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Pac-12 Women's Gymnastics Weekly Awards - Feb. 23, 2021

Feb 23, 2021

Gymnast of the Week: Kyana George, Sr., CALIFORNIA (McKinney, Texas) 

  • Spearheaded No. 13 California’s win over Oregon State with a career-best performance, posting the fifth-highest all-around score in the nation this season (39.650). 
  • 39.650 all-around mark was the third best in program history. 
  • Earned first-place finishes in the vault (9.925) and beam (9.925), in addition to the all-around performance. Added second place on floor and a third place on bars with 9.900 scores in each event. 
  • Helped lead the Bears to a 197.425 team score, the fourth best in school history. 

Specialist of the Week: Sydney Soloski, Sr., UTAH (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)

  • Executed the meet-winning routine on the floor, keeping the then-No. 3 Red Rocks undefeated in Conference play with a win over then-No. 14 UCLA. 
  • Her 9.925 score led to a second place individual finish, but helped push Utah’s collective score to a new Pac-12 season-high 49.450. 
  • Extended her streak of 9.900+ floor routine scores to five straight meets. 
  • 2020 All-American voted as the Conference Specialist of the Week for the second time in 2021. 

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

  • Led then-No. 14 UCLA against Utah with a first place 39.425 in the all-around event, a new career high. 
  • Posted a first place 9.95 in the floor event, her seventh win this season. 
  • Also added a 9.85 fourth-place finish on the vault, as the Bruins set a new season-high in the event (49.425). 
  • Voted as Freshman/Newcomer of the Week for the second time in 2021. 

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

  • Recorded a second straight 9.975 on vault to lead off the lineup, earning a 9.90+ score and first-place finish on vault for the fourth consecutive meet. 
  • Contributed a 9.825 and a 9.85 on bars and beam, respectively, as Utah edged UCLA. 
  • Second Coaches Choice award of the season; also has one Specialist of the Week award in 2021. 


Gymnast of the Week: Kristina Peterson, Oregon State; Chae Campbell, UCLA; Maile O’Keefe, Utah. 

Specialist of the Week: Maya Green, California; Lacy Dagen, Oregon State; Samantha Sakti, UCLA; Amara Cunningham, Washington. 

Freshman/Newcomer of the Week: Andi Li, California; Sydney Gonzales, Oregon State; Lucy Stanhope, Utah; Katie McNamara, Washington. 

Coaches Choice: Grace Quinn, California; Kayla Bird, Oregon State; Sara Ulias, 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
Feb. 23 Kyana George, California Sydney Soloski, Utah Chae Campbell, UCLA Alexia Burch, Utah