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Gymnast dies after training accident


Hunter O. Lyle — Sports Editor By Sam Tapper– Sports Writer On Sunday night, three-year gymnastics athlete Melanie Coleman, a junior majoring in nursing, died after a severe injury she sustained while training on Friday. “Her coaches and professors describe Melanie as a special young woman, who excelled both in the classroom and in the gym,” said President Joe Bertolino.“Our deepest sympathies

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Gymnastics hires former Olympian as coach


Jackson Lamar — New Reporter Hiring a coach with experience is important if a team wants to be competitive, especially when trying to replace a school legend like the former gymnastics coach Jerry Nelson. However, Southern’s gymnastics team did something alike with Mary Fredericks. Fredericks previously worked at Towson University before coming to Southern, and also was a part of

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Stahlbrodt and Peloquin finish dream season


Matt Gad—Sports Writer Freshman Hannah Stahlbrodt and sophomore Jordan Peloquin competed Sunday in the Balance Beam National Championship at USA Gymnastics Nationals, hosted by the University of Bridgeport. Stahlbrodt and Peloquin, who both qualified for the finals after turning in strong performances Friday night during the opening session, had notable seasons coming in, with Stahlbrodt being recognized as ECAC Gymnast

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Stahlbrodt shining in rookie year


Matt Gad—Sports Writer It has been a year of big-time performances for women’s gymnastics freshman Hannah Stahlbrodt, one of the only Owls that compete in every event on competition day. As part of a rejuvenating look on the team, its largest sized squad ever, as coach Jerry Nelson has said, Stahlbrodt has been able to set new marks meet in

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