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

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

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