Weinstein tied for first on floor with a 9.9
Illinois reaching NCAA's for third time in past five years
Illinois finishes second in Regionals with a 196.025
Illinois looking to qualify for third NCAA Championships
52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year
Photos from the women's gymnastics meet against Ohio State at Huff Hall
Photos from the Illinois women's gymnastics meet vs. Minnesota
Photos of women's gymnastics at the 2011 Mixed Pairs exhibition meet.
2012 - Sophomore: Competed on beam at every meet and won her first title with a career-best 9.850 vs. Ohio State ... Hit 29-of-32 routines and recorded seven top-five finishes ... Tallied career highs on vault (9.600) and bars (9.775) ... Made Illini debut in the lineup in the season opener vs. Minnesota ... Named the team's Most Improved Gymnast.
2011 - Freshman: Exhibitioned twice on vault, bars and beam.
High School/Club: Two-time JO Level 10 National Qualifier ... Four-time Regional Qualifier ... Two-time Region V All-Star team member ... Finished fifth on bars at the 2010 Region V meet ... Swept the 2010 Indiana state meet, taking first on every event and in the all-around ... Placed second on the uneven bars and 13th all-around at the 2009 JO National Championships ... Took fourth on vault, third on uneven bars, sixth on beam and in the all-around at the 2005 JO National Championships ... Qualified International Elite in 2005 ... Finished 18th in the all-around at the 2005 U.S. VISA Championships and 14th at U.S. Classics, respectively ... Member of the National Honor Society, High Honor Roll and Math League in high school ... Volunteered over 200 hours during high school ... Club team was Deveaus's... Club coaches were Tom Strange, Amy Scales and Don Gibson.
Personal: Born June 13, 1991 ... Daughter of Brad and Julie McNabb ... Says she chose Illinois because of "the strong academics, talented coaching staff, and the enthusiasms of the girls on the team." ... Majoring in Community Health.
Elizabeth's Career Highs
Vault: 9.600 (at Navy Pier, 2/10/12)
Bars: 9.775 (vs. Michigan State, 2/17/12)
Beam: 9.850 (vs. Ohio State, 2/4/12)
The McNabb File
My best memory as an Illini: Coming back at Regionals in 2011 and qualifying to NCAA as a team!
What I've learned from Coach Landrus: To trust the system even when you are having an off day
Being a Fighting Illini means: STRIVING to be the best you can be
Unique/quirky habit of one of your teammates: Sarah has to lock her car until it beeps 3 times to make sure that it is locked.
Which teammate would you want with you if you were stranded on an island: Sarah
First impression when you met your team, has it changed: Really fun and outgoing and it hasn't changed at all
Favorite event: Beam
Favorite floor music: Hip Hop
Favorite Illini athlete (not on your team): Austin Teitsma (Football)
Favorite post-meet meal: BBQ Chicken
Favorite activity outside gymnastics: Boating
Favorite thing to do on the quad: Playing with our teammate's dog
Favorite road trip item/activity: Movies
Favorite Fierce Five Gymnast: Jordan Wieber
Favorite all-time gymnast: Samantha Peszek
Favorite sports team: Indianapolis Colts
Favorite TV show: Friends
Favorite place to travel to for a meet: West Coast
Pre-meet superstitions: Listen to music while getting ready with my roomies
Plans after Illinois: Nursing school in Chicago
Met anyone famous?: Peyton Manning
One thing you've dreamt about doing: Traveling the world
If the gymnastics team were to get their own reality show, what would be the name of it: Fear Factor: Kenney Gym
If you could perform one of your routines anywhere on campus, where would you go? The quad
What movie role would you like to act in: Rachel McAdams in The Notebook
Actress I would want to play me in a movie about my life: Reese Witherspoon
One thing I can't go a day without: A nap
Name something most people don't know about you: I have naturally curly hair