Taylor Pitchell named MAC Specialist of the Week

CMU's gymnastics team cheers as senior Taylor Pitchell performs on floor during a meet against Eastern Michigan Friday, Feb. 3 in McGuirk Arena. Pitchell averaged 9.717 on floor last season.

Central Michigan gymnastics senior Taylor Pitchell was named the Mid-American Conference Specialist of the Week after matching her career-high on floor with 9.950 against Kent State on Sunday. 

This is the first ever MAC weekly award for Pitchell. She has scored a 9.900 or above four times on floor this season. 

The Chippewas have claimed a MAC weekly honor for four weeks in a row and five times on the season. 

CMU will return to Kent State to compete at the MAC Championships at 2 p.m. on Saturday.