Women's Gymnastics Weekly Awards

Jan. 9, 2017

Gymnast of the Week
Briannah Tsang, Penn State
Jr. – Vancouver, British Columbia – Burnaby Central Secondary

  • Finished first in the all-around competition with a score of 39.350 in the season-opening quad meet
  • Earned individual event titles in vault (9.850) and floor (9.850), and tied for the beam title (9.825)
  • Secured the top all-around score in the conference over the weekend
  • This is her first Gymnast of the Week honor
  • Last Penn State Gymnast of the Week: Randi Lau (Jan. 6, 2014)

Event Specialist of the Week
Bailey Abernathy, Minnesota
Sr. – Denver, Colo. – Colorado Academy

  • Notched a 9.900 on floor to finish tied for first vs. Denver
  • The score marked a personal record for the senior
  • Collects her first Big Ten Event Specialist of the Week honor
  • Last Minnesota Event Specialist of the Week: Hanna Nordquist (March 14, 2016)

Freshman of the Week
Charlotte Sullivan, Iowa
Fr. – Christchurch, New Zealand

  • Recorded a 38.900 to finish second in the all-around competition in her collegiate debut
  • Led the Hawkeyes in the all-around competition
  • Finished in the top-10 on vault (9.750), bars (9.700) and beam (9.775) in the quad meet
  • Last Iowa Freshman of the Week: Alie Glover (Feb. 11, 2013)

2017 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week

Jan. 9

G:     Briannah Tsang, Penn State
E:     Bailey Abernathy, Minnesota
F:     Charlotte Sullivan, Iowa