Stanford's Ishino Named Pac-10 Gymnast of the Week

March 2, 2010

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- STANFORD senior Allyse Ishino and UCLA sophomore Vanessa Zamarripa merited Pac-10 Gymnast of the Week and Special Performance of the Week honors, respectively, for Feb. 22-28, Commissioner Larry Scott announced today. 

Ishino, a senior from Santa Ana, Calif., earned her first-career collegiate all-around (29.425) victory during the Cardinal’s (196.525) quad-meet win over North Carolina (192.975), Eastern Michigan (190.125) and California (188.825). Ishino won the individual title on bars (9.875) and beam (9.825), and recorded a personal best on the floor (9.875) to finish third. She also took third on the vault with a score of 9.85. 

This marks the first-career weekly honor for Ishino and Stanford’s 17th all-time Pac-10 Gymnast of the Week selection. 

Zamarripa, a native of O’Fallon, Ill., recorded her first perfect 10 of the season and fourth of her career with a flawless Yurchenko layout full vault as the third-ranked Bruins (197.25) defeated Cal State Fullerton (191.75) and Utah State (188.7). For the season, she has scored a 9.9 or greater on 18 of her 29 routines across all apparatuses. 

This marks the fifth-career Pac-10 Special Performance honor for Zamarripa and UCLA’s Conference leading 11th all-time selection.

Gymnast of the Week: Sarah Tomczyk, ARIZ; Laura-Ann Chong, OSU; Tauny Frattone, UCLA
Special Performance of the Week: Katie Matusik, ARIZ; Mary Atkinson, ASU; Makayla Stambaugh, OSU; Nicole Pechanec, STAN; Samantha Walior, WASH

Jan. 12 - Elyse Hopfner-Hibbs, UCLA
Jan. 19 - Carly Janiga, STAN
Jan. 26 - Makayla Stambaugh, OSU
Feb. 2 - Mandi Rodriguez, OSU
Feb. 9 - Ashley Morgan, STAN
Feb. 16 - Vanessa Zamarripa, UCLA
Feb. 23 - Vanessa Zamarripa, UCLA
Mar. 2 - Allyse Ishino, STAN

Jan. 12 - Britnie Jones, ARIZ
Jan. 19 - Elyse Hopfner-Hibbs, UCLA
Jan. 26 - Vanessa Zamarripa, UCLA
Feb. 2 - Brittani McCullough, UCLA
Feb. 9 - Becky Colvin, OSU
Feb. 16 - Anna Li, UCLA
Feb. 23 - Mandi Rodriguez, OSU
Mar. 2 - Vanessa Zamarripa, UCLA

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