Feb. 15, 2006
Gymnast of the Week
Laura Johnson, Minnesota
Sr., Albuquerque, N.M./La Cueva
Johnson won every event at the Best of Minnesota meet and had season high scores on the floor and in the all-around to earn her second Gymnast of the Week accolade. The Albuquerque, N.M., native led the Gophers to a first-place finish at the Best of Minnesota last weekend, while tallying top performances on the vault (9.825), bars (9.775), beam (9.700) and floor (9.900). She also claimed the all-around competition with a score of 39.200.