Gymnastics

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  • Mark Heise
Feb. 09, 2007
Even with the competition not quite up to par this weekend, the Minnesota women's gymnastics team should still have an opportunity to improve. Hamline, Gustavus Adolphus and Winona State all come to the Sports Pavilion...
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  • Mark Heise
Feb. 05, 2007
The successful trend for the Minnesota men's gymnastics team continued this weekend, as the seventh-ranked Gophers overpowered No. 8 Iowa on the road Sunday, picking up the 206-201.5 win. Minnesota dispelled any thoughts of struggling away from home, winning its third straight meet...
By
  • Mark Heise
Feb. 02, 2007
Coming off two strong performances at home, the Minnesota men's gymnastics team hopes to take its success on the road this weekend, traveling to Iowa to face the Hawkeyes on Sunday at 2 p.m. "I think we feel pretty confident...
By
  • Mark Heise
Jan. 30, 2007
Minnesota junior Angela Walker is a prime example of determination in action. The successful gymnast has sailed through her routines this season...
By
  • Mark Heise
Jan. 29, 2007
With so many injuries plaguing the Minnesota women's gymnastics team, its impressive weekend performance might come as a surprise to many. The Gophers overcame several injuries to string together a strong meet at home Saturday...
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  • Mark Heise
Jan. 26, 2007
This weekend could shape up to be a big one for the Minnesota women's gymnastics team. A week after falling out of the top 25, the Gophers host No. 3 Utah on Saturday...
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  • Mark Heise
Jan. 22, 2007
Improvement from last week was needed if the Minnesota men's gymnastics team was going to be successful Saturday. The ninth-ranked Gophers definitely showed improvement and looked impressive as they defended their home floor...
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  • Mark Heise
Jan. 19, 2007
Following a disappointing weekend in Chicago, a home-floor advantage could be what the Minnesota men's gymnastics team needs. The ninth-ranked Gophers host No. 6 Illinois on Saturday at 6 p.m. and need to cut down on the number of falls they suffered in the Windy City in order to stop the Illini...
By
  • Mark Heise
Jan. 16, 2007
An air of confidence seemed to surround the Minnesota women's gymnastics team at its season opener Saturday. The 21st-ranked Gophers put up a strong showing at home, collecting 194.4 points...
By
  • Emily Wickstrom
Apr. 20, 2006
For Minnesota women's gymnast Laura Johnson, there is not much left to prove. The senior already has established herself as one of the Gophers' all-time bests and as a consistent yet exceptional performer in Minnesota's lineup the past four seasons, earning All-Big Ten honors each time.
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  • Emily Wickstrom
Apr. 10, 2006
Just like last season, Minnesota women's gymnast Laura Johnson will be competing in the NCAA Championships. But again, she won't be taking her teammates with her. The Gophers placed fifth as a team Saturday with a score of 194.675 at the NCAA North Central Regional Championships in Ames, Iowa.
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  • Emily Wickstrom
Apr. 07, 2006
Everything went right for Minnesota's women's gymnastics team at the Big Ten Championships on March 25, and the Gophers were rewarded with the conference title. Minnesota is hoping for more of the same Saturday when it competes at the NCAA North Central Regional Championships in Ames, Iowa, with a trip to the NCAA Championships at stake.
By
  • Emily Wickstrom
Mar. 30, 2006
Sophomore Ashley Stanton is by no means the star of Minnesota's women's gymnastics team. That title without a doubt belongs to senior Laura Johnson, who recently was crowned Big Ten Gymnast of the Year and has excelled for four seasons. But Stanton, who competes on balance beam and floor exercise, has established herself with ...
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  • Emily Wickstrom
Mar. 27, 2006
Minnesota's women's gymnast Laura Johnson said her team didn't set out trying to win a Big Ten Championship. "We were just there to post our best score of the season," Johnson said. Although they didn't score a season high, the end result was likely more satisfying as the Gophers captured the Big Ten title Saturday with a score of 195.150 in East Lansing, Mich.
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  • Matt Perkins
Mar. 24, 2006
Minnesota's men's gymnastics team understands how important it is to stay focused on individual routines rather than the competition's success. But it's hard to ignore the competition at this year's Big Ten Championships, which begins at 7 tonight in Iowa City, Iowa. So the ninth-ranked Gophers ...
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