2018 Oklahoma Women's Gymnastics Media Guide

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TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S

INTRODUCTION

THE SOONERS

Photo Roster . . ................................................ 2 Quick Facts. . ..................................................3 2018 Schedule.. ............................................. 4 Roster. . ........................................................... 5

Gymnast Profiles ...................................... 66

BOOMER SOONER There’s Only One Oklahoma........................8 Facilities . . ................................................... 12 Student Life ................................................ 18 The University of Oklahoma . . ...................20 Sooner Tradition ........................................ 24 Norman/Oklahoma City . . ...........................26

SEASON REVIEW 2018 Photo Timeline . . ............................... 30 2018 Results . . .............................................54 2018 Awards ...............................................58

2018 PREVIEW Season Outlook

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COACHES AND STAFF Head Coach K.J. Kindler .......................... 142 Assistant Coach Lou Ball .. ...................... 144 Assistant Coach Tom Haley ................... 146 Support Staff . . .......................................... 148 OU Athletics Communications . . .............. 158

HISTORY Coaching History ..................................... 162 All-Americans........................................... 163 NCAA History ............................................ 164 Academic Awards. . ................................... 166 Conference Honors.. ................................. 168 Letterwinners . . ......................................... 170 Series Records.......................................... 171 All-Time Results .. ......................................172

2018 WOMEN’S GYMNASTICS GUIDE

The 2018 Oklahoma Women’s Gymnastics Guide was designed and produced in-house by the OU Athletics Communications Office in Norman, Okla., using Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop. The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity institution. www. ou.edu/eoo (October 2016)

GUIDE DESIGN Lindsey Morrison

GUIDE WRITING Lindsey Morrison

PHOTOGRAPHY

Randy Alvarado, Roland Barrett, Madison Mooring, Amy Pyle, Shevaun Williams, and OU Athletics Communications archives

EDITORIAL CONTRIBUTERS Andie Beene

PUBLICATION EDITORS

The Oklahoma Gymnastics office


2018 SOONERS

NATALIE BROWN

STEFANI CATOUR

SAMANTHA CRAUS

JADE DEGOUVEIA

BRENNA DOWELL

JORDAN DRAPER

ASHLEY HILLER

AJ JACKSON

NICOLE LEHRMANN

ALEX MARKS

ABIGAIL MATTHEWS

MAGGIE NICHOLS

EVY SCHOEPFER

BREHANNA SHOWERS

ANASTASIA WEBB

CARLY WOODARD

K.J. KINDLER

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LOU BALL

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TOM HALEY

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ASHLEY KERR

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QUICK FACTS GENERAL INFORMATION Location..................................................................................................................................................................Norman, Okla. Enrollment.............................................................................................................................................................................31, 250 Founded.......................................................................................................................................................................................1890 President...............................................................................................................................................................David L. Boren VP/Athletics Director..................................................................................................................................Joe Castiglione Nickname...........................................................................................................................................................................Sooners Colors..............................................................................................................................................................Crimson & Cream Conference..............................................................................................................................................................................Big 12 Arena............................................................................................................................................................Lloyd Noble Center Capacity....................................................................................................................................................................................11,562 OU’s All-Time Record..............................................................................................................................................701-344-5

TEAM INFORMATION

SOCIAL MEDIA For behind-the-scenes updates and information about the Sooners, search Oklahoma Women’s Gymnastics on Facebook, OU_WGymnastics on Twitter and Instagram.

ATHLETICS COMMUNICATIONS Women’s Gymnastics Contact.....................................................................................................Lindsey Morison Email............................................................................................................................................lindseymorrison@ou.edu Phone...........................................................................................................................................................O: (405) 325-8372 ...........................................................................................................................................................................C: (972) 849-3018 Fax........................................................................................................................................................................(405) 325-7623

SOONERSPORTS.COM For the latest information on OU women’s gymnastics, including stats, standings, notes, photos, video and bios, visit the official website of Oklahoma Athletics at www.SoonerSports.com.

2017 Overall Record............................................................................................................................................................33-0 2017 High Score.................................................................................................................198.3875 (NCAA Super Six) Big 12 Finish...............................................................................................................................................................................First NCAA Finish...............................................................................................................................................................................First PRACTICE POLICY Routines Returning/Lost....................................................................................................................................................17/7 Practices are held at the Sam Viersen Center, directly north and across Imhoff Street All-Americans Returning/Lost..........................................................................................................................................4/1 from the Lloyd Noble Center. Practices are typically open to the media; however, those who wish to attend must obtain clearance through Lindsey Morrison in the Athletics Communications Office prior to the start of practice. Practice generally runs from noon to COACHING STAFF 4 p.m. The best time to conduct interviews is immediately following practice. Head Coach.................................................................................................................................................................K.J. Kindler Year................................................................................................................................................................................12th Season Alma Mater.....................................................................................................................................................Iowa State, 1992 CREDENTIAL REQUESTS Record at OU.....................................................................................................................................................................314-51-3 Media credentials for home contests at the Lloyd Noble Center should be requested no Career Record................................................................................................................................................................373-79-4 later than one day prior to the event. Credentials will be issued to working media only. All Assistant Coach..............................................................................................................................................................Lou Ball requests should be directed to Lindsey Morrison in the Athletics Communications Office Year................................................................................................................................................................................12th Season at (972) 49-3018 or by email to lindseymorrison@ou.edu. Assistant Coach.......................................................................................................................................................Tom Haley Year................................................................................................................................................................................12th Season PRESS CONFERENCES Volunteer Assistant Coach............................................................................................................................Ashley Kerr Post-meet press conferences will take place in the interview room located off the north Year...................................................................................................................................................................................1st Season tunnel of the Lloyd Noble Center after head coach K.J. Kindler dismisses her athletes. Volunteer Undergraduate Coach........................................................................................................Chayse Capps Official score sheets will be available at the scorer’s table. Year...................................................................................................................................................................................1st Season Women’s Gymnastics Office Phone............................................................................................(405) 325-6876 INTERVIEW REQUESTS Women’s Gymnastics Office Fax...................................................................................................(405) 325-8337 Non-post-meet interview requests for athletes and coaches must be arranged through Lindsey Morrison in the Athletics Communications Office. All requests should be submitted at least one day in advance of the desired interview time.


SCHEDULE DAY

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Monday SUNDAY Friday Sunday SUNDAY Friday FRIDAY SATURDAY FRIDAY Friday Sunday Saturday Friday Friday Saturday

Jan. 15 JAN. 21 Jan. 26 Feb. 4 FEB. 11 Feb. 16 FEB. 23 MARCH 3 MARCH 9 March 16 March 18 March 24 April 6 April 20 April 21

Georgia IOWA STATE* & TWU (Beauty and the Beast) Florida UCLA NORTH CAROLINA Nebraska + WEST VIRGINA* MICHIGAN ARIZONA STATE, ARKANSAS, DENVER* (Senior Night) Alabama TWU Big 12 Championship NCAA Regional^ NCAA Semifinals/Event Finals NCAA Super Six

Athens, Ga. LLOYD NOBLE CENTER Gainesville, Fla. Los Angeles, Calif. LLOYD NOBLE CENTER Oklahoma City, Okla. LLOYD NOBLE CENTER LLOYD NOBLE CENTER LLOYD NOBLE CENTER Tuscaloosa, Ala. Denton, Texas Ames, Iowa TBD St. Louis, Mo. St. Louis, Mo.

+ Perfect 10 Challenge at Cox Convention Center, hosted by Bart Conner Gymnastics Academy ^ Hosted at six regional sites around the country * Denotes Big 12 Opponent

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Brown, Natalie Catour, Stefani Craus, Samantha Degouveia, Jade Dowell, Brenna Draper, Jordan Hiller, Ashley Jackson, AJ Lehrmann, Nicole Marks, Alexandra Matthews, Abigail Nichols, Maggie Schoepfer, Evy Showers, Brehanna Webb, Anastasia Woodard, Carly

5-7 5-3 5-4 5-4 5-3 5-3 4-11 5-3 5-5 5-7 5-7 5-4 5-3 5-7 5-5 5-5

WOGA Desert Light Gymnastics ca-TOOR U.S. Gold Gymnastics American Twisters Gymnastics DAY-go-vay-uh GAGE Empire Gymnastics Stars Gymnastics Houston Eagles Gymnastics Capital Gymnastics LAIR-man Dynamo Gymnastics Cincinnati Gymnastics Twin City Twisters Triad Gymnastics R-Athletics IGI Fuzion Gymnastics

Sr. Sr. Sr. So. Jr. Fr. Jr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Fr. So. Fr. So. Fr. Fr.

Dallas, Texas (J.J. Pearce H.S.) Phoenix, Ariz. (Desert Vista H.S.) Grapevine, Texas (Southlake Carroll H.S.) Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. (Ft. Lauderdale H.S.) Odessa, Mo. (Odessa H.S.) Bedford, Texas (Birdville HS) Houston, Texas (Pasadena Memorial HS) Belton, Mo. (Belton H.S.) Austin, Texas (Vista Ridge H.S.) Cushing, Okla. (Abeka Academy) Virginia Beach, Va. (NUVHS) Little Canada, Minn. (Roseville Area H.S.) Ames, Iowa (Gilbert HS) Rockford, Mich. (Rockford H.S.) Morton Grove, Ill. (Niles West HS) Overland Park, Kan. (Blue Valley West HS)

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HEAD COACH K.J. KINDLER HAS WITHOUT A DOUBT TRANSFORMED OKLAHOMA INTO ONE OF TITLES AND BACK-TO-BACK CROWNS IN 2016 & 2017. WITH SEVEN TOP-THREE FINISHES IN TH TITLE, IT’S NOT SURPRISING THAT OKLAHOMA IS SYNONYMOUS WITH WINNING. BUT THE OU E 8 2018 OKLAHOMA WOMEN’S GYMNASTICS NEED TO SUCCEED IN THE


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THE MOST DOMINANT TEAMS IN THE COUNTRY, WINNING THREE OF THE LAST FOUR NATIONAL HE LAST EIGHT SEASONS, AND BEING ONE OF JUST SIX TEAMS IN THE COUNTRY TO WIN AN NCAA EXPERIENCE GOES FAR BEYOND THE TROPHY CASE, GIVING STUDENTS EVERY OPPORTUNITY THEY E CLASSROOM AND IN LIFE.


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HOME RECORD UNDER K.J. KINDLER 2017

1.6 197.750 No. 3 Alabama 1.15 198.025 No. 8 UCLA 2.3 197.675 No. 8 Denver No. 20 Nebraksa TWU 2.24 197.675 No. 7 Georgia

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196.700 196.825 194.500 194.450 193.000 196.925

1.15 197.125 No. 11 Cal W TWU W 1.22 197.475 Iowa State W Arizona State W 2.7 197.900 No. 23 West Virginia W 2.26 198.075 No. 4 Michigan W

194.225 188.250 193.850 193.325 195.250 197.275

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1.9 197.625 No. 13 Arkansas W 1.23 197.850 SE Missouri St. W TWU W 3.6 198.500 No. 3 Florida W 3.21 197.875 West Virginia W Iowa State W 4.4 197.625 Oregon State W Southern Utah W Missouri W NC State W Penn State W

194.900 192.850 190.350 198.100 195.025 194.775 196.750 196.275 196.100 195.775 195.150

1.10 197.700 No. 8 Georgia W 1.17 196.675 Iowa State W 2.9 197.325 No. 3 LSU L 2.28 197.250 No. 15 Illinois W 3.7 197.450 No. 21 Arizona State W

196.500 193.050 197.650 195.850 194.150

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1.18 197.325 No. 11 Denver W 2.22 198.375 No. 5 UCLA W 3.8 197.875 No. 16 Arizona W 3.10 197.525 No. 9 Stanford W North Carolina W 4.7 197.375 No. 11 Stanford W No. 22 Washington W No. 14 Penn State W Iowa W Southern Utah W

2012

1.27 196.475 2.3 196.475 2.24 197.225 3.2 197.300 3.24 197.475

No. 20 N.C. State No. 9 Nebraska No. 25 Minnesota Centenary No. 21 Michigan TWU No. 5 Alabama No. 19 Missouri Iowa State

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195.850 197.200 196.125 196.000 195.300 196.800 195.925 195.875 194.475 194.850 194.075 196.750 194.625 188.600 196.300 194.650 197.150 196.025 196.025

2011

1.7 195.475 No. 11 Arkansas 1.21 195.300 No. 6 Oregon State No. 23 Denver Centenary 2.18 196.425 Missouri 3.4 197.025 No. 13 Ohio State No. 17 Illinois TWU 3.11 196.875 Michigan State 4.2 197.350 No. 7 Utah No. 17 Washington North Carolina New Hampshire Missouri

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195.075 194.650 194.300 187.625 195.225 196.100 195.400 193.425 194.800 196.475 195.300 195.225 194.500 194.175

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195.275 196.225 192.575 196.225 197.275 195.800

No. 8 Arkansas L No. 21 Minnesota W No. 13 Missouri W No. 18 West Virginia W Brown W Illinois State W TWU W

196.900 195.675 196.225 195.250 185.950 191.750 191.300

2.1 195.275 No. 12 Nebraska W 2.15 196.375 Iowa State W 2.29 195.650 TWU W 3.7 196.750 No. 11 Auburn W 3.29 195.875 Iowa State W No. 18 Missouri W No. 14 Nebraska W 4.12 195.875 No. 4 Alabama L No. 19 Arizona State W No. 16 Boise State W No. 24 Illinois W SEMO W

194.950 193.675 189.350 195.900 195.775 195.225 194.975 197.300 193.200 194.400 195.425 193.850

2010

1.8 196.250 2.5 196.825 2.12 197.250 3.5 197.950 3.12 196.900

2009

1.26 195.625 1.30 196.500 2.20 196.375 3.6 196.125

No. 4 Florida No. 10 Nebraska TWU No. 16 Iowa State No. 1 Alabama No. 25 Washington

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2007

1.19 196.125 Missouri Central Michigan 3.3 196.725 TWU 3.17 195.475 Iowa 3.24 197.175 Pittsburgh

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193.825 191.025 192.425 193.825 194.075

The Sooners are 87-4 at home in 11 seasons under K.J. Kindler. Every home meet in 2018 will be televised live on Sooner Sports TV.



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SAM VIERSEN GYMNASTICS CENTER Champions need a championship-caliber space to train and the OU women’s gymnastics program has just that at the Sam Viersen Gymnastics Center. One of the nation’s premier collegiate training facilities, Sam Viersen is one of only a handful freestanding co-ed college gyms in the country. The facility was overhauled in 2010, including a 7,000 square-foot addition, and improvements have continued to be made to ensure that OU gymnasts have everything they need to be successful. New graphics were installed in 2016 to showcase the success of the program, highlighting the national championships and All-American athletes who competed for Oklahoma.


CHAMPIONSHIP EXPERIENCE

BECKY SWITZER TEAM ROOM

BECKY SWITZER & KELLY GARRISON HEAD COACH (1984-2001)

SEVEN-TIME ALL-AMERICAN

Named after legendary Oklahoma women’s gymnastics coach Becky Switzer, the meeting room provides a pioneering facility for team meetings, video review sessions and team building activities. Team members frequently come together in the room for sessions

LLOYD NOBLE CENTER Centrally located in the heart of America, the Lloyd Noble Center features some of best collegiate athletics in the nation.

Since its opening in 1975, nearly five million fans have come through the LNC doors in anticipation of a Sooner victory.

The home of OU men’s and women’s basketball and women’s gymnastics, the Lloyd Noble Center’s primary tenants have accumulated a combined eight Final Four appearances, three national championships and 47 conference titles.

The Lloyd Noble Center has been host to some of the best gymnastics in the nation, with the Big 12 Championships and NCAA Regional competition being held in Norman. For the last two seasons, it has also been home to the No. 1 team in college gymnastics.

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on nutrition, team unity, media training and much more. Complete with a widescreen TV, built-in trophy cases, wood floors, custom cabinetry, custom gymnastics artwork and computer workstations, this addition provides an area for the team to unite.


SPORTS MEDICINE The Oklahoma Athletics Department feels a strong responsibility to help its athletes reach and maintain their optimum health and achieve conditioning goals. For this reason, OU has developed excellent training and conditioning programs to lessen the possibility of injuries. However, should injuries occur, the department is committed to a comprehensive rehabilitation program. Complete athletically-related medical services are provided to Oklahoma student-athletes by team physicians and OU’s certified athletic trainers. The University of Oklahoma obtains the services of the best medical consultants available. Jenn Richardson is responsible for the daily care, treatment, rehab and prevention of injuries for the women’s gymnastics

program. She enters her 12th season at OU in 2017-18 Renovations are complete at Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. The project included a new strength and conditioning room, training room, nutrition center, meeting rooms and the equipment operation. Student-athletes from all 21 OU sports will benefit from the space. The OU sports medicine department is expanding and nutritional offerings are growing, which means it can maintain health and rehabilitate at the highest level. A total team effort is the key to OU’s efficiency in preventing, treating and rehabilitating injuries sustained by student-athletes. These measures keep Sooner athletes at their highest level of performance as they compete for championships.

OPTIMUM NUTRITION

A former NCAA gymnast, Tiffany Byrd is on a daily mission to take her job far beyond its title in her work with OU studentathletes. As Director of Sports Nutrition, Byrd recognizes that food is very personal to individuals. Her goal is to have a positive impact and influence on the lives of student-athletes across all sports. “Diet plays a huge role in your energy levels and your ability to recover from workouts and tough competitive schedules,” says Byrd. “A Division I student-athlete has a hectic schedule and lifestyle, and diet is very influential on how they’re able to remain on top of their game.” Among her biggest education tools is the acronym “BOOMER,” developed by Byrd to help her athletes remember the six most important facets of a balanced diet. A student-athlete following a solid nutritional plan might see increased energy, less fatigue and higher levels of performance. As Byrd says, their goal is to “get the body to ultimately do what they need it to do.”


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GAME CHANGER

Upon the opening of Headington Hall, athletic director Joe Castiglione remarked, “It stands alone in its uniqueness, its sustainability (and) its services to the students who live here.”

PERFECT BLEND

Opened in 2013, Headington Hall is home to over 380 OU residents, including student-athletes and traditional students.

SUITE LIVING

All Headington residents live in one of three premium suites. Each suite features at least two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchennette and a living room.

UNBEATABLE DINING

Headington houses the brand new Wagner Dining Hall, offering a variety of healthy and delicious choices - many of which have been designed by Oklahoma’s own nutritionist, Tiffany Byrd.

CLOSE TO EVERYTHING

Residents of Headington stay where the action is, just steps from Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Satidum, the South Oval and central campus.

AMENITIES

Headington has been designed to be flexible in addressing the needs of all residents. Units/rooms feature large, adjustable beds, numerous places to study or hang out and a wide variety of dining options.


CHAMPIONS IN THE COMMUNITY

SOONERS IN THE COMMNITY OU lives by a clear and strong motto in dealing with its student-athletes: Inspiring Champions for Today, Preparing Leaders for Tomorrow. To fulfill that promise, the athletics department and studentathletes take an active role in a number of community service projects. Sooner student-athletes are exposed to life outside of sports and school work with opportunities to serve and help others. The Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) is a committee made up of student-athletes from all 21 intercollegiate athletic teams at the University of Oklahoma. The group coordinates community service programs for the Sooners each month.

adores them, while learning important lessons about making a positive impact in the lives of others and in the community in which they live.

“Giving back is something that benefits us as much as those we’re helping,” says OU head women’s gymnastics coach K.J. Kindler. “It brings us back to reality and makes us realize that there is more to life than collegiate athletics.” Oklahoma’s student-athletes recognize that wearing the Crimson and Cream means representing a popular sports program and themselves as individuals. They are encouraged to respond to a public that 18

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AND THE CLASSROOM CONFERENCE RECOGNITION The Sooners have had at least two first-team Academic All-Big 12 members all 19 years of the conference’s existence. Five or more Sooners have been named to the team every season of K.J. Kindler’s tenure as head coach at Oklahoma, including a program-record 10 in 2017.

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A L L-A M E R I CA N S In 2017, OU tied a program-record with 11 National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches (NACGC/W) Scholastic All-Americans. It marked the 11th straight season at least five Sooners received the honor. The Sooners have 79 selections to the team under head coach K.J. Kindler and 104 in program history. Four-time honorees Chayse Capps, Maile’ana Kanewa Three-time honorees Stefani Catour Two-time honorees Brenna Dowell, Reagan Hemry, Nicole Lehrmann, Kara Lovan, McKenzie Wofford First-time honorees Charity Jones, Maggie Nichols, Brehanna Showers

A L L- B I G 1 2 In 2017, 12 Sooners were named Academic All-Big 12 selections, the highest number under head coach K.J. Kindler. In each of Kindler’s 11 seasons, at least five Sooners have received academic accolades from the Big 12. Kindler’s teams have now earned a total of 81 such awards in her time at Oklahoma.

PERFECT APR

ELEVEN STRAIGHT

The women’s gymnastics team was one of five OU programs to be recognized for posting a perfect 1,000 multi-year Academic Progress Rate (APR) last April, marking the fouth straight year the Sooners accomplished the feat.

Collectively, OU’s student-athletes recorded their 11th straight semester of a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA. Fifteen of OU’s 19 teams earned a 3.00 or higher cumulative GPA in spring 2017, including the women’s gymnastics squad.


THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA

FLAGSHIP OF EXCELLENCE The University of Oklahoma is experiencing a golden era in the history of a great institution. The quality of new students is soaring and donor confidence is at an alltime high. President David L. Boren has spurred significant changes that have resulted in a learning environment of the highest order. As a result, the state of Oklahoma enjoys resources that impact everything from medical science to the arts for many years to come. The University of Oklahoma has long embraced the great tradition of Sooner athletics. With competitive facilities all located on the main campus, including several near the heart of the university, student-athletes and their classmates mingle comfortably in an environment that fosters an attitude of excellence, regardless of the endeavor. Created by the Oklahoma Territorial Legislature in 1890, the University of Oklahoma is a doctoral degree-granting research university serving the educational, cultural, economic and health-care needs of the state, region and nation. The Norman campus serves as home to all of the university’s academic programs except health-related fields. The OU Health Sciences Center, which is located in Oklahoma City, is one of only four comprehensive academic health centers in the nation with seven professional colleges.

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DID YOU KNOW? • OU ranks No. 1 in the nation among all public and private universities in the number of National Merit Scholars enrolled. Over 800 currently call OU home. • The Princeton Review ranks OU among the best in the nation in terms of academic excellence and cost for students and declared that OU is home to the happiest student body. • OU has consistently been designated as one of America’s 100 Best College Buys by Institutional Research & Evaluation, an independent higher education research and consulting organization. • OU is the only public university in Oklahoma to be included in the Fiske Guide to Colleges, which lists the top 10 percent of all U.S. universities. • OU’s $250 million Campaign for Scholarships has reached more than $285 million. The success of the campaign has allowed OU to more than double its private scholarships. • The Joe C. and Carole Kerr McClendon Honors College offers the largest honors program among public universities in the United States. More than 3,100 students participate in small classes of 19 or less. • OU has produced 29 Rhodes Scholars; no other university in Oklahoma has had more than three. • OU’s entrepreneurship program in the Price College of Business ranks in the top five in the nation among all public universities. • OU is the only Big 12 university to be selected as having one of America’s 25 most beautiful campuses. • OU continues to break private fundraising records, with more than $2.3 billion in gifts and pledges since 1994, which has provided funding for dramatic capital improvements, as well as an unparalleled increase in faculty endowment and student scholarships.



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THE PATH TO GRADUATION #1: ASSESMENT

The levels of academic preparation, educational orientation and career interests for all incoming student-athletes are evaluated. A staff learning specialist administers a variety of academic skills and career interest assessments. Individual academic support plans are then tailored to match a studentathlete’s academic skills and career interests. Furthermore, all new student-athletes are required to participate in a University orientation, which includes assessment in mathematics placement and foreign language, among others.

through workshops in resume development, job search strategies, interviewing skills and graduate school preparation assistance. The Sooner Career Program is dedicated to educating student-athletes about the world of work and providing a transition from college athletics to their first careers. The program includes the OU Career Fair, career information seminars, opportunities for summer internships in various fields, an employment referral service and mentorship opportunities for graduating student-athletes.

Effective communication well is an essential skill in successful personal and professional interaction for OU student athletes. The OU Communications Center #2: SKILL DEVELOPMENT offers training for effective oral communication and A comprehensive tutoring program of approximately media relations. A working media conference room 60 tutors provides one-to-one and small-group instruction. Student-athletes are assisted with study featuring a stage and modern audio-visual systems is skills, problem-solving techniques and specific course available in a state-of-the-art communications center. material. Athletic Student Life Office counselors may #3: COUNSELING recommend tutors or a student-athlete may request Student-athletes receive caring, professional support one independently. from Academics as well as Psychological Resources (PROS). This support may take several forms, including The Study Skills Center provides student-athletes career choice, academic or personal decisions. Four with assistance in college reading strategies and professional athletic academic counselors are present individual instruction for reading improvement. to help student-athletes through the educational Meanwhile, the Thompson Writing Center offers a dynamic, positive atmosphere to help student-athletes process. generate ideas and strategies for writing assignments. Approximately one counselor per 100 student-athletes Consultants help student-athletes organize papers, review grammatical basics, develop proofreading and is available to assist the student-athletes with library research skills, and design resumes. A learning planning class schedules, choosing degree programs and setting personal and academic goals. Course specialist regularly conducts time management and attendance and course performance are checked a study skills workshops. The staff’s goal is to help minimum of four times per semester for each studentstudent-athletes become independent writers and athlete participating in the intercollegiate athletic learners in the academic environment. program. Understanding computers and having access to them on a regular basis are essential to today’s successful The personal health and nutritional needs of student-athletes are monitored by the OU Sports student. The two Athletic Computer Centers, also located in the Prentice Gautt Academic Center, provide Medicine staff of physicians and certified athletic trainers. The Wagner Dining Hall makes every effort to student-athletes with computer knowledge and accommodate the special dietary requirements of OU access. The Athletic Computer Centers are open six days a week with extended hours offered during peak student-athletes. times.

#4: FACULTY RELATIONS

The Kerr Foundation Foreign Language Center was established to assist student-athletes with speaking, listening, reading and writing in different languages. The Center, coordinated by a Modern Languages department instructor, offers a top-notch multimedia environment for all foreign language instruction. Realizing the increasing role mathematics plays in society today, the Prentice Gautt Academic Center aims to help all student-athletes achieve an understanding of math and related topics in their course work. The Mathematics Center offers regular instruction for student-athletes placed in preparatory mathematics courses and tutorial consultation in all math and statistics courses. At OU, non-athletic career preparation is enhanced

The faculty guest program’s purpose is to enhance the athletic department’s relationship with the faculty and staff. Faculty members are selected to be guest coaches for the week in all sports throughout the academic year. During that time, the faculty guests are provided with a list of planned activities that are designed to give them an opportunity to experience various aspects of the athletic department’s operations and introduce them to student-athlete lifestyles and expectations.

#5: RESIDENT LIFE

Student-athletes reside in a variety of University housing environments, including the Sooner Housing Center. The Sooner Housing Center, managed by

Athletic Student Life staff, is located across the street from Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. It provides a living environment that is conducive to the academic and personal development of student-athletes. The Sooner Housing Center was the winner of the 1998 President’s Trophy for the outstanding housing center on the OU campus and was recognized for its contribution to academic excellence, innovative programming and campus diversity. The Sooner Housing Center was also selected as the President’s Trophy runner-up in 1997 and 2000.

#6: LIFE SKILLS AND MORE

OU is a member of the NCAA’s Life Skills Program and is dedicated to contributing to the growth and development of student-athletes through academic excellence, athletic excellence, personal development, community service and career development. The OU Athletic Student Life program places special emphasis upon recognition of outstanding academic performances by student-athletes. Scholar-athletes with a 3.0 GPA and above are recognized each semester at halftime of a football or men’s basketball game. An awards banquet is held in the Spring to recognize scholar-athletes and special award winners. Graduating student-athletes receive recognition prior to OU’s graduation ceremonies in May at a reception. Each is given an “O” ring, representing their athletic participation and graduation from the University of Oklahoma. All scholarship student-athletes who exhaust their eligibility within eight semesters may receive an additional year of financial aid within a six-year period. Student-athlete leaders from each sport comprise the Student-Athlete Advisory Board, which aims to improve communication with the Athletics Department and University administration regarding student-athletes’ needs and concerns. The Student-Athlete Advisory Board developed a community outreach partnership with the Oklahoma Youth Center, a local residential facility for physically, mentally and sexually abused children. The board also designs programs that encourage excellence in academics and social responsibility and serve to represent student-athletes on campus-wide committees.


RAH OKLAHOMA!

The University of Oklahoma has a long and storied history. The rich tradition has given birth to some of the most recognized pageantry in all of college athletics. Here is a look at the origin of some of the elements that create the wonderful atmosphere so unique to OU.

SOONERS College sports fans are hard-pressed to find a

nickname that is as unique and as tied in to a state’s history as a Sooner. The University of Oklahoma is the only school known as Sooners and those who claim that they are Sooners say it with pride. The Oklahoma Territory opened with the Land Run of 1889. Settlers from across the globe, seeking free land, made their way to the prairies of the plains to stake their claim. One of the few rules to claiming a lot of land was that all participants were to start at the same time, on the boom of a cannon. All settlers who started then were labeled as “Boomers” and the ones who went early were called “Sooners.” OU athletic teams were called either Rough Riders or Boomers for 10 years before the current Sooner nickname emerged in 1908. The university actually derived its name from a pep club called “The Sooner Rooters.” The success of University of Oklahoma athletics teams over the years has made the nickname synonymous with winning.

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BOOMER SOONER

One of the most recognizable college fight songs in the country, Boomer Sooner immediately evokes enthusiasm from OU fans and sends chills down the spines of those who dare to oppose them. In 1905, Arthur M. Alden, a student in history and physiology whose father was a Norman jeweler, wrote the lyrics to the fight song, borrowing the tune from Yale University’s Boola Boola but improvising the words. A year later, an addition was made to it from North Carolina’s I’m a Tarheel Born and the two combined to form today’s university fight song. Though the tune was first made known by Yale, the everlasting success of Sooner squads has taken the melody of Boomer Sooner to national popularity. Boomer Sooner, Boomer Sooner Boomer Sooner, Boomer Sooner Boomer Sooner, Boomer Sooner Boomer Sooner, OK U! Oklahoma, Oklahoma Oklahoma, Oklahoma Oklahoma, Oklahoma Oklahoma, OK U! I’m a Sooner born and Sooner bred and when I die, I’ll be Sooner dead Rah Oklahoma, Rah Oklahoma Rah Oklahoma, OK U!

MASCOTS The Sooner Schooner is a Conestoga, or covered wagon, reminiscent of the mode of travel used by pioneers who settled Oklahoma. The Schooner is powered by matching white ponies named Boomer and Sooner, and it ventures onto Owen Field in a triumphant victory ride after OU scores. Although the Schooner was introduced in 1964, it did not become the official mascot until 1980. The Schooner is well-recognized by college athletics fans across the country and makes regular appearances at university functions. During OU football and baseball games from 19151928, Mex the Dog wore a red sweater with a letter “O” on the side. Mex died of old age on April 30, 1928, and he was so popular among students and faculty that the university closed for his funeral and procession on May 2, 1928. In the fall of 2005, the OU Athletics Deparment introduced costumed mascots. The new characters will act as an extension of the Sooner Schooner and its horses to be enjoyed by fans, especially children, at all OU athletics contests. The costumes feature traditional collegiate gear as part of their regular uniform, but will don team uniforms for football and men’s and women’s basketball. They were voted “Most Collegiate” by the Universal Cheerleading Association (UCA).


CRIMSON AND CREAM

PRIDE OF OKLAHOMA

OU CHANT

In the fall of 1895, Miss May Overstreet, the only woman on the faculty, was asked to chair a committee to select the colors of the university. The committee decided the colors should be crimson and cream and an elaborate display of the colors was draped above a platform before the student body.

The Pride of Oklahoma Marching Band has been supporting Sooner Spirit for more than a century. Unlike many other college bands, which began as military drill units, the Pride of Oklahoma had its beginnings as a pep band.

The OU Chant is a loyalty song that is sung before every home football game, before and after every men’s and women’s basketball games and at the end of many athletic and university functions.

