Women's Gymnasts of the Week – Jan. 21-27, 2019
Gymnast of the Week awards are given by conference offices.

Big Ten Conference

Co-Gymnast of the Week
Lexy Ramler - Minnesota
Won the all-around competition for the fourth straight week with a total score of 39.625, a top-10 score in the nation and a career-best score that only one other Gopher (Lindsay Mable) has ever achieved
Took first on vault (9.900) and beam (9.950), earned second on floor (9.900) and finished fourth on bars with a 9.875
Earns her seventh Big Ten Gymnast of the Week honor and the third of the season

Co-Gymnast and Freshman of the Week
Natalie Wojcik - Michigan
Matched her career high all-around score of 39.625 to win the all-around for the fourth straight meet
Took home three individual event titles, vault (9.925), bars (9.875) and beam (9.925), giving her 10 individual event titles in four meets
Earns her second Big Ten Gymnast of the Week honor
Earns her fourth Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor

Event Specialist of the Week
Ivy Lu - Minnesota
Took first place on the uneven bars after sticking her double layout dismount and scoring a 9.950
Also tied for second place on balance beam with a score of 9.900
The 2017-18 Academic All-Big Ten honoree collects her fifth career Big Ten Event Specialist of the Week honor and second of the season



Big 12 Conference

Gymnast of the Week
Anastasia Webb - Oklahoma
Webb was awarded Gymnast of the Week after earning two scores of 9.9 or better to lead her to an all-around victory at the Metroplex Challenge. Webb picked up her first career all-around title with a season-high 39.550. The sophomore gymnast also boasted marks of 9.875 on vault, bars and floor and added a score of 9.925 on beam.

Specialist of the Week
Maggie Nichols - Oklahoma
Nichols earned Event Specialist of the Week for her nearly perfect routine on beam. The junior received the event title on beam after scoring a 9.975 and earning a 10.0 from one judge. She also had the second highest score of the meet on bars with a 9.925

Newcomer of the Week
Alexis Vasquez - Denver
Vasquez recorded Newcomer of the Week after earning a new career-high on beam with a score of 9.950. The freshman’s score ties the fifth-best beam score in DU history and is also the highest beam score by a freshman in program history.



East Atlantic Gymnastics League

Gymnast of the Week
Danielle Mulligan - New Hampshire
Senior Danielle Mulligan (Farmingdale, New York) of UNH was honored as EAGL Gymnast of the Week on January 29th after posting a personal-best and first-place all-around of 39.275, which helped the Wildcats defeat Yale and earn the top team score in EAGL so far this season (195.375). She has won all-around in three out of the Wildcats’ four meets so far this season. This is her first year as an all-around competitor. And her score this past weekend is the highest in the league in 2019. Mulligan also won bars (9.900), beam (9.900) and took third on vault (9.725). She added a 9.750 on floor. The senior has earned uneven bar victories in three out of four meets in 2019.

Specialist of the Week
Mikayla Robinson - North Carolina
Junior Mikayla Robinson (Chantilly, Virginia) of UNC was tabbed as EAGL Specialist of the Week on January 29th after setting a career-high of 9.900 on vault in the Tar Heels’ dual meet against NC State. She tied for first on the event with teammate Khazia Hislop. Robinson’s previous career-best on vault was a 9.850 and with her 9.900, she moves to tied for seventh in Carolina’s record books. She added a 9.825 on floor and placed third. Robinson celebrated a first-place finish on vault for the first time in her career and her eighth career top-five finish on floor.

Rookie of the Week
Emerson Hurst - Towson
Freshman Emerson Hurst (St. Augustine, Florida) from Towson earned EAGL Rookie of the Week honors on January 29th after her three-event performance which led the Tigers to a season-high team score and road win against William & Mary. The newcomer is ranked first in the league on balance beam and 24th in the nation with the 14th highest score. In the dual meet, she won the vault title with a 9.775, tied for second on beam with a 9.850, and tied for sixth on floor with a 9.700.



