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SECOND TEAM ALL-BIG TEN (2015)
BIG TEN FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK (3/3/14, 3/10/14)
EIGHT CAREER EVENT TITLES
|All Around||39.400||2/7/15||Michigan State|
|Vault||9.975||3/8/14||New Hampshire Quad|
|Uneven Bars||9.825||2/7/15||Michigan State|
|Balance Beam||9.825||4/5/14||NCAA Regional|
|Floor Exercise||9.950||3/8/15||West Virginia|
2017 (Senior Year)
Competed in six meets during her senior season...Finished second on the vault with a 9.800 against Maryland (1/21)...Tallied a season-best 9.850 on the vault to place second against Michigan State (2/4)...Posted a 9.825 to place second on the vault against Ohio State (2/11)...Tallied a season-best 9.850 to finish fourth on the floor exercise against Ohio State (2/11)....Placed 11th on the vault at the NCAA Regional Meet with a 9.825 (4/1).
2016 (Junior Year)
Made her lone appearance of 2016 at Michigan State...At Michigan State (2/6), Sibson took first place in the vault with a score of 9.825 and she tied for second on the floor exercise (9.850).
2015 (Sophomore Year)
Named second-team All-Big Ten...Competed in all 12 of the team's meets, including the NCAA Regional Championships...Competed on all four events and made her first two career appearances in the all-around. Championship Season: Competed on three events at the Big Ten Championships (3/21)...Scored 9.900 on the vault to tie for fifth at the B1G Championships...Also scored 9.475 on the balance beam and 9.850 on the floor exercise...Tied for sixth on the vault with a 9.875 at the NCAA Regional Championships (4/4)...Also scored 9.425 on the balance beam and 9.800 on the floor exercise at the Regional. Regular Season: Scored a career-high 39.400 to place second in her first career all-around vs. No. 24 Michigan State (2/7)...Also scored 39.075 in the all-around vs. Ohio State (2/14)...Scored a season-high 9.925 on the vault to tie for the event title in a quad-meet vs. Brockport, Iowa State and Penn...Along with the B1G Championships, she logged a 9.900 at the B1G Five Meet (3/14) and won the event with a 9.900 vs. No. 24 Michigan State (2/7)...Totaled a 9.850 on three occasions, including at West Virginia (3/8) to tie for the event title...Exhibitioned twice on the uneven bars before making her first career appearance on the event vs. No. 24 Michigan State and scored 9.825...Also scored 9.750 on the event vs. No. 24 Ohio State (2/14)...Scored a season-high 9.800 on the balance beam on three occasions; in a quad meet vs. Brockport, Iowa State and Penn (2/28), at Pittsburgh (2/21) and vs. No. 24 Michigan State (2/7)...Scored a career-best 9.950 on the floor exercise at West Virginia (3/8) to win the event...The 9.950 score vs. the Mountaineers ranks tied for No. 5 on the Penn State career charts...Placed second on the floor exercise at No. 8 Nebraska (1/17) with a 9.900...Scored 9.875 on the event vs. No. 24 Michigan State (2/7)...Along with a 9.850 at the B1G Championships, she scored 9.850 at the B1G Five Meet (3/14)...Scored 9.825 vs. Maryland (1/24) on the floor exercise to place third overall.
2014 (Freshman Year)
Competed in all 14 of the team's meets, including the NCAA Regional Championships and at the NCAA Championships...Competed on vault, balance beam and floor exercise...Twice earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week (3/3 & 3/10)...Led the team on vault...Ranked tied for third on the team on the floor exercise...Tied for fifth and ninth on the Penn State career vaulting charts...Tied for the team lead on vault at the NCAA Championships (4/18) with a score of 9.825...Scored 9.450 on the floor exercise and 9.050 on the balance beam at the NCAA Championships (4/18)...Posted a career-best score of 9.975 on vault at New Hampshire with Bridgeport and George Washington (3/8) to win the event...Notched a score of 9.950 on vault to tie for the event victory against Nebraska (2/8)...Totaled a score of 9.900 at the Big Ten Championships (3/22) and the NCAA Regional (4/5)...Tied for vault title with a 9.875 against Bridgeport, Western Michigan and Yale (2/28)...Also won vault title vs. Cornell, Southeast Missouri and UIC (1/18; 9.850)...Posted a career-best score of 9.825 on the balance beam at the NCAA Regional (4/5)...Scored 9.825 on the balance beam at No. 8 Michigan with Iowa and No. 13 Minnesota (3/15) and against Bridgeport, Western Michigan and Yale (2/28), finishing third in the later meet...Tallied a 9.900 on the floor exercise at the Big Ten Championships (3/22) and at New Hampshire with Bridgeport and George Washington (3/8)...Scored 9.850 on the event at the NCAA Regional (4/5) and against Illinois (2/15).
Competed for Zenith Gymnastics under coaches Alex Atomas, J.P. Lavachery and Tatiana Schegolkova...Competed as an Elite Level gymnast from 2010-12...Missed most of the 2013 competition schedule due to injury...Won vault title at the 2013 Alamo Classic... Qualified for the 2011 and 2012 Canadian Championships...Qualified for the 2010 Junior Olympic National Championships...Won vault title at the 2010 Junior Olympic National Championships...Helped British Columbia to a Silver medal at the Canadian Winter Games in 2010...Competed at the VISA Championships in 2010...Won vault and floor exercise titles at the 2010 Region 3 Championships.
Born Emma Kate Sibson in Victoria, British Columbia on June 26, 1995...Daughter of Byron and Cheryl Sibson...Has one younger sister, Abby...Names shopping, reading and spending time with friends and family as her hobbies, literature as her favorite subject, pasta as her favorite food, Muhammad Ali as her favorite athlete and the Vancouver Canucks as her favorite pro sports team...Says "50 Shades of Grey" is her favorite book, "Gossip Girl" is her favorite television show, "Great Gatsby," "Dear John," and "Titanic" are her favorite movies, Leonardo DiCaprio is her favorite actor, Amanda Seyfried is her favorite actress and her family's cabin on Savary Island, British Columbia is her favorite place to visit...Majoring in communication arts & sciences.
Why Penn State
"I chose Penn State because it had the perfect combination of great academics, a nationwide alumni base, great athletics a beautiful campus and an awesome gymnastics team with amazing coaches. I felt that Penn State can support my growth in academics and athletics, which is a combination that will help me succeed in the future."