Six members of the Nebraska softball team were named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars on Tuesday. The six honorees tied for most among Big Ten softball programs. Minnesota also had six award winners.
Two members of the Nebraska rifle team were named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars on Tuesday.
Nebraska gymnast Jake Bonnay was one of 12 gymnasts selected to compete at the World Championship Trials for Canada, which will take place July 26-30 in Montreal, Quebec.
Chicago – Connor Adamsick, Griffin Kehler, Chris Stephenson and Anton Stephenson claimed All-America awards on Saturday night at the 2018 NCAA Championships, solidifying an already successful season for the Nebraska men's gymnastics team.
Chicago – The Nebraska men's gymnastics team advanced to the NCAA finals for the second year in a row after a third-place finish at the NCAA Qualifiers on Friday afternoon. It's the first time since 1995 that the Huskers have advanced to the team finals for two consecutive years. Nebraska finished behind Stanford (407.390) and Minnesota (404. 758) in the first of two qualifying sessions. Michigan (400.590), Navy (390.921) and Air Force (385.688) also competed in the session, but will not advance to the team finals. Session two is set for tonight at 6 p.m. and will feature Oklahoma, Illinois, Ohio State, Penn State, Iowa and California. The top three in that session will also advance to the team finals, which will take place on Saturday, April 21, at 6 p.m.
Chicago, Ill. – The No. 7 Nebraska men's gymnastics team aims to wrap-up an outstanding season this weekend at the 2018 NCAA Championships in Chicago, Ill. The Huskers hope to advance to the team finals for the second year in a row.
Jason Kautz, Ph.D., is a professor of practice, a distinguished teaching fellow, a graduate faculty associate and coordinator of general chemistry in the Nebraska Department of Chemistry.
Ann Arbor, Mich. – It was an unforgettable night for the Nebraska men's gymnastics team as four Huskers claimed seven individual medals at the 2018 Big Ten Championships. NU claimed the most medals out of any Big Ten team at the competition. Anton Stephenson won the gold medal on vault with a score of 14.95 for the second year in a row. The Fishers, Ind., native also shared the gold medal on parallel bars with Minnesota's Tristan Duran. Both gymnasts scored 14.15 on the event. Stephenson is the first Husker to win two gold medals in one conference meet since 1998. The junior also snagged a share of the silver medal on floor, scoring 14.20.
Ann Arbor, Mich. – The No. 6 Nebraska men's gymnastics team had seven athletes qualify for individual finals in the team's sixth-place finish at the Big Ten Championships on April 6. Illinois finished in first with a score of 413.900. Michigan (408.600), Penn State (406.350), Ohio State (405.600) and Minnesota (405.450) came out on top over the Big Red (404.750), while Iowa took last place (398.550). Jake Bonnay led the way for the Huskers, earning the highest vault score of the night with a career-high 14.95. Along with Bonnay, Antonio Castro, Kyle King, Daniel Leal, Josh Martin, Anton Stephenson and Chris Stephenson will compete on Saturday, April 7 at 6 p.m. (CT).
Husker senior Kyle King, a finalist for the Nissen-Emery Award, has helped reshape Nebraska gymnastics back into the national spotlight.
Ann Arbor, Mich. - The No. 6 Nebraska men's gymnastics team begins postseason competition at the Big Ten Championships April 6-7 in Ann Arbor, Mich. After finishing 11-3 in the regular season, NU hopes to use that momentum heading into the postseason. The Huskers have a lot to prove after taking fifth place at the Big Ten Championships last year. Team Finals and Individual Qualifiers will take place on April 6 at 7 p.m. Gymnasts who qualify will advance to Individual Finals on April 7 at 7 p.m.
Lincoln, Neb. – The No. 4 Nebraska men's gymnastics team notched its highest score of the season against No. 3 Minnesota and No. 9 Iowa at home on March 24. Despite a valiant effort, the Huskers came up short in the last regular meet of the season. Minnesota earned first (419.100), Nebraska finished second (416.050) while Iowa finished third (411.050). Antonio Castro captured the pommel horse title with a season-high 14.85. Griffin Kehler also led the way for the Huskers, scoring career-high scores on every event.