The student body approved with great enthusiasm and immediately pennants, banners, badges and decorations of every description appeared on the streets, in the windows, at chapel, in classrooms and all public places; however, local merchants could not supply the demand.

In the early years of the 1900s, both townspeople of Norman and students of OU participated in a band that played for football games. Professor John Merrill started the first band in 1901, which was composed mostly of townspeople and disbanded after each football season. Lloyd Curtis, a cornetist, founded the first continuous student band in 1904.

Every fan who wears the official colors, each current student and student-athlete and all OU alumni are encouraged to stand and raise one finger in the air during the playing of the Chant - a symbolic gesture that shows those who do not know what it means to be a Sooner, the greatness of the university and the unity between all Sooners.

Even though the school colors have evolved to red and white over the years, you can ask any self-respecting Sooner what the colors are and they will proudly announce “Crimson and Cream.”

Today, the 300-member Pride of Oklahoma has members representing virtually every college and major on campus. The Pride of Oklahoma stands for excellence in musicianship, academics, school spirit, and commitment to our role in the surrounding community.

The Chant was written in 1936 by Jessie Lone Clarkson Gilkey, who directed the OU girl’s glee club from 1936 to 1938 and was voted Outstanding Faculty Woman in 1937.

On gamedays, a sea of crimson rolls through OU’s home venues and all Sooners are urged to wear the official colors to show the rest of the country what school spirit and Sooner Pride is all about.

Boomer Sooner rings out at the end of each rehearsal, and that song is the defining element of the University of Oklahoma. Maybe that is why Sooner fans love the band so much. Not much can compare to the first “go-go” at a football game when the Pride of Oklahoma marches the interlocking OU down the field playing Boomer Sooner.

O-K-L-A-H-O-M-A Our chant rolls on and on! Thousands strong Join heart and song In alma mater’s praise Of campus beautiful by day and night Of colors proudly gleaming Red and White ‘Neath a western sky OU’s chant will never die. Live on University!


THE CITY OF NORMAN

Norman is an ever-changing city of nearly 120,000 residents. Located in the heart of the state, it has grown to become the third largest city in Oklahoma. Despite its continuous growth, it has maintained the spirit and serenity of a small close-knit community. Since the Oklahoma landrush of 1889, Norman has grown into a popular and smart city. The spirit of Norman and its citizens is unwavering and uncompromising. While other towns were clamoring to become the state capital, Norman residents desired to have the first state university. When the first OU president got off the train and saw a prairie, he saw opportunity. As home to the state’s premier educational institution, Norman boasts an excellent quality of life and is a city that thrives on and celebrates the diversity of its community. Legendary University of Oklahoma football coach Barry Switzer called Norman “a university town with a championship spirit.” Norman continually exhibits its love for sports by hosting numerous local and national athletic events. In the last six years alone, Norman has served as host of the NCAA Men’s Gymnastics

Championship, an NCAA men’s golf regional, NCAA softball regionals, NCAA men’s and women’s gymnastics regionals, NCAA women’s tennis regionals, NCAA track and field regional, NCAA soccer first rounds and the NCAA women’s basketball regionals. In addition, the Big 12 Conference Men’s and Women’s Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling, Women’s Golf, and Women’s Gymnastics Championships were held in Norman. Cultural activities are unlimited in Norman, making it the ideal backdrop for the University of Oklahoma. As home to people of all ethnic and educational backgrounds, the city has something to offer everyone. Norman is home to a variety of enriching events and attractions, including the Sooner Theater, which hosts a series of entertaining theatrical performances produced by locally-based talent and touring companies. The Medieval Fair has become a springtime tradition in Norman as people from around the country converge on the city for one weekend each April to partake in a fascinating look back in time. Each year, an area park is transformed into a festival of sights, sounds and tastes straight from the Middle Ages. Knights joust, jesters entertain and story tellers spin tales of

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a magical time in history. The $44 million Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, a state-of-the-art facility designed to display a collection of historical and natural science items that trace the southwest’s development since prehistoric times, opened in May 2000. History buffs will also enjoy the Cleveland Country Historical House which holds exhibits relating to the development of this area of the state. For art enthusiasts, the Fred Jones Jr. Memorial Art Center houses permanent collections, nationally and world-renowned traveling exhibits as well as a yearly student art show. The museum has recently added the Weitzenhoffer Collection of French Impressionist paintings - the single most important gift of art ever given to a U.S. public university. Maintaining a progressive approach to the future while remembering its history, Norman continues to be a well-balanced community, proud to be the home of the University of Oklahoma.


OKLAHOMA CITY Oklahoma City, the capital of Oklahoma, is located just 18 miles from the Norman campus. It was the first city settled in the Land Run of 1889 because of its position as the center of the state. It is because of this central location that Oklahoma City has become known as the home of America’s Western heritage. Whether adventure, history, culture or sports, Oklahoma City offers a variety of attractions and activities different from any other place in the country. Oklahoma City was born on the afternoon of April 22, 1889, when the central portion of what is now Oklahoma was opened to settlement by presidential proclamation. Thousands crossed the borders of “unassigned lands” at the sound of gunfire at high noon. Never before or since has such a

“run” occurred anywhere on the earth. By the time the dust had settled on that historic day, many people had staked their claim at “Oklahoma Station,” an area which was destined to become Oklahoma City, a leading city in America. In 1911, Oklahoma City officially became the capital after a statewide election moved the state seal from Guthrie. Oklahoma City has become a haven for exciting sports action. It is home of an NBA team in the Oklahoma City Thunder, two semiprofessional sports teams and the host of the NCAA Women’s College Softball World Series and Big 12 Baseball Championship. In addition, the city has hosted numerous PGA and Senior PGA Tour events.

The Thunder call the Chesapeake Energy Arena in downtown OKC home. The sparkling arena has recently hosted an NCAA Volleyball Final Four in addition to major musical acts like Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, Eric Church, Ariana Grande and more. The Oklahoma City Dodgers, 1996 American Associate champions (then as the Oklahoma City 89ers), are the Triple-A baseball affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The team plays in the 13,000-plus seat Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, one of the plushest venues in all of minor league sports. The ballpark served as host to a 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 NCAA baseball regionals and hosts the Big 12 Baseball Championship on an annual basis.




JAN. 6, 2017 NORMAN, OKLA.

NO. 1 OKLAHOMA VS. NO. 3 ALABAMA 1 9 7. 7 5 0 - 1 9 6 . 7 0 0

SPECTACULAR START With a No. 1 ranking to their name, the defending national champions opened 2017 with a top-three tilt against No. 3 Alabama. The Sooners shined inside Lloyd Noble Center with a 197.750, the highest seasonopening total in program history. Oklahoma extended its streak of wins to nine straight over Alabama, with the victory.

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JAN. 15, 2017 NORMAN, OKLA.

NO. 2 OKLAHOMA VS. NO. 8 UCLA 198.025-196.825

CLUB 198 Facing yet another top-10 opponent and 2016 Super Six qualifier, the Sooners fed off an electric home crowd, reaching the 198 mark in just their second meet of the season. The No. 2 Sooners downed No. 8 UCLA, 198.025-196.825. Oklahoma impressed on every event, notching scores of at least 49.425 and securing a share of all individual titles.

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FEB. 10 OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLA.

NO. 1 OKLAHOMA VS. NO. 16 AUBURN 198.075-195.725

THE PERFECT 10

With Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles in the stands to support the Sooners, No. 1 Oklahoma once again topped the 198 mark in a victory over No. 16 Auburn at the annual Perfect 10 Challenge in Oklahoma City, Okla. In the meet, the Sooners set or tied four individual career highs and nine season bests, and swept the individual titles.

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FEB. 17 ST. CHARLES, MO.

NO. 1 OKLAHOMA VS. NO. 2 LSU, NO. 10 GEORGIA & NO. 15 MISSOURI 1 9 8 . 3 5 0 , 1 ST/4

SWAGGIE MAGGIE Against three top-15 teams, including No. 2 LSU, Maggie Nichols continued to impress, besting her own program record with a huge 39.925 in the allaround. The score was the best in the NCAA by a freshman since at least 1998 and was highlighted by Nichols’ fourth career 10.0 and second on beam. Nichols and the No. 1 Sooners exploded for a then-season best 198.350, the third-highest score in program history.

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FEB. 24 NORMAN, OKLA.

NO. 1 OKLAHOMA VS. NO. 7 GEORGIA 1 9 7. 6 7 5 - 1 9 6 . 9 2 5

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MARCH 4 ANN ARBOR, MICH.

NO. 1 OKLAHOMA VS. NO. 11 MICHIGAN 1 9 7. 5 7 5 - 1 9 7. 5 2 5

DOWN TO THE WIRE Down to the wire and one final routine at No. 11 Michigan, the Sooners needed not just a great routine from senior Chayse Capps, but a perfect routine. The veteran delivered, notching the 10.0 Oklahoma needed to secure the victory over the Wolverines. It was Capps’ second career 10.0 on beam, coming at the most perfect moment to help keep OU’s undefeated season alive.

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MARCH 12 BERKELEY, CALIF.

NO. 1 OKLAHOMA VS. NO. 17 CALIFORNIA 1 9 7. 8 0 0 - 1 9 6 . 7 7 5

A PERFECT FINISH For the fifth time under head coach K.J. Kindler, the Sooners recorded a perfect regular season, ending with a win over Cal to secure a 15-0 record. OU was steady across the board, posting the higher mark on all four events and securing a share of all individual titles. Senior Nicole Turner recorded a careerhigh 9.9 on floor.

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MARCH 18 FRISCO, TEXAS

NO. 1 OKLAHOMA AT BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP 1 9 7. 8 5 0 , 1 S T/4

CONFERENCE DOMINATION The Sooners made it six in a row, snagging their sixth-straight Big 12 title and tenth overall. OU claimed individual titles on all four events, including the vault top honor as Maggie Nichols earned a perfect 10.0 on the apparatus. Nichols and teammates Brenna Dowell and McKenzie Wofford shared the top spot on bars, Chayse Capps and Natalie Brown tied on beam, while AJ Jackson secured accolades on floor. Capps also took home her second Big 12 all-around champion title.

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APRIL 1 SEATTLE, WASH.

NO. 1 OKLAHOMA AT NCAA SEATTLE REGIONAL 1 9 8 . 0 7 5 , 1 ST/ 6

SEE YOU IN ST. LOUIS Earning its eighth straight regional title, Oklahoma advanced to the NCAA Championships for the 14th consecutive season. Breaking the 198 mark for the sixth time on the season, the Sooners secured the highest mark on all apparatuses and earned individual titles on three events and the all-around. OU was the only team to reach the 198 mark, once again earning the best score in the nation in regional competition.

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APRIL 14 ST. LOUIS, MO.

NO. 1 OKLAHOMA AT NCAA SEMIFINAL I 1 9 7. 7 2 5 , 1 S T/ 6

LIMITLESS POTENTIAL The Sooners secured their spot in the 2017 Super Six for the fifth consecutive year with a first-place finish in semifinal action. From the first prelim, No. 4 Utah and No. 5 UCLA also joined the Sooners in the team finals. Maggie Nichols and Nicole Lehrmann were crowned co-national champions on bars after posting identical marks of 9.95. Five OU gymnasts earned a total of 12 All-America honors. Chayse Capps and Nichols each picked up a trio of honors, while AJ Jackson, Stefani Catour and Lehrmann each earned a pair of accolades. 48

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APRIL 15 ST. LOUIS, MO.

NO. 1 OKLAHOMA AT NCAA SUPER SIX 1 9 8 . 3 87 5 , 1 ST/ 6

SLAYED THE DAY The biggest stage in the sport couldn’t intimidate the Sooners as they soared to an unprecedented 198.3875, setting the NCAA record for a team score in a Super Six– and securing their second-straight and third overall national championship. The Super Six appearance was the seventh in the last eight seasons and in each of those, the Sooners have finished within the top three nationally. OU rolled from the beginning with a 49.5875 on bars and a 49.7000 on beam. The Sooners posted a perfect 33-0 record, the first undefeated season in program history.

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ENDED ON EMPTY 33-0.

Perfection doesn’t come easy, and the 2017 Sooners used heart and grit to make history as the first Sooner squad to post an undefeated season. With its secondstraight national championship and third in the last four years, a sixth-straight Big 12 Championship, eighth-straight regional title, two individual national champions, and 12 All-America honors, the 2017 squad cemented itself in history as one of the most prolific teams the program has ever seen. After the Super Six win, OU head coach K.J. Kindler said, “It felt crazy, really. I almost felt like I wasn’t here—it was that amazing. To have that kind of a performance from a coaching standpoint, wow. As an athlete, to be in that state of mind and to get your body to do what they got their bodies to do tonight over and over and over, performance after performance—I don’t think you see that very often, and I don’t know if we’ve done it at the national championship before the way we did tonight. It’s just a really special night.” 52

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2017 OVERVIEW FINAL RANKINGS TEAM

SUPER SIX PRELIMS

1. OKLAHOMA 198.387 2. LSU 197.738 3. Florida 197.700 4. UCLA 197.262 5. Utah 196.588 6. Alabama 196.000 7. Nebraska - 8. Washington - 9. Denver - 10. Michigan - 11. Oregon State - 12. Georgia - 13. Boise State - 14. Kentucky - 15. Auburn -

NQS

REGIONAL TEAM RQS AVERAGE HIGH SCORE

197.725 396.085 198.075 198.010 197.858 198.350 198.275 395.315 197.450 197.865 197.744 198.150 197.812 394.760 197.125 197.635 197.470 197.975 197.500 394.300 196.800 197.500 197.150 198.125 197.050 394.700 197.150 197.550 197.166 197.925 197.600 393.980 196.625 197.355 196.963 197.825 197.213 393.350 196.625 196.725 196.180 197.175 196.562 393.285 196.550 196.735 196.348 197.175 196.475 394.090 197.050 197.040 196.533 197.150 196.463 394.485 197.350 197.135 196.823 197.825 196.363 393.265 196.150 197.115 196.600 197.475 195.800 393.780 196.775 197.005 196.565 197.325 - 393.060 196.150 196.910 196.683 197.675 - 393.045 196.200 196.845 196.363 197.475 - 392.865 196.600 196.265 195.898 196.550

MEET RESULTS

DATE OPPONENT

RESULT

F R I D AY, J A N . 6 S U N D AY, J A N . 1 5 Saturday, Jan. 21 Friday, Jan. 27 F R I D AY, F E B . 3 Friday, Feb. 10 Friday, Feb. 17 F R I D AY, F E B . 24 Sunday, Feb. 26 Saturday, March 4 Sunday, March 12 Saturday, March 18 Saturday, April 1 Friday, April 14 Saturday, April 15

W, 1 9 7.7 5 0 -1 9 6 .7 0 0 W, 1 9 8 . 0 2 5 -1 9 6 . 8 2 5 W, 197.925-195.550 W, 197.425-195.275 F i r s t/4 , 1 9 7. 6 7 5 W, 198.075-195.725 First/4, 198.350 W, 1 9 7.1 7 5 -1 9 6 . 9 2 5 W, 198.175-192.975 W, 197.575-197.525 W, 197.800-196.775 First/4, 197.850 First/6, 198.075 First/6, 197.725 First/6, 198.3875

ALABAMA UCLA West Virginia Iowa State DENVER, NEBRASKA, TWU Auburn (Perfect 10 Challenge) Mardi Gras Invitational GEORGIA TWU Michigan California Big 12 Championship NCAA Regional NCAA Semifinals NCAA Super Six Team Finals

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LOCATION LLOYD NOBLE CENTER LLOYD NOBLE CENTER Morgantown, W.Va. Ames, Iowa LLOYD NOBLE CENTER Oklahoma City St. Charles, Mo. LLOYD NOBLE CENTER Denton, Texas Ann Arbor, Mich. Berkeley, Calif. Frisco, Texas Seattle, Wash. St. Louis, Mo. St. Louis, Mo.


EVENT TITLES VAULT (15)

SCORE MEET 49.450 49.425 49.550 49.375 49.275 49.450 49.450 49.400 49.375 49.300 49.425 49.400 49.575 49.350 49.4875

UNEVEN BARS (15)

49.575 49.475 49.250 49.450 49.550 49.425 49.600 49.500 49.700 49.525 49.425 49.625 49.550 49.525 49.5875

BALANCE BEAM (13)

49.600 49.475 49.200 49.550 49.525 49.625 49.450 49.450 49.450 49.425 49.450 49.500 49.500

Jan. 6 Jan. 15 Jan. 21 Jan. 27 Feb. 3 Feb. 10 Feb. 17 Feb. 24 Feb. 26 Mar. 4 Mar. 12 Mar. 18 April 1 April 14 April 15

Alabama UCLA West Virginia Iowa State Denver, Nebraska, TWU Auburn Mardi Gras Invitational Georgia TWU Michigan California Big 12 Championship NCAA Seattle Regional NCAA Semifinal I NCAA Super Six

Jan. 6 Jan. 15 Jan. 21 Jan. 27 Feb. 3 Feb. 10 Feb. 17 Feb. 24 Feb. 26 Mar. 4 Mar. 12 Mar. 18 April 1 April 14 April 15

UCLA West Virginia Iowa State Denver, Nebraska, TWU Auburn Mardi Gras Invitational Georgia TWU Michigan California Big 12 Championship NCAA Seattle Regional NCAA Semifinal I

Jan. 15 Jan. 21 Jan. 27 Feb. 3 Feb. 10 Feb.17 Feb. 24 Feb. 26 Mar. 4 Mar. 12 Mar. 18 April 1 April 14

49.650 49.525 49.375 49.450 49.6125

TWU California Big 12 Championship NCAA Seattle Regional NCAA Super Six

Feb. 26 Mar. 12 Mar. 18 April 1 April 15

SEASON BESTS TEAM TOTAL 1. 2. 3. 4.

198.3875. . ............... NCAA Super Six. . .............................................April 15 198.350. . ................. Mardi Gras Invitational.................................. Feb. 17 198.175.................... TWU. . .................................................................Feb. 26 198.075................... Auburn. . .............................................................Feb. 10 198.075................... NCAA Seattle Regional.................................... April 1

VAULT 1. 49.575. . ................... NCAA Seattle Regional.................................... April 1 2. 49.550.................... West Virginia.. .................................................. Jan. 21 3. 49.4875. . ................. NCAA Super Six. . .............................................April 15 4. 49.450.. ................... Alabama. . ........................................................... Jan. 6 5. 49.450.. ................... Auburn. . .............................................................Feb. 10 49.450.. ................... Mardi Gras Invitational................................... Feb.17

UNEVEN BARS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

49.700 . . ................... TWU. . .................................................................Feb. 26 49.625.................... Big 12 Championship..................................... Mar. 18 49.600.................... Mardi Gras Invitational................................... Feb.17 49.5875.. ................. NCAA Super Six. . .............................................April 15 49.550.................... Denver, Nebraska, TWU. . ................................. Feb. 3 49.550.................... NCAA Seattle Regional.................................... April 1

BALANCE BEAM

FLOOR EXERCISE (13) 49.500 49.425 49.650 49.400 49.300 49.675 49.675 49.325

DATE

Alabama UCLA West Virginia Iowa State Denver, Nebraska, TWU Auburn Mardi Gras Invitational Georgia TWU Michigan California Big 12 Championship NCAA Seattle Regional NCAA Semifinal I NCAA Super Six

Alabama UCLA West Virginia Iowa State Denver, Nebraska, TWU Auburn Mardi Gras Invitational Georgia

Jan. 6 Jan.15 Jan. 21 Jan. 27 Feb. 3 Feb. 10 Feb.17 Feb. 24

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

49.700 . . ................... NCAA Super Six. . .............................................April 15 49.625.................... Mardi Gras Invitational................................... Feb.17 49.600.................... UCLA. . ................................................................. Jan. 15 49.550.................... Denver, Nebraska, TWU. . ................................. Feb. 3 49.525.. ................... Auburn. . .............................................................Feb. 10

FLOOR EXERCISE 1. 3. 5.

49.675. . ................... Auburn. . .............................................................Feb. 10 49.675. . ................... Mardi Gras Invitational................................... Feb.17 49.650.................... West Virginia.. .................................................. Jan. 21 49.650.................... TWU. . .................................................................Feb. 26 49.6125. . ................. NCAA Super Six. . .............................................April 15


SCORING BREAKDOWN DATE MEET

TEAM (RANK)

VAULT

BARS

BEAM

FLOOR

TOTAL

1.6 Alabama

OKLAHOMA (1) Alabama (3)

49.450 49.000

49.575 49.325

49.225 49.350

49.500 49.025

197.750 196.700

1.15 UCLA

OKLAHOMA (2) UCLA (8)

49.425 49.075

49.475 49.350

49.600 49.450

49.425 48.950

198.025 196.825

1.21 at West Virginia

OKLAHOMA (1) 49.550 49.250 49.475 49.650 197.925 West Virginia 48.950 48.800 48.600 49.200 195.550

1.27 at Iowa State

OKLAHOMA (1) Iowa State

49.375 48.800

49.450 48.925

49.200 48.250

49.400 49.200

197.425 195.275

2.3 Denver, Nebraska, TWU OKLAHOMA (1) Denver (8) Nebraska (20) TWU

49.275 47.975 49.275 48.825

49.550 48.400 49.100 48.275

49.550 49.125 48.075 47.575

49.300 49.000 48.000 48.325

197.675 194.500 194.450 193.000

2.10

49.450 49.150

49.425 48.425

49.525 49.050

49.675 49.100

198.075 195.725

Perfect 10 Challenge OKLAHOMA (1) (Oklahoma City) Auburn (1^)

2.17 Mardi Gras Invitational OKLAHOMA (1) 49.450 49.600 49.625 49.675 198.350 (St. Charles, Mo.) LSU (2) 49.375 49.300 49.575 49.450 197.700 GEORGIA (10) 49.000 49.100 49.425 49.450 196.975 MISSOURI (15) 49.200 49.100 49.100 48.950 196.350 2.24 Georgia

OKLAHOMA (1) Georgia (7)

49.400 49.175

49.500 49.125

49.450 49.325

49.325 49.300

197.675 196.925

2.26 at TWU

OKLAHOMA (1) TWU

49.375 48.400

49.700 47.175

49.450 48.375

49.650 49.025

198.175 192.975

3.4 at Michigan

OKLAHOMA (1) Michigan (11)

49.300 49.200

49.525 49.325

49.450 49.375

49.300 49.625

197.575 197.525

3.12 at California

OKLAHOMA (1) California (17)

49.425 49.175

49.425 49.125

49.425 49.325

49.525 49.150

197.800 196.775

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DATE MEET

TEAM (RANK)

VAULT

4.1 NCAA Regional (Seattle, Wash.)

OKLAHOMA (1) Washington (13) Kentucky (12) Stanford BYU Utah State (24)

49.575 49.550 49.500 49.450 198.075 48.875 49.250 49.175 49.250 196.550 49.050 48.975 49.150 49.025 196.200 48.975 49.100 48.600 48.900 195.575 48.800 48.625 48.775 48.825 195.025 48.950 48.725 48.500 48.675 194.850

4.14 NCAA Semifinal I (St. Louis, Mo.)

OKLAHOMA (1)* UCLA (5)* Utah (4)* Washington (13) Denver (9) Oregon State (8)

49.3500 49.2375 49.0875 49.0250 48.9500 49.0000

49.5250 43.3625 49.0875 49.0375 49.3000 48.9125

49.5000 49.3625 49.3875 49.1875 48.9875 49.3625

49.3500 49.5375 49.4875 49.3125 49.3125 49.0875

197.7250 197.5000 197.0500 196.5625 196.4750 196.3625

4.14 NCAA Semifinal II (St. Louis, Mo.)

LSU (2)* Florida (3)* Alabama (6)* Nebraska (14) Michigan (7) Georgia (10)

49.5625 49.5125 49.3625 49.2500 48.9750 48.9125

49.4125 49.4250 49.4875 49.2500 49.3000 49.1625

49.5875 49.3875 49.3625 49.3000 48.8125 48.5000

49.7125 49.4875 49.3875 29.4125 49.2250 49.2250

198.2750 197.8125 197.6000 197.2125 196.4625 195.8000

4.15 NCAA Super Six (St. Louis, Mo.)

OKLAHOMA (1) LSU (2) Florida (3) UCLA (5) Utah (4) Alabama (6)

49.4875 49.3000 49.3625 49.0000 49.0625 49.1625

49.5875 49.3875 49.5375 49.4375 49.3125 48.8875

49.7000 49.7250 49.3000 49.4875 49.1500 48.6250

49.6125 49.3250 49.5000 49.3375 49.0625 49.3250

198.3875 197.7375 197.7000 197.2625 196.5875 196.0000

3.18 Big 12 Championship (Frisco, Texas)

OKLAHOMA (1) Denver (7) West Virginia (22) Iowa State

*Advanced to 2017 NCAA Super Six Team Finals

49.400 49.075 49.050 49.050

BARS 49.625 49.150 48.750 48.550

BEAM 49.450 49.175 48.775 48.825

FLOOR 49.375 49.075 48.925 49.150

TOTAL

197.850 196.475 195.500 195.575


INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

NAME

AWARD

DAT E

Natalie Brown Natalie Brown

Academic All-Big 12 All-Big 12 (beam)

Chayse Capps Chayse Capps Chayse Capps Chayse Capps Chayse Capps Chayse Capps Chayse Capps Chayse Capps Chayse Capps Chayse Capps Chayse Capps

Big 12 Gymnast of the Week Big 12 Gymnast of the Week Big 12 Gymnast of the Week Big 12 Gymnast of the Week Big 12 Gymnast of the Year AAI Award Finalist Academic All-Big 12 All-Big 12 (all-around, beam, floor) NACGC/W Scholastic All-American NACGC/W All-American (all-around, beam, floor) All-American (all-around, vault, beam)

1.9 1.16 2.27 3.6 3.18 3.23 3.14 3.15 7.27 3.25 4.14

Stefani Catour Stefani Catour Stefani Catour Stefani Catour Stefani Catour

Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week Academic All-Big 12 NACGC/W Scholastic All-American All-American (bars, beam)

1.90 2.20 3.14 7.27 4.14

Jade Degouveia

Big 12 Newcomer of the Week

2.27

Brenna Dowell Brenna Dowell Brenna Dowell Brenna Dowell

Academic All-Big 12 All-Big 12 (vault) NACGC/W Scholastic All-American NACGC/W All-American (vault, bars)

3.14 3.15 7.27 3.25

Reagan Hemry Reagan Hemry

Academic All-Big 12 NACGC/W Scholastic All-American

3.14 7.27

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3.14 3.15

AJ Jackson AJ Jackson AJ Jackson AJ Jackson AJ Jackson AJ Jackson AJ Jackson AJ Jackson AJ Jackson AJ Jackson

Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week Big 12 Event Specialist of the Year Academic All-Big 12 All-Big 12 (vault, floor) NACGC/W All-American (vault, floor) All-American (vault, floor)

1.16 1.23 1.30 2.13 3.13 3.18 3.14 3.15 3.25 4.14

Charity Jones Charity Jones

Academic All-Big 12 NACGC/W Scholastic All-American

3.14 7.27

Maile’ana Kanewa NACGC/W Scholastic All-American

7.27

K.J. Kindler

Big 12 Co-Head Coach of the Year

3.18

Nicole Lehrmann Nicole Lehrmann Nicole Lehrmann Nicole Lehrmann Nicole Lehrmann Nicole Lehrmann

Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week Academic All-Big 12 All-Big 12 (bars) NACGC/W Scholastic All-American NACGC/W All-American (bars) All-American (bars, beam)

2.60 3.14 3.15 7.27 3.25 4.14

Kara Lovan Kara Lovan

Academic All-Big 12 NACGC/W Scholastic All-American

3.14 7.27

Alex Marks

Academic All-Big 12

3.14

Maggie Nichols Maggie Nichols Maggie Nichols Maggie Nichols Maggie Nichols Maggie Nichols Maggie Nichols Maggie Nichols Maggie Nichols Maggie Nichols Maggie Nichols Maggie Nichols Maggie Nichols Maggie Nichols Maggie Nichols

Big 12 Gymnast of the Week 1.23 Big 12 Gymnast of the Week 1.3 Big 12 Gymnast of the Week 2.2 Big 12 Newcomer of the Week 1.90 Big 12 Newcomer of the Week 1.16 Big 12 Newcomer of the Week 1.30 Big 12 Newcomer of the Week 2.60 Big 12 Newcomer of the Week 2.13 Big 12 Newcomer of the Week 3.60 Big 12 Newcomer of the Week 3.13 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year 3.18 All-Big 12 (all-around, vault, bars, beam, floor) 3.15 NACGC/W Scholastic All-American 7.27 NACGC/W All-American (AA, VT ,UB, BB, FX) 3.25 All-American (vault, bars, floor) 4.14

Brehanna Showers NACGC/W Scholastic All-American

7.27

Nicole Turner

Academic All-Big 12

3.14

McKenzie Wofford McKenzie Wofford McKenzie Wofford McKenzie Wofford McKenzie Wofford

Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week Academic All-Big 12 All-Big 12 (bars) NACGC/W Scholastic All-American NACGC/W All-American (bars)

2.27 3.14 3.15 7.27 3.25


2016 TITLES MAGGIE NICHOLS (44) Bars 9.975 Alabama 1.6 Floor 9.95 Alabama 1.6 All-Around 39.725 Alabama 1.6 Vault 9.925 UCLA 1.15 Bars 9.925 UCLA 1.15 Floor 9.95 UCLA 1.15 All-Around 39.75 UCLA 1.15 Vault 10.0 West Virginia 1.21 Bars 9.925 West Virginia 1.21 Beam 9.975 West Virginia 1.21 Floor 9.975 West Virginia 1.21 All-Around 39.875 West Virginia 1.21 Vault 9.95 Iowa State 1.27 Bars 9.95 Iowa State 1.27 Beam 9.9 Iowa State 1.27 Floor 9.925 Iowa State 1.27 All-Around 39.725 Iowa State 1.27 Vault 9.925 Denver/Nebraska/TWU 2.3 Bars 9.95 Denver/Nebraska/TWU 2.3 Beam 10.0 Denver/Nebraska/TWU 2.3 Floor 9.975 Denver/Nebraska/TWU 2.3 All-Around 39.85 Denver/Nebraska/TWU 2.3 Bars 9.9 Perfect 10 Challenge 2.10 Floor 10.0 Perfect 10 Challenge 2.10 All-Around 39.675 Perfect 10 Challenge 2.10 Vault 9.975 Mardi Gras Invitational 2.17 Bars 9.975 Mardi Gras Invitational 2.17 Beam 10.0 Mardi Gras Invitational 2.17 Floor 9.975 Mardi Gras Invitational 2.17 All-Around 39.925 Mardi Gras Invitational 2.17 Beam 9.95 Georgia 2.24 Bars 10.0 Michigan 3.4 Bars 9.9 California 3.12 Beam 9.9 California 3.12 Vault 10.0 Big 12s 3.18 Bars 9.95 Big 12s 3.18 Vault 9.95 NCAll-Around Regionals 4.1 Beam 9.95 NCAll-Around Regionals 4.1 Floor 9.95 NCAll-Around Regionals 4.1 All-Around 39.75 NCAll-Around Regionals 4.1 Vault 9.9 NCAll-Around Semifinal I 4.14 Bars 9.95 NCAll-Around Semifinal I* 4.14 Vault 9.9625 NCAA Super Six 4.15 Beam 10.0 NCAA Super Six 4.15 Floor 9.95 NCAA Super Six 4.15

Beam All-Around Beam Vault

CHAYSE CAPPS (16) Vault 9.925 UCLA Beam 9.975 UCLA Beam 9.95 Perfect 10 Challenge Beam 9.95 Georgia All-Around 39.475 Georgia Beam 9.925 TWU Floor 9.975 TWU All-Around 39.625 TWU Beam 10.0 Michigan Vault 9.925 California Beam 9.9 California All-Around 39.625 California

1.15 1.15 2.10 2.24 2.24 2.26 2.26 2.26 3.4 3.12 3.12 3.12

9.925 39.625 9.95 9.9

Big 12s Big 12s NCAll-Around Regionals NCAll-Around Semifinal I

3.18 3.18 4.1 4.14

AJ JACKSON (10) Floor 9.975 Mardi Gras Invitational Floor 9.95 Georgia Vault 9.9 TWU Floor 9.975 TWU Vault 9.9 Michigan Floor 9.95 California Floor 9.95 Big 12s Vault 9.95 NCAll-Around Regionals Vault 9.9 NCAll-Around Semifinal I Floor 9.95 NCAA Super Six

2.10 2.24 2.26 2.26 3.4 3.12 3.18 4.1 4.14 4.15

BRENNA DOWELL (9) Vault 9.95 Alabama Vault 9.95 Perfect 10 Challenge Vault 9.975 Mardi Gras Invitational Vault 9.95 Georgia Vault 9.9 TWU Vault 9.9 Michigan Vault 9.925 California Bars 9.9 California Bars 9.95 Big 12s

1.6 2.10 2.17 2.24 2.26 3.4 3.12 3.12 3.18

NICOLE LEHRMANN (4) Bars 9.925 UCLA Bars 9.9 Perfect 10 Challenge Bars 10.0 TWU Bars 9.95 NCAll-Around Semifinal I*

1.15 2.10 2.26 4.14

NATALIE BROWN (3) Beam 9.925 TWU Beam 9.9 California Beam 9.925 Big 12s

2.26 3.12 3.18

MCKENZIE WOFFORD (3) Bars 9.95 Georgia Bars 10.0 TWU Bars 9.95 Big 12s

2.24 2.26 3.18

STEFANIE CATOUR (2) Bars 9.9 Perfect 10 Challenge Bars 9.9 California

2.10 3.12

ALEX MARKS (1) Vault 9.9 TWU

2.26

*NCAA National Champion




WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU RETURN 17 ROUTINES FROM A NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP SQUAD BUT LOSE ONE OF THE MOST DECORATED GYMNASTS IN PROGRAM HISTORY? YOU LOOK TO THE VETERANS TO BE LEADERS AND DEPEND ON THE YOUNG TO SHOW WHY OKLAHOMA IS #CHAMPU. AND THEN THERE WERE THREE The 2017 season brought OU its third and most dominant national championship in school history. The Sooners set an NCAA scoring record and knocked off a fiery LSU team for the top of the podium. Coming off the 2017 season, OU will lose valuable leadership with six graduating Sooners exiting the arena. Three of those graduates, Charity Jones, Chayse Capps and McKenzie Wofford, combined for seven contributing routines in the 24-person lineup, and all three were All-Americans during their careers at OU.

of the gate to replace valuable losses. Anastasia Webb looks to be a contender in the all-around immediately. She is grace in motion and has potential that coach Kindler calls “unlimited.” Evy Schoepfer is a powerful and strong athlete who should crack the vault, beam and floor lineups early on. Carly Woodard has seen a great deal of improvement in the preseason and will likely contribute on beam and floor during 2018. Jordan Draper entered the fall semester with a minor foot injury and has worked back to 100 percent. She will shine on beam and floor for the Sooners and has a new vault under construction.

