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DeZiel Named Big Ten Gymnast of the Week

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Illinois and Nebraska Earn Big Ten Women's Gymnastics Weekly Honors

Nebraska's Jessie DeZiel and Illinois' Erin Buchanan and Amber See take home weekly conference awards

 

Gymnast of the Week

Jessie DeZiel, Nebraska

Jr. – Rogers, Minn. – Spectrum

  • · Won the all-around with a score of 39.525 to help Nebraska defeat Kentucky, Stout and Bridgeport
  • · Placed first on the vault (9.975) and bars (9.900), second on the floor exercise (9.850) and third on the beam (9.800)
  • · Score on the vault was a career-high mark
  • · Earns her fifth Gymnast of the Week honor and 14th weekly award
  • · Last Nebraska Gymnast of the Week: Emily Wong (Feb. 10, 2014)

 

Event Specialist of the Week

Amber See, Illinois

Sr. – Minnetonka, Minn. – Hopkins

  • · Scored a 10.0 on the vault en route to the event title to help Illinois win the State of Illinois Classic
  • · Tied the program record on vault and became the third Illinois gymnast to score a perfect 10.0
  • · Placed first on the floor exercise (9.950) to help the Fighting Illini defeat Ohio State and Central Michigan
  • · Collects the third weekly award of her career
  • · Last Illinois Event Specialist of the Week: N/A

Freshman of the Week

Erin Buchanan, Illinois

Fr. – Haymarket, Va. – Battlefield

  • · Tied for second on the vault with a score of 9.900 to help Illinois win the State of Illinois Classic
  • · Tied for fourth on the floor exercise (9.875) and vault (9.850) in Illinois' tri-meet win versus Ohio State and Central Michigan
  • · Earns the third weekly award of her career
  • · Last Illinois Freshman of the Week: Emily Lennon (Feb. 17, 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, Sr., 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, Sr., 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

 

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