MYKAYLA SKINNER

Sophomore • 5' 0"

Gilbert, Ariz.
Higley HS
Desert Lights Gymnastics

Skinner's Career Highs
All-Around 39.775 vs. BSU/DU/Illinois-Chicago, Jan. 20, 2017
Vault 9.975 vs. BSU/DU/Illinois-Chicago, Jan. 20, 2017
Bars 9.95 vs. Arizona State, Feb. 25, 2017
  9.95 vs. Stanford, Mar. 3, 2017
Beam 9.95 vs. Arizona State, Feb. 25, 2017
Floor 10.0 vs. Stanford, Mar. 3, 2017
  10.0 at Pac-12 Championship, Mar. 18, 2017

Utah Career Highlights

  • NCAA floor exercise champion
  • NCAA all-around runner-up
  • Eight-time All-American (4 NCAA, 4 regular season)
  • Three-time Pac-12 champion (all-around, floor, vault)
  • Three-time NCAA Regional champion (all-around, floor, vault)
  • Pac-12 records for most Gymnast and Freshman of the Week awards
  • Utah MVP
  • 43 career victories
  • Has hit 56-56 career routines
  • Two career 10.0's on floor

2017 Season (Freshman)

  • NCAA Champion on floor
  • NCAA runner-up in the all-around
  • Eight-time All-American (4 NCAA, 4 regular season)
  • Won all-around, vault and floor titles in NCAA Semifinal I
  • Four top-10 combined semifinal NCAA finishes (1st FX, 2nd AA, 5th VT, 8th BB)
  • Three-time Pac-12 champion (all-around, floor, vault)
  • Three-time NCAA Regional champion (all-around, floor, vault)
  • Set record for most Pac-12 Gymnast of the Week awards (7) in a season
  • Set record for most Pac-12 Freshman of the Week awards (6)
  • Four-time first-team All-Pac-12 Conference
  • 43 victories ranked second in school history
  • School-record 12 all-around wins
  • Hit 56-56 routines
  • Set Utah freshman all-around scoring record (39.775)
  • Two 10.0 scores included one at the Pac-12 Championship
  • Utah Gymnastics MVP
  • Utah Athletics Female Rookie of the Year
  • NACGC Scholar All-American
  • Dean's List and Athletic Director's Honor Roll

Prior to Utah

  • 2016 USA gold-medal Olympic Team alternate
  • 4th all-around, 2nd on vault, 5th on beam, 5th on floor at the 2016 USA Olympic Gymnastics Trials
  • 2016 Glasgow World Cup all-around champion
  • Four-year member of U.S. Senior National Team
  • 2014 gold medalist USA World Championships team member
  • 3rd on vault, 4th on floor at the 2014 World Championships
  • 2015 USA World Championships team alternate
  • 2nd on vault, 3rd on floor, 10th all-around at the 2016 P&G National Championships
  • 2nd on vault, 3rd on floor, 7th all-around, 7th on beam at the 2015 P&G National Championships
  • 2nd on vault, 2nd on floor, 5th all-around, 6th on beam at the 2014 P&G National Championships
  • 3rd on vault, 3rd on floor, 6th all-around at the 2013 P&G National Championships
  • 2nd on vault, 8th on beam at the 2016 Secret U.S. Classic
  • 2nd on vault, 7th all-around at the 2015 Secret U.S. Classic
  • 2nd on vault, 5th all-around, 6th on beam, 6th on floor at the 2014 Secret U.S. Classic
  • 2nd on vault, 10th all-around at the 2013 Secret U.S. Classic
  • 1st on vault, 5th all-around at the 2016 City of Jesolo Trophy in Italy
  • 2nd all-around at the 2015 AT&T American Cup
  • 1st on vault, 1st on floor, 4th all-around at the 2014 City of Jesolo Trophy
  • 1st all-around, vault, floor and team at the 2014 Pan American Championships
  • Member of the USA Junior National Team member from 2011-12
  • Trained at Desert Lights Gymnastics
  • Club coaches: Lisa Spini, John Spini, Neela Nelson, Bob Peterson, Bruce McGehee
  • Graduated from Higley High School

Personal

  • Daughter of Kym and Cris Skinner
  • Brother Jeremy and sisters Chelsea and Katie
  • Sisters were both gymnasts
  • Has not declared a major
  • Full name is MyKayla Brooke Skinner
  • Name is pronounced mick-ay-la