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Honors & Awards
- Second-Team CGA All-America Scholar-Athlete (2017)
- 2017 NCAA Individual Event Finals Competitor (High Bar)
- 2017 NCAA Team Qualifier & Finals Competitor (High Bar)
- 2017 Nebraska Men's Gymnastics Newcomer of the Year
- Academic All-Big Ten (2018)
- Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Spring 2017)
- Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017)
- Canada's National Athlete of the Year (2014, 2015)
- Canadian Junior National Team Member (2014, 2015)
- 2015 Canada Junior National Championship (First, Pommel Horse, High Bar, Parallel Bars)
- 2014 Blackjack Invitational (Fifth, Parallel Bars) (13th, All-Around)
- Team Ontario Member (2013)
- 2013 Windy City Invitational (Fifth, Floor) (Fourth, Vault) (12th, All-Around)
- Floor - 14.45 (twice, most recently vs. Ohio State, Jan. 20, 2018)
- Vault - 14.55 (at Oklahoma, Feb. 3, 2018)
- High Bars - 13.85 (twice, most recently at Arnold Classic, March 3, 2018)
Season Outlook (2018)
Jake Bonnay is expected to build on his impressive first season at Nebraska as a sophomore in 2018. As an all-around
2018 Season Highs
- Floor - 14.45 (vs. Ohio State, Jan. 20, 2018)
- Vault - 14.55 (at Oklahoma, Feb. 13, 2018)
- High Bar - 13.85 (twice, most recently at Arnold Classic, March 3, 2018)
Bonnay made an immediate impact in his first season at Nebraska, competing in all but two meets for the Huskers in 2017. Bonnay was a regular high bar competitor and occasionally appeared on
Bonnay made a difference in the community as well, earning a spot on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2017, while also claiming a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the spring of 2017.
2017 Season Highs
- Floor - 14.45 (at West Point Open, Jan. 13, 2017)
- High Bars - 13.80 (at West Point Open, Jan. 13, 2017)
Bonnay competed for Gymnastics Mississauga under Head Coach Chris Foo. The Burlington, Ontario, native earned Canada's National Athlete of the Year in 2014 and 2015. Bonnay has been a member of the Canadian Junior National Team since 2014.
In 2015, he took first on pommel horse, high bar and parallel bars at the 2015 Junior National Championship.
At the 2014 BlackJack Invitational, Bonnay placed fifth on parallel bars and 13th in the all-around.
In 2013, Bonnay competed at the Windy City Invitational where he placed fifth on floor, fourth on vault and 12th in the all-around.
Additionally, Bonnay was a member of Team Ontario in 2013.
Jacob Bonnay on Nebraska
“I was impressed with everything Nebraska had to offer including the coaches, the academics and the way they take care of their athletes,” Bonnay said.
Jake (Jacob) is one of two international gymnasts on the Nebraska men's gymnastics team. He becomes the first Canadian to join the Huskers since Martin Fournier (St. Hubert, Quebec) who was a Husker from 1999 to 2002 and the first gymnast from Ontario since NCAA champion Jason Hardabura.
Jake is the son of Joanne Platt and Steve Bonnay. Jake was born on Jan. 8, 1998, and has one brother, Nicholas.
Jake is an actuarial science major and claimed a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the spring of 2017. He chose Nebraska over Minnesota, Penn State and Illinois.
Jake attended Assumption Catholic Secondary School, where he a member of the Honor Roll. Outside of gymnastics, Jake enjoys making videos and listening to music