Honors & Awards
- NCAA Team Qualifier Competitor (2013)
- Still Rings - 14.70 (at Illinois, March 16, 2013)
Zach Hedval got a sampling of collegiate gymnastics, making the still rings lineup four times throughout the season. The Santee, Calif., native set his personal best of the season in Champaign, Illi., earning a 14.70 on rings.
Hedval was a part of the Big Ten and NCAA Championships teams, appearing in the middle of the lineup both times.
Hedval came to Nebraska after competing for Eagle Ridge Gymnastics in Rio Rancho, N.M., where he claimed the 2010 Regional still rings title.
Hedval also competed in the 2010 Junior Olympic Nationals. He competed with Gold Cup Gymnastics in Albuquerque, N.M., between 2006 and 2008, claiming the Level 8 Regional championship in 2007.
Hedval graduated from St. Pius X High School in Albuquerque, N.M., before completing his first two years of college at Grossmont College in El Cajon, Calif.
Hedval was born June 19, 1991 in San Diego, Calif., and is the son of Stephen and Francine Hedval. Zach has one brother, Erik. Zach is majoring in political science at Nebraska.