Wallace Receives WAC Honor For Third Time

DENVER For the third time this season, San Jose State's Thomasina Wallace has been named the Western Athletic Conference Gymnast of the Week for Feb. 23-March 1.

Wallace, a freshman from Pomona, Calif. (Diamond Ranch HS) won the all-around title with a season-best 39.350 at a tri meet with No. 3 Stanford and UC Davis. Her all-around score is the third-highest in school history and the second-highest in the WAC this season. Wallace's performance helped lead the Spartans to an upset win over No. 3 Stanford and UC Davis. She tied for first on floor with a season-best 9.900. She has now scored a 9.900 or better on vault, bars and floor this season. She also tied for second on bars with a 9.875, third on beam with a 9.775 (season-high) and tied for fourth on vault with a 9.800.

Boise State's Lindsay Kazandjian, along with Southern Utah's Gaby Grey have been named the WAC's Co-Specialists of the Week

Kazandjian, a freshman from Las Vegas, Nev. (Coronado HS) earned her third title on beam this season, improving her career-best to a 9.900 at the Sacramento State tri meet. With three beam wins, Kazandjian moved into a three-way tie for ninth on the Boise State all-time single season beam wins list. She won the event by .750.

Grey, a freshman from Long Beach, Calif. (Marina HS) scored a career-high 9.900 on beam to capture the individual title at a dual meet against Brigham Young. The score was the highest mark during Southern Utah's 194.675-189.125 victory over the Cougars. The freshman also finished first on floor with a 9.850.

Other Gymnast of the Week nominees included: Cal State Fullerton sophomore Alaina Baker; Southern Utah senior Kellie Dangerfield; and Utah State senior Nicki Felley.

Other Specialist of the Week nominees included: Cal State Fullerton senior Alana Mouery; San Jose State sophomore Lily Swann; and Utah State sophomore
Nicole Simoneau.

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