Onnie Willis Named Pac-10 Gymnast Of The Week

Feb. 8, 2000

Walnut Creek, Calif. - UCLA freshman Onnie Willis has been named the Pacific-10 Conference Gymnast of the Week for February 2-8.

Willis, from Tacoma, Wash., tied a Pauley Pavilion record on bars with a 9.975, while leading UCLA to a school and Pac-10 record team total of 197.8 over Stanford. Willis' mark on bars is a career-high and ties for the highest score in the nation this season.

Willis tied or set career-highs in all four events and the all-around. The freshman tied for first on floor with a career-high 9.95, tied for fourth on vault with a career-high tying 9.85 and tied for fifth on beam with a career-high 9.75. In the all-around she scored a UCLA freshman record 39.525 to tie for third place.

The Gymnast of the Week honor is the second for UCLA this season. Mohini Bhardwaj won the award Jan. 18.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. NCAA Regionals
Salt Lake City, UT
2nd, 196,375
Friday, Apr 15
vs. NCAA Team Semifinals
Fort Worth, TX
3rd, 196.700
Saturday, Apr 16
vs. NCAA Super Six
Fort Worth, TX
5th, 196.825