Minnesota, Nebraska and Penn State Earn Women's Gymnastics Weekly Honors
Feb. 5, 2018


Gymnast of the Week
Briannah Tsang, Penn State
Sr. - Vancouver, British Columbia - Burnaby Central Secondary
  • Recorded podium finishes on four events, including her fifth-straight all-around title (39.475), in the Nittany Lions' dual-meet win over Michigan State 
  • Claimed the individual event title in on floor (9.925) and vault (9.850), tied for second on beam (9.850) and tied for fifth on bars (9.850) 
  • Her individual event titles on floor, vault and in the all-around marked her 15th career title on each event
  • The two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree earns her third career Gymnast of the Week honor and second of the season 
  • Last Penn State Gymnast of the Week: Briannah Tsang (Jan. 16, 2018)

Event Specialist of the Week
Grace Williams, Nebraska
Sr. - Lindon, Mich. - Brighton

  • Recorded a pair of podium finishes to help the Huskers defeat Minnesota 
  • Posted a 9.925 on beam, tying her season-high, to win the event 
  • Took second on vault (9.850) and placed seventh on floor (9.850)
  • The two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree collects her first career Big Ten Event Specialist of the Week honor 
  • Last Nebraska Event Specialist of the Week: Sienna Crouse (Jan. 29, 2018)

Freshman of the Week
Lexy Ramler, Minnesota
St. Michael, Minn. - Winona

  • Recorded her fourth-straight all-around title in the Gophers' dual meet at Nebraska
  • Claimed the all-around title (39.475), took second on bars (9.900) and beam (9.900), placed fifth on vault (9.825) and seventh on floor (9.850) 
  • Posted scores of 9.825 or better in all of her events
  • Earns her third career Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Lexy Ramler (Jan. 29, 2018)

2018 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week

Jan. 8
G: Olivia Karas, Jr., MICH
E: Brianna Brown, Sr., MICH
F: Lauren Bridgens, PSU

Jan. 16
G: Paige Zaziski, Sr., MICH
G: Briannah Tsang, Sr., PSU
E: Emma McLean, Jr., MICH
F: Syd Townsend, MICH
F: Kynsee Roby, NEB

Jan. 22
G: Lexy Ramler, Fr., MINN
E: Sienna Crouse, Jr., NEB
F: Lexy Ramler, Fr., MINN

Jan. 28
G: Lexy Ramler, Fr., MINN
E: Sienna Crouse, Jr., NEB
F: Lexy Ramler, Fr., MINN

Feb. 5
G: Briannah Tsang, Sr., PSU
E: Grace Williams, Sr., NEB
F: Lexy Ramler, Fr., MINN

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