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Tratz Receives Pac-12 Coaches Choice Award

Mar 16, 2021
Pauline Tratz

Senior Pauline Tratz has received her first-ever Pac-12 weekly award, earning the Pac-12 Coaches Choice Award for the week ending Mar. 14.

The Karlsruhe, Germany native earned Top 2 finishes on each event she competed in the Bruins' regular season finale, tying for first place on floor exercise with a 9.925 and scoring a season-high 9.875 as the leadoff vaulter to tie for second place. Tratz also performed an exhibition routine on balance beam for the first time in her career. She hit her routine and has hit every single routine she has done in competition this season. Tratz is averaging 9.864 on floor exercise, with four 9.9 scores in her last five meets, and 9.816 on vault. She also competed twice on uneven bars this season, hitting both routines in pressure situations, with a high of 9.775.

The Bruins will compete in the second session of the Pac-12 Championships on Saturday, Mar. 20 at 7pm MT.

2021 Pac-12 Gymnast of the Week
Jan. 18: Maile O'Keefe, Utah; Jan. 27: Hannah Scharf, Arizona State; Feb. 2: Maile O'Keefe, Utah; Feb. 9: Maile O'Keefe, Utah; Feb. 16: Nevaeh DeSouza, California; Feb. 23: Kyana George, California; Mar. 2: Margzetta Frazier, UCLA; Mar. 9: Maile O'Keefe, Utah; Mar. 16: Nevaeh DeSouza, California.

2021 Pac-12 Specialist of the Week
Jan. 18: Sydney Soloski, Utah; Jan. 27: Nia Dennis, UCLA; Feb. 2: Abby Paulson, Utah; Feb. 9: Alexia Burch, Utah; Feb. 16: Amara Cunningham, Washington; Feb. 23: Sydney Soloski, Utah; Mar. 2: Jaedyn Rucker, Utah; Mar. 9: Emi Watterson, California; Mar. 16: Kyana George, California.

2021 Pac-12 Freshman/Newcomer of the Week
Jan. 18: Sarah Clark, Arizona State; Jan. 27: Frida Esparza, UCLA; Feb. 2: Chae Campbell, UCLA; Feb. 9: Sarah Clark, Arizona State; Feb. 16: Andi Li, California; Feb. 23: Chae Campbell, UCLA; Mar. 2: Emily White, Arizona State; Mar. 9: Chae Campbell, UCLA; Mar. 16: Andi Li, California.

2021 Coaches Choice
Jan. 18: Jaedyn Rucker, Utah; Jan. 27: Jada Mangahas, Arizona State; Feb. 2: Alexia Burch, Utah; Feb. 9: Jaedyn Rucker, Utah; Feb. 16: Emily White, Arizona State; Feb. 23: Alexia Burch, Utah; Mar. 2: Sara Ulias, UCLA; Mar. 9: Chloe Widner, Stanford; Mar. 16: Pauline Tratz, UCLA.