Penn State and Illinois Collect First Men's Gymnastics Awards of the Season

Illinois' Chandler Eggleston

Jan. 13, 2014

Gymnast of the Week
Trevor Howard, Penn State
So. – Columbus, Ohio – St. Francis DeSales

  • Collected five first-place finishes in No. 5 Penn State’s win over No. 15 Army (431.900-410.300)
  • Won the all-around (87.600) with first-place tallies on the floor exercise (15.050), rings (15.450), vault (15.000) and parallel bars (15.100)
  • Earns his second Gymnast of the Week award and 10th weekly honor
  • Last Penn State Gymnast of the Week: Felix Aronovich (March 4, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Chandler Eggleston, Illinois
Fr. – Jamestown, N.C. – Southwest Guilford

  • Won two individual events in No. 5 Illinois’ dual meet victory over Illinois-Chicago (413.100-393.450)
  • Placed first on the floor exercise (15.000) and vault (15.250), third on the high bars (13.550) and fourth on the parallel bars (13.600)
  • Picks up the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Illinois Freshman of the Week: Fred Hartville (March 11, 2013)

2014 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week

Jan. 13 
G: Trevor Howard, So., PSU
F: Chandler Eggleston, ILL