Recently in Women's Gymnastics Category

In The Polls

| No Comments | No TrackBacks
Four Big Ten women's gymnastics squads hold top-25 marks in the first GymInfo national rankings of the regular season, it was announced on Monday. Michigan leads the way for conference teams, checking in at No. 2. Nebraska follows at No. 7, while Minnesota holds the No. 12 spot and Ohio State enters at No. 21. 

For the complete rankings, click here.

Weekend Schedule

| No Comments | No TrackBacks
January 11
Ball State at IOWA - 8 p.m. ET
OHIO STATE at Oregon State - 9 p.m. ET

January 12
ILLINOIS at Arizona w/ Stanford and San Jose State - 7 p.m. ET
Western Michigan at MICHIGAN STATE  - 4 p.m. ET
Washington at MINNESOTA - 7 p.m. ET
NEBRASKA at MICHIGAN - 4 p.m. ET
PENN STATE at UIC - 5 p.m. ET

Weekend Schedule

| No Comments | No TrackBacks
January 4
Michigan
 at Cancun Invitational - 7 p.m. ET

January 5
Ohio State at Bowling Green - 4 p.m. ET
Penn State at Denver - 6 p.m. ET 

Six Teams Ranked in Preseason Top 25

| No Comments | No TrackBacks
Six Big Ten teams were ranked in the GymInfo Preseason Coaches' Poll, released on Monday. Nebraska tops the list of conference squads in the rankings, coming in at No. 7. Michigan follows at No. 10, while Ohio State and Penn State check in at No. 14 and No. 16, respectively. Illinois holds the No. 18 spot, while Minnesota clocks in at No. 23. Iowa and Michigan State are receiving votes.

Click here for the full ranking.

2012 Season in Review

| No Comments | No TrackBacks
Two conference teams advanced to the NCAA Championships, while six individuals competed at the national meet in April to complete the 2012 season.

Nebraska Claims First Big Ten Championship: Nebraska earned its first Big Ten Championship after tallying a team score of 197.100 at the conference meet. The Huskers finished nearly one point ahead of second-place Ohio State, which concluded with a total of 196.225. Minnesota (195.950) was third, followed by Michigan (195.975), Illinois (195.850), Penn State (195.700), Iowa (195.425) and Michigan State (194.675). RECAP

Earning Conference Honors: At the conclusion of the Big Ten Championships, the conference awarded its Gymnast, Freshman and Coach of the Year winners. Penn State's Sharaya Musser took home Gymnast of the Year accolades, the third time in four seasons a Nittany Lion has won the honor, Nebraska's Jessie DeZiel claimed Freshman of the Year honors, and Husker mentor Dan Kendig was named Coach of the Year. In addition, 12 gymnasts were selected to the All-Championships Team based on their performances at the conference meet. RECAP

All Eight Compete in Regional Events: Each Big Ten women's gymnastics squad took part at NCAA Regional competitions, with Nebraska and Ohio State earning berths to the national championship meet. Also, Illinois' Alina Weinstein, Michigan's Katie Zurales and Joanna Sampson, Minnesota's Dusti Russell and Kayla Slechta, and Penn State's Sharaya Musser advanced to the NCAA Championships based on their individual finishes. RECAP

All-Big Ten Seasons: The Big Ten Conference announced its women's gymnastics All-Big Ten squads, with seven members on the first and second teams. The All-Conference teams featured the top-six performers in the all-around and the top six in each of the four events, based on the student-athletes' regional qualifying average. Illinois' Kelsey Joannides, Nebraska's Jessie DeZiel, Lora Evenstad, Janelle Giblin and Emily Wong, Ohio State's Sarah Miller and Penn State's Sharaya Musser earned first-team status. Student-athletes from Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Nebraska and Penn State were also represented on the second team. RECAP

Weekly Rankings

| No Comments | No TrackBacks
Six Big Ten women's gymnastics squads hold top-25 marks in the final GymInfo national rankings heading into the Big Ten Championships this weekend, with four teams appearing in the top 16. No. 6 Nebraska leads the way with a regional qualifying score of 196.960, while No. 12 Penn State and No. 13 Ohio State follow with marks of 196.230 and 196.115, respectively. Minnesota ranks 16th (195.880), while No. 21 Michigan (195.710) and No. 23 Illinois (195.545) round out the group of top-25 Big Ten teams.

Click here to see the complete rankings.

Weekend Schedule

| No Comments | No TrackBacks
MARCH 16
MICHIGAN STATE at #21 MICHIGAN - 7 p.m. ET - BTN (3/17, Noon ET)
Iowa State at #6 NEBRASKA - 7 p.m. CT

MARCH 17
UIC/Northern Illinois/Illinois State at #22 ILLINOIS - 4 p.m. CT
#2 Oklahoma at #13 OHIO STATE - 4 p.m. ET
IOWA/#19 MINNESOTA/Arizona State at #17 Denver - 5 p.m. MT
Maryland at #12 PENN STATE - 7 p.m. ET

Weekly Rankings

| No Comments | No TrackBacks
Six Big Ten women's gymnastics teams have earned top-25 rankings this week, with the conference boasting three teams in the top 13 nationally based on regional qualifying average. Nebraska, Penn State and Ohio State each maintain their top-13 averages this week, with the Huskers holding No. 6 (196.960), the Nittany Lions ranking 12th (196.120) and the Buckeyes standing in 13th (196.000). Minnesota checks in at No. 19 (195.665), followed by Michigan at No. 21 (195.475) and Illinois at No. 22 (195.425).

Click here to see the complete rankings.

Weekend Schedule

| No Comments | No TrackBacks
MARCH 9
#9 LSU at IOWA - 7 p.m. CT
#5 Georgia at #20 MICHIGAN [1] - 7 p.m. ET
MICHIGAN STATE at Alaska-Anchorage - 7 p.m. AT
#6 NEBRASKA at #7 Utah - 7 p.m. MT

MARCH 10
#13 OHIO STATE at North Carolina - 1 p.m. ET
Iowa State at #18 MINNESOTA - 6 p.m. CT

MARCH 11
#19 ILLINOIS at Western Michigan - 1 p.m. ET
MICHIGAN STATE at Alaska Anchorage - 2 p.m. AT
#12 PENN STATE at Pittsburgh - 6 p.m. ET

Legend
[1] Ypsilanti, Mich.

Weekly Rankings

| No Comments | No TrackBacks
Six Big Ten women's gymnastics teams again hold top-25 rankings, including three squads in the top 13 nationally, based on the GymInfo regional qualifying average rankings. Nebraska leads the way at No. 6 with a team average of 196.795, while Penn State follows at No. 12 (195.995) and Ohio State ranks 13th (195.940). Minnesota checks in at No. 18 (195.470), followed closely by Illinois at No. 19 (195.360) and Michigan at No. 20 (195.345). 

Click here to see the complete rankings.
Multimedia Store