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.

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)

 

 

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