Musser, Personett post All-America status at NCAA Championships

Gainesville, Fla. — Penn State women's gymnasts senior Brandi Personett (Katy, Texas) and freshman Sharaya Musser (Colorado Springs, Colo.) combined for seven NACGC/W All-America honors at the NCAA Championships on Thursday (April 22). Personett earned three All-America honors, while Musser accrued four.

Personett earned First Team All-America status on beam, floor and in the all-around. She has now accumulated five All-America honors, as she was a 2008 All-American on beam and a 2009 All-American on floor. Musser garnered First Team All-America status on vault and in the all-around, while earning Second Team All-America laurels on beam and floor. The Nittany Lions now have 84 total individual All-Americans.

Competing with Utah, Musser opened the first session of the NCAA Championships on floor where she scored a 9.875. In rotation two, Musser earned a vault score of 9.900. After a bye in the third rotation, Musser moved on to bars scoring a 9.825. Musser closed out the first session on beam with a 9.850.

Personett rotated with host Florida in the second session. Following a bye to open the meet, Personett scored a 9.825 before turning in a 9.875 on beam. She and the Gators had a bye in rotation four before moving to floor. Personett posted a 9.900 on floor and scored a 9.875 on vault to close out the session.

The women's gymnastics championships consist of 12 teams and 12 all-around competitors (who are not on a qualifying team) and individual event specialists. The top two teams and the top two all-arounders from each of the six regionals received automatic berths to the national championships. The top four individuals (plus ties) on each event, including the all-around from each session, qualify to compete in the Individual Event Finals on Saturday, April 24 at 6 p.m. at Florida's Stephen C. O'Connell Center.

First Session Only
Vault
First Team All-America
Susan Jackson, LSU - 9.950
Mandi Rodriguez Oregon State - 9.925
Ashley Lee, LSU - 9.900
Anna Li, UCLA - 9.900
Elyse Hapfner-Hibbs, UCLA - 9.900
Vanessa Zamarripa, UCLA - 9.900
Brittany Skinner, Nebraska - 9.900
Lora Evenstad, Nebraska - 9.900
Sharaya Musser, Penn State - 9.900
Mary Atkinson, Arizona State - 9.900
Allison Buckley, Illinois - 9.900

Bars
First Team All-America
Susan Jackson, LSU - 9.925
Dari Bijak, Utah - 9.900
Summer Hubbard, LSU - 9.900
Anna Li, UCLA - 9.900
Hollie Vise, Oklahoma - 9.900

Second Team All-America
Megan Ferguson, Oklahoma - 9.875
Stephanie McAllister, Utah - 9.850
Jamie Deetscreek, Utah - 9.850
Samantha Engle, LSU - 9.850
Laura-Ann Chong, Oregon State, 9.850
Vanessa Zamarripa, UCLA - 9.850
Kassandra Nathe, Nebraska - 9.850
Kathryn Howard, Nebraska - 9.850
Janelle Giblin, Nebraska - 9.850

Beam
First Team All-America
Jamie Deetscreek. Utah - 9.900
Kyndal Robarts, Utah - 9.900
Susan Jackson, LSU - 9.900
Courtney McCool, Georgia - 9.900

Second Team All-America
Kristin Smith, Oklahoma - 9.875
Hollie Vise, Oklahoma - 9.875
Laura-Ann Chong, Oregon State - 9.850
Aisha Gerber, UCLA - 9.850
Sharaya Musser, Penn State - 9.850
Rebecca Simbhudas Iowa - 9.850

Floor
First Team All-America
Brittani McCullough, UCLA - 9.925
Annie DiLuzio, Utah - 9.900
Makayla Stambaugh, Oregon State -9.900
Vanessa Zamarripa, UCLA - 9.900
Hollie Vise, Oklahoma - 9.900

Second Team All-America
Mandi Rodriguez, Oregon State - 9.875
Jackie Flanery, Oklahoma - 9.875
Kristin Smith, Oklahoma - 9.875
Sharaya Musser, Penn State - 9.875
Courtney McCool, Georgia - 9.875

All-Around
First Team All-America
Susan Jackson, LSU - 39.625
Sharaya Musser, Penn State - 39.450
Daria Bijak, Utah - 39.425
Vanessa Zamarripa, UCLA - 39.425

Second Team All-America
Mandi Rodriguez, Oregon State - 39.375
Anna Li, UCLA - 39.375
Elyse Hopfner-Hibbs, UCLA - 39.350
Jamie Deetscreek, Utah - 39.300

Second Session Only
Vault
First Team All-America
Ashanee Dickerson, Florida - 9.950
Blair Ryland, Stanford - 9.925
Sarah Shire, Missouri - 9.925
Marissa King, Florida - 9.900
Jaime Pisani, Arkansas - 9.900
Geralen Stack-Eaton, Alabama - 9.900
Morgan Dennis, Alabama - 9.900
Brittnee Martinez, Michigan - 9.900
Kylee Botterman, Michigan - 9.900

Bars
First Team All-America
Amanda Castillo, Florida - 9.900
Maranda Smith, Florida - 9.900
Casey Jo Magee, Arkansas - 9.900
Kayla Hoffman, Alabama - 9.900
Kassi Price, Alabama - 9.900
Carly Janiga - Stanford - 9.900

Second Team All-America
Alicia Goodwin, Florida - 9.875
Geralen Stack-Eaton, Alabama - 9.875
Sarah Stine, Missouri - 9.875
Taylor Seaman, NC State - 9.875

Beam
First Team All-America
Casey Jo Magee, Arkansas - 9.900
Ashley Priess, Alabama - 9.900
Geralen Stack-Eaton, Alabama - 9.875
Kelsey Knutson, Michigan - 9.875
Carly Janiga, Stanford - 9.875
Brandi Personett, Penn State - 9.875

Second Team All-America
Courtney Gladys, Florida - 9.850
Rebekah Zaiser, Florida - 9.850
Marissa King, Florida - 9.850
Ricki Lebegern, Alabama - 9.850
Jordan Sexton, Michigan - 9.850

Floor
First Team All-America
Marissa King, Florida - 9.925
Jaime Pisani, Arkansas - 9.925
Ashanee Dickerson, Florida - 9.900
Casey Jo Magee, Arkansas - 9.900
Morgan Dennis, Alabama - 9.900
Natalie Beilstein, Michigan - 9.900
Sarah Shite, Missouri - 9.900
Brandi Personett, Penn State - 9.900

All-Around
First Team All-America
Casey Jo Magee, Arkansas - 39.550
Carl Janiga, Stanford - 39.525
Geralen Stack-Eaton, Alabama - 39.500
Brandi Personett, Penn State - 39.475

Second Team All-America
Kylee Botterman, Michigan - 39.425
Marissa King, Florida - 39.400
Jaime Pisani, Arkansas - 39.400
Sarah Curtis, Michigan - 39.400

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Last Updated November 18, 2010