Sept. 24, 2012
The University of Minnesota women's gymnastics team officially kicked off their 2012-13 season last Thursday as they held their first official practice of the year.
Head coach Meg Stephenson is optimistic about this year's team, which returns eight gymnasts and adds four talented freshmen to the roster. The top two returners are juniors Dusti Russell and Kayla Slechta, who each qualified for the 2012 NCAA National Championships in the all around.
Fresh Faces: Becca Taylor
Becca Taylor is one of eight newcomers on the Minnesota women's gymnastics team.
Fresh Faces: Kristen Quaglia
Kristen Quaglia is one of eight newcomers on the Gopher Women's Gymnastics team. Get to know her in this Q&A.
Fresh Faces: Steph Shields
Minnesota welcomes eight fresh faces to their roster this season, including seven freshmen and one transfer. Steph Shields joins the team from University of Wisconsin-Stout.