Women's Gymnastics Weekly Awards

Feb. 20, 2017

Gymnast of the Week
Alexis Mattern, Ohio State
Jr. – Harrisburg, Pa. – Bishop McDevitt

  • Led the Buckeyes to a top 25 victory with an all-around title and a score of 39.375
  • Tallied career highs and won event titles on vault with a 9.900 and on bars with a 9.875
  • Registered a 9.900 on floor to finish second in the event
  • This is her first Gymnast of the Week honor as a Buckeye
  • Last Ohio State Gymnast of the Week: Sarah Miller (Jan. 7, 2013)


Event Specialist of the Week
Emma McLean, Michigan
So. – Clarkston, Mich. – Notre Dame Preparatory Academy

  • Earned two event titles (vault and floor) to help lead the Wolverines to a nonconference win vs. NC State
  • Notched a season best 9.975 on vault to win the event for the second time in her career
  • Followed that up with a 9.900 on floor to secure an event title, eclipsing the 9.9 mark for the fourth time in five meets
  • This is the first Event Specialist of the Week award of her career
  • Last Michigan Event Specialist of the Week: Paige Zaziski (Feb. 9, 2017)

 

 


Freshman of the Week
Lexi Funk, Michigan
Fr. – Aurora, Ill. – Oswego East

  • Scored a 9.825 or better on all three events as Michigan tied a season best 197.225 in Saturday’s win
  • Hit a career high on bars with a 9.825 to finish fourth and also finished second on floor with a 9.875
  • Rounded out her performance with a 9.825 on beam with her second-best score of the year
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Olivia Karas (March 14, 2016)


2017 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week

Jan. 9

G:        Briannah Tsang, Penn State
E:         Bailey Abernathy, Minnesota
F:         Charlotte Sullivan, Iowa

Jan. 16
G:        Lizzy LeDuc, Illinois
E:         Nicole Artz, Michigan
F:         Taylor Houchin, Nebraska

Jan. 23
G:        Nicole Artz, Michigan
E:         Lauren Marinez, Michigan
F:         Clair Kaji, Iowa

Jan. 30
G:        Melissa Zurawski, Iowa
G:        Nicole Artz, Michigan
E:         Bailey Abernathy, Minnesota
F:         Paige Williams, Minnesota

Feb. 6
G:        Lizzy LeDuc, Illinois
E:         Paige Zaziski, Michigan
E:         Ashley Lambert, Nebraska
F:         Taylor Houchin, Nebraska

Feb. 13
G:        Nicole Artz, Michigan
E:         Ashley Lambert, Nebraska
F:         Charlotte Sullivan, Iowa

Feb. 20
G:        Alexis Mattern, Ohio State
E:         Emma McLean, Michigan
F:         Lexi Funk, Michigan