Nebraska and Penn State Earn Men's Gymnastics Weekly Awards

Penn State's Trevor Howard was named Freshman of the Week.

March 18, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Gymnast of the Week
Grant Perdue, Nebraska
So. – Houston, Texas – Fort Bend Elkins 

  • Earned first-place finishes in both of his events in No. 10 Nebraska’s tri-meet with No. 7 Minnesota and No. 9 Iowa last weekend
  • Placed first in the floor exercise (15.150) and on the vault (15.250)
  • His score in the floor exercise was 0.650 higher than the second-place finisher
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Nebraska Gymnast of the Week: N/A

Freshman of the Week
Trevor Howard, Penn State
Columbus, Ohio – St. Francis DeSales 

  • Posted top-seven finishes in all three of his events in No. 1 Penn State’s dual meet victory over No. 2 Michigan
  • Placed first on vault (15.400), second on parallel bars (14.900) and seventh on still rings (14.650)
  • His score on the vault was a career-best effort
  • Earns his seventh Freshman of the Week award and eighth overall weekly honor
  • Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Trevor Howard (March 4, 2013)