Pac-12 Women's Gymnastics Weekly Awards - March 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.