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Junior shines as young Hornet gymnasts finish second behind Stanford

Junior shines as young Hornet gymnasts finish second behind Stanford

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

January 13, 2019


Filed under Gymnastics, Sports

Junior Alexis Belkoff set career highs on bars and beam while nearly setting a career high on vault as the Sacramento State gymnastics team finished with a score of 189.950. While Belkoff performed well, the rest of the Hornets struggled, finishing in second place behind Stanford and ahead of Seat...

Video: Sac State gymnasts preview upcoming season

Kelly Kiernan

January 6, 2019


Filed under Gymnastics, Video

Sacramento State gymnastics opens its season in the NorCal Classic against Stanford, UC Davis and San Jose State today. Seniors Lauren Schmeiss and Jackie Sampson talk about their goals for the season after having strong junior campaigns while sophomore Jordyn Brent speaks about preparing to be ...

Sac State gymnast recalls her freshman year’s challenges and successes

Sac State gymnast recalls her freshman year’s challenges and successes

Shiavon Chatman

November 13, 2018


Filed under Gymnastics, Instagram, Sports

The time finally came for Sacramento State gymnast Jordyn Brent as she stepped up to the mat at Maples Pavillion on the campus of Stanford University Jan. 8. Brent was preparing for her second semester of school and was making her collegiate debut on the uneven bars. She executed her routine ...

Self harm, depression: one former gymnast’s struggle

Self harm, depression: one former gymnast’s struggle

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Featured, Gymnastics, Sexual Assault, Sports

When Megan Kyle stuck her landing on the balance beam on Jan. 29, 2017, she did something she had never done before. It was Kyle’s third season competing for Sacramento State gymnastics and her first time competing in three events in a single match. In the season opener earlier in the mont...

Washington, Iowa, Denver highlight Sac State 2019 gymnastics schedule

Washington, Iowa, Denver highlight Sac State 2019 gymnastics schedule

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

July 12, 2018


Filed under Featured, Gymnastics, Sports

Six gymnastics teams coming off postseason appearances in April will compete against Sacramento State in the upcoming 2018-2019 season, according to head coach Randy Solorio. The Hornets will open against two of the ranked teams — Stanford and Cal — to open the season in the NorCal Classic Jan....

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....

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