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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...

Illinois women’s gymnastics returns to Minneapolis for Regionals

Illinois women’s gymnastics returns to Minneapolis for Regionals

April 3, 2014

The No. 11 Illinois women’s gymnastics team last competed at Minneapolis on Jan. 25, where it suffered its first loss of the season against a lower-ranked Minnesota team. The Illini will be back in Minneapolis this Saturday for NCAA Regionals, and they will be a No. 2 seed for the first time in school...