Michigan and Penn State Earn Weekly Men's Gymnastics Awards

March 7, 2011

Gymnast of the Week
Felix Aronovich, Penn State
So. - Kiryat Bialik, Israel - ORT Kiryat Bialik

Penn State's Felix Aronovich reels in the second Big Ten Gymnast of the Week award of his career after pushing the No. 5 Nittany Lions to a tri-meet win over No. 8 Minnesota and No. 10 Iowa on Saturday. Aronovich won the all-around competition for the second week in a row, posting a score of 86.200 to take the crown. He also earned the title on the parallel bars, scoring 14.600. He took second on the high bar (14.800), tied for fourth on the pommel horse (13.600), finished ninth on the still rings (14.200), tied for ninth in the floor exercise (14.200) and tied for 15th on the vault (14.800). With the wins, Penn State remained undefeated this season.

Last Penn State Gymnast of the Week: Warren Yang (Feb. 28, 2011)

Freshman of the Week
Sam Mikulak, Michigan
Corona del Mar, Calif. - Corona del Mar

Michigan's Sam Mikulak collects his second consecutive Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor and third this season after taking two individual titles against Arizona State. Mikulak notched the second-highest vault score in the country this season, taking first place with a 16.600 in the event. The Wolverine newcomer also posted a 15.100 in the floor exercise, good for first place. He added third-place finishes on the high bar (14.450) and on the pommel horse (14.300) to lead No. 6 Michigan to the win.

Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Sam Mikulak (Feb. 28, 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

March 7
G: Felix Aronovich, So., PSU
FR: Sam Mikulak, MICH