Courtesy: UNL Media Relations

Freshman Adnerys De Jesus has earned Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week on Feb. 5 announced by the conference.

The freshman from Greenwich, Conn. is having a phenomenal season for the Huskers, especially on vault where she has set career highs in back to back weeks. Against Illinois, she had the best meet of her young career setting career highs in all three events she competed in; on vault, 9.90, as well as taking home her first career event title, on bars, 9.875 and on floor, 9.825. She would break that career high on vault against Michigan where she posted a score of 9.925 and was also feature on SportsCenters' Top 10 Plays of the day for her vault, as well as finishing with scores of 9.70 on bars and 9.825 on floor, tying her career high.

She will share this honor with Colby Miller from Ohio State. Lexy Ramler of Minnesota earns Gymnast of the Week honors and Gabirella Douglas from Michigan State earns Event Specialist of the Week honors. The last Nebraska Freshman of the Week was Kynsee Roby the week of Jan. 16 last season.

The No. 16 Huskers are coming off a loss to defending Big Ten Champions Michigan, where they fell 196.500 - 195.700 to the Wolverines. They will be back in action on Saturday, Feb. 9 as they take on Minnesota at the Bob Devaney Sports Center at 5 p.m. with television coverage provided by ESPNU. Tickets are on sale at Huskers.com or by calling 1-800-8-BIGRED.

2019 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week

Jan. 8                    

G/F: Natalie Wojcik, Fr., MICH

E: Emma McLean, Sr., MICH

Jan. 15

G: Lexy Ramler, So., MINN

E: Ivy Lu, Jr., MINN

F: Natalie Wojcik, MICH

Jan. 22

G: Lexy Ramler, So., MINN

G: Taylor Houchin, NEB

E: Megan Schweihofer, NEB

F: Natalie Wojcik, MICH

Jan. 29

G: Lexy Ramler, So., MINN

G/F: Natalie Wojcik, MICH

E: Ivy Lu, Jr., MINN

Feb. 5

G: Lexy Ramler, So., MINN

E: Gabriella Douglas, Jr., MSU

F: Colby Miller, OSU

F: Adnerys De Jesus, NEB