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Pac-12 Women's Gymnastics Weekly Awards - Feb. 2, 2021

Feb 2, 2021

Gymnast of the Week: Maile O’Keefe, So., Utah (Las Vegas, Nev.)

• Recorded event wins on the beam and all-around in then-No. 4 Utah’s victory over Washington. The Red Rocks’ collective score of 197.475 was the nation’s second-best of the season. 

• Posted the first 10.000 beam score in the nation so far this season; has four first-place finishes in four meets in the event so far in 2021. 

• Currently ranks No. 5 overall in the all-around after putting up a 39.525 score against the Huskies. 

• Second consecutive Pac-12 Women’s Gymnast of the Week honor; also a two-time Pac-12 Freshman of the Week in 2020.

Specialist of the Week: Abby Paulson, So., Utah (Anoka, Minn.)

• Established new seasons-highs in every event she competed in — bars (9.85), beam (9.95) and floor (9.90). 

• Earned a 10.000 from one judge on the beam; finished second only to teammate Maile O’Keefe’s perfect score. 

• Bars and floor scores helped the Red Rocks achieve new season-highs in each event. 

Freshman/Newcomer of the Week: Chae Campbell, Fr., UCLA (Carrollton, Texas)

• Took first place in two events, scoring a career-high 39.425 in the all-around and a career-high 9.900 on the vault against the Wildcats. 

• Also added two more career-highs on beam (9.925) and bars (9.750). 

• UCLA achieved a season-high team total of 196.750 and moved to 2-0 on the season. 

Coaches Choice: Alexia Burch, Sr., Utah (Sparks, Nev.)

• Clinched her second consecutive vault title in then-No. 4 Utah’s win over Washington, achieving a season-high 9.925 score. 

• Also added a season-high 9.90 beam score after the leadoff fell, kicking off a run of Utah performances that culminated in the second-highest beam score in the country (49.575). 

• Posted a 9.775 score on bars against the Huskies, an event she added for her senior year. 


Gymnast of the Week: Hannah Scharf, Arizona State; Kyana George, California; Kaitlyn Yanish, Oregon State; Chae Campbell, UCLA

Specialist of the Week: Elena Deets, Arizona; Anaya Smith, Arizona State; Milan Clausi, California; Madi Dagen, Oregon State; Samantha Sakti, UCLA

Freshman/Newcomer of the Week: Jessica Castles, Arizona; Sarah Clark, Arizona State; Sydney Gonzales, Oregon State; Lucy Stanhope, Utah

Coaches Choice: Malia Hargrove, Arizona; Cairo Leonard-Baker, Arizona State; Natalie Sadighi, California; Margzetta Frazier, UCLA

  Gymnast of the Week Specialist of the Week Freshman of the Week Coaches Choice
Jan. 18 Maile O'Keefe, Utah Sydney Soloski, Utah Sarah Clark, Arizona State Jaedyn Rucker, Utah
Jan. 26 Hannah Scharf, Arizona State Nia Dennis, UCLA Frida Esparza, UCLA Jada Mangahas, Arizona State
Feb. 2 Maile O'Keefe, Utah Abby Paulson, Utah Chae Campbell, UCLA Alexia Burch, Utah