IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa junior Lauren Guerin has been named the Big Ten Specialist of the Week, it was announced Monday by the league office. It is the second honor of Guerin’s career.
The Austin, Texas, native earned the distinction after sharing the floor title in the season-opening meet at No. 11 Minnesota on Jan. 15. Guerin posted a 9.950 to tie a career high. It was the fourth time in her career she has hit the mark.
The Hawkeyes finished the meet with a 196.450, which is the highest team score in a season opener in the Larissa Libby era.
Iowa returns to action Saturday, hosting Ohio State at 7 p.m. (CT) inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The competition will be the team’s annual Pink Meet.