MaKenna Merrell-Giles, MyKayla Skinner earn gymnastics All-America honors

Utah’s gymnastics team won’t leave Ft. Worth totally empty handed as senior MaKenna Merrell-Giles and junior MyKayla Skinner were honored with All-American awards Saturday.

Skinner earned four for tying for fifth on the vault (9.925) and floor (9.9375), tying for sixth on the bars (9.9125) and placing seventh in the all-around (39.55).

Merrell-Giles was recognized for her eighth-place finish on vault (9.9).

Skinner has a school record 26 career All-America awards and Merrell-Giles has nine.