Penn State Sweeps Weekly Men’s Gymnastics Awards

March 20, 2017

Gymnast of the Week

Leroy Clarke Jr., Penn State

Sr. - Maplewood, N.J.

  • Registered four top-five finishes in Penn State’s conference victory over Michigan
  • Finished at the top of the podium on high bar (14.300) and pommel horse (14.250), while placing second on still rings (14.150) and third on parallel bars (14.050)
  • Collects his first Big Ten Gymnast of the Week award
  • Last Penn State Gymnast of the Week: Alexis Torres (March 16, 2015)

Freshman of the Week

Sam Zakutney, Penn State

Ottawa, Ontario - E.S.C. Franco Cite

  • Registered five top-five finishes, including three event titles, in Penn State’s conference victory over Michigan
  • Notched first-place finishes on floor (14.300), parallel bars (14.200) and in the all-around (82.100)
  • Earns his fourth Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Sam Zakutney (Feb. 27, 2017)

2017 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week

Jan. 16                   

G: Jake Martin, Sr., OSU

F: Favian Valdez, PSU

Jan. 23                   

G: Jake Dastrup, Jr., OSU

G: Chris Stephenson, Jr., NEB

F: Favian Valdez, PSU

Jan. 30                   

G: Alex Diab, So., ILL

F: Sam Zakutney, PSU

Feb. 6                     


 

 

G: Jake Martin, Sr., OSU

F: Favian Valdez, PSU

Feb. 13                  

G: Sean Melton, Jr., OSU

F: Sam Zakutney, PSU

Feb. 20

G: Sean Melton, Jr., OSU

F: Favian Valdez, PSU

Feb. 27

G: Anton Stephenson, So., NEB

F: Sam Zakutney, PSU

March 6

G: Chris Stephenson, Jr., NEB

F: Sebastian Quiana, ILL

March 13

G: Justin Karstadt, So., MINN

F: Michael Paradise, ILL

March 20

G: Leroy Clarke Jr., Sr., PSU

F: Sam Zakutney, PSU