Freshman Amy Glass Earns WAC Gymnast of the Week

DENVER, Colo. Boise State’s Amy Glass has earned her second weekly Western Athletic Conference award of the season by being named the WAC Gymnast of the Week for the week of Feb. 11-17. The award is the seventh WAC weekly honor the Broncos have won this season.

 

Glass, a freshman from Vacaville, Calif. (Will C. Wood HS) won the all-around and balance beam at a dual against Cal State Fullerton on Sunday. She posted a Boise State and WAC-best 39.350 in the all-around. She won the beam with a score of 9.875. Both her all-around score and her beam mark are career highs for Glass.

 

Sacramento State's Melissa Genovese, a senior from El Dorado Hills, Calif. (Community Charter HS) earned the WAC Specialist of the week award. Genovese tied the school record with a 9.925 on beam to finish first in a dual meet against Southern Utah. The mark is a career high for the Genovese, who tied Nirvana Zaher’s 2002 school record. Genovese also won the floor exercise with a score of 9.850.

 

Other Gymnast of the Week nominees included: Sacramento State junior Marina Borisova won the all-around in a meet against Southern Utah with a four-event total of 38.950 ... San Jose State junior Veronica Porte scored a season-best 39.150 in the all-around to help SJSU to its second-highest team score in school history (195.325) ... Southern Utah sophomore Elise Wheeler posted a season-high 39.200 score in the all-around at San Jose State to claim the individual title ...

 

Other Specialist of the Week nominees included: Boise State sophomore Taylor Jacob earned a win on bars in a dual meet against Cal State Fullerton, tying her season best in the event with a 9.90 ... Cal State Fullerton freshman Alaina Baker tied her career high by winning floor exercise with a 9.90 against Boise State ... San Jose State senior Emily Stebbins won the beam with a career-best 9.825 and placed third on floor with a 9.825 in a dual meet against Southern Utah ... Southern Utah freshman Ari Lamb claimed an individual title on the uneven bars at Sacramento State with a career-high 9.850 ... Utah State senior Megan Tschida logged a season-best 9.875 on floor, tying for first in a triangular meet, leading the Aggies to a second-place finish. Tschida’s score is the best this season on floor for USU and the fifth-highest score in school history.


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