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

Penn State's Randi Lau

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