Penn State Sweeps Weekly Men's Gymnastics Accolades

March 2, 2015

Gymnast of the Week
Alexis Torres, Penn State
Jr. - Catano, Puerto Rico - Levitown Baptist Academy
• Tallied a 16.000 on the rings, posting the second-best score in the nation and sixth all-time at Penn State
• Won the all-around with a score of 90.550 in No. 2 Penn State's dual meet win over No. 6 Iowa
• Placed second on the floor exercise (15.400) and pommel horse (15.000) and finished third on the parallel bars (15.100) and high bar (14.650)
• Collects the second Big Ten weekly award of his career
• Last Penn State Gymnast of the Week: Craig Hernandez (Jan. 26, 2015)

Freshman of the Week
Thad Lawson, Penn State
Chesapeake, Va. - Princess Anne
• Won the floor exercise with a score of 15.700 in No. 2 Penn State's dual meet victory over No. 6 Iowa
• His score on the floor is the sixth-best in the nation this season and fourth all-time at Penn State
• Placed third on the vault with a score of 14.750
• Picks up his second Freshman of the Week award
• Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Thad Lawson (Jan. 19, 2015)

2015 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week
Jan. 12  
G: Joey Peters, Jr., ILL
F: Bobby Baker, ILL
Jan. 19  
G: C.J. Maestas, Jr., ILL
G: Alexis Torres, Jr., PSU
F: Thad Lawson, PSU
Jan. 26  
G: Jack Boyle, Jr., IOWA
G: Craig Hernandez, Sr., PSU
F: Bobby Baker, ILL
Feb. 2  
G: C.J. Maestas, Jr., ILL
F: Bobby Baker, ILL
Feb. 9  
G: C.J. Maestas, Jr., ILL
G: Stacey Ervin, Sr., MICH
F: Bobby Baker, ILL
Feb. 16 
G: Bobby Baker, Fr., ILL
F: Bobby Baker, ILL
Feb. 23  
G: Bobby Baker, Fr., ILL
G: Ellis Mannon, Sr., MINN
F: Bobby Baker, ILL
March 2 
G: Alexis Torres, Jr., PSU
F: Thad Lawson, PSU