Ohio State Sweeps Gymnast of the Week Awards

Jan. 18, 2016

Gymnast of the Week

Sean Melton, Ohio State

So. - Orlando, Fla. - Freedom/First Academy

  • Claimed first-place finishes in three events at the Windy City Invitational to lead the Buckeyes to a second-place finish
  •  Posted wins in the still rings (15.450), parallel bars (15.100) and vault (15.350)
  •  His score on the rings currently ranks second in the NCAA this season
  •  Collects his second Big Ten Gymnast of the Week award
  • Last Ohio State Gymnast of the Week: Drew Moling (March 9, 2015)


Freshman of the Week

Tristan Burke, Ohio State

Fr. - Royse City, Texas - Royse City

  • Secured the all-around title to lead Ohio State to a second-place team finish at the Windy City Invitational
  •  Posted a pair of third-place tallies in the floor exercise and parallel bars competitions, en route to an all-around score of 86.000
  •  Earns his first Freshman of the Week award
  •  Last Ohio State Freshman of the Week: Sean Melton (March 17, 2014)




2016 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week

Jan. 11                 

G: Bobby Baker, So., ILL

F: Alex Diab, ILL


Jan. 18 

G: Sean Melton, So., OSU

F: Tristan Burke, OSU