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NIU gymnastics’ alumna shows support

By Matt Hopkinson | January 29, 2013

The women’s gymnastics team graduated five athletes last season, but hasn’t lost the support from any of those former contributors. Former Huskie gymnasts like Ashley Guerra have already been in attendance this year, her first removed from the team,...

Central Michigan edges NIU gymnastics

By Matt Hopkinson | February 26, 2012

While NIU gymnastics highlighted its seniors, Central Michigan stole the show Saturday.The Chippewas defeated NIU 194.950-193.925 at the Convocation Center Sunday. NIU posted its second-highest score this season against CMU.Central Michigan (11-3, 5-0...

Marisa Liptak ( vs WMU 1/22/12)

Huskies to honor seniors vs. Central Michigan

By Matt Hopkinson | February 22, 2012

NIU gymnastics is set to host its final home meet of the regular season, as they welcome back-to-back MAC champions Central Michigan (6-2, 3-0 MAC) Sunday.The Huskies (3-4, 2-2 MAC) will pay homage to their seniors, as they prepare for what could become...

Shelby Davis

Gymnastics posts second highest point total in loss to Kent State

By Matt Hopkinson | February 19, 2012

NIU gymnastics posted the second-highest point total of its season, but it wasn't enough as they lost to Kent State..The Huskies' (3-4, 2-2 MAC) score of 193.625 wouldn't be enough to edge Kent State's score of 195.525. This match also marked the second...

Marisa Liptak

NIU gymnastics falls to New Hampshire

By Matt Hopkinson | January 29, 2012

Starting off ominously with a slip-up in vault and three falls on the bars, NIU gymnastics came back to challenge but lost to New Hampshire.With the mishaps on the first two events, the Huskies seemed primed to fall way behind, but came back to post their...

Gymnastics can’t fan Flames

By Brian Thomas | March 2, 2011

NIU once again failed to record a win Tuesday night at home against UIC, losing 195.100-193.575. The Huskies (1-8 overall, 1-5 MAC) recorded a season-high score with their 193.575. It is the largest score NIU has posted since last year at the MAC championships....

Gymnastics looking to get on right track at WMU

By Brian Thomas | February 11, 2011

Coming off of its loss two weeks ago at Central Michigan, the NIU gymnastics team (1-4 overall, 1-2 MAC) is set to take on conference rival Western Michigan (5-4 Overall 2-0 MAC) on the road Sunday. Despite the loss two weeks ago, NIU head coach Mark...

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