Maryland and Michigan Collect Big Ten Women's Gymnastics Weekly Awards

Brianna Brown
Feb. 2, 2015

Gymnast of the Week
Nicole Artz, Michigan
So. – Holland, Mich. – West Ottawa
• Claimed the all-around title with a score of 39.600 in No. 5 Michigan’s dual meet win over No. 7 Nebraska
• Placed first on the floor (9.975), second on the vault (9.900) and bars (9.875), and third on the beam (9.850)
• Set career highs on the vault, floor exercise and all-around
• Earns the sixth Big Ten weekly award of her career
• Last Michigan Gymnast of the Week: Nicole Artz (Jan. 12, 2015)

Event Specialist of the Week
Abbie Epperson, Maryland
Fr. – Allen, Texas – Allen High School
• Placed first on the bars with a score of 9.900 and tied for first on the vault with a mark of 9.850 in Maryland’s dual meet against Iowa
• Her score on the bars was a career-high mark and ties for the 10th best score in school history
• Collects the first weekly Big Ten award of her career
• Last Maryland Event Specialist of the Week: N/A

Freshman of the Week
Brianna Brown, Michigan
West Chester, Ohio – Lakota West
• Recorded an all-around score of 39.450 in No. 5 Michigan’s dual meet victory over No. 7 Nebraska
• Placed first on the bars (9.900) and third on the floor (9.900)
• Set career-best marks on the bars, floor exercise and all-around
• Collects the third weekly award of her career
• Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Brianna Brown (Jan. 19, 2015)

2015 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week
Jan. 12 
G: Nicole Artz, So., MICH
G: Lindsay Mable, Jr., MINN
E: Talia Chiarelli, So., MICH
F: Brianna Brown, MICH
F: Briannah Tsang, PSU
Jan. 19  
G: Hollie Blanske, Jr., NEB
E: Sunny Kato, Sr., ILL
F: Brianna Brown, MICH
Jan. 26  
G: Lindsay Mable, Jr., MINN
E: Ashley Lambert, So., NEB
F: Briannah Tsang, PSU
Feb. 2  
G: Nicole Artz, So., MICH
E: Abbie Epperson, Fr., MD
F: Brianna Brown, MICH