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Pac-12 Women's Gymnastics Weekly Awards - Feb. 9, 2021

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