Huskers sweep all four events and all-around to top Northern Illinois
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska swept all four events and the all-around to a 196.625-192.525 win against Northern Illinois on Saturday evening. The Huskers performed in front of a packed house of 2,746 fans for the first Tumble N' Rumble combined meet with wrestling.
Senior Emily Wong had a strong night for the Huskers earning two individual titles including the all-around title (39.425). Wong ended the evening with a stellar performance on floor and posting a 9.95 on the event to claim top honors.
Junior Jessie DeZiel started the evening off on fire posting two top scores that tie her career-best on vault (9.95) and on bars (9.925). Lauer also had a impressive performance on beam, posting a 9.85 to earn the beam title for the Big Red.
Nebraska started the night on vault, hitting a stellar score of 49.225 on the evening. The Huskers were led by DeZiel who hit a score of 9.95 for the event title. Adding to the Huskers' efforts were junior Desire' Stephens and redshirt freshman Ariel Martin, who picked up identical marks of 9.85.