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DeZiel, Giblin Earn Big Ten Honors

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Co-Gymnasts of the Week

Alina Weinstein, Illinois

Sr. – Plainsboro, N.J. – West Windsor Plainsboro South

 

  • · Finished first in the all-around (39.550) and placed in the top four in every event in No. 22 Illinois' dual meet against No. 13 Minnesota last weekend
  • · Placed first in the floor exercise (9.925) and balance beam (9.900), second on the vault (9.875) and fourth on bars (9.850)
  • · Her score in the all-around tied an Illini record
  • · Collects the second weekly award of her career
  • · Last Illinois Gymnast of the Week: Alina Weinstein (Jan. 30, 2012)

 

Jessie DeZiel, Nebraska

So. – Rogers, Minn. – Spectrum

 

  • · Finished first in the all-around (39.525) and placed in the top five in every event in No. 9 Nebraska's dual meet win over Penn State
  • · Tied for first on the vault (9.925) and floor exercise (9.925), placed second on the bars (9.900) and fifth on the balance beam (9.775)
  • · Her scores in the all-around, floor exercise, vault and bars were season highs
  • · Earns her third career Gymnast of the Week award and 13th overall weekly honor
  • · Last Nebraska Gymnast of the Week: Emily Wong (Jan. 21, 2013)

 

Event Specialist of the Week

Janelle Giblin, Nebraska

Sr. – San Roman, Calif. – California

 

  • · Tied her career-best score (9.950) for first place on the bars for the second consecutive week
  • · Also tied for second on the beam (9.850) and placed sixth on the vault (9.850)
  • · Helped No. 9 Nebraska to a dual meet victory over Penn State
  • · Earns the second weekly award of her career
  • · Last Nebraska Event Specialist of the Week: Janelle Giblin (Feb. 4, 2013)

Freshman of the Week

Alie Glover, Iowa

Destin, Fla. – South Walton

 

  • · Finished first in the all-around (39.050) and placed in the top seven in three events to lead Iowa to a first-place finish in its tri-meet with Michigan State and Illinois-Chicago
  • · Tied for third on the bars (9.825), placed fifth in the floor exercise (9.800) and seventh on the balance beam (9.750)
  • · Her score on the bars was a career high
  • · Picks up the first weekly award of her career
  • · Last Iowa Freshman of the Week: Emma Willis (Jan. 9, 2012)

2013 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week

Jan. 7 G: Sarah Miller, Jr., OSU

E: Sarah Miller, Jr., OSU (vault)

F: Samantha Musto, PSU

Jan. 14 G: Joanna Sampson, Jr., MICH

E: Kayla Slechta, Jr., MINN (vault)

F: Samantha Musto, PSU

Jan. 21 G: Emily Wong, Jr., NEB

E: Reema Zakharia, Jr., MICH (floor exercise)

E: Sarah Miller, Jr., OSU (floor exercise)

F: Lindsay Mable, MINN

Jan. 28 G: Sharaya Musser, Sr., PSU

E: Sarah Miller, Jr., OSU (beam)

F: Lindsay Mable, MINN

Feb. 4 G: Joanna Sampson, Jr., MICH

E: Janelle Giblin, Sr., NEB (bars)

F: Giana O'Connor, ILL

Feb. 11 G: Alina Weinstein, Sr., ILL

G: Jessie DeZiel, So., NEB

E: Janelle Giblin, Sr., NEB (bars)

F: Alie Glover, IOWA

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