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Friday, April 6-Saturday, April 7 | 7 p.m. | Crisler Center | Ann Arbor, Michigan
The Nittany Lions had four event victors against the Cornhuskers
The Nittany Lions will honor its five seniors Saturday, March 17 at 4 p.m. at Rec Hall
The Nittany Lions took three of six individual event victories
|Floor Exercise||14.750||2/13/16||at Ohio State|
|Parallel Bars||14.500||3/4/16||at Arizona State|
2018 (Junior Year)
Competed in the floor exercise and on the vault in the 2018 season … Captured the floor exercise title at Ohio State (2/9) with a season-best 14.650 … His 14.650 on the floor exercise was a Penn State best this season … Scored a team-best and season-best 14.600 on the vault against Minnesota (2/24) and at Iowa (3/3), earning the first and second-place finish, respectively … Competed on the vault in the NCAA Finals (4/21).
2017 (Junior Year): Did not compete.
2016 (Sophomore Year)
Earned a spot in the lineup on the floor exercise, vault and parallel bars in his sophomore campaign … Ranked second in the Nittany Lion lineup on the vault with a personal best 15.400 against Nebraska (3/11) to finish second overall … Also earned a second-place finish on the vault against Army West Point (1/9) and Arizona State (3/4) … Notched a fourth-place finish on the vault against Illinois (1/30) … Placed in the top five on the floor exercise at Arizona State (3/4) and placed sixth on three occasions … Nabbed a seventh-place finish on the parallel bars against Army West Point (1/9) … Participated in the NCAA Championships on the floor exercise and the vault for Penn State.
2015 (Freshman Year)
Competed in three meets during his freshman year campaign ... Posted a career-best 14.500 on the floor exercise against Michigan (1/24) ... Tallied a mark of 14.400 on the vault at Puerto Rico (3/6)
Trained at CG's Gymnastics ... Tied for second place at the 2014 Junior Olympics National Gymnastics Championships on the vault ... Placed ninth at the 2013 Junior Olympics National Gymnastics Championships on the vault ... Two-time state champion in the floor and the vault ... Three-time team captain.
Full name is Joshua Joseph Smith ... Born on January 23, 1995 ... Son of Leonard and Janine Smith ... Has a younger brother and sister ... Majoring in geography.