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National Collegiate Gymnastics Association

West Gymnasts of the Week

**selected by the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference**

January 14, 2020

All-Around Gymnast of the Week

Blaise Wilson (UW-Whitewater| Junior | Thornton, Colo.)

Wilson won the all-around competition to help the Warhawks to a season-opening 185.825-180.850 victory at Hamline University (Minn.) on Jan. 10. She registered a score 36.800 and placed among the top 10 in all four events, including the top five in two. Wilson recorded a 9.300 to finish second on the uneven bars, then tied for eighth on vault with a 9.225. She tied for fifth on floor exercise with a 9.400, and wrapped up her meet with an 8.875 on balance beam, good for 10th overall. Wilson’s performance helped UW-Whitewater record the highest team score of any WIAC team so far in 2020.

 

Specialist of the Week

Acacia Fossum (UW- Whitewater|Senior | Gladstone, N.D.)

Fossum won a pair of events and tied for fifth in another to help the Warhawks to a season-opening 185.825-180.850 win at Hamline University (Minn.) on Jan. 10. She claimed the uneven bars by a full tenth of a point with a 9.400, and finished first on balance beam by a tenth with her 9.625, five hundredths of a point shy of her career best. Fossum also tied for fifth on floor exercise with a 9.400. Her performance helped UW-Whitewater record the highest team score of any WIAC team so far in 2020.

 

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Previous Gymnasts of the Week

January 8, 2019

All Around Gymnast of the Week- Emily Gilot (UW-Oshkosh)

Specialist of the Week- Meghan Webb (Hamline)

January 15, 2019

All Around Gymnast of the Week- Amanda Malo (Gustavus Adolphus)

Specialist of the Week- Kennedy Utz (Winona)

January 22, 2019

All Around Gymnast of the Week- Blaise Wilson (UW-Whitewater)

Specialist of the Week- Frankee Hutton-Lau (UW-Whitewater)

January 29, 2019

All Around Gymnast of the Week- Samantha Ardy (Gustavus Adolphus)

Specialist of the Week- Amanda Malo (Gustavus Adolphus)

February 5, 2019

All Around Gymnast of the Week- Mikala Bugge (UW- Stout)

Specialist of the Week- Ally Blixt (UW- La Crosse)

February 12, 2019

All Around Gymnast of the Week- Amanda Malo (Gustavus Adolphus)

Specialist of the Week- Shadae Boone (UW- Stout)

February 19, 2019

All Around Gymnast of the Week- Jessica Bernardo (UW-Oshkosh)

Specialist of the Week- Kaira Hammond (UW- Oshkosh)

February 26, 2019

All Around Gymnast of the Week- Mikala Bugge (UW-Stout)

Specialist of the Week- Shadae Boone (UW- Stout)

March 5, 2019

All Around Gymnast of the Week- Kacey Mortenson (UW-La Crosse)

Specialist of the Week- Hannah Lewis (UW- Eau Claire)