Michigan, Minnesota and Penn State Earn Women's Gymnastics Weekly Honors
March 12, 2018


Gymnast of the Week
Lexy Ramler, Minnesota
Fr. - St. Michael, Minn. - Winona
  • Collected three event titles, including her seventh all-around title of the season, in the Gophers' quad meet against Alaska, California and Sacramento State
  • Claimed the all-around title (39.575), finished first on vault (9.850) and bars (9.950), placed second on beam (9.925) and fourth on floor (9.850)
  • Posted a 9.950 on bars to eclipse her previous career-high score of 9.925
  • Earns her fourth career Gymnast of the Week honor 
  • Last Minnesota Gymnast of the Week: Lexy Ramler (Feb. 12, 2018)

Event Specialist of the Week
Emma McLean, Michigan
Jr. - Clarkston, Mich. - Notre Dame Preparatory

  • Recorded podium finishes on both her events with scores of 9.900 or better, helping the Wolverines defeat No. 4 Utah
  • Posted a 9.950 on floor to win the event and claim her sixth floor title of the season
  • Finished second on vault with a score of 9.900
  • The Academic All-Big Ten honoree collects her fifth career Big Ten Event Specialist of the Week honor and second of the season
  • Last Michigan Event Specialist of the Week: Emma McLean (Jan. 16, 2018)

Freshman of the Week
Lauren Bridgens, Penn State
Darnestown, Md. - Quince Orchard

  • Recorded a pair of podium finishes in the Nittany Lions' quad-meet against BYU, Texas Woman's University and Utah State
  • Recorded the first perfect 10 in program history on the uneven bars for the event title
  • Finished at the top of the podium in the all-around (39.375) and on bars (10.000), while tying for seventh on beam (9.825)
  • Earns her fifth career Freshman of the Week honor 
  • Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Lauren Bridgens (March 6, 2018)

2018 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week

Jan. 8
G: Olivia Karas, Jr., MICH
E: Brianna Brown, Sr., MICH
F: Lauren Bridgens, PSU

Jan. 16
G: Paige Zaziski, Sr., MICH
G: Briannah Tsang, Sr., PSU
E: Emma McLean, Jr., MICH
F: Syd Townsend, MICH
F: Kynsee Roby, NEB

Jan. 22
G: Lexy Ramler, Fr., MINN
E: Sienna Crouse, Jr., NEB
F: Lexy Ramler, Fr., MINN

Jan. 28
G: Lexy Ramler, Fr., MINN
E: Sienna Crouse, Jr., NEB
F: Lexy Ramler, Fr., MINN

Feb. 5
G: Briannah Tsang, Sr., PSU
E: Grace Williams, Sr., NEB
F: Lexy Ramler, Fr., MINN

Feb. 12
G: Audrey Barber, Fr., MD
G: Lexy Ramler, Fr., MINN
E: Ivy Lu, So., MINN
F: Audrey Barber, Fr., MD
F: Lexy Ramler, Fr., MINN

Feb. 19
G: Sienna Crouse, Jr., NEB
E: Ivy Lu, So., MINN
F: Lauren Bridgens, Fr., PSU

Feb. 26
G: Briannah Tsang, Sr., PSU
E: Makenzey Shank, Sr., RU
F: Lauren Bridgens, Fr., PSU

March 6
G: Briannah Tsang, Sr., PSU
E: Taylor Houchin, So., NEB
F: Nicole Biondi, ILL
F: Lauren Bridgens, PSU

March 12
G: Lexy Ramler, Fr., MINN
E: Emma McLean, Jr., MICH
F: Lauren Bridgens, PSU

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