The losses average two positions per event, but the main challenge will be selecting new starters for the Sooners in 2018. Either Jones or Capps were the OU lineup “first up” on vault, bars, beam and floor during the 2017 regular season and three of those events in the postseason. This position traditionally goes to a seasoned veteran who is a mental giant and can set the tone for the entire squad.

“Our freshmen are very diverse,” Kindler commented. “There is power, but there is also beauty and that stunning performance quality that people have come to expect from Oklahoma teams. They seem to be adjusting well, and the work ethic from this group is stellar. They fit in perfectly.”

DEPENDING ON THE YOUNG

The Sooners have four athletes likely to crack the all-around this season including AJ Jackson, Nichols, Showers and Webb. With a challenging schedule, the Sooners should have the opportunity to rest these athletes throughout the season. Kindler says that stamina and strength are the keys.

The sophomore class will have a huge impact on the 2018 Sooners, returning Jade Degouveia (limited last season due to illness), Brehanna (Bre) Showers (out with injury in 2017) and AllAmerican and bar national champion Maggie Nichols. This class is now healthy from top to bottom and will be stage setters for OU. They are expected to contribute in an unprecedented 11 to 12 lineup positions.

ALL-AROUND POTENTIAL

“We must be in excellent physical condition to sustain the challenging schedule we have put together,” Kindler said. “The health of our athletes is our top priority. This takes strategic conditioning, commitment and planning on our part to help them reach their potential. Our all-around athletes must manage both “Jade and Bre are two of our top athletes,” head coach KJ Kindler said. “Unfortunately, circumstances in 2017 were not in their favor. their intensity of activity and get adequate recovery. We must achieve a balance between the two.” Both athletes were held back, and it is such a shame because they are absolutely captivating. They both bring incredible charisma and fire to the table. I cannot wait for them to wow their VAULTING TO THE TOP way into the hearts of Sooner fans this season. “Maggie was simply stunning last season and a crowd favorite around the country!” Kindler continued. “With the quick turnaround following 2016 Olympic trials, it was a challenging transition for her physically. She kept going and going and going. She underwent surgery on her knee in the offseason and had a much-needed physical break. She is feeling much stronger in every way heading into 2018”

Vault has received the biggest upgrade for the Sooners in 2018. The Sooners have difficulty, power and amplitude on this event and should be among the best in the country. The depth here is quality and should assure a lineup that can be shifted weekly. The amount of athletes who could deliver 9.9s and higher is astounding. This event continues to challenge teams across the country with the new reduced vault values implemented.

The incoming Sooner freshmen will need to contribute right out

Degouveia, Brenna Dowell, Jackson, Alex Marks and Nichols are


the veteran vaulters from last season, all five contributing to the amazing final vault rotation at the NCAA Championships. All five will provide the foundation of this lineup, but the options for additional contributors have increased, making vault a top event for OU. “This core group will be essential to our success,” Kindler commented. “Alex was a great starter for the Sooners in postseason. Jade and Brenna’s awareness on their vaults has greatly improved over the summer, which should increase their sticking potential. AJ and Maggie will continue to blast the roof off.” The likely starter for this event will be an inspired sophomore, Bre Showers. Showers will be stepping out for the Sooners for the first time in 2018. She has earned a 10.0 in JO on this event and was crowned the JO National Vault Champion during her career. She performs a picture-perfect Yurchenko full. “Bre was made for this starter position on vault,” Kindler stated. “She is inspired this season, and when you match that with her graceful power and strong confidence, you have a winning combination. She is just the right person for this job.” Freshmen Anastasia Webb and Evy Schoepfer boost the flight in this lineup with 10.0 vaults. Schoepfer performs a Yurchenko 1 1/2 while Webb will compete the only “uniquely different” vault for the Sooners this season with a half on front pike performance. Webb scored a 9.9 at the Junior Olympic National Championships and her potential to score a 10.0 is clearly realistic.

IT’S A SWING THING The Sooners stunned at 2017 NCAA Championships when they ran away with the highest bar total in prelims and the Super Six to catapult them to their third national championship. The Sooners lose from that squad event specialist McKenzie Wofford and super-starter Chayse Capps. To replace these impeccable routines are bar workers worthy of the attention. Natural swingers and high flyers Marks, Showers and Degouveia are smooth as silk on this event, providing effortless elegance and beautiful lines. They will fill the void with a goal to keep this lineup center stage nationally. “Jade and Alex have huge release sequences and Bre does a unique Shushunova release,” Kindler said. “What is most impressive is their technical execution and their immaculate form and lines. They are gorgeous on this event.” The four big guns that will supply the steady core on this event are Catour, Dowell, Lehrmann and Nichols. Nichols and Lehrmann tied for the individual national championship on bars last season. Dowell and Catour are seasoned competitors who bring 9.9’s to the house on nearly every occasion. These four women are the soul of this bar lineup and will provide excellent leadership to the squad. “I feel like we have some of the world’s best on this event, and to have two national champions paving the way for this lineup is simply outstanding,” Kindler stated. “Nico and Maggie are money in the bank every time they mount the bar. From the toe point to the landing, they are exceptional.

To round out the vaulting lineup, veterans Stefani Catour and Nicole Lehrmann have mastered the Yurchenko full and are training their upgraded vaults weekly. They have both shown great “Stefani and Brenna are very similar,” Kindler continued. “They improvement during the offseason and determination to raise the approach this event aggressively and swing with speed and bar. precision. Both have a killer instinct.” Look for Carly Woodard and Jordan Draper to provide depth as the season progresses.

Two additional athletes who are stepping up into lineup positions are Webb and Jackson. Webb is powerful here and again shows


a unique skill set with a sky-high Pak salto and a difficult double front dismount. Jackson was the starter for the Sooners in 2015 and will heavily depended upon this season. “AJ was amazing her sophomore season as our starter on this event,” Kindler commented. “I can see her fulfilling the same role in 2018. We will definitely rely on her experience to help lead the way for this lineup.”

“Nico and Nat know what it takes,” Kindler continued. “They are very focused and very directive with the squad. Natalie shows tremendous passion in her performance. Nico exhibits great poise and sureness which builds up those around her. These two are priceless on beam.” Jackson stepped in on beam last season to rave reviews. She has gotten valuable experience and competes in a matter-of-fact way that compliments the strength of the lineup.

Finally, two additional athletes are on track to provide more depth. Schoepfer and Draper both have beautiful routines in the works. Expected to anchor this year’s squad will be All-American Nichols. Nichols was a stunner in her freshman campaign and is ready to take the stage again in this all-important anchor position. She A BALANCING ACT owns the spotlight and thrives under pressure. Last season, she performed just in front of Capps, so this adjustment is a natural The Sooners have developed a love for competing balance beam. one. In 2018 they must replace steady Charity Jones and the queen of beam, Capps. This is a tall order, but the Sooners are up to the “Maggie is captivating,” Kindler stated. “I always feel at ease task with five solid as a rock returners including Natalie Brown, when she mounts the beam and you can see she craves success Catour, Jackson, Lehrmann and Nichols. These athletes have each and every time.” strong minds, killer style and skills to impress. Knowing that it takes a resilient mind and body to successfully There are many options to start the beam line-up in Jones’ master collegiate beam, Kindler touts numerous names that could absence, but Catour is becoming the obvious choice. complete this lineup. “Stef has an amazing presence on beam and there is no one better Four freshmen are hot to trot on beam this preseason. Schoepfer, to start the Sooners out than her,” Kindler said. “She is technically Webb and Woodard have learned new skills and combinations and excellent, but it is her calm confidence that absolutely rocks my are refining every detail. world. She will definitely set the tone for this impressive lineup.” “Evy is a solid competitor on beam and is continuing to show Lehrmann and Brown are the heart and experience of this lineup. improvement every day,” Kindler said. “Carly and Anastasia are They have competed under the ultimate pressure and in the most very similar in the way they expect each routine, each turn, to interesting of situations. Their leadership will propel this group to produce an Academy Award. I love that about them, and it will a familiar place. serve them well in competition.”


DANCING IT OUT Similar to beam, floor will provide the opportunity for newcomers to explode on the scene for the Sooners. New and exciting routines were created for 2018 and provide styles that range from swing to hip-hop. The lineup will highlight “E” level tumbling passes throughout and high-energy choreography to keep the crowd on its feet. So who will replace the strong performances of Capps and Jones? Likely replacements are Degouveia, Webb and Showers. All three athletes have the entire package, boasting strong tumbling paired with gorgeous dance. These three routines will be crowd-pleasing performances that will get the fans on their feet. “Jade, Anastasia and Bre are dancers, no doubt about it,” Kindler commented. “It is always a pleasure to choreograph for athletes with this level of body awareness. They will crush it with their magical performances.” Starting the lineup will be the experienced Brown. Always elegant, Brown twists cleaner than anyone in the NCAA and dances with raw emotion. She will set the stage. Crowd darlings and incredible talents Dowell and Nichols will once again amaze with their whole-package presentation. Both have huge first tumbling passes. Dowell’s unique double front is rarely seen in the collegiate ranks. “Maggie and Brenna set the standard here,” Kindler said. “Brenna tumbles her way into your heart and Maggie simply drips of gold when she steps out on the floor. The two are essential to our success on this event.” Anchoring the squad is likely candidate Jackson. Jackson started controversy amongst the NCAA in 2017 when her signature chalk

blow choreographed into her floor routine was determined a “prop.” This determination came with a price tag in the form of a deduction from her floor score. After eliminating the chalk, AJ continued to blow through her hand and the crowd took over. It was all the rage in the LNC when the crowd and team would essentially blow the chalky substance for her instead. But this isn’t what makes Jackson the bomb on this event! Her tumbling could land on the nearest skyscraper and her icy facial expression could stare a hole right through you. She is captivating to watch and definitely the real deal. “AJ is that ‘out with a bang’ athlete,” Kindler stated. “She puts the exclamation point on this lineup and has 10.0 potential every time she steps out on the floor.” Other athletes prepared and ready to roll include Draper, junior Ashley Hiller, Schoepfer, and Woodard. “I am very impressed with our depth on floor,” Kindler commented “We will have the opportunity to have numerous athletes in the lineup over the course of the season. This is not a luxury we have had in the past.”








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NATALIE BROWN BEAM

9.95

NOTING NATALIE 2016 FIRST-TEAM ALL-AMERICAN (BB) 2016 NACGC/W FIRST-TEAM ALL-AMERICAN (BB) 2016, 2017 ALL-BIG 12 (BB) TWO-TIME ACADEMIC ALL-BIG 12 2016 NACGC/W SCHOLASTIC ALL-AMERICAN FOUR-TIME BIG 12 WEEKLY AWARD WINNER 2017 (JUNIOR) All-Big 12 (beam) … Big 12 Beam Co-Champion … Academic All-Big 12 First Team … Appeared on beam in all 15 of OU’s meets and on floor in 14 competitions … Scored a career-high-matching and season-best 9.95 on beam in Super Six action … Posted a season-high 9.9 on floor three times, most recently during the Super Six … Secured three event titles on beam. 2016 (SOPHOMORE) First-Team All-American (beam) … Finished third nationally on beam, scoring a 9.925 in NCAA Semifinal II ... NACGC/W Regular Season First-Team AllAmerican (beam) … All-Big 12 (beam) … Academic All-Big 12 … NCAA Iowa City Regional Co-Beam Champion with a 9.9 ... Big 12 Co-Beam Champion, scoring a career-best 9.95 … Three-time Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week (Jan. 26, Feb. 23, March 1) … Entered the floor lineup on Jan. 17, competing in each meet since … Appeared on beam in 15 of OU’s 16 competitions … Scored a career-high 9.925 on floor twice this season … Secured three event titles, all on beam.

FLOOR

9.925

2015 (FRESHMAN) Served as a key alternate for Oklahoma on beam and floor ... Posted a 9.8 on floor in the anchor position at the NCAA Super Six team finals ... Stepped into the lineup on beam and floor against Alabama in place of an injured Erica Brewer, scoring a 9.925 on floor and a 9.85 on beam ... Stepped into the anchor position on floor for Oklahoma at the NCAA Norman Regional, posting a 9.9 ... Tied for the team lead on floor against Alabama ... Named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week on March 17 for her efforts versus Alabama. CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Level 10 gymnast from World Olympic Gymnastics Academy (WOGA) ... Trained under the instruction of Laurent Landi and Natasha Bayarskaya … Competed at 2014 JO Nationals … 2014 regional beam champion and national qualifier … Recorded top-ten finishes on vault (eighth), floor (second) and the all-around (ninth) at 2014 regional competition … Also finished in the top ten at Texas state competition on beam (ninth) and floor (fourth) ... High scores from pre-collegiate competition at Level 10: all-around: 36.200, vault-9.675, bars-8.325, beam-9.625, floor-9.600. PERSONAL Full name is Natalie Hannah Brown … Nickname is Nat ... Hails from Dallas, Texas … Parents are Jessica and Mike Brown … Has a twin sister, Caroline, and older sister, Rebecca ... Majoring in sports management at OU ... Also recruited by Auburn, Ohio State, Iowa State, Rutgers and Cal.

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STEFANI CATOUR BARS

9.925

BEAM

9.95

NOTING STEFANI 2017 FIRST-TEAM ALL-AMERICAN (UB) 2017 SECOND-TEAM ALL-AMERICAN (BB) 2017 ACADEMIC ALL-BIG 12 THREE-TIME BIG 12 EVENT SPECIALIST OF THE WEEK TWO-TIME NACGC/W SCHOLASTIC ALL-AMERICAN 2017 (JUNIOR) First-Team 2017 All-American (bars) … Second-Team All-American (beam) … Academic All-Big 12 First Team … Competed on both bars and beam in all 15 of OU’s meets … Two-time Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week (Jan. 9, Feb. 20) … Matched her career highs on bars and beam at the GymQuarters Invitational on Feb. 17 with a 9.95 and a 9.925, respectively … Steady during NCAA competition for the Sooners, scoring at least a 9.9 for all four of her routines during Semifinal and Super Six action. 2016 (SOPHOMORE) Made career debut in beam lineup on Feb. 5 at TWU’s quad meet, scoring a 9.825 … Tallied a career-best 9.95 on beam at UCLA on March 13 … Appeared on bars for first time at UCLA, recording a big 9.925 … Also exhibtioned several times on bars … Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week (March 15).

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Level 10 gymnast and former junior international elite … Trained at Desert Light Gymnastics under the instruction of Lisa Spini, Neela Nelson, Bruce McGehee, Bob Peterson and Chris George … Twotime JO National Championship qualifier (2013, 2014)… Finished in the top 10 nationally on floor (ninth) at 2014 JO Nationals ... Captured top ten finishes on floor (first) and in the all-around (third) at 2014 regionals ... Arizona state all-around champion in 2014 ... Also finished in the top three on vault (second), beam (second) and floor exercise (third) at 2014 state championships ... Won 2013 regional titles on all-around and floor … Won state titles in 2012 on vault, bars, floor and all-around … Six-time Arizona state champion … Qualified to multiple national competitions, including VISA Championships, the U.S. Covergirl Classic and the Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup… Was the 2009 U.S. Challenge all-around champion … Member of 2009 U.S. National Training Team ... Honor roll member at Desert Vista H.S. ... High scores from pre-collegiate competition: all-around: 38.650, vault-9.750, bars-9.700, beam9.800, floor-9.750. PERSONAL Full name is Stefani Marie Catour ... Nickname is Stef ... Native of Phoenix, Ariz. ... Parents are Beth and Randy Catour ... Has two siblings, Tara and Brandon ... Majoring in Human Relations ... Also recruited by LSU, Stanford and Arizona State.

2015 (FRESHMAN) Appeared in exhibition on bars and vault as a true freshman ... Served as alternate on vault and bars in multiple competitions.

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9.85 2017 (JUNIOR) Made career debut on bars for the Sooners at TWU on Feb. 26, scoring a 9.85 … Also appeared in exhibition in multiple meets. 2016 (SOPHOMORE) Appeared in exhibition on bars. 2015 (FRESHMAN) Did not see competition for Oklahoma as a true freshman. CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Level 10 gymnast … Competed at U.S. Gold Gymnastics and Cheer under the instruction of Tina Martin … JO National Invitational Tournament qualifier in 2011 … Finished third in all-around competition at 2011 Texas State Championships … Ninth-place finisher in 2011 regional competition ... High scores from pre-collegiate competition: allaround: 36.675, vault-9.575, bars-9.750, beam-9.175, floor-9.450. PERSONAL Full name is Samantha Lea Craus ... Nickname is Sam ... Native of Grapevine, Texas ... Parents are Bert and Jana Craus ... Has two siblings, Callie and Trey ... Majoring in chemical biosciences at OU ... Also recruited by West Virginia, Illinois, TWU and New Hampshire.

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AJ JACKSON VAULT

9.975

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9.825

NOTING AJ FIVE-TIME ALL-AMERICAN (VT, FX, UB) 2015 & 2017 BIG 12 EVENT SPECIALIST OF THE YEAR THREE-TIME BIG 12 CHAMPION (FX, VT) SIX-TIME ALL-BIG 12 SEVEN-TIME BIG 12 WEEKLY AWARD WINNER 2017 (JUNIOR) First-Team All-American on vault and floor … NACGC/W First-Team AllAmerican (floor) … NACGC/W Second-Team All-American (vault) … Two-time All-Big 12 (vault, floor) … 2017 Big 12 Event Specialist of the Year … Big 12 Floor Champion … Academic All-Big 12 Second Team … Five-time Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week (Jan. 16, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 13, March 13) … Competed on vault and floor in all 15 of OU’s meets … Also made two appearances on beam, scoring a career-high 9.825 both times … Scored at least a 9.95 on floor nine times, including three career-high scores of 9.975 … Posted a season-high 9.95 on vault twice, including during the Super Six, and scored at least a 9.9 on the event 11 times … Secured seven event titles, including five on floor and two on vault. 2016 (SOPHOMORE) First-Team All-American (Floor) … Second-Team All-American (Bars) … Finished third on floor nationally, scoring a 9.9125 in NCAA Semifinal II ... NACGC/W Regular Season First-Team All-American (vault) … NCAA Iowa City Regional Co-Floor Champion (9.9) ... Two-time All-Big 12 (vault, floor) … 2016 Big 12 Co-Vault Champion … Recorded a career-high 9.975 on vault against Michigan on March 26 … Secured 10 event titles, including a team-high seven on vault … Scored a career-best 9.95 twice on floor (vs. Michigan, Feb. 26; at UCLA, March 13) … Set career high with a 9.9 on bars at Big 12 Championship … Owned seven vault scores and 10 floor marks of at least 9.9 … Made two appearances on beam and in the all-around.

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9.975

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39.500

2015 (FRESHMAN) First-team All-American (vault) ... Finished sixth in NCAA Event Finals with a 9.8750 ... 2015 Big 12 Event Specialist of the Year ... Big 12 Vault Champion...NACGC second team All-American (floor) ... All-Big 12 (vault, floor) ... NCAA Norman Regional vault champion with a career-high 9.95 ... Big 12 vault champion (9.925) ... Six event titles in 2015, including three on floor and three on vault ... Tied for first on vault in NCAA Semifinals with a career-high-tying 9.95 ... Two-time Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (Jan. 13, Feb. 24) ... Made a splash in her collegiate debut, scoring two 9.925s on floor and vault against Arkansas ... Tied her career-best on vault against TWU and SEMO and again at the Big 12 Championship meet ... Captured the floor title at Iowa State with a career-high 9.95 ... Stepped into the uneven bars lineup in place of an injured Erica Brewer at Alabama, scoring a career-high 9.875. CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Level 10 gymnast from Eagles Gymnastics ... Trained under Kim Fuchs ... Three-time JO national champion on vault (2011, 2012, 2013) … Swept the Missouri state championships in 2014, earning first-place finishes on every event ... Finished first on vault and ninth in the all-around at 2014 regionals ... Took third on bars at 2013 JO Nationals ... 2012 JO National Team member ... Notched three top-three JO national finishes in 2012 (all-around-third, bars-third, floor-third) … Placed sixth in the all-around at 2011 Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup … Owns a career total of seven topthree JO National finishes, 18 Missouri state titles and six regional titles ... High scores from pre-collegiate competition at Level 10: all-around: 38.625, vault-9.95, bars-9.800, beam-9.600, floor-9.750. PERSONAL Full name is Alyssa Janet’ Jackson ... Goes by Ali or AJ ... Native of Belton, Mo. ... Parents are Tim Pierce and Jacquie Jackson ... Has four siblings: Chloe Jackson, Sam Jackson, Trevor Peery and Xavier Pierce ... Majoring in planned programs pre-nursing at Oklahoma ... Also recruited by Alabama, Georgia, Utah, Kentucky, Maryland and Ohio State.

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BRENNA DOWELL VAULT

9.975

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10.0

NOTING BRENNA 2015 NCAA NATIONAL FLOOR EXERCISE RUNNER-UP 2015 BIG 12 NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR 2017 BIG 12 CO-BARS CHAMPION TWO-TIME ALL-AMERICAN FIRST TRUE FRESHMAN TO POST A 10.0 AT OKLAHOMA FOUR-TIME ALL BIG 12 2017 (SOPHOMORE) NACGC/W First-Team All-American (vault) … NACGC/W Second-Team AllAmerican (bars) … All-Big 12 (vault) … Big 12 Co-Bars Champion … Academic All-Big 12 First Team … Appeared in all 15 meets for the Sooners, competing vault and bars 15 times and floor 14 times … Scored a career-high 9.975 on vault at the GymQuarters Mardi Gras Invitational on Feb. 17 … Tallied season highs of 9.95 on bars twice and 9.925 on floor three times … Earned nine event titles, including seven on vault and two on bars. 2016 Deferred for the season in order to pursue a spot on the U.S. Senior National Team for the World Championships ... Competed on the 2015 U.S. Women’s World Championships Team, helping the team win a gold medal ... Also participated at 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials. 2015 (FRESHMAN) NCAA National Floor Exercise Runner-Up with a 9.950 in event finals ... First-team All-American (bars, floor) ... Finished 10th on bars in NCAA Event Finals with a 9.850 ... Arrived on campus in mid-November and quickly became a standout performer for Oklahoma as a true freshman ... 2015 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year ... Two-time NACGC All-American (first team, floor; second team, bars) ... Three-time All-Big 12 (vault, bars, floor) ... Six-time Big 12 Newcomer of the Week honoree (Jan. 20, Jan. 27, Feb. 3, Feb. 17, March 3, March 11) ... Eight event titles in 2015, including four on floor ... Became the

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9.975 first gymnast in the nation to post a perfect 10. 0 on uneven bars in 2015 on Jan. 23 against TWU and SEMO ... First true freshman in Oklahoma program history to earn a perfect 10.0 on any event ... Added a careerbest 9.975 on floor the same night ... Earned a career-high 9.925 on vault at Illinois on Feb. 27 ... Posted a 9.95 on bars in the NCAA Semifinals in Fort Worth ... Earned 13 scores of 9.9 or better on floor throughout the season ... Posted 23 scores of 9.9-plus in her freshman season. CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Senior international elite gymnast from Great American Gymnastics Express (GAGE) ... Trained under Al Fong and Armine Barutyan ... United States Senior National Team member ... Competed in multiple national and international competitions, including the AT&T American Cup, P&G Championships, U.S. Olympic Trials, Secret U.S. Classic, VISA Championships, Covergirl Classic and J.O. Nationals ... Took the silver medal in the all-around at the 2014 AT&T American Cup ... Snagged a fifth-place finish on bars at the 2014 P&G Championships ... 2013 World Championships team member and 2014 World Championships alternate ... Finished third in all-around competition and on bars and fifth on floor at the 2013 P&G Championships ... Took fifth in the all-around at a 2013 tri-meet between the United States, Germany and Romania ... Won team titles with the U.S. Senior National Team at the 2013 City of Jesolo Trophy in Italy and the 2010 Pan American Championships in Guadalajara, Mexico ... Won the individual all-around title at the 2012 Mexican Open in Acapulco, Mexico ... Finished eighth on bars and ninth in the all-around at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials ... High scores from precollegiate competition at senior international elite: all-around-57.200, vault-15.550, bars-15.400, beam-13.300, floor-14.300. PERSONAL Hails from Odessa, Mo. ... Parents are Michael and Carole Dowell ... Has three sisters: Carey, Lauren and Jacey...Majoring in mathematics.

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ASHLEY HILLER VAULT

9.70

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9.775

PRIOR TO OU Competed at Florida for two seasons (2016 and 2017) … Posted a career-best 9.70 on vault and a 9.775 on floor … Named to SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2016) and SEC Academic Honor Roll (2017). CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Trained as a Level 10 competitor at Stars Gymnastics Houston under coaches Dan and Ashly Baker … Placed second on vault at 2015 nationals … 2014 NIT Vault Champion … Also placed fifth on beam, sixth on floor and 13th in the all-around at that competition … Took ninth in the all-around at state and regionals in 2014… 2015 Texas State Vault Champion, also placing third on floor and sixth in the all-around … Finished seventh in the all-around at 2015 regionals. PERSONAL Hometown is Houston, Texas …Parents are Bob and Michelle Hiller … Has three siblings: Trey, Brett and Ryan … Majoring in health and exercise science at OU.

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NICOLE LEHRMANN VAULT

9.85

BARS

10.0

BEAM

9.925

NOTING NICOLE 2017 NCAA CO-INDIVIDUAL BARS NATIONAL CHAMPION FOUR-TIME ALL-AMERICAN THREE-TIME ALL-BIG 12 NACGC/W SCHOLASTIC ALL-AMERICAN SIX-TIME BIG 12 WEEKLY AWARD WINNER 2017 (SOPHOMORE) First-Team All-American on bars and beam … Co-Individual National Champion on bars with a 9.95 … NACGC/W Second-Team All-American (bars) … All-Big 12 (bars) … Academic All-Big 12 First Team … Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week (Feb. 6) … Appeared on bars and beam in all 15 of OU’s meets … Recorded the first perfect 10.0 of her career on bars at TWU on Feb. 26 … Posted 11 scores of at least 9.9 on bars … Scored a career-high 9.925 on beam during NCAA Semifinal I … Earned four event titles, all on bars … Also appeared in exhibition on vault.

individual state titles at 2014 Texas State Championships (allaround, bars, beam and floor) … Placed first on bars at 2014 Regional Championships … 2013 Junior Olympic National Team member (placed first in all-around, on bars) … 2013 Texas USAG Gymnast of the Year … 2008 TOPs National Team member … Visa Championships qualifier … Two-time Covergirl Classic qualifier … High scores from pre-collegiate competition: all-around – 38.7, vault – 9.925, bars – 9.8, beam – 9.725, floor – 9.8. PERSONAL Full name is Nicole Grace Lehrmann … Nickname is Nico … Native of Austin, Texas … Parents are Les Lehrmann and Ann Franklin … Has two sisters, Teagan and Tori … Majoring in biology with a pre-medicine emphasis at OU … Member of OU’s Honors College … Finished in the top 10 percent of her graduating high school class … Chose OU over offers from Utah, Stanford and North Carolina.

2016 (FRESHMAN) First-Team All-American (bars) … Second-Team All-American (beam) ... Finished tied for fourth nationally on bars (9.9) and tied for seventh on beam (9.9) ... NACGC/W Second-Team All-American (bars) … NCAA Iowa City Regional Co-Beam Champion with a career-high 9.9 ... Two-time All-Big 12 (bars, beam) … Five-time Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (Feb. 2, Feb. 9, Feb. 16, Feb. 23, March 1) … Competed on bars and beam in all 16 of OU’s meets … Secured two bars event titles with career-high 9.95s (at Perfect 10 Challenge, Feb. 12; vs. Michigan, Feb. 26) … Appeared in the vault lineup twice. CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Level 10 gymnast … Competed at Capital Gymnastics under the instruction of Barry Hyder … Former junior international elite gymnast … Took four 2 0 1 4 , 2 0 1 6 , 2 0 1 7 N AT I O N A L C H A M P I O N S

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ALEX MARKS FLOOR

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9.7

9.9

NOTING ALEX

then attending nursing school ... Chose OU over an offer from Florida and later received interest from Alabama, LSU, Nebraska and Arkansas.

