Price, Glenn and Leonard-Baker earn weekly Pac-12 gymnastics honors
Jan 23, 2018
GYMNAST OF THE WEEK: Elizabeth Price, SR, Stanford
• Earns her first-career Pac-12 honor of the season after recording career bests on balance beam and all-around against Arizona State last week.
• Won every event she participated in, posting 9.950 on beam, vault and uneven bars, 9.925 on floor, and tallying 39.775 in all-around.
• Currently the national leader on bars, floor (tied) and all-around, while ranking third on vault this week.
• Her scores have consistently led the Cardinal squad, highlighted by her perfect performance on the uneven bars in week one, which remains the only 10 score of the 2018 season.
SPECIALIST OF THE WEEK: Grace Glenn, RS-FR, UCLA
• The redshirt freshman tied for first on beam on Saturday with a score of 9.950, helping her team notch a national-best 49.525 in the final rotation.
• The score was also a career-high, who averages 9.808 in the event this season.
• Contributed to UCLA’s third win in a row, keeping the Bruins undefeated with a season-high team score of 197.300 over Arizona (195.750).
• Second Bruin to win the honor for the third-consecutive week.
FRESHMAN / NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK: Cairo Leonard-Baker, Arizona State
• For the second week in a row, Cairo Leonard-Baker is the reigning Pac-12 Freshman/Newcomer of the Week.
• Led ASU to its fourth victory over a ranked opponent, defeating No. 20 Stanford, 196.250-195.650.
• Placed second and posted career-highs in both floor (9.900) and beam (9.875), finishing with an all-around score of 39.450 to take second place in the meet.
• Recorded the highest all-around tally of any freshman in collegiate gymnastics so far this season.
Gymnast of the Week: Maddi Leydin, ARIZ; Cairo Leonard-Baker, ASU; Toni-Ann Williams, CAL; Sabrina Gill, OSU; Katelyn Ohashi, UCLA; MyKayla Skinner, UTAH; Evanni Roberson, UW.
Specialist of the Week: Lauryn Mattson, ARIZ; Katelyn Lentz, ASU; Nina Schank, CAL; Mariana Colussi-Pelaez, OSU; Kyla Bryant, STAN, Sydney Soloski, UTAH.
Freshman / Newcomer of the Week: Nina Schank, CAL; Kaitlyn Yanish, OSU; Lauren Navarro, STAN; Pauline Tratz, UCLA; Sydney Soloski, UTAH.
|Gymnast of the Week||Specialist of the Week||Freshman / Newcomer of the Week|
|Jan. 9||MyKayla Skinner, UTAH||Christine Peng-Peng Lee, UCLA||Kyana George, CAL|
|Jan. 16||MyKayla Skinner, UTAH||Christine Peng-Peng Lee, UCLA||Cairo Leonard-Baker, ASU|
|Jan. 22||Elizabeth Price, STAN||Grace Glenn, UCLA||Cairo Leonard-Baker, ASU|