Gymnastics

Gymnastics

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The Illinois women's gymnastics team will begin this season ranked 17th in the GymInfo Preseason Coaches Poll.

It's the fourth consecutive time and fifth overall the Illini have been in the Top 25 heading into a season.

 

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Ex-Illini gymnast helps U.S. win Pan-Am

GUADALAJARA, Mexico — Former Illini All-American Wes Haagensen tied for fourth place in the all-around, helping the U.S. Men’s National Team win the gold medal at the Pan American Championships on Thursday.
The Americans scored 352.150 points to top Brazil and Canada, which tied for second at 343.950.

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Bob Starkell resigns as UI  director of gymnastics

Storyline No. 6: Gym dandies

Each hour on the hour today, we'll preview the 2010-11 school year. Up sixth, is this the year Illinois celebrates another NCAA team championship (and not in men's tennis)>

Illini gymnast selected for U.S. team

Illinois senior men's gymnast Paul Ruggeri, fresh off an eighth-place finish at the Visa Championships, has been selected as an alternate for the six-member U.S. men's gymnastics team that will compete in the World Championships in the Netherlands in October.

Illini gymnast selected for U.S. team

Illinois senior men's gymnast Paul Ruggeri, fresh off an eighth-place finish at the Visa Championships, has been selected as an alternate for the six-member U.S. men's gymnastics team that will compete in the World Championships in the Netherlands in October.

Ribeiro earns national championship

HARTFORD, Conn. — Illinois senior Daniel Ribeiro won a gold medal in the pommel horse and teammate Paul Ruggeri finished in the top four in three events Friday night at the Visa Championships [--] the national championships of USA Gymnastics.
Ruggeri, who finished eighth in the all-around with a 173.300 score, earned an automatic spot on the U.S. Men’s Senior National Team.

Gymnasts advance to finals

HARTFORD, Conn. — Illinois’ Daniel Ribeiro, Paul Ruggeri, Chad Wiest and Tyler Mizoguchi and former Illini Wes Haagensen advanced to the finals of the Visa Championships after solid opening-night performances Wednesday.
Ruggeri’s all-around score of 86.600 was good for ninth place, while Haagensen (86.050) tied for 11th and Mizoguchi (82.850) was 29th.

Four Illini set for championships

HARTFORD, Conn. — Four University of Illinois athletes are entered in the senior men’s division of the 2010 USA Gymnastics Visa Championships.
Seniors Daniel Ribeiro, Paul Ruggeri and Chad Wiest and junior Tyler Mizoguchi are scheduled to begin competition Wednesday. Current U.S. National Team members — including Ruggeri, Mizoguchi and former Illini Wes Haagensen — earned automatic entries. Ribeiro and Wiest qualified by finishing in the top 23 on July 10 at the Men’s National Qualifier in Colorado Springs, Colo.