UCLA’s Ross, Cal’s Watterson and DeSouza secure the Pac-12 gymnasts of the week awards

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GYMNAST OF THE WEEK: Kyla Ross, Sr., UCLA (Aliso Viejo, Calif.)
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Won the all-around with a score of 39.750, assisting her team to a tri-meet road victory at BYU.
• Took first place in the vault (9.875), beam (9.975) and bars (10).
• Tied for the second-place spot on floor (9.9).
• Scored her NCAA record 11th career 10.0 on bars.

SPECIALIST OF THE WEEK: Emi Watterson, Jr., California (Brisbane, Australia)
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Earned first-place finishes on both bars (9.975) and beam (9.875).
• Posted career-high scores in both of her events.
• Helped her team win their rivalry meet against Stanford with 197.325 points.  

FRESHMAN/NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK: Nevaeh DeSouza, Fr., California (Fairfield, Calif.)
Took third place in the all-around with a score of 39.350 in Cal’s win over Stanford.
• Earned first place on beam (9.875).
• Set career-high scores on vault (9.8), beam (9.875) and floor (9.85).

ALSO NOMINATED:
Gymnast of the Week: Juliette Boyer, Arizona State; Kyana George, California; Madi Dagen, Oregon State; Evanni Roberson, Washington
Specialist of the Week: Maddi Leydin, Arizona; Cairo Leonard-Baker, Arizona State; Maela Lazaro, Oregon State; Gracie Kramer, UCLA; Amara Cunningham, Washington
Freshman/Newcomer of the Week: Juliette Boyer, Arizona State; Samantha Sakti, UCLA

  Gymnast of the Week Specialist of the Week Freshman of the Week
Jan. 7 Kyla Ross, UCLA Samantha Sakti, UCLA Chloe Widner, Stanford
Jan. 14 Kyana George, CAL Kim Tessen, Utah Zaza Brovedani, Arizona
Jan. 22 Kyla Ross, UCLA Emi Watterson, CAL Nevaeh DeSouza, CAL
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