Ohio State Sweeps Men’s Gymnastics Weekly Honors

Feb. 1, 2016


Gymnast of the Week
Sean Melton, Ohio State
So. – Orlando, Fla. – Freedom/First Academy

  • Finished first on the still rings with a score of 15.000, while placing second on the vault (15.350) and parallel bars (14.900), to secure the all-around title in the Buckeyes’ win at Michigan
  • All-around score of 87.650 currently ranks fifth nationally
  • Collects his third-career Big Ten Gymnast of the Week award
  • Last Ohio State Gymnast of the Week: Sean Melton (Jan. 18, 2016)

Freshman of the Week
Alec Yoder, Ohio State
Fr. – Indianapolis, Ind. – Northpoint Homeschool
  • Finished second in the all-around competition to lead Ohio State to a win over Michigan
  • Posted a pair of first-place finishes on the pommel horse (15.350) and parallel bars (15.050) en route to an all-around score of 87.450, a score that currently ranks sixth nationally
  • Set new personal bests on the pommel horse and parallel bars
  • Earns his first Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Ohio State Freshman of the Week: Tristan Burke (Jan. 18, 2016)

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

Jan. 25
G: Zach Liebler, Jr., MINN
F: Anton Stephenson, NEB

Feb. 1
G: Sean Melton. OSU
F: Alec Yoder, OSU