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

Mar 9, 2021


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

  • Posted the highest all-around score (39.725) in the Pac-12 this season, leading then-No. 4 Utah to a win over then-No. 23 Oregon State and the conference regular season title. 
  • Earned first or a share of the top spot in four of five categories, scoring at least 9.900 in all four individual events.
  • Recorded a 9.900 on the vault, 9.95 on bars, 9.975 on beam and 9.900 on the floor; she’s the only Pac-12 gymnast to score a 9.975+ on the beam this season. 
  • Fourth Gymnast of the Week accolade of the 2021 season. 


Specialist of the Week: Emi Watterson, Sr., CALIFORNIA (Brisbane, Australia)

  • Earned a perfect 10.000 score on the uneven bars, just the second perfect mark in the event in program history and the fourth overall. 
  • Added a 9.950 first-place mark on the beam, winning both competitions against then-No. 10 UCLA. 
  • Contributed to then-No. 9 California’s program-best 198.050 collective score. 
  • First Specialist of the Week honor of the 2021 season. 


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

  • Won her third all-around title of her freshman season, putting up a career-high 39.625 against then-No. 9 California. 
  • Took first place on vault with a 9.950, her fourth win in the event this season. 
  • Added a personal best 9.875 on uneven bars, a 9.875 on beam and a 9.925 floor score. 
  • Third Freshman of the Week honor of the 2021 season. 


Coaches Choice: Chloe Widner, So., STANFORD (Frisco, Texas)

  • Won the beam (9.850) and vault events (9.875) in a meet against Washington and Boise State. 
  • Took the all-around title with a 39.275 score. 
  • Earned Stanford’s first Conference weekly award of 2021. 


Gymnast of the Week: Hannah Scharf, Arizona State; Nevaeh DeSouza, California; Madi Dagen, Oregon State; Chae Campbell. 

Specialist of the Week: Anaya Smith, Arizona State; Kaitlyn Yanish, Oregon State; Pauline Tratz, UCLA; Sydney Soloski, Utah; Amara Cunningham, Washington. 

Freshman/Newcomer of the Week: Jessica Castles, Arizona; Jada Mangahas, Arizona State; Andi Li, California; Sydney Gonzales, Oregon State; Alani Sabado, Utah; Skylar Killough-Wilhelm, Washington. 

Coaches Choice: Malia Hargrove, Arizona; Cairo Leonard-Baker, Arizona State; Alma Kuc, California; Lexie Gonzales, Oregon State; Cristal Isa, Utah; Allie Smith, 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
Mar. 2 Margzetta Frazier, UCLA Jaedyn Rucker, Utah Emily White, Arizona State Sara Ulias, UCLA
Mar. 9 Maile O'Keefe, Utah Emi Watterson, California Chae Campbell, UCLA Chloe Widner, Stanford