Michigan, Minnesota and Ohio State Earn Big Ten Women’s Gymnastics Weekly Awards

Feb. 9, 2016

Co-Gymnasts of the Week
Nicole Artz, Michigan
Jr. – Holland, Mich. – West Ottawa

  • Claimed the all-around title with a score of 39.550 versus Eastern Michigan and Maryland 
  • Finished first in the floor exercise with a score of 9.925, finished second on the beam with a score of 9.925 and placed third on the bars with a mark of 9.900
  • Claims her seventh career Gymnast of the Week honor
  • Last Michigan Gymnast of the Week: Olivia Karas (Feb. 1, 2016)

Lindsay Mable, Minnesota
Sr. – Aurora, Colo. – Eaglecrest
  • Won the all-around title with a score of 39.550 in the Golden Gophers’ victory against Illinois 
  • Finished first in all events, with scores of 9.800 on the vault, 9.875 on the bars, 9.950 on the beam and 9.925 in the floor exercise
  • Claims the 10th Gymnast of the Week honor of her career
  • Last Minnesota Gymnast of the Week: Lindsay Mable (Jan. 18, 2016)

Event Specialist of the Week

Talia Chiarelli, Michigan
Jr. – Boston, Mass. - Lexington
  • Finished first on the beam (9.950), matching her season high, and placed third in the floor exercise (9.850) in the Wolverines’ wins over Eastern Michigan and Maryland
  • Tied for sixth on the vault with a score of 9.825
  • Collects her seventh Big Ten Event Specialist of the Week honor
  • Last Michigan Event Specialist of the Week: Talia Chiarelli (Jan. 18, 2016)

Freshman of the Week
Kaitlyn Hofland, Ohio State
Fr. – Georgetown. Ontario – Christ the King
  • Placed first on the beam (9.925) and bars (9.875) in the Buckeyes’ wins over Rutgers and Yale
  • Tied for third on the vault with a score of 9.800
  • Collects her first Big Ten Event Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Ohio State Freshman of the Week: Sarah Miller (March 14, 2011)



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

Jan. 25
G: Hollie Blanske, Sr., NEB
E: Hanna Nordquist, Sr., MINN
F: Olivia Karas, MICH

Feb. 1
G: Olivia Karas, Fr., MICH
E: Jennie Laeng, Jr., NEB
F: Olivia Karas, MICH

Feb. 9
G: Nicole Artz, Jr., MICH
G: Lindsay Mable, Sr., MINN
E: Talia Chiarelli, So., MICH
F: Kaitlyn Hofland, OSU