Natalie Orr | Posted: 25 Jan 2021 | Updated: 8 Feb 2021

Abbey Miner-Alder honored by MRGC for third consecutive week

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Floor Specialist

LOGAN, Utah - For the third week in a row, senior Abbey Miner-Alder received weekly recognition from the Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference. On Monday, the MRGC awarded Alder Vault Specialist of the Week and Co-Floor Specialist of the Week.

On Saturday, Jan. 23, BYU traveled to face MRGC-rival, Boise State, at the ExtraMile Arena. Matching their season-high score, the Cougars walked away with a narrow loss, 196.325-196.250. 

Alder contributed the highest score of the night on vault, earning a 9.875 to match her current career high.

Additionally, Alder matched that score on her floor routine, earning her Co-Floor Specialist of the Week, along with Boise State senior Maddi Nilson and Southern Utah junior Karley McClain. Alder received this accolade in Week 1 of the season as well. 


  • Gymnast of the Week: Abbey Miner-Alder, BYU (39.275)
  • Vault Specialist: Abbey Miner-Alder, BYU (9.850)
  • Floor Specialist: Abbey Miner-Alder, BYU (9.900)


  • Vault Specialist: Abbey Miner-Alder, BYU (9.825)


  • Vault Specialist: Abbey Miner-Alder, BYU (9.875)
  • Co-Floor Specialist: Abbey Miner Alder, BYU (9.875) 

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