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Illinois senior Allison Buckley was named Big Ten Women’s Gymnast of the Week following a record-setting performance at the State of Illinois Classic on Saturday at DeKalb. The conference announced Buckley’s selection, her second such honor this season and four of her career, on Monday.

The Schaumburg native broke her own school record in the all-around with a winning score of 39.550. She also tied the UI balance beam record with a 9.950 and earned a third event title with a career-high-tying 9.925 in floor exercise.

In addition, Buckley placed second in vault to lead meet champion Illinois to its top team score in school history (196.975).

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