Genereux Named MIC Gymnast of the Week
Kim Genereux

Kim Genereux

March 21, 2012

NORMAL, Ill. - Illinois State junior Kim Genereux was named Midwest Independent Conference Gymnast of the Week for the second time this season after her outstanding performance at the State of Illinois Classic Saturday, March 17 at Illinois.

Head coach Bob Conkling has been pleased with Genereux's consistency throughout the season.

"I very happy to see that Kim Genereux has been awarded Gymnast of the week again," said Conkling. "She had a very solid meet this past week at the Illinois Classic Meet and had her career best score of a 9.85 on the uneven bars. Her consistency in the all-around this season has been great!"

Genereux placed fourth in the all-around competition, with a final score of 38.850. Tying for fifth place in the vault competition alongside teammate Marissa Stom, Genereux earned a score of 9.725. She placed second on uneven bars with a career high score of 9.850. Genereux rounded out her scores with a 9.675 on floor, and 9.600 on balance beam.

The Redbirds will return to action Saturday, March 24 in Chicago, to take on MIC rivals Illinois-Chicago, Centenary, Texas Woman's, and SEMO in the MIC Championship. The meet will presume at 7:30pm. Your online source for Illinois State Athletics, tickets, Weisbecker Scholarship Fund gifts, multimedia, Redbird merchandise, photos and more.