Iowa City, IA– 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).