Lauren Holbrook | Posted: 12 Mar 2018 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Evans and Danbury named MRGC Specialists of the Week

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PROVO, Utah - Shannon Hortman Evans earned Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference Specialist of the Week honors for vault, bars and floor and teammate Jordan Danbury was named an MRGC Vault Specialist of the Week in the ninth week of conference awards.

Evans was named one of four vault specialists and one of three floor specialists for her 9.850 and 9.925 scores, respectively, last Friday night. After setting a new career high of 9.950 on bars, she also earned the solo title of Bar Specialist of the Week. 

Freshman Danbury made her first appearance in the lineup last Friday night, earning a 9.850 on vault. This earned her a place as one of the four MRGC Vault Specialists of the Week.

No. 19 BYU placed second in the quad meet at home last Friday night, earning the second-highest score of the season (196.500) and the second-highest bars score in BYU gymnastics history (49.425). The Cougars also tied their season-high score of 49.050 on vault.

The Cougars currently stand atop the MRGC standings with a 5-1 conference record while ranking second in conference and third in the North Central region.

The Cougars head to Seattle, Washington, to take on No. 8 Washington and No. 16 Boise State on Thursday night at 6 p.m. PDT (7 p.m. MDT). Live stats and live streaming will be available.

2018 Weekly Award Winners:


  • Gymnast of the Week: Shani Remme, Boise State

  • Vault Specialists: Shannon Hortman Evans and Jordan Danbury, BYU; Ann Stockwell, Boise State; Jazmyn Estrella, Utah State

  • Bars Specialist: Shannon Hortman Evans, BYU

  • Beam Specialists: Autumn DeHarde, Utah State; Hannah Nipp, Southern Utah

  • Floor Specialists: Shannon Hortman Evans, BYU; Shani Remme and Sandra Collantes, Boise State

WEEK 8 (BYU honorees):

  • Bars Specialists: Brittni Hawes, BYU

  • Beam Specialist: Natasha Trejo Marsh, BYU

WEEK 7 (BYU honorees):

  • Vault Specialist: Angel Zhong, BYU

  • Bars Specialist: Shannon Hortman Evans, BYU

  • Floor Specialist: Kyleigh Greenlief, BYU

WEEK 6 (BYU honorees):

  • Floor Specialist: Shannon Hortman Evans, BYU

WEEK 5 (BYU honorees):

  • Bars Specialist: Shannon Hortman Evans, BYU

WEEK 4 (BYU honorees):

  • Bars Specialist: Brittni Hawes, BYU

WEEK 3 (BYU honorees):

  • Bars Specialists: Natasha Trejo Marsh and Shannon Hortman Evans, BYU

  • Floor Specialist: Mackenzie Douglas, BYU

WEEK 2 (BYU honorees):

  • Floor Specialist: Mackenzie Douglas, BYU

WEEK 1 (BYU honorees):

  • Beam Specialist: Jill van Mierlo, BYU

  • Floor Specialists: Mackenzie Douglas and Shannon Hortman Evans, BYU