Feb. 8, 2010
Gymnast of the Week
Chris Cameron, Michigan
Jr., Winter Haven, Fla./Lake Region
Cameron finished third in the all-around and was named to the United States Senior National Team at the Winter Cup Challenge over the weekend. Cameron earned second-place finishes in the floor exercise (30.30) and on pommel horse (29.35), placed third on parallel bars (29.15) and was eighth on still rings (28.65). Using the National Team Points System, the junior was second overall and was named to his third straight national team at the meet's end. The Big Ten Gymnast of the Week honor is the second for Cameron this season and fifth in his career.
Last Michigan Gymnast of the Week: Chris Cameron (Feb. 1, 2010)
Freshman of the Week
Matt McGrath, Iowa
Wheaton, Ill./Wheaton North
McGrath wins his first weekly conference award and picks up Iowa's first Freshman of the Week honor this season after the No. 7 Hawkeyes knocked off No. 16 Illinois-Chicago. The freshman recorded two first-place finishes, on still rings (14.650) and on vault (15.550) and was second in the floor exercise (14.600). McGrath also finished fifth on parallel bars (13.800) and was seventh on the high bar (12.900) to help the Hawkeyes to a 340.200-331.050 victory against UIC over the weekend.
Last Iowa Freshman of the Week: N/A