Nebraska and Penn State Take Home Weekly Women's Gymnastics Awards

Nebraska's Jessie DeZiel has earned her fourth straight Big Ten Freshman of the Week award.

Nebraska's Jessie DeZiel has earned her fourth straight Big Ten Freshman of the Week award.

Feb. 6, 2012

Gymnast of the Week
Sharaya Musser, Penn State
Jr. – Colorado Springs, Colo. – Pine Creek 

  • Earned first-place finishes in the all-around, on vault, balance beam and in the floor exercise in No. 10 Penn State’s win over No. 24 Iowa
  • Scored a 39.600 in the all-around after posting first-place scores of 9.925 on the vault and balance beam and adding a 9.900 in the floor exercise en route to first place
  • Took second on the bars with a mark of 9.850
  • Collects her third weekly award this season and the eighth of her career
  • Last Penn State Gymnast of the Week: Sharaya Musser (Jan. 23, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Jessie DeZiel, Nebraska
Fr. – Rogers, Minn. – Spectrum 

  • Finished first in the all-around, posting top-five finishes in all four events in No. 9 Nebraska’s wins over No. 5 Oklahoma, No. 25 Minnesota and Centenary
  • Posted a score of 39.500 in the all-around after placing second on the vault (9.925) and floor exercise (9.875), fourth on the bars (9.850) and fifth on the balance beam (9.850)
  • Reels in her fourth straight Freshman of the Week honor, marking the longest streak in the award’s history
  • Last Nebraska Freshman of the Week: Jessie DeZiel (Jan. 30, 2012)

2012 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week
Jan. 9
G: Sharaya Musser, Jr., PSU
F: Emma Willis, IOWA
Jan. 16
G: Jessie DeZiel, Fr., NEB
F: Jessie DeZiel, NEB
Jan. 23
G: Lora Evenstad, Sr., NEB
G: Sharaya Musser, Jr., PSU
F: Jessie DeZiel, NEB
Jan. 30
G: Alina Weinstein, Jr., ILL
F: Jessie DeZiel, NEB
Feb. 6
G: Sharaya Musser, Jr., PSU
F: Jessie DeZiel, NEB