Cox Earns Athlete of the Week Honors

Senior Janáe Cox has been named West Virginia University's athlete of the week after playing an vital part in helping the WVU gymnastics team to post its best team score of the season.

In Friday's meet with Michigan State, the Otisco, Ind., native placed in the top three in every competitive event and posted her highest all-around score of the season with 39.375 points. The score helped No. 20 WVU to a 194.875-194.275 win over Michigan State on Feb. 23 at the WVU Coliseum.

The all-around score was Cox's 32nd career score over 39 points, a school record.

Cox took first in the vault (9.85), third in bars (9.8), second in beam (9.85) and second on floor (9.825) as WVU posted its highest score of the season with 194.875 points.

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