MEMBER SIGN IN
Don't have an account? Click Here
Liz Tricase Named Pac-10 Gymnast Of The Week
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 03/08/2006

March 8, 2006

Walnut Creek, Ca - Stanford sophomore Liz Tricase has been named the Pacific-10 Conference Gymnast of the Week for Feb. 27 - Mar. 6, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Tricase, a sophomore from Itasca, Ill., helped lead Stanford to two victories at Cal State Fullerton and at then-No. 8 UCLA last week. At Cal State Fullerton, she scored a perfect 10.000 on bars to win the competition as the Cardinal scored a 194.675 - 191.175 victory. Tricase also won the vault with a career-best effort of 9.950.

Two days later, Tricase again scored a perfect 10.000 on bars to help Stanford beat UCLA, 195.950 - 191.150. It was the third straight week that Tricase had scored a 10.000 on bars. Tricase finished second on vault (9.900). Featured on "Faces in the Crowd" in the latest Sports Illustrated, Tricase is now the nation's leader on bars (9.955).

On March 10, Stanford, now eighth-ranked in the nation, travels to Alabama to face the third-ranked Crimson Tide. Stanford will host the NCAA West Regional on April 8 at 6 p.m. at Maples Pavilion.

Also Nominated: Karin Wurm, ARIZONA; Ashley Kelly, ARIZONA STATE; Siobhan Luce, CALIFORNIA; Tasha Smith, OREGON STATE; Kristina Comforte, UCLA.

2006 Pac-10 Gymnasts of the Week: Jan. 17 - Tabitha Yim, STANFORD; Jan. 24 - Ashley Kelly, ARIZONA STATE; Jan. 31 - Aubrey Taylor, ARIZONA; Feb. 6 - Kristina Comforte, UCLA; Feb. 13 - Ariana Berlin, UCLA; Feb. 21 - Jordan Schwikert, UCLA; Feb. 27 - Jamie Holton, ARIZONA; Mar. 7 - Liz Tricase, STANFORD .

At Cal State Fullerton, she scored a perfect 10.000 on bars to win the competition as the Cardinal scored a 194.675 - 191.175 victory. Tricase also won the vault with a career-best effort of 9.950.

Two days later, Tricase again scored a perfect 10.000 on bars to help Stanford beat UCLA, 195.950 - 191.150. It was the third straight week that Tricase had scored a 10.000 on bars. Tricase finished second on vault (9.900). Featured on "Faces in the Crowd" in the latest Sports Illustrated, Tricase is now the nation's leader on bars (9.955).

On March 10, Stanford, now eighth-ranked in the nation, travels to Alabama to face the third-ranked Crimson Tide. Stanford will host the NCAA West Regional on April 8 at 6 p.m. at Maples Pavilion.

Also Nominated: Karin Wurm, ARIZONA; Ashley Kelly, ARIZONA STATE; Siobhan Luce, CALIFORNIA; Tasha Smith, OREGON STATE; Kristina Comforte, UCLA.

2006 Pac-10 Gymnasts of the Week: Jan. 17 - Tabitha Yim, STANFORD; Jan. 24 - Ashley Kelly, ARIZONA STATE; Jan. 31 - Aubrey Taylor, ARIZONA; Feb. 6 - Kristina Comforte, UCLA; Feb. 13 - Ariana Berlin, UCLA; Feb. 21 - Jordan Schwikert, UCLA; Feb. 27 - Jamie Holton, ARIZONA; Mar. 7 - Liz Tricase, STANFORD .


#gostanford



advertisement

THE WEEKLY AXE
Weekly Axe Ad Space
FRESH FROM THE FARM
#gostanfod
Muscle Milk Student Athletes