McKenzie Fechter won her first bars and all-around titles vs. ASU.
March 5, 2012
SEATTLE - Freshman gymnast McKenzie Fechter has been named the GoHuskies.com Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Feb. 27-March 4.
The Mequon, Wis., native led the Huskies in the Pac-12 Dual Meet last Friday and the upset over No. 22 Arizona State. UW posted its team-best season score of 195.725 and improved its RQS to 195.025.
Fechter won the all-around, knocking off one of the top 25 all-around performers in the country, Beate Jones. Fechter won the all-around with a 39.250, her second-highest collegiate all-around score. She tied for fourth on vault (9.775), won the bars (9.850), placed sixth on the beam (9.825) and was fourth on the floor (9.825). Her bars scored tied a career-high.
It was the first all-around title for Fechter as a Husky and her first bars win as well.
Other nominees include: Aaron West (baseball), Darnell Gant (men's basketball), Trevor Simsby (men's golf), Emmett Egger (men's tennis), J.J. Juilfs (men's track and field), Gianna Woodruff (women's track and field), Regina Rogers (women's basketball), Nikia Williams (softball) and Riko Shimizu (women's tennis).
GoHuskies.com Student-Athletes Of The Week:
March 5 - McKenzie Fechter (gymnastics)
Feb. 27 - Kaitlin Inglesby (softball)
Feb. 20 - Terrence Ross (men's basketball)
Feb. 13 - Katie Flood (women's track and field)
Feb. 6 - Terrence Ross (men's basketball)
Jan. 30 - Ruby Engreitz (gymnastics)
Jan. 23 - Max Manthou (men's tennis)
Jan. 16 - Terrence Ross (men's basketball)
Jan. 9 - Jazmine Davis (women's basketball)
Jan. 2 - Keith Price (football)
Dec. 26 - Desmond Simmons (men's basketball)
Dec. 19 - Tony Wroten (men's basketball)
Dec. 12 - Regina Rogers (women's basketball)
Dec. 4 - Regina Rogers (women's basketball)
Nov. 28 - Katie Flood (women's cross country)
Nov. 21 - Mercedes Wetmore (women's basketball)
Nov. 14 - Bianca Rowland (volleyball)
Nov. 7 - Denise Dy (women's tennis)
Oct. 31 - Chris Polk (football) and Katie Flood (women's cross country)
Oct. 24 - Brent Richards (men's soccer)
Oct. 17 - Soo Bin Kim (women's golf) and Katie Flood (women's cross country)
Oct. 10 - Sarah Martinez (women's soccer)
Oct. 3 - Chris Polk (football)
Sept. 26 - SooBin Kim (women's golf)
Sept. 19 - Max O'Donoghue-McDonald (men's cross country)
Sept. 12 - Jorde LaFontaine-Kussmann (women's soccer)
Sept. 4 - Desmond Trufant (football)
Aug. 28 - Krista Vansant (volleyball)
Aug. 22 - Brianna Sweeney (women's soccer)