Nebraska, Ohio State and Penn State Receive Weekly Women's Gymnastics Honors

Ohio State's Sarah Miller has earned her second Gymnast of the Week award in as many weeks.

March 5, 2012

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

  • Finished in the top two in all three of her events to help No. 14 Ohio State past Kent State
  • Tied career highs on the vault and balance beam with identical 9.950 scores en route to titles in both events
  • Added a 9.900 in the floor exercise to tie for second place
  • Collects her second straight weekly award
  • Last Ohio State Gymnast of the Week: Sarah Miller (Feb. 27, 2012)

Sharaya Musser, Penn State
Jr. – Colorado Springs, Colo. – Pine Creek 

  • Won three event titles and the all-around competition to lead No. 11 Penn State past No. 23 Michigan and North Carolina
  • Took first place on the vault, tying a career-best 9.950, and added titles in the floor exercise (9.925) and on the balance beam (9.900)
  • Finished third on the bars with a score of 9.875, bringing her winning all-around score to 39.650
  • Earns her fifth Big Ten weekly award this season and the 10th of her career
  • Last Penn State Gymnast of the Week: Sharaya Musser (Feb. 13, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Jessie DeZiel, Nebraska
Rogers, Minn. – Spectrum

  • Tied for first in the all-around competition, adding two event titles in No. 6 Nebraska’s dual against No. 1 Florida
  • Posted an all-around score of 39.450, winning the vault (9.900) and floor exercise (9.875) crowns
  • Took sixth place on the bars (9.850) and balance beam (9.825)
  • Wins the Freshman of the Week Award for the seventh time
  • Last Nebraska Freshman of the Week: Jessie DeZiel (Feb. 20, 2012)

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
March 5
G: Sarah Miller, So., OSU
G: Sharaya Musser, Jr., PSU
F: Jessie DeZiel, NEB