Michigan and Penn State Reel in Weekly Men's Gymnastics Honors
Feb. 28, 2011
Gymnast of the Week
Penn State's Warren Yang earns Big Ten Gymnast of the Week laurels after picking up three first-place finishes against conference foe and 10th-ranked Ohio State on Saturday. Yang took first in the floor exercise (15.200) and the parallel bars (15.000) and tied for the title on the high bar (14.400) to lead the fourth-ranked Nittany Lions to a win over the Buckeyes. The junior also tied for 10th on the vault in the Penn State win. The award is the first of Yang's career.
Last Penn State Gymnast of the Week: Parker Raque (Feb. 21, 2011)
Freshman of the Week
Michigan's Sam Mikulak reels in his second Freshman of the Week honor of 2011 after earning two top-three finishes against No. 5 Stanford on Saturday. The newcomer posted a 14.650 on the high bar en route to the event title, adding a third-place finish on the vault with a score of 15.850. Mikulak also took sixth place in the floor exercise, posting a 14.250 in the event.
Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Sam Mikulak (Feb. 7, 2011)
2011 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week