NACGC/W SCHOLASTIC ALL-AMERICAN ACADEMIC ALL-BIG 12 2017 (SOPHOMORE) Academic All-Big 12 First Team … Made 11 appearances on vault, scoring a career-high 9.9 at TWU on Feb. 26 … Competed vault during NCAA competition, scoring a 9.825 in NCAA Semifinal I and a 9.85 at the NCAA Seattle Regional and Super Six. 2016 (FRESHMAN) Joined the Sooners in the spring semester after signing with the team in November … Broke into the vault lineup in OU’s second meet of the season against California and Texas Woman’s … Competed on vault a total of nine times as a true freshman … Posted a career-high 9.85 on vault three times … Appeared in the floor lineup at UCLA, scoring a 9.7. CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Former junior and senior level elite gymnast ... Competed at Dynamo Gymnastics under coaches Dennis and Shannon Harrison ... Owns 29 state titles throughout her gymnastics career .. Swept titles at 2011 and 2015 Level 10 State Championships, taking first on vault, bars, beam and floor and in the all-around ... Placed first on floor and vault at 2015 Level 10 Regionals ... Finished second in all-around at 2011 Level 10 Regionals ... Competed at 2011 JO National Championships (tied third on floor; fourth on vault; tied seventh on beam) ... Placed first on floor and second on vault at 2011 National Elite Qualifier (Jr.) ... Participated in variety of high-profile events, including the American Classic, 2013 Secret Classic, 2011 Covergirl Classic and 2009 American Challenge (first in all-around) ... High scores from pre-collegiate competition: all-around–38.4, vault–9.875, bars–9.7, beam–9.675, floor–9.7. PERSONAL Joined the Oklahoma women’s gymnastics program in 2016 ... Full name is Alexandra Mason Marks ... Goes by Alex ... Hails from Cushing, Okla. ... Parents are James and Kerri Marks ... Majoring in health promotion at OU and 2 0 1 4 , 2 0 1 6 , 2 0 1 7 N AT I O N A L C H A M P I O N S

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JADE DEGOUVEIA VAULT

9.875 NOTING JADE BIG 12 NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK (FEB. 27) 2017 (FRESHMAN) Appeared in OU’s vault lineup 10 times as a true freshman, including in the final eight meets of the season … Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (Feb. 27) … Upgraded her vault to a Yurchenko 1 1/2, first competing with it on Feb. 24 against Georgia … Scored a career-high 9.875 at California on March 12. CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Level 10 gymnast at American Twisters Gymnastics, where she trained under coaches Christy Ramirez and Gary Anderson … Earned spot on the USA Junior Olympic National Team in 2015, placing third in the all-around at the JO National Championships that year … Secured a runner-up finish in the all-around at 2015 Florida State Championships … Claimed second place in the 2015 Region 8 Championships all-around … Scored a 38.175 at 2016 State Championships and placed fifth with a 37.775 at regionals … Qualified to 2016 Nationals … High scores from pre-collegiate competition at Level 10: all-around-38.225, vault-9.75, bars-9.575, beam-9.55, floor-9.775. PERSONAL Full name is Jade Lindzey Degouveia … Hails from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. ... Parents are Glen and Sandy Degouveia ... Has two sisters: Amber and Gisele … Majoring in journalism at OU.

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MAGGIE NICHOLS VAULT

10.0

BARS

10.0

BEAM

10.0

NOTING MAGGIE 2017 NCAA CO-INDIVIDUAL BARS NATIONAL CHAMPION BIG 12 NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR THREE-TIME ALL-AMERICAN HONDA SPORT AWARD FINALIST FIRST OU GYMNAST TO COMPLETE A ‘GYM SLAM’ SET OU ALL-AROUND PROGRAM RECORD WITH A 39.925 2017 SOUTH CENTRAL REGION GYMNAST OF THE YEAR BIG 12 VAULT AND CO-BARS CHAMPION 2017 (FRESHMAN) Three-Time First-Team All-American (vault, bars, floor) … Co-Individual National Champion on bars with a 9.95 … One of four finalists for the Honda Sport Award … NACGC/W First-Team All-American (all-around, vault, bars, beam, floor) … Only gymnast in the country to earn five regular season All-American accolades … Scored seven 10.0s in her freshman campaign (vault [twice], bars, beam [three times], floor), completing her “GymSlam” with a perfect score on bars at Michigan on March 4 … Ninth collegiate gymnast to post a 10.0 on all four events in a career and first since Florida’s Bridget Sloan in 2015 … Holds OU record for career 10.0s, passing Haley Scaman (five total – three on floor, two on vault) … Scored a 10.0 on beam during the Super Six, just the fourth 10.0 ever scored on the event at the NCAA Championships and the first earned in the team finals ... Set OU’s all-around program record with a 39.925 at the GymQuarters Mardi Gras Invitational on Feb. 17, scoring a 10.0 on beam and a trio of 9.975s on vault, bars and floor … 2017 South Central Region Gymnast of the Year ... Five-time All-Big 12 (all-around, vault, bars, beam, floor) … Fifth gymnast in Big 12 history to earn honors on all four events and in the all-around … 2017 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year … Big 12 Vault and Co-Bars Champion … 10-time Big 12 Weekly Award Winner (Gymnast of the Week – Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 20; Newcomer of the Week – Jan. 9, Jan. 16, Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13,

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10.0

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39.925

March 6, March 13) … Her 10 weekly honors are the most in a single season in Big 12 history, passing OU’s Kiara Redmond-Sturns who had seven in 2008 … Secured 45 event titles, including eight on vault, 11 on bars, eight on beam, nine on floor and nine in the all-around ... Scored at least a 9.9 a total of 45 times this season, only posting a mark below the total four times ... Competed all-around in first seven meets of season before resting and returning to all four events at the NCAA Seattle Regional. CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Elite level gymnast at Twin City Twisters … Trained under coaches Mike Hunger, Sami Wozney, Sarah Jantzi and Rich Stenger … Brought a wealth of national and international experience to Oklahoma … Member of the 2015 U.S. Women’s World Championships team that claimed a gold medal and also earned an individual bronze medal on the floor … Competed on all four events in team finals at the World Championships … Placed sixth at 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials … Four-time participant at the P&G Championships, securing a runner-up finish in the all-around in 2015 … Also tied for fourth on beam, fifth on floor and seventh on bars at P&Gs in 2015 … Other national competition appearances include American Cup (2016, second in all-around), Secret U.S. Classic (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015), Visa Championships (2012), American Classic (2011, 2012), Elite Qualifer (2011), Women’s Junior Olympic Level 10 National Championships (2009, 2010, 2011), Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup (2011) and CoverGirl Classic (2009) … Participated at Jesolo Trophy in 2013, 2014 and 2015, placing first as a team in each of those years … Individual finishes at Jesolo Trophy: 2013 – second on floor, sixth in all-around; 2014 – third in all-around; 2015 – seventh in all-around … Finished first as a team and third individually in the all-around at 2014 Pan American Championships … Placed third in all-around at 2014 Tokyo World Cup … Earned second in the all-around in exhibition at 2013 Mexican Open … Member of the USA team that placed first in the 2013 USA, Germany, Romania Tri-Meet, where she also placed fourth in the all-around … High scores from pre-collegiate competition at Elite Level: vault-15.95, bars-14.95, beam14.95, floor-15.3. PERSONAL Full name is Margaret Mary Nichols … Goes by Maggie … Parents are John and Gina Nichols … Has three brothers: Steven, Sam and Danny … Majoring in journalism with an emphasis in sports broadcasting and a minor in business. 2 0 1 4 , 2 0 1 6 , 2 0 1 7 N AT I O N A L C H A M P I O N S

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2017 (FRESHMAN) Unable to compete in 2017 after suffering an injury in the preseason. CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Level 10 gymnast at R-Athletics … Trained under Rachel Rydbeck and Daniel McCarty … Member of the USA Junior Olympic National Team … Placed first on vault, bars and floor and in the all-around at 2012 Nationals … Recorded first-place finishes on vault and floor at 2013 Nationals and also took second in the all-around and fifth on bars … Finished in fourth place in the all-around at 2014 Nastia Liukin Cup … Has multiple state and regional titles to her name … Regional Finishes: (2012 – first on vault, second in all-around and on beam, floor; 2013 – first on vault, bars and in all-around, fourth on floor, fifth on beam; 2014 – first on vault and bars, second on beam and floor) … State Championships First-Place Finishes: (2012 – vault, bars and in all-around, 2013 – vault, bars and in all-around, 2014 – vault) … Region 5 All-Star Team member … 2013 Region 5 Gymnast of the Year … Four-year academic honor roll recipient … Recorded a 4.14 GPA … High scores from pre-collegiate competition at Level 10: vault-10.0, bars-9.75, beam-9.675, floor-9.85. PERSONAL Full name is Brehanna Alese Showers … Nickname is Bre … Native of Rockford, Mich. … Parents are Scot and Nancy Showers … Has four siblings: Karliane, Shain, Brent and Khale … Majoring in psychology with a pre-med emphasis.

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JORDAN DRAPER CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Level 10 gymnast at Empire Gymnastics, where she trained under coaches Chris Brashier, Betty Mihaila and April Pyle … Earned third place in the all-around at state and eighth at regionals in 2017 … Secured three top-10 event finishes at 2017 regionals, including first (beam), second (floor) and tied for fourth (bars) … Placed 18th in the all-around and 12th on both bars and floor at 2016 JO Nationals … Claimed first place on floor and fourth place in the all-around at 2016 Regionals … Finished second on beam at state in 2015 and competed as part of the SR D Region 3 National Championship team … High scores from pre-collegiate competition: all-around-38.150, vault-9.45, bars-9.55, beam-9.8, floor-9.8.

PERSONAL Full name is Jordan Mae Draper … Hails from Bedford, Texas … Parents are David and Amy Draper … Has one brother named DJ … Member of the National Honor Society … Graduated in the top 10 percent of her class … Studying to become a sports broadcaster at OU … Also recruited by SEMO, Ohio State and Utah State.

GET TO KNOW JORDAN My favorite thing about my hometown is... The amount of fun activities that are located within 10 miles. My favorite thing about OU is... All the opportunities that it provides me, and the fact that it is #ChampU My most prized possession is... My car When I grow up, I want to be... A sports broadcaster. In my free time, I love to... Call my mom, and go shopping The coolest place I have been to was... A toss up between Jamaica or the Cayman Islands Other than OU, my favorite sports teams are... Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks, Golden State Warriors, Texas Rangers My favorite sport to watch is... After gymnastics, it would be basketball and football The TV shows I can’t miss are... “Friday Night Lights”, “Pretty Little Liars”, “Grey’s Anatomy” The book I could read over and over is... “The Secret Life of Bees”

The meal I could eat every day is... Chicken along with broccoli and carrots My hidden talent is... I have a GPS in my head (I’m great with directions) The talent I wish I had is... To be able to fly People would be surprised to know that... I have two different shaped thumbs My perfect day would be... Sunny and 75 riding in the car with the windows down listening to my favorite music Three words to describe myself are... Sunshine, spunky, silly My pre-meet superstition is... To listen to Post Malone and have a pep talk with my mom The teammate I look up to the most is... Stefani Catour The teammate that makes me laugh the most is... AJ Jackson

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ABIGAIL MATTHEWS CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Competed as a Level 10 gymnast at Cincinnati Gymnastics under coaches Whitney Snowden, Rachael Gardner, Ashley Priess and Mary Lee Tracey … Participated in 2014 U.S. Secret Classic as an elite … Placed first in the all-around at a junior elite qualifier … Stepped back to Level 10 following the 2015 season, enjoying great success at the state and regional levels … Claimed fourth in the all-around at 2017 regionals and third at state … Most recently took 16th at 2017 JO National Championships, highlighted by a tie for fifth place on bars … Placed first on bars and beam at 2016 regionals and first on bars and second on beam at 2016 state … Other state placings include first on bars and beam (2013) and second on bars, third on vault, beam and floor and third in the all-around (2012) … Competed at nationals

for the first time in 2016, placing sixth on bars … Participant at 2014 U.S. Secret Classic … High scores from pre-collegiate competition: all-around-37.900, vault-9.425, bars-9.75, beam-9.7, floor-9.6. PERSONAL Full name is Abigail Marie Matthews … Hails from Virginia Beach, Va. … Daughter of Fred and Angela Matthews and sister to Robbie and Ben … Plans to major in health and exercise science at OU.

GET TO KNOW ABIGAIL My favorite thing about my hometown is... The ocean front in Virginia Beach

The meal I could eat every day is... It isn’t a meal but I could eat just raspberries for the rest of my life

My favorite thing about OU is... How easily you can get around campus

My hidden talent is... I’m actually pretty good at mini golf

My most prized possession is... My dog

The talent I wish I had is... I wish I could sing

When I grow up, I want to be... A physical therapist with a lot of dogs

People would be surprised to know that... I have a 125 pound dog and a 14 pound cat

In my free time, I love to... Do anything outside

My perfect day would be... A day at the beach back in Virginia with my family while it is sunny and hot

The coolest place I have been to was... Las Vegas

Three words to describe myself are... Funny, adaptable, and weird

Other than OU, my favorite sports teams are... The Carolina Panthers and the Cincinnati Reds

My pre-meet superstition is... I have a playlist I have to listen to or I will feel stressed out

My favorite sport to watch is... Diving

The teammate I look up to the most is... Sam Craus

The TV shows I can’t miss are... “Impractical Jokers” and “America’s Got Talent”

The teammate that makes me laugh the most is... Anastasia Webb

The book I could read over and over is... “Heaven Is For Real”

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EVY SCHOEPFER CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Trained at Triad Gymnastics as a Level 10 gymnast under coaches Tom and Donna Moretti … Was a club teammate of former Sooner Kara Lovan … Competed at the JO National Championships five times, finishing 42nd in the all-around her first appearance in 2013 before soaring into third place in 2014, earning her a spot on the JO National Team … Most recently finished in a tie for second in the all-around at 2017 JO National Championships after placing in a tie for first on floor, fourth on vault, tied for seventh on bars and tied for 11th on beam … Has fifth- and seventh-place finishes at nationals to her name in 2015 and 2016, respectively … Also excelled at state and regional levels, finishing second at both state and regionals (2013), fifth at state and first at regionals (2014), first at state and sixth at regionals (2015),

first at state and second at regionals (2016) and first at regionals and sixth at state (2017) … High scores from pre-collegiate competition: all-around-38.850, vault-9.9, bars-9.675, beam-9.9, floor-9.825. PERSONAL Full name is Evelyn Kara Schoepfer … Goes by Evy … Hometown is Ames, Iowa … Parents are John and Kara Schoepfer … Has one sister named Trudy … Plans to major in chemical bioscience as a Sooner.

GET TO KNOW EVY My favorite thing about my hometown is... All of my friends. Since moving to OU, I have learned... How to balance schoolwork, gym and rehab, and fun. I have a better grasp of what the coaches expect from me and how I can personally contribute to the team. One of the biggest things I have learned, however, is how important it is to keep good relationships with my friends and family back home since I am now living on my own, far from home. My favorite thing about OU is... Having a loving, bonded team who all strives for the same goal of winning another national championship, having top-notch facilities and services to student-athletes, and how we have high standards for academics. My most prized possession is... My phone because it holds all of my pictures and is my way to keep in touch with everyone I love. When I grow up, I want to be... Something in the field of science. This may be a dentist or pharmacist or anything where I design products. In my free time, I love to... Craft, babysit, bake, journal, shop, and watch movies. The coolest place I have been to was... Europe. We took a two-week vacation there as a family and toured Germany and Austria with relatives

The TV shows I can’t miss are... HGTV. I also love all Hallmark Christmas movies. The book I could read over and over is... “The Book Thief.” The meal I could eat every day is... I could eat fruit all day, every day. One of my favorite meals is pesto chicken flatbread. My hidden talent is... Being able to give good massages. The talent I wish I had is... Surfing People would be surprised to know that... I am a city girl, and I used to live in Boston, Massachusetts. My perfect day would be... Beach with my friends and family - relaxing, walking along the shore, tanning, swimming, and collecting shells. The day would include getting a massage and shopping, as well as watching a movie and baking. Three words to describe myself are... Adventurous, determined and easy-going My pre-meet superstition is... The clips I wear.

Other than OU, my favorite sports teams are... I don’t have any favorite sports teams. BOOMER SOONER!

The teammate I look up to the most is... Stefani Catour because she is so responsible and always does the right thing.

My favorite sport to watch is... Basketball, but I love watching Olympic skiing, sand volleyball, figure skating, and diving.

The teammate that makes me laugh the most is... Jordan Draper. We don’t even have to say anything to start laughing together.

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ANASTASIA WEBB CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Trained at IGI under coach Todd Gardiner … Competed at Elite Level for last two years and at Level 10 for three years before that … JO National Team member … At 2017 JO National Championships, finished seventh in the all-around … Tied for first on vault, fourth on floor and 11th on beam at the national competition … Impressed at 2017 regionals, placing first in the all-around and on vault, bars and floor while taking second on beam … Finished second in all-around at 2017 state meet and second on vault, beam and floor … Competed at 2017 Nastia Liukin Cup, finishing ninth in the all-around and in the top 15 on vault (ninth), bars (third), beam (ninth) and floor (15th) … Went to same gym as former Sooner Haley Scaman … Placed

first at regionals and state and second at nationals in 2016 … Also participated in 2016 All-Star Trip … High scores from pre-collegiate competition: all-around-38.550, vault-9.9, bars-9.725, beam-9.65, floor-9.75. PERSONAL Comes to Norman from Morton Grove, Ill. … Full name is Anastasia Maria Webb … Daughter of Chris and Magda Webb and sister to George … Academic honor roll member … Plans to major in health and exercise science at OU … Also recruited by several other schools, including LSU, Alabama, Stanford, Utah, Denver and Michigan.

GET TO KNOW ANASTASIA My favorite thing about my hometown is... Being able to drive down to Chicago, especially during Christmas time. The snow is falling and I always went ice skating and sledding with friends and family. Since moving to OU, I have learned... To be more independent. My favorite thing about OU is... The warm weather and all the different connections I have made with people.

The book I could read over and over is... “The Hunger Games” The meal I could eat every day is... Stuffed peppers. It’s a Greek dish made with meat, rice, and vegetables inside a pepper. My hidden talent is... That I’m fluent in speaking Greek.

My most prized possession is... My necklace. I wear it every day and without it I feel like I’m missing something important.

The talent I wish I had is... Singing

When I grow up, I want to be... A nurse practitioner

People would be surprised to know that... I can’t whistle

In my free time, I love to... Walk around campus.

My perfect day would be... Hiking in Colorado and visiting Garden of the Gods.

The coolest place I have been to was... Greece

Three words to describe myself are... Funny, Determined, Hard Working

Other than OU, my favorite sports teams are... The Green Bay Packers and the Cubs.

My pre-meet superstition is... I don’t really have any pre-meet superstitions.

My favorite sports to watch are... Track and swimming. Especially when Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps competed.

The teammate I look up to the most is... Sam Craus. She is very kind, smart, hard working, and positive. When things go wrong she knows how to calm someone down and put a smile on their face.

The TV shows I can’t miss are... “Stranger Things”

The teammate that makes me laugh the most is... Bre Showers! What ever comes out of her mouth just makes me laugh.

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C A R LY W O O D A R D CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Level 10 Gymnast at Fuzion Gymnastics … Trained under Mike and Jackie Heredia … Competed at nationals twice during her junior and senior years of high school, finishing 10th on beam (2016) and 11th on floor, 13th on beam and 22nd in the all-around (2017) … National Honor Society Member … Named to Principal’s Honor Roll during the spring semester of her senior year.

PERSONAL Name is Caroline Woodard … Goes by Carly … Daughter of Steve and Marnie Woodard and sister to Tori … Majoring in health and exercise science at OU … Also recruited by Kentucky, Missouri and TWU.

GET TO KNOW CARLY My favorite thing about my hometown is... Being super close to everything and going to Kansas City with my friends.

The book I could read over and over is... Probably any book that I liked. I love reading.

Since moving to OU, I have learned... How to time manage and having more household actives to remember to do every week such as cleaning, laundry, etc.

The meal I could eat every day is... Steak.

My favorite thing about OU is... The atmosphere, everyone here is so prideful and involved in everything.

My hidden talent is... Swimming. When we started our swim workouts this year I came to find out I am actually pretty good at swimming.

My most prized possession is... A stuffed animal bear that my dad gave to my mother before I was born, then after I was born she gave it to me. I still have it in my room to this day.

The talent I wish I had is... To be a stand up comedian and be able to make just about anyone laugh.

When I grow up, I want to be... A non-invasive orthopedic. Basically diagnostics for sport injuries would be the focus.

People would be surprised to know that... I have had three cars since I was 15. The first got totaled, the transmission went out on the second, so I am currently on my third car and hoping it lasts a long time!

In my free time, I love to... Read.

My perfect day would be... On the beach relaxing, going snorkeling and paddle boarding.

The coolest place I have been to was... St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands. I went this past August and the water is crystal clear. It was easily the most beautiful place I’ve been to.

Three words to describe myself are... Fierce, determined and independent.

Other than OU, my favorite sports teams are... Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals and the OKC Thunder. My favorite sport to watch is... Diving or football. The TV shows I can’t miss are... Any kind of cooking shows.

My pre-meet superstition is... To just listen to music, dance to get loose and try to relax. The teammate I look up to the most is... Probably AJ because in the gym she is always so focused yet still always has a positive and happy attitude. She trains how she competes and that is very inspiring to me. The teammate that makes me laugh the most is... Probably Anastasia because she and I are always thinking the same thing and can hardly be serious anytime we are together.

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K.J. KINDLER HEAD COACH - 12TH SEASON

It has been 12 years since Oklahoma Athletic Director brought head coach K.J. Kindler to Norman to lead the Oklahoma women’s gymnastics program. In just over a decade, Kindler has seen her transformative vision for the Sooner program become a reality. A three-time National Coach of the Year, Kindler led her program exactly where many said it could never go. OU’s head coach has taken the Sooners to the absolute height of the NCAA gymnastics world with NCAA Championships in 2014, 2016 and 2017, seven top-three national finishes, eight straight regional titles, 93 All-America honors and nine Big 12 titles. In 2017, the Sooners won their second straight and third overall national title with a 198.3875, the highest ever score by any team at the NCAA Championships. OU finished the year with a perfect 33-0 overall record, the first undefeated season in program history. Five gymnastics combined for 12 All-America honors, including Chayse Capps, Stefani Catour, AJ Jackson, Nicole Lehrmann and Maggie Nichols, while Lehrmann and Nichols became individual national champions on the bars. Additionally, OU paced the nation with 14 regular season All-America accolades from the NACGC/W. Kindler earned Co-Big 12 Coach of the Year and South Central Region Coach of the Year honors in a season that saw her squad win the conference for a sixth straight season and advance to national meet behind an eighth straight regional win. The 2016 season was one for the record books. The Sooners snagged their second national title in program history and first outright win, posting a 197.675 during the Super Six in Fort Worth, Texas. The meet capped a season in which the Sooners posted a 38-1-0 overall record, with their lone loss coming in their season opener. Nine Sooners earned a program-record 18 All-America honors. Leading the way was junior Capps, who was named a five-time All-American, joining Kelly Garrison (1988) as the only Sooners to accomplish the feat. The Sooners continued their recent postseason dominance in 2016, securing an unprecedented fifth straight Big 12 title and a seventh consecutive regional crown, doing so at the NCAA Iowa City Regional. In total, seven Sooners earned a combined 10 regular season All-America accolades from the NACGC/W. Kindler’s 2015 Sooners were impressively dominant throughout the season, earning a perfect 14-0 record during the regular season for the nation’s only undefeated regular season. The Sooners also spent the entirety of the regular season ranked No. 1 nationally, earning the top spot in the rankings for an impressive 12 straight weeks. OU captured its fourth consecutive Big 12 Championship (a league first), the NCAA Norman Regional title and 11 regular season All-America honors.

HEAD COACH K.J. KINDLER 12TH SEASON (314-52-3) | IOWA STATE ‘92

COACHED SOONERS TO THREE NCAA NATIONAL TITLES, INCLUDING BACK-TO-BACK TITLES IN 2016 AND 2017 FIRST COACH IN NCAA HISTORY TO LEAD TWO PROGRAMS TO THE SUPER SIX THREE-TIME NATIONAL COACH OF THE YEAR ELEVEN-TIME BIG 12 COACH OF THE YEAR HEAD COACH TO 93 NCAA ALL-AMERICANS AND 51 BIG 12 CHAMPIONS

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Kindler led her Sooners to a strong finish at the NCAA Championships in Fort Worth as the team achieved its fifth Super Six appearance since 2010, taking third place overall. Kindler’s OU squad earned a then-program-record and nation-leading 13 All-America honors and every Sooner competing in event finals finished in the top 10 nationally on their individual events. In recognition of Oklahoma’s extraordinary and dominant season, NCAA gymnastics coaches voted Kindler the 2015 National Coach of the Year. Kindler has been named Coach of the Year three times in her career (2005, 2010, 2015), including two times as head coach at Oklahoma. A visionary with the heart and willpower to accomplish what few thought was possible, Kindler made Oklahoma only the sixth team in NCAA history to win a women’s gymnastics championship in the 2014 season. Kindler’s 2014 Sooners were Big 12 champions, NCAA Minneapolis Regional Champions and earned nine NCAA All-America awards. She also coached three gymnasts to top-two finishes at the NCAA Championships, including balance beam champion Taylor Spears. Spears became OU’s first individual national champion in 26 years and was joined by Maile’ana Kanewa (floor exercise) and Haley Scaman (floor exercise) in earning top-two NCAA finishes. The 2014 Sooners won their title in record-breaking fashion at the 2014 NCAA Championships, posting a meet-record 198.175 to tie Florida atop the podium. OU earned program-record scores at an NCAA Championship meet on three out of four events. In 2013, Kindler led OU to the program’s third NCAA Super Six team finals appearance. The squad earned seven All-America honors en route to a second-place team effort overall, tying for the highest finish in program history. The performance marked OU’s third top-three finish in the last four seasons under Kindler. Kindler’s 2010 team also achieved a second-place finish in OU’s first-ever Super Six appearance. With the performance, Kindler became the first head coach in NCAA history to lead two separate programs to the Super Six (Iowa State--2006; Oklahoma--2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017).


Under Kindler’s leadership, OU has captured nine Big 12 championships, eight consecutive NCAA regional titles and 93 NCAA All-America awards. The collegiate gymnastics community has recognized Kindler for her coaching achievements, awarding her National Coach of Year honors three times, Regional Coach of the Year accolades eight times (2004, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017) and Big 12 Coach of the Year laurels 11 times (2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017). Kindler has bolstered OU to new heights, coaching 93 All-Americans, 45 Big 12 Champions and 35 NCAA Regional champions in just 11 seasons at Oklahoma. Kindler has combined athletic and academic success throughout her career with 81 Academic All-Big 12 honorees and 49 NACGC/W Scholastic All-Americans at OU. The 2013 season marked one of the finest in Oklahoma program history. OU spent the entirety of the season ranked in the top three nationally, including two weeks at No. 1. The primary beam coach, Kindler led the beam squad to a No. 1 ranking for 11 consecutive weeks during the regular season. OU defeated nine top-25 teams, including four top-10 squads, en route to the program’s 11th conference title and an NCAA Regional championship. The Sooners’ regular season efforts were recognized with a nation-best 11 NACGC/W All-America awards. Kindler’s leadership throughout the team’s stellar season earned her Coach of the Year honors from the Big 12 and the South Central Region. Kindler’s OU squad was marked by excellence at both the team and individual levels in 2013. The team posted a 197.375 at the NCAA Championships to finish as the nation’s runner-up, tying for the highest finish in Sooner history. OU scored a 197.000 or better at 13 meets in 2013, tying an NCAA record for most such meets in a single season. In 2012, Kindler led the Sooners to team titles at the Big 12 Championship and the NCAA Champaign Regional. Kinder was named conference coach of the year and OU captured seven All-America awards and a seventh-place finish in the country. Kindler was named the South Central Regional Head Coach of the Year in 2011 after guiding OU to its third undefeated regular season in four years. A program-best 11 OU gymnasts were named All-Americans as the Sooners went on to win an NCAA Regional title and finish third in the nation. On Jan. 23, 2011, Kindler collected her 100th win with the OU program as the Sooners defeated TWU, 196.175193.050. OU is a combined 179-48-2 in seven seasons under Kindler; she has helped the program to its four best win percentages in program history in the last four seasons. In 2010, the National Coach of the Year, Regional Coach of the Year and Big 12 Coach of the Year led Oklahoma to a national runner-up finish at the NCAA Championships with seven All-Americans, including Big 12 Sportswoman of the Year Hollie Vise. Vise was an All-American on bars, beam and floor and finished as the national runner-up on bars and floor. Under the direction of Kindler, the Sooners closed 2010 with a final record of 29-3. The win total broke the previous program best of 26 that was set in 1989 under Becky Switzer. Kindler guided the Sooners to the only undefeated regular season in the NCAA in 2010 (22-0) en route to postseason titles at the Big 12 Championship and NCAA University Park Regional. OU was ranked first or second in every regular season poll in 2010, as the Sooners were the only squad in the country to score above a 196.000 in every meet. Oklahoma also picked up its first win over a No. 1 opponent in program history in 2010 with a 197.950-197.275 victory over top-ranked Alabama on March 5. OU eclipsed its previous program best (197.725) by 0.225 in the win, which was the highest score in the NCAA that season. Kindler’s squad continued its Big 12 dominance, winning its third straight Big 12 title with a team score of 197.175, the highest score by a conference champion since 2001. OU swept all four team event titles and won at least a share of all four individual event titles. The Sooners won their second-straight Big 12 title in 2009, while posting individual event titles on bars and beam at the conference championship. Megan Ferguson earned All-America status with her stellar performance on beam as the Sooners won eight beam titles in 2009. In 2008, Kindler guided Kiara Redmond as the senior capped off her illustrious career with four additional AllAmerica honors, moving her career total to nine - the highest tally of any gymnast in program history. The 2008 campaign started with 21 consecutive victories, including all 18 regular season meetings, as OU finished the regular season as the only undefeated team in the country. Oklahoma produced a conference-leading nine spots on the 2008 regular season All-Big 12 Team. OU recorded only two scores lower than 9.8 in the final three events of the 2008 conference championship as the Sooners clinched at least a share of all four individual event titles - marking just the third time in Big 12 history that a school clinched at least a share of all four apparatus wins. Named head coach of the Sooners in the summer of 2006, Kindler quickly positioned the OU squad among the nation’s elite in her first season in Norman in 2007. That year, the Sooners rattled off a streak of 12 consecutive victories, nine of which came on the road, including an upset of then-No. 6 Nebraska in Lincoln, a feat no OU team had accomplished since 1991.

Oklahoma finished second at the Big 12 Championships before heading to the NCAA Central Regional, taking second place before finishing eighth at the NCAA Championships, the highest finish up to that point in program history. “We are dedicated to filling our staff with the best and brightest minds in coaching,” said OU Athletics Director Joe Castiglione upon Kindler’s hiring. “K.J. Kindler brings a reputation of great achievement in all aspects of leading a program.” “She impressed us not only with her accomplishment to this point, but with her lofty goals for the future and her plan for reaching those goals. We are thrilled to work with K.J. and her staff as we pursue championships.” Prior to her hiring at OU, Kindler spent six seasons as the head coach at Iowa State. In her final season in Ames in 2006, Kindler led Iowa State to its third trip to the NCAA Championships and its first appearance in the Super Six team finals. The 24-10 Cyclones produced three All-Americans for a second-consecutive season while posting an undefeated mark at home, a 10-1 dual record and an 8-1 standard in duals against ranked opponents. The team also snapped Nebraska’s 60-meet home winning streak. The 2006 squad won its first Big 12 Championship since 2000, and three Cyclone gymnasts earned either an outright or share of an individual title at the meet. During six seasons at ISU from 2001-06, Kindler coached nine regional event champions, seven NCAA individual championship qualifiers and 13 Big 12 champions. Kindler, an Iowa State graduate, joined the Cyclone staff as an assistant coach in 1992. As an ISU gymnast, Kindler was a three-time MVP for the Cyclones and runner-up in the all-around at the 1992 Big Eight Championships. She was the school’s first individual NCAA Regional qualifier and competed three times in the postseason meet. Kindler hails from Lake Elmo, Minn., and trained under Mary Jane Olsen at Hamline University in St. Paul. In high school, she moved to Connecticut and trained under Frank and Laurie DeFrancesco at Arena Academy in Stamford and Walter Hawkes at Wilton High School. In Connecticut, she won multiple conference and state titles. The eldest of five siblings, Kindler hails from a gymnastics family. One sister, Lori, competed at the University of Minnesota. She and her husband own and operate Flips Gymnastics in the Twin Cities area. Kindler’s nieces, Emma and Lucy Kindler, enjoy recreational gymnastics. Kindler is married to OU assistant coach Lou Ball. The couple has two daughters, Maggie and Adelade.


