Illinois Sweeps Weekly Men's Gymnastics Laurels

Illinois' Chandler Eggleston

Illinois' Chandler Eggleston

Feb. 10, 2014

Gymnast of the Week
C.J. Maestas, Illinois
So. - Corrales, N.M. - Cibola

  • Broke the NCAA and school records on the rings with a score of 16.450, passing the previous record of 16.350 set by Dave Sender (Stanford) in 2008
  • Placed first on the rings and parallel bars (14.850), second on the floor exercise (14.850) and tied for fourth on the vault (14.600) en route to winning the all-around with a score of 89.200
  • Helped No. 4 Illinois defeat Iowa, 433.350-420.300
  • Collects his eighth Big Ten weekly honor
  • Last Illinois Gymnast of the Week: Paul Ruggeri (March 5, 2012)

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

  • Recorded a trio of top-three finishes to help No. 4 Illinois defeat Iowa
  • Placed second on the vault (14.950) and third on the floor exercise (14.800) and high bar (14.400)
  • Picks up his fifth consecutive Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Illinois Freshman of the Week: Chandler Eggleston (Feb. 3, 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

Feb. 3   
G: Jake Martin, So., OSU
F: Chandler Eggleston, ILL

Feb. 10
G: C.J. Maestas, So., ILL
F: Chandler Eggleston, ILL


 

 

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