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RECENT NEWS

MIT Wins Second Straight National Title

April 18-22 the MIT gymnastics team travelled to Salt Lake City, Utah to compete in the NAIGC Club National Championships. Teams from all over the country competed in this 2 day competition. The MIT had high hopes after winning the championship last year, and they did not disappoint. MIT took the gold by a commanding margin of nearly 5 points! MIT also had an impressive performance by Junior Zara Karuman in the individual competition, where she took 1st place in the all-round, 1st on balance beam, and tied for 1st place on vault with teammate Julia Sharpe. Julia also placed 1st on uneven bars, 2nd on floor, and 2nd in the all-around. Sophomore Lindsay Sanneman also had an outstanding performance with a 7th place finish on uneven bars, 5th place on balance beam, and 6th place in the all-around. Overall, it was a great year for Tech gymnastics!
For full results, check out: http://www.naigc.net/nationals.php


MIT Places 2nd at the Nittany Lion Invitational

MIT made the long trek to Penn State to compete in the Nittany Lion Invitational on St. Patty's Day.  The team competed in the big arena where the NCAA meets are held, which was a fun experience.  Despite Adrienn being sick, the team made an impressive showing, posting a 148.25 to place 2nd behind the home team, Penn State.  MIT also placed four in the top 5 all arounders.  



After the meet, the team had a blast exploring State College and watching the women's and men's NCAA meets.  Our favorite was the Penn State Creamery, where they make their own ice cream on campus.  It was delicious!




MIT Alumni Meet a Huge Success

MIT hosted their first annual Alumni Meet on February 25th, and over 40 alumni from both the men's and women's team came back to DuPont to watch the women take on Cambridge Community Gymnastics, and the men take on Southern Maine.  All the old banners we could find were displayed around the gym, and many of the alumni even suited up and competed once again. The women's team beat Cambridge, and the alumni team successfully made it through the day with no injuries and a win over the undergraduates!



Following the meet, we had our traditional team dinner at Sol Azteca, where we all enjoyed great Mexican food. Thanks so much to all that came, we had a blast, and see everyone next year!


MIT wins URI-UConn Tri-Meet

The MIT Engineers won their tri-meet on February 18th against the University of Rhode Island and University of Connecticut club teams.  Highlights from the meet included freshman Kelsey Seto making her all-around debut, and junior Zara Karuman going 4 for 4.  MIT posted a team score of a 145.95 to beat URI by less than a point.

   

MIT wins the Northeast Regional Meet!

MIT won the Northeast Regional Club Meet on February 11th with a team score of 147.4!  Our first meet of the season, the six-person MIT squad defeated  UConn, URI, Sacred Heart, Cambridge Gymnastics, BU, and UVM. MIT's scores from the meet are posted in the results section.




Nationals 2011

After two full days of competition, the MIT Women's Gymnastics team are the NAIGC 2011 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!  The team took first place with a record team score of 150.025!! 

For full results, please visit the NAIGC website: http://www.naigc.net/nationals.php


Julia Zimmerman also won the all-around competition with a huge 38.15, and sophomore Zara Karuman came in 4th all-around, and is the 2011 co-champion on vault!  Junior Karis Stevenson qualified for finals on three events and the all-around, and finished 9th on vault and 13th in the all-around.

GO TECH!!!



2/24/2011

The Tech started out their 2011 season strong this year!  Three meets into the season, we have already topped our highest team score from last year and are still making great improvements every meet.

In our home meet against URI, the Engineers had a great first meet.  Despite Karis being sick (and thus the team having an incomplete team score), the team averaged a 9.0 on almost every event, and had a great time competing for the home crowd.  Sophomore Zara Karuman went four for four on her events, ending with an impressive 38.35.

  

Our second meet was at the UConn Northeast Invitational, where we competed against UConn, URI, Sacred Heart, BU, and UVM.  One of the highlights of the meet was the first competition of our alumna Julia Zimmerman on vault, debuting her vault for the first time this season (including in practice)!  The team also had a great floor run, making all their routines to score an impressive 38.05 on floor.  Despite some falls on other events, the Tech still scored over a 146, a huge score that gave us a second place finish at the Invitational behind URI.  

This past weekend, the team traveled to Springfield to compete in our first varsity meet of the season.  It was a great meet with a lot of energy, and the team ended up with a 139.475 under level 10 rules.  One of the highlights of the meet was having our alumni fan club of Marie and Laura there to cheer us on and make us posters!



02/21/2010

The engineers competed at Springfield Sunday evening.  Also competing at the meet was Southern Connecticut.  Despite having only six members, the MIT club scored a 164 (with 5 scores counting).  The team started with vault and everyone hit.  This trend continued through bars and floor until.  Beam also went well despite a few falls and bobbles.  Although a Sunday evening meet wasn’t ideal, the team was able to show off their skills and supported each other in true MIT gymnastics fashion. 


Karis is the winner of this week’s Sweet Award for hitting all of her routines.   This past meet she was a true competitor and showed her best routines!  She also recently added a front handspring – front full as her second floor pass.


Other highlights included:

-Zara competing a yurchenko-layout vault

-Gina sticking her vault

-Mary sticking her beam routine

-Stephanie competing for the first time on two events (she was in both the beam and vault line-ups)

-Marie keeping her toes up on her shootover and connecting her bar routine


Videos of everyone’s routines are posted on a fan website and can be found here: http://www.gymnastike.org/videos/coverage/view/236605-mit-womens-club-team-at-springfield

02/14/2010

The Six Pack is now a Seven Pack!  With the return of Gina from her month in Italy and the addition of Stephanie Schmit, the gymnastics team has grown to seven people.  The additional routines in line-up and extra cheers for their teammates helped the MIT women’s gymnastics team win last Sunday at their first home meet.  Both the men’s and women’s team competed against the University of Vermont Club teams.  The meet went very smoothly considering the obstacles that come with hosting a meet for the first time.  The women’s team beat UVM while earning a season high team score with the club gymnastics rules.  The team marched out in tie-dyed heart t-shirts that Marie’s mom made (thank you Dorothy!) to celebrate Valentine’s Day. 


Kristen Watkins received the Sweet Award this week for upgrading three of her evens this week.  She added giants, a front handspring-round off beam series, and a front handspring full on floor to her routines. 


Other highlights of the meet included:

-Karis hitting her floor routine with a handspring-full front pass

-Zara scoring mid 9’s on each event

-Gina coming back and competing in the all-around