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Seven Nittany Lions earned first team honors in the 2016-17 academic year
Six gymnasts qualified for the individual event finals
Saturday, March 4 | Lincoln, Nebraska | 5 p.m. ET
Saturday, Feb. 11 | 4 p.m. | Rec Hall
Freshman Stephen Nedoroscik captured the pommel horse title and freshman Favian Valdez earned the all-around win
|at West Point Open &
2017 (Freshman Year)
Appeared in 10 meets for the Nittany Lions with one routine on both the floor exercise and the still rings and 11 routines on the vault … Earned four top-five finishes on the vault … Placed second on the vault at the West Point Open (1/13) … Competed on the vault at both the Big Ten Championships (4/7) and the NCAA Championships (4/22).
Prepped at Littlestown Senior High School and trained at Hanover YMCA Gymnastics … Competed in the Junior Olympic nationals in both 2013 and 2014 … Earned a first-place finish on the vault and placed fourth on the still rings in 2013 … Notched a third-place finish on the parallel bars, a fourth-place finish on the vault and a ninth-place finish in the all-around at the 2014 Junior Olympic nationals … Earned the American Legion Award and the Science Award at Littlestown Senior.
Full name is Brayden James Borromeo … Son of Nino and Renee Borromeo … Has two sisters, Maiata and Eliza and one brother, Joshua … Plans to major in biomedical engineering.