April 5, 2004
UCLA senior gymnast Jeanette Antolin (Huntington Beach, Calif.) has been selected by Sports Illustrated On Campus as its National Player of the Year for Women's Gymnastics in the magazine's inaugural Winter "Players of the Year" list.
Antolin, the Pac-10 Gymnast of the Year, has been ranked No. 1 in the nation in the all-around since Feb. 23 and has not dipped lower than second in the national rankings all season. She also ranks first on vault with a perfect RQS of 10.0 and second on bars and floor. On vault, she has scored nine perfect 10s, including seven consecutive. With 11 perfect 10s on the year, she holds the UCLA record for most 10s in a season. At last weekend's Regional Championships, Antolin won the all-around and bars and tied for first on vault and beam. She also claimed the Pac-10 titles on vault and bars.
Sports Illustrated On Campus Winter Players of the Year
Men's Basketball - Jameer Nelson, Saint Joseph's '04
Women's Basketball - Alana Beard, Duke '04
Wrestling - Tommy Rowlands, Ohio State '04
Men's Swimming - Ian Crocker, Texas '04
Women's Swimming - Kaitlin Sandeno, USC '05
Men's Hockey - Brandon Bochenski, North Dakota '05
Women's Hockey - Krissy Wendell, Minnesota '06
Men's Indoor Track & Field - Alistair Cragg, Arkansas '04
Women's Indoor Track & Field - Sanya Richards, Texas '06
Men's Gymnastics - Dan Gill, Stanford '04
Women's Gymnastics - Jeanette Antolin, UCLA '04