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

Mar 16, 2021

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

  • Led California in two meets against Washington, securing four first-place and four second-place finishes against the Huskies. 
  • Across eight individual events, scored at least a 9.850 and posted three marks of at least 9.900 en route to all-around totals of 39.550 and 39.525.
  • Set a new career-high on the uneven bars (9.925); also added a 9.925 on vault. 
  • Second Pac-12 Gymnast of the Week honor of the 2021 season. 

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

  • Won three of the five events she competed in, including a career-high 9.975 floor performance against the Huskies. 
  • Recorded three scores of at least 9.900, with her 9.975 floor score tying the top mark in program history. 
  • Helped lead the Bears to their third-highest collective score ever (197.600), one week after setting the new record. 
  • First Specialist of the Week honor of the 2021 season. 

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

  • Won her first career all-around title (39.550) against Washington, participating in all four individual events throughout both meets. 
  • Finished in the top-four across all of her performances, including first with a career-high 9.900 on the beam. 
  • Set a new personal best with a 9.950 floor score on Sunday, punctuating California’s 197.600 team score. 
  • Second Freshman of the Week honor of the 2021 season. 

Coaches Choice: Pauline Tratz, Sr., UCLA (Karlsruhe, Germany)

  • Competed in two events against San Jose State, tying for first place on the floor (9.925) and tying for second on the vault (9.875) as the leadoff competitor. 
  • UCLA’s floor score of 49.500 set a new season high, while the Bruins also tied their collective team-high total of 197.100. 
  • Second Coaches Choice selection for UCLA (Sara Ulias) in 2021. 


Gymnast of the Week: Hannah Scharf, Arizona State; Madi Dagen, Oregon State; Chae Campbell, UCLA; Maile O’Keefe, Utah; Skylar Killough-Wilhelm, Washington. 

Specialist of the Week: Caroline Herry, Arizona; Cairo Leonard-Baker, Arizona State; Kristina Peterson, Oregon State; Samantha Sakti, UCLA; Sydney Soloski, Utah; Amara Cunningham, Washington. 

Freshman/Newcomer of the Week: Emily White, Arizona State; Ariana Young, Oregon State; Chae Campbell, UCLA; Lucy Stanhope, Utah; Skylar Killough-Wilhelm, Washington. 

Coaches Choice: Malia Hargrove, Arizona; Anaya Smith, Arizona State; Nina Schank, California; Kayla Bird, Oregon State; Abby Paulson, Utah; Taylor Russen, 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
Mar. 16 Nevaeh DeSouza, California Kyana George, California Andi Li, California Pauline Tratz, UCLA