The State Hornet

Gymnastics team finds success after difficult start to season

Sacramento State junior Lauren Schmeiss competes on the balance beam at UC Davis on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. Schmeiss recorded a 9.700 and has also finished with scores of 9.700 or higher in five of her seven events this season.

Thomas Frey

February 26, 2018

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

Sacramento State senior gymnast Annie Juarez performs her uneven bars routine Friday, Feb. 16 at the Nest. Juarez recorded a 9.800 on the routine and scored a career-high 39.200 as an all-arounder.

Thomas Frey

February 17, 2018

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

Sacramento State senior gymnast Caitlin Soliwoda finishes her floor routine Friday, Feb. 9 at UC Davis. Soliwoda recorded a 9.725 in the event and a 39.125 as an all-arounder.

Thomas Frey

February 10, 2018

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

In three seasons at Sacramento State, senior gymnast Lauren Rice has secured two trips to the NCAA Regional as an all-arounder.

Thomas Frey

January 29, 2018

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

Sacramento State senior gymnast Annie Juarez competes on the floor event on Dec. 8 at Flip Fest.

Thomas Frey

January 27, 2018

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

Sacramento State senior gymnast Caitlin Soliwoda prepares to start her uneven bars routine in the NorCal Classic Monday, Jan. 8 at Stanford. Soliwoda injured her heels on the landing which caused her to leave the event early and miss the next event on Jan. 12, but she made her return on Jan. 19 and scored a 38.975 in the all-around.

Thomas Frey

January 23, 2018

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

Sacramento State gymnast Lauren Rice performs her balance beam routine in a 195.350-191.500 loss to the University of Washington Friday, Jan. 12 at the Nest. Rice was helped off the floor after suffering an ankle injury during her floor routine.

Thomas Frey

January 12, 2018

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

Sacramento State senior gymnast Caitlin Soliwoda performs her floor routine at Flip Fest Dec. 8 at the Nest. Soliwoda performed on bars and beam at the NorCal Classic before exiting with an apparent ankle injury.

Thomas Frey

January 9, 2018

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

Sacramento State senior gymnast Annie Juarez competes on the floor event on Dec. 8 at Flip Fest.

Thomas Frey

January 8, 2018

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

Sacramento State senior gymnast Caitlin Soliwoda works on her floor routine Nov. 27 at Byers Gymnastics Center in Elk Grove. Soliwoda will be one of the 18 returners from last year’s 24 routines for the Hornets.

Thomas Frey

December 6, 2017

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...

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