She claimed her career-high score of 9. Stephens, a senior advertising and public relations major, has always been a standout character. In fact, being a gymnast and competing at a high level has taught Stephens lessons that will make her stand out in future career challenges. Whether it be in gym, or at an audition in Hollywood, Stephens will always be pursuing a passion. As a senior, Stephens set career highs in all four events and in the all-around. Choosing to compete for Nebraska was an easy choice for Stephens.
She was a six-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. She could picture herself as a forensic scientist or doctor. Before Nebraska Stephens competed for Nebraska Gold Gymnastics in Omaha, under the coaching of Barb Bottieri, Andi Molina and Don Houlton. She did not miss a single meet in her senior season, contributing quality scores on all four events throughout. It made sense, a passion for science and math would make her successful in the medical field, so she decided to cater to her passion.
Coach Dan Kendig noticed Stephens was a standout athlete from the start. Kids grow up with big ambitions and plans for the future. Stephens took third on vault at Regionals in 2009, while also placing 10th on bars, third on beam and seventh on floor and all-around. You fail more times than you succeed. On senior night, Stephens posted a career-high score in the all-around competition.
I have been doing the same pass on floor since I was 12 years old and I need to be perfect. Kendig contributes her willingness to fight to three characteristics: Her heart, her passion and her desire. Stephens moved into the bars lineup for the 2014 season and never gave up her spot, competing in 12 meets. After switching her major, Stephens realized she was now headed in a direction that would help her discover her true calling. Stephens also took home a second-place finish against Minnesota on Feb.
Aside from her powerful vaults and strong tumbling, Stephens also proved to be a solid all-around performer after appearing in all four events for two meets. Stephens also made her debut in the all-around twice this season, putting up a career high 39. On vault, she never posted a score lower than a 9. An academic All-Big Ten choice and a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, Stephens was Nebraska's Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner for women's gymnastics in 2015. Stephens is the daughter of Cory and Jeri Wiedel, and has one sister, Jayden, and one brother, Jagger.
Stephens also garnered a number of awards to close out her successful career. Leaving Nebraska and heading to California is something that may be a distant thought for some, but Stephens knows that she wants to enjoy life, which means never losing sight of her dreams. As a child, Stephens was introduced to gymnastics by a babysitter who also shared a passion of the sport. Inside those sliding french doors that open out to the street, many people are coming to Stephen's to enjoy a full dining experience, dance, or maybe simply to enjoy an appetizer and cocktail from their extensive martini and wine list while entertaining by live band and musicians in an open air setting Monday through Saturday, Whatever your desire Stephen's on State is the destination spot in Media, Pennsylvania. While competing for Nebraska Gold Gymnastics in Omaha, she competed in every event in the 2009 Junior Olympic National Championship. Growing up, Stephens took great interest in televisions shows. She eased back in, so she was a little bit behind but boy did she play catch up.
She has competed in every meet this season and recently began competing as an all-around gymnast. Desire' majored in advertising and public relations at Nebraska and graduated in December of 2015. She also produced important floor routines, earning her career high of 9. She also captured her first career Academic All-Big Ten honor this March. During her time at Nebraska she was named an Academic All-Big Ten, awarded a place on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team and recently landed a spot on the All-Big Ten second team. She was the 2011 all-around and vault state champion and took second in bars, beam and floor.
She attended gymnastics camp with the Huskers at an early age and continued coming back. A three-time academic All-Big Ten selection, Desire' was also named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar in 2015. She created bonds with the Nebraska family while continuing to receive support from her family at home. Stephens' Career Highs at Nebraska Career Highs Vault: 9. She hit career-high marks of 9. . Her career best bars score came at the Big Ten Championships March 21, where the senior notched a 9.
Personal Stephens was born on May 1, 1993, in Phoenix, Ariz. I think being able to fail over and over but being able to overcome that and perform the way we do every weekend and be able to perfect something over a long period of time is going to help me in the acting world. In the 2014-15 season, Stephens has yet to post a vault score below 9. Stephen's on State is the most exquisite steak house and bar on State Street, Media. In the classroom, she added Academic All-Big Ten honors. .
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