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Echelberger named NCATA Athlete of the Week

Posted: 4:11 PM, Apr 01, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-01 21:11:35Z
Ashley Echelberger _ NCATA Athlete of the Week

WACO, TX — For the seventh time this season, a Baylor acrobatics and tumbling athlete has earned a National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling (NCATA) weekly honor as senior top Ashley Echelberger was named the NCATA Athlete of the Week, per the organization’s Friday release.

Echelberger competed in 10 heats in the Bears’ 284.735 to 270.415 win over Converse College last week. The senior led Baylor to a perfect 10 in the open pyramid as well as three scores above 9.95 in the compulsory pyramid, compulsory toss and 450 salto toss. Additionally, Echelberger showcased her skills in the trio tumbling pass in which the Bears scored a 9.65.

This is Echelberger's second NCATA weekly honor of her career and this season. This is Baylor's seventh NCATA award of the year.

BAYLOR ALL-TIME NCATA WEEKLY WINNERS
Shayla Moore [baylorbears.com] (Player - March 17, 2015)
Kiara Nowlin [baylorbears.com] (Player - April 10, 2015)
Kaelyn Cowan [baylorbears.com] (Player - Feb. 26, 2016)
Kiara Nowlin [baylorbears.com] (Player - April 12, 2016)
Lauren Sturm [baylorbears.com] (Player - Feb. 24, 2017)
Kiara Nowlin [baylorbears.com] (Player - March 14, 2017)
Lauren Sturm [baylorbears.com] (Player - March 28, 2017)
Kiara Nowlin [baylorbears.com] (Player - April 18, 2017)
Kaylee Adams [baylorbears.com] (Specialist - Feb. 8, 2018)
Kaylee Adams [baylorbears.com] (Specialist - Feb. 21, 2018)
Morgan Celum [baylorbears.com] (Freshman - Feb. 21, 2018)
Ceara Gray [baylorbears.com] (Player - Feb. 21, 2018)
Lauren Sturm [baylorbears.com] (Player - Feb. 28, 2018)
Kaylee Adams [baylorbears.com] (Specialist - March 14, 2018)
Ceara Gray [baylorbears.com] (Player - March 14, 2018)
Kaylee Adams [baylorbears.com] (Specialist - March 28, 2018)
Kaylee Adams [baylorbears.com] (Specialist - April 12, 2018)
Hope Bravo [baylorbears.com] (Athlete – Feb. 7, 2019)
Joie Hensley [baylorbears.com] (Specialist – Feb. 7, 2019)
Ceara Gray [baylorbears.com] (Athlete – Feb. 14, 2019)
Ashley Echelberger [baylorbears.com] (Athlete – March 8, 2019)
Joie Hensley [baylorbears.com] (Specialist – March 8, 2019)
Joie Hensley [baylorbears.com] (Specialist – March 22, 2019)
Ashley Echelberger (Athlete – March 29, 2019)