Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska and Ohio State Collect Women's Gymnastics Weekly Awards




Jan. 21, 2013

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

  • Recorded three first-place finishes and one second-place effort en route to the all-around title (39.640) in No. 7 Nebraska’s dual meet victory over Michigan State last weekend
  • Won the all-around title and placed first on the vault (9.90), bars (9.95) and balance beam (9.925) and second in the floor exercise (9.875)
  • Her score in the all-around and on the bars and balance beam were career highs
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Nebraska Gymnast of the Week: Jamie Schleppenbach (March 12, 2012)  

Co-Event Specialists of the Week
Reema Zakharia, Michigan
Jr. – Miami, Fla. – Coral Gables 

  • Tied for second in the floor exercise (9.925) to help No. 2 Michigan’s to a dual meet victory over Illinois
  • Her score of 9.925 was a career high
  • Collects the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Michigan Event Specialist of the Week: N/A

Sarah Miller, Ohio State
Jr. – Collegeville, Pa. – Methacton 

  • Placed first in the floor exercise (9.925) to lead the No. 21 Buckeyes to a dual meet victory over Iowa
  • Also took first on the balance beam (9.850) and tied for first on the vault (9.900)
  • Collects her second career Event Specialist of the Week award and 11th weekly honor overall
  • Last Ohio State Event Specialist of the Week: Sarah Miller (Jan. 7, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Lindsay Mable, Minnesota
Aurora, Colo. – Eaglecrest 

  • Finished first in the all-around (39.325) and placed in the top 10 in every event to help Minnesota win its quad meet at Penn State
  • Tied for first in the floor exercise (9.875), tied for second on bars (9.800), placed fifth on the vault (9.825) and tied for eighth on the balance beam (9.825)  
  • Picks up the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Kayla Slechta (March 7, 2011)

 

 

2013 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week

Jan. 7         G: Sarah Miller, Jr., OSU
                   E: Sarah Miller, Jr., OSU (vault)
                   F: Samantha Musto, PSU

Jan. 14      G: Joanna Sampson, Jr., MICH
                   E: Kayla Slechta, Jr., MINN (vault)
                   F: Samantha Musto, PSU

Jan. 21      G: Emily Wong, Jr., NEB
                   E: Reema Zakharia, Jr., MICH (floor exercise)
                   E: Sarah Miller, Jr., OSU (floor exercise)
                   F: Lindsay Mable, MINN

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