Boise State's Taylor Jacob Snags WAC Specialist of the Week Honors

DENVER On Monday the Western Athletic Conference announced that Boise State gymnast, Taylor Jacob, along with Southern Utah's Jenna Vogt have been named the WAC's Co-Specialists of the Week for Jan. 26-Feb. 1. San Jose State's Thomasina Wallace has been named the Western Athletic Conference Gymnast of the week.

 

Jacob, a junior from Whittier, Calif. (La Habra HS) earned her third win on bars this season in as many competitions, scoring a 9.900 to claim the individual title at a dual meet against Utah State. Taylor's win on bars moves her career wins total to 12 in the event, which now ties her for the

No. 4 spot on the BSU all-time career bars wins.

 

Vogt, a sophomore from White Bear Lake, Minn. (Eagan HS) recorded a career-high 9.900 on floor to claim the individual title at a dual meet against Utah State. The mark helped Southern Utah record a season-high 49.200 in the event. 

 

Other Gymnast of the Week nominees included: Boise State freshman Lindsay Kazandjian; Cal State Fullerton sophomore Alaina Baker; Sacramento State senior Marina Borisova; Southern Utah junior Elise Wheeler; and Utah State junior Heather Heinrich.

 

Other Specialist of the Week nominees included: Cal State Fullerton sophomore Shelly Cooper; Sacramento State junior Eryn Stubblefield; San Jose State senior Alise Blackwell; and Utah State sophomore Nicole Simoneau.


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