Penn State Takes Home First Men's Gymnastics Awards of 2013

Penn State's Trevor Howard was named Freshman of the Week.

Jan. 14, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Gymnast of the Week
Felix Aronovich, Penn State
Sr. - Kiryat Bialik, Israel - ORT Kiryat Bialik 

  • Won the Gene Wettstone Gymnast of the Meet award to lead No. 4 Penn State to a dual meet victory over Army
  • Tied for first on the high bar (15.500) and placed second in the floor exercise (14.550), pommel horse (15.350), still rings (15.350) and parallel bars (15.300)
  • His scores on the pommel horse, high bar and still rings were career-bests
  • Earns his sixth career Gymnast of the Week award and ninth overall weekly honor
  • Last Penn State Gymnast of the Week: Felix Aronovich (March 26, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Trevor Howard, Penn State
Columbus, Ohio - St. Francis DeSales 

  • Claimed two first- and one third-place finish in No. 4 Penn State's dual meet win over Army last weekend
  • Took the still rings (15.700) and vault (15.200) titles and claimed third on the parallel bars (15.200)
  • Collects the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Craig Hernandez (March 26, 2012)

2013 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week

Jan. 14      G: Felix Aronovich, Sr., PSU
                   F: Trevor Howard, PSU