Nebraska sophomore Taylor Houchin was named the Big Ten event women's gymnastics event specialist of the week after posting four top-five finishes on the uneven bars and vault last week.

Houchin posted a 9.875 in her season debut on the vault at the Elevate the Stage meet on Friday in Augusta, Georgia, and also added a 9.900 on bars to tie for second in both events.

On Sunday at the Masters Classic, Houchin posted a career high 9.975 to win the vault. She also added a 9.875 on bars to tie for fifth.

No. 13 Nebraska is at No. 5 Florida on Friday, with the meet starting at 5:45 p.m.