Stanford’s Price, UCLA’s Peng-Peng Lee and Oregon State’s Yanish Capture Pac-12 Gymnastics Weekly Honors
GYMNAST OF THE WEEK: Elizabeth Price, SR, Stanford (Randallstown, Md.)
• Performed a flawless floor routine and tallied her third perfect 10 of the season and the fourth of her career, competing in her last event on Senior Day against UCLA. The 10 set a Stanford program record for most 10's in a career (4), Price is the first Cardinal to claim two perfect scores on floor.
• Won the floor and vault titles, and captured her seventh all-around title of the year with a career-high 39.825.
• Posted a season-best 9.975 on vault, leading her squad to a season-high 49.105 in the event, and a season-best 196.650 team score against the No. 3 Bruins.
• Currently ranked second in the nation in the all-around, tied for third on floor and bars, and ranked fourth on vault.
• Earns gymnast of the week honors for the third time this season and for the seventh time in her career.
SPECIALIST OF THE WEEK: Christine Peng-Peng Lee, RS SR, UCLA (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
• Scored two 10.0s in the uneven bars and balance beam to help UCLA to a 197.800-196.650 victory over Stanford on Sunday.
• Her perfect 10 on bars was her first of the season in the event, the third of her career, and the first perfect scores for UCLA on uneven bars this season (alongside teammate Kyla Ross).
• Tied Kate Richardson's school record of four career 10s on beam, her third perfect score in the event this season.
• Has earned seven-career perfect 10s, and leads the nation with four perfect marks this season.
• Holds the No.1 spot in the country on balance beam for the second week in a row, and is tied for seventh place on uneven bars.
• Claimed her ninth Pac-12 Specialist of the Week award of her career, beating the all-time record of eight weekly gymnastics specialist honors previously set by Vanessa Zamarripa (UCLA) and Georgia Dabritz (Utah).
FRESHMAN / NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK: Kaitlyn Yanish, FR, Oregon State, (Chandler, Ariz.)
• Helped the Beavers defeat Michigan State 196.800-191.350 last week. With the win, Oregon State concluded its five-meet home slate undefeated, including wins over top 25 teams – No. 23 Stanford, No. 12 Arizona State, No. 24 Arizona and No. 21 BYU.
• Took home a share of the gold in both events she competed in, scoring a career-best 9.850 on vault, and tallying 9.875 on floor.
• Currently ranked #15 in the nation on floor, with an average score of 9.903.
• Earned her first-career Pac-12 weekly honor this week, and the first honor for Oregon State this season.
Gymnast of the Week: ictoria Ortiz, ARIZ; Cairo Leonard-Baker, ASU; Toni-Ann Williams, CAL; McKenna Singley, OSU; Kyla Ross, UCLA; MyKayla Skinner, UTAH; Hailey Burleson, WASH.
Specialist of the Week: Justine Callis, ASU; Alicia Gallarzo, CAL; Destinee Davis, OSU; Zoey Schaefer, WASH.
Freshman / Newcomer of the Week: Kyana George, CAL; Cairo Leonard-Baker, ASU; Pauline Tratz, UCLA.
2018 PAC-12 GYMNASTICS WEEKLY HONORS
Gymnast of the Week
Specialist of the Week
Freshman / Newcomer of the Week
|March 12||Elizabeth Price, STAN||Christine Peng-Peng Lee, UCLA||Kaitlyn Yanish, OSU|
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