Iowa, Michigan and Penn State Win Big Ten Women's Gymnastics Weekly Awards

March 16, 2015

Gymnast of the Week
Nicole Artz, Michigan
So. - Holland, Mich. - West Ottawa
•Won the all-around title with a score of 39.550 at Michigan's Big Five meet, guiding the Wolverines to the regular-season Big Ten Women's Gymnastics Championship
•Placed first on the vault (9.950) and beam (9.900) and scored a 9.850 on the floor exercise and bars
•Score on the vault was a career-high mark
•Earns the eighth Big Ten weekly award of her career
•Last Michigan Gymnast of the Week: Nicole Artz (March 9, 2015)

Event Specialist of the Week
Mollie Drenth, Iowa
So. - Riverview, Fla. - Riverview
•Won the bars with a score of 9.925 in Iowa's Big Five meet versus Michigan, Minnesota, Penn State and Rutgers
•Placed first on the beam with a tally of 9.900
•Both scores were season-best marks
•Collects the first Big Ten weekly award of her career
•Last Iowa Event Specialist of the Week: N/A

Freshman of the Week
Briannah Tsang, Penn State
Vancouver, British Columbia - Burnaby Central Secondary
•Tallied a score of 39.300 in the all-around in Penn State's Big Five meet against Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Rutgers
•Collected a score of 9.900 on the vault and 9.825 on the floor
•Collects the fourth weekly award of her career
•Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Briannah Tsang (Feb. 9, 2015)

2015 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week
Jan. 12
G: Nicole Artz, So., MICH
G: Lindsay Mable, Jr., MINN
E: Talia Chiarelli, So., MICH
F: Brianna Brown, MICH
F: Briannah Tsang, PSU

Jan. 19
G: Hollie Blanske, Jr., NEB
E: Sunny Kato, Sr., ILL
F: Brianna Brown, MICH

Jan. 26
G: Lindsay Mable, Jr., MINN
E: Ashley Lambert, So., NEB
F: Briannah Tsang, PSU

Feb. 2
G: Nicole Artz, So., MICH
E: Abbie Epperson, Fr., MD
F: Brianna Brown, MICH

Feb. 9
G: Lindsay Mable, Jr., MINN
E: Austin Sheppard, Jr., MICH
F: Briannah Tsang, PSU

Feb. 16
G: Lindsay Mable, Jr., MINN
E: Jennifer Lauer, Sr., NEB
F: Brianna Brown, MICH

Feb. 23
G: Lindsay Mable, Jr., MINN
E: Ashley Lambert, So., NEB
F: Grace Williams, NEB

March 2
G: Lindsay Mable, Jr., MINN
E: Talia Chiarelli, So., MICH
F: Grace Williams, NEB

March 9
G: Nicole Artz, So., MICH
G: Jessie DeZiel, Sr., NEB
E: Talia Chiarelli, So., MICH
F: Brianna Brown, MICH

March 16
G: Nicole Artz, So., MICH
E: Mollie Drenth, So. IOWA
F: Briannah Tsang, PSU