IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa sophomore Lauren Guerin was named first team All-Big Ten, the conference announced Thursday.
The Big Ten named junior Erin Castle the Iowa Big Ten Sportsmanship honoree.
Guerin is one of 16 student athletes to be named to the first and is the first Hawkeye to earn the recognition since Mollie Drenth and Angel Metcalf in 2017.
Guerin, an Austin, Texas, native finished the season with a 9.920 national qualifying score (NQS) and recorded nine consecutive 9.850 or better scores this season. She set a career high 9.950 at Maryland (Jan. 19) to tie the third best floor score in program history and then matched it two additional times at Penn State (Jan. 25) and against West Virginia (March 8).
Castle broke two career bests during her junior season, scoring a 9.850 on uneven bars and a 9.800 on balance beam against West Virginia (March 8). The Boone, Iowa, native competed as an all-around competitor at the Big Five Meet (Feb. 21), earning a 39.100.
The complete list of 2020 Big Ten awards can be found here.