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Gymnastics team reflects on NCAA Regional, season

Gymnastics team reflects on NCAA Regional, season

Thomas Frey
April 11, 2017
Filed under Featured, Gymnastics, Sports

The last two events that the nearly sold-out audience at Alaska Airlines Arena watched at the NCAA Regional in Seattle featured two Sacramento State all-around junior gymnasts. Lauren Rice danced on the balance beam while teammate Caitlin Soliwoda performed her floor routine as they finished a five-...

Four gymnasts qualify for NCAA Regional

Four gymnasts qualify for NCAA Regional

Thomas Frey
March 30, 2017
Filed under Gymnastics, Sports

For the second year in a row, Sacramento State gymnasts Julia Konner and Lauren Rice have qualified for the NCAA Regional Saturday at the University of Washington in Seattle. They will be joined by juniors Caitlin Soliwoda and Courtney Soliwoda. For Konner (senior) and Rice (junior), this is ...

Senior night ends in second place finish for gymnastics team

Senior night ends in second place finish for gymnastics team

Thomas Frey
March 5, 2017
Filed under Gymnastics, Sports

Sacramento State’s gymnastics team took second place Saturday on senior night against Seattle Pacific University and winner UC Davis at the Nest. The Hornets led both teams after the vault and uneven bars but fell into third place on the balance beam. However, Sac State seniors Anneke Klaver an...

Gymnastics team finishes third in meet at UC Davis

Gymnastics team finishes third in meet at UC Davis

Thomas Frey
February 25, 2017
Filed under Gymnastics, Sports

Despite a strong start on the balance beam, the Sacramento State gymnastics team finished third Friday against UC Davis, who hosted and won the meet, San Jose State and Seattle Pacific. Sac State struggled in its floor exercise, which was the second event the Hornets participated in at the Mountain...

Sac State gymnastics team bounces back against Alaska Anchorage

Sac State gymnastics team bounces back against Alaska Anchorage

Carlo Marzan
February 4, 2017
Filed under Gymnastics, Sports

The Sacramento State gymnastics team bounced back from Sunday’s loss to UC Davis after beating Alaska Anchorage 194.000-190.900 at the Nest on Friday. The gymnastics team's quote for the entire weekend was "bounce beyond." With help from the home crowd, the Hornets were able to secure the lead in ...

Twin sisters defy injuries to lead Sac State gymnastics

Twin sisters defy injuries to lead Sac State gymnastics

Will Moon
February 2, 2017
Filed under Featured, Gymnastics, Sports

As 3-year-olds climbing swing sets, Sacramento State juniors Courtney and Caitlin Soliwoda’s mother enrolled them in gymnastics lessons for their own safety. “She just wanted us to learn how to fall and land without killing ourselves,” Courtney said. Yet after 17 years of training, athletic a...

Gymnastics team falls to UC Davis in Causeway dual meet

Gymnastics team falls to UC Davis in Causeway dual meet

Carlo Marzan
January 30, 2017
Filed under Gymnastics, Sports

  The Sacramento State gymnastics team fell to UC Davis 194.925-193.050 in the Causeway dual meet at the Pavilion on Sunday. The meet also acted as a celebration of the 40-year-old rivalry between the two gymnastics programs. Alumni from both the Sacramento State and UC Davis gymnastics teams we...

Hornets prepare to flip out over gymnastics competition

Hornets prepare to flip out over gymnastics competition

Lanea Florence
December 8, 2016
Filed under Gymnastics, Sports

The Sacramento State gymnastic team’s annual Flip Fest — to be held on Dec. 9 — will be the first time all semester that the public will be able to watch the gymnasts perform routines. Flip Fest is unlike any other gymnastics competition the team will compete in, as the gymnasts will only be com...

Gymnastics coach takes on full-time role at Sac State

Gymnastics coach takes on full-time role at Sac State

Lanea Florence
October 18, 2016
Filed under Gymnastics, Sports

With cheerful eyes and a smile that extends from ear to ear, anyone can tell he is a man filled with joy, excitement, passion and a heart for his sport and his students. This is the case for newly named Sacramento State head gymnastics coach Randy Solorio, who not only strives for the best scores and...

Sac State’s athletic future is in good hands

Sac State’s athletic future is in good hands

Julian Perez
May 12, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Sports, Tennis

As the 2015-16 school year winds down, so too do the careers of many Sacramento State student-athletes, leaving some pretty big shoes to fill for underclassmen. While losing senior leadership will be a tough blow for Hornet sports to take, there are many freshmen and sophomores who have steppe...

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