Eastern College Athletic Conference – Division I

Gymnast of the Week
Taylor White – William & Mary
White came in second in the all-around as the Tribe competed against Towson University last weekend. She scored a 38.85 for the all-around just one-tenth of a point from her career-high. She tied her career-high on the beam with a score of 9.8 as well as matching a season high on the uneven bars with a 9.7. White did score a season high on vault with a 9.65 and to round out her all-around score she earned a 9.7 for her floor routine.

Specialist of the Week
India Anderson – Temple
Anderson continued her stellar senior season competing in her specialty event, the floor routine. She set a new career-high for the event as she competed against University of Pennsylvania, Ithaca College and Ursinus College in Temple’s Pink Meet. She earned a score of 9.9 for her floor routine, a score that would be the highest mark for the entire meet.

Rookie of the Week
Samantha Sakti – William & Mary
Sakti earns her second consecutive Rookie of the Week Honors after finishing in the top three of all three events she competed in. She was third on vault with a score of 9.725. She placed second on the beam with a 9.85, which sets a new career-high score. Sakti best finish came when she scored a 9.85 for her floor routine giving her a share of first place.

Coaches' Choice
Alyssa Gardner – Brown
Gardner competed in three events, one of which was an exhibition last weekend. She was not originally schedule to compete for the Brown Bears but was able to pull through for her team. Her exhibition event was the uneven bars where she scored a 9.5. Her other two events came on the floor with a score of 9.45 and vault with a score of 9.7. The 9.7 on vault was a season high for the sophomore.



Eastern College Athletic Conference – Division II

Gymnast of the Week
Hannah Stahlbrodt – Southern Connecticut State
Stahlbrodt put on a record-breaking performance for the Owls last weekend as the competed against University of Brockport and Rhode Island College. She broke a 10-year old program record that was previously owned by Justin Basley. Her mark of 38.675 is the new bench mark for Southern Connecticut gymnasts. Stahlbrodt won the uneven bars with a 9.65 and the floor exercise with a 9.825, which was also the highest score of the meet. She finished second in the balance beam with a 9.7 and to round out her record-breaking day score a 9.5 on vault.

Specialist of the Week
Sarah Boyd – West Chester
Boyd competed in both the balance beam and floor exercise for the Golden Rams last weekend. Her floor routine scored a 9.625, a mark that would place her in fourth. Boyd’s beam routine was her best scoring a 9.75 and taking first place in the event.

Rookie of the Week
Crystal Gwinn – Bridgeport
Gwinn had a terrific meat for the Purple Knights as they competed in a quad meet at Brown University. She competed in just two events but set new personal records in both. Her first event was vault where she scored a 9.85. Her second event was the floor exercise scoring a 9.875. In both events Gwinn was shown on 9.9 as she impressed the judges at the meet.

Coaches' Choice
Brieanna Zine – Bridgeport
Zine competed in just one event, the vault, for the Purple Knights. The senior captain debuted her 10.0 start value vault. She would go on to score a 9.7 for the team.



Mid American Conference

Gymnast of the Week
Denelle Pedrick - Central Michigan
With another dominating performance across the board, Denelle Pedrick continues to place as a top performer for All-Around Competition, this week taking first amongst the rest of the competition. Danielle's All-Around first place score of 39.1 includes a breakdown of Vault: 9.725 (Fourth), Uneven Bars: 9.800 (First), Balance Beam: 9.775 (Third), and Floor Exercise 9.800 (First). With these four excellent scores, Denelle led the way for the Chippewas in a 193.675 to 192.700 victory over the Western Michigan Broncos. With Denelle Pedrick’s 39.1 All-Around score, that would make her the leader in MAC competition for the week with the next closest scores coming from Western Michigan and Eastern Michigan, both with 38.925 from their respective gymnasts.

Specialist of the Week
Anna Martucci - Northern Illinois
Anna Martucci led the NIU floor squad to a record breaking performance Sunday in a triangular meet at the NIU Convocation Center. Martucci scored a season-high 9.925, tying for the fourth-highest score in school history, to win the floor exercise in the tri-meet. Her score helped NIU to a team floor score of 49.375, breaking the school record of 49.350 set at the 2018 MAC Championships. The 9.925 is also the highest score posted by any Huskie gymnast in 2019. Martucci is now averaging a 9.869 on floor exercise on the year.



