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Women's Gymnasts of the Week – Feb. 5-7, 2021
Gymnast of the Week awards are given by conference offices. More will be added throughout the week as they become available.

Big Ten Conference
Co-Gymnasts of the Week
Lexy Ramler - Minnesota
  • Claimed her second all-around title (39.575) in as many weeks to highlight the Golden Gophers’ Feb. 6 conference meet at 10th-ranked Iowa
  • Also won the bars title (9.95) and tied for second on the vault (9.925)
  • Has twice received Academic All-Big Ten recognition (2019 and 2020)
  • Earns her 14th career Big Ten Gymnast of the Week award and second this season
Cassidy Rushlow - Penn State
  • Earned her fourth career all-around title and third season with a career-high 39.475 to lead Penn State to a conference win on Feb. 5 at Maryland
  • Added victories on the bars (9.85), beam (9.925) and floor (9.875), posting career highs on the latter two, and placed second on the vault (9.825)
  • Helped the Nittany Lions to a season-high team score (196.000)
  • Receives her first career Big Ten Gymnast of the Week award
Event Specialist of the Week
Lauren Guerin - Iowa
  • Collected a victory on the floor exercise (career high-tying 9.95) to help Iowa rally on the final rotation for a victory over No. 11 Minnesota on Feb. 6
  • Also placed fourth on the vault (9.90)
  • Helped the Hawkeyes to their highest team score since 2004 (196.800), tying for the fourth-highest mark in program history
  • Secures her third career Big Ten Event Specialist of the Week accolade and second this season
Freshman of the Week
Adeline Kenlin - Iowa
  • Recorded third-place finishes on the bars (9.85) and beam (9.875) in Iowa’s come-from-behind victory over 11th-ranked Minnesota on Feb. 6
  • Finished seventh on the vault (9.80), helping the Hawkeyes to a season-high score on the apparatus (49.125)
  • Contributed to Iowa’s best team score in 17 years (196.800) in securing the conference win
  • Collects her second career Freshman of the Week award

Big 12 Conference
Gymnast of the Week
Lynzee Brown - Denver
Brown scored a 39.700 all-around against No. 4 Oklahoma, the third-highest mark in the country this year. She earned titles in the all-around and floor and shared the title on bars. Brown also landed a career high-tying 9.925 on beam. The Kansas City senior’s 9.950 on floor marked a new milestone in her return from a season-ending 2020 injury. Brown was the NCAA co-champion on the floor in 2019. This is Brown’s fifth career recognition as Big 12 Gymnast of the Week, taking the honor once last year and three times in 2019. She was the 2018 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year.

Specialist of the Week
Jenna Dunn - Oklahoma
Dunn earned her first weekly honor from the Big 12 taking Event Specialist of the Week. In her debut in the leadoff spot on beam, Dunn scored a career high 9.925. It helped the Sooners count only scores of 9.90 or higher, while also tallying a nation-best beam score of 49.625. The sophomore is an Oklahoma City native trained at Bart Conner Gymnastics Academy.

Newcomer of the Week
Audrey Davis - Oklahoma
Davis is the Big 12 Newcomer for the second time this season, also claiming the Week 1 recognition. Against Denver she won two titles, topping her fourth consecutive podium on uneven bars with a career-best 9.95. The freshman from Frisco, Texas also stuck a career-high on beam with a title-winning 9.95. Davis contributed to the Sooners’ best vault score of the season, 49.375, scoring a 9.80 on her Yurchenko full.

East Atlantic Gymnastics League
Gymnast of the Week
Chloe Negrete - NC State
Sophomore Chloe Negrete (Frisco, Texas) from N.C. State was voted EAGL Gymnast of the Week on Feb. 9. Negrete set a new career high on floor with a 9.925 and helped the Wolfpack to its sixth-best floor total in program history. She earned the individual title on floor in addition to tying for third on vault. Negrete has now posted at least 9.900 on floor in two consecutive meets.

Specialist of the Week
Camille Vitoff - Towson
Sophomore Camille Vitoff (Phoenix, Ariz.) from Towson was voted EAGL Specialist of the Week on Feb. 9. Vitoff performed her Yurchenko one-and-a-half and earned a 9.800, which tied for third place on the event. Her 9.825 on bars was a career high and good enough for fourth place, helping the Tigers to a season best bars total.

Rookie of the Week
Carina Jordan - NC State
Freshman Carina Jordan (Millbrook, Ala.) from N.C. State was voted EAGL Rookie of the Week on Feb. 9. Jordan earned a career high score on bars with a 9.825, which was the first individual title of her career. She bested her career high on floor, leading off the rotation for N.C. State with a 9.825. Jordan also tied her career best on vault with a 9.750.

Mid American Conference
Gymnast of the Week
Payton Murphy - Western Michigan
Won all-around at Eagle Invitational (vs. Eastern Michigan, Ball State & Kent State) with the second-best score in program history (39.325). Scored 9.9 on the vault for the second-consecutive week, tying career high. Posted a career-best score on the floor (9.875). Matched career-best score on the vault (9.8)

Specialist of the Week
Hannah Demers - Central Michigan
Demers helped CMU capture a victory at Bowling Green, winning bars with a 9.925 and taking second on vault with a 9.825. She currently leads the conference on bars and ranks 12th in the nation.

