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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


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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


Filed under Featured, Gymnastics, Sports

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


Filed under Featured, Gymnastics, Sports

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...

PREVIEW: Sac State gymnastics looks to prove worth in NorCal Classic

PREVIEW: Sac State gymnastics looks to prove worth in NorCal Classic

Thomas Frey

January 8, 2018


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The Sacramento State gymnastics team kicks off its season as underdogs in the NorCal Classic on Monday at 6 p.m. at Stanford. Cal, San Jose State and UC Davis will join the Hornets and Cardinals in competition. When the national preseason top-36 rankings were released in December, Sac State did not...

Competition, expectations high as gymnastics team prepares for Flip Fest

Competition, expectations high as gymnastics team prepares for Flip Fest

Thomas Frey

December 6, 2017


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For a college gymnast, it doesn’t get much better then a trip to the NCAA Regionals. That is what Sacramento State seniors Lauren Rice and sisters Caitlin and Courtney Soliwoda — who will open up the gymnastics season by hosting Flip Fest Friday at 7 p.m. — did as juniors a year ago. Except accor...

Gymnastics team reflects on NCAA Regional, season

Gymnastics team reflects on NCAA Regional, season

Thomas Frey

April 11, 2017


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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 ...

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