Michigan and Penn State Reel in Weekly Men's Gymnastics Honors

Penn State's Warren Yang and Michigan's Sam Mikulak (pictured) have earned Big Ten men's gymnastics weekly honors.

Penn State's Warren Yang and Michigan's Sam Mikulak (pictured) have earned Big Ten men's gymnastics weekly honors.

Feb. 28, 2011

Gymnast of the Week
Warren Yang, Penn State
Jr. - Nepean, Ontario - Ottawa Carleton

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
Sam Mikulak, Michigan
Corona del Mar, Calif. - Corona del Mar

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

Jan. 10
G: Scott Rosenthal, So., PSU
FR: No selection

Jan. 17
G: Paul Ruggeri, Sr., ILL
FR: Jeff Treleaven, OSU

Jan. 24
G: Paul Ruggeri, Sr., ILL
FR: Zack Chase, MINN

Jan. 31
G: Tyler Mizoguchi, Jr., ILL
FR: Jordan Valdez, ILL

Feb. 7
G: Daniel Ribeiro, Sr., ILL
FR: Sam Mikulak, MICH

Feb. 14
G: Jeff Treleaven, Fr., OSU
FR: Jeff Treleaven, OSU

Feb. 21
G: Tyler Mizoguchi, Jr., ILL
G: Parker Raque, So., PSU
FR: Francisco Vasquez, PSU

Feb. 28
G: Warren Yang, Jr., PSU
FR: Sam Mikulak, MICH