Women's Gymnasts of the Week – Feb. 5-11, 2018
Gymnast of the Week awards are given by conference offices.

Big Ten Conference

Co-Gymnasts and Freshmen of the Week
Audrey Barber - Maryland
* Recorded podium finishes in all five events, helping Maryland post a season-best score of 196.575 to defeat Brown, William & Mary and Rutgers
* Finished at the top of the podium on bars (9.900), vault (9.875) and in the all-around (39.475), took second on floor (9.850) and third on beam (9.850)
* Posted career-high scores in the all-around, beam, bars and vault
* Earns her first career Gymnast of the Week honor

Lexy Ramler - Minnesota
* Finished first or second on all of her events, including her fifth-straight all-around title, in the Gophers' dual meet win over Illinois
* Claimed the all-around title (39.475), finished first on beam (9.950) and floor (9.825), and placed second on bars (9.875) and vault (9.825)
* Posted a 9.950 on beam, the third-highest beam score in program history, for the second time this season
* Earns her third career Gymnast of the Week honor and her fourth career Freshman of the Week honor

Event Specialist of the Week
Ivy Lu - Minnesota
* Recorded podium finishes in both of her events to help the Gophers defeat Big Ten foe Illinois on Sunday
* Earned a perfect 10 from one judge on bars to claim the event title and finish with a score of 9.975, a mark that tied the Gophers' program record and marked the highest bars score at home
* Posted a 9.850 on beam to claim third place on the event
* Collects her first career Big Ten Event Specialist of the Week honor


Big 12 Conference

Gymnast of the Week
Maddie Karr - Denver
Karr won her fourth all-around title of the season on Saturday with a 39.600. She also captured at least a share of three of the four event titles: vault, beam and floor. Her marks on vault (9.925) and floor (9.925) match her season highs, and her all-around score was only .025 off her season best.

Specialist of the Week
Madeline Johnson - Iowa State
During the San Jose State tri-meet this past weekend, Johnson earned a new career high 9.925 during her incredible bars routine. Her routine led to a first-place finish individually, and was Iowa State's highest scoring individual bars performance this year. She is the first Cyclone to score a 9.925 on bars since the 2014 season.

Newcomer of the Week
Anastasia Webb - Oklahoma
Webb was solid once again in competition, putting up two scores of 9.9 or higher and adding a 9.850 to help OU to its highest score of the season. On bars, Webb contributed a 9.850 to a lineup that posted the highest bar team total this season with a 49.575. She was stellar on beam, scoring a 9.925 to lead OU to a whopping 49.600 on the event. Floor was where she shined this meet, scoring a 9.950 to take home a share of the event title, while also posting a season and career high. Webb now ranks 8th nationally on beam and 23rd on bars.


East Atlantic Gymnastics League

Gymnast of the Week
Cami Drouin-Allaire - George Washington
Senior Cami Drouin-Allaire (Shoreham, New York) from George Washington University earned her second EAGL Gymnast of the Week honor on February 13th after tallying the highest EAGL all-around during Week Six as the Colonials went 1-1 in a tri-meet, behind Denver and ahead of WVU. Drouin-Allaire finished on the podium with a second-place finish on vault (9.900), third-place finish on floor (9.875), and second-place finish with season-high matching 39.400 in the all-around. She also led the team in both events and all-around. She added a 9.800 on bars (tied fifth) and 9.825 on beam (fifth). The biology major and senior co-captain has broken the 39.000 threshold in the all-around five out of the six weeks of competition so far this season. She has scored above a 9.900 on vault three times in 2018.

Specialist of the Week
Nicole O’Leary - New Hampshire
Junior Nicole O’Leary (Newtown, Conn.) of the University of New Hampshire was honored for the first time this season as EAGL Specialist of the Week on February 13th after earning a perfect 9.900 on vault to help lead the Wildcats to a conference win over Towson University. O’Leary’s impressive vault score was a career-high and the highest possible score for her front handspring front pike vault. The 9.900 is tied for the second-highest score on vault in EAGL this season. She won the event and led the UNH vault lineup to their highest score this season (48.975). O’Leary added a score of 9.850 on floor which earned her second place.

Rookie of the Week
Haley Brechwald - Pittsburgh
Freshman Haley Brechwald (Springfield, Va.) collected her fourth overall and second-straight EAGL Rookie of the Week award on February 13th after winning the all-around for the fourth time this season as the Panthers picked up wins against NC State and Texas Women’s University, but finished behind Auburn in a quad meet. Her 39.325 in the all-around was a career-high and was good enough to beat out six other gymnasts. The mark was the seventh-best in program history. Brechwald also finished in a four-way tie for second on bars after tying her season-high, 9.875. She was one of three 9.875 scores by Pitt on bars, en route to the second highest event score in program history. Additionally, Brechwald posted a season-high tying 9.875 on floor to finish fifth overall in the meet and tied for sixth on beam with a season-high 9.825.


