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Illinois women’s gymnastics head to Big Five Meet

By Tyler Fedak

March 11, 2016


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Tweet: [email protected] prep for Big Ten Championships with Big Five Meet #IlliniThe season may be nearing its end for the Illinois women’s gymnastics team, but with two conference meets and the national championships approaching, the team is just getting warmed up.The Illini are fresh off four straight ...

Illinois women’s gymnastics wins ninth straight Illinois Classic

Illinois women’s gymnastics wins ninth straight Illinois Classic

By Tyler Fedak

March 6, 2016


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The Illinois women’s gymnastics team hosted the Illinois Classic on Saturday, defending a title it’s held for eight years.The team carried the momentum from its three-meet winning streak into the matchup against Northern Illinois, Illinois State and UIC and came out on top.The Illini posted a tota...

No. 22 Illinois women’s gymnastics look to defend Illinois Classic title

By Tyler Fedak

March 2, 2016


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Tweet: @illiniWGym Illini hope to win Illinois Classic for ninth consecutive year #illiniThe Illinois women’s gymnastics team returns to Huff Hall on a three-game winning streak to defend a title its held for eight years.The No. 22 Illini are coming off a successful doubleheader weekend where the tea...

Illinois women’s gymnastics produce new season-high total, sweep doubleheader weekend

By Tyler Fedak

February 29, 2016


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Tweet: @IlliniWGym boast new season-high total (196.525) and garner 8 event titles from weekend wins #IlliniThe Illinois women’s gymnastic team’s season carried the high energy from the win against Michigan State into this weekend’s doubleheader versus Iowa State and Lindenwood.On Senior nIght, sen...

Illinois women's gymnastics rides momentum going into double header weekend

Illinois women's gymnastics rides momentum going into double header weekend

By Tyler Fedak

February 25, 2016


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Tweet: @IlliniWGym the Illini have high energy going into their two competitions this weekend #IlliniPrior to last weekend’s matchup against Michigan State, the Illini hadn't put everything together in competition. Then, against the Spartans, Illinois went out and performed a program...

Illini women's gymnasts show off choreography skills

Illini women's gymnasts show off choreography skills

By Tyler Fedak

February 25, 2016


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Tweet: @IlliniWGym Gymnasts participate in LipSync Challenge #IlliniSinging and dancing are great outlets to express creativity and bring people together. For Illinois' women's gymnasts, the dancing part is second nature. But when it comes to singing, those who can, do and those who can’t, lip-sync...

Illinois women's gymnastics squeaks passed Penn State

Illinois women's gymnastics squeaks passed Penn State

By Tyler Fedak

February 1, 2016


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The No. 19 Illinois women’s gymnastics meet against Penn State on Friday night in State College, Pennsylvania, was settled by less than one point.ssIllinois (2-2, 2-1 Big Ten)ss started out this Big Ten matchup competing on the uneven bars. Junior Mary Jane Horth performed her third 9.900 routine of ...

No.17 Illinois women's gymnastics falls to No.3 Michigan

No.17 Illinois women's gymnastics falls to No.3 Michigan

By Tyler Fedak

January 24, 2016


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In its first home meet of the season, No. 17 Illinois women’s gymnastics fell to No. 3 Michigan 196.900-195.150ssCompeting on home turf was a helpful change of atmosphere for Illinois.“We always love being back in Huff,” said junior Mary Jane Horth. “Seeing familiar faces out in the crowd is so nice and...

Illinois women’s gymnastics trio compete at Nationals, O’Connor named All-American

Illinois women’s gymnastics trio compete at Nationals, O’Connor named All-American

April 20, 2015


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Three Illinois women’s gymnasts competed at the NCAA Championships on Friday at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas. Sophomore Mary Jane Horth, junior Giana O’Connor and senior Sunny Kato all failed to place in the top three in their respective events, but head coach Kim Landrus ...

Three individuals to represent Illinois women’s gymnastics at Nationals

Three individuals to represent Illinois women’s gymnastics at Nationals

April 16, 2015


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The Illinois women’s gymnastics team won’t be competing at the NCAA Championships for the first time in three years, but three of its gymnasts will. Head coach Kim Landrus wanted her team to qualify but knows having three of her gymnasts advance as individuals — more than any other program that ...

Naleway finishing her time as “mom” for the Illinois women’s gymnastics team

Naleway finishing her time as “mom” for the Illinois women’s gymnastics team

April 15, 2015


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Jordan Naleway earned her first varsity letter — commemorating her first collegiate season — at the 2012 Illinois gymnastics awards banquet. But that night, Naleway was also deemed the next “mom” of the women’s gymnastics team. Then-senior Hannah Welker had a gray “Illinois Mom” t-shirt ...

Illinois women’s gymnastics season ends at Morgantown Regional

Illinois women’s gymnastics season ends at Morgantown Regional

April 6, 2015


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The Illinois women’s gymnastics team had been working toward one goal all season: a third-straight trip to NCAA Nationals. All Illinois had to do to make that dream a reality was finish in the top two at the Morgantown Regional on Saturday night. The Illini walked into the WVU Coliseum in Morganto...

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