Hernandez named Big Ten Co-Gymnast of the Week

January 29, 2015

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- After capturing the school record in the pommel horse over the weekend, senior Craig Hernandez (Libertyville, Ill.) has been named the Big Ten Co-Gymnast of the Week, as announced by the conference office Monday afternoon.

Hernandez and the No. 4 Nittany Lions defeated the No. 5 Michigan Wolverines Saturday in front of 2,385 fans inside Rec Hall, 444.700-436.350. In the pommel horse event, Penn State posted a score of 75.000, which is the second-best mark all-time for the Nittany Lions.

Individually, Hernandez captured his second pommel horse title of the 2015 season with his school record score of 15.950. His mark of 15.950 currently leads the NCAA.

Hernandez and the rest of the men's gymnastics team will face-off against Ohio State at Rec Hall on Feb. 6 at 7 p.m.

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Last Updated January 29, 2015