IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa senior Dylan Ellsworth has been named the NCAA Gymnast of the Week. This is the first NCAA weekly honor for Ellsworth.
Ellsworth helped lead the Hawkeyes to a 404.050-396.550 victory over No. 2 Penn State on March 3 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, earning three event titles, including the top all-around total of 80.350. The senior won his third vault event title this season, sticking his landing for the second straight week. He posted a season-high 14.200 on parallel bars to win his second parallel bars title in as many weeks. Ellsworth also notched a season-high 13.750 to tie for fifth on rings.
The ninth-ranked Hawkeyes host No. 6 Minnesota and No. 11 Air Force at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on March 11 for Senior Day. The meet is scheduled to take place a 1 p.m. (CT).