This year in Pac-12 women's gymnastics

By the Pac-12 Conference

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The Pac-12 had a strong year in women's gymnastics with seven of the eight Conference teams being ranked in the top 25 in the nation in the final rankings. UCLA held the highest spot in the Pac-12 with a No. 4 ranking after totaling a 197.100 in the Super Six team finals. UTAH was the other team in the top ten with a No. 9 ranking. STANFORD fell just outside of the top 10 with a 12 ranking. OREGON STATE and ARIZONA were back to back at numbers 16 and 17, respectively. WASHINGTON was 19th and ARIZONA STATE rounded out the top 25 for the Pac-12 with a No. 24 ranking. The Pac-12 earned 20 All-American honors spread among 15 gymnasts and three institutions. UCLA was the lone Pac-12 team to advance to the Super Six with Stanford and Utah falling in the NCAA team finals after advancing from regionals. Nine gymnasts advanced to the individual event finals with Utah's Georgia Dabritz taking the highest finish tying for second on the bars scoring a 9.90.

End of Season Awards

2013 Pac-12 Gymnastics Awards

Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Stephanie McGregor (Oregon State)
Gymnast of the Year: Vanessa Zamarripa (UCLA)
Freshman of the Year: Serena Leong (California)
Specialist of the Year: Amanda Spinner (Stanford)
Coach of the Year: Justin Howell (California)

2013 ALL-AMERICANS
The Pac-12 produced 20 All-Americans for the second year in a row, including 12 first-team All-Americans. UCLA led the Conference with 10, UTAH had eight and STANFORD had two.

ALL-AROUND
Georgia Dabritz, UTAH 1st
Vanessa Zamarrripa, UCLA 2nd

VAULT
Nicole Dayton, STAN 1st
Kaelie Baer, UCLA 1st
Olivia Courtney, UCLA 1st
Lichelle Wong, UCLA 1st
Vanessa Zamarripa, UCLA 1st
Tory Wilson, UTAH 1st

BARS
Georgia Dabritz, UTAH 1st
Nansy Damianova, UTAH 1st
Sophina DeJesus, UCLA 2nd
Hailee Hansen, UTAH 2nd

BEAM
Danusia Francis, UCLA 1st
Breanna Hughes, UTAH 2nd

FLOOR
Olivia Courtney, UCLA 1st
Nansy Damianova, UTAH 1st
Taylor Rice, STAN 2nd
Alyssa Pritchett, UCLA 2nd
Vanessa Zamarripa, UCLA 2nd
Becky Tutka, UTAH 2nd

AAI Award
(Given to the nation's top senior gymnast)
Vanessa Zamarripa

Honda Award Finalist(Honors the nation's top gymnast)
Vanessa Zamarripa

TWITTER
Follow Pac-12 women's gymnastics teams on Twitter for all the latest news!

Arizona: @AZGymnastics
Arizona State: @ASUGymnastics
California: @calwgym
Oregon State: @OregonStateGym
Stanford: @StanfordWGYM
UCLA: @UCLAgymnastics
Utah: @UtahGymnastics
Washington: @UWGymnastics

GYMNASTS IN THE LONDON OLYMPICS
Pac-12 had five gymnasts on Olympic rosters for the 2012 London Olympics. UCLA had three individuals, while Oregon State and Stanford each had one.

Danusia Francis: Great Britian, UCLA, alternate
Anna Li: USA, UCLA, alternate
Peng Peng Lee: Canada, UCLA, honorary captain
Kristina Vaculik: Canada, Stanford
Olivia Vivian: Australia, Oregon State, alternate

 

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