Gaspar Named WAC Specialist of the Week

DENVER - Boise State's Hailey Gaspar has been named the Verizon Western Athletic Conference Specialist of the Week for the week of Feb. 7-13.

Gaspar, a sophomore from Los Alamitos, Calif. (American Gymnastics Academy) won her first vault competition of the season with a 9.950 at a quad meet against San Jose State, UC Davis and Seattle Pacific. The score ties her career high and ties her for the fifth-best vault mark in school history. Gaspar also tied for second on floor with a 9.875 and tied for sixth on beam with a 9.725.

San Jose State's Thomasina Wallace was named the Verizon WAC Gymnast of the Week after she won the all-around title in a quad meet against Boise State, UC Davis and Seattle Pacific with a 39.325. The score is the fourth-best mark in SJSU history. Wallace tied for individual titles on bars (9.900) and beam (9.900). She also added a 9.825 on vault and a 9.700 on floor, helping the Spartans to the second-highest team score (195.550) in school history.

Other Athlete of the Week Nominees: Boise State senior Hannah Redmon ... Southern Utah junior Brooke Cersosimo ... Utah State freshman Paige Jones.

Other Specialist of the Week Nominees: Cal State Fullerton senior Shelly Cooper ... Sacramento State freshman Kailey Hansen ... San Jose State freshman Julia Greer ... Southern Utah sophomore Alyssa Click ... Utah State freshman Cammi Muhr.

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