Gymnasts of the Week – March 9-11, 2018


Gymnast of the Week awards are given by conference offices.

Big Ten Conference

Gymnast of the Week
Alec Yoder - Ohio State
* Scored the third-highest all-around score in the nation with a score of 84.100 to help Ohio State knock off No. 2 Stanford in Palo Alto
* Earned three first-place finishes and six top three finishes at the meet
* Collects his third Big Ten Gymnast of the Week award and the second of the season

Freshman of the Week
Bennet Huang - Iowa
* Won the all-around title with a season-high 79.950 in Iowa’s upset over No. 6 Minnesota
* Registered six top-10 finishes, including a second-place finish on pommel horse with a score of 13.650
* Earns his second Big Ten Freshman of the Week award


ECAC/EIGL

Gymnast of the Week
Griffin Antle – William & Mary
Antle had an outstanding meet this weekend competing at home against West Point on Senior day. Antle won both the pommel horse and the parallel bars. He won the pommel horse event with a score of 13.9 a new season high for him. The parallel bars title was won with a score of 13.85, helping the Tribe register a season-high 66.55 in the event. The Senior left the day feeling great after the team put up a season high score of 398.85 to top ECAC rival Army.

Specialist of the Week
David Toussaint – Navy
For a second week in a row Toussaint earns specialist of the week. This week the Midshipmen competed in a tri-meet against Penn State and Arizona State. Toussaint claimed a team-best score and second place finish on the pommel horse with a score of 13.8 which was 0.4 points clear of the next closest competitor. He was also the only Midshipmen to place in the top 10 of the event. Toussaint also competed on vault posting a score of 13.75 and completed a floor exercise with a score of 13.4.

Rookie of the Week
Cutter Fugett – William & Mary
Fugett makes his return to the weekly awards after helping the Tribe to a win over ECAC opponent Army. The freshman helped his team and his upper classman teammates secure the win on Senior Day by setting multiple career highs. He posted a career high of 12.85 on the pommel horse, a 13.25 career mark on the parallel bars and capped it all off with a career high and win at the floor exercise with a score of 14.05.


Mountain Pacific Sports Federation

Gymnast of the Week
Hunter Justus - Oklahoma
Oklahoma senior Hunter Justus (Cypress, TX) won the vault title with an impressive 14.800 in the Sooners’ Senior Night win over No. 13 California (Mar. 10). Justus finished in the top-four on each of his four events, which also included a second-place finish on parallel bars (13.850) and a pair of fourth-place finishes on floor (14.150) and pommel horse (13.450). This is the first career MPSF weekly award for Justus, and the fourth Sooner to earn a recognition this year.