Women's Gymnastics Weekly Awards

Feb. 27, 2017

Gymnast & Freshman of the Week
Taylor Houchin, Nebraska
Fr. – Republic, Mo. – Republic High School

  • Earned event titles on vault (9.900), beam (9.925), floor (9.950) and in the all-around (39.650) to pace the Huskers to a quad meet win
  • Set career highs on beam and bars (9.875), while her score on floor tied a Nebraska freshman record
  • Her all-around score, also a career high, is the highest in the conference this season and currently ranks seventh nationally
  • This is her first Gymnast of the Week honor and her third Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Nebraska Gymnast of the Week: Hollie Blanske (Jan. 25, 2016)
  • Last Nebraska Freshman of the Week: Taylor Houchin (Feb. 6, 2017)


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

  • Recorded an event title on vault with a 9.950 to help the Wolverines score a 197.825, which ties for second in school history
  • Finished tied for second on floor vs. Southern Utah with a career-high score of 9.925
  • Currently ranks in the top 15 nationally for her season-average score on vault
  • This is her second-consecutive Event Specialist of the Week award and the second of her career
  • Last Michigan Event Specialist of the Week: Emma McLean (Feb. 20, 2017)

 

 



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

Feb. 27
G:        Taylor Houchin, Nebraska
E:         Emma McLean, Michigan
F:         Taylor Houchin, Nebraska