MYKAYLA SKINNER

Junior • 5' 0"

Gilbert, Ariz.
Higley HS
Desert Lights Gymnastics

Utah Career Highlights

  • Two-time NCAA champion (floor 2017, vault 2018)
  • Two-time NCAA all-around runner-up (2017-18)
  • 18-time All-American (9 NCAA, 9 regular season)
  • 15-time 1st-team All-American (8 NCAA, 7 regular season)
  • Six-time regional champion (AA 2017-18, FX 2017-18, VT 2017, UB 2018)
  • Five-time Pac-12 champion (AA 2017-18, FX 2017-18, VT 2017)
  • Nine-time first-team All-Pac-12 Conference
  • Pac-12 record-holder for career Gymnast of the Week awards (12)
  • Pac-12 record-holder for single-season Gymnast of the Week awards (7)
  • Pac-12 record-holder for Freshman of the Week awards (6)
  • Two-time Utah MVP
  • 77 career victories
  • 21 career all-around wins ranks second in school history
  • Hit all 110 routines without a fall in her first two seasons
  • 110 consecutive routines without a fall from 2017-18 is a Utah record
  • Two career 10.0's on floor
  • Two-time WCGA Scholastic All-American
  • 1st-team Pac-12 All-Academic

2018 Season (Sophomore)

  • NCAA vault champion
  • NCAA all-around runner-up
  • Five top-10 NCAA combined semifinal finishes (1st VT, 2nd AA, 4th BB, 5th FX, 7th bars)
  • 10-time All-American (5 NCAA, 5 regular season)
  • Seven-time 1st-team All-American (4 NCAA, 3 regular season)
  • Three-time regional champion (all-around, bars, floor)
  • Two-time Pac-12 champion (all-around, floor)
  • Five-time Pac-12 Gymnast of the Week
  • 34 victories
  • Hit 54-54 routines
  • Utah MVP
  • WCGA Scholastic All-American
  • 1st-team Pac-12 All-Academic
  • Athletic Director's Honor Roll

2017 Season (Freshman)

  • NCAA floor champion
  • NCAA all-around runner-up
  • Four top-10 NCAA combined semifinal finishes (1st FX, 2nd AA, 5th VT, 8th BB)
  • Eight-time 1st-team All-American (4 NCAA, 4 regular season)
  • Won all-around, vault and floor titles in NCAA Semifinal I
  • Three-time regional champion (all-around, floor, vault)
  • Three-time Pac-12 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 1st-team All-Pac-12 Conference
  • 43 victories ranks second in school history
  • School-record 12 all-around wins
  • Hit 56-56 routines
  • 56 consecutive routines without a fall tied the school season record
  • Set Utah freshman all-around scoring record (39.775)
  • Two 10.0 scores included one at the Pac-12 Championship
  • Utah MVP
  • Utah Athletics Female Rookie of the Year
  • WCGA 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
  • Communication major
  • Full name is MyKayla Brooke Skinner
  • Name is pronounced mick-ay-la
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 9.975 vs. Oregon State, Jan. 19, 2018
Beam 9.95 vs. Georgia, Mar. 16, 2018
  9.95 vs. Arizona State, Feb. 25, 2017
Floor 10.0 at Pac-12 Championship, Mar. 18, 2017
  10.0 vs. Stanford, Mar. 3, 2017