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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


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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


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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


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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...

Senior gymnast’s flair on floor leads to national following

Senior gymnast’s flair on floor leads to national following

Thomas Frey

January 29, 2018


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On a cold night in April not only was the sky pouring in Seattle, but an ovation also rained down from the rafters as Sacramento State senior gymnast Lauren Rice twisted through the air to finish her floor routine at the NCAA Regional in a sold-out Alaska Airlines Arena. While Rice finished the meet just a quarter ...

Schmeiss’ ‘outstanding’ performance isn’t enough to lift gymnastics over San Jose State

Schmeiss’ ‘outstanding’ performance isn’t enough to lift gymnastics over San Jose State

Thomas Frey

January 27, 2018


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Although the Sacramento State gymnastics team posted its lowest score of the season in a 194.425-191.775 loss to San Jose State on Friday night, the team’s performance had some bright spots. Balance beam was the team’s lowest score of the night, but it featured arguably the team’s two top perf...

Injuries headline Sac State gymnastics season through 3 meets

Injuries headline Sac State gymnastics season through 3 meets

Thomas Frey

January 23, 2018


Filed under Featured, Gymnastics, Sports

Through three meets this season, the Sacramento State gymnastics team hasn’t gotten off to the start that it visualized due in large part to the injuries of seniors Lauren Rice, Caitlin Soliwoda and Courtney Soliwoda. All three qualified for the NCAA Regionals as juniors and headed into their seni...

Rice injured as Sac State gymnastics team falls to Washington

Rice injured as Sac State gymnastics team falls to Washington

Thomas Frey

January 12, 2018


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The injuries continue to mount for the Sacramento State gymnastics team after senior Lauren Rice wasn’t able to put any pressure on her right leg at the end of the Hornets’ 195.350-191.500 loss to the University of Washington on Friday at the Nest. On the final routine of the meet, Rice was n...

Sac State gymnastics opens with disappointing finish at NorCal Classic

Sac State gymnastics opens with disappointing finish at NorCal Classic

Thomas Frey

January 9, 2018


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The NorCal Classic did not go the way that Sacramento State gymnastics coach Randy Solorio expected it to on Monday at Stanford. The Hornets had low scores on the uneven bars and on-vault finishing and finished in fifth place in the meet with a score of 192.875. Sac State struggled on the uneven...

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