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Illinois women’s gymnastics compete in first session of Big Ten Championships

Illinois women’s gymnastics compete in first session of Big Ten Championships

By Tyler Fedak

March 16, 2016

The Big Five Meet last weekend in Columbus, Ohio, prepped the Illinois women’s gymnastics team to take on the real deal— the Big Ten Championships.Last weekend, Illinois went up against Nebraska, Michigan State, Maryland and Ohio State at the Big Five Meet. The Illini were in the running t...

O’Connor injured, Illinois women’s gymnastics place fourth in Big Five Meet

By Tyler Fedak

March 13, 2016

Tweet: @IlliniWGym Buchanan brings home two titles from Big Five Meet #IlliniA week before the Big Ten Championships, the Illinois women’s gymnastics team got a taste of conference competition at the Big Five Meet in Columbus, Ohio.EJThe Illini led off the meet with strong performances on beam and floo...

Illinois women’s gymnastics wins ninth straight Illinois Classic

Illinois women’s gymnastics wins ninth straight Illinois Classic

By Tyler Fedak

March 6, 2016

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

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

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

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...

Gymnastics helps Lizzy LeDuc grow as a Filipino

Gymnastics helps Lizzy LeDuc grow as a Filipino

By Ashley Wijangco

October 18, 2015

Illinois freshman gymnast Lizzy LeDuc made her first trip to the Philippines in May 2014. Despite being half Filipina and feeling like she resembled a Filipina, she noticed that she still stood out among all of the Filipinos there.“I don’t look like them, super dark, and I hadn’t been tanning f...