LOU BALL

A S S I S TA N T C O A C H - 1 2 T H S E A S O N Assistant coach Lou Ball enters his 12th season with Oklahoma women’s gymnastics in 2018 as the primary coach on vault and co-coach on uneven bars. The 2010 National Assistant Coach of the Year along with fellow OU assistant coach Tom Haley, Ball has aided OU to seven top-three finishes at the NCAA Championships in 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, including Oklahoma’s first-ever NCAA championship effort in 2014 and second and third title runs in 2016 and 2017, respectively. The Sooners also notched NCAA runner-up finishes in 2010 and 2013 and have finished no lower than third in the Super Six since their first appearance in 2010. Ball has been named Region Assistant Coach of the Year eight times in his career and has helped OU to nine Big 12 Championships and eight straight NCAA Regional titles. OU has garnered 41 All-America honors on bars and vault under Ball’s leadership, including 2017 Co-Bars National Champions, Nicole Lehrmann and Maggie Nichols. Ball also coached Haley Scaman to a prolific vaulting career at Oklahoma since 2013, including top-three NCAA individual finishes in 2014 (third) and 2015 (third). Ball’s efforts have also resulted in 12 Big 12 champions on bars and 10 on vault for the Sooners. The 2017 Sooners picked up six All-America accolades on vault and bars, led by the national-championship performances from Lehrmann and Nichols on the bars. Nichols also received honors on vault, while Capps (vault), Jackson (vault) and Catour (bars) were recognized. The team captured a total of 14 titles on vault and 15 on bars under Ball’s leadership and exploded for a programrecord 49.700 on bars at TWU. The event was highlighted by a pair of perfect 10.0s from Lehrmann and senior McKenzie Wofford, who became the first Sooners to post perfect marks on the same event in the same meet. Nichols also posted a 10.0 on bars in 2017 and turned in two perfect scores on vault in her freshman campaign. In 2016, Ball coached four All-Americans on both vault and bars as he helped lead the Sooners to their second NCAA title. Earning first-team accolades on vault were Keeley Kmieciak, Hunter Price and Haley Scaman, while Capps snagged second-team honors. Capps was also a first-team honoree on bars along with Wofford and Lehrmann, and AJ Jackson received second-team recognition.

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TWO-TIME NATIONAL ASSISTANT COACH OF THE YEAR EIGHT-TIME REGIONAL ASSISTANT COACH OF THE YEAR COACHED 41 ALL-AMERICANS ON VAULT AND BARS COACHED 12 BIG 12 CHAMPIONS ON BARS AND 10 ON VAULT COACHED TWO INDIVIDUAL NATIONAL CHAMPIONS ON BARS IN 2017 144 2 0 1 8 O K L A H O M A W O M E N ’ S G Y M N A S T I C S

Ball’s gymnasts secured 12 team titles on vault and 16 on bars, highlighted by 10 individual bars crowns for Wofford. The Sooners twice set the then-program-best mark on bars (49.675) in 2016, doing so against Arizona and at the Big 12 Championship, fueled by Kmieciak’s perfect 10 on the apparatus, just the second in the history of the conference meet. Ball coached three Big 12 Champions (Kmieciak and Jackson on vault, Kmieciak on bars) and two NCAA Iowa City Regional Champions (Capps on vault, Wofford on bars). Ball’s coaching efforts led Oklahoma to strong performances throughout the 2015 season on both vault and uneven bars. OU captured 11 team titles on vault and 13 on bars while totaling 32 individual event titles combined on the two events. On vault, Ball guided an impressive four Sooners to All-America accolades, including first-team honors for Scaman and Jackson. Scaman posted a 10.0 on vault under Ball’s coaching during the regular season and finished third nationally on the event at NCAA event finals. Ball also guided Jackson to the Big 12 and NCAA Norman Regional individual titles on vault. Several Sooners also shone on uneven bars under Ball’s guidance in 2015, including first-team All-Americans Brenna Dowell, Kmieciak and Wofford. Wofford had a dominant season, earning eight individual titles while finishing fourth nationally on bars at NCAA event finals. Dowell earned the nation’s first 10.0 on bars in January and Kmieciak enjoyed a stellar championship showing on the event as well. Ball also led Rebecca Clark to a share of the Big 12 title on uneven bars. Ball helped lead Oklahoma to the best season in program history in 2014, coaching the Sooners to a first NCAA title, an NCAA Regional championship and a Big 12 title. Ball also led a resurgence of the Oklahoma vaulting corps in 2014. His Sooners averaged a program-best 49.475 over the course of the season on the event, winning 12 event titles throughout the season. OU notched five of the top six scores all-time for an Oklahoma team, including a program-record 49.700 at the NCAA Minneapolis Regional in April. Two of Ball’s gymnasts were named All-Americans on the event (Maile’ana Kanewa and Haley Scaman), and Scaman posted OU’s first perfect 10.0 on


the event since 2010 in March.

Ball and K.J. Kindler have had five of their club gymnasts go on to compete at the NCAA level.

On uneven bars, Ball and Haley coached senior Taylor Spears to first-team All-America honors at NCAAs for her performance. Ball and Haley’s gymnasts won 11 total uneven bars titles throughout the season.

In addition, Ball coached individuals to Level 10 USA Nationals for eight consecutive years, and his Level 8, 9 and 10 teams all captured Iowa state titles. In 1999 and 2001 Ball was named Iowa USA Gymnastics Coach of the Year.

In 2013, Ball helped coach OU to a national runner-up finish at the NCAA Championships, tying for what was then the best finish in program history. The Sooners won a Big 12 championship and took top honors at the NCAA Norman Regional en route to their record-setting performance. Ball’s vault squad captured a total of 13 individual event titles on the season. Under Ball’s tutelage, freshman Maile’ana Kanewa overcame preseason surgery to earn top honors on vault three times, including the Big 12 vault championship. Ball also coached Madison Mooring to first-team All-America honors and an appearance in the NCAA individual finals on the event. Ball and Haley teamed up to coach three Sooner gymnasts to All-America honors on bars. Erica Brewer and Rebecca Clark both earned first-team All-America honors and top-10 NCAA finishes on the event, while Brie Olson was a second-team All-American. Ball and Haley’s gymnasts captured 18 titles on bars throughout the season. In 2012, Ball helped coach OU to a Big 12 championship, regional championship and seventh-place national finish, marking Oklahoma’s ninth-straight trip to the NCAAs. Oklahoma’s 2011 squad earned its third undefeated regular season in four years while 11 gymnasts captured All-America honors. Ball again earned coach of the year honors at the regional level as he aided OU to the NCAA Norman Regional title and a third-place performance at the NCAA Championships. In 2010, OU finished in a program-best second place after making its first-ever NCAA Super Six team finals appearance. The Sooners also went undefeated in the regular season, beat No. 1 Alabama and eight other top-25 opponents, claimed their third-straight Big 12 Championship and won the 2010 NCAA University Park Regional title. OU won 12 of 13 team event titles on bars under the direction of Haley and Ball, while Hollie Vise earned All-America distinction and was NCAA Runner-Up on the apparatus. The Sooners didn’t count a fall on the apparatus in 2010 and posted only two team scores below 49.000. Ball’s vault squad posted a team score of 49.000 or higher in 14 of 15 competitions in 2010. OU won the team vault title 11 times in 2010, including the Big 12 vault title and NCAA University Park Regional vault title. Under Ball’s leadership, an OU gymnast won the individual vault title 11 times, including the Big 12 vault title (shared by Jackie Flanery, Brie Olson and Natalie Ratcliff). Ball also helped Sara Stone achieve the program’s first perfect score since 2008 when Stone posted a 10.0 on vault at Michigan State. In 2009, OU closed the year with top-10 team rankings on both vault and bars and won a combined 14 team titles on the two events. Every member of the 2009 Oklahoma vault lineup posted a season high of at least 9.85, including three with scores higher than 9.9. Ball’s expertise on the two events was evident in 2008 as Oklahoma closed the season ranked first in the Big 12 and 10th in the country on both apparatuses. OU won 11 bars titles and notched 10 wins on vault during the regular season, capped off by 23 individual event titles on the two events alone. In his first season at OU in 2007, Ball also guided Brittney Koncak-Schumann to All-America status on vault. Prior to joining the Oklahoma program, Ball spent 11 years as administrative assistant coach at Iowa State where he was named the 2005 NACGCW National Co-Assistant Coach of the Year. He was also honored as an NCAA Regional Assistant Coach of the Year in 2004 and 2002. At Iowa State, Ball served as the primary coach on vault and uneven bars. During his tenure in Ames, the Cyclones rewrote the school record books on both events and six of his gymnasts won Big 12 titles on bars. Ball also coached a two-time regional bars co-champion and a pair of two-time All-Americans on vault. While at Iowa State, Ball was a co-owner and head coach at the Cardinal Gymnastics Academy where he qualified five gymnasts to the national TOPS team and camp held annually at USA gymnastics coach Bela Karolyi’s ranch.

Prior to his time in Iowa, Ball served as head coach at Cahoy’s Gymnastics School in Omaha, Neb., for three years where he led several individuals to berths at USA Nationals. As an athlete, Ball competed as a vault and floor exercise specialist at the University of Nebraska from 1990-93. He was an NCAA vault finalist in 1992 and helped the Cornhuskers to a runner-up finish at the NCAA Championships in 1992 and 1993. Ball also earned All-Big Eight honors on vault in 1992 and 1993. Ball transferred to Nebraska in 1990 after spending two seasons as a member of the gymnastics team at Michigan. Ball earned a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies from Iowa State in 1999. He is married to OU head coach K.J. Kindler and the couple lives in Norman with their two daughters, Maggie and Adelade.


TOM HALEY

A S S I S TA N T C O A C H - 1 2 T H S E A S O N Tom Haley enters his 12th year as an assistant coach for the Oklahoma women’s gymnastics team in 2018 after 11 seasons of excellence with the Sooners since his arrival in 2007. The 2010 National Assistant Coach of the Year with fellow OU assistant Lou Ball, Haley also shared the 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017 awards for South Central Region Assistant Coach of the Year with Ball, giving him seven career Region Coach of the Year honors. The primary coach on floor and co-coach on bars, Haley’s gymnasts enjoyed another standout season in 2017. The squad tallied 15 event titles on floor and 13 on floor. Maggie Nichols (bars, floor), AJ Jackson (floor), Stefani Catour (bars) and Nicole Lehrmann (bars) all earned All-America honors under Haley’s guidance as Nichols and Lehrmann became Co-Bars National Champions. OU exploded for a program-record 49.700 on bars at TWU. The event was highlighted by a pair of perfect 10.0s from Lehrmann and senior McKenzie Wofford, who became the first Sooners to post perfect marks on the same event in the same meet. Additionally, Brenna Dowell (bars), Nichols (bars), Wofford (bars) and Jackson (floor) all snagged individual Big 12 titles, while Nichols earned the floor title at the NCAA Seattle Regional. Haley’s 2016 Sooners earned 13 team event titles on floor. Four Sooners secured All-America status on the event, including Chayse Capps (first team), Jackson (first team), Keeley Kmieciak (first team) and Haley Scaman (second team). On bars, the Sooners soared to 16 team titles in 2016, twice setting the then-program record on the event with a score of 49.675 against Arizona and at the Big 12 Championship. In the conference meet, Kmieciak tallied the first perfect 10 of her career on bars and just the second in the history of the conference meet on the event. Capps was also a first-team honoree on bars along with McKenzie Wofford and Nicole Lehrmann, and Jackson received secondteam recognition. Haley coached two Big 12 Champions (Kmieciak on bars, Scaman on floor) and two NCAA Iowa City Regional Champions (Wofford on bars, Jackson on floor). In 2015, Haley aided the Sooners to 12 team event titles on floor in 2015 in addition to 17 individual titles. Haley’s work with Scaman led the junior to a team-best nine individual titles throughout the season and her third perfect 10.0 score on the event. Dowell also thrived under Haley’s guidance, finishing as NCAA runner-up on floor with a 9.95 in event finals. Both Dowell and Scaman were firstteam All-Americans in the event, while Dowell was the Big 12 floor champion and Scaman was NCAA Norman Regional floor champion.

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2010 NATIONAL ASSISTANT COACH OF THE YEAR

Haley’s gymnasts were a force on uneven bars as well, capturing 13 team event titles and 14 individual titles throughout the season. Three gymnasts earned first-team All-America accolades under Haley and Ball and Dowell, Kmieciak and Wofford all finished in the top 10 nationally on the event. Wofford spent several weeks during the regular season ranked No. 1 nationally on bars and capped her season with a fourth-place NCAA finish in event finals.

COACHED 41 ALL-AMERICANS ON BARS AND FLOOR

Haley helped lead Oklahoma to the best season in program history in 2014, coaching the Sooners to a first NCAA title, an NCAA Regional championship and a Big 12 title. Haley coached five Sooner gymnasts to All-America honors in 2014. Lara Albright, Maile’ana Kanewa and Haley Scaman were all first-team All-Americans on floor exercise, while Taylor Spear garnered first-team honors on bars. True freshman Kara Lovan also captured second-team accolades on floor. Kanewa and Scaman each posted 9.95 performances at NCAA Event Finals to tie as national runners-up on the event.

COACHED TWO INDIVIDUAL NATIONAL CHAMPIONS ON BARS IN 2017

Overall, Haley’s gymnasts earned 12 event titles on floor and 11 on uneven bars throughout the season. Under Haley’s leadership, Scaman became the first Sooner in program history to post multiple 10.0s in a single season, a career and on an individual event. Scaman earned two 10.0s on floor exercise alone during the season.

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Haley guided four OU gymnasts to All-America honors in 2013. Haley and Ball aided Erica Brewer and Rebecca Clark to first-team awards and top-10 NCAA finishes, while Taylor Spears earned secondteam accolades. Brie Olson also captured second-team All-America honors on floor under Haley’s tutelage. Overall, the Sooners earned 18 individual titles on bars and 13 on floor in 2013.


Haley’s coaching was instrumental in Oklahoma’s record-setting 2013 campaign, which saw the Sooners finish as runners-up at the NCAA Championships after claiming Big 12 and NCAA Norman Regional titles. While coaching at OU, Haley has guided 11 Sooner All-Americans on bars and eight on floor. An additional six Oklahoma gymnasts have earned Big 12 titles on floor and seven on bars under Haley’s direction. Haley’s work with the 2012 squad resulted in three All-America honors for the Sooners, who finished seventh at the NCAA Championships. The team also snagged Big 12 and NCAA Champaign Regional titles.

titles at the Big 12 Championship. Redmond went on to post a 9.925 and take top honors on floor at the 2008 NCAA South Central Regional.

Haley helped the Sooners to back-to-back Super Six appearances and their second consecutive top-three finish in 2011. OU completed its third undefeated regular season in four years in 2011, maintaining the country’s longest regular season win streak.

From 2002-2003, he was the team coach for Level 4 Elite at the Gwinnett Gymnastics Center near Atlanta, Ga. At GGC, he coached two Region 8 Level 10 all-around champions, as well as a 2003 junior international elite qualifying gymnast.

Ball and Haley also coached three OU gymnasts to All-America honors on bars, including two first-teamers. OU won a total of 11 team bar titles and 12 individual bar titles.

Haley served as the head coach and program director of the `Bama Bounders club program at the University of Alabama from 1996-02.

In 2010, OU finished in a program-best second place after making its first-ever NCAA Super Six team finals appearance. The Sooners also went undefeated in the regular season, beat No. 1 Alabama and eight other top-25 opponents, claimed their third-straight Big 12 Championship and won the 2010 NCAA University Park Regional title.

With the `Bama Bounders, Haley coached a Level 10 uneven bars national champion, a Level 10 Junior Olympic National Team member and had 10 of his gymnasts receive full athletic scholarships to NCAA Division I programs.

After the Sooners’ stellar 2010 season, Haley was named National Assistant Coach of the Year along with fellow OU assistant coach Lou Ball. The two also shared 2010 Regional Assistant Coach of the Year honors. Haley helped the Sooners shine on floor in 2010, as OU scored a 49.000 or higher on the apparatus in every competition. Under Haley’s tutelage, senior Hollie Vise finished in second place on floor at the NCAA Individual Event Finals and earned All-American honors on the apparatus in her first season of competition on the event Vise and fellow senior Jackie Flanery shared the Big 12 title on floor, while Flanery entered NCAA Championships ranked No. 1 in the country on the apparatus. In 2009, Haley guided the Sooners to seven floor titles, including the conference championship and NCAA Northeast Regional championship. Haley and Ball’s bar squad also captured six team titles in 2009 while Megan Ferguson and Ashley Jackson shared the Big 12 bar title. In 2008, Haley’s floor team posted 13 team event titles, while the bars lineup took home 10 event titles. The Sooners ranked first in the conference and sixth in the country on floor in 2008, posting a season regional qualifying score (RQS) of 49.315. Haley guided Kiara Redmond to All-America honors on floor while Redmond and Brittney Koncak-Schumann earned floor

Prior to his hiring at OU, Haley coached for three seasons at the University of Kentucky where he was named the 2006 NACGC/W Central Region Assistant Coach of the Year. Before entering collegiate coaching at Kentucky, Haley, a native of San Antonio, Texas, worked as one of the top club coaches in the Southeast.

He also served as a volunteer assistant coach for the Alabama women’s gymnastics team in 2000 and 2001. Haley married his wife, Kelli More, in May 2009. They have a son, Levi, and two daughters, Nina and Kaia.


SUPPORT STAFF Jathletic E Ntrainer N - 12thR Iseason CHARDSON An integral part of the Oklahoma women’s gymnastics program, Jennifer Richardson enters her 12th season as an athletic trainer at OU in 2017-18. Richardson is responsible for the daily care, treatment, rehab and prevention of injuries for the men’s and women’s gymnastics programs. Richardson earned her bachelor’s degree in athletic training from West Virginia University and obtained a master of arts degree in health studies/sports medicine health care from the University of Alabama, where she served as the athletic trainer for the softball team. The Hamburg, N.Y., native has also served as the athletic trainer for the women’s soccer and women’s basketball teams at St. Mary’s College of California. She worked with the 2005 and 2006 national championship women’s gymnastics teams at the University of Georgia prior to her arrival at Oklahoma.

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Avolunteer S Hassistant L E YcoachK- firstE RseasonR Ashley Kerr enters her first season as the volunteer assistant coach for the women’s gymnastics team. Kerr competed for the Florida Gators from 2007-2010, and was a four-time member of the NCAA Scholastic All-American team, as well as the SEC Academic Honor Roll. She served as the president of UF’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and was awarded the 2010 Outstanding Leadership Award by the UF Alumni Association. Upon graduation, Kerr served as the volunteer student manager for the 2011 season, before serving as the team manager from 2011-2013. Most recently, Kerr was the Assistant to the Head Coach, supporting multiple aspects of the program. Kerr worked with the coaching staff on all on-campus recruiting visits, coordinated the team social media activity, and helped with community outreach. She helped plan and organize team travel and assisted the head coach at all team competitions, while working with the marketing department on promotional plans to increase fan interest and attendance. Additionally, she assisted with the planning and execution of summer camps. In her time at Florida, Kerr worked with three national champion teams as the Gators won three straight between 2013-15. Kerr was a part of ten Super Six teams and five SEC Championship teams during her time as both a gymnast and a staff member. Kerr graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with an emphasis in marketing and minors in mass communication and leadership. She attended grad school at UF, where she earned a Master of Science in Sports Management and a Master of Art in Telecommunications.

Cdirector A Nof operations D A C- second E Bseason LACKERBY Candace Blackerby enters her second season as the women’s gymnastics director of operations. Blackerby coordinates much of the program’s day-to-day operations, including the Team 10 Booster Club, team travel, lodging, food, apparel, events and team appearances. She is also the team liaison between the program and other departments, assisting with media relations, SoonerVision, marketing and more. Blackerby brings a diverse set of gymnastics experiences to the program. She returned to Oklahoma after a season as an assistant coach at Southeast Missouri State University. Blackerby coached the Redhawks to a second-place finish in the MIC Conference Championship as well as advancing three individuals on to NCAA Regionals. Her duties included being the primary beam coach, assisting with choreography, coordinating team community service, implementing a team fueling station and day-to-day administrative duties. During the 2015 season, she coached at Bart Conner Gymnastics in Norman while serving as the volunteer assistant coach for the Sooners. Blackerby coached multiple years at Kurt Thomas Gymnastics in Frisco, Texas. She assisted both compulsory and optional athletes to numerous Texas State titles. After her athletic career concluded, she gained marketing experience through a summer internship with NIKE. Blackerby completed her masters degree from OU during the 2012-2013 season while she served as OU’s emcee for home meets and as a team manager. Prior to joining the Oklahoma gymnastics staff, Blackerby aided Oklahoma to two top-three NCAA finishes between 2007-12 and four Big 12 conference titles. She was an All-Big 12 Championship team selection on bars, an NACGC Scholar-Athlete, and a three-time Team Spirit Award winner. Blackerby married former Sooner Mascot, Aaron. They live in Norman with their son, Colt.


Cvolunteer H Aundergraduate Y S E coach C A- first P Pseason S Previously a gymnast at Oklahoma, Chayse Capps now works with the Sooners as a volunteer undergraduate coach, entering her first season in 2018. Capps was a member of OU’s 2014, 2016 and 2017 NCAA Championship teams. The Plano, Texas, native was a two-time Big 12 Gymnast of the Year, a nominee for the prestigious Honda Award and was also named a 2017 AAI Award finalist, given to the country’s top senior gymnast. In the classroom, Capps finished her career as a three-time Academic All-Big 12 selection and a four-time Scholastic All-American by the NACGC/W. She is only the second OU gymnast to be an All-American all four years, finishing her collegiate career as an 11-time NCAA All-American and a 10-time All-Big 12 selection. Capps also earned two perfect 10.0’s during her career, both times on beam.

Lcommunications I N D S -EfirstYseasonM O R R I S O N Responsible for coordinating all communication efforts for women’s gymastics, Lindsey Morrison enters her first season with the Sooners in 2018. She handles all media requests for the team, coordinates social media efforts and oversees all women’s gymastics content on SoonerSports.com. Morrison is also the primary contact for the Oklahoma soccer program. Prior to arriving at Oklahoma, Morrison spent three years at the Unviersity of South Florida where she oversaw communications efforts for women’s soccer, softball, baseball, men’s soccer and men’s and women’s tennis. As a student intern at OU from 2012-2014, she served as the lead contact for women’s tennis, while assisting with all other sports. A native of Grand Prairie, Texas, Morrison received a Bachelor of Arts in journalism with a specialization in public relations in 2013 from Oklahoma.

CathleticO marketing R I E - firstB Eseason TZ Corie Betz enters her first season at Oklahoma in 2018. In addition to coordinating marketing efforts such as game production, promotions and fan outreach for women’s gymnastics, Betz is also the primary contact for men’s basketball and wrestling. Prior to coming to OU, Betz worked as Director of Marketing at Florida Atlantic University where she oversaw every phase of the marketing department, with her primary sport responsibility being football. Prior to steadily rising to the director at FAU, she worked with both women’s and men’s basketball, volleyball, beach volleyball, baseball and softball to market and promote each sport. She was instrumental in building the marketing department and adding a street team and intern team and collaborating with campus and community partners. Born and raised in Indiana, Betz graduated from Southern Indiana in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising, and graduated from Florida Atlantic University in 2013 with an MBA in Sport Management. 150 2 0 1 8 O K L A H O M A W O M E N ’ S G Y M N A S T I C S


TteamEprimary D BcareOphysician EHM , M . D . - eighth season Dr. Ted Boehm enters his eighth season as the primary care physician for women’s gymnastics. Boehm works as a Sports Medicine Physician at the Oklahoma Sports & Orthopedics Institute in Oklahoma City. Boehm also works with OU’s football, men’s gymnastics, rowing and wrestling teams. Boehm, originally from Merced, Calif., earned a bachelor’s degree in health and sport sciences from the University of Oklahoma in 1999, and his medical degree from the OU College of Medicine in 2003. Boehm treats any illnesses and injuries of his primary care sports’ student athletes at the OU training room or at OU’s Goddard Health Center. Boehm also provides sideline and event coverage during men’s and women’s gymnastics meets, football games and wrestling matches.

DteamAorthopedic V I Dsurgeon H O- 17thL season DEN, M.D. Dr. David Holden, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon from the McBride Orthopedic Hospital in Oklahoma City, returns for his 17th year with the Oklahoma women’s gymnastics program. A graduate of Duke University and the University of Texas Medical School in Houston, Holden serves as a clinical instructor at the University of Oklahoma Medical School and is a member of various professional organizations including the AMA, OSMA, OCMA, American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine and is a fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. Holden served as the U.S. athletes’ 2000 Swim Team Physician for the Paralympic Games in Sydney, Australia, and as a team physician for the U.S. Olympics in 1994, 1995 and 2008.

TsportsI Fnutrition F A -NfifthYseasonB Y R D Tiffany Byrd enters her fifth season as OU’s Director of Sports Nutrition in 2017-18. Byrd educates student-athletes on the importance of good nutrition and dietary habits in relation to their daily lives and athletic performance. She also works in conjunction with the staff at Oklahoma’s new state-of-the-art Sam Bradford Training Table, located in Headington Hall. Byrd arrived at Oklahoma after stints at Oregon, Alabama and Murray State. She was previously the Director of Sports Nutrition at Baylor before accepting the same title at Oklahoma. Byrd received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska in nutrition, fitness and health promotion and her master’s in human nutrition from the University of Alabama. She was a member of the NCAA Championship gymnastics team at Alabama as well as the Nebraska gymnastics team.


CstudentH Amanager R I- TfirstYseasonJ O N E S Charity Jones is in her first season as a student manager for the women’s gymnastics program after a stellar four-year career as an OU gymnast. Jones was a member of three national championship teams, four Big 12 champion teams, and four Super Six teams. She was a two-time All-American, earning the accolades on both vault (2015) and beam (2016). She earned Academic All-Big 12 honors twice in her career. She boasts a career high of 9.95 on floor and a 9.9 on vault, bars and beam. Jones competed all four years on vault, serving as leadoff in 12 meets during the 2017 season. A native of Miami, Okla., Jones is majoring in criminology at OU. She assists in the day-to-day duties of the OU women’s gymnastics program including moving mats & boards for team on events, sizing & sorting apparel, gym maintenance and other duties as assigned.

Bstudent R Omanager O K- thirdE season LAGRONE Brooke Lagrone is in her third season as a student manager for the women’s gymnastics team, assisting with many of the day-to-day aspects of the women’s gymnastics program. Lagrone is responsible for moving mats & boards for team on events, gym maintenance, sizing & sorting apparel, laundry and other duties as assigned. Prior to attending OU, Lagrone was a level 10 gymnast at Stars Gymnastics in Houston, Texas. She began gymnastics at age two, competing through her senior year of high school. Lagrone is a junior from Houston, Texas majoring in health and exercise science with a pre-med emphasis.

Sstudent ’ Nmanager A Y B- thirdRseason EE MOZEE S’Naybree Mozee is in her third season as a student manager for the OU women’s gymnastics program. Mozee assists the director of operations in day-to-day duties and handles outreach to student organizations. She helps with Team10 booster club mailouts and enrollment, contacting student groups on campus to promote the program, and other marketing efforts. Mozee was a gymnast all through high school, competing in district meets. Despite being told she couldn’t play sports after an accident as a child, she competed on vault, beam and floor all four years of high school. She is a junior from Kansas City, Mo. majoring in Criminology with a minor in Spanish.

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LISA CAVANAUGH Meet Director

TRENTON MCVICKER Meet Scorer/SoonerVision

LINDY ROBERTS-IVY Sport Administrator/SWA

CADE SCOTT Team Manager

MICHAEL BEIRNE Event Management

BRYANT HOUK Event Management

PAUL HOOD Event Management GA

LOGAN JOHNSON Ticketing

KEVIN MCINTYRE Lloyd Noble Center

KATIE MCINTYRE Academic Adviser

MEGAN MCDONALD SoonerVision

ALEX WOOD SoonerVision

ZACH TILLEY SoonerVision

MAX TOPERZER SoonerVision

DR. DAVID PAYNE Information Technology

REGINA THURSTON Marketing GA


DAVID BOREN

13TH PRESIDENT - UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA David L. Boren, who has served Oklahoma as governor and U.S. senator, became the thirteenth president of the University of Oklahoma in November 1994. He is the first person in state history to have served in all three positions. Boren is widely respected for his academic credentials, his longtime support of education, and for his distinguished political career as a reformer of the American political system. A graduate of Yale University in 1963, Boren majored in American history, graduated in the top one percent of his class and was elected Phi Beta Kappa. He was selected as a Rhodes Scholar and earned a master’s degree in politics, philosophy and economics from Oxford University, England, in 1965. In 1968, he received a law degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where he was on the Law Review, elected to the Order of the Coif, and won the Bledsoe Prize as the outstanding graduate by a vote of the faculty. As Oklahoma’s governor from 1974 through 1978, Boren promoted key educational initiatives that have had an enduring impact on Oklahoma. Established during his tenure were the Oklahoma Arts Institute, the ScholarLeadership Enrichment Program, and the Oklahoma Physicians Manpower Training Program, which provides scholarships for medical students and medical personnel who commit to practice in underserved rural areas. Also, the first state funding for Gifted and Talented classes was provided in 1976 and, from 1976 through 1978, Oklahoma ranked first among all states in the percentage increases of funding for higher education. One of Boren’s most far-reaching projects in promoting quality education at all levels is the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence, which he founded in 1985. The foundation recognizes outstanding public school students and teachers and helps establish private local foundations to help give academic endowment grants to local public schools. As a senator, he was the author of the National Security Education Act in 1992, which provides scholarships for study abroad and for learning additional languages, as well as legislation to restore the tax deductibility of gifts of appreciated property to universities in 1993. Boren, also a former state legislator, spent nearly three decades in elective politics before becoming the president of the University of Oklahoma. Boren was the youngest governor in the nation when he served from 1974 to 1978. Known as a reformer, Boren campaigned with a broom as his symbol. During his term, he instituted many progressive programs, including conflict-ofinterest rules, campaign-financing disclosure, stronger open meeting laws for public bodies, more competitive bidding on state government contracts, and reform of the state’s prison system, including expanded education programs 154 2 0 1 8 O K L A H O M A W O M E N ’ S G Y M N A S T I C S

for first-time offenders and the largest expansion of the work-release program in state history. During his time in the U.S. Senate from 1979 to 1994, Boren served on the Senate Finance and Agriculture Committees and was the longest-serving chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. From his days as a state legislator and governor of Oklahoma to Washington, Boren carried a commitment to reform, leading numerous efforts to make government work better for American citizens. As chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, he strengthened oversight of secret government programs and reformed the procedures for Presidential notice of such programs to Congress. For more than 10 years, he led the fight for congressional campaign finance reform and for legislation discouraging administration and congressional staff from cashing in on government experience and contacts by becoming lobbyists. In addition, he introduced legislation seeking to limit gifts and travel subsidies that government workers, including members of Congress, can receive from lobbyists. Boren also chaired the special 1992-93 Joint Committee on the Organization of Congress, which produced proposals to make Congress more efficient and responsive by streamlining congressional bureaucracy, reducing staff sizes and reforming procedures to end legislative gridlock. Boren left the U.S. Senate in 1994 with an approval rating of 91 percent after being reelected with 83 percent of the vote in 1990, the highest percentage in the nation in a U.S. Senate contest in that election year. Boren served from 1988 to 1997 as a member of the Yale University Board of Trustees. His university experience also includes four years on the faculty of Oklahoma Baptist University, where he was chairman of the Department of Political Science and chairman of the Division of Social Sciences. In 1993, the American Association of University Professors presented Boren with the Henry Yost Award as Education Advocate of the Year. In April 2004, Boren received the Mory’s Cup from the Mory’s Association at Yale University. In making the presentation to Boren it was noted that he was the first Yale graduate in the university’s history extending over three centuries to have served as a Governor, U.S. Senator and President of a major university. Under Boren’s leadership, the University of Oklahoma has developed and emerged as a “pacesetter university in American public higher education,” with 20 major new programs initiated since his inauguration. They include establishment of the Honors College, the Charles M. Russell Center for the Study of Art of the American West, a new expository writing program for freshmen modeled on the program at Harvard, an interdisciplinary religious


studies program, the Artist-in-Residence Program, the International Programs Center, and the Faculty-in-Residence Program putting faculty family apartments in student residence halls. The Retired Professors Program has been started, bringing 50 retired full professors back to the University to teach freshmen. The number of new facilities started or completed on the campus during the Boren years has matched the explosion in new programs. Since 1994, almost $1 billion in construction projects have been completed or are under way on OU’s three campuses. Among the largest of the recent projects are the $18.7 million renovation and expansion of historic Holmberg Hall, home of music and dance programs; the $67 million National Weather Center; the $19 million addition to the Michael F. Price College of Business; the $17 million Gaylord Hall for journalism and mass communication; the $27 million Stephenson Research and Technology Center; and the $83.5 million stadium project. The Health Sciences Center has a new Student Union, and the new $24 million Stanton L. Young Biomedical Research Center. Presidential Travel Scholarships, students from 111 countries on campus, more reciprocal international exchange agreements than any other university and the new International Programs Center are all making OU more international. The new Honors College helps to assure that no students need to leave Oklahoma to find an educational experience to match their potential. In 1995, Boren launched the “Reach for Excellence” fundraising campaign with a five-year goal of $200 million, which was twice as large as any fundraising drive in Oklahoma history. The drive exceeded $500 million, raising OU into the top 15 public universities in the United States in private endowment per capita. Since 1994, endowed professorships have more than quadrupled and the OU donor base has grown from 18,000 to more than 107,000 friends and alumni. During the first 10 years of Boren’s tenure over $1 billion in private gifts were donated to the university.

