Acro & Tumbling Athletes of the Week – April 2-8, 2018
Awards are given by NCATA office.

Player of the Week
Ashleigh Pitts - Azusa Pacific
Pitts aided the Cougars to a regular season-concluding win over Converse, participating on five heats that notched a new season-high. The senior helped the open pyramid heat notch a perfect 10, adding two 9.95 scores in compulsory pyramid and five-element acro. Pitts capped her impressive performance with a season-high 9.925 in the aerial pass after scoring a 9.30 out of a 9.60 in the trio pass. The senior averaged a 9.73 over the eight heats she competed in prior to team event.

Specialist of the Week
Kaylee Adams – Baylor
Adams excelled for the Bears, helping the team to a road win over Oregon to conclude the regular season. The junior opened the meet with a 9.95 in five-element acro and a 9.85 in the open pyramid before logging a 9.90 in her six-element pass to conclude the meet.

Freshman of the Week
Breana Clarke – Converse College
Clarke helped the Valkyries notch a season-high 277.44 against Azusa Pacific. The freshman notched a 9.5 or above in eight heats out of 13, including a season-best 9.70 out of a 9.95 start value in the aerial pass. Clarke helped the Valkyries score a 9.65 in five-element acro, seven-element acro, synchronized pyramid and open pyramid, adding a 9.5 in open toss and a meet-high 9.85 in compulsory toss.