Freshman Erin McLachlan has team-high scores on both the vault and uneven bars in Rutgers’ loss at Illinois-Chicago this past weekend.
2/21/2017 6:23pm

Rutgers drops close road contest to UIC

For the fifth consecutive week, the Rutgers gymnastics team eclipsed the 194 mark, but on Sunday afternoon against Illinois-Chicago, it wasn’t enough, as the Scarlet Knights (10-7, 1-4) narrowly fell to the Flames (2-10) by a score of 194.275-194.200.

Senior Claire Jones jumps on the vault in the first rotation, earning a score of 9.700 in the last RAC quad meet of her career, finishing above Michigan State, Cornell and Ursinus on Saturday.
1/29/2017 5:24pm

Rutgers surpasses Michigan State, Cornell, Ursinus to place first

After a rather sluggish start to the season, the Rutgers gymnastics team has kicked into third gear and is riding a huge wave of momentum, which was evident to the home crowd on Saturday night at the Rutgers Athletic Center (RAC). After only their second Big Ten win in three years and their first time beating Michigan State, the Scarlet Knights (8-4, 1-2) walked away with a first-place finish ahead of the Spartans, Ursinus and Cornell.

Senior Luisa Leal closed her career at Rutgers with a 9.8 in the vault while competing in the NCAA Regionals in Morgantown, West Virginia.
4/7/2015 1:20am

Rutgers ends season in bittersweet fashion

When it’s over, it’s over. As she was set to embark on the final stage of her journey, Father Time came knocking on senior Luisa Leal’s door Saturday evening.  Although the regular season had ended two weeks ago, Leal was able to extend her career just a little bit longer. The fifth-year senior had qualified for the NCAA Regionals on vault, an apparatus in which she has excelled throughout her career as a gymnast on the Rutgers gymnastics team.

Senior Luisa Leal closed her career at Rutgers with a 9.8 in the vault while competing in the NCAA Regionals in Morgantown, West Virginia.
4/2/2015 10:19pm

Three gymnasts represent Rutgers at Regionals

Evan Bruno Staff Writer Luisa Leal will don her Rutgers gymnastics gear for one last time this Saturday. The fifth year senior will compete in the NCAA Regionals for the fourth time in her career and hopes to put on a show for her final performance.

Freshman Elizabeth Groden with compete alongside senior Luisa Leal and junior Jenna Williams at the Morgantown Regional of the NCAA Tournament, April 3-5.
3/26/2015 6:31pm

Rutgers qualifies three for NCAA Regionals

When the Rutgers gymnastics team finally set out for Ann Arbor, Michigan, to compete in the Big Ten Championships, the results were mixed. The Scarlet Knights’ results of the meet reflects the team’s season as a whole — close but not close enough. “We got to see some of the best gymnastics in the world and know where we need to be,” said head coach Louis Levine.

Emma Hoffman stick the landing at the end of her routine Saturday night at the RAC. The senior co-captain notched a 9.875 in the floor exercise.
3/8/2015 9:18pm

Rutgers rocks RAC in tri-meet on Senior Night

With the lights turned out, music blasting and fog machines blowing, the Rutgers gymnastics team emerged from the darkness ready for a fight. Four seniors, Luisa Leal, Emma Hoffman, Sara Skammer, and Anastasia Halbig ran through the red smoke to take the floor one last time in Piscataway.

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