Jessica Wallander (most improved) and Shannen Kelly (top freshman) were also honored.
The meet will run from April 12-14 in Shreveport, La.
Three all-arounders and one event specialist were selected to the Columbus Regional.
Based on RQS, the five gymnasts combined for 11 all-MPSF honors.
Hance is the fourth Air Force gymnast to earn the weekly conference award this season.
SOPHOMORE (2012): Selected as the program's Most Valuable Gymnast...placed 14th in the all-around at the NCAA Regional Championships...that placement was Air Force's best at a regional meet since 2005...USAG All-American (second team) on the uneven bars...earned all-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation honors on the uneven bars, balance beam and all-around...earned MPSF Gymnast of the Week honors on March 6...won the uneven bars at Rutgers after scoring a career-best 9.850...also tied for first on that event at UC Davis, Alaska-Anchorage and Eastern Michigan...also reached the 9.800-mark on the bars at EMU...tallied a career-high 9.800 on the balance beam during the home triangular with Western Michigan and Denver...placed first on that event at UC Davis and again at Alaska Anchorage...also scored a career-high mark in the all-around (38.775) during the Falcons' triangular meet...earned a personal-best 9.800 on the floor exercise during the team finals of the USAG Championships...scored a career-best 9.650 on the vault at Rutgers...recorded the team's top finishes at the MPSF Championships, placing fourth on both the uneven bars and all-around...ranked among the team's top three on every event, including team-leading marks on the uneven bars, floor exercise and all-around.
FRESHMAN (2011): USAG All-America (second-team) selection on the uneven bars...all-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation honoree on the balance beam and all-around...competed in every meet, including six as an all-around competitor...scored a career-high 38.575 against Bridgeport...also tallied personal-best highs on the uneven bars (9.800) and floor exercise (9.600) at that meet...uneven bars score was the second-highest on the team in 2011...matched that floor score again against Eastern Michigan and Denver...scored a career-high balance beam score of 9.750 on two occasions...captured the first at Minnesota to place fourth...matched that score in the regular-season finale against Denver...led the team with a 9.517 average on the beam...tallied a career-best 9.475 on the vault at UC Davis...cleared the 38-point mark in three of six all-around competitions...collected first-place finishes in the all-around at UC Davis and at home against Eastern Michigan...tied for first on the uneven bars against Bridgeport...named the MPSF Gymnast of the Week on Feb. 15.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB TEAM: Naperville North High School...member of the High Honor Roll (4.0 GPA)...Wellesley Book Award nominee...studied Spanish for four years and took two years of Mandarin Chinese...member of the Children of the American Revolution (C.A.R.)...competed at the club level for Aerial Gymnastics Club...coached by Don and Patrice McPherson and Jeanne Johnson...four-time Level 10 state and regional qualifier...two-time alternate for the Junior Olympic National Championships...placed second in the region on the balance beam...also finished second on the uneven bars and ninth in the all-around at the regional championships.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Geoffrey and Cynthia Hance...has one older sister, Madora...nickname is "Nay"...majoring in management and earning a minor in Chinese...future career plans include the LEAP program and attending law school...served as Honor NCO...named to the Athletic Director's List during all four semesters...enjoys outdoor sports (kayaking, hiking, biking, etc.)...favorite event is the uneven bars...has a corn snake...has been to China twice...has gone scuba diving in the Cayman Islands...served as Logistics Cadre during Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET) over the summer...also worked as a CATM Range Safety Official and completed Operation Air Force at Maguire AFB, New Jersey......member of Cadet Squadron 36.