Gray Named MIC Specialist of the Week
Elise Gray was named MIC Specialist of the Week.
Elise Gray was named MIC Specialist of the Week.

Feb. 6, 2013

SHREVEPORT, La. - Illinois State junior Elise Gray was named Midwest Independent Conference (MIC) Specialist of the Week by the conference office this Wednesday for her spectacular performance on the vault at the annual Illinois/Michigan meet.

Gray was the second Redbird to be honored by the conference this season. Two weeks earlier, sophomore Sami King was named MIC Gymnast of the Week for her career-high all-around score.

This is Gray's first MIC Specialist of the Week honor. She set a career-high score on the vault with a 9.925 last Saturday to help the Redbirds finish in second place. The West Chicago, Ill., native's near perfect score placed her first on the vault in the quad meet against Illinois-Chicago, Central Michigan and Eastern Michigan.

Gray and her teammates will return to action this Friday at the 15th annual Illinois Gymnastics Institute (IGI) Chicago Style gymnastics meet. The meet will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Navy Pier. Your online source for Illinois State Athletics, tickets, Weisbecker Scholarship Fund gifts, multimedia, Redbird merchandise, photos and more.