Illinois and Michigan Earn Men's Gymnastics Weekly Awards

Illinois' Joey Peters won the all-around at the Metroplex SuperChallenge en route to Freshman of the Week honors.

Illinois' Joey Peters won the all-around at the Metroplex SuperChallenge en route to Freshman of the Week honors.

Jan. 28, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Gymnast of the Week
Syque Caesar, Michigan
Sr. – Port St. Lucie, Fla. – Lincoln Park Academy 

  • Claimed two first-place finishes, a second-place effort and a third-place finish to lead No. 3 Michigan to a dual meet victory over No. 2 Stanford
  • Placed first on the parallel bars (15.90) and high bar (14.80), second in the floor exercise (15.25) and third on the vault (15.00)
  • His score on the parallel bars is an NCAA record
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Michigan Gymnast of the Week: Adrian de los Angeles (Jan. 21, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Joey Peters, Illinois
Danville, Pa. – Parkland 

  • Won the all-around (84.500) at the Metroplex SuperChallenge
  • Placed third on the still rings (15.300) and high bar (14.800)
  • His scores on the still rings and high bar were season highs
  • Collects the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Illinois Freshman of the Week: C.J. Maestas (March 19, 2012)

2013 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week

Jan. 14      G: Felix Aronovich, Sr., PSU
                   F: Trevor Howard, PSU
Jan. 21      G: Adrian de los Angeles, So., MICH
                   F: Trevor Howard, PSU
Jan. 28      G: Syque Caesar, Sr., MICH
                   F: Joey Peters, ILL


 

 

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