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MyKayla Skinner and Christine Peng-Peng Lee earn Pac-12 gymnastics weekly honors

Jan 17, 2017

Gymnast and Freshman / Newcomer of the Week: MyKayla Skinner, UTAH  
•For the second week in a row, MyKayla Skinner has been named both the Gymnast and Freshman of the Week in the Pac-12.
• Skinner won every event title and the all-around in Utah's 196.900-194.175 road win at BYU on Friday.
• Her 39.600 in the all-around vs. BYU is tied for the third-best all-around score in the nation so far this year and her 9.95 on floor vs. BYU is tied for the best floor score in the nation.
• Skinner has now won nine out of a possible 10 titles in Utah's first two meets of the season.
• With a No. 5 national ranking and a 2-0 record, Utah is the top-ranked team in the Pac-12 again this week.

Specialist of the Week: Christine Peng-Peng Lee, UCLA
• In UCLA's meet at No. 1 Oklahoma on Sunday, Christine Peng-Peng Lee placed first on uneven bars for the second-straight meet, scoring a season-high 9.925. 
• Lee also earned a 10 from one of the two judges on balance beam and finished with a season-high score of 9.95, placing second. 
• She currently ranks eighth in the nation on bars with an average of 9.9.
• UCLA scored a season-high 196.825 to place second at Oklahoma. The Bruins improved upon last week's season-opening score by over one full point UCLA had season-highs on bars (49.35), beam (49.45, second-highest in the nation this season) and floor (48.95).

Gymnast of the Week: Hailey Burleson, WASH; Nichelle Christopherson, ASU; Rachel Daum, STAN; Kaytianna McMillan, OSU; Sonya Meraz, UCLA; Toni-Ann Williams, CAL.

Specialist of the Week: Madeline Gardiner, OSU; Kaylee Cole, STAN; Beka Conrad, ASU; Joslyn Goings, WASH; Tiffani Lewis, UTAH; Arianna Robinson, CAL.

Freshman / Newcomer of the Week: Kyla Ross, UCLA; Kaylee Cole, STAN; Cassidy Keelen, CAL; Sabrina Gill, OSU; Morgan Hart, ASU.



Gymnast of the Week

Specialist of the Week

Freshman / Newcomer of the Week

Jan. 10

MyKayla Skinner, UTAH

Elizabeth Price, STAN

MyKayla Skinner, UTAH

Jan. 17

MyKayla Skinner, UTAH

Christine Peng-Peng Lee, UCLA

MyKayla Skinner, UTAH