Arizona's Cristello, Utah's Delaney Honored

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Arizona junior Aubree Cristello and Utah freshman Kailah Delaney have been awarded Pac-12 Gymnast of the Week and Pac-12 Special Performance of the Week honors, respectively, for the week of Mar. 12-18, Commissioner Larry Scott announced today.

Junior Aubree Cristello was a major contributor to Arizona's season high score of 196.525 in last week's quad meet. The Glenville, N.Y., native claimed event titles on the vault (9.875), floor (9.925), and all-around (39.475). Cristello's all-around score of 39.475 ranks No. 9 all-time in Arizona history. The junior also made significant contributions on both the bars (9.850) and beam (9.825), placing second and third, respectively.

Utah's Kailah Delaney earns her first weekly honor of her career for her effort against No. 1 Florida last week. The freshman from Yorba Linda, Calif., tied for first on the vault, scoring a 9.900. The win was Delaney's fourth on vault this season, and she is currently ranked No. 9 nationally in the event.

Also Nominated:

Gymnast of the Week: Leslie Mak, OSU; Corrie Lothrop, UTAH; Lauren Rogers, WASH.

Special Performance of the Week: Katie Matusik, ARIZ; Kelsi Blalock, OSU; 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
Mar. 6    Nicole Pechanec, STAN
Mar. 13    Samantha Peszek, UCLA
Mar. 20    Aubree Cristello, ARIZ

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
Mar. 6    Kyndal Robarts, UTAH
Mar. 13    Tauny Frattone, UCLA
Mar. 20    Kailah Delaney, UTAH

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