Pac-12 Women's Gymnastics Weekly Awards - Feb. 9, 2021
Gymnast of the Week: Maile O’Keefe, So., UTAH (Las Vegas, Nev.)
• Recorded a 39.525 all-around score in then-No. 3 Utah’s win over No. 16 Arizona State. She now holds the three highest all-around marks in the Pac-12 this season, to go along with three titles.
• Tied for first on the floor with a 9.925 and finished second on the vault (9.90) and beam (9.875). Her vault score was a new career-high.
• Currently ranks No. 2 in the nation on beam, No. 7 in the all-around and No. 23 on floor.
• Third Pac-12 Women’s Gymnast of the Week honor in 2021.
Specialist of the Week: Alexia Burch, Sr., UTAH (Sparks, Nev.)
• Last week’s Coaches Choice honoree posted a new career-high of 9.975 on vault, with one 10.0 score, to win the event for the Red Rocks.
• Utah’s collective 49.475 vault score was the second-best total in the nation this season.
• Also added a 9.85 leadoff score on the beam and a 9.825 on bars.
Freshman/Newcomer of the Week: Sarah Clark, Fr., ARIZONA STATE (Huntington Beach, Calif.)
• Led the Sun Devils to their highest team score since 2006 and 14th-best in program history (197.150) with impressive marks in three events.
• Completed a personal best 9.875 on floor and tied her career-high of 9.900 on bars, which tied for second in the event.
• Posted a team-leading 9.850 on beam, tying for third in the event.
Coaches Choice: Jaedyn Rucker, So., UTAH (Mesa, Ariz.)
• Posted a career-high 9.90 on floor and tied her personal best with a 9.875 on vault.
• Has successfully hit on 10-of-10 routines this season, all on leg events, one year after missing her freshman season due to two knee surgeries.
• Two-time Coaches Choice in 2021 after earning the honor during the opening week of Utah’s season (1/18).
Gymnast of the Week: Hannah Scharf, Arizona State; Nevaeh DeSouza, California
Specialist of the Week: Juliette Boyer, Arizona State; Emi Watterson, California
Freshman/Newcomer of the Week: Andi Li, California; Lucy Stanhope, Utah
Coaches Choice: Cairo Leonard-Baker, Arizona State; Victoria Salem, California
|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|
|Feb. 9||Maile O'Keefe, Utah||Alexia Burch, Utah||Sarah Clark, Arizona State||Jaedyn Rucker, Utah|