Hannah Redmon Earns Fourth WAC Gymnast of the Week Title

DENVER, Colo. - Boise State's Hannah Redmon has been named the Western athletic Conference Gymnast of the Week for the week of March 3-Mar. 9. The honor is Redmon’s fourth WAC Gymnast of the Week title this season.

Redmon, a freshman from Reno, Nev. (Reed HS) finished in a tie for first place in the all around in a meet against No. 20 Arizona State and No. 21 Penn State. She tied with Penn State's Brandi Personett, who is ranked No. 22 in the nation in the all-around. Redmon tied her career high on vault, 9.90, placing second. She posted a near career-high 9.825 on bars, where she tied for fifth, and set a new career high on beam with a 9.750. She also posted a 9.850 on floor to place third. Her overall all-around score was 39.325, a .20 improvement over her career best and second best mark in the WAC all season.

Melissa Genovese, a senior from El Dorado Hills, Calif. (Charter Community HS) won the WAC Specialist of the Week title after posting a score of 9.950 on beam, setting a Sacramento State school record in the event.

Other Gymnast of the Week nominees included: Southern Utah junior Kellie Dangerfield captured five individual titles in SUU's dual meet against Brigham Young. Utah State sophomore Heather Heinrich registered a career high in not just the all-around but floor as well with 39.000 and 9.850, respectively, in winning the all-around and tying for first on floor.

Other Specialist of the Week nominees included: Boise State senior Lindsay Ward earned her fifth victory of the season on bars after tying her career best with a score of 9.925. San Jose State junior Leah Bigelow won the beam with a career-best 9.850 in a dual meet. Southern Utah sophomore Elise Wheeler vaulted to a career-high 9.900, tying for third all-time in the history books at SUU. Utah State freshman Nicole Simoneau won the bars, posting a 9.850 in a team victory over San Jose State. Simoneau's score marks the seventh time this season that she has won the event.


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