Midwest Independent Conference

Gymnast of the Week
Mikailla Northern - UIC
Northern set or tied four season highs in UIC's win over two MAC foes, Northern Illinois and Bowling Green. She took second on bars in the final, pressure-packed rotation with a season high 9.850 that included a 9.900 from one judge. Her vault (9.775) and floor (9.850) routines matched her season bests, and she set a new all-around high of 39.225, which matched the best all-around score in the MIC this season. Northern also received a 9.900 from Judge 1 on floor. The award is the first of the season for Northern, and the ninth of her career.

Performance of the Week
Toni Alicke - UIC
Alicke set a career high on the parallel bars in UIC's win. She scored 9.900 (receiving that score from each judge) to lead the Flames to a season high 49.100 on bars. Not only did she set a career high, but she did so at the same time that the host Huskies were competing on floor and setting their own school record with multiple 9.9's. In the hostile atmosphere, Alicke nailed her routine and the Flames held off NIU with a season high team score of 195.250. Alicke wins the weekly performance award for the first time, and becomes the third Flame in a row to earn the distinction.




Mountain Pacific Sports Federation

Gymnast of the Week
Sophia Hyderally - Alaska-Anchorage
Hyderally (Daphne, AL) had the top Seawolf score on five of her six events to lead a 191.425 at the SJSU quad (Jan. 25) and a second-place 193.125 at the UC Davis tri-meet (Jan. 27). She scored 9.85 on floor at SJSU, helping UAA to its second-best total in program history (48.975). Hyderally then posted 9.675 on bars and an MPSF season-best 9.90 on beam at UCD, tying the eighth-best score alltime in the conference and second-best in UAA history. She helped UAA beat Sacramento State for the first time since 1992, a span of 33 regular season meetings. This is the first career MPSF weekly award for Hyderally.

Specialist of the Week
Mariana Murphy - Air Force
Murphy (Phoenix, AZ) recorded a first-place uneven bars routine in a road quad meet against San Jose State, Alaska-Anchorage and Seattle Pacific (Jan. 25). Murphy’s 9.800 on bars helped Air Force to its first winning total of 2019 and season-high 193.775. She added another 9.800 on the balance beam to tie for third-place. This is the second career MPSF weekly award for Murphy, first as a specialist.
Freshman of the Week
Shaye Mathias - Sacramento State
Mathias (Golden, CO) set or tied personal bests in three of the four events, competing in her first collegiate all-around. Mathias totaled 38.250 to place third all-around in the meet against UC Davis and Alaska Anchorage (Jan. 27). Her career-high scores included 9.750 on beam, 9.650 on floor, and 9.625 on vault. This is the first career MPSF honor for Mathias.



Mountain Rim Gymnastics Championship

Gymnast of the Week
Shani Remme - Boise State
Shani Remme captured three MRGC awards, named Gymnast of the Week for the second time in three weeks with a 39.500 in the all-around. For the third-straight week, Remme was also named co-Beam Specialist of the Week after she scored a 9.900 on the apparatus. Finally, she garnered Floor Specialist of the Week with her 9.925.

Specialists of the Week
Sarah Means - Boise State - Vault
Shannon Evans - BYU - Co-Uneven Bars
Courtney McGregor - Boise State - Co-Uneven Bars
Autumn DeHarde - Utah State - Co-Balance Beam
Shani Remme - Boise State - Co-Balance Beam
Shani Remme - Boise State - Floor Exercise



National Collegiate Gymnastics Association East

Gymnast of the Week
Jess Clemens - Springfield
Jess Clemens, a senior for Springfield College, had an impressive meet to lead the Pride to a season-high team score of 186.500 in a dual meet versus West Chester this past weekend. Clemens most impressive score of the day was a 9.525 on vault, which placed her fourth overall, before moving to the uneven bars, where she posted a mark of 9.475, the Pride’s best score of the day. On the beam, Clemens notched a 9.350, before wrapping up the day on the floor, where she score a 9.350. Overall, Clemens took first in the all-around competition with a 37.700.