Midwest Independent Conference
Gymnast and Newcomer of the Week
Madeline Gose - Texas Woman's
Gose captured her first Gymnast of the Week honor and her third Newcomer of the Week award this season after posting a pair of career highs in vault (9.775) and beam (9.825), and narrowly missing her career high with a 9.825 on floor. She captured event titles in both beam and floor - her first two as a Pioneer - while finishing second on vault.

Performance of the Week
Jolie Miller - SEMO
Miller won the individual bars title with a season-high 9.825 as Southeast Missouri women's gymnastics finished second with a team score of 190.925 on Feb 6 in a dual against Illinois State at the Horton Field House. Miller also finished as the runner-up on beam with a career-best 9.750. She has registered four scores of 9.700 or higher in 2021 and has achieved the feat eight times in her career at SEMO.

Mountain Pacific Sports Federation
Gymnast of the Week
Daija Stevenson - Air Force
Air Force junior Daija Stevenson (Atlanta, GA) won the all-around with a career-high 39.125, backed by a share of victories with matching season-bests 9.825 scores on floor and balance beam, as the Falcons placed second at the Centenary tri-meet (Feb. 7)…Stevenson added a pair of fourth-place routines on vault (9.725) and uneven bars (9.750) to help Air Force to its season-best total (192.625)…. This is the fifth career MPSF weekly award for Stevenson, including third-straight as gymnast of the week.

Specialist of the Week
Cam Barber - Air Force
Air Force senior Cam Barber (Rockledge, FL) tied for an event win on uneven bars with a career-high 9.825 score, helping the Falcons to a second-place and season-best 192.625 total at the Centenary tri-meet (Feb. 7). The first-place result was Barber’s first this year. This is the second career MPSF weekly award for Barber, both this year.

Mountain Rim Gymnastics Championship
Gymnast of the Week
Karley McClain, - Southern Utah

Specialists of the Week
Vault - Mikaela Meyer, Utah State
Uneven Bars - Emily Muhlenhaupt, Boise State
Balance Beam - Autumn DeHarde, Utah State
Floor Exercise - Karley McClain, Southern Utah; Maddi Nilson, Boise State; Abbey Miner-Alder, BYU

Pac-12 Conference
Gymnast of the Week
Maile O’Keefe - Utah
  • Recorded a 39.525 all-around score in then-No. 3 Utah’s win over No. 16 Arizona State. She now holds the three highest all-around marks in the Pac-12 this season, to go along with three titles.
  • Tied for first on the floor with a 9.925 and finished second on the vault (9.90) and beam (9.875). Her vault score was a new career-high.
  • Currently ranks No. 2 in the nation on beam, No. 7 in the all-around and No. 23 on floor.
  • Third Pac-12 Women’s Gymnast of the Week honor in 2021.
Specialist of the Week
Alexia Burch - Utah
  • Last week’s Coaches Choice honoree posted a new career-high of 9.975 on vault, with one 10.0 score, to win the event for the Red Rocks.
  • Utah’s collective 49.475 vault score was the second-best total in the nation this season.
  • Also added a 9.85 leadoff score on the beam and a 9.825 on bars.
Freshman/Newcomer of the Week
Sarah Clark - Arizona State
  • Led the Sun Devils to their highest team score since 2006 and 14th-best in program history (197.150) with impressive marks in three events.
  • Completed a personal best 9.875 on floor and tied her career-high of 9.900 on bars, which tied for second in the event.
  • Posted a team-leading 9.850 on beam, tying for third in the event.
Coaches' Choice
Jaedyn Rucker - Utah
  • Posted a career-high 9.90 on floor and tied her personal best with a 9.875 on vault.
  • Has successfully hit on 10-of-10 routines this season, all on leg events, one year after missing her freshman season due to two knee surgeries.
  • Two-time Coaches Choice in 2021 after earning the honor during the opening week of Utah’s season (1/18).

Southeastern Conference
Gymnast of the Week
Alyons Shchennikova - LSU
Shchennikova, a sophomore from Evergreen, Colo., made her all-around debut at No. 22 Auburn and posted a score of 39.525 to place second in the event. Shchennikova is just the 13th gymnast to score a 39.525 or higher this season. She earned her first career vault win with a career-high 9.90 on her Yurchenko 1½. Shchennikova also scored career high on floor (9.925) and beam (9.875).

Specialist of the Week
Derrian Gobourne - Auburn
Gobourne, a junior from Sarasota, Fla., excelled in three events to help the Tigers to a team score of 197.075 against No. 2 LSU, marking the first time since 2019 that the squad broke 197. Gobourne set a career high with a 9.975 on floor to win the event title in the final performance of the meet. She opened with a 9.90 on vault to finish in a tie for first and then added a 9.90 on bars in the anchor slot, helping the Tigers score a 49.450 in the event.

Freshman of the Week
Haleigh Bryant - LSU
Bryant, a freshman from Cornelius, N.C., won her third consecutive all-around title with a 39.550 at No. 22 Auburn. Bryant matched her career high of 9.90 on vault to earn a share of first place and anchored LSU’s floor lineup with a 9.925. She also scored a 9.90 on beam in the fourth spot of the lineup.