Eastern College Athletic Conference – Division I

Gymnast of the Week
Monica Servidio – Temple
Freshman Monica Servidio competed in the all-around for just the second time in 2018. He all-around mark of 38.725 was good enough to win the all-around topping three other opponents. Her scores for the weekend were a 9.725 on vault, 9.75 bars routine, 9.7 balance beam and a career-high floor score of 9.8. The floor score was one of many highlights for the Owls as they scored a 49.05 which is second highest team floor score in program history.

Specialist of the Week
Alex Hartke – Pennsylvania
Senior Alex Hartke had a career day this past weekend. She first competed on the balance beam to garner a score of 9.625. She then went out and crushed her floor routine to score a 9.925 her new career mark and second all-time at Penn. The score helped the Quakers to tie a school record on the event with a 49.3.

Rookie of the Week
Jacey Baldovino – Yale
Baldovino continues her stellar freshman campaign by getting another season high in the all-around of 39.15. The score notched her first place in the all-around at the Don Tonry invitational. She continues to work toward history as her 39.15 is the highest for Yale since 2003 and currently ranks fifth highest all-around in school history. To add on to her achievements, she set a school record on the balance bean with a 9.925 and capturing first place. To round out her all-around competition Baldovino score a 9.7 on vault, 9.75 on bars and 9.775 on floor.

Coaches' Choice
Charlotte Cooperman – Yale
Cooperman led Yale off on beam at the Don Tonry Invitational this past weekend. Her routine earned a score of 9.75. The score was a personal career high and began what would be the highest team beam score in school history (49.05). Cooperman will look to continue to build on her performance this Saturday as the Bulldogs welcome in The College of William & Mary.


Eastern College Athletic Conference – Division II

Gymnast of the Week
Kathleen Aberger – Southern Connecticut State
Aberger had a solid weekend at the Don Tonry Invitational. She helped the Owls to achieve a new season-high team score of 191.825. Aberger posted a score of 9.675 on bars good for sixth and third on floor with 9.725. She high lighted the competition for the Owls by tying a school-record on the beam. She posted a score of 9.85 which was also captured her third place on the event at the invitational.

Specialist of the Week
Kelli Tereshko – Bridgeport
Tereshko, the captain of the Purple Knights nailed her specialty, uneven bars, this past weekend. In a weekend which the Purple Knights competed in back to back meets she did not waiver and posted back to back great scores. On Saturday she garnered a career high of 9.85 and was the team’s top finisher to take home first place on bars at the Don Tonry Invitational. She followed that up Sunday with another first-place finish on the bars with that 9.8.

Rookie of the Week
Jessica Meakim – West Chester
Freshman Jessica Meakim set a career high this past weekend while also capturing first for one of her events. She placed first on vault when the Golden Rams competed at home against Cornell. She posted a career high of 9.8 on vault which took first place. She then posted a 9.8 with her floor routine.

Coaches' Choice
Kylyn Dawkins – Southern Connecticut State
Dawkins posted three solid performances for the Owls at the Don Tonry Invitational. On vault she earned a 9.525, on beam she scored a 9.6 and her floor exercise garnered a 9.625.


Mid American Conference

Gymnast of the Week
Ashley Potts - Northern Illinois
NIU senior captain Ashley Potts tied two career highs over the weekend at Eastern Michigan on floor and at UIC on vault. The Huskie narrowly missed her career high score of 39.350 that she set a few weeks earlier in the season against Central Michigan as she hit a 39.325 at Eastern Michigan. Potts’ weekend included seven scores of 9.800 or better, including three 9.850 scores, three 9.825 scores and a 9.800.

Specialist of the Week
Anna Martucci - Northern Illinois
NIU junior captain Anna Martucci (Clarkston, Mich./Our Lady of the Lakes) earned two wins on floor this weekend at Eastern Michigan (Feb. 9) and UIC (Feb. 11). On Friday, she posted a 9.900 on floor for the third time this season against the Eagles and returned home on Sunday with a first-place score of 9.850.


Midwest Independent Conference

Gymnast of the Week
Mallory Moredock - Texas Woman's
Moredock competed in a competitive quad meet last week that included No. 15 Auburn, Pittsburgh, and North Carolina State. The senior notched a career-high 9.900 on floor in a tie for first place to register her highest score in any event throughout her TWU career and helped the team to a season-high score of 49.175 in the event. Moredock also had a 9.800 on the vault and a 9.625 on the beam to lead the Pioneers to a season-high overall team score of 195.200. This is Moredock's second MIC Gymnast of the Week honor this season.

