Natalie Orr | Posted: 22 Mar 2021 | Updated: 8 Apr 2021

Cougars rack up postseason All-MRGC accolades

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LOGAN, Utah — On top of snagging the 2021 Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference title on Saturday in Logan, No. 12 BYU celebrated eight members of the team earning all-conference honors and three garnering the MRGC's top individual accolades. 

BYU's eight All-MRGC honorees earned 14 different awards as a result of their outstanding performances in 2021. In all, 10 Cougars, including two coaches, were recognized for their excellence this season.

Top individual awards were presented to head coach Guard Young as MRGC Coach of the Year while Natalie Broekman earned MRGC Assistant Coach of the Year. Senior Abbey Miner-Alder was recognized as MRGC Gymnast of the Year and also joined by teammate Brittney Vitkauskas in earning Co-Floor Specialists of the Year honors. 

The following Cougars received the All-Conference accolades, according to their NQS score for the season. 

All-MRGC First-Team Vault:

  • Abbey Miner-Alder, Sr. (9.881)

All-MRGC Second-Team Vault:

  • Avery Bennett, Sr. (9.863)

All-MRGC First-Team Bars:

  • Anyssa Alvarado, So. (9.906)

All-MRGC Second-Team Bars:

  • Abby Stainton, Sr. (9.900)
  • Abby Beeston, Jr. (9.888)

All-MRGC First-Team Beam:

  • Abby Stainton, Sr. (9.913)
  • Elease Rollins, So. (9.906)                        

All-MRGC Second-Team Beam:

  • Abbey Miner-Alder, Sr. (9.881)
  • Sophia McClelland, Fr. (9.881)

All-MRGC First-Team Floor:

  • Abbey Miner-Alder, Sr. (9.944)
  • Brittney Vitkauskas, Jr. (9.931)

All-MRGC Floor Co-Specialists of the Year:

  • Abbey Miner-Alder, Sr. (9.944)
  • Brittney Vitkauskas, Jr. (9.931)

All-MRGC First-Team All-Around:

  • Abbey Miner-Alder, Sr. (39.394)

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