Natalie Orr | Posted: 8 Mar 2021 | Updated: 20 Mar 2021

Three BYU gymnasts snag MRGC accolades in Week 9

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LOGAN, Utah - On Monday, the Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference honored three BYU gymnasts for their performances on Friday against No. 2 Oklahoma. 

On vault, freshman Allix Mason crushed her former career-high score of 9.825, leading the team with a 9.875. Her first MRGC accolade this season, Mason contributed to the team’s second-highest score of the season on the apparatus. Utah State teammates Rebecca Well and Leighton Varnadore matched the score, earning the trio MRGC Co-Vault Specialists of the week. 

For the third time this season, junior Brittney Vitkauskas captured the MRGC Floor Specialist of the Week. An impressive score of 9.925 sealed the deal.

In the final rotation on beam, freshman Elease Rollins notched a new career-high score, earning a 9.925 on beam. This was her second accolade as MRGC Beam Specialist of the Week.

WEEK 1

  • Gymnast of the Week: Abbey Miner-Alder, BYU (39.275)
  • Vault Specialist: Abbey Miner-Alder, BYU (9.850)
  • Floor Specialist: Abbey Miner-Alder, BYU (9.900)

WEEK 2

  • Vault Specialist: Abbey Miner-Alder, BYU (9.825)

WEEK 3

  • Vault Specialist: Abbey Miner-Alder, BYU (9.875)
  • Co-Floor Specialist: Abbey Miner Alder, BYU (9.875)

WEEK 4

  • Co-Beam Specialist: Elease Rollins, BYU (9.900)
  • Co-Beam Specialist: Abby Boden-Stainton, BYU (9.900)

WEEK 5

  • Co-Floor Specialist: Abbey Miner Alder, BYU (9.900)

WEEK 6

  • Gymnast of the Week: Abbey Miner-Alder, BYU (39.500)
  • Vault Specialist: Abbey Miner-Alder, BYU (9.850)
  • Bars Specialist: Abby Boden-Stainton, BYU (9.925)
  • Beam Specialist: Abby Boden Stainton, BYU (9.900)
  • Floor Specialist: Abbey Miner-Alder & Brittney Vitkauskas, BYU (9.925)

WEEK 7

  • Vault Specialist: Avery Bennett, BYU (9.900)
  • Beam Specialist: Sophia McClelland & Abby Boden Stainton, BYU (9.925)
  • Floor Specialist: Brittney Vitkauskas, BYU (9.925)

WEEK 8

  • Bars Specialist: Anyssa Alvarado, BYU (9.900)
  • Beam Specialist: Abby Boden Stainton, BYU (9.900)
  • Floor Specialist: Abbey Miner-Alder, BYU (9.975)

WEEK 9

  • Vault Specialist: Allix Mason, BYU (9.875)
  • Beam Specialist: Elease Rollins, BYU (9.925)
  • Floor Specialist: Brittney Vitkauskas, BYU (9.925)

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