MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire women's gymnast Elizabeth Stubbs (So.-Wayzata, Minn.) has been named a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athlete of the Week, WIAC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.
Competing at the UW-Eau Claire Invitational on Jan. 11, where the Blugolds took second place, Stubbs won the floor exercise with a score of 9.700. The Blugolds were in last place coming into the final rotation but strong performances on the floor, where UW-Eau Claire scored a 47.100, helped the team finish in second place. On Jan. 5 at NCAA Division I Central Michigan University in the season-opener, Stubbs also had the highest mark for UW-Eau Claire in the floor exercise, taking fifth with a score of 9.725. She also had strong performances on the balance beam and vault in both meets.