Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska Collect Women's Gymnastics Weekly Awards

Iowa's Alie Glover was named Freshman of the Week.

Iowa's Alie Glover was named Freshman of the Week.

Feb. 11, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Co-Gymnasts of the Week
Alina Weinstein, Illinois
Sr. – Plainsboro, N.J. – West Windsor Plainsboro South 

  • Finished first in the all-around (39.550) and placed in the top four in every event in No. 22 Illinois’ dual meet against No. 13 Minnesota last weekend
  • Placed first in the floor exercise (9.925) and balance beam (9.900), second on the vault (9.875) and fourth on bars (9.850)
  • Her score in the all-around tied an Illini record  
  • Collects the second weekly award of her career
  • Last Illinois Gymnast of the Week: Alina Weinstein (Jan. 30, 2012)

Jessie DeZiel, Nebraska
So. – Rogers, Minn. – Spectrum 

  • Finished first in the all-around (39.525) and placed in the top five in every event in No. 9 Nebraska’s dual meet win over Penn State  
  • Tied for first on the vault (9.925) and floor exercise (9.925), placed second on the bars (9.900) and fifth on the balance beam (9.775)
  • Her scores in the all-around, floor exercise, vault and bars were season highs  
  • Earns her third career Gymnast of the Week award and 13th overall weekly honor
  • Last Nebraska Gymnast of the Week: Emily Wong (Jan. 21, 2013)

Event Specialist of the Week
Janelle Giblin, Nebraska
Sr. – San Roman, Calif. – California 

  • Tied her career-best score (9.950) for first place on the bars for the second consecutive week
  • Also tied for second on the beam (9.850) and placed sixth on the vault (9.850)
  • Helped No. 9 Nebraska to a dual meet victory over Penn State
  • Earns the second weekly award of her career
  • Last Nebraska Event Specialist of the Week: Janelle Giblin (Feb. 4, 2013)

 

 

Freshman of the Week
Alie Glover, Iowa
Destin, Fla. – South Walton

  • Finished first in the all-around (39.050) and placed in the top seven in three events to lead Iowa to a first-place finish in its tri-meet with Michigan State and Illinois-Chicago
  • Tied for third on the bars (9.825), placed fifth in the floor exercise (9.800) and seventh on the balance beam (9.750)
  • Her score on the bars was a career high
  • Picks up the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Iowa Freshman of the Week: Emma Willis (Jan. 9, 2012)

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

Jan. 28      G: Sharaya Musser, Sr., PSU
                   E: Sarah Miller, Jr., OSU (beam)
                   F: Lindsay Mable, MINN

Feb. 4        G: Joanna Sampson, Jr., MICH
                   E: Janelle Giblin, Sr., NEB (bars)
                   F: Giana O’Connor, ILL

Feb. 11     G: Alina Weinstein, Sr., ILL
                   G: Jessie DeZiel, So., NEB
                   E: Janelle Giblin, Sr., NEB (bars)
                   F: Alie Glover, IOWA