Hebert snares fourth MPSF weekly award

Feb. 27, 2018

DAVIS, Calif. - UC Davis gymnast Kelley Hebert captured Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Freshman of the Week for the period ending February 25, the conference announced Tuesday afternoon. This is the fourth overall weekly award for the human development major from Dublin, California, and the third Freshman of the Week nod.

Hebert tied teammate Alexis Brown for the individual all-around title in Friday’s road dual at San Jose State. She tied for second on balance beam at 9.800 and took third on floor with a 9.850, wrapping up a 39.025 total in the meet. That performance also makes Hebert the third Aggie freshman to break the 39-point barrier more than once, joining Brown (2015) and Katie Yamamura (2010).

Seattle Pacific’s Darian Burns earned MPSF Gymnast of the Week while Air Force’s Analise Howard scored Specialist of the Week accolades. In all, UC Davis has snared six weekly conference honors in 2018. Besides the four to Hebert, Brown earned Gymnast of the Week on January 16 while Kyla Kessler was named Freshman of the Week on February 6.

UC Davis hosts Air Force for an MPSF dual on Friday. Meet time is 7 p.m. at the Pavilion.

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