Nebraska, Michigan and Penn State Win Big Ten Women's Gymnastics Weekly Accolades

Penn State's Emma Sibson

Penn State's Emma Sibson

March 3, 2014

Gymnast of the Week
Emily Wong, Nebraska
Sr. – Grand Forks, N.D. – Red River

  • Placed first in each event en route to winning the all-around (39.650) to help No. 7 Nebraska defeat No. 14 Oregon State and Arizona State
  • Scored a 9.925 on vault, 9.925 on beam, 9.900 on bars and 9.900 on the floor exercise
  • Score on the beam tied her career high
  • Earns the fifth Big Ten weekly award of her career
  • Last Nebraska Gymnast of the Week: Jessie DeZiel (Feb. 24, 2014) 

Event Specialist of the Week
Austin Sheppard, Michigan
So. – Murphy, Texas – Plano East

  • Won the vault with a score of 9.975 to help No. 8 Michigan defeat No. 23 Kent State and BYU
  • Tied for second on the bars (9.850) and scored a 9.775 on the beam
  • Collects the third weekly award of her career
  • Last Michigan Event Specialist of the Week: Austin Sheppard (Feb. 3, 2014)

Freshman of the Week
Emma Sibson, Penn State
Fr. – Allen, Texas – Spring Creek

  • Tied for first on the vault with a score of 9.875 to help No. 18 Penn State defeat Bridgeport, Western Michigan and Yale
  • Placed third on the beam with a score of 9.825
  • Picks up the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Nicole Medvitz (Jan. 6, 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

Feb. 24:                               
G: Jessie DeZiel, Jr., NEB
E: Amber See, Sr., ILL
F: Erin Buchanan, ILL

March 3               
G: Emily Wong, Sr., NEB
E: Austin Sheppard, So., MICH
F: Emma Sibson, PSU