March 1, 2005
Co-Gymnasts of the Week
Guillermo Alvarez, Minnesota
SR, Denver, Colo./Green Mountain
Alvarez earns his third Conference weekly accolade of the season after winning the all-around title by registering a career-high 55.550 against No. 3 Oklahoma last week. He also won three individual events, claiming the floor exercise (9.600), pommel horse (9.525) and vault (9.575). Minnesota fell to the Sooners despite posting its highest score of the season with a 216.625.
Randy Monahan, Ohio State
SR, Elizabeth, Pa./Central Penn. Academy
Monahan picks up his fifth career Big Ten weekly honor after winning two events and leading Ohio State to a victory over No. 4 Penn State last weekend. The Elizabethtown, Pa., native captured first-place showings on the floor (9.55) and rings (9.725), while placing second on vault with a season-best score of 9.5. Monahan also tied for second on the high bar (9.55).