Freshman Mara Titarsolej discussed her gymnastics career in an article published in De Stentor, a Dutch newspaper. Titarsolej, a member of LIU’s gymnastics team, joined the Dutch National Team in 2013 and represented the Netherlands at the 2015 World Championships. She helped the Dutch team qualify a full team to the Olympics for the first time in almost fifty years. In 2016, Titarsolej competed as an individual at the European Championships in Switzerland, placing fifth on floor exercise.