Illinois and Minnesota Earn Weekly Men’s Gymnastics Awards
Feb. 26, 2018


Gymnast of the Week 
Bobby Baker, Illinois
Sr. – Lemont, Ill. – Lemont
• Finished first in the all-around competition with a score of 82.700, also finished first on the high bar with a score of 14.350 and in the vault with a score of 15.000, a new school record
• Earned five total podium finishes over the weekend including third in the floor, third in the still rings and first in the high bar
• Collects his fifth Big Ten Gymnast of the Week award and the second of the season
• Last Illinois Gymnast of the Week: Bobby Baker (Jan. 22, 2018)

Freshman of the Week
Shane Wiskus, Minnesota
Spring Park, Minn. – Mound Westonka High School
• Finished first in the floor exercise with a score of 14.700 to match his season high, also placed first in the vault with a score of 14.600 in a Big Ten dual against Penn State
• Placed on the podium in three of the five events he competed in, including second in the parallel bars with a score of 13.650
• Earns his fifth Big Ten Freshman of the Week award
• Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Shane Wiskus (Feb. 19, 2018)

2018 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week

Jan. 16
G: Sam Zakutney, So., PSU
F: Brennan Pantazis, PSU
F: Shane Wiskus, MINN

Jan. 22
G: Sean Melton, Sr., OSU
G: Bobby Baker, Sr., ILL
F: Alex Frack, PSU

Jan. 29
G: Sam Zakutney, So., PSU
F: Shane Wiskus, MINN

Feb. 5
G: Alec Yoder, Jr., OSU
F: Jacob Moore, MICH

Feb. 12
G: Alec Yoder, Jr., OSU
G/F: Shane Wiskus, MINN

Feb. 19
G: Sean Melton, Sr., OSU
F: Shane Wiskus, MINN

Feb. 26
G: Bobby Baker, Sr., ILL
F: Shane Wiskus, MINN