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Five Nittany Lions earned first team All-America Scholar-Athlete honors
The Nittany Lions captured four out of the six events
Trevor Howard tallied a pair of career performances Thursday at the NCAA Qualifier
Nittany Lions, Black Knights meet Sunday at 1 p.m.
First Team CGA All-America Scholar-Athlete (2016)
Academic All-Big Ten (2016)
2016 (Sophomore Year)
Participated on both the floor exercise and the still rings in the 2016 campaign for the Nittany Lions … Placed 10th on two occasions on the floor exercise, including a personal-best against Nebraska (3/11) … Made eight touches on the still rings for Penn State … Earned four top 10 finishes on the still rings … Placed third against Arizona State (3/4) and nabbed a fourth-place finish against Nebraska (3/11) … Tied for sixth overall on the still rings at Michigan (3/19) with a season-best 14.600.
2015 (Freshman Year)
Only competed on the still rings during his freshman year ... Scored a career-best 14.550 against Michigan (1/24) ... Traveled to the NCAA Championships ... Tied for 11th on the still rings at the NCAA Qualifier with his score of 14.550 (4/9)
Sixth place in the rings at 2013 Junior Olympic Nationals ... First place in the rings and second-place in the all-around at the 2014 state championships ... First place in the rings and second-place in the all-around at the 2014 regional championships ... Finished fifth in the floor exercise and in the rings at the 2014 Junior Olympic Nationals
Full name is Gregory Joseph Tamargo ... Born in Langhorne, Pa., on May 16, 1996 ... Son Rafael and Alicia Tamargo ... Has a younger sister ... Majoring in corporate innovation and entrepreneurship.