Above all, the Boren years have been marked by an emphasis on putting students first. There is not a university president in the country that is more committed to students as his number one priority. He teaches a freshmanlevel course in political science each semester and is one of the few presidents of major universities to teach. Boren is married to Molly Shi Boren, a former judge and English teacher. Mrs. Boren is President Emeritus of the Oklahoma Arts Institute, which provides education programs in nine arts disciplines for high school students from across the state who are gifted in the arts. Molly Boren has two degrees from the University of Oklahoma, a master’s degree in English and a Juris Doctorate from the OU College of Law. A native of Seminole, Boren has two children, Carrie Christine Boren, an Episcopal minister, and David Daniel Boren, a member of the United States Congress from Oklahoma. Devoting much of his life to public service, Boren drew from the example of his parents, the late Congressman Lyle H. Boren and Christine Boren.


JOE CASTIGLIONE

V I C E P R E S I D E N T F O R I N T E R C O L L E G I AT E AT H L E T I C P R O G R A M S A N D D I R E C T O R O F AT H L E T I C S In 19 years at Oklahoma, Joe Castiglione has led a surging athletics department that has captured 17 national championships and 78 conference titles, while also setting records for grade point average and graduation rate. OU’s athletics success is legendary, and Castiglione’s tenure stands proudly among the best. When he was hired at Oklahoma in April of 1998, Castiglione inherited one of the most storied programs in college athletics at a time when it was seeking stability and direction. He created a positive culture that emphasized core values, a dynamic mission and a collaborative spirit. The result is one of the nation’s best studentathlete experiences. The 2016-17 school year yielded one of the most accomplished campaigns in school history with four national championships, a school record that gave OU a nationleading seven over the last two years. Eighteen of 21 sport teams sent the full team or individuals to an NCAA championship and five teams finished in the top 10. In addition to the four national champions, football earned a No. 3 ranking. The men’s and women’s gymnastics teams repeated as NCAA champions, making OU the only school in NCAA history to have both teams earn national championships in the same year for consecutive years. The men’s tennis doubles team of Andrew Harris and Spencer Papa won the school’s first NCAA men’s tennis championship, then the very next day, the men’s golf team won its second NCAA title. One week later, the Sooner softball team won its fourth NCAA title. It marked the 11th NCAA crown and third consecutive for men’s gymnastics. It was the fourth NCAA title for softball, second consecutive and third over a five-year span, and it was the second consecutive championship for women’s gymnastics. That spirit of excellence went well beyond competition. The Sooner student-athletes had an 11th consecutive semester of a cumulative GPA at 3.00 or higher at the close of the spring 2017 semester. The 3.09 cumulative for the spring 2017 semester was a record for OU and a total of 71 student-athletes achieved perfect 4.0 GPAs in the spring, matching the total from the fall. Seven OU programs registered a 100-percent multiyear Graduation Success Rate for the most recent reporting period and OU’s most recent multiyear Graduation Success Rate of 85 percent is a school record that exceeds the NCAA national average. A place where competitive dreams come true and academic excellence are the expectations, not the exceptions, has been created at OU by Castiglione with the full support of OU President David L. Boren and OU’s Board of Regents. Upon his arrival, the 11th and second longest serving director of athletics at OU, Castiglione made a number of changes, and, in the process, created a team of administrators, eight of whom have gone on to other Division I athletics director posts, coaches and support staff who pursue and achieve lofty goals under the banner of ethical integrityThat extends into the department’s finances. OU Athletics, one of the

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few self-sustaining departments nationally, has closed the books in the black in each of the last 19 years. Castiglione’s responsible approach has benefitted the general campus, as well. Through direct and indirect support, the athletics department provides more than $9 million annually to OU’s academics budget. It also established an endowment at Bizzell Library and partnered with President Boren’s office to eliminate the admission fee at OU’s internationally known Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art. Facility improvement and construction of athletics facilities have been carried out at a record pace and Castiglione takes pride in the fact that those improvements have been paid for with private money. Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium underwent a $160 million renovation that included filling in the bowl and creating new seating options for Sooner fans and entirely new team facilities, including locker room, training room, strength and training center and offices. Other improvements are planned throughout the historic facility in the Stadium Master Plan that includes multiple phases. A $7 million dollar improvement to the men’s and women’s basketball facilities at Lloyd Noble Center has begun and master plans for $10 million in renovations at baseball and $15 million at softball have been approved. These projects follow the completion of the $75 million Headington Hall, which provides housing for the general student population as well as student-athletes. The state-of-the-art building, which has won the President’s Trophy as the outstanding housing unit three of the last four years, opened in August 2013 and makes OU the leader in providing an engaging community living option for OU students. Castiglione is quick to give full credit to the student-athletes and coaches, the staff, President Boren, the OU Board of Regents, the donors and the fans for the success experienced during his tenure. It’s a team approach that he has embraced throughout his successful career in athletics. In recognition of the many achievements of his OU tenure, Castiglione was named National Athletic Director of the Year in May 2009 by the Sports Business Journal. He was a finalist for the same award in 2016. The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame named him the 2013 recipient of the John L. Toner Award. In April 2014, Castiglione received the Abe Lemons/Paul Hansen Award for Sports Excellence from Oklahoma City University. His peers have honored him as well. In November 2012, the United States Sports Academy named him the winner of the Carl Maddox Sports Management Award. In October 2004, the Bobby Dodd Foundation named him Athletics Director of the Year. In 2003, he was inducted into the National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators Hall of Fame. In June 2001, he received the General Robert R. Neyland Athletic Director Award for lifetime achievement from the All-American Football Foundation. The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) named him Central Region AD of the Year in 2000. The department received the 2007 PRISM Award, presented by the School of Sports


Management at the University of Massachusetts. The achievement that may bring him the most pride came in May 2007 when he completed a master’s of education degree from OU. Subsequently, he became an adjunct professor in the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education, teaching graduate classes in Marketing, Development and Leadership in Higher Education. He serves on the College’s Board of Advocates. He was recently recognized for his distinguished service by OU’s College of Arts & Sciences. Castiglione was instrumental in the athletics department’s major campaign, Great Expectations: The Campaign for Sooner Sports. The then largest fund-raising effort in OU athletics history included projects that impacted each of OU’s 21 sports and has become a national model for intercollegiate athletics. The campaign ended three years later with more than $125 million raised and that figure has now grown to over $500 million as funds continue to be raised for facility improvements and scholarship endowments. Hired on April 30, 1998, Castiglione joined the Sooner family after serving as athletics director at Missouri. In his 17-year career with the Tigers, Castiglione, who was named director of athletics at Missouri on Dec. 15, 1993, was credited with rebuilding sports programs, hiring outstanding coaches, implementing an innovative master plan for facilities, inspiring record-setting increases in fund-raising and balancing the budget in each of his five years as athletics director. A 1979 Maryland graduate, Castiglione received the University’s Distinguished Alumnus Award in April 2007 and he was inducted into the State of Missouri’s Sports Hall of Fame in November 2015. His career journey began as the sports promotions director at Rice. He then worked a year as director of athletic fund-raising at Georgetown before being hired in 1981 at Missouri as director of communications and marketing. He will mark his 25th year of serving student-athletes as an Athletics Director at two different institutions in the next academic year, 2017-18. His commitment to the success of student-athletes has gone beyond the Norman

campus and he has served at the national and conference level. He is currently serving on the NCAA’s Board of Governor’s Commission to Combat Sexual Violence on Campus. He served as chairman of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee for the 2015-16 academic year. He also chaired the NCAA’s Football Academic Progress Rate (APR) Working Group and completed service on the NCAA Working Group on Collegiate Model-Rules Committee. He also serves on the Gatorade Collegiate Advisory Board and the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame Board of Directors. He served three terms as the chair of the Big 12 Board of Athletics Directors and is a past president of both the Division I-A Athletic Directors Association and NACDA. He served a four-year term on the NCAA Championship/Competition Cabinet and the NCAA Baseball Committee. He was also a member on the NCAA Diversity Leadership Strategic Planning Committee, the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Discussion Group, the United States Olympic Committee Athlete Career and Education Strategic Working Group and the NCAA Football Issues Committee, which he chaired. A former member of the Phi Delta Theta Foundation Board of Trustees, he is a highly requested speaker at annual conventions and continuing education institutes. In November 2011, his hometown recognized him by selecting him for the Broward County (Fla.) Sports Hall of Fame. His involvement in the local community has led to service with civic clubs, churches and charities, including the United Way of Norman, recently serving his third term as OU’s campus co-chair, which resulted in the highest recorded contributions ever by faculty, staff and students to the United Way of Norman’s annual campaign. He encourages student-athletes and athletics staff to participate in those efforts as well, and in 2015-16, OU Athletics representatives logged more than 5,000 hours of community service. A native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Castiglione is married to the former Kristen Bartel, a 1990 graduate of the University of Missouri. They are the parents of two sons, Joseph, Jr., who is a junior at OU, and Jonathan, who will be a junior in high school.


COMMUNICATIONS The OU Athletics Communications Office is located on the second floor of Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium (northwest corner), approximately 1.5 miles north of Lloyd Noble Center. Main Office Phone/Fax: (405) 325-8231/(405) 325-7623 Address: 180 W. Brooks, Room 2525, Norman, OK 73019 Lloyd Noble Center Press Row: (405) 325-1024 Assistant AD/Strategic Communications: Mike Houck (football) E-Mail: mhouck@ou.edu Associate Director: Ben Coldagelli (men’s basketball/women’s golf) E-Mail: bcoldagelli@ou.edu Associate Director: Tyler Pigg (women’s basketball/men’s golf) E-Mail: tpigg@ou.edu Assistant Director: Brendan Flynn (volleyball/baseball) E-Mail: brendan.flynn@ou.edu Assistant Director: Lindsey Morrison (soccer/women’s gymnastics) Office Phone: (405) 325-8372 Cell Phone: (972) 849-3018 E-Mail: lindseymorrison@ou.edu Research Fellow: Andie Beene (cross country, track & field, wrestling) Student Assistants: Annie Barraza, Walker Brooke, Patrick Dunn (men’s tennis), Hannah Hill, Ann Marcelli (women’s tennis), Tarik Masri, Mike McCareins, McKenna Treece, Alex Sigman, Lauren Wilson-McGeough Graphic Design Director: Scott Matthews E-Mail: smatthews@ou.edu Graphic Design Assistant Director: Alex Eisbrener E-Mail: aeisbrener1@ou.edu Graphic Design Assistant Director: Geoff Rogers E-Mail: grogers@ou.edu Publications Director: Debbie Copp E-Mail: dcopp@ou.edu

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MIKE HOUCK Assistant AD (Football)

BEN COLDAGELLI Associate Director (Men’s Basketball, Women’s Golf)

TYLER PIGG Associate Director (Women’s Basketball, Men’s Golf)

BRENDAN FLYNN Assistant Director (Baseball, Volleyball)

LINDSEY MORRISON Assistant Director (Soccer, Women’s Gymnastics)

ANDIE BEENE Research Fellow (Cross Country, Track & Field, Wrestling)

DEBBIE COPP Publications Director

SCOTT MATTHEWS Graphics Design Director


DIRECTORY ADMINISTRATION (Area Code 405)

HEAD COACHES

Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Programs and Director of Athletics Joe Castiglione.. ............................... 325-8208

Baseball Skip Johnson .. ......................................................... (UT-Pan American ‘90) Basketball (Men) Lon Kruger . . .............................................. 325-4732 (Kansas State ’75) Basketball (Women) Sherri Coale ............................................. 325-8322 (Oklahoma Christian University of Science and Arts ’87) Cross Country Jim VanHootegem ..................................... 325-8212 (North Central College ’90) Football Lincoln Riley ........................................................... (Tech ‘05) Golf (Men) Ryan Hybl ................................................. 325-8342 (Georgia ’04) Golf (Women) Veronique Drouin-Luttrell .. ...................... 325-8343 (Kent State ’03) Gymnastics (Men) Mark Williams . . .......................................... 325-8341 (Nebraska ’80) Gymnastics (Women) K.J. Kindler. . .............................................. 325-8333 (Iowa State ’92) Rowing (Women) Leeanne Crain............................................325-6961 (UCLA ’88) Soccer (Women) Matt Potter . . .............................................. 325-8296 (West London College of Brunell University ’92) Softball Patty Gasso . . ............................................. 325-8371 (Long Beach State ’84) Tennis (Men) Nick Crowell . . ............................................ 325-8362 (Texas ’00) Tennis (Women) Audra Cohen .. ........................................... 325-8325 (Miami ’09) Track and Field Jim VanHootegem ..................................... 325-8212 (North Central College ’90) Volleyball (Women) Lindsey Gray-Walton.. .............................................. (Georgia Tech ‘08) Wrestling Lou Rosselli ............................................. 325-3959 (Edinboro ’93)

Executive Associate Athletics Director Larry Naifeh . . ................................................................................325-8200 Senior Associate AD (Administration) Zac Selmon ..................................................................................325-3396 Senior Associate AD (SWA/Event Management/Facilities) Lindy Roberts............................................................................... 325-8225 Senior Associate AD (External Operations) Kenny Mossman........................................................................... 325-8231 Senior Associate AD (Chief Financial Officer) Luther Lee . . ....................................................................................325-1844 Executive Director of Athletics Compliance Jason Leonard.............................................................................. 325-8346 Senior Associate AD (Academic Services) Mike Meade...................................................................................325-4146 Senior Associate AD (Internal Operations) Greg Tipton...................................................................................325-4666 Assistant AD (Events and Facilities) Danny Davis . . ................................................................................ 325-8235 Assistant AD (Broadcast Operations) Brandon Meier.............................................................................. 325-8875 Assistant AD (Communications) Mike Houck................................................................................... 325-8227 Assistant AD (Ticket Operations) Patrick Nowlin.............................................................................. 325-8232 Assistant AD (Development) McK Williams . . .............................................................................. 325-8194 Special Assistant to the Athletics Director Merv Johnson............................................................................... 325-8262 Executive Director Varsity O Association/Special Assistant to the Athletics Director Joe Washington. . ............................................................................ 325-7811 Faculty Athletics Representative Dr. Kelly Damphousse.................................................................. 325-2529




COACHING HISTORY PAUL ZIERT (1981-1983)

>>Oklahoma’s first head coach >>Led the Sooners to the program’s first two NCAA regional appearances Year............... Record.................Conference Finish....................Postseason Finish 1981.....................4-7...............................Fifth (Big Eight).................................None 1982...................10-12...........................Fourth (Big Eight).............................NCAA Regionals (3rd) 1983...................13-7.............................Second (Big Eight)..........................NCAA Regionals (5th) >> Ziert’s Record: 27-26 (.509)

BECKY SWITZER (1984-2001)

>>2001 Big 12 Coach of the Year >>Responsible for OU’s first five conference titles and 16 postseason appearances Year............... Record.................Conference Finish....................Postseason Finish 1984...................16-7.............................First (Big Eight).................................NCAA Regionals (5th) 1985...................19-12...........................First (Big Eight).................................NCAA Nationals (10th) 1986...................18-6............................First (Big Eight).................................NCAA Regionals (4th) 1987....................14-15...........................Second (Big Eight)..........................NCAA Regionals (5th) 1988...................9-13............................Second (Big Eight)..........................NCAA Regionals (6th) 1989...................26-17-1.......................Second (Big Eight)..........................NCAA Nationals (9th) 1990...................14-14-1........................Second (Big Eight)..........................NCAA Regionals (4th) 1991.....................15-9............................First (Big Eight)................................NCAA Regionals (7th) 1992...................14-14...........................Third (Big Eight)...............................NCAA Regionals (7th) 1993...................15-11............................First (Big Eight)................................NCAA Regionals (6th) 1994...................16-10...........................Second (Big Eight)..........................NCAA Regionals (6th), NIT (1st) 1995...................14-11............................Second (Big Eight)..........................NCAA Regionals (7th), NIT (2nd) 1996...................13-8............................Third (Big 12).....................................None 1997....................9-6..............................Second (Big 12)................................None 1998...................8-11..............................Third (Big 12).....................................NCAA Regionals (6th) 1999...................18-9............................Third (Big 12).....................................NCAA Regionals (4th) 2000..................13-8............................Third (Big 12).....................................NCAA Regionals (6th) 2001...................22-16..........................Third (Big 12).....................................NCAA Nationals (10th)* >> Switzer’s Record: 273-197-2 (.579) *Co-Head Coach with Steve Nunno

STEVE NUNNO (2001-2006)

>>Spent six seasons at the helm of the Oklahoma program >>Guided the Sooners to four NCAA Championship appearances

Year............... Record.................Conference Finish....................Postseason Finish 2001...................22-16..........................Third (Big 12).....................................NCAA Nationals (10th)* 2002..................16-6............................Third (Big 12).....................................NCAA Regionals (3rd) 2003..................15-11............................Second (Big 12)................................NCAA Regionals (4th) 2004..................20-19.........................First (Big12).......................................NCAA Nationals (11th) 2005..................19-17...........................Third (Big 12)......................................NCAA Nationals (12th) 2006..................17-17............................Third (Big 12)......................................NCAA Nationals (10th) >> Nunno’s Record: 109-86 (.558) * Co-Head Coach with Becky Switzer

K.J. KINDLER (2007-PRESENT)

>>Oklahoma’s winning percentage leader >>Guided Oklahoma to seven Super Six appearances and its first three NCAA titles Year............... Record.................Conference Finish....................Postseason Finish 2007...................24-9-1........................2nd (Big 12)........................................NCAA Nationals (8th) 2008..................24-8-1........................1st (Big 12)..........................................NCAA Nationals (8th) 2009..................19-14...........................1st (Big 12)..........................................NCAA Nationals (10th) 2010...................29-3...........................1st (Big 12)...........................................NCAA Super Six (2nd) 2011.....................30-3...........................2nd (Big 12)........................................NCAA Super Six (3rd) 2012...................23-6...........................1st (Big 12)...........................................NCAA Nationals (7th) 2013...................34-3...........................1st (Big 12)...........................................NCAA Super Six (2nd) 2014....................31-2-1.........................1st (Big 12)...........................................NCAA National Co-Champions 2015...................29-2-0.......................1st (Big 12)...........................................NCAA Super Six (3rd) 2016...................38-1-0........................1st (Big 12)...........................................NCAA National Champions 2017....................33-0-0......................1st (Big 12)...........................................NCAA National Champions >> Kindler’s Record: 314-51-3 (.856)

CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS UNDER ZIERT (1)

Mary Jane Ousley (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983

UNDER SWITZER (41)

Mary Jane Ousley (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 Amy Priest (AA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1984 Amy Priest (VT, UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985 Tatiana Figuiredo (VT, AA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986 Mary Jean Mylott (FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986 Dayna Rose (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1986 Tatiana Figuiredo (VT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Kelly Garrison (AA, VT, UB, BB, FX) . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Kelly Garrison (AA, VT, UB, BB, FX) . . . . . . . . . . 1988 Cassie Frey (VT, FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1989 Monica Fields (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990 Tricia Bonomo (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991 Monica Fields (VT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991 Jessica Frey (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1991 Tina Gamboa (VT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992 Linda Haverly (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992 Shanna Kennedy (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1992 Tracey Cole (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993 Shannon Gilbreath (VT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993 Melissa Griffith (FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 Amy Smith (VT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 Tracey Cole (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995 Melissa Griffith (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995 Chelle Stack (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995

Melissa Griffith (FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996 Teresa McGrath (VT, BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 Amber McCracken (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 Amber McCracken (UB, FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000

UNDER NUNNO (8)

Kasie Tamayo (FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Erin LaBarr (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 Ashley Cooney (VT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Kasie Tamayo (AA, UB, FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Brittney Koncak-Schumann (AA) . . . . . . . . . . 2006 Stephanie LoPiccolo (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006

UNDER KINDLER (52)

Brittney Koncak-Schumann (FX) . . . . . . . . . . . 2007 Haley DeProspero (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008 Kiara Redmond (VT, FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008 Hollie Vise (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008 Megan Ferguson (UB, BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2009 Haley DeProspero (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2009 Ashley Jackson (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2009 Jackie Flanery (VT, FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010 Brie Olson (VT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010 Natalie Ratcliff (VT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010 Hollie Vise (BB, UB, FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010 Megan Ferguson (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2011 Natasha Kelley (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2011 Kayla Nowak (FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2011

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Megan Ferguson (UB, BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2012 Brie Olson (AA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2012 Rebecca Clark (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2013 Maile’ana Kanewa (V) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2013 Brie Olson (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2013 Haley Scaman (FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2013 Taylor Spears (UB, BB, AA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2013 Maile’ana Kanewa (V) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2014 Taylor Spears (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2014 Haley Scaman (FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2014 Ali Jackson (VT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2015 Rebecca Clark (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2015 Erica Brewer (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2015 Chayse Capps (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2015 Brenna Dowell (FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2015 Natalie Brown (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2016 Chayse Capps (BB, AA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2016 AJ Jackson (VT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2016 Keeley Kmieciak (VT, UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2016 Haley Scaman (FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2016 Natalie Brown (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2017 Chayse Capps (BB, AA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2017 Brenna Dowell (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2017 AJ Jackson (FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2017 Maggie Nichols (VT, UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2017 McKenzie Wofford (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2017


ALL-AMERICANS

KELLY GARRISON

AMY PRIEST

CASSIE FREY 1987 (UB, AA) 1988 (VT) 1989 (UB)

1987 (UB, AA) 1988 (VT, UB, BB, FX, AA)

STEPHANIE LOPICCOLO

BRITTNEY KONCAK 2006 (FX, AA) 2007 (VT)

KIARA REDMOND

2006 (FX, AA) 2007 (VT, FX, AA) 2008 (VT, BB, FX, AA)

2009 (BB), 2010 (UB), 2011 (UB, BB, FX), 2012 (BB, FX)

2010 (UB, BB, FX)

HOLLIE VISE

NATASHA KELLEY 2011 (UB, BB)

MADISON MOORING

KAYLA NOWAK

ERICA BREWER

REBECCA CLARK

TAYLOR SPEARS

LARA ALBRIGHT

1985 (Vault)

2006 (UB)

2012 (UB, AA) 2013 (UB, BB) 2015 (BB)

2013 (UB) 2015 (BB)

2011 (VT, BB) 2013 (VT)

2013 (UB, AA) 2014 (UB, BB)

ERIN LABARR

KASIE TAMAYO

TIFFANY WILLIN

MEGAN FERGUSON

JACKIE FLANERY 2010 (FX)

KRISTIN SMITH 2010 (BB, FX)

BRIE OLSON

SARA STONE

CHAYSE CAPPS

MAILE’ANA KANEWA

2004 (UB, AA) 2005 (UB)

2011 (UB, BB)

2004 (BB, AA)

2011 (UB), 2012 (UB, AA), 2013 (FX)

2004 (VT)

2011 (VT) 2012 (BB)

2014 (FX)

2014 (BB), 2015 (VT, BB), 2016 (VT, UB, BB, FX, AA), 2017 (VT, BB, AA)

2014 (VT, FX)

KARA LOVAN

HALEY SCAMAN

BRENNA DOWELL*

AJ JACKSON*

CHARITY JONES

KEELEY KMIECIAK

MCKENZIE WOFFORD

NATALIE BROWN*

NICOLE LEHRMANN*

HUNTER PRICE

STEFANI CATOUR*

MAGGIE NICHOLS*

2014 (FX)

2015 (UB) 2016 (UB)

2014 (VT, FX) 2015 (VT, FX) 2016 (VT, FX)

2016 (BB)

2015 (UB, FX)

2016 (UB, BB) 2017 (UB, BB)

2015 (VT) 2016 (UB, FX) 2017 (VT, FX)

2016 (VT)

2015 (VT) 2016 (BB)

2017 (UB, BB)

2015 (UB, BB) 2016 (VT, FX, AA)

2017 (VT, UB, FX) * Indicates current gymnast


NCAA HISTORY

3

NATIONAL TITLES

7

SUPER SIX APPEARANCES SINCE 2010

7

INDIVIDUAL NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

8

CONSECUTIVE REGIONAL TITLES

11

CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES UNDER K.J. KINDLER

TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE Oklahoma has soared to new heights under head coach K.J. Kindler, building on the incredible tradition of Sooner gymnastics. OU has reached the postseason every year since 1998 and has advanced to the NCAA Championships each season since 2004, including all 10 years under Kindler.

In 2014, Kindler led OU to the ultimate achievement in NCAA gymnastics: its first-ever NCAA title. She then coached the Sooners to the height of the collegiate gymnastics world again in 2016 and 2017. Since taking the helm at OU, Kindler has led Oklahoma to seven Super Six appearances. OU has never placed lower than third in the final round of NCAA competition and owns four top-two NCAA finishes in the past five seasons alone. At the regional level, OU has been dominant under Kindler. The Sooners have captured eight consecutive NCAA regional titles and have not finished lower than second since 2003.

NCAA NATIONALS RESULTS

NCAA REGIONAL FINISHES

YEAR...................................................FINISH.................................................................................HEAD COACH 2017.................................................................1st..................................................................................................................K.J. Kindler 2016................................................................1st..................................................................................................................K.J. Kindler 2015................................................................3rd.................................................................................................................K.J. Kindler 2014.................................................................T-1st ..............................................................................................................K.J Kindler 2013................................................................2nd.................................................................................................................K.J Kindler 2012................................................................7th.................................................................................................................K.J. Kindler 2011..................................................................3rd.................................................................................................................K.J. Kindler 2010................................................................2nd................................................................................................................K.J. Kindler 2009...............................................................10th...............................................................................................................K.J. Kindler 2008...............................................................8th.................................................................................................................K.J. Kindler 2007................................................................8th.................................................................................................................K.J. Kindler 2006...............................................................10th..........................................................................................................Steve Nunno 2005...............................................................12th..........................................................................................................Steve Nunno 2004...............................................................11th...........................................................................................................Steve Nunno 2001................................................................10th......................................................................................................Switzer/Nunno 1989................................................................9th.........................................................................................................Becky Switzer 1985................................................................10th.......................................................................................................Becky Switzer

YEAR...................................................FINISH.................................................................................HEAD COACH 2017.................................................................1st..................................................................................................................K.J. Kindler 2016................................................................1st..................................................................................................................K.J. Kindler 2015................................................................1st..................................................................................................................K.J. Kindler 2014.................................................................1st..................................................................................................................K.J. Kindler 2013................................................................1st .................................................................................................................K.J. Kindler 2012................................................................1st..................................................................................................................K.J. Kindler 2011..................................................................1st..................................................................................................................K.J. Kindler 2010................................................................1st..................................................................................................................K.J. Kindler 2009...............................................................2nd................................................................................................................K.J. Kindler 2008...............................................................2nd................................................................................................................K.J. Kindler 2007................................................................2nd (tie)......................................................................................................K.J. Kindler 2006...............................................................1st.............................................................................................................Steve Nunno 2005...............................................................2nd...........................................................................................................Steve Nunno 2004...............................................................1st.............................................................................................................Steve Nunno 2003...............................................................4th............................................................................................................Steve Nunno 2002...............................................................3rd............................................................................................................Steve Nunno 2001................................................................2nd.......................................................................................................Switzer/Nunno 2000...............................................................6th.........................................................................................................Becky Switzer 1999................................................................4th.........................................................................................................Becky Switzer 1998................................................................6th.........................................................................................................Becky Switzer 1995................................................................7th.........................................................................................................Becky Switzer 1994................................................................6th.........................................................................................................Becky Switzer 1993................................................................6th.........................................................................................................Becky Switzer 1992................................................................7th.........................................................................................................Becky Switzer 1991..................................................................7th.........................................................................................................Becky Switzer 1990................................................................4th.........................................................................................................Becky Switzer 1989................................................................3rd (tie)...............................................................................................Becky Switzer 1988................................................................6th.........................................................................................................Becky Switzer 1987.................................................................5th.........................................................................................................Becky Switzer 1986................................................................4th.........................................................................................................Becky Switzer 1985................................................................4th.........................................................................................................Becky Switzer 1984................................................................5th.........................................................................................................Becky Switzer 1983................................................................5th................................................................................................................... Paul Ziert 1982................................................................3rd................................................................................................................... Paul Ziert

NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONS YEAR...................................................GYMNAST...................................................................................... EVENT 1987.................................................................Kelly Garrison...........................................................................................All-Around 1988................................................................Kelly Garrison............................................................................................AA, UB, BB 2014.................................................................Taylor Spears...........................................................................................................BB 2017.................................................................Nicole Lehrmann....................................................................................................UB 2017.................................................................Maggie Nichols.......................................................................................................UB

NIT NATIONAL CHAMPIONS YEAR...................................................GYMNAST...................................................................................... EVENT 1994................................................................Amy Smith................................................................................................Vault, Floor

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KELLY GARRISON

FOUR-TIME NATIONAL CHAMPION Kelly Garrison certainly made the most of her two seasons with the Sooners, racking up four NCAA individual titles en route to seven All-America honors. The Altus, Okla., native dominated the 1987 season like few collegiate gymnasts have ever done, winning the NCAA all-around title with a record score of 39.15, securing event wins on every apparatus at the Big Eight Championship, winning the all-around crown at 17 of 18 dual meets and setting three NCAA records in the process. Garrison qualfied for the event finals in three of four events at the 1987 NCAA Championships, but had to withdraw from vault and floor exercise due to an ankle injury. Throughout the 1987 campaign, Garrison topped the previous NCAA all-around record (38.85), held by Megan Marsden (Utah) and Elfi Schlegel (Florida), seven times. Garrison followed up her spectacular season by sweeping all five individual titles at the Big Eight Championship for the second straight season. She then earned All-America status in every category possible at the 1988 NCAA Championships, securing three national titles in the process.

MEGAN FERGUSON

SEVEN-TIME ALL-AMERICAN Megan Ferguson’s career at Oklahoma was marked by excellence from the time the Olathe, Kan., native arrived in Norman. Ferguson was an All-American in each of her four years at OU, becoming the first women’s gymnast in program history to achieve the feat. Ferguson was a beam All-American in her freshman season at Oklahoma in 2009 and also became the first freshman in Big 12 history to win multiple event titles at the conference championship meet (bars and beam). Ferguson followed up in her sophomore season with All-America accolades on bars as she aided the Sooners to the program’s first Super Six appearance in school history. As a junior, Ferguson was named an All-American on every event she competed at the 2011 NCAA Championship. She earned awards on beam, bars and floor en route to top-15 national finishes on both beam (eighth) and bars (13th).

GARRISON’S CAREER • 1988 United States Olympian • Four-time NCAA Champion • Seven-time All-American • 10-time Big Eight Champion • U.S. Balance Beam Champion • 21-straight All-Around victories • 10-time NCAA recordholder • Pan American Games Gold Medalist • U.S. Olympic Festival Champion • 1988 USGF Gymnast of the Year • 1988 Honda-Broderick Cup finalist • 1987 A.T. Cross Gymnast of the Year

FERGUSON’S CAREER • 2012 NCAA Balance Beam Runner-Up • AAI Award Finalist • CoSIDA At-Large Academic All-American • Seven-time NCAA All-American • Five-time Big 12 Champion • 2012 Regional Gymnast of the Year • 2012 Big 12 Specialist of the Year • Three-time NCAA Regional Champion • Ten-time All-Big 12 selection

Ferguson capped her career in outstanding fashion, earning All-America honors on beam and floor while finishing as the NCAA Runner-Up on beam in 2012.

