Illinois Sweeps Weekly Awards

Bobby Baker
Jan. 12, 2015

Gymnast of the Week
Joey Peters, Illinois
Jr. – Orefield, Pa. – Parkland High School
• Claimed the all-around title with a score of 86.550 in No. 5 Illinois’ dual meet win over Illinois-Chicago
• Recorded scores of 15.300 on the rings, 15.000 on the vault and 14.800 on the parallel bars
• Score on the vault was a career-high mark
• Collects the second Big Ten weekly award of his career
• Last Illinois Gymnast of the Week: C.J. Maestas (Feb. 10, 2014)

Freshman of the Week
Bobby Baker, Illinois
Fr. – Lemont, Ill. – Lemont High School
• Secured two event titles in No. 5 Illinois’ dual meet victory over Illinois-Chicago
• Placed first on the parallel bars (14.850) and pommel horse (14.050) en route to an all-around score of 80.400
• Picks up his first Freshman of the Week award
• Last Illinois Freshman of the Week: Chandler Eggleston (Feb. 10, 2014)

2015 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week
Jan. 12  
G: Joey Peters, Jr., ILL
F: Bobby Baker, ILL