Specialist of the Week
Candis Kowalik - Brockport
Kowalik had strong performances in this weekend’s meet at Southern Connecticut State, where the team grabbed second place with a team score of 188.850. The senior competed in three events for the Golden Eagles, bringing home a second-place finish on the floor with a mark of 9.750, a third-place finish on the beam with a score of 9.650, and a fourth place finish on the vault, producing a score of 9.525.



Pac-12 Conference

Gymnast of the Week
MyKayla Skinner - Utah
Won the all-around (39.600 points), bars (9.95 points) and beam (9.925 points) to help the Utes stay undefeated on the road.
Has won every all-around and bar competition this season.
Moved into fourth place on Utah’s career wins list with 91.

Specialist of the Week
Katelyn Ohashi - UCLA
Scored 9.975 points, which won both the beam and floor.
Averages 9.950 points on beam and 9.969 points on floor.
The Bruins took first place in four out of the five events on Saturday.

Freshman/Newcomer of the Week
Milan Clausi - California
Scored a career-high 9.90 points on vault and 9.775 points on floor.
Finished in the top five on vault (first) and floor (fourth).
Captured her third event title this year, her second on vault.



Southeastern Conference

Gymnast of the Week
Trinity Thomas - Florida
Florida’s Trinity Thomas, a freshman from York, Pa., won four events in the win over No. 17 Kentucky. Thomas won the all-around with a score of 39.700, the nation’s top score last week and tied for second overall for the 2019 season. She also won bars (9.975) and beam (9.925) as well as a share of the floor (9.925). Thomas took second on vault with a score of 9.875.

Specialist of the Week
Megan Skaggs - Florida
Florida’s Megan Skaggs, a sophomore from Marietta, Ga., tied for second place on bars with a 9.950 in the win over No. 17 Kentucky. She also tied for third on beam with a 9.875.

Freshman of the Week
Derrian Gobourne - Auburn
Auburn’s Derrian Gobourne, a freshman from Sarasota, Fla., placed first in the all-around with a score of 39.375 to help lead Auburn to a season-high 196.775 over No. 6 Georgia. It was the third consecutive win over a top-10 program for the Tigers, who are now 4-0 for the first time in program history. Gobourne also won the individual title on floor with a 9.950, and she finished with a 9.800 or higher on vault, bars and beam.



Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (NCGA West)

All-Around
Samantha Ardy - Gustvus Adolphus
Ardy led the Golden Gusties in a double meet week. In a dual against Winona State University (Minn.) on Jan. 22, she placed first on two events. She won the uneven bars with a then season high 9.350 and won the balance beam with a season-high score of 9.125. She helped Gustavus edge out Winona State for a dual-meet victory. On Jan. 26, in a triangular against UW-Whitewater and Winona State, Ardy led the Gusties winning the all-around competition with a career high 37.425. Ardy placed seventh on vault with a 9.225, second on the uneven bars with a 9.425, fifth on the balance beam with a 9.425, and eighth on the floor exercise with a 9.350. Her uneven bars, balance beam, and floor exercise scores are all season-highs. Ardy's effort helped the Gusties to the highest team total of the week.

Specialist
Amanda Malo - Gustavus Adolphus
Malo was a huge contributor to the Golden Gusties during a double meet week. In a dual meet against Winona State University (Minn.) on Jan. 22, Malo helped lead the Gusties to victory. She won floor exercise (9.400), placed second on the uneven bars (9.250) and placed second on the balance beam (9.025). At the UW-Whitewater Triangular on Jan. 26, she posted a season-high score to claim her first victory on the uneven bars. Additionally, she placed sixth on vault with a team high 9.250, and sixth on the floor exercise with a team-high 9.450. Malo's efforts helped the Gusties to their highest team score of the week.