No. 12 Huskers Prepared for Pepsi Pack the House
No. 12 Nebraska vs. No. 5 Minnesota, No. 6 Illinois, No. 7 Iowa and No. 10 Air Force
Saturday, March 15 | 4 p.m. CST
Lincoln, Neb. (Bob Devaney Sports Center)
The No. 12 Nebraska men’s gymnastics team finishes out their 2014 regular season with an action-packed senior night. The meet will take place at Bob Devaney Sports Center at 4 p.m. CST. Live stats will be available on Huskers.com. Fans who can’t make it to the meet can also follow the team on Twitter (@NebraskaMGym) or on Facebook (facebook.com/NebraskaMGym) for live updates throughout the meet.
Scouting the No. 5 Golden Gophers
A Glance at Minnesota Head Coach: Mike Burns
2013 Record: 9-7
2013 NCAA Finish: 4th/6 (Session 1)
Since their last meeting, Minnesota traveled to University Park, Penn., to fact the No. 8 Penn State team on March 1. The Golden Gophers struggled on the road, falling to the Nitanny Lions with a score of 431.500. They then returned home for senior night, hosting No. 7 Iowa and Brockport at the Sports Pavillion. The earned a score of 427.750 to finish out their 2014 home schedule.
Scouting the No. 6 Illini
A Glance at Illinois
Head Coach: Justin Spring
2013 Record: 8-7
2013 NCAA Finish: 6th
Since the last time they faced off with the Huskers, Illinois continued with their challenging road schedule, including a win at Iowa (433.350) and a loss at Penn State (431.150). Illinois hosted UIC on March 8 for their senior night, earning a score of 427.850.
Scouting the No. 7 Hawkeyes
A Glance at Iowa
Head Coach: JD Reive
2013 Record: 7-12
2013 NCAA Finish: 5th
Since Iowa last saw Nebraska at the Arnold Challenge, Iowa traveled to Minnesota to face the No. 5 Golden Gophers. The Hawkeyes set two individual records at the meet, finishing with a team score of 426.450. Iowa has been on the road since February 15, when they hosted Minnesota and Nebraska for senior night.
Scouting the No. 10 Air Force Academy Falcons
A Glance at the Air Force Academy
Head Coach: Kip Simons
2013 Record: 9-4
2013 NCAA Finish: N/A
The last time the Air Force Falcons faced Nebraska was at the Huskers' last home meet on January 25. Since then, the team has seen a streak of wins, starting with a triangular victory at the All-Academy Championships on Feb. 1. The Falcons then hosted Minnesota for their second home meet of the season. They finished with a team score of 431.550. Air Force then traveled to Army (417.850) and the Temple Triangular (424.550), winning both meets. The Falcons rounded out their schedule with two consecutive home meets, both times hosting the UIC Flames. They won both meets, the first time earning a score of 423.800, then a 439.700 for their senior night.