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Six Huskers Named WCGA Scholastic All-Americans

By NU Athletic Communications

Bowling Green, Ohio -- Six Husker gymnasts were named Scholastic All-Americans announce by the Women's Collegiate Gymnastics Association on Monday for their efforts in the classroom during the 2018-19 season.

In order to qualify for the WCGA Scholastic All-American award student-athletes must carry a GPA of 3.5 or higher for the academic school year. Kelli Chung (Biological Sciences), Taylor Houchin (English), Sierra Hassel (Accounting), Kynsee Roby (Physical Therapy), Abby Johnston (Pre-Health) and Megan Thompson (Pre-Health) were all listed by the association, being named Scholastic All-Americans.

Hassel and Roby were honored as WCGA Scholastic All-Americans for a second time, while Chung, Houchin, Johnston, Thompson each earned the award for the first time in their careers.

As a team, the Huskers held a cumulative GPA of 3.285 for the 2018-19 season.

Since the NACGC/W (now WCGA) award began in 1997, Nebraska gymnasts have earned a total of 108 Scholastic All-America awards.

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