Mohini Bhardwaj Repeats As Pac-10 Gymnast Of The Week
Jan. 31, 2001
Walnut Creek, CA - UCLA senior Mohini Bhardwaj (Cincinnati, OH) has been selected as the Pac-10 Gymnast of the Week for January 22-28.
Bhardwaj earns repeat honors after continued record breaking performances. Against No. 2 Alabama, Cal State Fullerton, and Southern Utah on Jan. 28, Bhardwaj posted two perfect 10s on floor exercise and bars en route to the nation leading all-around score of 39.8. Coupled with a 9.9 win on vault and 9.9 second-place showing on beam. Bhardwaj was just 0.2 points away from a perfect competition.
The returning All-American and NCAA bars champion now holds the school record for most career 10s (four), most 10s in a season (four) and ties the school record for most 10s in one meet (two). In addition, Bhardwaj's high scores have placed her on the Top 10 national ranking lists on threeevents. She is No. 1 on floor with an average of 10.0, third on vault (9.881) and sixth on bars(9.906). Her all-around average of 39.642 leads the nation, as does her high score of 39.8.
The Pac-10 Gymnast of the Week honor is Bhardwaj's second in as many weeks this season, and the third of her career.