Photo by Isabel Thalken/Nebraska Communications

Huskers Win Fourth Consecutive Meet

By NU Athletic Communications

State College, Pa. – The Nebraska men’s gymnastics team adds another notch to its belt after defeating Penn State 404.500 – 401.550 in State College, Pa. This marks the fourth consecutive win of the season, a feat that hasn’t been accomplished since 1999. Anton Stephenson led the way for the Big Red, claiming the floor (14.65) and vault (14.85) titles. Jake Bonnay also had an impressive meet, sharing the high bar title with a score of 13.60. On top of it all, the Huskers remain undefeated in Big Ten conference meets.

Rotation One
The Huskers started the afternoon off on pommel horse, scoring 65.75. Unsurprisingly, Antonio Castro led the way for NU, notching 13.55. Josh Martin followed with 13.15, while Anton Stephenson scored 13.10. Kyle King and Travis Gollott finished out the scoring with 13.00 and 12.95, respectively. At the end of rotation one, Penn State led 66.300 – 65.750.

Rotation Two
NU dominated floor, posting 70.95, the team’s highest floor score of the season. Anton Stephenson came out on top with a season-high 14.65. Griffin Kehler also performed on top, finishing with 14.30. Kyle King and Jake Bonnay scored 14.20 and 14.00, respectively. Connor Adamsick added to the team scoring with 13.80. At the end of rotation two, Nebraska led 136.700- 130.250.

Rotation Three
In typical Husker fashion, Nebraska displayed a spectacular performance on vault, scoring 71.00. Anton Stephenson again came out on top with 14.85. Adamsick notched 14.40, while Josh Martin followed closely with 14.15. Zach Peters and Alex Magsam added to the Husker scoring with 13.85 and 13.75, respectively. At the end of rotation three, Nebraska led 207.700 – 199.550.

Rotation Four
The Huskers moved to rings, notching 64.85. Magsam paved the way for the Big Red, posting 14.25. Heath Anderson followed with 13.85, while Martin scored 12.65. Kehler and Jonathan Scripnick added 12.45 and 11.65, respectively. At the end of rotation four, Nebraska led 272.550 – 267.850.

Rotation Five
On high bar, Nebraska scored 65.30. Bonnay finished first for the Huskers with 13.60. King followed closely with 13.45. Kehler and Stephenson finished with 12.95 and 12.90, respectively. Gollott rounded out the team scoring with 12.40. At the end of rotation five, Nebraska led Penn State 337.850 - 335.700.

Rotation Six
NU finished the meet on parallel bars with a team score of 66.65. Anton Stephenson led the way with 14.10. Kehler notched 13.35, while King scored 13.30. Andrew Zymball and Magsam added 13.20 and 12.70, respectively. At the end of rotation six, Nebraska led Penn State 404.500 – 401.550.

Up Next
The Huskers compete in the final home meet of the season at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Saturday, March 24, against Big Ten rivals Iowa and Minnesota. Nebraska will honor eight seniors in celebration of senior day, and t-shirts will be given to the first 750 fans. Competition is set to begin at 2 p.m. 

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