The Gustavus gymnastics team has announced its 2004 schedule. The Gusties return two All-America gymnasts from last season’s squad that placed fourth at the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) National Championships.
Head Coach Kris Glidden, who returns for her fourth season leading her alma mater, and her squad will open the season on Saturday, January 10 in a dual meet at UW-Whitewater. The Gusties will then travel to UW-La Crosse to take on the three-time defending national champions in a dual meet competition on Friday, January 16. The squad’s first home dual of the season is February 13 versus UW-Eau Claire.
Gustavus has its eyes set on finishing strong at the NCGA West Regional on March 19 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. A top four finish there will qualify them for the national championships hosted by MIT in Boston, Massachusetts April 2 and 3. The Gusties will be relying upon the leadership of six-time All-American Amanda Parker and national champion Alyssa Cox (vault).
The complete 2004 gymnastics schedule can be viewed by going to the gymnastics home page and clicking on the schedule link at the top of the page