March 5, 2015 – Paul Ruggeri of Manlius, N.Y./Team Hilton HHonors (U.S. Olympic Training Center) has been nominated for the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Male Athlete of the Month for February. Fans can vote by clicking here. Voting ends Friday, March 6 at 7 p.m. ET.
Ruggeri took home gold medals in the all-around, vault and high bar events at the 2015 Winter Cup Challenge, held Feb. 19-21 in Las Vegas. Entering the final rotation of the all-around competition with just a .050-point lead, Ruggeri delivered a stellar performance on the parallel bars to win the title with a combined score of 175.250 points.