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    March 18, 2014

    CHICAGO – Senior Catherine Dion has been named the MIC Gymnast of the Week for the seventh time this season, as announced by the Midwest Independent Conference on Tuesday. Dion is coming off her final meet at the Physical Education Building, where she captured first place on two events and recorded a career high on bars.

    A native of Gatineau, Quebec, Canada, Dion led the Flames to their best score of the season as they defeated Illinois State, 195.200-191.825, on March 15. Dion took first on bars with a personal-best 9.925 and continued to produce for UIC with a first-place 9.825 on floor, while she additionally came in second on vault with 9.775 and in a tie for third on beam with 9.825. Dion closed out her final home meet as a Flame by scoring 39.350 for first place in the all-around.

    Dion will join the Flames as they head to Normal, Ill., to compete in the MIC Championships on Saturday beginning at 4 p.m. CT at the Horton Field House.