Pac-12 Women's Gymnastics Weekly Awards - Jan. 24, 2023
Gymnast of the Week: Jade Carey, So., Oregon State (Phoenix, Ariz.)
- The Olympic Gold Medalist earns Gymnast of the Week honors for the second consecutive week after sweeping the podium awards at the Beaver Quad Meet featuring No. 16 OSU, No. 9 Denver, Brown and Sacramento State.
- Captured the all-around title for the second straight meet, matching her career regular season-best of 39.825, which also ties her mark for second-best all-around score in program history.
- Her 39.825 in the all-around is tied for the best score in the nation this season, while her average of 39.642 ranks fourth overall.
- Collected all four event titles at the quad meet, posting a 9.975 on vault, a 9.925 on bars, a 9.950 on beam and a 9.975 on floor.
- Her performance helped the Beavers win their home event with a season-high score of 197.200.
- Has now won 54 individual events titles in her career and 13 all-around titles.
- This is her fifth career Gymnast of the Week honor.
Specialist of the Week: Amara Cunningham, Sr., Washington (Nyack, N.Y.)
- The fifth-year senior matched her career-high on the floor with a 9.950, tying for first in the event in the Huskies' Pac-12 opener at home against No. 6 UCLA.
- The 2021 Pac-12 First Team Floor honoree helped UW to a 49.200 team score on the floor event.
- Finished in third on the vault after posting a 9.875, which was a team-high for the Huskies.
- In 50 career collegiate competitions has a perfect hit rate of 100 in 100 total routines.
- This is her second career Pac-12 Specialist of the Week award after she earned her first on Feb. 16, 2021 during her junior campaign.
Freshman/Newcomer of the Week: Selena Harris, Fr., UCLA (Las Vegas, Nev.)
- Earns award for third straight week after winning the all-around and three individual event titles to help No. 6 UCLA to its first conference win of the season, a dual meet victory at No. 25 Washington (196.900-195.825).
- Posted a 39.725 to take first in the all-around for a second consecutive week, hitting 9.925 or higher on all four events to match her career high.
- The 39.725 in a single meet is tied for fifth-best in the country while her 39.650 average in the all-around is third-highest overall.
- Won the vault with a career-best 9.950, tied a career-high of 9.925 in winning the beam, tied for first on the bars with a 9.925 and tied for third on the floor with a career-high 9.925.
- The freshman has scored a 9.9 or higher on 11 of 12 routines she has competed in to begin her collegiate career.
- In addition to ranking third in the nation in the all-around, Harris ranks tied for sixth in the vault (9.917), sixth in the bars (9.933) and tied for 10th on the floor (9.917).
Coaches Choice: Chloe Lashbrooke, Sr., UCLA (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
- Made her return to the competitive lineup after a long three years due to a shortened Covid season in 2020 and an achilles injury that kept her out of the 2021 season and most of last year.
- Performed full tumbling for the first time in a meet on Jan. 14 with an exhibition performance that earned a 9.875 and earned her a spot in the lineup at No. 25 Washington last weekend.
- Scored a 9.850 on the floor to finish sixth in the event, marking her seventh score of 9.825 or higher on the floor in as many career meets.
- Her performance contributed to No. 6 UCLA knocking off the Huskies on the road in the first dual meet of the season.
2023 Pac-12 Women's Gymnastics Weekly Awards
|Jan. 10||Jordan Chiles, UCLA||Mya Lauzon, CAL||Selena Harris, UCLA||Ella Cesario, CAL|
|Jan. 17||Jade Carey, OSU||Kara Eaker, UTAH||Selena Harris, UCLA||Ira Alexeeva, STAN|
|Jan. 24||Jade Carey, OSU||Amara Cunningham, WASH||Selena Harris, UCLA||Chloe Lashbrooke, UCLA|