Penn State Earns Men's Gymnastics Weekly Awards

Penn State's Felix Aronovich collected his seventh Big Ten Gymnast of the Week award.

Penn State's Felix Aronovich collected his seventh Big Ten Gymnast of the Week award.

March 4, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Gymnast of the Week
Felix Aronovich, Penn State
Sr. – Kiryat Bialik, Israel – ORT Kiryat Bialik 

  • Earned top-10 finishes in every event en route to his third-straight all-around title (87.100) in No. 1 Penn State’s dual meet victory over No. 7 Illinois last weekend
  • Tied for second on the parallel bars (15.200), placed third in the floor exercise (15.100), fourth on still rings (15.550), fifth on high bar (14.050), ninth on pommel horse (13.100) and 10th on vault (14.100)
  • Posted career-best scores on the still rings and floor exercise
  • Earns his seventh career Gymnast of the Week award and second of the season
  • Last Penn State Gymnast of the Week: Wasef Burbar (Feb. 25, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Trevor Howard, Penn State
Columbus, Ohio – St. Francis DeSales 

  • Posted top-three finishes in all three of his events in No. 1 Penn State’s dual meet win over No. 7 Illinois last weekend
  • Placed first on the parallel bars (15.250), second on vault (15.100) and third on still rings (15.600)
  • Has won at least one event in every meet he has competed in this season
  • Earns his sixth Freshman of the Week award and seventh overall weekly honor
  • Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Trevor Howard (Feb. 25, 2013)