Stanford's Liz Tricase Named Pac-10 Gymnast of The Week

Feb. 1, 2005

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WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- Stanford freshman Liz Tricase has been named Pacific-10 Conference Gymnast of the Week for January 25 - February 1, 2005, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Tricase, hailing from Itasca, Ill., captured first place in the vault and uneven bars for the second straight meet, lifting Stanford to a 193.125-192.350 win over No. 14-ranked Oregon State in the Cardinal's home opener at Burnham Pavilion on January 28. The freshman scored a 9.900 on vault, and followed that up with a meet-high 9.950 on the bars. Tricase currently ranks sixth in the nation in both events, averaging a 9.875 on vault and a 9.877 on bars. She also ranks second in the Pac-10 on vault and third on bars.

Tricase also came in second in the all-around with a score of 38.525. Her effort helped Stanford come from behind in the team's home opener to beat Oregon State in front of 1,066 fans.

ALSO NOMINATED: Miho Maeda, CAL; Tasha Schwikert, UCLA; Carly Dockendorf, WASH

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