Lady ‘Cat Jaycie Blankenship named Acro & Tumbling MEC Athlete of the Week


BRIDGEPORT — West Virginia Wesleyan's Jaycie Blankenship has been chosen as the Mountain East Conference's Acrobatics & Tumbling Athlete of the Week.

A senior from Morgantown, W.Va., Blankenship helped West Virginia Wesleyan to its first win of the season last week, a 238.86-140.25 triumph over Georgetown College. She competed in 11 different heats for the Lady Bobcats posting over a 9.0 in four heats.

As a base, she was able to help WVWC post a 9.5 and 9.4 in the 5- and 6-element pyramid heats. She was also a base for a heat in acro and for tosses in the team event.

2020 Acrobatics & Tumbling Athletes of the Week

Feb. 12: Alavia Anderson (WLU)

Feb. 19: Alexis Smith (FAIR)

Feb. 26: Alexis Smith (FAIR)

March 4: Kenzie Kyle (WLU)

March 11: Jaycie Blankenship (WVWC)

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