Eggleston Earns Fourth Big Ten Freshman of the Week Honor
Feb. 3, 2014
PARK RIDGE, Ill. – Fighting Illini newcomer Chandler Eggleston garnered his fourth straight Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor for his impressive performance against No. 7 Minnesota and No. 10 Nebraska, the conference office announced Monday.
Eggleston took home the titles on floor and vault as well as fourth on high bar with a score of 14.500.
Eggleston captured his fourth consecutive crown in floor exercise (15.450), and also took the vault title with a score of 15.200. These two first-place finishes put his individual title count at seven for the season.
The award marks Eggleston's fourth Freshman of the Week accolade, and the first Illini men’s gymnast to be honored in four consecutive weeks.
The Orange and Blue will return to action this coming Saturday, Feb. 26, traveling to Iowa City, Iowa to take on the Hawkeyes at 7 p.m. CT.