Honors and Awards
A native of Richardson, Texas, Schryver added to his successful career as a Husker. Schryver captured a new personal-best score on high bar, finishing his collegiate career with a high of 15.05 on the event. He also continued to hold the school record on pommel horse for the third year in a row.
In his last postseason as a Husker, Schryver just barely missed out on semifinal competition at the NCAA Championships. Schryver tied for tenth, missing out after a tiebreaker determined by pre-competition rankings.
Schryver also was a standout academically, earning an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship and a spot on the 2014 CoSIDA Academic-All District Seven Team . He graduated with his bachelor's degree in nutrition science with a 3.92 GPA. He was a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar for the third straight season in 2014, and earned academic All-Big Ten honors for the third consecutive campaign.
He rounded out the regular season with a personal best 14.75 on parallel bars against Illinois. “Eric is all about the team,” Nebraska Coach Chuck Chmelka. “It’s all for the team.” In postseason, Schryver barely missed out on both Big Ten individual finals and NCAA individual semifinals competition.
Schryver continued to show strength in his academics, earning his first-ever CGA Scholastic All-American honors. He also grabbed his second Big Ten Distinguished Scholar honors, as well as a spot on the Academic All-Big Ten team.
The native of Richardson, Texas, also excelled in the classroom for the Huskers. He was named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and was one of eight Huskers to earn academic All-Big Ten honors. He also claimed spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll both semesters.
Schryver closed his first season at Nebraska with a solid showing at the 2011 NCAA Championships. He unleashed a career-high 14.30 on still rings in the NCAA Qualifier, while matching his second-best performance of the season with a 14.20 on parallel bars. He also competed on high bar (13.85) and pommel horse (13.55) at the NCAA Championships as a freshman.
Schryver concluded his freshman season with seven consecutive scores of 14.15 or better on parallel bars. He also posted a career-high 14.60 on high bar against eventual national champion Stanford on March 6.
Schryver earned a spot on the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll in the fall of 2010.
Schryver graduated with honors from Lloyd V. Berkner High School in Richardson, Texas.
He chose Nebraska over Iowa, Michigan and Minnesota.