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Musser was named the team MVP
Penn State Gymnastics Earns Two Awards at NCAA Regionals
Penn State has a total of 3,915 honorees during 18 years of the program
Penn State finishes sixth at Big Ten Championships
Nittany Lions knock off Maryland on Senior Night
2011 (Junior): Academic All-Big Ten ... competed in every meet on beam and floor ... averaged a 9.792 on beam and a 9.731 on floor ... scored a 9.825 or better on beam at six meets and finished in the top five event finishers on seven occasions ... scored a 9.850 and placed third vs. New Hampshire (1/22) and at Maryland with Rutgers and William & Mary (2/18) ... scored a career-high 9.900 and placed second vs. N.C. State and Maryland (3/4) ... scored an 9.850 and finished second at West Virginia (3/12) ... scored a 9.800 or better on floor five times and finished in the top five event finishers on four occasions ... scored a career-best 9.900 and placed second in a quad meet with Pittsburgh, West Virginia and Bridgeport (2/26) ... scored a 9.850 at the Big Ten Championship (3/19) ... earned the Ann Carr award for the most inspirational performance vs. N.C. State and Maryland (3/4).
2010 (Sophomore): Academic All-Big Ten ... competed in 11 meets for the Nittany Lions on beam and floor ... averaged 9.416 on beam (eight meets) and 9.760 on floor (10 meets) ... scored a 9.675 in her first-ever appearance on beam in a quad meet at Michigan State (1/9), good enough for third place ... scored a 9.800 vs. Minnesota and Alabama (1/30) ... posted a 9.825 for fourth place at Pittsburgh (2/13) ... earned a 9.875 on floor for third place in a quad meet at Michigan State (1/9) ... finished fifth with a 9.750 vs. Cornell, Iowa and Yale (1/23) ... placed fifth with a 9.775 vs. Minnesota and Alabama (1/30) ... scored a 9.825 vs. Maryland, Michigan and Bridgeport (3/7) ... earned a 9.825 at the Big Ten Championships (3/27).
2009 (Freshman): Saw action in eight meets competing in floor exercise, averaging 9.719 ... scored at least a 9.775 in the last five meets of the season ... finished in the top five on two occasions, including fifth (9.650) versus UNH, Rutgers and Bridgeport (2/21) and fourth at West Virginia (3/9) ... recorded a score of 9.850 at the Big Ten Championships (3/21) ... registered a 9.800 at the NCAA Regionals (4/4) and the NCAA National Championships (4/16).
Member of the Galaxy Gymnastics club program in Orangeburg, N.Y., under the direction of Jamie Winkler and Sergei and Galina Petrouniak ... member of the 2008 Junior Olympic National Team ... 2008 New York state beam and bars champion ... 2008 Region 6 floor champion ... 2008 Junior Olympic national beam champion while also finishing sixth on bars, seventh on floor and third in the all-around ... in 2007, finished second on bars and eighth on floor at the Junior Olympic Nationals ... was the 2007 Region 6 beam and floor champion, also earning the New York state beam championship that same year ... at the 2006 Junior Olympic Nationals, finished third on bars, seventh on beam, fifth on floor and sixth in the all-around ... was the 2006 Region 6 beam, floor and all-around champion ... was the 2005 Junior Olympic National floor champion, also claiming ninth on bars, second on beam and sixth in the all-around ... in 2004, qualified for International Elite status at Karolyi's National Team Camp and was the Atlantic Invitational bars, beam and all-around champion as a National Elite ... also picked up the 2004 Junior Olympic National beam championship while finishing eighth on floor and ninth in the all-around ... member of the Delta Epsilon Tau International Honor Society and the National Society of High School Scholars at Rutherford High School ... member of the Maximum Honor Roll.
Born Daryl Amelia Konsevick on Oct. 16, 1989 in Englewood, N.J. ... parents are June and Michael Konsevick ... has one brother, Rory (28) ... majoring in biobehavioral health and minoring in Psychology...names Mumford and Sons, The Black Keys, Jimi Hendrix, Coldplay and Josh Ritter as favorite entertainers, the New York Yankees as favorite pro sports team, Derek Jeter as favorite athlete... "Seinfeld" and "The Office" as favorite television shows and the beach as favorite place to visit ... names goals for this season as "our common goal is to win Big Ten Championships this season as well as qualify and aim for a spot on the podium at NCAA Championships. I plan on working as hard as I can to help my team reach our goals."
Why Penn State?
"Penn State is an outstanding all-around university. With its great academic and athletic programs, you can't go wrong. The nickname `Happy Valley' says it all."
Quoting Coach Thompson
"Daryl has focused on balance beam and floor exercise this fall and as a two-event specialist, we look for her to post big scores every time she competes."
Daryl's Favorite Quote
"Don't try to make something happen, just trust your stuff and let it happen." ~Mind Gym