Richardson Named Pac-10 Gymnast Of The Week

Jan. 27, 2004

Walnut Creek, Calif. - UCLA sophomore Kate Richardson has been named the Pacific-10 Gymnast of the Week for January 18-25, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today. This is her second Gymnast of the Week honor in her two-year career.

Richardson, hailing from Coquitlam, British Columbia, helped No. 6 UCLA upset Georgia in Athens on Jan. 19, for the first time since 1988. She placed second in the all-around with a 39.7, tied for first on vault (9.95), second on bars (9.925), and fourth on beam (9.925) and floor (9.9).

On Jan. 25, she led UCLA to a second-straight road win at Minnesota, putting on a dominating performance. Richardson won the all-around with a 39.75 and placed first in all four events, scoring a perfect 10 on the vault - her first on that apparatus. Richardson has recorded two perfect 10s this season, and no score lower than 9.9. On her way to another great season, Richardson's all-around season average is an astounding 39.777.

ALSO NOMINATED: Katie Johnson, ARIZONA; My-Lan Dodd, CALIFORNIA; Natalie Foley, STANFORD; Chelsea Plourde, OREGON STATE; Emily Pritchard, WASHINGTON.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
vs. Meet the Bruins
Los Angeles, CA
-, -
Sunday, Jan 10
vs. Alabama
Los Angeles, CA
W, 196.550 - 196.300
Friday, Jan 15
at Florida
Gainesville, FL
L, 196.925 - 197.675
Saturday, Jan 23
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 196.800 - 196.475
Monday, Feb 01
at California
Berkeley, CA
L, 195.175 - 196.375
Saturday, Feb 06
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
W, 197.100 - 197.075
Saturday, Feb 13 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Feb 21 - 1:00 PM PST
at Washington
Seattle, WA
Saturday, Feb 27 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Mar 06 - 12:00 PM PST
vs. Georgia and Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Mar 13 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. Oklahoma
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Mar 19 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
Saturday, Mar 19 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
Saturday, Apr 02 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Regionals
Friday, Apr 15 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Fort Worth, TX