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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 2/12/2024, Last updated: 2/13/2024
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Michigan, Nebraska, Illinois Claim Men’s Gymnastics Weekly Honors

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference has announced its Men’s Gymnasts of the Week for the week ending February 11, 2024.

Gymnast of the Week

Paul Juda, Michigan

Grad. – Deerfield, Ill. – Buffalo Grove – Major: Master’s in Real Estate Development

•    Won the All-Around in No. 2 Michigan’s win over No. 3 Nebraska

•    Posted an all-around score of 86.200, a career-best and the highest in the country this season

•    Won individual titles in the floor exercise, pommel horse, vault, parallel bars, and high bar

•    Garners his seventh Gymnast of the Week award and second of the season

•    Last Michigan Gymnast of the Week: Paul Juda (Jan. 22, 2024)

Freshman of the Week

Chase Mondi, Nebraska

Lawrence, Kan. – Lawrence – Major: Pre-Health

•    Finished second to Juda with a season-best score of 13.900 in the floor exercise against No. 2 Michigan

•    Earned a sixth-place finish in the vault with a score of 14.600

•    Earns his first Freshman of the Week award 

•    Last Nebraska Freshman of the Week: Travis Wong (March 21, 2022)

Event Specialist of the Week

Brandon Dang, Illinois

San Jose, Calif. – Evergreen Valley – Major: Electrical Engineering

•    Won the pommel horse in No. 5 Illinois’s win over Simpson

•    Score of 14.950 is the fourth-highest score in the even this season

•    Earns his first Event Specialist of the Week award

2024 Big Ten Men’s Gymnasts of the Week

Jan. 8

G: Josh Karnes, PSU

F: Landon Simpson, PSU

S: David Wolma, MICH

Jan. 15

G: Caden Spencer, OSU

F: Garrett Schooley, ILL

S: Javier Alonso, MICH

Jan. 22

G: Paul Juda, MICH

F: Brandon Dang, ILL

S: Fred Richard, MICH

Jan. 29

G: Logan Myers, ILL

F: Brandon Dang, ILL

S: Will Hauke, ILL

Feb. 5

G: Tate Costa, ILL

Co-F: Brandon Dang, IL

Co-F: Zach Snyder, OSU

S: Fred Richard, MICH

Feb. 12

G: Paul Juda, MICH

F: Chase Mondi, NEB

S: Brandon Dang, ILL