2011 Women's Gymnastics Season Preview

Jan. 21, 2011

FULLERTON, CA - With the Cal State Fullerton women's gymnastics team preparing to kick-off its 2011 season, the Titans' fifth-year head coach Jill Hicks sat down with the sports information office to talk about preparations for the upcoming campaign.

The Fullerton program staved off elimination with a successful fund-raising campaign in 2010, securing enough funds to continue competition for this season after system-wide budget cuts threatened the program with elimination prior to the 2011 season.

The Titans now face a different battle on the floor (and the vault, and the bars, and the beam) as a home-heavy dual meet schedule awaits the team's 11 returning competitors and six new faces that include five freshmen and a sophomore transfer from the University of Minnesota.

Fullerton opens the season on Friday night (Jan. 21) at 6 p.m. against UC Davis as part of the Titans' "Beauty and the Beast" competition with the wrestling team, which takes on Air Force simultaneously at Titan Gym.