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Hornet gymnasts fall just short of nationals

Hornet gymnasts fall just short of nationals

Julian Perez

April 3, 2016

The Sacramento State gymnastics team sent four individual competitors to the NCAA regionals at the University of Utah on Saturday, and although all team members turned in solid performances, none were able to advance to nationals. Senior Kalliah McCartney and sophomore Lauren Rice competed as all-ar...

Gymnastics overcomes rough start to beat Brown

Julian Perez

March 6, 2016

The Sacramento State gymnastics team recovered from early trouble with strong floor routines to beat the Brown University Bears by a score of 194.000-192.500 at the Nest on Friday night. The Hornets struggled with falls on the uneven bars and balance beam, issues that they have faced all season...

Hornets gymnastics looks for fourth straight win

Julian Perez

February 4, 2016

The Sacramento State gymnastics team will host the Seattle Pacific University Falcons in the Hornets Nest at 7 p.m. on Friday night in hopes of extending their winning streak to four. The Hornets have performed well, starting the 2016 season with a record of 5-2, including a win over the Falcons ...

Gymnastics team gears up for last half of 2015 season

Gymnastics team gears up for last half of 2015 season

Andrew Watson

March 3, 2015

More than halfway through the season, the Sacramento State gymnastics team is hoping to repeat as conference champions in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation and qualify for NCAA Women's Gymnastics Regionals.The Hornets started off the season strong, averaging a score of 193.993 in their first four meets. T...

Gymnastics is determined to finish 2015 season strong

Sheldon Kohatsu

March 1, 2015

More than halfway through the season, the Sacramento State gymnastics team is hoping to repeat as conference champions in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation and qualify for NCAA Women's Gymnastics Regionals.The Hornets started off the season strong, averaging a score of 193.993 in their first four meets. T...

Freshman Lauren Rice breaks career-high score at Causeway Cup meet

Patricia Carpenter

January 28, 2015

Any incoming freshman’s dream entering a Division I program is to be successful in their first year, but with little collegiate experience most cannot attain that goal.However, Sacramento State’s gymnastics team has a freshman that has caught the attention of many this season after competing in only fo...

McCartney places ninth in gymnastics NCAA Championships

State Hornet Staff

April 22, 2014

Junior gymnast Kalliah McCartney became the first ever gymnast to represent Sacramento State on a national level at the NCAA Championships, Friday afternoon in Birmingham, Ala.After placing sixth in the all-around at the Seattle Regional on April 5, McCartney clinched her spot as the solo Hornet going to NCAA...

Hornets gymnast etches her name in the record books

State Hornet Staff

April 14, 2014

For Sacramento State junior gymnast Kalliah McCartney, making history for her program is something she considers to be a great honor.After placing sixth in the all-around at the Seattle Regional on April 5, McCartney became the first gymnast in Sac State history to qualify for the NCAA Championships...

Seven Hornet gymnasts qualify for NCAA women’s Seattle Regional competition

State Hornet Staff

April 1, 2014

It is the first practice of the week with regionals on Friday. In an empty gym, seven gymnasts and three coaches are training for postseason. Six of them are on the beams practicing routines, while one event specialist is off to the side doing conditioning until her rotation.This is the regimen for Sacramen...

Randy Solorio named conference Assistant Coach of the Year

State Hornet Staff

April 1, 2014

Sacramento State’s gymnastics associate head coach Randy Solorio has been named Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Assistant Coach of the Year.Solorio primarily works with the vault and floor competitors and has been alongside head coach Kim Hughes for 29 years.Hughes said similar coaching style all...

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