Illinois' Yamauchi and Michigan's Elkind Share Gymnast of the Week

March 6, 2007

Co-Gymnasts of the Week
Tyler Yamauchi, Illinois
Jr., Sugarland, Texas/Elkins

Yamauchi claimed two first-place finishes last week, while leading the Fighting Illini to a win over Iowa in duel-meet action. The junior tumbler shared the rings title with teammate Jon Drollinger as both carded a 9.600. Yamauchi also won the parallel bars with a score of 9.300.

Andrew Elkind, Michigan
Jr., Cherry Hill, N.J./Cherry Hill East

Elkind helped the Wolverines maintain an undefeated duel-meet record as he grabbed two first-place individual finishes last week. Elkind posted the meet's highest score of the evening with a 9.700 to finish first on the parallel bars. He also won the high bar with a score of 9.250.