Robarts, Zamarripa Earn Weekly Honors


WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — UCLA junior Vanessa Zamarripa and UTAH senior Kyndal Robarts have been awarded Pac-12 Gymnast of the Week and Pac-12 Special Performance of the Week honors, respectively, for the week of Feb. 20-26, Commissioner Larry Scott announced today.

Junior Vanessa Zamarripa helped lead UCLA to the highest team score in the country this year, scoring a 198.050 against Arizona State. The O'Fallon, Ill., native won the all-around, scoring a team season-high 39.625. Zamarripa also recorded season-high scores of 9.925 scores on the beam and floor, placing first and third, respectively.

Kyndal Robarts had the best performance of her career on vault, scoring a 9.975, including a 10.0 from one judge. The senior from San Marcos, Texas, scored a 9.875 on the beam to tie for first place. Robarts, who has returned after suffering a season-ending knee injury a year ago, also tied for first on the balance beam with her 9.875.

Also Nominated:

Gymnast of the Week: Aubree Cristello, ARIZ; Samantha Seaman, ASU; Leslie Mak, OSU; Rebecca Wing, STAN; McKenzie Fechter, WASH.

Special Performance of the Week: Shana Sangston, ARIZ; Makayla Stambaugh, OSU; Amanda Spinner, STAN; Olivia Courtney, UCLA; Ruby Engreitz, WASH.

2012 Pac-12 Gymnast of the Week
Jan. 10    Samantha Peszek, UCLA
Jan. 17    Leslie Mak, Oregon State
Jan. 24    Samantha Peszek, UCLA
Jan. 31    Ruby Engreitz, Wash
Feb. 7    Corrie Lothrop, Utah
Feb. 14    Leslie Mak, Oregon State
Feb. 21    Makayla Stambaugh, Oregon State
Feb. 28    Vanessa Zamarripa, UCLA

2012 Pac-12 Special Performance of the Week

Jan. 10    Tauny Frattone, UCLA
Jan. 17    Vanessa Zamarripa, UCLA
Jan. 24    Leslie Mak, Oregon State
Jan. 31    Cortni Beers, Utah
Feb. 7    Vanessa Zamarripa, UCLA
Feb. 14    Melanie Jones, Oregon State
Feb. 21    Leslie Mak, Oregon State
Feb. 28    Kyndal Robarts, Utah

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