Gymnastics msuspartans.com —  Michigan State gymnastics head coach Kathie Klages announced on Wednesday, Nov. 12, the addition of four gymnasts for the 2015-16 season. The gymnasts include Brittini Chappell (Flint, Michigan/Grand Blanc High School/ Aga Gymnastics), Drew Hendershot (Winston-Salem, North Carolina/Forest Hills Academy/ High Point Gymnastics Center), Jessica Ling (Walled Lake, Mich. /Walled Lake Central High School/ Oakland Gymnastics Training Center), and Roya Shirley (Virginia Beach, Va./Kempsville High School/ Ocean Tumblers).
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Gymnastics msuspartans.com —  In the first road meet of the season, the Michigan State gymnastics team will travel to Ann Arbor, Mich., to take on in-state and conference rival Michigan on Friday, Jan. 31. Competition will begin at 7 p.m. at the Crisler Center as the meet will be the Wolverine's first ever Autism Awareness Meet.
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Gymnastics msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State gymnastics team traveled to its first road competition of the season on Friday to take on in-state rival Michigan at the Crisler Center. Though MSU posted its highest team score on the uneven bars and balance beam this season, the Spartans fell to the Wolverines 193.900 - 196.800.
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Gymnastics statenews.com —  Compete what they practice. What better motto could the gymnastics team have? Bringing the confidence they have in practice to the competition floor has been an area of difficulty for the team, head coach Kathie Klages said, but they have grown and improved a lot in the last two weeks. This improvement is what they hope to show their competitors, the Iowa Hawkeyes, at 7 p.m. on Friday at Jenison Field House, which also will be a Breast Cancer Awareness Meet.
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Gymnastics msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State gymnastics team returns home to host Iowa at Jenison Field House on Friday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. The Spartans will look for their first victory of the season and against Big Ten competition. The meet will also be the Eighth Annual Jan Howard Breast Cancer Awareness Meet. Attendees who wear pink will receive free admission to the meet.
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Gymnastics msuspartans.com —  In front of a season-high attendance, the Michigan State gymnastics team earned its first win of the season at the Eighth Annual Jan Howard Memorial `Flip for a Cure' Breast Cancer Awareness Meet. The Spartans used their highest balance beam score of 2014 to tie their season-high team total and top the Iowa Hawkeyes 194.150-193.750.
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Gymnastics msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State gymnastics team will head back out on the road as the Spartans prepare for another Big Ten match up against Minnesota. The meet will take place on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. ET at the Sports Pavilion in Minneapolis, Minn.
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Gymnastics msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State women's gymnastics team traveled to Minneapolis, Minn., to compete against the 14th-ranked Golden Gophers on Saturday. Though the Spartans fought on the road, MSU fell to Minnesota 193.700-196.025.
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Gymnastics msuspartans.com —  Continuing road competition, the Michigan State gymnastics team will make the short trip to Kalamazoo, Mich., to take on Western Michigan on Friday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. The competition, which will be the Broncos' Autism Awareness meet, will take place at the University Arena.
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Gymnastics statenews.com —  Green and white. Maize and blue. It’s time for the rivals to meet again, but this time in gymnastics. After MSU’s tough loss to Penn State — by a wide gap of 2.075 points — on Saturday, the Spartans will face No. 4 Michigan at 7 p.m. on Friday in Ann Arbor.
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Gymnastics msuspartans.com —  Michigan State gymnastics hosted Penn State on Saturday afternoon at Jenison Field House, and the visiting Nittany Lions took a 194.825-192.75 victory over the Spartans. MSU falls to 0-3 on the season, while Penn State improves to 7-0 on the year.
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Gymnastics msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State women’s gymnastics team welcomes conference rival Penn State this weekend for the fourth-annual ‘Flip For Autism’ Awareness meet on Saturday, Jan. 25 at 2 p.m. Held in Jenison Field House, the meet will feature local gymnasts with special needs and Olympic gold medalist Dominique Moceanu.
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Gymnastics statenews.com —  Tom Izzo hasn’t been sleeping well for the past month. Injuries, suspensions and lackluster performances by many players on the No. 5 MSU men’s basketball team have made his nights long and turned his hair grey. But the light at the end of the tunnel is that the plethora of stress could lead to a smoother stretch.
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Gymnastics msuspartans.com —  Despite solid performances on the vault and floor exercise, Michigan State gymnastics fell to Illinois 194.150 - 195.352 in the first competition of the 2014 season on Friday night at Jenison Field House. Though the Illini will keep the `Victory Plank', the rivalry trophy awarded to the winning team since 2010, junior Alina Cartwright won the all-around competition with a career-high score of 39.275.
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Gymnastics msuspartans.com —  After posting a 194.150, the highest score in a season opener since 2007, the Michigan State gymnastics team broke into the first GymInfo ranking of the 2014 season on Monday. The Spartans kick off the season ranked No. 25 in the nation. It marks the first time that Michigan State has been ranked in the top-25 since March 22, 2010.
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Gymnastics statenews.com —  When there is so much pressure resting on you, the best thing to do is relax. Even if you have to throw yourself in the air and flip over twice. Even if you have to tumble on a 4-foot-high and 4-inch wide surface. Even if you have to run toward a still object as fast as you can, like MSU junior gymnast Alina Cartwright does every day.
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Gymnastics msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State women's gymnastics team, which broke into the GymInfo national rankings at No. 25, will host Pittsburgh on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. at Jenison Field House.
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Gymnastics msuspartans.com —  In a meet that came down to the final routine, the Michigan State gymnastics team fought hard but dropped a 192.525-193.025 decision to Pittsburgh on Saturday afternoon at Jenison Field House. Lisa Burt paced the Spartans with two individual titles on the uneven bars and balance beam to win the all-around competition with a score of 38.775.
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Gymnastics statenews.com —  Welcoming seven freshmen to their roster, one less than last year, the gymnastics team is two meets deep in the 2013-2014 season with a record of 0-2. The Spartans lost to Illinois at their first meet. MSU is unranked currently, but was ranked 25th last week. On Saturday, they lost to Pittsburgh by only a half-point, but had one of their key gymnasts out, junior Alina Cartwright. But, the team is far more confident than last year.
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Gymnastics statenews.com —  One wrong movement, one false grab. That is all it takes. One slip, one fall. A slight difference in a move and a gymnast can get hurt. That’s what’s happened to two athletes on MSU gymnastics team this season. They both suffered neck injuries and an athlete had to sit out during a meet.
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