Michigan and Nebraska Earn Women's Gymnastics Weekly Awards

Michigan's Nicole Artz

Jan. 13, 2014

Gymnast of the Week
Emily Wong, Nebraska
Sr. – Grand Forks, N.D. – Red River

  • Posted four top-five finishes en route to winning the all-around (39.425) in No. 10 Nebraska’s dual meet victory over Northern Illinois (196.625-192.525)
  • Placed first on the floor exercise (9.95), second on the beam (9.825) and third on the bars (9.85)
  • Earns the third Big Ten weekly award of her career
  • Last Nebraska Gymnast of the Week: Jessie DeZiel (March. 11, 2013)

Event Specialist of the Week
Natalie Beilstein, Michigan
Sr. – Butler, Pa. – Knoch

  • Won the uneven bars with a score of 9.900 to help guide No. 7 Michigan to a tri-meet victory over Iowa State and Illinois State
  • Placed fourth on the vault (9.800) and tied for fourth on the floor exercise (9.850)
  • Collects the seventh weekly award of her career
  • Last Michigan Event Specialist of the Week: Shelby Gies (March 4, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Nicole Artz, Michigan
Fr. – Holland, Mich. – West Ottawa

  • Tied for first on the beam (9.825) and placed second on the floor exercise (9.900) in her collegiate debut
  • Helped No. 7 Michigan defeat Iowa State and Illinois State in a tri-meet
  • Picks up the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Sachi Sugiyama (Feb. 27, 2012)

2014 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week

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

Jan. 13 
G: Emily Wong, Sr., NEB
E: Natalie Beilstein, Sr., MICH
F: Nicole Artz, MICH