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High Marks Earn Weekly Award Nods
March 06, 2017
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Two perfect scores along with a 9.9 led Chayse Capps (OU), Leah Lomonte (DU) and Maggie Nichols (OU) to Big 12 gymnastics honors. Capps is named Gymnast of the Week, Lomonte Event Specialist of the Week and Nichols Newcomer of the Week for Week 9.

Gymnast of the Week
Chayse Capps, Oklahoma, Sr., Plano, Texas

  • Produced a 10.0 on beam, securing a road victory for the Sooners against No. 11 Michigan, as well as matching her career-high and the second perfect score of her career on the event.
  • Contributed a 9.9 on floor, a 9.85 bars score and a 9.8 on vault to earn second place all-around score of 39.550.
  • Has now scored at least a 9.9 on beam in six straight meets and at least a 9.9 on floor in four straight competitions.
Event Specialist of the Week
Leah Lomonte, Denver, Sr., Katy, Texas
  • Scored a career-high 9.9 on bars on Senior Night for Denver.
  • This marks her first score of 9.9 or higher since her sophomore season on beam, also coming after an injury that nearly ended her gymnastics career last season.
  • Notched a second place finish on the event.
Newcomer of the Week
Maggie Nichols, Oklahoma, Fr., Little Canada, Minn.
  • Recorded her first 10.0 on bars, completing a sweep of perfect scores in every event this year.
  • With the score, Nichols becomes the ninth collegiate gymnast to complete a “GymSlam” and the first since Florida’s Bridget Sloan accomplished the feat in 2015.
  • Hast five perfect scores this season, tying with Haley Scaman for the most perfect marks in an OU career.

BIG 12 GYMNASTICS WEEKLY AWARDS

Date Gymnast Event Specialist Newcomer
January 9 Chayse Capps, OU, Sr. Stefani Catour, OU, Jr. Maggie Nichols, OU, Fr.
January 16 Chayse Capps, OU, Sr. AJ Jackson, OU, Jr. Maggie Nichols, OU, Fr.
January 23 Maggie Nichols, OU, Fr. AJ Jackson, OU, Jr. Sam Ogden, DU, Fr.
January 30 Maggie Nichols, OU, Fr. AJ Jackson, OU, Jr. Maggie Nichols, OU, Fr.
February 6 Kirah Koshinski, WVU, So. Nicole Lehrmann, OU, So. Maggie Nichols, OU, Fr.
February 13  Maddie Karr, DU, Fr.  AJ Jackson, OU, Jr. Maggie Nichols, OU, Fr. 
February 21 Maggie Nichols, OU, Fr. Stefani Catour, OU, Jr. Maddie Karr, DU, Fr.
February 27 Chayse Capps, OU, Sr. McKenzie Wofford, OU, Sr. Jade Degouveia, OU, Fr.
March 6 Chayse Capps, OU, Sr. Leah Lomonte, DU, Sr. Maggie Nichols, OU, Fr.
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