Penn State Takes Home First Women's Gymnastics Awards of the Season

Penn State's Randi Lau

Jan. 6, 2014

Gymnast of the Week
Randi Lau, Penn State
Jr. – Honolulu, Hawaii – Myron B. Thompson

  • Placed first on the vault with a score of 9.825 against Iowa State in the season opener
  • Finished second in the all-around (38.825), fourth on the floor exercise (9.750) and fifth on the balance beam (9.725)
  • Helped the Nittany Lions defeat the Cyclones, 193.925-193.550
  • Earns the first Big Ten weekly award of her career
  • Last Penn State Gymnast of the Week: Sharaya Musser (Jan. 28, 2013)

Event Specialist of the Week
Kassidy Stauder, Penn State
Sr. – Palmerton, Pa. – Palmerton Area

  • Placed third on the uneven bars (9.750) in Penn State’s dual meet victory over Iowa State
  • Earns the first Big Ten weekly award of her career
  • Last Penn State Event Specialist of the Week: Madison Merriam (March 18, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Nicole Medvitz, Penn State
Fr. – Paramus, N.J. – Paramus

  • Tied for third on the balance beam (9.750) in Penn State’s dual meet win over Iowa State
  • Picks up the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Samantha Musto (Jan. 14, 2013)

2014 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week

Jan. 6    
G: Randi Lau, Jr., PSU
E: Kassidy Stauder, Sr., PSU
F: Nicole Medvitz, PSU