This Week in Pac-10 Women's Gymnastics
Jan. 30, 2007
Competition is heating up in the Pac-10. No. 16 ARIZONA upset No. 13 OREGON STATE this week in Pac-10 gymnastics action. No. 6 UCLA had a nail-biting victory over ARIZONA STATE , and No. 4 STANFORD took care of business against WASHINGTON. CALIFORNIA which had a week off to rest and giving them time to prepare for Pac-10 and cross-town rival STANFORD. The Pac-10 has five teams in the Top 25 this week with STANFORD leading the way ranked No. 5, but closely trailed by No. 7 UCLA, with Arizona, Oregon State, and Arizona State ranked No. 15, 16, and 17 respectively. The action is heating up, so make sure not to miss any match.
THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE
Fri., Feb. 2
ARIZONA vs. Minnesota, 7:30 p.m.
ARIZONA STATE at OREGON STATE, 7:00 p.m.
Sun,. Feb. 4
CALIFORNIA vs. STANFORD, 2:00 p.m.
PAC-10 GYMNAST OF THE WEEK
STANFORD junior Tabitha Yim has been named Pacific-10 Conference Gymnast of the Week for January 23-29, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.
Yim, a 5'2 junior from Irvine, Calif., recorded three victories this past week to propel No. 4 ranked Stanford over Washington 196.025-193.675 on Fri., Jan. 26 at Bank of America Arena. Competing in her fourth all-around this season, Yim captured her first all-around title posting a score of 39.450, her second highest this season. Helping her all-around score, Yim posted season-best scores on bars (9.950) and floor exercise (9.950), winning both of those events. She finished off the day with a second place finish on vault with a score of 9.825 and a beam score of 9.725.
Stanford is currently ranked fifth in the national standings. The Cardinal will travel across the bay to take on Pac-10 rival California on Sun., Feb. 4 at 2:00 p.m. at Haas Pavilion.
ALSO NOMINATED: Karin Wurm, ARIZ; Mandi Rodriguez, OSU; Jordan Schwikert, UCLA