This Week in Pac-10 Women's Gymnastics
Feb. 20, 2007
2007 PACIFIC-10 CONFERENCE WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS
With the season nearing it's half-way mark, Pac-10 competition is still fierce. Rivals ARIZONA STATE and ARIZONA match up this week in Tucson on Fri., Feb. 23, at 7:30 p.m. at the McKale Center. The 15th-ranked OREGON STATE Beavers, fresh off their win over No. 7 UCLA, travel north to Seattle to take on WASHINGTON and Seattle Pacific on Fri., Feb. 23, at 7:00 p.m. at Bank of America Arena. CALIFORNIA will travel down south to Los Angeles to take on No. 6 UCLA, No. 11 Denver and Cal State Fullerton on Sun., Feb. 25 at 2:00 p.m. at Pauley Pavilion. No. 3 STANFORD travels to Lincoln to match up against No. 8 Nebraska on Sun., Feb. 25 at 2:00 p.m.
THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE
Fri., Feb. 23
ARIZONA vs. ARIZONA STATE, 7:30 p.m.
OREGON STATE at WASHINGTON w/ Seattle Pacific, 7:00 p.m
Sun. Feb. 25
CALIFORNIA at UCLA w/ Cal State Fullerton, Denver, 2:00 p.m.
STANFORD at Nebraska, 2:00 p.m.
PAC-10 GYMNAST OF THE WEEK
OREGON STATE sophomore Jami Lanz has been named Pacific-10 Conference Gymnast of the Week for February 13 - 19, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.
Lanz, hailing from Eugene, Ore., etched her name into the record books with the 12th highest all-around total in Oregon State history (39.550). This total was also a career high for Lanz. She has been a model of consistency for the Beavers in her two seasons and this week, she put up a threesome of 9.900s on bars, beam and floor to win three individual titles. Lanz recorded an impressive 9.850 on vault to add to he stellar night. The 9.900 on bars and beam tied personal bests as well. With this remarkable performance, Lanz led the 16th-ranked Beavers to an upset of the 7th-ranked UCLA Bruins 196.650-196.375, marking Oregon State's first victory over the Bruins in ten tries dating back to 2003. The Beavers' score of 196.650 is the 19th highest team score in school history.
Oregon State hits the road to take on Seattle Pacific and Washington on Fri., Feb. 23 at 7:00 p.m. at Bank of America Arena for it's first of three road matches.
Also Nominated: Brittney Morgan, ARIZ; Siobhan Luce, CAL; Carly Janiga, STAN; Ashley Peckett, UCLA; Ashley Houghting, WASH.
Pac-10 Gymnasts of the Week: Jan. 16 - Tasha Schwikert, Jr., UCLA; Jan. 13 - Tasha Schwikert, Jr., UCLA; Jan. 30 - Tabitha Yim, Jr., STAN; Feb. 6 - Carly Janiga, Fr., STAN; Feb. 13 - Nicole Ourada, So., STAN; Feb. 20 - Jami Lanz, Soph., OSU.