Alise Blackwell Named WAC Gymnast of the Week

Denver, Colo.San Jose State women’s gymnast Alise Blackwell has been named the Western Athletic Conference Gymnast of the Week for the week of January 7-13.

Blackwell, a junior from San Jose, Calif. (Archbishop Mitty HS), won two events and the all-around to lead San Jose State to a 191.505-189.825 victory over Cal State Fullerton last Friday night. In her first meet of the season, Blackwell won the bars with a 9.800, the floor with a 9.850, and the all-around title with a score of 38.850. She also scored a 9.650 on the vault and a 9.550 on the beam.

San Jose State travels to UC Davis this Friday, January 18, for a quadrangular meet beginning at 6 p.m. The Spartans, Aggies, Seattle Pacific and Springfield College will compete in the meet.

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