Nebraska’s Megan Schweihofer wins all-around title at Big Ten women’s gymnastics championships

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Megan Schweihofer scored a 39.525 Saturday to win the all-around title and lead Nebraska to a second-place finish at the Big Ten championships.

The Huskers scored a 196.950 to post the top mark in the afternoon session, but Michigan posted a 197.200 in the evening session to win its fifth consecutive Big Ten championship.

Schweihofer also scored a 9.95 to tie for the indvidual championship in the floor exercise. Two other Huskers won co-championships, with Taylor Houchin posting a 9.90 to tie for the vault and Grace Williams scoring a 9.90 to tie for the balance beam.

There will be a selection show Monday to determine if NU makes the NCAA regionals, which begin April 7.

No. 4 Nebraska men’s gymnastics falls short despite posting season-high point total

LINCOLN — No. 4 Nebraska recorded a season-high 416.050 in its final regular-season contest Saturday, but the Huskers came up short of No 3 Minnesota in a three-team meet at the Devaney Center.

The Gophers also posted a season-best 419.100, while Iowa finished third at 411.050.

Antonio Castro tied Iowa’s Austin Hodges for the pommel horse title at 14.850, but he was Nebraska’s only event winner. The Gophers won four individual events.

The Huskers (11-3, 4-1 Big Ten) had season highs on the floor (72.25), the parallel bars (69.30) and the pommel horse (69.95). Kyle King led the way on the floor at 14.75 to finish second, with Anton Stephenson scoring a 14.350 for second place on the bars.

The Huskers will head to Ann Arbor, Michigan, on April 6 for the Big Ten championships.​

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