Zach

Peters

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All-Around
Height: 5'4"
Weight: 135
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Greenwood, Ind
High School: Center Grove High School
Club: Deveauís School of Gymnastics
Club Coach: Chad Ford

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • 2018 NCAA Team Finals Competitor (Vault)
  • 2018 NCAA Team Qualifier Competitor (Vault)
  • Five-Time Junior National Champion
  • 2016 Vault and Floor Champion
  • 2015 Vault Champion
  • 2014 Vault Champion
  • 2013 Vault Champion
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2017; Spring 2018)

Career Highs

  • Floor - 13.90 (vs. Ohio State, Jan. 20, 2018)
  • Still Rings - 12.70 (vs. Ohio State, Jan. 20, 2018)
  • Vault - 14.35 (at Oklahoma, Feb. 3, 2018)

2018 Season Highs

  • Floor - 13.90 (vs. Ohio State, Jan. 20, 2018)
  • Still Rings - 12.70 (vs. Ohio State, Jan. 20, 2018)
  • Vault - 14.35 (at Oklahoma, Feb. 3, 2018)

2018 (Freshman)
Zach Peters adusted well to collegiate competition as he appeared regularly on floor, vault and rings. Peters scored a career-high 13.90 on floor and a career-high 12.70 on rings against Ohio State at home on Jan. 20. His career-high 14.35 on vault came against the 2018 National Champion Oklahoma Sooners on Feb. 3.

Before Nebraska
Peters competed for Deveau's School of Gymnastics, under the direction of Coach Chad Ford. Nebraska has a history of successful gymnasts out of Deveau's, including current Huskers Chris Stephenson and Anton Stephenson. Peters is a five-time junior national champion. Most recently, he claimed the vault and floor titles in 2016. He also took the title on vault in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Peters attended Center Grove High School in Greenwood, Ind.

Personal
Zach was born on Feb. 4, 1999 in Greenwood, Ind.  He is the son of Jeff and Kim Peters and has one older brother, Sean, and one younger sister Genevive. Zach chose Nebraska over Ohio State, Illinois and Minnesota. He earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters of 2017-18.

Coach Chmelka on Zach: “Zach is terrific on floor and vault and will make an immediate impact for our team on those two events, but as an all-arounder, he could contribute on the other four events right away as well.”

WATCH: Zach Peters Video

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Nebraska Men's Gymnastics Press Conference - April 3rd
Chuck Chmelka Press Conference - April 3rd
N'Side Nebraska - April 11, 2016 - Ethan Lottman