Haley Scaman (Oklahoma), Camille Santerre-Gervais (Iowa State) and Chayse Capps (Oklahoma) have earned the Big 12 weekly gymnastics awards for competition through Feb. 9. This is Scaman’s first Gymnast of the Week but her sixth-career weekly award. Santerre-Gervais claims the first weekly award for the Cyclones this season as the Event Specialist of the Week. Capps receives her third weekly honor as the Newcomer of the Week.
BIG 12 GYMNAST OF THE WEEK
Haley Scaman, Oklahoma, So., Riverside, Ill.
Scaman had an outstanding afternoon for Oklahoma last weekend, posting scores of 9.9 or higher on all three events she competed in, including career-high efforts on both bars (9.925) and floor (9.975). She earned or tied for event titles on bars (9.925) and floor exercise (9.975) and earned a 9.9 on vault. The sophomore has not earned a score below 9.9 on vault this season in five performances. Scaman’s efforts helped lead Oklahoma to its highest scores of the season on vault (49.525), bars (49.475) and floor (49.525).
BIG 12 EVENT SPECIALIST OF THE WEEK
Camille Santerre-Gervais, Iowa State, Sr., St. Lazare, Quebec
Santerre tied the school record for best score on uneven bars with a 9.95. Only four other gymnasts in program history have ever scored a 9.95 on bars. The senior also set a new career-high on balance beam with a score of 9.825.
BIG 12 NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK
Chayse Capps, Oklahoma, Fr., Plano, Texas
Capps had another standout meet for Oklahoma, earning career-high scores on vault and floor for the Sooners. Capps opened the meet on vault, sticking a new career-high 9.95 routine to finish second overall at a meet loaded with outstanding vaults. She then earned a 9.9 on floor exercise, tying her career-high and putting her at fifth overall at the meet. Capps’ efforts boosted Oklahoma to new season-high team performances on vault (49.525) and floor (49.525).
2014 BIG 12 GYMNASTS OF THE WEEK
|Date||Gymnast of the Week||Event Specialist of the Week||Newcomer of the Week|
|Jan. 15||Erica Brewer, Oklahoma, Jr.||Rebecca Clark, Oklahoma, Jr.||Chayse Capps, Oklahoma, Fr.|
|Jan. 21||Erica Brewer, Oklahoma, Jr.||Lara Albright, Oklahoma, Sr.||Alexa Goldberg, West Virginia, Fr.|
|Jan. 28||Hope Sloanhoffer, West Virginia, Sr.||McKenzie Wofford, Oklahoma, Fr.||Chayse Capps, Oklahoma, Fr.|
|Feb. 4||Hope Sloanhoffer, West Virginia, Sr.||Rebecca Clark, Oklahoma, Jr.||Nicolette Swoboda,West Virginia, Fr.|
|Feb. 11||Haley Scaman, Oklahoma, So.||Camille Santerre-Gervais, Iowa State, Sr.||Chayse Capps, Oklahoma|