Huskers Make Statement On Senior Day
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.
NU started the afternoon on floor, notching 72.25, the team’s highest score of the season on the event. Kyle King led the way, posting 14.75. Griffin Kehler and Jake Bonnay both scored a season-high 14.50. Chris Stephenson and Anton Stephenson scored 14.30 and 14.20, respectively.
The Huskers moved to pommel horse, tying a season-high 69.95. Antonio Castro finished on top with 14.85, his highest score of the season. Anton Stephenson followed closely behind with 14.70. Kyle King and Travis Gollott scored 14.20 and 13.15, respectively. Josh Martin rounded out the Husker scoring with 13.05.
Nebraska moved to rings, where the team scored 66.40. Alex Magsam paved the way for the Big Red with 13.85. Kehler finished with a season-high 13.35, while Heath Anderson notched 13.25. Josh Martin and Jonathan Scripnick added 13.10 and 12.85, respectively.
Per usual, NU dominated on vault, posting 71.75. Anton Stephenson came out on top with 14.70. Alex Magsam and Josh Martin each scored 14.45, while Zach Peters notched 14.10. Connor Adamsick rounded out the team scoring with 14.05.
The Huskers turned up the heat on parallel bars, scoring a season-high 69.30. Anton Stephenson finished with 14.35. Kehler added a season-high 14.05. Chris Stephenson scored 13.80, while Andrew Zymball scored a career-high 13.75. Kyle King added 13.35.
Nebraska finished the meet on high bar with a team score of 66.40. Antonio Castro finished first for the Huskers with 13.90. Kehler added another season-high 13.85, while Anton Stephenson scored 13.70. Jake Bonnay and Kyle King totalled out the Husker scoring with 12.80 and 12.15, respectively.
After a week off, the Huskers head to the Big Ten Championships in Ann Arbor, Mich. Team Finals and Individual Qualifiers will take place on Friday, April 6 at 6 p.m. Individual Finals will take place on Saturday, April 7 at 6 p.m.