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Amanda Stepp
The Northern Illinois University women’s gymnastics team rallied for a 192.250-189.575 victory over UIC at the UIC Pavilion in the season opener Friday night. Trailing, 96.40-95.225, following the second event, the Huskies (1-0) rallied in the floor exercise with a 48.175, while the Flames (0-1) posted a 46.325 on the beam. The teams’ performances in...
Natalie Amadio
The Northern Illinois University gymnastics team came on strong in the final two rotations Saturday to claim fourth place at the Mid-American Conference Gymnastics Championships at the EMU Convocation Center in Ypsilanti, Mich. The Huskies posted a score of 194.150, their third-highest team score of the season, to finish ahead of Ball State (193.975), Eastern...
Megan Melendez
For the second consecutive meet, the Northern Illinois University gymnastics team posted one of its highest score in school history as the Huskies concluded the regular season on the short end of a 196.175-195.000 score at No. 22 Arizona State. In scoring 195.000 Friday night, just one week after tallying a 195.100 mark in winning...
Friday night at the Illinois Classic, the Northern Illinois University gymnastics team had three excellent events and stumbled on beam en route to a score of 193.625. On Sunday at Bowling Green, the Huskies were solid on all four events but could not attain scores as high across the board in falling to the Falcons,...
Northern Illinois showed its mental toughness and ability to come back from adversity by overcoming extremely tough judging on its first event to put together three solid events at the State of Illinois Classic Saturday at UIC’s Physical Education Building. NIU finished with a 192.675 to take fourth place at the meet. No. 17 Illinois...
Megan Melendez
The Northern Illinois gymnastics team earned its highest scores of the season on uneven parallel bars and vault, but suffered some uncharacteristic falls on balance beam in its final event of the meet and dropped a 194.825-193.675 decision to Western Michigan Sunday at University Arena in Kalamazoo. The loss drops the Huskies’ record to 4-5...
Natalie Amadio
In its final home meet of the 2013 season, the Northern Illinois gymnastics team hit all four of its events and led from wire-to-wire to earn a 194.775-192.550 victory over Eastern Michigan Friday in the NIU Convocation Center. The Huskies’ team score was its highest of the season and its eighth-highest all-time. Northern Illinois improved...
Jaelyn Olsen
Northern Illinois put together its most complete meet of the 2013 season at Central Michigan Friday night, earning its season-high team total with a 194.025, but fell to the No. 21 ranked Chippewas at McGuirk Arena. NIU’s team score was 1.150 points higher than its previous season best, led by a stellar performance on uneven...
Megan Melendez
Northern Illinois’ third consecutive attempt at a narrow victory fell short Friday as the Huskies dropped a 192.475-192.075 decision to Ball State in Mid-American Conference women’s gymnastics action at Irving Gym in the Ball State Sports and Recreation Center. NIU narrowly out-scored the Cardinals in three events, but the margin was not enough to overcome...
Marisa Liptak
After opening the 2013 season with its highest first meet score since 2009, the Northern Illinois gymnastics team looks to build on that performance Saturday in its 2013 Mid-American Conference season opener versus Bowling Green at the NIU Convocation Center. The meet begins at 5 p.m. as the first half of a gymnastics/men’s basketball doubleheader...
Kim Gotlund
Trailing Illinois State by more than a point entering the final rotation of its 2013 season opener, Northern Illinois got a strong performance on floor exercise while ISU faltered on balance beam, allowing NIU to claim a 192.175-192.050 victory Sunday in the NIU Convocation Center. Northern Illinois won its season opener for the first time...
Megan Melendez
Throughout the fall semester, the Northern Illinois women’s gymnastics team has met its benchmarks and exceeded expectations while preparing for the 2013 season. On Sunday, NIU will get its first chance to put all the hours of hard work and training on display when the Huskies play host to Illinois State in their 2013 season...