Michigan and Minnesota Earn Big Ten Women’s Gymnastics Weekly Honors

Feb. 15, 2016

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

  • Won the all-around title with a score of 39.525 in the Golden Gophers’ victory against Nebraska
  • Earned first-place finishes on bars (9.875) and beam (9.900) while finishing second in the floor exercise (9.925)
  • Claims the 11th Gymnast of the Week honor of her career
  • Last Minnesota Gymnast of the Week: Lindsay Mable (Feb. 9, 2016)


Event Specialist of the Week
Lindsay Williams, Michigan
Sr. – Northville, Mich. - Northville
  • Finished second on the bars (9.900) and beam (9.900) in the Wolverines’ win over Michigan State
  • Finished third in the floor exercise with a score of 9.850
  • Collects her first Big Ten Event Specialist of the Week honor
  • Last Michigan Event Specialist of the Week: Talia Chiarelli (Feb. 9, 2016)

Freshman of the Week
Olivia Karas, Michigan
Fr. – Georgetown. Ontario – Christ the King
  • Finished first in the floor exercise (9.925) en route to a second-place finish in the all-around competition with a score of 39.450
  • Placed second on the vault with a score of 9.900
  • Collects her sixth Big Ten Event Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Olivia Karas (Feb. 1, 2016)

2016 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week
Jan. 4
G: Nicole Artz, Jr., MICH
E: Talia Chiarelli, So., MICH
F: Olivia Karas, MICH

Jan. 11
G: Nicole Artz, Jr., 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

Feb. 15
G: Lindsay Mable, Sr., MINN
E: Lindsay Williams, Sr., MICH
F: Olivia Karas, MICH