Men's Gymnastics
Leo Oka Named Big Ten Gymnast Of The Week

 
Leo Oka is the Big Ten Gymnast of the Week after the first week of competition.
Leo Oka is the Big Ten Gymnast of the Week after the first week of competition.
 

Jan. 12, 2000

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois men's gymnast Leo Oka earned Big Ten Gymnast of the Week honors after his performance in the Illini's season-opening win at Illinois-Chicago last weekend.

Oka won the all-around with a score of 57.00 defeating teammate and 1998 all-around national champion Travis Romagnoli. Oka also took first on the pommel horse with a score of 9.35 and still rings with a 9.70 mark.

The Fighting Illini will be in action Saturday in Chicago at the Windy City Invitational and open the 2000 home season with a meet against Big Ten foe Michigan State at 7 p.m. in Huff Hall.

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