Women's Gymnasts of the Week

Jan. 4, 2016

Gymnast of the Week

Nicole Artz, Michigan

Jr. – Holland, Mich. – West Ottawa

  • Claimed the all-around title with a score of 39.525 in No. 7 Michigan’s wins over No. 13 Arkansas and Iowa at the Cancun Classic
  • Finished first on both the floor (9.950) and bars (9.900)
  • Recorded a score of 9.875 on the beam and 9.800 on the vault
  • A 2014-15 Academic All-Big Ten honoree, she earns her fifth Big Ten Gymnast of the Week award
  • Last Michigan Gymnast of the Week: Nicole Artz (March 16, 2015)

 

Event Specialist of the Week

Talia Chiarelli, Michigan

Jr. – Boston, Mass. - Lexington

  • Scored a 9.850 or better in vault, beam and floor exercise event
  • Finished second on the beam with a 9.875 score
  • A 2014-15 Academic All-Big Ten honoree, she earns her fourth Big Ten Event Specialist of the week honor
  • Last Michigan Event Specialist of the Week:Talia Chiarelli (March 9, 2015)

 

 

Freshman of the Week

Olivia Karas, Michigan

Fr. – Chicago, Ill. – Latin School of Chicago

  • Finished second in the all-around competition with a score of 39.475 in No. 7 Michigan’s wins over No. 13 Arkansas and Iowa at the Cancun Classic
  • Placed first on the beam (9.90) and vault (9.925) and finished third on the bars (9.800) and floor (9.775)
  • Only gymnast at the meet to score a 9.900 or higher in three events
  • Collects the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Brianna Brown (March 9, 2015)

2015 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week
Jan. 12                 

G: Nicole Artz, So., MICH

E: Talia Chiarelli, So., MICH

F: Olivia Karas, MICH