Gymnasts of the Week – Feb. 23-24, 2018


Gymnast of the Week awards are given by conference offices.

National

Gymnast of the Week
Levi Anderson - Oklahoma
Oklahoma junior Levi Anderson (Houston, TX) posted the second-highest all-around in the country with a career-high 86.100, as the Sooners accumulated the highest overall team score in the country for the third-straight week (429.550). Anderson leaped into a first-place tie in the NCAA’s all-around average on the heels of his performance. He finished in the top-five in each of his events, which included career-highs on still rings (13.900) and parallel bars (14.250). Anderson also posted scores of 14.850 on high bar, 14.800 on vault, 14.400 on floor, and 13.900 on pommel horse. This is Anderson’s first career MPSF weekly award, and the fourth-straight for the Sooners.


Big Ten Conference

Gymnast of the Week
Bobby Baker - Illinois
* Finished first in the all-around competition with a score of 82.700, also finished first on the high bar with a score of 14.350 and in the vault with a score of 15.000, a new school record
* Earned five total podium finishes over the weekend including third in the floor, third in the still rings and first in the high bar
* Collects his fifth Big Ten Gymnast of the Week award and the second of the season

Freshman of the Week
Shane Wiskus - Minnesota
* Finished first in the floor exercise with a score of 14.700 to match his season high, also placed first in the vault with a score of 14.600 in a Big Ten dual against Penn State
* Placed on the podium in three of the five events he competed in, including second in the parallel bars with a score of 13.650
* Earns his fifth Big Ten Freshman of the Week award


ECAC/EIGL

Gymnast of the Week
Chris Graff – Springfield
Senior Chris Graff earns Springfield its second consecutive gymnast of the week award. Graff won the all-around competion in a tri-meet against fellow ECAC opponents Army and William & Mary. He finisher third on rings with a 13.6, fourth on pommel horse with a 12.6 and sixth on the parallel bars with a 13.3. To finish out his all-around he scored a 12.3 on floor, 13.8 on vault and 11.2 on the high bar. The scores added up to his winning score of 77.7

Specialist of the Week
David Allen – William & Mary
David Allen competed in one lone event for the Tribe as they competed against Army and Springfield. Allen took to competition in his specialty and did not hesitate to win the event. He scored a 12.1 to help the team and win the event for himself.

Rookie of the Week
Cutter Fugett – William & Mary
Freshman Cutter Fugett helped the Tribe this weekend as they looked to score well against fellow ECAC opponents Army and Springfield. Fugett scored a 13.4 on vault and 11.3 on the high bar. To finish out his competition he placed second for his floor routine scoring a 13.45.


Mountain Pacific Sports Federation

Gymnast of the Week
Levi Anderson - Oklahoma
Oklahoma junior Levi Anderson (Houston, TX) posted the second-highest all-around in the country with a career-high 86.100, as the Sooners accumulated the highest overall team score in the country for the third-straight week (429.550). Anderson leaped into a first-place tie in the NCAA’s all-around average on the heels of his performance. He finished in the top-five in each of his events, which included career-highs on still rings (13.900) and parallel bars (14.250). Anderson also posted scores of 14.850 on high bar, 14.800 on vault, 14.400 on floor, and 13.900 on pommel horse. This is Anderson’s first career MPSF weekly award, and the fourth-straight for the Sooners.