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

Feb. 22, 2016

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

  • Won the all-around title with a score of 39.550 in the Golden Gophers’ victories against Iowa State and Air Force
  • Earned first-place finishes on the bars (9.900), beam (9.900) and vault (9.875) while finishing third in the floor exercise (9.875)
  • Claims the 12th Gymnast of the Week honor of her career
  • Last Minnesota Gymnast of the Week: Lindsay Mable (Feb. 15, 2016)



Event Specialist of the Week
Sunny Kato, Illinois
Sr. – Chino Hills, Calif. – Newport Harbor

  • Finished first on the beam with a score of 9.950 in Illinois’ win over Michigan State
  • Helped the Fighting Illini set a record score of 49.425 on the beam
  • Tied the individual school record on beam
  • Collects her second Big Ten Event Specialist of the Week honor
  • Last Illinois Event Specialist of the Week: Sunny Kato (Jan. 19, 2015)


Freshman of the Week
Lizzy Leduc, Illinois
Fr. – Dallas, Texas

  • Finished second in the all-around competition with a score of 39.300 in Illinois’ win at Michigan State
  • Placed second on the vault with a score of 9.825 and on the beam with a mark of 9.875
  • Collects her first Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor
  • Last Illinois Freshman of the Week: Erin Buchanan (Feb. 24, 2014)

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

 

Feb. 22

G: Lindsay Mable, Sr., MINN

E: Sunny Kato, Sr., ILL

F: Lizzy Leduc, ILL