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Pac-12 Women's Gymnastics Weekly Awards - Feb. 16, 2021

Feb 16, 2021

Gymnast of the Week: Nevaeh DeSouza, So., CALIFORNIA (Fairfield, Calif.)

• In Cal’s showdown with Arizona State, DeSouza tied for the fifth-highest score nationally in the all-around entering the weekend, with a personal best 39.600.
• Finished individually in second place with matching 9.900 scores on all four events, but took first place in the all-around, her second consecutive all-around win.
• 39.600 all-around also tied Toni Ann-Williams for fifth-best in program history
• Matched her career-best mark on the bars and beam while setting a new personal best on the floor.

Specialist of the Week: Amara Cunningham, Jr., WASHINGTON (Nyack, N.Y.)

• Helped lead the GymDawgs to strong showings in the vault and floor against Oregon State and UCLA.
• Captured her second and third career floor titles, including a 9.925 personal best against the Bruins. Posted a 9.900 on the floor against the Beavers.
• Added a second-place 9.825 on the vault against Oregon State, a team high, and a 9.750 against UCLA.

Freshman/Newcomer of the Week: Andi Li, Fr., CALIFORNIA (Aurora, Ill.)

• Led the Golden Bears to a sweep of the top three spots on the bars title against Arizona State, finishing with a first-place at 9.925, also a career best.
• Her bars score tied for the 13th-best bars routine in the country and fourth-best by a freshman in the nation, matching the top score in the Pac-12.
• Contributed a 9.850 on beam, good for a third-place showing.

Coaches Choice: Emily White, Fr., ARIZONA STATE (Seal Beach, Calif.)

• In Arizona State’s competitive match against California, White tied her career best in all three events she participated in — vault, bars and beam.
• Tied for third with a 9.850 on beam, adding a 9.850 on bars and a 9.825 on vault.
• Scored above 9.800 on all events for the second straight week, and helped lead the Sun Devils to their highest road score since 2003 (196.650). 

ALSO NOMINATED:

Gymnast of the Week: Sarah Clark, Arizona State; Kayla Bird, Oregon State; Margzetta Frazier, UCLA; Geneva Thompson, Washington. 

Specialist of the Week: Anaya Smith, Arizona State; Milan Clausi, California; Lacy Dagen, Oregon State; Frida Esparza, UCLA. 

Freshman/Newcomer of the Week: Sarah Clark, Arizona State; Chae Campbell, UCLA. 

Coaches Choice: Abi Solari, California; Niya Mack, Oregon State; Sekai Wright, UCLA; Skylar Killough-Wilhelm, Washington.

  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
Feb. 16 Nevaeh DeSouza, California Amara Cunningham, Washington Andi Li, California Emily White, Arizona State