Michigan and Minnesota Earn Big Ten Women’s Gymnastics Weekly Honors

Jan. 18, 2016

Co-Gymnast and Freshman of the Week
Olivia Karas, Michigan
Fr. – Chicago, Ill. – Latin School of Chicago

  • Claimed the all-around title with a score of 39.425 in Michigan’s dual meet win over Ohio State
  •  Tied for first place in the vault competition with a score of 9.875
  •  Helped lead Michigan to a score of 196.950
  •  Earns her first Gymnast of the Week honor and her third-straight Freshman of the Week award
  •  Last Michigan Gymnast of the Week: Nicole Artz (Jan. 11, 2016
  •  Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Olivia Karas (Jan. 11, 2016)


Co-Gymnast of the Week

Lindsay Mable, Minnesota
Sr. – Aurora, Colo. – Eaglecrest


 

 

  •  Won all four events and the all-around title en route to a score of 39.400
  • Scored a 9.800 or higher in every event, including a 9.900 in the floor exercise
  • Earns the ninth Gymnast of the Week honor of her career
  • Last Minnesota Gymnast of the Week: Lindsay Mable (March 2, 2015)

 

Event Specialist of the Week
Talia Chiarelli, Michigan
Jr. – Boston, Mass. - Lexington

  •  Tied for first on the beam (9.950) and placed second on the vault (9.850) in the Wolverines’ dual meet win over Ohio State
  • One of two gymnasts nationally to score a 9.950 on the beam this season
  • Collects her sixth Big Ten Event Specialist of the Week honor
  • Last Michigan Event Specialist of the Week: Talia Chiarelli (Jan. 4, 2016)

 

2016 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week
Jan. 4                    

G: Nicole Artz, So., MICH

E: Talia Chiarelli, So., MICH

F: Olivia Karas, MICH

 

Jan. 11                 

G: Nicole Artz, So., MICH

G: Jennie Laeng, Jr., NEB

E: Talia Chiarelli, So., MICH

F: Olivia Karas, MICH

 

Jan. 18                 

G: Olivia Karas, Fr., MICH

G: Lindsay Mable, Sr., MINN

E: Talia Chiarelli, So., MICH

F: Olivia Karas, MICH