Davis named All-Big Ten First Team, sportsmanship honoree

Nebraska gymnast Kinsey Davis was named All-Big Ten First Team, announced by the conference on Tuesday.
Kinsey Davis
Courtesy: Jordan Opp/Nebraska Athletics

LINCOLN, Neb. (Nebraska Athletics) -Nebraska gymnast Kinsey Davis was named All-Big Ten First Team, announced by the conference on Tuesday, March 15. The sophomore was named to the first team while also earning the Sportsmanship Award for the 2022 season. Davis, a sophomore from Huntersville, N.C., has posted a score of 9.875 or better in three events this season: vault, uneven bars and balance beam. Davis has led the Huskers on uneven bars throughout the year, posting a career-high 9.975 on the event, the second-highest score in Nebraska history. Davis has claimed three uneven bars titles this season while adding two beam titles and a vault title. A three-time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll selection and member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team, Davis has been recognized for her sportsmanship and leadership in the gym, academic standing and good citizenship in the community with the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award. The Huskers will travel to Columbus, Ohio Saturday, March 10, for the Big Ten Championships hosted by Ohio State. Nebraska will compete in the afternoon session with No. 23 Iowa, Penn State, Rutgers, No. 19 Illinois and No. 20 Maryland, beginning at 11 a.m. CT. The evening session will feature No. 12 Michigan State, No. 8 Minnesota, No. 3 Michigan and No. 16 Ohio State, beginning at 5:30 p.m. CT. Nebraska will begin on vault, before rotating to bars, beam and finishing on floor. The meet is set to be televised live on the Big Ten Network. Live scoring will also be available. For more information about the Big Ten Championships, visit the Big Ten Championships Central page.

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