Lincoln, Neb. — Eight Husker gymnasts were named Scholastic All-Americans announced by the Women’s Collegiate Gymnastics Association (WCGA) on Tuesday for their efforts in the classroom during the 2019-20 season.
In order to qualify for the WCGA Scholastic All-American award student-athletes must carry a GPA of 3.5 or higher for the academic school year. Taylor Houchin, Sierra Hassel, Anika Dujakovich, Kynsee Roby, Megan Verceles Carr, Adnerys De Jesus, Clara Colombo and Kylie Piringer were all listed by the association, being named Scholastic All-Americans.
Hassel and Roby were honored as WCGA Scholastic All-Americans for a third time, while Houchin each earned the award for the second time in her career. Dujakovich, Verceles Carr, Colombo, De Jesus and Piringer earned Scholastic All-America honors for the first time.
As a team, the Huskers held a cumulative GPA of 3.4515 for the 2019-20 season.
Since the WCGA award began in 1997, Nebraska gymnasts have earned a total of 116 Scholastic All-America awards.