Illinois and Minnesota Collect Women's Gymnastics Conference Awards

Illinois' Emily Lennon

Illinois' Emily Lennon

Feb. 17, 2014

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

  • Won the all-around with a score of 39.550 to help No. 14 Minnesota defeat Michigan State
  • Placed first on the floor exercise (9.975), tied for second on the bars (9.825) and took third on the vault (9.875) and beam (9.875)
  • Her score on the floor exercise tied the school record
  • Earns her second Gymnast of the Week honor and eighth weekly award
  • Last Minnesota Gymnast of the Week: Lindsay Mable (Jan. 27, 2014)

Event Specialist of the Week
Kylie Schermann, Minnesota
Jr. – Lakeville, Minn. – Lakeville North

  • Tied for first on the beam with a career-high score of 9.950 to help Minnesota defeat Michigan State
  • Her score on the beam tied the second-best mark in school history
  • Placed third on the floor exercise (9.850) and tied for fourth on the vault (9.825)
  • Collects the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Minnesota Event Specialist of the Week: Kayla Slechta (Jan. 14, 2013)

Freshman of the Week
Emily Lennon, Illinois
Fr. – Calgary, Alberta – Bishop Carroll

  • Won the balance beam event with a score of 9.900 in No. 15 Illinois’ conference dual meet versus No. 21 Penn State
  • Scored a 9.825 on the vault, a mark that tied her career high
  • Picks up the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Illinois Freshman of the Week: Erin Buchanan (Feb. 3, 2014)

2014 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week

Jan. 6    
G: Randi Lau, Jr., PSU
E: Kassidy Stauder, Sr., PSU
F: Nicole Medvitz, PSU

Jan. 13 
G: Emily Wong, Sr., NEB
E: Natalie Beilstein, Sr., MICH
F: Nicole Artz, MICH

Jan. 20 
G: Joanna Sampson, Sr., MICH
E: Austin Sheppard, So., MICH
F: Erin Buchanan, ILL

Jan. 27 
G: Lindsay Mable, So., MINN
E: Reema Zakharia, Sr., MICH
F: Nicole Artz, MICH

Feb. 3   
G: Joanna Sampson, Sr., MICH
E: Austin Sheppard, So., MICH
F: Erin Buchanan, ILL

Feb. 10
G: Emily Wong, Sr., NEB
E: Jennifer Lauer, Jr., NEB
F: Nicole Artz, MICH

Feb. 17
G: Lindsay Mable, So., MINN
E: Kylie Schermann, Jr., MINN
F: Emily Lennon, ILL