Western Michigan Sweeps Player of the Week Honors

Updated 1/9/2006

Jan. 9, 2006

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MAC Gymnast of the Week

Cherisse Marier
Western Michigan
Sr. (Windsor Ontario/ St. Joseph's Catholic)
Marier earned a high score on vault for a first-place finish with a score of 9.725 on Jan. 8. Marier also took top honors on floor with a score of 9.825 and in the all-around (38.825). Marier helped the Broncos to their first win over UIC in two seasons.

MAC Specialist of the Week
Heather Carroll
Western Michigan
So.(Hastings, Mich./Hasting)
Carroll competed in her first collegiate meet and finished first on beam with a top score of 9.725 and second in the all-around with a score of 38.250. Carroll was a red-shirt freshman due to an injury in 2005.

Other Gymnast Nominations:

Kelly Watson
Ball State
Jr. (Ravenna, Mich/ Allendale)
Watson led the way for the Cardinals on Saturday versus Ohio State by winning the floor exercise and finishing second in the all-around competition. Watson scored a 9.575 to take the top prize on the floor and a 37.425 in the all-around.