McMillan, Lee, Skinner earn final Pac-12 Gymnastics Weekly Awards of 2017
Gymnast of the Week: Kaytianna McMillan, OREGON STATE
- Kaytianna McMillan registered the first 10.0 by an Oregon State gymnast in nine years, when Tasha Smith accomplished the feat on the floor exercise.
- McMillan's 10 on the uneven bars is the first for and OSU gymnast on the bars since Elizabeth Jillson in 2003.
- She went on to win titles on floor (tied career-high, 9.950) and in the all-around with a career-best 39.650. Her all-around score ties as the third-highest all-around mark in OSU history.
- McMillan's efforts on Senior Day also helped lead the Beavers to a season-best score of 197.475 and their third straight team score over 197. It goes down as the fifth-best score in program history.
Specialist of the Week: Christine Peng-Peng Lee, UCLA
- Christine Peng-Peng Lee earned her second perfect 10 of the season on uneven bars to win the event for a team-best seven times.
- Lee has five scores of 9.95 or better on bars and has moved up to No. 2 in the nation on the event.
- Additionally, Lee placed second on balance beam, scoring 9.925. She has six scores of 9.9 or better on beam this season and is averaging 9.933 in her last three meets.
- This marks Lee's third Specialist of the Week honor this season, and the 7th for UCLA. Four different UCLA gymnasts have won the award this season: Lee, Kyla Ross, Katelyn Ohashi, and Hallie Mossett.
Freshman/Newcomer of the Week: MyKayla Skinner, UTAH
- MyKayla Skinner won her sixth Freshman/Newcomer of the Week award this season after placing second in the all-around at No. 7 Georgia with a 39.425.
- Her 39.425 all-around score was the best all-around score by a Pac-12 freshman last week and the third best overall.
- She was also Utah's highest finisher on floor (9.925) and vault (9.875), finishing third on both.
- Skinner remains the nation's No. 2-ranked all-arounder.
Gymnast of the Week: Elizabeth Price, STAN; Kari Lee, UTAH; Madison Cindric, ARIZ; Katelyn Lentz, ASU; Katelyn Ohashi, UCLA.
Specialist of the Week: Nicolette McNair, STAN; Dani Dessaints, OSU; Krysten Howard, ARIZ; Nicolette McNair, STAN; Emily Richardson, CAL; Morgan Wilson, ASU.
Freshman / Newcomer of the Week: Ashley Tai, STAN; Macy Toronjo, UCLA; Jessica Ginn, ASU; Isis Lowrey, OSU; Mariah Peterson, CAL; Heather Swanson, ARIZ.
2017 PAC-12 GYMNASTICS WEEKLY HONORS
|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|
|Jan. 24||MyKayla Skinner, UTAH||Toni-Ann Williams, CAL||MyKayla Skinner, UTAH|
|Jan. 31||MyKayla Skinner, UTAH||Kyla Ross, UCLA||Kyla Ross, UCLA|
|Feb. 7||Madison Kocian, UCLA||Elizabeth Price, STAN||Madison Kocian, UCLA|
|Feb. 14||Kaytianna McMillan, OSU||Christine Peng-Peng Lee, UCLA||Madison Kocian, UCLA|
|Feb. 21||MyKayla Skinner, UTAH||Katelyn Ohashi, UCLA||Kyla Ross, UCLA|
|Feb. 28||MyKayla Skinner, UTAH||Hallie Mossett, UCLA||MyKayla Skinner, UTAH|
|March 7||MyKayla Skinner, UTAH||Katelyn Ohashi, UCLA||MyKayla Skinner, UTAH|
|March 14||Kaytianna McMillan, OSU||Christine Peng-Peng Lee, UCLA||MyKayla Skinner, UTAH|
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