Performance of the Week
Schyler Jones - Texas Woman's
Jones picked up her second MIC weekly award of the season, including her first MIC Performance of the Week honor. The senior matched a career-high of 9.900 on floor to tie for first place in the quad meet featuring No. 15 Auburn, Pittsburgh, and North Carolina State to help the Pioneers to a season-high mark of 49.175 in the event. Jones also totaled scores of 9.825 on the beam and 9.800 on the vault to guide TWU to a season-high team overall score of 195.200.

Newcomer of the Week
Ashley Albrecht - UIC
Albrecht set season highs on the vault (9.750) and in the all-around (38.775) in the Flames' meet against Northern Illinois Sunday. She was also the team's top scorer on the bars with a 9.750. Her bars and balance beam scores were her second-highest of the season on each apparatus.


Mountain Pacific Sports Federation

Gymnast of the Week
Alexis Brown - UC Davis
UC Davis senior Alexis Brown (Huntington Beach, CA) won the all-around (39.275), tied for third on vault (9.775), tied for second on uneven bars (9.825), tied for fourth on balance beam (9.850) and was second on floor (9.825) in the triangular with Utah State and Sacramento State (Feb. 9). The beam score ties her season-high, while the all-around total sets a new best for 2018. UC Davis scored a 194.525 in the meet to outduel the rival Hornets. This is the ninth career MPSF weekly award for Brown, including her second this year (Jan. 16).

Specialist of the Week
Analise Howard - Air Force
Air Force junior Analise Howard (Westminster, CA) posted a career-best 9.875 to win the balance beam during the dual win over Seattle Pacific (Feb. 10). She improved her overall score by 0.100 points during that performance to win by 0.075, and paced the squad to a season-high 48.900 on that event. Howard also matched her season-high of 9.750 to tie for fifth on the uneven bars, the third-highest score of her career, and helped Air Force to its second-highest total in program history (49.000). The Falcons’ overall 194.275 is the sixth-highest team score since Doug Day’s arrival in 2007. This is the second career MPSF Specialist award for Howard, while the Falcons have now earned five of the six this year.

Freshman of the Week
Kelley Hebert - UC Davis
UC Davis true freshman Kelley Hebert (Dublin, CA) scored a career-high 38.975 in the all-around in a triangular with Utah State and Sacramento State (Feb. 9). She placed second outright on vault with a 9.800 and tied for second on balance beam with a 9.875, setting career-highs in each event. UC Davis scored a 194.525 in the meet, outdueling its MPSF rival Sacramento State. This is the second career MPSF weekly honor for Hebert (Jan. 30).


Mountain Rim Gymnastics Championship

Gymnast of the Week
Shani Remme (39.425) - Boise State
Remme earned the Gymnast of the Week honors after winning the all-around at the Broncos’ tri-meet at San Jose State with a score of 39.425. This was just .075 off her career-high all-around score. Remme was outstanding on floor exercise, scoring a 9.925, tying her career-high mark on the event en route to the meet title and Floor Specialist of the Week. She also scored a 9.825 on her vault, a 9.825 on bars and 9.850 on beam.

Specialists of the Week
Mary Frances Bir (9.925) - Boise State - Vault
Becky Rozsa (9.875) - Southern Utah - Co-Uneven Bars
Shannon Hortman-Evans (9.875) - BYU - Co-Uneven Bars
Ann Stockwell (9.875) - Boise State - Co-Uneven Bars
Karen Gonzalez (9.950) - Southern Utah - Balance Beam
Shani Remme (9.925) - Boise State - Floor Exercise



National Collegiate Gymnastics Association East

Gymnast of the Week
Candis Kowalik - Brockport
Candis Kowalik had a strong showing in the Cornell Big Red Invitational, competing as an all-around gymnast for the first time in her career. The junior had a solid meet in all the events, taking first on the beam, with a score of 9.850. She also placed in a tie for sixth on floor, with a 9.725. On the vault, Kowalik scored a 9.475 and notched a 9.450 on the bars.

Specialist of the Week
Victoria Gery - Ithaca
Gery headlined a historic afternoon for Ithaca Gymnastics this past Saturday, as the Bombers shattered three team records en route to a second-place finish at the Cornell Big Red Invitational. IC smashed program records for team score in the uneven bars and floor exercise, which helped the squad also set a new total team score record with a 191.375 that outpaced both NCAA Division II West Chester and NCGA East rival Brockport at the meet. Gery was a big part of Ithaca achieving these new heights, as she recorded big scores in both the floor exercise and vault, the Bombers’ final two rotations on the afternoon. First, she equaled the program’s floor exercise individual record set by Jessica Bolduc ‘12 a pair of times during the 2012 season. She posted a 9.875 that outpaced all other competitors in the meet. Gery also was quite solid on vault, turning in a personal season-best with a 9.475 in a tie for 13th-place finish.


