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Gymnast Brittney Emmons Named Academic All-MAC

Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: May 01, 2013
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Brittney Emmons, who completed her career as a Ball State gymnast with four NCAA Regional appearances, has been named to the Academic All-Mid-American Conference Team.

In addition, Angie HosbachBrooklyn Schumacher and Madison Shorts all received honorable mention on the squad.

Emmons graduated in 2012 from Ball State with a bachelor's and biology and spent the 2012-13 season pursuing a master's degree in sports administration.  She owns a 3.722 grade-point average on Ball State's 4.0 scale.  The MAC Senior Gymnast of the Year in 2013, Emmons was also named to the All-MAC First Team.  She concluded her collegiate career by appearing in a fourth NCAA Regional after sitting out the 2011-12 season with an injury.  Emmons, who was selected to participate in the MAC Leadership Symposium, won the all-around in four meets in 2012-13.  She won the floor exercise in two meets, the vault in one meet and the uneven bars in one meet this past season.  Emmons posted a career high 39.300 in the all-around, which stands as the third best mark in school history.  Her career high on the vault (9.875) ties for the sixth best in Ball State annals, while her floor career high (9.900) ties for the 10th best in school history and her career high on the bars (9.85) is the 19th best in the Cardinals record books.

Hosbach, who owns a 3.504 GPA as a public relations major, won the uneven bars in a meet at Eastern Michigan and tallied a tie for first on the balance beam vs. Western Michigan.  She managed Ball State's top beam score of the year with a career high 9.875 vs. WMU.  She tallied a career high 9.835 on the bars in a three-way meet vs. Penn and Centenary and a career best 9.825 on the floor vs. Western Michigan.

Schumacher owns a 3.577 GPA as a journalism major at Ball State.  She tallied a first place on the bars vs. Northern Illinois with a career high 9.80 score.  Schumacher managed Ball State's top bars score on the season with a career high 9.85 vs. Kentucky.

Shorts, who owns a 3.590 GPA as a psychology major at Ball State, managed a career high 9.80 on the bars at Southern Utah.

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