Illinois and Penn State Earn Men's Gymnastics Conference Honors

Penn State's Trevor Howard

Jan. 27, 2014

Gymnast of the Week
Trevor Howard, Penn State
So. – Columbus, Ohio – St. Francis DeSales

  • Recorded three first or second-place finishes to help No. 5 Penn State win the Navy Open
  • Placed second on the rings (15.750) and pommel horse (14.400) and won the high bar event (14.600)
  • Collects his third Gymnast of the Week award and 11th weekly honor
  • Last Penn State Gymnast of the Week: Trevor Howard (Jan. 13, 2014)

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

  • Recorded a pair of first-place finishes to help No. 8 Illinois defeat No. 3 Ohio State, 428.450-425.450
  • Placed first on the floor exercise (15.300) and vault (15.100) and fifth on the high bar (14.000)
  • Collects his third consecutive Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Illinois Freshman of the Week: Chandler Eggleston (Jan. 20, 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

Jan. 27 
G: Trevor Howard, So., PSU
F: Chandler Eggleston, ILL