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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 1/9/2024, Last updated: 1/10/2024
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Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota and Ohio State Earn Women's Gymnastics Weekly Honors

Wolverines' Wilson, Spartans' Kellerman, Golden Gophers' Lyden and Buckeyes' Harris claim the first week of award

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Co-Gymnast of the Week

Gabby Wilson, Michigan

Gr. – Ypsilanti, Mich. – Skyline – Masters: Public Policy

  • Competed on bars, beam and floor, posting three 9.900s in her first meet of the season on January 5

  • Placed second on the floor, only .025 points behind first

  • Tied for third on the bean (9.990)

  • Placed fifth in the all-around with a score of 39.45

  • Collects her second career Big Ten Gymnast of the Week honor

  • Last Michigan Gymnast of the Week: Natalie Wojcik (March 8, 2022)

Payton Harris, Ohio State

So. – Franklin Wis. – Franklin

  • Tied for the highest all-around score among Big Ten gymnasts in the opening week with a 39.45

  • Competed on vault and bars, earning a 9.875 on both events to tie for third against No. 3 LSU

  • Was second on the team on beam (9.825) and floor (9.875)

  • Helped the Buckeyes to tie the best season opening score in program history – 196.775

  • Earns her first career Big Ten Event Gymnast of the Week honor

  • Last Ohio State Gymnast of the Week: Alexis Mattern (Feb. 20, 2017)

Event Specialist of the Week

Sage Kellerman, Michigan State

So. – Croswell, Mich. – Croswell-Lexington – Major: Special Education – Learning Disabilities

  • Finished at the top of the podium on vault with a perfect 10.0 at the Super 16 on January 5

  • The 10.0 was the second of the season and first on vault in the NCAA in 2024

  • Her perfect score marks the fourth on vault and fifth overall in program history

  • Competed on bars where she scored a 9.850, leading the Spartans to a third-place finish at the Super 16

  • Collects her first career Big Ten Event Specialist of the Week honor

  • Last Michigan State Event Specialist of the Week: Delaney Harkness (Feb. 15, 2022)

Freshmen of the Week

Jordyn Lyden, Minnesota

Fr. – Stillwater, Minn. – Stillwater Area – Major: Business and Marketing Education

  • Posted 9.825 on the uneven bars in her Gophers debut on January 6

  • Helped the Gophers defeat No. 13 Oregon State, No. 24 Southern Utah and No. 31 BYU to open the season

  • Earns her first career Freshman of the Week award

  • Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Mya Hooten (March 8, 2021) 

2024 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week

Jan. 9                 

G: Gabby Wilson, Gr., MICH

G: Payton Harris, So., OSU

E: Sage Kellerman, So., MSU

F: Jordyn Lyden, MINN