Pac-12 Networks' Samantha Peszek chats with MyKayla Skinner after Session 2 of the NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships in St. Louis on Friday night.
After recording an undefeated season and winning the inaugural Pac-12 Regular Season Championship, the Utah gymnastics team garnered two Pac-12 awards and landed eight gymnasts on the All-Pac-12 Gymnastics team. The phenomenal run led Tom Farden to be named the Pac-12 Coach of the Year, while senior Kim Tessen was named the Pac-12 Specialist of the Year for her season-long efforts.
Kim Tessen, who headlined Utah's first undefeated regular season since 1993, is the Pac-12 Women's Gymnastics Specialist of the Year.
After guiding the Red Rocks to the inaugural Pac-12 regular-season title, Tom Farden is the Pac-12 Coach of the Year.
Five Ute gymnasts have been named regular season All-Americans by the Women's Collegiate Gymnastics Association (WCGA).
Freshman Abby Paulson scored the first 10.0 of the season for Utah and the first on beam since 2008 (Ashley Postell) as the Red Rocks went into Pauley Pavilion and beat UCLA.