Acro & Tumbling Athletes of the Week – Feb. 3-6, 2018
Awards are given by NCATA office.

Player of the Week
Taylor Galvin – Oregon
Galvin excelled in the Ducks' season opener, competing in 12 heats during Oregon's 267.890-225.305 win over Concordia University Wisconsin. The senior was a member of eight heats that scored above a 9.50, including a 9.675 in the open pass, the team's highest tumbling score. Galvin participated in all three pyramid heats as a base, ushering the Ducks to a 9.80 in the inversion heat, a 9.55 in the synchronized heat and a 9.75 in the open heat.

Specialist of the Week
Kaylee Adams – Baylor
Excelled in acro, pyramid and toss events, averaging a 9.77 over five heats in Baylor's season-opening win over Alderson Broaddus. The junior was a member of three heats that scored a 9.90 for the Bears, earning the total in seven-element acro, inversion pyramid and synchronized pyramid.

Freshman of the Week
Danielle Samuel – Gannon
Samuel competed in four winning heats for the Lady Knights against Concordia. Two of the heats registered scores of 9.5 or higher. In heat one of the pyramid, Samuel helped pound out a score of 9.9 out of a possible 10. In the open pass, Samuel scored a 9.525 out of a possible 9.95 as the solo member in the heat.