Thirteen Nittany Lions Honored as All-America Scholar-Athletes by the College Gymnastics Association
Six men's gymnasts earn first team status; 13 of 20 squad members claim honors
Hosted by Oklahoma, competition is scheduled for April 19-21 in Norman, Okla.
Penn State has a total of 3,915 honorees during 18 years of the program
Nittany Lions break program record in pommel horse for the second straight week; record season highs in parallel bars and high bar
Final regular season dual meet scheduled for a 7 p.m. start at Rec Hall
PENN STATE CAREER
2010: CGA First Team All-American Scholar Athlete (4.0 GPA)...Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award recipient...Academic All-Big Ten...Competed in two events (pommel horse and still rings) in a total of three meets...Scored a season high 13.650 on pommel horse on day one at West Point Open...Recorded season best score of 14.000 on rings versus William & Mary.
2009: CGA First Team All-American Scholar Athlete; one of six gymnasts nationwide to be honored for earning a 4.0 GPA...Academic All-Big Ten...Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award recipient...Earned first collegiate experience, competing in the pommel horse and still rings in every meet...Posted a season high score of 13.950 in the pommel horse in tri-meet versus William & Mary and Navy...Secured first top three finish of career, taking third in the still rings against William & Mary and Navy...Scored a career best in the rings one week later, recording a 14.300 versus Cal.