Michigan and Ohio State Reel in Weekly Women's Gymnastics Accolades

Michigan's Sachi Sugiyama has been named Big Ten Freshman of the Week.

Feb. 27, 2012

Gymnast of the Week
Sarah Miller, Ohio State
So. – Collegeville, Pa. – Methacton 

  • Earned three top-two finishes, winning two event titles against No. 10 Penn State
  • Finished first on the balance beam (9.900) and the vault (9.875), and tied for second in the floor exercise (9.900)
  • Led the 11th-ranked Buckeyes to a win over the Nittany Lions
  • Earns her first Big Ten Gymnast of the Week award
  • Last Ohio State Gymnast of the Week: Colleen Dean (Feb. 20, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Sachi Sugiyama, Michigan
Keller, Texas – Keller 

  • Earned three top-four finishes against No. 2 Oklahoma and Texas Woman’s University
  • Finished second in the all-around with a season-high score of 39.250
  • Tied for third on the vault (9.900), tied for fourth in the floor exercise (9.850) and tied for sixth on bars (9.825)
  • Wins her first weekly Big Ten award
  • Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Natalie Beilstein (March 15, 2010)

2012 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week
Jan. 9
G: Sharaya Musser, Jr., PSU
F: Emma Willis, IOWA
Jan. 16
G: Jessie DeZiel, Fr., NEB
F: Jessie DeZiel, NEB
Jan. 23
G: Lora Evenstad, Sr., NEB
G: Sharaya Musser, Jr., PSU
F: Jessie DeZiel, NEB
Jan. 30
G: Alina Weinstein, Jr., ILL
F: Jessie DeZiel, NEB
Feb. 6
G: Sharaya Musser, Jr., PSU
F: Jessie DeZiel, NEB
Feb. 13
G: Sharaya Musser, Jr., PSU
F: Jessie DeZiel, NEB
Feb. 20
G: Jessie DeZiel, Fr., NEB
G: Colleen Dean, Jr., OSU
F: Jessie DeZiel, NEB
Feb. 27
G: Sarah Miller, So., OSU
F: Sachi Sugiyama, MICH