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NIU gymnastics: Six Huskies make Academic All-MAC team

By Northern Star staff | April 23, 2015

Gymnastics placed six student-athletes on the Academic All-MAC Team, the conference announced Wednesday.Seniors Kelly Nortz and Amanda Stepp, junior Natalie Amadio and sophomores Taylor Crumley, Megan Gilliam and Megan Greenfield represented NIU on the...

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...

Gymnastics’ home defense falters

By Steve Shonder | February 16, 2014

Gymnastics put up its highest team score of the year, but it wasn’t enough to secure a win.The Huskies (4-3, 2-1 MAC) took on the Texas Woman’s Pioneers, the Iowa State Cyclones, and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawks in a four-team meet...

Gymnastics fails to beat Kent State

By Steve Shonder | February 9, 2014

Gymnastics put up its highest score of the season Friday, but it wasn’t enough to knock off No. 25 Kent State.The Huskies (2-2, 2-1 MAC) lost 195.675-193.375 at Kent State. The loss ends the Huskies’ three-meet win streak. The Golden Flashes (6-1,...