Lauren Bridgens named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

ROSEMONT, Ill. - Lauren Bridgens (Darnestown, Md.) has been named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon. This is the fifth Big Ten Freshman of the Week award for Bridgens.

This past Friday in a quad meet at then-No. 21 BYU, Bridgens recorded the first perfect 10 on the uneven bars in program history en route to the event title and she won the all-around with a 39.375. In addition to her two titles, she tied for seventh on the balance beam (9.825), tied for 11th on the floor exercise (9.775), and tied for 12th on vault (9.775).

With her feat on Friday, Bridgens is one of four gymnasts to tally a perfect 10 on the uneven bars nationally this season. In program history, Bridgens recorded the 10th perfect 10.

Last Updated March 13, 2018