February 19, 2018

Melton Awarded with B1G Honors


Feb. 19, 2018

Columbus, Ohio  – Sean Melton is the Big Ten Gymnast of the Week, the Big Ten conference announced Monday afternoon.

Melton tallied the fifth-highest all-around score of the meet at the 2018 Winter Cup with a two-day score of 164.800 to retain his spot on the U.S. national team. He two-day readout of 28.700 on the still rings was the best of the competition and earned him gold in the event. He earned five total top-10 finishes over the weekend including fifth on the floor, tied sixth on parallel bars and sixth in the high bar.

This is Melton’s 10th career Big Ten Gymnast of the Week honor. In addition to Melton being selected to the national team, his teammate Alec Yoder also earned a spot on the national team with a sixth-place all-around finish.