TAYLOR SPEARS

2014 NCAA BALANCE BEAM CHAMPION Taylor Spears rose to incredible heights throughout her career at Oklahoma, culminating in a spot on the podium that no Sooner had held for 26 years. Spears became Oklahoma’s first NCAA Champion since 1987 as a senior, winning the national title on beam with a 9.925 at individual event finals. An All-Big 12 pick on beam her freshman year, Spears contributed primarily as a three-event specialist in her first year at OU. Despite not competing on vault as a freshman. Spears leapt head-first into the all-around for Oklahoma as a sophomore, earning her second-career All-Big 12 award on beam. Spears’ breakout season came in 2013 as the junior rose to become one of the nation’s top allarounders. The Big 12 Gymnast of the Year, Spears won her first two career All-America honors on bars and in the all-around at the NCAA Championships. She was also the only gymnast in the nation to win the all-around title at both the conference and regional level. Spears capped her stellar ascent in style as a senior, earning first-team All-America honors on both bars and beam and capturing the NCAA beam title. She was also a finalist for the prestigious AAI Award, recognizing the nation’s top female senior gymnast.

CHAYSE CAPPS

ELEVEN-TIME ALL-AMERICAN Chayse Capps will go down in Oklahoma women’s gymnastics history as arguably one of the best to ever compete in the Crimson and Cream. Capps was a member of the first three national championship teams at Oklahoma, starting her journey as a Sooner as a champion in 2014 and putting the exclamation point on an incredible career with her third team title in 2017. In her time as a Sooner, OU secured a top-three finish each year at the NCAA Championships. Capps was an integral part of Oklahoma’s success as she was an all-around competitor in each of her final two seasons, helping lead OU to back-to-back titles. Capps was an 11-time NCAA All-American and just the second in program history to earn All-America honors in each of her four seasons. Her junior year was one for the record books as she was just the second Sooner to grab five All-America accolades in one season, a feat that had not been accomplished since 1988. She was the NCAA All-Around Runner-Up and finished in the top 10 on all four events and the top four on bars, beam and floor. Additionally, Capps was one of seven finalists for the AAI Award, recognizing the nation’s top female senior gymnast.

SPEARS’ CAREER • 2014 NCAA Balance Beam Champion • Four-time NCAA All-American • AAI Award Finalist • Five-time NACGC All-American • Four-time Big 12 Champion • Seven-time All-Big 12 honoree • 12-time Big 12 weekly award winner • 2013 Big 12 Gymnast of the Year • 2013 Big 12 All-Around Champion

CAPPS’ CAREER • 2014, 2016 and 2017 NCAA Team Champion • 2016 NCAA National All-Around Runner-Up • 2016 South Central Region Gymnast of the Year • 11-time NCAA All-American • AAI Award Finalist • Eight-time NACGC/W All-American • Five-time Big 12 Champion • Ten-time All-Big 12 honoree • 15-time Big 12 weekly award winner • 2016 and 2017 Big 12 Gymnast of the Year • 2014 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year


ACADEMIC AWARDS CoSIDA ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICANS

BRITTANY KONCAK First Team (2006, 2007)

HALEY DEPROSPERO Third Team (2009)

MEGAN FERGUSON Second Team (2012)

REBECCA CLARK Third Team (2013)

LARA ALBRIGHT First Team (2014)

ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT

YEAR NAME TEAM 2014 2013 2012 2009 2008 2007 2006

Lara Albright Rebecca Clark Megan Ferguson Haley DeProspero Haley DeProspero Brittney Koncak-Schumann Brittney Koncak-Schumann

First Team First Team First Team First Team Second Team First Team First Team

NACGC/W SCHOLASTIC ALL-AMERICANS NAME. . .......................................................................................................... YEAR(S) Charity Jones. . .................................................................................................. 2017 Maggie Nichols . . ............................................................................................... 2017 Brehanna Showers........................................................................................... 2017 Natalie Brown.. ..................................................................................................2016 Reagan Hemry . . ....................................................................................... 2016, 2017 Keeley Kmieciak...............................................................................................2016 Nicole Lehrmann.. ................................................................................... 2016, 2017 Alex Marks.. .......................................................................................................2016 Megan Thompson.............................................................................................2016 McKenzie Wofford.................................................................................. 2016, 2017 Stefani Catour . . ............................................................................. 2015, 2016, 2017 Samantha Craus.....................................................................................2015, 2016 Brenna Dowell . . ....................................................................................... 2015, 2017 Kara Lovan . . ............................................................................................. 2015, 2017 Haley Sorenson.. ...............................................................................................2015 Chayse Capps..................................................................... 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 Maile’ana Kanewa.. ............................................................. 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 Madison Mooring .. ...........................................................................................2014 Haley Scaman.........................................................................................2013, 2015 Lara Albright.................................................................................2012, 2013, 2014 Rebecca Clark . . .............................................................................2012, 2013, 2015 Natasha Kelley. . ............................................................................ 2011, 2012, 2013 Bethany Neubauer. . ...................................................................... 2011, 2012, 2013

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Kayla Nowak . . ....................................................................... 2010, 2011,2013, 2014 Nitya Ramaswami. . ................................................................................. 2010, 2011 Candace Cindell.. ............................................................... 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 Megan Ferguson. . .............................................................. 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 Natalie Ratcliff............................................................................ 2009, 2010, 2011 Sara Stone . . ............................................................................................2009, 2012 Jackie Flanery . . ................................................................................................2009 Jessica Kinder......................................................................................2008, 2009 Mary Mantle. . ........................................................................................2008, 2009 Haley DeProspero. . .................................................................... 2007, 2008, 2009 Gina Lesko. . ................................................................................ 2007, 2008, 2009 Ashley Jackson. . .............................................................................................. 2007 Lori Winn.......................................................................................................... 2007 Caitlin Hinkis........................................................................................2005, 2008 Allison Landis..................................................................................................2005 Brittney Koncak-Schumann . . .................................................... 2004, 2005, 2007 Elizabeth Tandy.. ................................................................................... 2004, 2005 Leah Mueller.................................................................................................... 2004 Tara Anderson . . .......................................................................... 2003, 2004, 2005 Katie Hostler.............................................................................. 2003, 2004, 2005 Jessica Cole . . ................................................................................................... 2002 Patricia Aoki.. .............................................................................2000, 2002, 2003 Leticia Ishii...........................................................................................2000, 2002 Sharma Sanders..............................................................................................2000 Virginia Russel................................................................................................2000 Nicole Tycer.....................................................................................................2000


ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE NAME CONFERENCE YEAR(S) (TEAM) Stefani Catour Big 12 2017 (1st) Brenna Dowell Big 12 2017 (1st) Reagan Hemry Big 12 2017 (1st) Nicole Lehrmann Big 12 2017 (1st) Alex Marks Big 12 2017 (1st) AJ Jackson Big 12 2017 (2nd) Nicole Turner Big 12 2017 (2nd) Natalie Brown Big 12 2016 (1st), 2017 (1st) Charity Jones Big 12 2016 (1st), 2017 (1st) Erica Brewer Big 12 2015 (2nd) Chayse Capps Big 12 2015 (1st), 2016 (1st), 2017 (1st) Kara Lovan Big 12 2015 (1st), 2017 (1st) Haley Sorenson Big 12 2015 (1st) McKenzie Wofford Big 12 2015 (1st), 2016 (1st), 2017 (1st) Keeley Kmieciak Big 12 2014 (1st), 2015 (1st), 2016 (1st) Maile’ana Kanewa Big 12 2014 (1st), 2015 (1st) Haley Scaman Big 12 2014 (1st), 2015 (1st), 2016 (1st) Laura Albright Big 12 2013 (1st), 2014 (1st) Lauren Alexander Big 12 2013 (1st), 2014 (1st) Rebecca Clark Big 12 2013 (1st), 2014 (1st), 2015 (1st) Kayla Nowak Big 12 2011 (1st), 2012 (1st),2013 (1st) Brie Olson Big 12 2013 (1st) Taylor Spears Big 12 2013 (1st), 2014 (1st) Madison Mooring Big 12 2012 (1st),2013 (2nd), 2014 (1st) Candace Cindell Big 12 2012 (1st) Hayden Ward Big 12 2012 (1st), 2014 (1st) Megan Ferguson Big 12 2010 (1st), 2011 (1st), 2012 (1st) Sara Stone Big 12 2010 (1st), 2011 (1st), 2012 (1st) Natasha Kelley Big 12 2010 (2nd), 2011 (1st), 2012 (1st) Kristin Smith Big 12 2010 (2nd) Natalie Ratcliff Big 12 2009 (1st), 2010 (1st), 2011 (1st) Hollie Vise Big 12 2009 (1st), 2010 (1st) Gina Lesko Big 12 2009 (1st) Melanie Root Big 12 2009 (2nd) Jackie Flanery Big 12 2008 (2nd), 2009 (1st), 2010 (1st) Mary Mantle Big 12 2008 (2nd), 2010 (1st) Jessica Kinder Big 12 2008 (1st), 2009 (1st) Haley DeProspero Big 12 2007 (1st), 2008 (1st), 2009 (1st) Ashley Jackson Big 12 2007 (2nd), 2008 (1st), 2009 (2nd) Caitlin Hinkis Big 12 2007 (1st), 2008 (1st)

Lori Winn Big 12 2007 (1st) Kristen Cox Big 12 2006 (1st) Brittney Koncak Big 12 2005 (1st), 2006 (1st), 2007 (1st) Tiffany Willin Big 12 2005 (1st), 2006 (2nd) Tara Anderson Big 12 2004 (1st), 2006 (1st) Katie Hostler Big 12 2004 (1st) Melissa Smith Big 12 2004 (1st) Allison Landis Big 12 2003 (1st) Leah Mueller Big 12 2001 (1st), 2002 (1st), 2003 (1st), 2004 (1st) Patricia Aoki Big 12 2001 (1st), 2002 (1st), 2003 (1st) Leiticia Ishii Big 12 2000 (1st), 2001 (1st), 2002 (1st) Mariana GoncalvesBig 12 1999 (1st), 2000 (1st), 2001 (2nd), 2002 (2nd) Nicole Tycer Big 12 1998 (1st), 1999 (1st) Natalie Hunt Big 12 1998 (hm) Malia Carr Big 12 1997 (1st), 1998 (1st) Tenby Dettman Big 12 1997 (hm) Sara Harper Big 12 1997 (1st) Amber McCracken Big 12 1997 (hm) Teresa McGrath Big 12 1997 (hm) Ginger Russell Big 12 1997 (1st), 1998 (1st), 1999 (1st), 2000 (1st) Shanna Sanders Big 12 1997 (1st), 1998 (1st), 1999 (1st), 2000 (1st) Kelly Semrad Big 12 1997 (hm) Michelle Antinoro Big 8/12 1996 (1st), 1997 (1st) Kari Ellis Big 8 1996 (hm) Melissa Griffith Big 8 1995 (1st), 1996 (1st) Pamela Bell Big 8 1995 (hm), 1996 (hm) Kristen Evans Big 8 1995 (hm) Leslie Williamson Big 8 1995 (hm) Teresa McGrath Big 8 1994 (1st), 1995 (1st), 1996 (1st) Shannon Olson Big 8 1994 (hm). 1995 (1st), 1996 (1st) Stacy Schroeder Big 8 1992 (1st) Tanya Christie Big 8 1991 (1st), 1992 (hm) Melinda Lieberman B ig 8 1991 (hm) Tina Gamboa Big 8 1990 (1st), 1991 (1st), 1992 (1st) Monica Carroll Big 8 1990 (hm), 1991 (hm), 1992 (hm) Jessica Frey Big 8 1990 (1st), 1991 (1st) Stephanie Casteel Big 8 1989 (hm), 1990 (1st), 1991 (1st) Cassie Frey Big 8 1987 (1st), 1988 (1st), 1989 (1st) Tatiana Figuiredo Big 8 1987 (1st), 1989 (1st) Kelly Garrison Big 8 1987 (1st), 1988 (1st) Brenda Leonard Big 8 1986 (hm), 1987 (hm) Jennifer Dickey Big 8 1986 (1st)


CONFERENCE HONORS 15 CONFERENCE TITLES

TEN BIG 12 TITLES (2004, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017) FIVE BIG EIGHT TITLES (1984, 1985, 1986, 1991, 1993)

BIG 12 YEARLY AWARDS BIG 12 COACH OF THE YEAR

Becky Switzer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Steve Nunno . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Steve Nunno . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 K.J. Kindler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008 K.J. Kindler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010 K.J. Kindler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2012 K.J. Kindler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2013 K.J. Kindler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2014 K.J. Kindler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2015 K.J. Kindler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2016 K.J. Kindler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2017

BIG 12 SPORTSPERSON OF THE YEAR

Hollie Vise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010

BIG 12 GYMNAST OF THE YEAR

Ginger Russell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 Amber McCracken . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 Mariana Goncalves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Kasie Tamayo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Erin LaBarr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Kiara Redmond . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008 Taylor Spears . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2013 Haley Scaman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2014 Haley Scaman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2015 Chayse Capps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2016 Chayse Capps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2017

BIG 12 EVENT SPECIALIST OF THE YEAR

Megan Ferguson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2012 Lauren Alexander . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2013 AJ Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2015 McKenzie Wofford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2016 AJ Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2017

BIG 12 NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR

Natasha Kelley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010 Haley Scaman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2013 Chayse Capps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2014 Brenna Dowell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2015 Maggie Nichols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2017

ALL-BIG 12 HONOREES YEAR GYMNAST 1997 1997 1997 1998 1998 1998 1999 1999 2000 2000 2000 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2002 2002 2002 2002 2003 2003 2004 2004 2004 2004 2005 2005 2005 2006 2006 2007 2007 2008 2008 2008 2008 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010

EVENT

Michelle Gonzaga Floor Amber McCracken All-Around, Floor Teresa McGrath Vault, Bars Malia Carr Floor Ginger Russell All-Around, Floor Shanna Sanders Bars Amber McCracken AA, Vault, Bars Ginger Russell Beam, Floor Leticia Ishii Floor Amber McCracken AA, Vault, Bars, Floor Ginger Russell All-Around, Beam Patricia Aoki Floor Carla DeMartini Vault Mariana Goncalves Floor Leticia Ishii All-Around, Floor Kasie Tamayo All-Around Patricia Aoki Floor Mariana Goncalves AA, Vault, Bars, Floor Alison Mayberry Floor Kasie Tamayo Floor Meredith Fricke Floor Erin LaBarr Bars Ashley Cooney Vault, Floor Erin LaBarr Floor Kasie Tamayo AA, VT, UB, BB, FX Tiffany WIllin Vault Ashley Cooney Bars Brittney Koncak-Schumann Bars Erin LaBarr AA, Bars, Floor Brittney Koncak-Schumann AA, VT, BB, FX Stephanie LoPiccolo Bars Brittney Koncak-Schumann Bars, Floor Kiara Redmond AA, Bars, Beam, Floor Jackie Flanery Floor Ashley Jackson Floor Kiara Redmond Vault, Bars, Beam, Floor Hollie Vise Bars, Beam Megan Ferguson Bars, Beam Ashley Jackson Vault Melanie Root Vault Kristin Smith Floor Sara Stone Vault Hollie Vise Bars, Beam Megan Ferguson Bars, Beam Jackie Flanery Floor Natasha Kelley Vault, Bars Kristin Smith Beam, Floor Sara Stone Vault

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2010 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2012 2012 2012 2012 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2017

Hollie Vise Megan Ferguson Natasha Kelley Kayla Nowak Taylor Spears Sara Stone Megan Ferguson Brie Olson Taylor Spears Sara Stone Lauren Alexander Erica Brewer Rebecca Clark Maile’ana Kanewa Madison Mooring Brie Olson Haley Scaman Taylor Spears Lara Albright Chayse Capps Maile’ana Kanewa Kara Lovan Madison Mooring Haley Scaman Taylor Spears Chayse Capps Rebecca Clark Brenna Dowell Ali Jackson Kara Lovan Haley Scaman Haley Sorenson McKenzie Wofford Natalie Brown Chayse Capps AJ Jackson Keeley Kmieciak Nicole Lehrmann Haley Scaman McKenzie Wofford Natalie Brown Chayse Capps Brenna Dowell AJ Jackson Nicole Lehrmann Maggie Nichols McKenzie Wofford

Bars, Beam Bars, Beam, Floor Bars, Beam Floor Beam Vault, Floor Bars, Beam, Floor Vault, Bars Beam Vault, Beam, Floor Beam Bars Floor 9.925 Floor Bars, Floor Floor AA, Bars, BB, Floor Floor Vault, Beam Vault, Floor Vault Vault Vault, Bars, Floor Beam, Bars Vault, Beam Beam Vault, Bars, Floor Vault, Floor Beam Vault, Bars, Floor Beam Bars Beam All-Around, Bars, Beam Vault, Floor Bars Bars, Beam Vault, Floor Bars Beam All-Around, Beam, Floor Vault Vault, Floor Bars AA, VT, UB, BB, FX Bars


INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONS ALL-AROUND 10 Champions 2017 Chayse Capps 2016 Chayse Capps 2013 Taylor Spears 2012 Brie Olson 2006 Brittney Koncak 2004 Kasie Tamayo 1988 Kelly Garrison 1987 Kelly Garrison 1986 Tatiana Figuiredo 1984 Amy Priest

39.625 39.60 39.60 39.50 39.425 39.575 38.85 38.85 -----------

VAULT 22 Champions 2017 Maggie Nichols 2016 Keeley Kmieciak 2016 AJ Jackson 2015 AJ Jackson 2014 Maile’ana Kanewa 2013 Maile’ana Kanewa 2010 Jackie Flanery 2010 Brie Olson 2010 Natalie Ratcliff 2008 Kiara Redmond 2004 Ashley Cooney 1997 Teresa McGrath 1994 Amy Smith 1993 Shannon Gilbreath 1992 Tina Gamboa 1991 Monica Fields 1989 Cassie Frey 1988 Kelly Garrison 1987 Kelly Garrison 1987 Tatiana Figuiredo 1986 Tatiana Figuiredo 1985 Amy Priest

10.0 9.925 9.925 9.925 9.95 9.925 9.90 9.90 9.90 9.95 9.95 9.95 9.90 9.90 9.65 9.80 9.90 9.65 9.60 9.60 ---------

UNEVEN BARS 25 Champions 2017 Brenna Dowell 2017 Maggie Nichols 2017 McKenzie Wofford 2016 Keeley Kmieciak 2015 Rebecca Clark 2013 Brie Olson

9.95 9.95 9.95 10.0 9.9 9.95

2013 2012 2010 2009 2009 2008 2006 2004 2003 2000 1999 1995 1992 1992 1991 1988 1987 1986 1985

Taylor Spears Megan Ferguson Hollie Vise Megan Ferguson Ashley Jackson Hollie Vise Stephanie LoPiccolo Kasie Tamayo Erin LaBarr Amber McCracken Amber McCracken Chelle Stack Linda Haverly Shanna Kennedy Jessica Frey Kelly Garrison Kelly Garrison Dayna Rose Amy Priest

9.95 9.925 9.90 9.85 9.85 9.90 9.850 9.90 9.95 9.925 9.875 9.825 9.75 9.75 9.75 9.80 9.85 ---------

BALANCE BEAM 25 Champions 2017 Natalie Brown 2017 Chayse Capps 2016 Natalie Brown 2016 Chayse Capps 2015 Erica Brewer 2015 Chayse Capps 2014 Taylor Spears 2013 Taylor Spears 2012 Megan Ferguson 2011 Megan Ferguson 2011 Natasha Kelley 2010 Hollie Vise 2009 Haley DeProspero 2009 Megan Ferguson 2008 Haley DeProspero 1997 Teresa McGrath 1995 Tracey Cole 1995 Melissa Griffith 1993 Tracey Cole 1991 Tricia Bonomo 1990 Monica Fields 1988 Kelly Garrison 1987 Kelly Garrison 1984 Mary Jane Ousley 1983 Mary Jane Ousley

9.925 9.925 9.95 9.95 9.975 9.975 9.95 9.9 9.95 9.925 9.925 9.925 9.85 9.85 9.90 9.925 9.825 9.825 9.90 9.80 9.60 9.70 9.70 ---------

FLOOR EXERCISE 19 Champions 2017 AJ Jackson 2016 Haley Scaman 2015 Brenna Dowell 2014 Haley Scaman 2013 Haley Scaman 2011 Kayla Nowak 2010 Jackie Flanery 2010 Hollie Vise 2008 Kiara Redmond 2007 Brittany Koncak 2004 Kasie Tamayo 2002 Kasie Tamayo 2000 Amber McCracken 1996 Melissa Griffith 1994 Melissa Griffith 1989 Cassie Frey 1988 Kelly Garrison 1987 Kelly Garrison 1986 Mary Jean Mylott

9.95 9.9 9.95 9.95 9.95 9.90 9.90 9.90 9.90 9.90 9.925 9.95 9.925 9.850 9.925 9.85 9.80 9.70 -----


LETTERWINNERS -A-

Karina Agafonova (2003-04) Lara Albright (2012-14) Lauren Alexander (2013-14) Tracy Allen (1999) Tara Anderson (2003-06) Diana Anglin (1986-87) Michelle Antinoro (1996-98) Patricia Aoki (2000-03)

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Donica Bailey (1984) Mitzi Bartek (1986) Pam Bell (1996) Rikki Benken (1986) Tricia Bonomo (1988-91) Coral Borda (2005-06) Erica Brewer (2012-15) Natalie Brown (2015-16)* Hope Bruce (2011)

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Chayse Capps (2014-17) Malia Carr (1997-00) Monica Carroll (1989-91) Stephanie Casteel (1988-91) Stefani Catour (2015-17)* Tanya Christie (1989-91) Julie Christianson-Benefeil (1992-93) Candace Cindell (2009-12) Rebecca Clark (2012-15) Lisa Cockriel (1985-86) Jessica Cole (2002) Tracey Cole (1992-95) Ashley Cooney (2004-06) Kristen Cox (2003-06) Samantha Craus (2015-17)* Diane Cushenberry (1993-96)

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Jade Degouveia (2017)* Carla Demartini (2001) Haley DeProspero (2006-09) Tenby Dettman (1994-97) Jennifer Dickey (1985-86) Brenna Dowell (2015, 2017)*

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Kari Ellis (1996-99) Kristen Evans (1994-96)

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Megan Ferguson (2009-12) Monica Fields (1990-91) Tatiana Figueiredo (1986-89) Jacqueline Flanery (2007-10) Cassie Frey (1986-89) Jessica Frey (1989-91)

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Nikki Galloway (1994-97) Tina Gamboa (1989-91) Kelly Garrison (1987-88) Nicole Gause (2003) Shannon Gilbreath (1992-94) Christina Gerard (2002-03) Mariana Goncalves (1999-02) Michelle Gonzaga (1997-00) Pam Goodfellow (1984-85) Melissa Griffith (1993-96)

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Sara Harper (1997-98) Linda Haverly (1990-93) Kerry Haynie (1988) Reagan Hemry (2014-16) Caitlin Hinkis (2005-08) Katie Hostler (2003-04)

-ILeticia Ishii (2000-02)

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AJ Jackson (2015-17)* Ashley Jackson (2006-09) Charity Jones (2014-17)

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Maile’ana Kanewa (2013-16) Natasha Kelley (2010-12) Shanna Kennedy (1991-93) Jessica Kinder (2005-09) Keeley Kmieciak (2013-16) Brittney Koncak-Schumann (2004-07) Julie Kramer (2009-10)

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Erin LaBarr (2002-05) Allison Landis (2002) Nicole Lehrmann (2016-17)* Sarah Leis (2001-02) Kim Lemon (1985) Brenda Leonard (1985-87) Gina Lesko (2007-09) Jane Lewis (1984) Mindy Lieberman (1990-91) Stephanie LoPiccolo (2005-08) Kara Lovan (2014-17)

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Mary Mantle (2007-10) Stacey Mardock (2001) Alex Marks (2016-17)*

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Tammy Martin (1984) Debbie Mathis (1984-85) Alison Mayberry (1999-02) Amber McCracken (1997-00) Teresa McGrath (1994-97) Kim Minu (1984) Madison Mooring (2011-14) Leah Mueller (2001-04) Mary Jean Mylott (1986-88)

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Hollie Vise (2007-10)

Jeanie Nass (1985) Maggie Nichols (2017)* Kayla Nowak (2010-13)

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Brie Olson (2010-13) Shannon Olson (1993-96) Mary Jane Ousley (1984-85)

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Kambry Pollard (1986) Hunter Price (2013-16) Amy Priest (1984-85)

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Nitya Ramaswami (2010-11) Natalie Ratcliff (2008-11) Kiara Redmond (2006-08) Lee Anne Revell (1991-94) Shannon Rogers (1992-93) Melanie Root (2008-11) Dayna Rose (1984-86) Ginger Russell (1997-00)

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Cindy Safarik (1985) Shanna Sanders (1997-00) Haley Scaman (2013-16) Tiffany Schoening (1989-90) Stacy Schroeder (1990) Kelly Semrad (1997-99) Brehanna Showers (2017)* Alyssa Siberlicht (1986-87) Amy Smith (1994) Carley Smith (2000) Kristin Smith (2007-10) Lauren Smith (2012-13) Melissa Smith (2003-04) Haley Sorensen (2012-14) Taylor Spears (2011-13) Chelle Stack (1994-95) Tracey Staurt (1999-00) Sara Stone (2009-12)

Kasie Tamayo (2001-04) Elizabeth Tandy (2004) Megan Thompson (2016) Teresa Tipping (1990) Nicole Turner (2016-17) Nicole Tycer (1998-00)

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Hayden Ward (2011-14) Patricia Williams (1987-88) Leslie Williamson (1986-87) Tiffany Willin (2004-06) Lori Winn (2006-07) McKenzie Wofford (2014-17) * indicates 2017 returnee


SERIES RECORDS TEAM SERIES LAST MEETING Air Force . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 14-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 195.900 to 176.925, 2006 Alabama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alabama leads 28-15 . . . . . . . . OU won 198.3875 to 196.0000, 2017 Alaska-Anchorage . . . . . . . OU leads 2-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 196.100 to 188.900, 2010 Arizona . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Arizona leads 16-12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.775 to 195.775, 2016 Arizona State . . . . . . . . . . . . .ASU leads 21-11-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.475 to 193.325, 2016 Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 14-2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.575 to 195.500, 2016 Auburn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 8-3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 198.075 to 195.725, 2017 Ball State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OU leads 3-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 189.200 to 185.000, 1993 Boise State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 8-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.450 to 195.575, 2013 Bowling Green . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 2-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 195.875 to 188.150, 2012 Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 196.375 to 185.950, 2009 BYU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 9-7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 198.075 to 195.025, 2017 Cal State Fullerton . . . . . . . CSF leads 2-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.100 to 193.000, 2004 California . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 7-2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.800 to 196.775, 2017 California-Davis . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 192.000 to 185.400, 1993 Centenary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OU leads 21-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 196.475 to 188.600, 2012 Central Arkansas . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OU won 120.100 to 98.500, 1981 Central Oklahoma . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OU won 120.100 to 98.500, 1981 Central Michigan . . . . . . . . OU leads 4-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.575 to 194.675, 2016 Cornell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 180.850 to 165.800, 1987 Denver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 36-8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.7250 to 196.4750, 2017 Emporia State . . . . . . . . . . . . ESU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ESU won 172.850 to 136.750, 1982 Eastern Michigan . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OU won 189.300 to 185.680, 1994 Florida . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UF leads 17-8-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 198.3875 to 197.7000, 2017 Fort Hayes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OU won 186.850 to 177.850, 1990 George Washington . . . . . OU leads 3-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.675 to 195.750, 2016 Georgia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UGA leads 19-12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.675 to 196.925, 2017 Gustavus Adolphus . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 195.900 to 175.800, 2005 Houston Baptist . . . . . . . . . OU leads 5-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 188.850 to 187.050, 1989 Illinois . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 14-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.875 to 195.950, 2015 Illinois-Chicago . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 6-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.025 to 194.150, 2012 Illinois State . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 5-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.925 to 191.975, 2016 Indiana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OU won 185.300 to 179.450, 1991 Indiana State . . . . . . . . . . . . .ISU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ISU won 129.850 to 129.000, 1982 Iowa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 17-2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.575 to 195.450, 2016 Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 56-19-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.850 to 195.500, 2017 Jacksonville State . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 129.450 to 124.600, 1982 Kent State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 4-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.575 to 194.525, 2016 Kentucky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 7-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 198.075 to 196.200, 2017 LSU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 18-12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 198.3875 to 197.7375, 2017 Maryland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 4-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.250 to 193.750, 2010 Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OU leads 12-9-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.575 to 197.525, 2017

TEAM SERIES LAST MEETING Michigan State . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 7-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 198.150 to 194.350, 2014 Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 13-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 196.500 to 194.475, 2015 Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 57-11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 198.350 to 196.350, 2017 Montana State . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OU won 176.600 to 121.450, 1985 Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NU leads 61-32 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.675 to 194.450, 2017 New Hampshire . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 4-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.350 to 194.500, 2011 New Mexico . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 8-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 194.050 to 173.300, 1991 North Carolina . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 4-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.525 to 195.300, 2013 North Carolina State . . . . . OU leads 4-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.625 to 195.775, 2015 Northern Illinois . . . . . . . . . .OU leads 2-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 193.350 to 189.075, 1996 Ohio State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 9-2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 196.825 to 196.700, 2012 Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 14-4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 181.150 to 180.450, 1986 Oral Roberts . . . . . . . . . . . . . ORU leads 3-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ORU won 142.300 to 137.350, 1982 Oregon State . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 12-6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.7250 to 196.3625, 2017 Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 9-4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.625 to 195.150, 2015 Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 2-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.175 to 194.075, 2007 Rutgers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OU won 195.500 to 191.350, 2005 Sacramento State . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 194.425 to 187.400, 2002 San Jose State . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 2-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.725 to 193.950, 2014 Seattle Pacific . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OU won 192.000 to 182.200, 1993 SE Missouri State . . . . . . . . OU leads 6-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.850 to 192.850, 2015 Southern Ark. Tech . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 120.900 to 102.150, 1981 Southern California . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OU won 177.450 to 149.100, 1986 Southern Illinois . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OU won 180.550 to 166.800, 1984 Southern Utah . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 13-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.625 to 196.275, 2015 Southwest Texas . . . . . . . . OU leads 3-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 193.325 to 191.425, 1999 Southwestern . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OU won 182.500 to 172.100, 1985 Stanford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 11-10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 198.075 to 195.575, 2017 Texas Woman’s . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 69-3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 198.175 to 192.975, 2017 UCLA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UCLA leads 14-10-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 198.375 to 197.2625, 2017 Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Utah leads 32-8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 198.3875 to 196.5875, 2017 Utah State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OU leads 12-9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 198.075 to 194.850, 2017 UW-Whitewater . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OU won 195.175 to 181.550, 2008 Washburn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OU won 179.150 to 136.500, 1983 Washington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 12-4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.7250 to 196.5625, 2017 West Virginia . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 14-1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.850 to 195.575, 2017 Western Michigan . . . . . . . OU leads 4-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.375 to 192.475, 2013 William & Mary . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OU won 197.375 to 192.225, 2013 Wisconsin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 182.500 to 178.700, 1988 Wisconsin-Eau Claire . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 196.225 to 173.450, 2001 Wisconsin-Oshkosh . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 195.875 to 174.725, 2012 ALL-TIME RECORD (83 OPPONENTS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 701-344-5 (.669)


YEAR-BY-YEAR RESULTS PA U L Z I E R T 1981-1983

1981 (4-7) OU W/L 120.90 L W W 110.05 L L 120.10 W W 111.70 L L L L

OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE Oral Roberts 134.15 Central Oklahoma 117.50 Southern Ark. Tech 102.15 Centenary College 136.15 Oral Roberts 132.55 Central Oklahoma 98.50 Central Arkansas 98.50 Big Eight Championship Oklahoma State 144.20 Missouri 137.55 Nebraska 136.50 Iowa State 128.55

