Illinois' Maestas Sweeps Weekly Men's Gymnastics Honors

Illinois' C.J. Maestas has been named Big Ten Gymnast and Freshman of the Week.

Jan. 23, 2012

Gymnast and Freshman of the Week
C.J. Maestas, Illinois
Fr. – Corrales, N.M. – Cibola 

  • Earned three event titles en route to a first-place finish in the all-around in No. 4 Illinois’ win at No. 13 Iowa
  • Totaled a score of 86.800 in the all-around after winning in the floor exercise (15.600), still rings (15.600) and pommel horse (15.000)
  • Took third on vault with a mark of 14.600 and fourth on the high bar after posting a 13.900
  • Reels in his first Gymnast of the Week honor and second straight Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Illinois Gymnast of the Week: Austin Phillips (March 28, 2011)
  • Last Illinois Freshman of the Week: C.J. Maestas (Jan. 16, 2012)

2012 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week
Jan. 16
G: Scott Rosenthal, Jr., PSU
F: C.J. Maestas, ILL
Jan. 23
G: C.J. Maestas, Fr., ILL
F: C.J. Maestas, ILL