Jami Lanz Named Pac-10 Gymnast of the Week

March 27, 2007

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- OREGON STATE sophomore Jami Lanz has been named Pacific-10 Conference Gymnast of the Week for March 13 - 19 , Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Lanz, a sophomore hailing from Eugene, Ore., had a very dominant and impressive showing in the Beavers' final home meet of the season. Lanz recorded three 9.900+ scores to win the all-around with a career-high score of 39.625. Lanz led the Beavers in their win over Cal State Fullerton 197.100-192.700. This team score was the first score over 197-points since 2003. Her all-around score sky rocketed Lanz up to tied for 10th nationally in the all-around. Lanz's 39.625 is the fifth highest all-around score in school history.

This stellar night started for this 5' 3' gymnast on the vault where she shinned turning in a 9.900 placing second in the event behind teammate Mandi Rodriguez who set a career-high 9.950 on the vault. The Beavers finished the apparatus with a team score of 49.225. On the bars, Lanz recorded her 14th title posting a 9.875 to lead Oregon State to a team score of 49.150.

The third rotation sent the Beavers to the beam, where the team recorded a season-high 49.375. Lanz recorded another victory with a career-high 9.925. In the final rotation, Oregon State took to the floor with confidence scoring a 49.350 on the apparatus. Lanz posted a career-high tying 9.925 to win the event.

With such great confidence, the Beavers head to Tempe, Ariz. for the Pac-10 Championship on Sat., Mar. 31 at Wells Fargo Arena at 5:00 p.m.

Also Nominated: Karin Wurm, ARIZ; Jessica Kelley, CAL; Alex Pintchouk, STAN; Tasha Schwikert, UCLA.

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, Soph., STAN; Feb. 20 - Jami Lanz, Soph., OSU; Feb. 27 - Tasha Smith, Soph., OSU; Mar. 6 - Jordan Schwikert, Jr., UCLA; Mar. 13 - Brittney Morgan, Fr., ARIZ; Mar. 20 - April Boone, Sr., ASU; Mar. 27 - Jami Lanz, Soph., OSU.

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