Men's Gymnastics - Archives 2016-17

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Epperson, King Grab All-America Honors
Men's Gymnastics 04/22/2017

West Point, N.Y. --- Austin Epperson and Kyle King claimed All-America awards on Saturday night at the 2017 NCAA Championships, capping off an incredible season for the Nebraska men's gymnastics team. In addition, Epperson grabbed a runner-up finish on floor with a score of 14.60. The Allen, Texas, native ends his Husker career with two All-American accolades, after claiming one on floor in 2016. King brought home his first All-America honor after finishing fifth on floor with 14.45.

Huskers Make History, Advance to Finals at NCAAs
Men's Gymnastics 04/21/2017

West Point, N.Y. --- The No. 7 Nebraska men's gymnastics team made history Friday afternoon, advancing to the team finals at the NCAA Championships for the first time since 1999. The Huskers scored 413.050 to finish third in their session behind Stanford (420.450) and Ohio State (414.650). NU came ahead of Penn State (410.500), Michigan (406.950) and Air Force (403.800).

Huskers Aim for National Title
Men's Gymnastics 04/19/2017

The seventh-ranked Nebraska men's gymnastics team looks leave its mark in the NU record books this weekend at the 2017 NCAA Championships in West Point, N.Y. The Huskers hope to advance to the team finals, resulting in a top-six for the first time since 1999.

Huskers Sign Canadian Gymnast
Men's Gymnastics 04/18/2017

Lincoln, Neb. --- Nebraska men's gymnastics Head Coach Chuck Chmelka announced the addition of one gymnast to the program on Tuesday afternoon. Mitch Tyndall (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) will join the Huskers for the 2018 season. This is the second consecutive year that NU signed a gymnast from Canada, after Jake Bonnay joined the Huskers in 2017. Prior, Nebraska's roster hadn't included a Canadian since Martin Fournier (St. Hubert, Quebec), who was a Husker from 1999 to 2002.

Huskers Qualify for the NCAA Championships
Men's Gymnastics 04/11/2017

The Nebraska men's gymnastics team will compete at the 2017 NCAA Championships April 21-22 in West Point, N.Y., announced by the NCAA Tuesday afternoon. The team enters the competition ranked No. 7 and will compete at the NCAA Championships for the 15th consecutive year.

Anton Stephenson Snatches NU's First Conference Title Since 2002
Men's Gymnastics 04/08/2017

Champaign, Ill. --- Anton Stephenson claimed the gold medal on vault at the 2017 Big Ten Championships Saturday night, becoming Nebraska's first Big Ten gold medalist and the program's first conference champion since Josh Rasile in 2002. The Fishers, Ind., native scored 14.975 to claim the title. The sophomore also placed fourth on parallel bars with 14.05 and tied for seventh on floor with 14.025.

Stephensons Lead Huskers to Best Big Ten Finish in School History
Men's Gymnastics 04/07/2017

Champaign, Ill. --- Anton Stephenson (82.35) and Chris Stephenson (82.05) finished third and fourth, respectively in the all-around competition at the 2017 Big Ten Championships Friday night to lead the Nebraska men's gymnastics team to a fifth-place team finish. It was NU's best finish since joining the conference prior to the 2012 season. The Huskers finished with a team score of 410.000.

Consistent Huskers eye Big Ten title
Men's Gymnastics 04/07/2017

No. 6 Nebraska men's gymnastics teams enters wide-open Big Ten meet coming off highest score of season

B1G Opportunity Awaits Huskers at Conference Championships
Men's Gymnastics 04/05/2017

The No. 6/7 Nebraska men’s gymnastics team has the opportunity to make history this weekend at the 2017 Big Ten Championships in Champaign, Ill. The Huskers are looking for its first Big Ten title since joining the conference prior to the 2012 season and the first conference title since the team won the Big Eight in 1994.

Huskers Post Fourth-Highest Score in the Country on Senior Day
Men's Gymnastics 03/25/2017

Lincoln, Neb. --- Led by three individual titles and five season-high team event scores, the Nebraska men's gymnastics team scored 425.550 on Saturday night against Minnesota at the Bob Devaney Sports on Senior Night. The Huskers' season-best score is currently the fourth-highest score in the country.

Nebraska Battles Minnesota on Senior Day
Men's Gymnastics 03/23/2017

The No. 6/7 Nebraska men’s gymnastics team welcomes the fifth-ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers to the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Saturday for its final home meet of the season. The Huskers are looking to avenge a 400.750-396.700 loss to the Gophers in Minneapolis, Minn., earlier this season and top the Gophers for the first time in the regular season since 2011.

15 Huskers Named to Academic All-Big Ten Team
Men's Gymnastics 03/22/2017

The Nebraska men's gymnastics team produced 15 Academic All-Big Ten picks, announced by the conference on Wednesday. Nebraska had the most honorees across all men's gymnastics teams, coming ahead of Penn State (12), Minnesota (10), Ohio State (10), Illinois (eight), Iowa (seven) and Michigan (three).