Faulk Named USAG Gymnast of the Week
April 4, 2012
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Navy senior gymnast Andrew Faulk was named USAG Collegiate Division National Gymnast of the Week, it was announced today. Faulk has now won the award six times this season and 13 times in his career. The award is selected by current head coaches and lifetime Collegiate Gymnastics Association members.
Faulk highlighted Navy's performance at the USAG Collegiate Division Championships last weekend where he was named the meet's outstanding senior and won the all-around title with a score of 84.3. The senior captain also posted three top-five finishes in the meet's individual finals.
The native of San Antonio, Texas, has been one of the nation's top gymnasts this season and for his efforts has been named one of just six finalists for the 2012 Nissen-Emery Award, which is presented annually to the nation's outstanding senior collegiate gymnast. Faulk, who has won all-around titles in six meets this season, is the first Nissen-Emery Award finalist from the Naval Academy since Eric Swanson in 1973.
Faulk and the Midshipmen will be in action at the ECAC Championships on Friday and Saturday in Philadelphia, Pa.