Illinois and Ohio State Win Men's Gymnastics Weekly Awards

Illinois' Chandler Eggleston

Jan. 20, 2014

Gymnast of the Week
Michael Newburger, Ohio State
Sr. – Austin, Texas – McCallum

  • Won the pommel horse exercise with a score of 16.250 at the Windy City Invitational in Chicago
  • His pommel horse score was a career-best and set new NCAA and Ohio State records
  • Earns the first weekly conference award of his career
  • Last Ohio State Gymnast of the Week: Danny Steiner (March 11, 2013)

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

  • Won his second floor exercise of the year with a score of 15.150 at the Windy City Invitational in Chicago
  • Also placed third on the vault (15.200), helping No. 7 Illinois take second among six squads
  • Collects the second consecutive weekly award of his career
  • Last Illinois Freshman of the Week: Chandler Eggleston (Jan. 13, 2014)

2014 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week

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

Jan. 20 
G: Michael Newburger, Sr., OSU
F: Chandler Eggleston, ILL