Women's Gymnastics

Huskers Earn Season-Best 197.150 at Ameritas Masters Classic

The Nebraska women’s gymnastics team notched a season-high 197.150 to place second at the Ameritas Masters Classic at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Saturday night. The Big Red was supported by a crowd of 3,842 on Senior Night, the most attendees this season.

Emma Spence claimed the floor title with a career-high 9.950 and placed second in the all-around with a season-high 39.550. 

The Huskers’ vault score of 49.225 and floor score of 49.450 both tied the team’s season highs.

Along with Spence’s career high on floor, Csenge Bácskay notched a career-best of 9.850 on beam. Isabel Sikon tied her career-high 9.850 on vault, and Whitney Jencks notched a career-best 9.850 on floor.

Florida took first place with a 197.700, NU was second with its 197.150, Lindenwood was third with 196.325, and Eastern Michigan was fourth with a 193.600. 

Rotation One
Nebraska kicked off the evening on vault, registering a team score of 49.225 that tied its season best. Martina Comin led the Huskers on Senior Night with a score of 9.875, while Sikon and Spence followed her with a 9.850 apiece – Sikon’s tied her career high. Davis and Ayzhia Hall both notched a 9.825, with Davis’ tying her season high, and Bácskay rounded out the rotation with a 9.750.

Rotation Two
The Big Red continued the night with a solid 49.325 on bars. Davis and Spence both recorded a 9.900, and Clara Colombo earned a 9.875 to tie her season high. Whitney Jencks scored a 9.850, and Emma Simpton (9.800) and Bácskay finished out the lineup (9.775).

Rotation Three
Behind 9.850 scores from Sophia McClelland, Spence and Bácskay, the Huskers notched a 49.150 on beam. Bácskay’s marked a career high, while Spence’s was a season high. Allie Gard followed them with a 9.825, and Sikon (9.775) and Hall (9.550) rounded out the lineup.

Rotation Four
NU concluded the night on floor, posting a strong 49.450 to tie its season-high score in the event. Spence led the team with a career-high 9.950, which also won the event title. McClelland followed closely with a 9.900, and Halle Rourke and Bácskay each earned a 9.875. Jencks tied her career high with a 9.850, and Comin rounded out the event with a 9.775. 

Up Next
The Big Red will hit the road to take on No. 12 Arkansas in Fayetteville, Ark., on Friday, March 15. The meet is slated to start at 7 p.m. (CT) and will be streamed on SEC Network+.