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.
Mable, Banham NCAA Woman of the Year Nominees
Minnesota's two nominees will be in consideration for the award's 26th presentation since its inception.
Five Gophers Earn Academic All-America Nods
The five at-large honorees raises Minnesota’s Academic All-America season total to eight – the most accolades in school history.
Mable Featured in Ski-U-Mah Magazine
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