Ohio State Sweeps Men’s Gymnastics Weekly Awards

March 14, 2016

Gymnast of the Week
Sean Melton, Ohio State
So. – Orlando, Fla. – Freedom/First Academy High School

  • Recorded a first-place finish in the all-around competition with a score of 91.600 in Ohio State’s meet against Air Force and Oklahoma
  • Finished first in the floor exercise (15.450), and on the still rings (15.850), parallel bars (15.800) and high bar (15.550)
  • Set personal bests on rings, high bar and in the floor exercise
  • Collects his fifth career Big Ten Gymnast of the Week award
  • Last Ohio State Gymnast of the Week: Sean Melton (Feb. 22, 2016)

Freshman of the Week
Alec Yoder, Ohio State
Fr. – Indianapolis, Ind. – Northpoint Homeschool
  • Finished second overall in the all-around competition with a personal best mark of 90.150 against Air Force and Oklahoma 
  • Placed first on the pommel horse (15.750)
  • Earns his fifth career Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Ohio State Freshman of the Week: Alec Yoder (March 7, 2016)

2016 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week

Jan. 11                 

G: Bobby Baker, So., ILL

F: Alex Diab, ILL

 

Jan. 18 

G: Sean Melton, So., OSU

F: Tristan Burke, OSU

 

Jan. 25 


 

 

G: Zach Liebler, Jr., MINN

F: Anton Stephenson, NEB

 

Feb. 1

G: Sean Melton, So., OSU

F: Alec Yoder, OSU

 

Feb. 8

G: Chandler Eggleston, So., ILL

F: Johnny Jacobson, ILL

 

Feb. 15

G: Alec Yoder, Fr., OSU

F: Alec Yoder, OSU

 

Feb. 22

G: Sean Melton, So., OSU

F: Alec Yoder, OSU

 

Feb. 29

G: Matthew Loochtan, Sr., IOWA

F: Anton Stephenson, NEB

 

March 7

G: Bobby Baker, So., ILL

G: Zach Liebler, Jr., MINN

F: Anton Stephenson, NEB

F: Alec Yoder, Fr., OSU

 

March 14

G: Sean Melton, So., OSU

F: Alec Yoder, Fr., OSU