Nebraska and Penn State Earn Weekly Men’s Gymnastics Awards

Feb. 27, 2017

Gymnast of the Week

Anton Stephenson, Nebraska

So. - Fishers, Ind. - Hamilton Southeastern

  • Recorded four top-three finishes in Nebraska’s victory over UIC
  • Finished at the top of the podium on pommel horse (13.650), fourth vault (15.100) and on floor (14.050)
  • Collects his first Big Ten Gymnast of the Week award
  • Last Nebraska Gymnast of the Week: Anton Stephenson (March 7, 2016)

Freshman of the Week

Sam Zakutney, Penn State 

Ottawa, Ontario - E.S.C. Franco Cite

  • Recorded a trio of top-three finishes in Penn State’s victory over Navy
  • Finished first on parallel bars (14.200) and high bar (13.950), 3rd on floor (14.050) and eighth vault (13.650)
  • Earns his third Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Favian Valdez (Feb. 20, 2017)

2017 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week

Jan. 16                  

G: Jake Martin, Sr., OSU

F: Favian Valdez, PSU

Jan. 23                  

G: Jake Dastrup, Jr., OSU

G: Chris Stephenson, Jr., NEB

F: Favian Valdez, PSU

Jan. 30                  

G: Alex Diab, So., ILL

F: Sam Zakutney, PSU

Feb. 6                    

G: Jake Martin, Sr., OSU

F: Favian Valdez, PSU

Feb. 13                 


 

 

G: Sean Melton, Jr., OSU

F: Sam Zakutney, PSU

Feb. 20 

G: Sean Melton, Jr., OSU

F: Favian Valdez, PSU

Feb. 27 

G: Anton Stephenson, So., NEB

F: Sam Zakutney, PSU