UCLA’s Ohashi, Utah’s Skinner and Isa Take Home first Pac-12 Gymnastics Weekly Awards

 

GYMNAST OF THE WEEK: MyKayla Skinner, Jr., Utah (Gilbert, Ariz.)

  • Led Utah to the third-best opening day score in school history with 197.175 points for a win over Penn State.
  • Skinner’s 39.700 all-around score ranks second in the nation and her 9.95 mark is tied for first in both bars and floor.
  • Had the best opening week scores in Pac-12 in the all-around (39.700), vault (9.95), bars (9.95) and floor (9.95). Has now hit 114-114 career routines.

 

SPECIALIST OF THE WEEK: Katelyn Ohashi, Sr., UCLA (Seattle, Wash)

  • Ohashi led the Bruins to a win over No. 11 Nebraska (197.250-195.700), taking first on balance beam with a 9.900 score and tying for first on floor exercise with a 9.950.
  • Has tallied a first-place finish nine times and a second-place three times on floor exercise in 12-consecutive meets.
  • UCLA’s 197.250 points was the highest season-opening score since 2005. UCLA has outscored 29-straight opponents over its last nine meets and the Bruins have recorded 49+ points in 63-straight rotations.

 

FRESHMAN / NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK: Cristal Isa, Fr., Utah (Henderson, Nev)

  • In her collegiate debut, Isa scored 9.925 points on the bar, coming in second only to teammate MyKayla Skinner.
  • The only freshman to compete for the Utes as they defeated Penn State 197.175- 194.450.
  • Isa also placed fifth on vault with 9.825 points.

 

ALSO NOMINATED:

Gymnast of the Week: Kyla Bryant, Stanford; Cairo Leonard-Baker, Arizona State; Maddi Leydin, University of Arizona; Kyla Ross, UCLA

Specialist of the Week: Christina Berg, University of Arizona; Cristal Isa, Utah; Nina Schank, California; Kaitlyn Szafranski, Arizona State

Freshman of the Week: Norah Flatley, UCLA; Milan Clausi, California; MacKinzie Kane, University of Arizona; Wesley Stephenson, Stanford

 
 
2018 PAC-12 GYMNASTICS WEEKLY HONORS
 
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Jan.7 MyKayla Skinner, Utah Katelyn Ohashi, UCLA Cristal Isa, Utah
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