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Gymnastics sends six to Tuscaloosa

By Northern Star staff | March 28, 2016

Gymnastics finished in sixth place at the MAC Championships on March 19 but is sending six gymnasts to the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional Championships — a program record.Four of the gymnasts were sent as individuals and two were sent as alternates. The last...

NIU gymnastics: Huskies end year on sour note

By Steve Shonder | March 23, 2015

Gymnastics’ record-breaking season came to a halt at the MAC Championships over the weekend when the Huskies tied for last place and posted a score of just 193.2.The Huskies tied for sixth place with the Ball State Cardinals on Saturday in Kent, Ohio....

NIU gymnastics: Huskies tie school scoring record in win

By Steve Shonder | February 16, 2015

What happenedGymnastics (7-2, 3-1 MAC) hit its season-high score, 194.475, Friday before tying the program’s all-time high score, 196.65, Sunday.Friday, the Huskies finished second — behind the Iowa State Cyclones, 194.95, but ahead of the Yale Bulldogs,...

NIU gymnastics: Huskies complete comeback

By Steve Shonder | January 26, 2015

What happenedGymnastics (3-0, 1-0 MAC) pulled off a comeback win against the Lindenwood Lady Lions, winning 191.95-191.275 Friday at the Convocation Center to remain undefeated this season.How it happenedThe Huskies started fast on vault as they got solid...

Gymnastics gets ‘some jitters out’

By Nicholas Ferry | November 23, 2014

Gymnastics’ red squad edged out the black squad Saturday as the team continues building confidence heading into the season.The Huskies held their annual Black/Red Intra Squad meet at the Convocation Center as the red squad outscored the black squad,...

Gymnastics’ MAC hopes dashed

By Steve Shonder | March 23, 2014

Gymnastics finished its season strong, but it wasn’t good enough to win the MAC Championships.The Huskies placed fourth with a score of 194.15 at the MAC Championships Saturday at the EMU Convocation Center in Ypsilanti, Mich. No. 18 Central Michigan...

Gymnastics reaches 194 in loss

By Steve Shonder | March 2, 2014

Despite strong performances across the board, gymnastics was unable to defeat the No. 16 Central Michigan Chippewas.The Huskies (5-6, 2-4 MAC) lost to the Chippewas (10-2, 4-1 MAC) 194.675-194.05 Sunday at the Convocation Center. This is the first time...

Women’s gymnastics off to a strong season

By Matt Hopkinson | January 28, 2013

The women’s gymnastics team is off to their best start since the 2009 team won the first two meets of the season. The success of the team has improved since the entrance of head coach Sam Morreale, as he guided a team with solid pieces in place to one...

Women’s gymnastics suffers first loss of the season

By Matt Hopkinson | January 27, 2013

Women’s gymnastics went on the road for the first time this season and tasted defeat for the first time, as well. Heading into Ball State (2-2, 2-0 MAC) for its second MAC meet of the season, the Huskies (2-1, 1-1 MAC) were in the lead going into the...