Iowa and Ohio State Win Weekly Men's Gymnastics Awards

Ohio State's Sean Melton

Ohio State's Sean Melton

March 17, 2014

Gymnast of the Week
Matt McGrath, Iowa
Sr. – Wheaton, Ill. – North

  • Recorded three first or second-place finishes to help No. 7 Iowa defeat No. 5 Minnesota, sixth-ranked Illinois, No. 12 Nebraska and Air Force
  • Placed first on the floor exercise (15.600) and vault (15.300) and finished second on the rings (15.350)
  • Collects his first Gymnast of the Week award and second weekly honor
  • Last Iowa Gymnast of the Week: Anton Gryshayev (March 26, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Sean Melton, Ohio State
Fr. – Orlando, Fla. – Freedom/First Academy 

  • Placed first on the parallel bars with a score of 16.050 to help No. 4 Ohio State defeat No. 1 Oklahoma and Temple
  • Set an NCAA record on the parallel bars
  • Recorded a 15.200 on the floor exercise, 15.000 on the high bar and 14.950 on the pommel horse
  • Picks up his fourth Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Ohio State Freshman of the Week: Sean Melton (March 10, 2014)

2014 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week

Jan. 13                 
G: Trevor Howard, So., PSU
F: Chandler Eggleston, ILL

Jan. 20                 
G: Michael Newburger, Sr., OSU
F: Chandler Eggleston, ILL

Jan. 27                 
G: Trevor Howard, So., PSU
F: Chandler Eggleston, ILL

Feb. 3                   
G: Jake Martin, So., OSU
F: Chandler Eggleston, ILL

Feb. 10                
G: C.J. Maestas, So., ILL
F: Chandler Eggleston, ILL


 

 

Feb. 17                
G: Jake Martin, So., OSU
F: Sean Melton, OSU

Feb. 24                
G: Sean Melton, Fr., OSU
F: Sean Melton, OSU

March 3               
G: Trevor Howard, So., PSU
F: Tristian Perez-Rivera, MICH

March 10            
G: Stacey Ervin, Jr., MICH
F: Sean Melton, OSU

March 17            
G: Matt McGrath, Sr., IOWA
F: Sean Melton, OSU

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