Hailey Gaspar Earns First Career WAC Gymnastics Honor

DENVER -- Boise State's Hailey Gaspar earns her first Western Athletic honor after being named WAC Co-Specialist of the Week for Jan. 25-31. Gaspar shares the award with Southern Utah's Melissa Johnson, both scoring a 9.90 on vault in the past week's competitions.

Gaspar, a freshman from Los Alamitos, Calif. (Cypress HS) captured the vault title with a 9.900 in only her second career collegiate meet. Gaspar's 9.90 won her the vault title by .075 over the second-place finisher. She also tied for second on floor with a 9.750.

Southern Utah's Elise Wheeler has been named the Verizon Wireless Western Athletic Conference Gymnast of the week. Wheeler, a senior from San Diego, Calif. (Madison HS) continued her streak of all-around titles this season, claiming her third and fourth consecutive titles of the season this past week.  Wheeler scored a 39.200 at Sacramento State and a season-high 39.275 at San Jose State. Wheeler also added individual titles on floor (9.800) and bars (9.850) at Sacramento State, and on floor (9.825) at San Jose State.

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