Illinois and Ohio State Earns Men's Gymnastics Weekly Awards

Illinois' Fred Hartville was named Freshman of the Week for the second time this season.

March 11, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Gymnast of the Week
Danny Steiner, Ohio State
So. – Mesa, Ariz. – Red Mountain 

  • Earned top-three finishes in all three of his events in No. 4 Ohio State’s dual meet victory over No. 15 UIC
  • Placed first in the floor exercise (15.700), second on vault (14.900) and third on parallel bars (14.450)
  • Posted a career-best score on the parallel bars and tied his career-best effort on vault  
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Ohio State Gymnast of the Week: Jeff Treleaven (Feb. 14, 2011)

Freshman of the Week
Fred Hartville, Illinois
Atlanta, Ga. – Arabia Mountain 

  • Posted first-place finishes in both of his events in No. 6 Illinois’ dual meet win over No. 7 Minnesota
  • Placed first in the floor exercise (14.900) and on vault (15.300)
  • His score on the vault matched a career high and ranks fourth all-time in Illini history
  • Earns the second weekly award of his career
  • Last Illinois Freshman of the Week: Fred Hartville (Feb. 18, 2013)