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Hornets avert disastrous season to finish with 4 gymnasts in regionals

Hornets avert disastrous season to finish with 4 gymnasts in regionals

Thomas Frey

April 17, 2018


Filed under Gymnastics, Sports

As the Sacramento State gymnastics team left the University of Alaska Anchorage and its negative-nine degree weather on Feb. 3, it seemed like the Hornets’ season was completely turned around. Sac State — which finished its year at the NCAA Regional on April 7— didn’t get the overall score...

4 senior gymnasts prepare for NCAA Regional

4 senior gymnasts prepare for NCAA Regional

Thomas Frey, News editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under Gymnastics, Sports

Four Sacramento State senior gymnasts will perform for what is likely to be the final performances of their careers at the NCAA Regional on Saturday at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City. Annie Juarez and Caitlin Soliwoda will be all-arounders, while Courtney Soliwoda is an event specialist on...

Senior gymnast conquers overthinking, years of foot injuries en route to postseason

Senior gymnast conquers overthinking, years of foot injuries en route to postseason

Thomas Frey, News editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under Gymnastics, Sports

All that stood between a trip to the NCAA Regional in front of more than 15,000 fans and Sacramento State senior Annie Juarez’s career ending was a score of 9.150 or above on the uneven bars in her last routine of the regular season — and a 45-minute wait. Juarez’s entire gymnastics career consumed ...

Trio of Sac State gymnasts qualify for NCAA Regional

Trio of Sac State gymnasts qualify for NCAA Regional

Thomas Frey

March 25, 2018


Filed under Featured, Gymnastics, Sports

Sacramento State senior gymnasts Annie Juarez, Caitlin Soliwoda and Courtney Soliwoda all qualified for a spot in an NCAA Regional after the regular season ended at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships on Saturday. Juarez and Caitlin Soliwoda will be competing as all-arounders, while Courtne...

All 6 seniors have nights to remember in final gymnastics home meet

All 6 seniors have nights to remember in final gymnastics home meet

Thomas Frey

March 17, 2018


Filed under Featured, Gymnastics, Sports

There was hardly a dry eye on the floor or in the crowd as senior night wrapped up for the six Sacramento State gymnastics seniors performing for the final time at the Nest on Friday. The Hornets recorded their second best score of the season with a 195.275 to finish third in a quad-meet against No....

Gymnasts prepare for senior-day finale against ranked opponents

Gymnasts prepare for senior-day finale against ranked opponents

Thomas Frey

March 13, 2018


Filed under Featured, Gymnastics, Sports

Six seniors will compete in their final home meet as the Sacramento State gymnastics team hosts No. 13 Oregon State, No. 17 Arizona State and UC Davis on Friday at the Nest. Seniors Jennifer Brenner, Annie Juarez, Courteney Ng, Lauren Rice, Caitlin Soliwoda and Courtney Soliwoda will be capping of...

4 gymnasts set career highs as Hornets put together a fall-free meet

4 gymnasts set career highs as Hornets put together a fall-free meet

Thomas Frey

March 10, 2018


Filed under Gymnastics, Sports

Sacramento State gymnastics didn’t record a fall in any of its 24 routines and had its second highest score of the season in front of a loud crowd on Friday at the Nest. This positive energy helped lead Sac State — which finished in third place — to a score of 195.175 against the University...

Gymnastics team finds success after difficult start to season

Gymnastics team finds success after difficult start to season

Thomas Frey

February 26, 2018


Filed under Featured, Gymnastics, Sports

Sacramento State gymnastics has competed in eight meets this season and that story can be told in two parts. In the first four meets of their turbulent season, the Hornets struggled with injuries — most notably to seniors Lauren Rice, Caitlin Soliwoda and Courtney Soliwoda — and had trouble completi...

Gymnastics team records season high, wins tri-meet with 195.400 score

Gymnastics team records season high, wins tri-meet with 195.400 score

Thomas Frey

February 17, 2018


Filed under Featured, Gymnastics, Sports

The Sacramento State gymnastics team recorded a season-high 195.400 in a win over San Jose State (194.050) and Seattle Pacific (189.200) on Friday night at the Nest. The Hornets have now scored 194.400 and 195.400 in back-to-back weeks after hovering at 193.275 or below in their first five meets of the season. Senior all-arounder Caitlin Soliwoda said that the team has been capa...

Gymnastics team records highest score of the season at UC Davis

Gymnastics team records highest score of the season at UC Davis

Thomas Frey

February 10, 2018


Filed under Featured, Gymnastics, Sports

All it took was a short trip across the Causeway for the Sacramento State gymnastics team to get its season back on track in a tri-meet against Utah State and the host, UC Davis. Not only did the Hornets set high scores as a team in vault and beam, but they destroyed their previous season high of...

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