Ohio State and Penn State Reel in First Women's Gymnastics Awards of 2013

Penn State's Samantha Musto was named Freshman of the Week

Penn State's Samantha Musto was named Freshman of the Week

Jan. 7, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Gymnast and Event Specialist of the Week
Sarah Miller, Ohio State
Jr. – Collegeville, Pa. – Methacton 

  • Took first place in all three of her events last weekend
  • Posted a score of 9.950 on the vault, a 9.875 on the balance beam and a 9.875 in the floor exercise
  • Her score on the vault tied a career best and earned her the event specialist honors
  • Led the No. 14 Buckeyes to a team score of 194.600 in a dual meet win over Bowling Green
  • Collects her third career Gymnast of the Week award and ninth and tenth weekly honors overall
  • Last Ohio State Gymnast of the Week: Sarah Miller (March 5, 2012)        
  • Last Ohio State Event Specialist of the Week: N/A 

Freshman of the Week
Samantha Musto, Penn State
Mays Landing, N.J. – Delsea Regional 

  • Finished in the top 10 in the all-around and three events in the No. 16 Nittany Lions’ tri-meet with No. 20 Denver and Lindenwood last weekend
  • Notched a fourth-place all-around score of 38.350 after placing second on bars (9.875), sixth on vault (9.725) and tying for eighth in the floor exercise (9.550)
  • Also placed 15th on the balance beam with a score of 9.200
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Sharaya Musser (March 22, 2010)

2013 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week
Jan. 7         G: Sarah Miller, Jr., OSU
                   E: Sarah Miller, Jr., OSU (v)
                   F: Samantha Musto, PSU