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

Nebraska's Emily Wong

Nebraska's Emily Wong

March 10, 2014

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

  • Tied for first in the all-around with a score of 39.625 in No. 9 Nebraska’s dual meet versus No. 14 Arkansas
  • Placed first on the bars (9.950), second on the beam (9.900) and floor (9.900) and fifth on the vault (9.875)
  • Has won the all-around in every meet the Cornhuskers have competed in this season
  • Earns the sixth Big Ten weekly award of her career
  • Last Nebraska Gymnast of the Week: Emily Wong (March 3, 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. 7 Michigan defeat No. 6 Utah and No. 8 UCLA
  • Tied for third on the bars with a career-high mark of 9.900
  • Collects the fourth weekly award of her career
  • Last Michigan Event Specialist of the Week: Austin Sheppard (March 3, 2014)

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

  • Won the vault with a career-high score of 9.975 to help No. 19 Penn State win a quad meet with New Hampshire, Bridgeport and George Washington
  • Placed second on the floor with a career-best mark of 9.900
  • Picks up the second weekly award of her career
  • Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Emma Sibson (March 3, 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

March 10            
G: Emily Wong, Sr., NEB
E: Austin Sheppard, So., MICH
F: Emma Sibson, PSU