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1987-1988 School Year
1987-1988 Team Photo: Back Row: J. Julin, C. Gretton, A. Falquier, Assistant Coach Laura Wilson, Head Coach Lisa Wilson, Assistant Coach Christa Schmidt, E. King, M Gowan, J. Wallach. Front Row: N. Lindheim, K. Draves, D. Olson, K. Stack, J. Reyes, E. Mosser, K. Sevre, T. Kostecky, G. Stickney. Front Center: K. Zehren

For the third time in four seasons, the Tiger Gymnasts welcomed a new coach.  Lisa Wilson took over the reins of the team and was assisted by Laura Wilson and Christa Schmidt.  Also new this season was that all seven Minneapolis schools fielded a team. 

South opened the season with a loss to Roosevelt, 117.45-108.1.  The past history dictated that the Tigers would not have a good season.  However, the team would only lose one more conference meet.

The team then met North.  North returned to having a team after not having one for a few year.  South won 105.01-96.1.  Henry was next on the schedule.  South set a record, scoring 116.95 point in their victory.  Henry was limited to 48.2.

The Tigers then lost to Washburn.  The meet was close, with the Millers winning 121.25-115.1. This was followed by two more victories.  The team defeated Edison, 115.1-96.4.  In the last conference meet of the season, the Tigers again set a record scoring 120.1 points. Southwest scores 118.15, which normally would have been good enough for a win.

The team ended the season with the best place finish in team history, tied for 2nd place with a 4-2 record.  They tied with Southwest and Washburn, one game behind conference champion Roosevelt.

In the Conference Meet South finished 2nd with 122.7 points.  Individuallym, Alina Falquier finished 2nd, the best a South gymnast has ever ended.  Krista Stack finished 6 all-around.

In the individual events, South’s Alina Falquier became the Tiger’s first individual champion, winning the uneven bars.  Emma Mosser finished 5th in the event. Krista Stack and Erika King finished 3rd and 4th in the Balance Beam.Alina Falquier and June Reyes placed 2nd and 5th respectively in the vault.