Pac-12 Conference

Gymnast of the Week
MyKayla Skinner - Utah
* Claimed third Pac-12 Gymnast of the Week honor this season, the 10th of her career, surpassing the Pac-12 record of nine which was previously set by UCLA’s Vanessa Zamarripa (2009-13).
* Won all four events and the all-around in the No. 3 Utes’ 197.075-195.400 victory over No. 17 Arizona State last week. Scored a season-high 9.950 on floor, a 9.925 on bars, 9.900 on vault and beam, and a 39.675 in the all-around to raise her season victory total to 17 and career total to 60.
* Her 16 career all-around wins ranks fourth in Utah school history in the event.
* Currently ranked No. 2 in the nation in the all-around (39.596), tied for fourth on vault (9.917), and tied for the #5 spot in the nation on bars (9.908).

Specialist of the Week
Napualani Hall - UCLA
* Earned first vault title of her career with a career-high-tying 9.950, sticking her laid-out Yurchenko 1.5 for the third-straight meet.
* Led the Bruins to a 197.750-197.225 win over Cal, taking home titles in two events; the most event wins by a Bruin in the meet.
* Recorded a career-high 9.900 on floor exercise in her season debut in the event, tying for first place in the meet.
* Ranked in the top 25 in the nation for the first time this season, placing No. 11 (tie) for her debut performance on floor.

Freshman/Newcomer of the Week
Kyla Bryant - Stanford
* Won first all-around title of her career with a score of 39.400 in No. 25 Stanford’s 195.725-195.025 loss to No. 24 Arizona on Sunday.
* Also finished second on bars (9.825), tied for second on floor (9.850) and tied for fifth on vault (9.850) in the meet.
* Her 9.875 on balance beam, which matched teammates’ Rachael Flam and Lauren Navarro’s efforts, helped the Cardinal post a season-high 49.325 in the event.
* Led Stanford’s squad in scoring on bars, beam, and in the all-around against the Cats.


Southeastern Conference

Gymnast of the Week
Myia Hambrick - LSU
Hambrick won four titles on Friday night to lead LSU to the road win over No. 24 Missouri. She tied her career high on both vault (9.95) and floor (9.975). Hambrick also won the all-around title (39.625) and bars title (9.875) in Columbia. She has owned floor this season with a 9.975 in three consecutive meets and also scored a 9.95 in the three meets prior to that. Hambrick has won all six floor titles this season and ranks as the top performer in the nation with an average of 9.963.

Specialist of the Week
Kennedy Baker - Florida
Baker anchored Florida’s floor exercise lineup with a 10.0 against No. 9 Alabama. It was her third 10.0 floor mark of her career en route to earning her 14th floor title of her career and her second this season. It was the third floor 10.0 in the nation this season and the only one on floor this past weekend.

Freshman of the Week
Alyssa Baumann - Florida
Baumann scored two 9.925s on beam and floor as Florida earned a victory over No. 9 Alabama. Her efforts on the floor exercise helped Florida score a season-best total of 49.625. Baumann has scored a 9.9 or better in half of her beam routines in 2018, and has scored a 9.85 or better in the last five floor routines.


Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (NCGA West)

All-Around
Lisa O’Donnell - UW-Whitewater
O’Donnell won the all-around competition with a score of 37.950 to help the Warhawks post a team score of 188.650 to defeat UW-Stout (184.875) and remain undefeated against WIAC teams this season in a tri-meet at the Harley Davidson Invitational in Milwaukee on Feb. 9. She led the team in two events, including the floor exercise, where she posted a 9.725, her fifth consecutive score at 9.700 or above and good for a tie for second place overall. The team recorded a 48.075 on floor, good for a tie for the 17th-best score in program history. O’Donnell also led the team and tied for second on the uneven bars with a 9.675. She added scores of 9.400 on vault and 9.150 on balance beam to beat out two gymnasts from UW-Stout and one from Division II Lindenwood University (Mo.) in the final all-around standings. O’Donnell’s 37.950 is her third-highest of the season.

Specialist
Alexa Vorderbruggen - Hamline
In a dual meet at UW-Eau Claire on Feb. 7, Vorderbruggen won the floor exercise with a 9.650 and was sixth in the vault (9.500).