Penn State Earns Men's Gymnastics Weekly Awards

Penn State's Trevor Howard was named Freshman of the Week.

Penn State's Trevor Howard was named Freshman of the Week.

Feb. 25, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Gymnast of the Week
Wasef Burbar, Penn State
Jr. – Arlington Heights, Ill. – Amundsen 

  • Posted the highest score nationally this season on the high bar (16.000) en route to the event title in No. 1 Penn State’s dual meet victory over Springfield College last weekend
  • His score on the high bar was the fourth highest score in NCAA history   
  • Also placed fourth on the parallel bars (14.700) and sixth in the floor exercise (14.450)
  • Earns the first weekly honor of his career
  • Last Penn State Gymnast of the Week: Trevor Howard (Feb. 4, 2013)

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

  • Posted first-place finishes in all three of his events in No. 1 Penn State’s dual meet win over Springfield College last weekend
  • Placed first on the still rings (15.800), parallel bars (15.350) and vault (15.100)
  • His score on the still rings was a career best
  • Earns his fifth Freshman of the Week award and sixth overall weekly honor
  • Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Trevor Howard (Feb. 11, 2013)c

 

 

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