Michigan and Minnesota Win Women's Gymnastics Conference Awards

Michigan's Reema Zakharia

Jan. 27, 2014

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

  • Won the all-around with a career-high tying and school record score of 39.600 in No. 13 Minnesota’s dual meet win over No. 11 Illinois
  • Placed first on the floor exercise (9.975) and tied for first on the vault (9.925), beam (9.875) and bars (9.825)
  • Earns her first Gymnast of the Week honor and seventh weekly award
  • Last Minnesota Gymnast of the Week: Carmelina Carabajal (March 16, 2009)

Event Specialist of the Week
Reema Zakharia, Michigan
Sr. – Miami, Fla. – Coral Gables

  • Won the balance beam (9.900), placed second on the floor exercise (9.925) and finished fourth on the vault (9.850) in No. 5 Michigan’s win over No. 23 Ohio State
  • Her score on the balance beam was a career-best mark
  • Collects the second weekly award of her career
  • Last Michigan Event Specialist of the Week: Austin Sheppard (Jan. 20, 2014)

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

  • Recorded a pair of top-three finishes in Michigan’s dual meet victory over Ohio State
  • Tied for first on the bars (9.875), placed third on the floor exercise (9.900) and scored 9.800 on the balance beam
  • Picks up the second weekly award of her career
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Nicole Artz (Jan. 13, 2014)

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

Jan. 20 
G: Joanna Sampson, Sr., MICH
E: Austin Sheppard, So., MICH
F: Erin Buchanan, ILL

Jan. 27 
G: Lindsay Mable, So., MINN
E: Reema Zakharia, Sr., MICH
F: Nicole Artz, MICH