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Sandy Menard was the first gymnast to compete in the NCAA Championships in Los Angeles on April 16-18, 1998. She qualified after completing the NCAA Central Regional gymnastics Championships.

History of the Week: Gymnast Sandy Menard sets out to break NIU history

By Northern Star staff | April 6, 2016

Gymnast Sandy Menard set out to do something no other athlete at NIU had ever had the chance to do: win a national championship."This is the happiest moment of my life," Menard said, according to an April 5, 1998, Northern Star article.Menard broke NIU...

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