Illini women’s gymnastics ready to host NCAA Regional


CHAMPAIGN — The Illinois women’s gymnastics team will feel right at home this weekend for the NCAA Regional at State Farm Center.  The Illini are hosting the event, marking the 14th straight season the team has qualified for a Regional competition.

“Oh my gosh, we’re so excited,” Illinois junior Jordyn Givens said.  “We always say it’s our house, we say that home or away now but we’re going to go out there and show everyone what we have.”

Illinois will compete against UCLA, Oregon State, Iowa, Eastern Michigan and Ohio, along with several individual competitors from other schools.  The event starts at 4 p.m.

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