Oct. 10, 2012
On Thursday night, the University of Minnesota women’s gymnastics team will be signing autographs at the Target Center during the pre-event activities of Kellogg’s Tour of Champions.
The Kellogg’s Tour of Champions is an event that showcasing the 2012 USA Men’s and Women’s Olympic gymnastics teams. 2008 Olympic all-around champion Nastia Liukin will lead a cast which includes Gabby Douglas, Kyla Ross, Jordyn Weiber, Jake Dalton, Jonathan Horton and John Orozco. Other acts include Olympic Trampoline finalist Savannah Vinsant and ball and ribbon Olympian Julie Zetlin.
Starting at 6 p.m., the Golden Gophers will be signing autographs and taking pictures with local fans and spectators up until the event begins at 7 p.m. The squad will also be handing out information pertaining to the upcoming 2013 season, which begins in January.
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