Ohio State, Illinois Gymnasts Win Weekly Conference Accolades

March 15, 2010

Gymnast of the Week
Brandon Wynn, Ohio State
Jr., Voorhees, N.J./Eastern

Wynn takes home the first Big Ten Gymnast of the Week honor of his career after finishing first in two events and appearing in the top five in two others against Oklahoma over the weekend. Wynn was victorious on the parallel bars, finishing with a 14.95, and on still rings, in which he recorded a new school-record score of 16.30. He remains the only NCAA gymnast to record a 16-plus effort on the rings in the past two seasons, a feat the junior has achieved three times this year. The Voorhees, N.J., native also finished third on high bar with a 14.700 and was fifth on vault with a score of 15.75.

Last Ohio State Gymnast of the Week: Jake Bateman (Feb. 6, 2008)

Freshman of the Week
Yoshi Mori, Illinois
Anaheim, Calif./Irvine

Mori was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week for the fourth time this week after finishing second in the all-around in Illinois’ conference dual with Michigan. He scored 87.250 in the all-around and finished three events in the top five. The freshman topped the field on vault with a 15.850, was second in the pommel horse with a career-high mark of 15.100, and was fifth on the parallel bars with a 14.550.

Last Illinois Freshman of the Week: Yoshi Mori (Feb. 22, 2010)