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Wong Named Big Ten Gymnast of the Week

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Nebraska, Illinois and Michigan Earn Big Ten Women's Gymnastics Weekly Accolades

Huskers' Emily Wong, Fighting Illini's Amber See and Wolverines' Nicole Artz collect weekly awards

 

Gymnast of the Week

Emily Wong, Nebraska

Sr. – Grand Forks, N.D. – Red River

  • · Won the all-around with a score of 39.625 to help No. 9 Nebraska defeat No. 14 Illinois, No. 23 Ohio State and Michigan State and clinch a share of the Big Ten Championship
  • · Placed first on the floor exercise (9.950) and bars (9.925) and finished fourth on the beam (9.875) and vault (9.875)
  • · Finished first in the all-around in every meet the Cornhuskers competed in this season
  • · Earns the seventh Big Ten weekly award of her career
  • · Last Nebraska Gymnast of the Week: Emily Wong (March 10, 2014)

 

Event Specialist of the Week

Amber See, Illinois

Sr. – Minnetonka, Minn. – Hopkins

  • · Placed second on the floor exercise with a score of 9.925 in No. 14 Illinois' Big Ten quad meet versus No. 9 Nebraska, No. 23 Ohio State and Michigan State
  • · Tied for first on the vault with mark of 9.900 and finished seventh on the beam (9.850)
  • · Collects the fourth weekly award of her career
  • · Last Illinois Event Specialist of the Week: Amber See (Feb. 24, 2014)

Freshman of the Week

Nicole Artz, Michigan

Fr. – Holland, Mich. – West Ottawa

  • · Tied for second in three events in No. 8 Michigan's Big Ten quad meet versus No. 13 Minnesota, No. 15 Penn State and Iowa
  • · Recorded a score of 9.900 on the bars, beam and floor exercise
  • · Picks up the fourth weekly award of her career
  • · Last Michigan Freshman of the Week: Nicole Artz (Feb. 10, 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

March 17 G: Emily Wong, Sr., NEB

E: Amber See, Sr., ILL

F: Nicole Artz, MICH

 

 

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