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The Shake-Up Begins As Coaches And Gymnasts Are Released

The Shake-Up Begins As Coaches And Gymnasts Are Released

Gymnastics News Network By Terri Laymon   College Gymnastics season is over and now the “Shake-Up” begins! Depending on how well teams competed, scored and placed throughout the season could mean keeping your job and/or scholarship or possibly having some very devastating news handed to you. The NC State Wolfpack gymnastics team was the first to announce shocking news as ...

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Illinois Men’s Gymnastics Take Down Arizona State

Illinois Men’s Gymnastics Take Down Arizona State

Gymnastics News Network By:  Eileen Patchey  Illinois Men’s Gymnastics defeated Arizona State on Saturday, 422.900-396.200. The Fighting Illini swept all seven event titles, and held the lead the entire meet.  “This is how a big season starts,” said head coach Justin Spring. “You don’t end this way. We are starting like this, very high hit number percentages, and you continue to get better. ...

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Illinois Gymnasts Exude Confidence Both Home And Away

Illinois Gymnasts Exude Confidence Both Home And Away

Gymnastics News Network By: Terri Laymon Head Coach Kimberly Landrus announced that the Orange and Blue enter the 2016-17 campaign ranked No. 24 in the NACGC/W Preseason Coaches’ Poll, the Illini have now been selected as a preseason Top-25 team for ten consecutive seasons.   GNN: Thank you so much for taking the time to answer a few questions for us. ...

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Fighting Illini Gymnastics Adds Three National Champions To Roster

Fighting Illini Gymnastics Adds Three National Champions To Roster

Gymnastics News Network By: Terri Laymon University of Illinois women’s gymnastics head coach Kim Landrus is thrilled to add National Champions to the 2017-2018 Fighting Illini roster.  Nicole Biondi, Grace Gough and Kylie Noonan each signed their national letters of intent committing to the Fighting Illini women’s gymnastics program. “I am thrilled to have these three signees officially join our Illini ...

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The Fighting Illini Women Are Excited For The 2017 Season

The Fighting Illini Women Are Excited For The 2017 Season

Gymnastics News Network By: Terri Laymon The Fighting Illini women’s gymnastics head coach, Kim Landrus eagerly approaches the 2017 season featuring six home events, including the B1G Five Meet on March 11 and NCAA Champaign Regional on April 1. “The team and coaching staff are extremely excited about this year’s schedule,” Landrus said.  “We start the season with a strong ...

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Kristina Comforte Joins Illini Women’s Gymnastics Coaching Staff

Kristina Comforte Joins Illini Women’s Gymnastics Coaching Staff

Gymnastics News Network By: Terri Laymon Kim Landaus, head coach for the University of Illinois women’s gymnastics team announced the hiring of Kristina Comforte to the Illini coaching staff. Comforte will coach mainly vault and floor as well as most of the team’s choreography. “After an extensive search, I am extremely excited for Kristina to be part of our coaching staff,” ...

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Illini Gymnastics Adds Nine Gymnasts To Scholastic All-Americans Roll

Illini Gymnastics Adds Nine Gymnasts To Scholastic All-Americans Roll

Gymnastics News NetworkThe National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Women (NACGC/W) adds nine Illini gymnasts to its list of  Scholastic All-Americans as the NACGC/W announced this past week. Head coach Kim Landrus can now boast a total of 43 Scholastic All-America gymnastics honors in her time at the University of Illinois.   The cumulative team GPA of 3.4014 was  the highest ...

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@IlliniWGym Adds Jones to 2016 Signing Class

@IlliniWGym Adds Jones to 2016 Signing Class

Gymnastics News Network Head coach Kim Landrus and the Fighting Illini women’s gymnastics staff announced the addition of Brittany Jones. Jones signed her national letter of intent Friday to become part of the Illinois family and will join Rae Balhazor, Lindsay Dwyer and Karen Howell in the 2016 signing class.                       Brittany ...

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@IlliniWGym’s Lizzy LeDuc Competes at NCAA National Championships

@IlliniWGym’s Lizzy LeDuc Competes at NCAA National Championships

Gymnastics News Network Fighting Illini women’s gymnast Lizzy LeDuc competed individually at the NCAA National Championships Friday night at the Fort Worth Convention Center Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. Competing in her home state, the freshman gymnast produced a 9.6375 on floor. LeDuc became the 14th Illini to qualify individually for nationals and the first Illini freshman to qualify individually since Allison Buckley ...

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NCAA Rotation Schedule Announced for @IlliniWGym’s LeDuc

NCAA Rotation Schedule Announced for @IlliniWGym’s LeDuc

Gymnastics News Network LeDuc to compete in evening session of NCAA Semifinals 2016 NCAA Championships Competition Assignments CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The NCAA announced the rotations for the semifinals of the NCAA National Championships on Monday. After claiming the floor title at Saturday’s NCAA Regionals in Salt Lake City, Fighting Illini freshman gymnast Lizzy LeDuc will compete on April 15 at the Fort Worth Convention Center ...

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