2020 (at Nebraska)
Competed four times on the floor and scored a season and career-high 9.875 at Big 5 Elevate the Stage on Feb. 21… three of her four routines hit for a score of 9.800 or higher.
2019 (at Nebraska)
Abby Johnston joined the Huskers team for the 2019 season and immediately made an impact in the lineup competing primarily on floor exercise… set career highs on three events this season, on vault a high of 9.675 against Washington on Jan. 12, on uneven bars, a high of 9.875 set against Illinois on Jan. 26 and on floor exercise a high of 9.825 set against Southern Utah… made Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters, as well as being named to the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.
Johnston is a Level 10 gymnast and trains at American Twisters out of Coconut Creek, Fla. She was a 2017 J.O. National qualifier, posting a top-five finish on beam and two ties for 11th place on vault and floor. In 2017 she was the regional floor champion. Johnston was a two-time all-around champion in Florida in 2016 and 2017. In 2016, Johnston was the regional beam champion.
Abby Johnston is the daughter of Michael and Amy Johnston, born Jan. 20, 2000 in Commerce Township, Mich. She has a sister, Paige (13). Her major is currently undecided. Johnston said, “I chose Nebraska because I fell in love with the campus, the coaches, academic opportunities, and the overall support people have for the university. I love the Big Ten and the Midwest.”