Iowa and Penn State Earn Final Weekly Men's Gymnastics Honors of 2012

Penn State's Felix Aronovich (pictured) and Iowa's Anton Gryshayev have been named Big Ten Co-Gymnast of the Week.

Penn State's Felix Aronovich (pictured) and Iowa's Anton Gryshayev have been named Big Ten Co-Gymnast of the Week.

March 26, 2012

Co-Gymnast of the Week
Anton Gryshayev, Iowa
Jr. – Littleton, Colo. – Chatfield

  • Posted a school-record score of 15.750 on the still rings against Nebraska
  • Finished first on the rings and claimed top-10 spots on the vault (14.550, sixth), pommel horse (13.550, seventh) and floor exercise (13.950, 10th)
  • Receives his first weekly Big Ten award
  • Last Iowa Gymnast of the Week: Geoff Reins (March 2, 2009)

Felix Aronovich, Penn State
Jr. – Kiryat Bialik, Israel – ORT Kiryat Bialik 

  • Won two event titles and the all-around competition to lead Penn State to a win over Temple
  • Posted first-place scores on the parallel bars (15.400) and the high bar (15.300) en route to winning an unopposed all-around title (89.100)
  • Added top-six scores in four other events, finishing fourth in the floor exercise (14.800) and on the pommel horse (14.600), and sixth on the still rings (14.600) and on the vault (14.400)
  • Earns his third conference honor this season and second in a row
  • Last Penn State Gymnast of the Week: Felix Aronovich (March 19, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Craig Hernandez, Penn State
Libertyville, Ill. – Libertyville 

  • Broke a school record with a 15.700 on the pommel horse in Penn State’s win over Temple
  • Won the pommel horse title and tied for seventh in the floor exercise with a score of 14.400
  • Earns his second Big Ten weekly award
  • Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Tristan Duverglas (Feb. 27, 2012)

2012 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week
Jan. 16
G: Scott Rosenthal, Jr., PSU
F: C.J. Maestas, ILL
Jan. 23
G: C.J. Maestas, Fr., ILL
F: C.J. Maestas, ILL
Jan. 30
G: Paul Ruggeri, Sr., ILL
F: Craig Hernandez, PSU
Feb. 6
G: Paul Ruggeri, Sr., ILL
G: Sam Mikulak, So., MICH
F: Adrian de los Angeles, MICH
Feb. 13
G: Zack Chase, So., MINN
G: Felix Aronovich, Jr., PSU
F: Tristan Duverglas, PSU
Feb. 20
G: Sam Mikulak, So., MICH
F: C.J. Maestas, ILL
Feb. 27
G: Scott Rosenthal, Jr., PSU
F: Tristan Duverglas, PSU
March 5
G: Paul Ruggeri, Sr., ILL
F: C.J. Maestas, ILL
March 12
G: Sam Mikulak, So., MICH
F: C.J. Maestas, ILL
March 19
G: Felix Aronovich, Jr., PSU
F: C.J. Maestas, ILL
F: Stacey Ervin, MICH
March 26
G: Anton Gryshayev, Jr., IOWA
G: Felix Aronovich, Jr., PSU
F: Craig Hernandez, PSU