Gymnastics

Gymnastics

No. 19 Gymnastics routes No.23 Ohio State but falls to No. 14 Illinois

The Central Michigan gymnastics team took second place Sunday against two nationally-ranked powerhouse teams. The Chippewas failed to score a 49 on the bars for the second consecutive week against No. 14 Illinois and No.23 Ohio State. CMU posted its […]
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Sophomore Preslee Harrald performs her floor routine during the gymnastics meet Feb. 16 at McGuirk Arena. (Tianyu Han | Staff Photographer)

No. 19 Gymnastics looks to rebound against No. 14 Illinois and No. 23 Ohio State after close loss

Central Michigan gymnastics doesn’t have time to sulk about losing their undefeated record last weekend. For the second-straight week, the Chippewas will square-off against ranked competition. No. 14 Illinois will host No. 19 Central Michigan and No. 23 Ohio State […]
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Gymnastics second half comeback falls short for first loss of the season

Gymnastics suffered its first loss of the year to rival Kent State by the smallest margin possible in gymnastics scoring. The Chippewas scored fourth best in school history on beam in an attempted comeback that ultimately fell short, losing by […]
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Sophomore Preslee Harrald performs her floor routine during the gymnastics meet Feb. 16 at McGuirk Arena. (Tianyu Han | Staff Photographer)

Mistakes for No. 19 gymnastics too much to overcome in close meet

Gymnastics is a sport that leaves little room for error. With one gymnast left to go for each team, Central Michigan and No. 25 Kent State were essentially tied, assuming both gymnasts scored above a 9.75. After two-time Mid-American Conference […]
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Senior co-captain Brittany Petzold poses during her floor routine against EMU Feb. 14. Petzold (Morgan Taylor/Staff Photographer)

COLUMN: Gymnastics success demands more fan support

For four consecutive years,  Central Michigan gymnastics has proven it’s the best team in the Mid-American Conference. Four MAC championships and its current spot at No. 19 in the nation prove the Chippewas deserve the designation. The women competing on […]
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Senior co-captain Brittany Petzold poses during her floor routine against EMU Feb. 14. Petzold (Morgan Taylor/Staff Photographer)

Reigning MAC Co-Gymnasts of the Year square off in rivalry meet

The winner of a head-to-head matchup between Central Michigan’s Brittany Petzold and Kent State’s Marie Case has decided the winning team in five of the last six gymnastics meetings. Competing against each other in all-around six times in their careers, […]
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Gymnastics: The mental game

In some sports, a brief lapse in concentration can lead to giving up a score, a turnover or a wild pitch. In gymnastics, distractions usually lead to a face full of mat. This is why gymnastics head coach Jerry Reighard […]
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Halle Moraw surprises on vault, helps gymnastics stay undefeated

For the first time this season, No. 19 Central Michigan gymnastics trailed its opponent. To make matters worse, CMU was beginning the vault, arguably the team’s worst event. Chippewas head coach Jerry Reighard mixed up the lineup, putting juniors Halle […]
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Pair of road victories keeps CMU gymnastics undefeated

Pair of road victories keeps CMU gymnastics undefeated

The No. 19 Chippewas improved to 9-0 this weekend with two wins, staying undefeated in both the Mid-American Conference and against non-conference competition. CMU started in Ypsilanti on Friday against the Eagles, winning with a score of 195.925–194.6. The team […]
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Gymnastics tops EMU in first half of MAC dual meet

Gymnastics tops EMU in first half of MAC dual meet

In their first meet since earning a Top-25 recognition, the N0. 19 Central Michigan gymnastics team defeated Mid-American Conference rival Eastern Michigan 195.925-194.6, Friday. It was CMU gymnastics’ first road trip of the season and first time playing out of […]
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Pennsylvania freshman Kirsten Stambaugh performs her floor routine during the Jan. 10 meet at McGuirk Arena. (Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

No. 19 gymnastics sweeps MAC weekly awards heading into pair of weekend road meets

No. 19 gymnastics is finally taking their show on the road after going undefeated the past five weeks at home. Central Michigan will travel to Eastern Michigan Friday and Bowling Green Sunday to face two teams it hasn’t lost to […]
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Gymnastics head to EMU to start MAC packed weekend

 The No. 19 Chippewas have their first away meet of 2014 after a five meet home stretch to open the season. CMU is traveling to Ypsilanti to take on EMU Friday night at 7 p.m. Last week, the Chippewas teamed […]


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