IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa’s senior JerQuavia Henderson and junior Adeline Kenlin were named to the 2023 Big Ten Women’s Gymnastics All-Big Ten Teams. It was announced by the conference office on Wednesday. Henderson earned first-team honors and Kenlin was named to the second team.
Henderson was named to the first team for a third straight season. The Peoria, Illinois, native earned the distinction after winning 12 event titles and tallying 20 top-three finishes during the regular season. She tied her own school record on floor, posting a 9.975 over Minnesota, and has scored a 9.925 or higher seven times in the event.
Henderson, who was named Big Ten Gymnast of the Week on Feb. 8 and Feb. 21, has a national qualifying score (NQS) of 9.940 on floor. She is ranked second in the Big Ten and tied 12th nationally on floor, tied for 17th on vault and tied for 18th on balance beam in the league.
Kenlin was named to the second team, earning her third straight All-Big Ten honor. The Iowa City, Iowa, native has five event titles and 15 top-three finishes this season. Kenlin has a NQS of 9.910 on beam and is tied for third in the Big Ten and tied for 29th nationally on the event. She has posted a 9.950 twice on beam, which is second-best in school history as well as ties for best in school-history with a 9.975.
The 25th-ranked University of Iowa women’s gymnastics team hosts the Big Ten Tournament this Saturday at the Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa. The Hawkeyes compete in the evening session with No. 2 Michigan, No. 9 Michigan State and No. 15 Ohio State. The meet is set to start at 4:30 p.m. (CT), will be broadcast on the Big Ten Network, and fans can follow along on Twitter (@IowaGymnastics) for live updates.