1982 (10-12) OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 129.00 L Illinois-Chicago 134.75 L Indiana State 129.85 W Iowa 126.55 129.45 L Missouri 137.30 W Minnesota 128.60 W Illinois 128.10 W Jacksonville State 124.60 137.35 L Oral Roberts 142.30 W Denver 137.25 128.55 L Nebraska 140.60 L Oklahoma State 137.70 136.75 L Emporia State 172.85 137.30 W Iowa State 129.75 138.10 W Southwest Texas 135.10 138.25 Big Eight Championship L Nebraska 143.90 L Missouri 141.50 L Oklahoma State 141.45 W Iowa State 125.60 142.150 NCAA Regionals L Oklahoma State 145.55 L Nebraska 144.20 W Missouri 141.60 W New Mexico 139.45

1983 (13-7) OU W/L 173.65 W 172.50 W 174.15 L 177.700 W 173.000 W 178.850 W 176.800 L

OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE Iowa State 169.70 Oklahoma State 171.20 Arizona State 184.10 New Mexico 174.60 Denver 170.20 Southwest Texas 163.90 Nebraska 177.00

W Iowa State 179.150 W Oklahoma State W Washburn 178.150 W Oklahoma State 177.200 Big Eight Championship L Nebraska W Missouri W Oklahoma State W Iowa State 175.800 NCAA Regionals L Alabama L Florida L LSU L Georgia W Oklahoma State

180.55 W Oklahoma State 175.25 183.35 W Missouri 180.75 W Iowa State 172.15 182.50 W Oklahoma State 177.05 W Southwestern 172.10 180.30 W TWU 170.15 176.05 185.30 W New Mexico 180.50 175.10 183.95 Big Eight Championship 169.20 W Nebraska 182.95 W Missouri 181.10 184.75 W Oklahoma State 180.35 184.65 W Iowa State 169.45 182.65 181.85 NCAA Regionals 179.25 L Utah 188.85 174.95 L Arizona State 187.50 L Arizona 182.15 W Nebraska 178.70 W BYU 176.20 177.40 NCAA Championships L Utah 188.35 L Arizona State 186.60 1984 (16-7) L Florida 184.30 OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE L Alabama 194.05 175.35 W Denver 169.85 L Cal St. Fullerton 193.50 171.95 W TWU 142.50 L Oregon State 183.15 176.25 W Iowa State 167.40 L Georgia 180.90 174.10 L Missouri 174.45 L Ohio State 179.75 W TWU 156.50 L Penn State 179.00 173.80 W Nebraska 173.10 180.55 W Oklahoma State 177.55 1986 (18-6) W Southern Illinois 166.80 OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE W TWU 160.95 182.35 W Denver 175.75 180.20 W Nebraska 179.50 178.25 W Houston Baptist 129.45 180.40 L Arizona State 184.20 W New Mexico 172.10 L New Mexico 184.20 178.15 W Iowa State 166.60 181.35 W Oklahoma State 176.95 177.45 L Arizona 183.55 W Southwest Texas 173.05 W BYU 177.35 179.05 Big Eight Championship W Utah State 176.85 W Nebraska 176.70 W Denver 175.10 W Missouri 176.25 W Southern California 149.10 W Oklahoma State 174.35 181.25 L Arizona State 184.25 W Iowa State 168.55 181.25 W Missouri 175.75 176.10 NCAA Regionals W TWU 161.25 L Utah 187.30 184.20 W Oklahoma State 181.60 L Arizona State 184.70 184.60 W Oklahoma State 180.85 L Arizona 181.10 182.15 L Utah State 182.55 L Minnesota 176.30 181.15 Big Eight Championship W Utah State 168.85 W Oklahoma State 180.45 W Nebraska 179.95 1985 (19-12) W Missouri 178.35 OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE W Iowa State 82.50 179.65 W TWU 160.70 184.10 NCAA Regionals W Southeast Missouri 170.80 L Utah 187.75 176.60 W Denver 170.75 L Arizona State 187.70 W Montana State 121.45 L Arizona 184.85 181.60 W TWU 122.20 W Utah State 182.75 W Stanford 174.55

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167.45 178.15 136.50 177.35

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W Nebraska 181.60 1987 (14-15 OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 180.85 W TWU 167.90 W Cornell 165.80 184.45 W Arizona State 181.50 182.70 W New Mexico 177.50 182.20 L Arizona State 185.10 L Nebraska 184.90 182.55 L Georgia 185.00 183.45 L Georgia 188.20 L Alabama 186.85 W Minnesota 180.45 185.80 L Nebraska 187.40 179.60 L Missouri 180.40 W Illinois State 175.00 188.15 W Houston Baptist 178.35 187.30 L Utah 190.95 L Alabama 187.35 W UCLA 186.10 91.55 Missouri 190.70 Iowa 188.90 TWU 187.80 189.20 L Michigan 193.30 W Western Michigan 186.10 W Ball State 185.00 185.40 Big Eight Championship L Nebraska 185.45 W Missouri 181.25 W Iowa State 173.25 184.60 NCAA Regionals L Arizona State 189.00 L Utah 188.60 L Arizona 187.25 L Nebraska 185.15 W Utah State 182.10 W New Mexico 180.70

1988 (9-13) 184.65 L Utah 182.50 L Arizona State L Arizona W Wisconsin 184.70 L Georgia L Nebraska 185.15 W TWU W Air Force 186.15 L Utah 183.10 L Arizona State 186.00 W TWU 185.90 W Penn State 186.15 W Houston Baptist 186.90 Big Eight Championship L Nebraska W Missouri

187.00 185.95 185.65 178.80 186.50 186.10 169.00 138.75 189.90 186.00 176.60 184.20 183.80 188.35 183.40

W Iowa State 184.55 NCAA Regionals L Utah L Arizona State L Nebraska L Arizona L Utah State W Houston Baptist

178.20 190.20 187.10 187.05 186.45 184.80 182.25

W Florida W Arizona W Ohio State

187.00 186.50 186.40

1990 (14-14-1)

OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 182.00 L Alabama 190.00 L Auburn 183.30 186.60 W Iowa State 180.55 189.90 L Nebraska 192.05 1989 (26-17-1) 178.15 OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE W TWU Utah 191.90 187.70 W Arizona State 186.85 187.00 L Nebraska 192.60 W Denver 182.50 190.90 L 182.10 188.45 W Illinois 186.40 W Maryland Missouri 189.45 W Iowa State 181.25 187.60 L Florida 188.15 185.40 L Alabama 188.25 188.78 W W Arizona State 186.55 W Minnesota 182.60 Denver 189.00 190.70 W Utah 190.55 186.45 L W Southern Utah 178.95 185.55 L Nebraska 189.50 W Fort Hayes 177.85 W Missouri 180.15 W North Carolina 174.80 187.45 L Florida 192.30 Utah 193.10 W Minnesota 185.60 185.10 L L West Virginia 185.55 W Michigan State 185.30 Alabama 192.55 W West Virginia 183.10 190.35 L Denver 186.35 W Maryland 182.25 188.95 W 187.85 191.30 W TWU 183.40 W Iowa Big Eight Championship 187.35 L Utah 191.00 187.90 L Nebraska 191.05 W Stanford 181.90 T Missouri 187.90 W New Mexico 180.25 W Iowa State 186.30 185.90 L Alabama 192.00 NCAA Regionals W Missouri 182.25 187.83 194.95 183.15 L Iowa State 184.05 L Utah 191.23 190.25 W Illinois 186.60 L Nebraska 188.78 188.85 W Houston Baptist 187.05 L Arizona W Arizona State 187.80 W Denver 186.15 W Utah State 187.55 190.90 Big Eight Championship 185.35 L Nebraska 194.25 W BYU W Missouri 186.50 W Iowa State 185.65 190.00 NCAA Regionals 1991 (15-9) L Utah 192.80 OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE L Nebraska 192.40 183.95 L Washington 184.55 T Arizona State 190.00 187.90 W Iowa State 187.10 W Arizona 188.90 185.30 L Penn State 186.15 W Utah State 188.30 W Indiana Univ.-Pa. 179.45 W BYU 187.00 188.95 W Arizona 187.95 187.05 NCAA Championships W TWU 181.15 L Georgia 192.65 185.90 W Nebraska 185.40 L UCLA 192.60 189.95 L Alabama 193.25 L Alabama 192.10 W Missouri 188.45 L Nebraska 190.80 191.00 W TWU 184.15 L Utah 190.20 190.05 W Denver 186.55 L Cal St. Fullerton 189.45 190.00 W Washington 187.40 L Arizona State 187.90 192.25 W Denver 190.10 L Oregon State 187.90 194.05 W Iowa 188.75


W New Mexico 191.15 Big Eight Championship W Nebraska W Missouri W Iowa State 188.13 NCAA Regionals L Utah L Arizona L BYU L Arizona State L Utah State L Nebraska

173.30 189.90 189.25 186.45 194.63 191.93 191.10 190.75 190.58 188.28

1992 (14-14) OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 188.10 L Iowa State 185.65 187.50 W Washington 186.90 188.85 W Nebraska 167.95 186.40 L Utah State 190.50 187.00 L Utah 195.80 L BYU 192.25 190.45 W Denver 187.15 W Southern Utah 188.60 188.45 L Missouri 188.50 W Iowa State 184.30 190.80 W Iowa 190.60 W Minnesota 187.10 W Ball State 185.25 191.80 W TWU 184.05 W Denver 180.10 192.75 W Utah State 191.55 190.35 L Alabama 192.55 188.95 W Denver 186.35 W Iowa 187.85 188.55 Big Eight Championship L Missouri 190.90 L Nebraska 189.95 W Iowa State 187.70 188.700 NCAA Regionals L Utah 197.075 L Arizona 194.100 L Arizona State 191.950 L BYU 191.900 L Nebraska 191.225 L Utah State 189.350

1993 (15-11)

OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 184.10 L Nebraska 188.00 189.75 W Denver 182.85 192.00 L Washington 192.20 W UC-Davis 185.40 W Seattle Pacific 182.20 188.70 L Michigan 191.65 W Centenary 186.50

188.30 L Michigan 192.35 W Denver 181.85 W Alaska-Anchorage 176.05 188.00 L TWU 188.15 191.55 W Missouri 190.70 W Iowa 188.90 W TWU 187.80 189.20 L Michigan 193.30 W Western Michigan 186.10 W Ball State 185.00 194.45 Big Eight Championship W Nebraska 193.30 W Iowa State 190.30 W Missouri 193.05 187.900 NCAA Regionals L Utah 196.975 L Arizona 193.975 L Arizona State 193.200 L BYU 192.800 L Utah State 189.850 W Nebraska 187.575

1994 (16-10) OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 184.35 L Utah State 188.68 W Denver 184.18 W Air Force 181.03 189.90 L Nebraska 192.05 W TWU 186.03 W Air Force 181.03 191.03 W Southeast Missouri St. 188.38 W Western Michigan 188.45 W Illinois-Chicago 188.15 189.30 W Eastern Michigan 185.68 188.78 L TWU 189.23 192.00 L Missouri 192.03 188.43 W Centenary 184.95 W Iowa 187.23 W Northern Illinois 171.15 W Southeast Missouri St. 187.88 192.43 W Denver 182.53 193.28 Big Eight Championship L Nebraska 193.60 W Missouri 192.10 w Iowa State 189.95 189.80 NCAA Regionals L Utah 194.000 L BYU 192.875 L Arizona State 191.875 L Nebraska 190.100 L Arizona 190.050 W Utah State 188.450

1995 (14-11)

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OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 185.750 L Denver 185.950 W Air Force 180.475 191.550 W TWU 184.350 188.675 L Nebraska 191.225 193.275 W TWU 189.900 191.575 L Iowa State 192.050 193.425 W Iowa 190.950 w Minnesota 190.800 192.575 W Missouri 188.100 W TWU 187.075 193.000 L LSU 196.300 W West Virginia 191.750 W Centenary 187.700 193.625 W Iowa 185.875 W Centenary 188.250 W TWU 189.175 192.850 Big Eight Championship L Nebraska 194.450 W Iowa State 191.200 W Missouri 190.875 191.050 NCAA Regionals L Utah 196.625 L Nebraska 194.725 L BYU 194.050 L Arizona State 193.250 L Arizona 192.875 L Utah State 191.950

1996 (13-8) OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 192.350 W Auburn 191.450 W Centenary 189.100 W TWU 184.375 186.425 L Denver 190.050 L California 188.500 W Air Force 182.350 189.775 L Nebraska 193.875 W TWU 185.600 W Denver 188.775 189.050 L SEMO 191.125 W Denver 188.300 191.600 W Iowa State 191.525 W TWU 189.475 191.800 L Missouri 192.200 191.375 L Iowa 193.675 193.350 W Iowa 190.650 W Northern Illinois 189.075 192.400 W Centenary 189.425 192.425 Big Eight Championship L Nebraska 195.050 L Iowa State 194.150 W Missouri 187.550


1997 (9-6) OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 191.225 W LSU 191.075 191.350 L Denver 193.100 W Centenary 186.150 187.850 L at Nebraska 195.250 189.375 L at TWU 190.375 189.550 L at Auburn 193.850 190.750 L at Iowa State 195.600 194.600 W Missouri 189.000 191.075 W at Centenary 186.400 W Air Force 188.100 192.425 W Centenary 186.400 W TWU 191.975 196.075 Big 12 Championship L Nebraska 196.200 W Iowa State 195.475 W Missouri 192.175

1998 (8-11)

OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 185.225 at Maui Invitational L Arizona State 190.100 L Nebraska 189.325 W Iowa 184.975 189.650 L at Denver 193.050 190.150 W Centenary 174.025 192.225 W Air Force 184.150 W Centenary 176.550 195.400 W Iowa State 192.300 192.225 L at Boise State 194.450 193.950 W TWU 191.750 193.500 at Big 12 Championship L Nebraska 196.550 L Iowa State 195.800 W Missouri 191.925 193.125 NCAA Regionals L Utah 195.575 L BYU 195.500 L Arizona State 195.025 L Arizona 194.750 L Nebraska 194.275 W Utah State 191.175

1999 (18-9) OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 191.175 W Centenary 180.475 193.950 W at TWU 185.450 191.350 at Rocky Mountain Open L Denver 192.225 W BYU 190.125 W TWU 187.525 w Air Force 186.375 194.675 W Denver 193.350

195.100 W Illinois-Chicago 188.875 W TWU 188.200 193.075 L Nebraska 194.450 194.850 W Boise State 192.575 194.275 W Iowa State 192.300 193.325 W Missouri 192.150 W Southern Utah 191.425 193.425 at Denver Classic L Denver 196.100 W Air Force 190.075 W Centenary 185.700 194.625 L Arizona 195.575 195.875 W TWU 191.950 194.950 Big 12 Championship L Nebraska 196.750 L Iowa State 195.650 W Missouri 194.550 193.225 NCAA Midwest Regional L Michigan 196.750 L Nebraska 196.325 L Arizona 193.625 W Illinois 193.100 W Illinois-Chicago 192.400

2000 (13-8) OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 191.425 W TWU 181.150 193.300 W Illinois-Chicago 191.000 194.800 W TWU 188.150 195.800 W Nebraska 195.400 195.800 W TWU 193.275 W Illinois-Chicago 192.400 W LSU 195.775 197.225 W Air Force 190.125 196.500 W Iowa State 195.600 W Centenary 188.750 195.000 W Missouri 193.900 193.625 W Southern Utah 192.725 195.225 L Ohio State 195.350 195.550 Big 12 Championships L Iowa State 196.775 L Nebraska 196.750 W Missouri 194.375 193.000 NCAA Regionals L UCLA 197.025 L Oregon State 196.175 L Stanford 195.975 L Washington 195.250 L Boise State 193.650

STEVE NUNNO 2001-2006

2001 (22-16) OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 194.025 W at TWU 189.300 194.025 L California 194.400 W at San Jose State 191.975 W Arizona 190.775 195.300 W Utah State 194.450 W at California 195.175 W Arizona 190.775 196.225 W at TWU 191.600 W Wisconsin-Eau Claire 173.450 194.300 L at Nebraska 196.025 192.600 L at Florida 195.950 195.250 L at Iowa State 196.150 W Minnesota 195.025 194.275 W Missouri 181.750 195.075 at Corvette Cup W Missouri 193.075 W TWU 191.350 W Bowling Green 194.825 196.900 W Ohio State 195.250 195.225 W TWU 194.100 196.700 Big 12 Championship L Nebraska 197.650 L Iowa State 197.050 W Missouri 193.675 194.925 NCAA Regional Nebraska 196.200 Arizona 194.825 Penn State 194.775 Washington 194.450 Illinois State 191.725 193.875 NCAA Nationals L UCLA 197.575 L Georgia 197.400 L Michigan 197.275 L Alabama 196.550 L Nebraska 196.025 L Utah 196.025 L Florida 195.825 L Stanford 195.400 L Arizona State 194.775 W Oregon State 193.775 W Denver 193.625

2002 (16-6) OU W/L 194.425 L W W

OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE at Maui Invitational Arizona 194.600 Michigan 193.625 Sacramento State 187.400


196.475 W Ohio State 196.925 W at TWU W Southern Utah 196.350 L at Georgia 195.475 W Florida 194.575 W Boise State 196.500 W at Missouri W Centenary 197.000 W Iowa State 196.700 W Arizona 196.475 W TWU 196.125 Big 12 Championship L Nebraska L Iowa State W Missouri 196.675 NCAA Regional L Utah L Oregon State W Washington W Boise State W Southern Utah

193.000 191.775 191.800 196.850 193.925 193.000 193.725 189.225 196.000 196.000 193.000 196.725 196.650 195.475 197.100 196.800 194.775 194.550 193.350

2003 (15-11) OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 193.275 Super Six Challenge L Georgia 197.325 L Nebraska 196.700 L Florida 196.575 L Alabama 196.000 L Penn State 194.375 194.475 W TWU 190.175 195.950 W Utah State 192.875 W Boise State 191.475 195.750 L at Nebraska 197.175 195.800 W Penn State 195.450 196.600 W Iowa 194.725 195.350 W Missouri 194.150 196.950 W Iowa State 196.150 197.525 W TWU 189.650 W Centenary 189.850 197.725 W Arizona 197.375 197.475 W UCLA 196.725 197.275 L at Stanford 197.725 197.025 Big 12 Championship L Nebraska 197.500 W Missouri 196.700 W Iowa State 195.700 196.300 NCAA Regional L Alabama 197.550 L Auburn 196.350 L Central Michigan 196.350 W Michigan State 194.575 W Kent State 193.950

2004 (20-19) OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 195.150 L Washington 196.450 L Iowa 195.350 W TWU 189.175 195.275 L Alabama 196.725 L Florida 195.950 L Georgia 195.550 W Denver 193.600 W Oregon State 193.775 197.150 W Air Force 188.650 197.300 W TWU 192.200 W Southern Utah 193.025 W Air Force 187.275 195.675 L Iowa State 196.775 196.350 L Nebraska 196.600 196.225 L Georgia 196.900 196.275 W Stanford 196.175 197.100 W Southern Utah 196.175 196.650 L Missouri 197.000 196.375 W TWU 193.325 196.175 W Penn State 195.775 196.950 Big 12 Championship W Iowa State 196.925 W Missouri 196.425 W Nebraska 196.175 197.100 NCAA Regional W Alabama 196.900 W Oregon State 196.850 W Boise State 195.275 W California 195.175 W Cal St. Fullerton 193.000 195.750 NCAA Nationals L UCLA 198.125 L Georgia 197.200 L Alabama 197.125 L Stanford 197.125 L Florida 196.800 L Utah 195.775 L LSU 196.650 L Michigan 196.500 L Arizona State 196.325 L Nebraska 196.150 W Iowa 194.775

2005 (19-17) OU W/L 195.900 W W W 193.600 W 194.800 W 195.900 W W 195.725 L

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OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE Cancun Gymnastics Classic BYU 194.325 George Washington 191.625 Gustavus Adolphus 175.800 at TWU 188.650 Kent State 188.475 at Ohio State 194.775 Illinois State 188.625 at Nebraska 196.775

196.700 W Georgia 195.000 W at Auburn 196.500 W Missouri W TWU W Centenary 195.050 L at Iowa State 196.325 W TWU 195.750 L LSU 196.025 W Southern Utah 195.500 Big 12 Championship L Nebraska L Iowa State W Missouri 195.500 NCAA Regional L LSU W New Hampshire W Arkansas W Pittsburgh W Rutgers 194.425 NCAA Nationals L Georgia L Alabama L Utah L UCLA L Michigan L Nebraska L Florida L Iowa State L LSU L Penn State L BYU

196.300 191.900 193.925 191.350 192.075 196.250 191.425 197.850 195.925 196.650 196.000 194.875 197.125 194.700 193.950 193.100 191.350 197.825 197.400 197.275 197.150 196.575 196.425 196.225 195.975 195.800 194.975 194.625

2006 (17-17) OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 193.325 at Cancun Classic L Georgia 195.700 L Stanford 194.850 L Denver 193.850 W Arizona 192.925 195.925 W Southern Utah 190.050 195.900 W at TWU 191.250 W Air Force 176.925 196.000 L Nebraska 196.850 196.050 L Iowa State 196.275 195.950 L at Georgia 197.475 196.100 W at Missouri 196.000 196.950 W at LSU 196.575 197.050 W TWU 191.275 196.000 W Centenary 188.425 196.575 W at Kent State 193.900 195.350 Big 12 Championship L Iowa State 196.425 L Nebraska 196.275 W Missouri 194.850 196.375 NCAA Central Regional W LSU 195.825


W Penn State W Kentucky W Michigan State W Ohio State 195.525 NCAA Nationals L Georgia L Utah L Alabama L Florida L Nebraska L Iowa State L Michigan L LSU L Arizona State W Oregon State W Arkansas

194.400 194.075 193.575 193.000 197.750 196.800 196.725 196.275 196.175 194.725 196.000 195.650 195.575 195.150 194.375

K.J. KINDLER 2007-PRESENT

2007 (24-9-1) OU W/L 194.500 L 196.125 W W 195.600 W W W 195.075 W 196.400 W W 196.250 W 196.725 W 196.725 W 196.175 L 195.475 W 197.175 W 195.325 L W W 195.925 L T W W W 196.250 L L L L L

OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE at Alabama 195.700 Missouri 193.825 Central Michigan 191.025 at TWU 191.275 Centenary 187.950 George Washington 189.500 at Nebraska 195.050 at Arizona State 196.275 California 190.900 at Iowa State 194.425 at Iowa 194.525 TWU 194.245 at Stanford 196.475 Iowa 193.825 Pittsburgh 194.075 Big 12 Championship Nebraska 196.475 Missouri 194.450 Iowa State 193.975 NCAA Regional Alabama 196.700 Iowa State 195.925 Michigan State 194.800 Ohio State 194.650 Kentucky 194.025 NCAA Nationals Georgia 197.850 Utah 197.250 Florida 197.225 UCLA 196.925 Stanford 196.825

W Nebraska W LSU W Alabama W Denver W Michigan W Oregon State

195.975 196.275 196.125 195.575 195.100 195.100

2008 (24-8-1) OU W/L 195.175 W W W 195.125 W 196.450 W 196.550 W 195.275 W 195.925 W 196.375 W 196.075 W 195.650 W 196.750 W 196.750 W 196.125 W 195.875 W W W 195.875 L W W W W 196.075 L L L L L L L T W W W

OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE at Cancun Classic Iowa 192.875 West Virginia 192.125 UW-Whitewater 181.550 at Central Michigan 188.600 at TWU 192.800 at West Virginia 192.700 Nebraska 194.050 at Denver 195.700 Iowa State 193.675 at Missouri 195.750 TWU 189.350 Auburn 195.900 at Arkansas 196.625 at Minnesota 195.625 Big 12 Championship Iowa State 195.775 Missouri 195.225 Nebraska 194.975 NCAA South Central Regional Alabama 197.300 Illinois 195.425 Boise State 194.400 SEMO 193.850 Arizona State 193.200 NCAA Nationals Georgia 197.450 Utah 197.125 Stanford 196.750 Florida 196.700 LSU 196.350 Alabama 196.125 UCLA 196.725 Michigan 196.075 Arkansas 195.825 Oregon State 195.475 Denver 194.200

2009 (19-14) OU W/L 195.075 L 197.175 W 195.625 L 196.500 W 196.000 L

OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE at Florida 196.500 at TWU 189.600 Arkansas 196.900 Minnesota 195.675 at Nebraska 196.175

196.025 W 196.375 W W W 196.800 W 196.125 W W 196.525 L W 196.125 W W W 196.600 L W W W W 195.825 L L L L L L L L L W W

at Denver Missouri West Virginia Brown at Iowa State TWU Illinois State at Alabama North Carolina Big 12 Championship Nebraska Iowa State Missouri NCAA Northeast Regional Alabama Missouri Central Michigan New Hampshire Maryland NCAA Nationals Georgia Alabama Utah Florida Arkansas LSU UCLA Stanford Penn State Oregon State Illinois

194.825 196.225 195.250 185.950 195.525 191.300 191.750 196.725 193.225 196.075 195.775 195.925 197.000 196.000 194.925 193.650 192.800 197.825 197.825 197.425 196.725 196.475 196.375 196.625 196.225 196.100 195.350 195.050

2010 (29-3) OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 196.250 W Florida 195.275 196.300 W at Auburn 195.325 196.650 W at Illinois 194.425 196.100 W N.C. State 194.875 W TWU 191.225 W Alaska-Anchorage 188.900 196.825 W Nebraska 196.225 W TWU 192.575 197.250 W Iowa State 196.225 197.050 W at Missouri 195.500 196.825 W at Michigan State 194.125 197.950 W Alabama 197.275 196.900 W Washington 195.800 197.475 W at Arkansas 196.100 197.175 Big 12 Championship W Nebraska 196.625 W Missouri 195.900 W Iowa State 194.850 197.250 NCAA Regional W LSU 196.400 W Penn State 196.050


W New Hampshire W Ohio State W Maryland 196.550 NCAA Nationals L UCLA L Utah W Nebraska W Oregon State W LSU 197.250 NCAA Super Six L UCLA W Alabama W Stanford W Florida W Utah

194.800 193.875 193.750 196.875 196.625 196.175 196.050 196.025 197.725 197.225 197.100 197.000 196.225

2011 (30-3) OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 195.475 W Arkansas 195.075 196.175 W at NC State 195.150 195.300 W Oregon State 194.650 W Denver 194.300 W Centenary 187.625 196.175 W at TWU 193.050 196.175 W at Washington 195.100 196.300 W at Nebraska 195.800 197.225 W at Iowa State 195.375 196.425 W Missouri 195.225 196.650 W at Michigan 196.275 197.025 W Ohio State 196.100 W Illinois 195.400 W TWU 193.425 196.875 W Michigan State 194.800 196.500 Big 12 Championship L Nebraska 196.775 W Iowa State 195.150 W Missouri 194.975 197.350 NCAA Norman Regional W Utah 196.475 W Washington 195.300 W North Carolina 195.225 W New Hampshire 194.500 W Missouri 194.175 196.775 NCAA Semifinal W Michigan 196.700 W UCLA 196.500 W Arkansas 195.450 W Georgia 195.450 W Illinois 195.100 197.250 NCAA Super Six L Alabama 197.650 L UCLA 197.375 W Nebraska 196.775 W Utah 196.500 W Michigan 196.425

2012 (23-6) OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 195.875 W Kentucky 194.235 W Bowling Green 188.150 W Wisconsin-Oshkosh 174.725 195.925 L at Oregon State 196.525 196.475 W North Carolina State 194.075 196.475 L Nebraska 196.750 W Minnesota 194.625 W Centenary 188.600 197.425 W at Arkansas 196.175 197.200 W Iowa State 195.175 W Southeast Missouri State 189.600 197.400 W at Missouri 196.375 197.225 W Michigan 196.300 W TWU 194.650 197.300 W Alabama 197.150 196.475 L UCLA 197.525 196.825 W at Ohio State 196.700 197.475 W Big 12 Championship W Iowa State 196.025 W Missouri 196.025 197.025 NCAA Champaign Regional W Stanford 196.675 W Illinois 195.725 W Denver 194.875 W Kentucky 194.750 W Illinois-Chicago 194.150 196.925 NCAA Nationals L UCLA 197.400 L Utah 197.200 L Stanford 197.150 W Nebraska 196.625 W LSU 196.550

2013 (34-3) OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 196.450 W at Georgia 195.425 196.700 W at Arizona State 193.625 197.325 W Denver 195.850 197.275 W LSU 197.100 W Oregon State 196.825 W Georgia 196.775 W Washington 194.875 197.375 W West Virginia 196.050 W Western Michigan 192.475 W William & Mary 192.225 197.625 W at Iowa State 194.725 197.450 W Boise State 195.575 W BYU 194.175 W TWU 191.425 198.375 W UCLA 197.200 197.275 W at TWU 195.300 197.875 W Arizona 196.125 197.525 W Stanford 196.000

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W North Carolina 196.900 L at Alabama 197.200 Big 12 Championship W Iowa State W West Virginia 197.375 NCAA Regionals W Stanford W Washington W Penn State W Iowa W Southern Utah 197.200 NCAA Semifinal L Alabama W UCLA W Michigan W Utah W Arkansas 197.375 NCAA Super Six L Florida W Alabama W UCLA W LSU W Georgia

195.300 197.525 196.175 194.675 196.800 195.925 195.875 194.475 194.85 197.350 197.200 196.850 196.200 196.150 197.575 197.350 197.100 197.050 196.675

2014 (31-2-1) OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 197.700 W Georgia 196.500 196.675 W Iowa State 193.050 197.575 W at Arizona 196.925 197.225 L at Florida 197.875 197.325 L LSU 197.650 198.175 W LSU 197.875 W Arizona 195.625 W Kentucky 194.850 197.200 W Alabama 197.100 W Michigan 196.200 W West Virginia 193.525 197.250 W Illinois 195.850 197.450 W Arizona State 194.150 198.150 W Minnesota 196.275 W TWU 194.775 W Michigan State 194.350 197.425 W at Arkansas 196.650 198.000 Big 12 Championship W Iowa State 196.650 W West VIrginia 196.375 197.725 NCAA Regionals W Illinois 196.600 W Minnesota 196.350 W California 195.600 W Southern Utah 195.150 W San Jose State 193.950 197.500 NCAA Semifinal W Georgia 197.300 W LSU 197.100


W Stanford W Michigan W Illinois 198.175 NCAA Super Six T Florida W LSU W Alabama W Georgia W Nebraska

196.600 196.425 195.800 198.175 197.600 197.550 197.050 196.500

2015 (29-2)

OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 197.625 W Arkansas 194.900 196.500 W at Minnesota 194.475 197.850 W Southeast Missouri State 192.850 W TWU 190.350 197.650 W at Denver 195.900 197.700 Metroplex Challenge W LSU 197.425 W Arkansas 196.250 W Iowa State 193.400 198.150 W at Iowa State 195.675 197.275 W Perfect 10 Challenge (Kentucky) 194.425 197.375 W at Michigan 197.250 197.875 W at Illinois 195.950 198.500 W Florida 198.100 197.725 W at Alabama 197.500 197.875 Big 12 Championship W West Virginia 195.025 W Iowa State 194.775 197.625 NCAA Regional W Oregon State 196.750 W Southern Utah 196.275 W Missouri 196.100 W N.C. State 195.775 W Penn State 195.150 197.400 NCAA Semifinal W Alabama 197.100 W Auburn 197.075 W Nebraska 196.675 W LSU 196.550 W Oregon State 195.875 197.525 NCAA Super Six L Florida 197.850 L Utah 197.800 W Alabama 197.275 W Stanford 197.250 W Auburn 195.625

2016 (38-1) OU W/L 196.725 L 197.125 W

OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE LSU 196.950 California 194.225

W TWU 197.050 W Arkansas 197.475 W Iowa State W Arizona State 197.550 W LSU W Washington W Stanford W Missouri 197.925 W Auburn W Illinois State W TWU 197.900 W West Virginia 197.675 W Denver W George Washington W Utah State 197.375 W Georgia 198.075 W Michigan 197.775 W Arizona 197.950 W UCLA 198.050 Big 12 Championship W Denver W West Virginia W Iowa State 197.575 NCAA Regional W Nebraska W Arkansas W Iowa W Central Michigan W Kent State 197.788 NCAA Semifinal W Alabama W UCLA W California W Nebraska W Utah 197.675 NCAA Super Six W LSU W Alabama W Florida W UCLA W Georgia

188.250 195.900 193.850 193.325 196.750 196.175 196.075 195.825 196.825 191.975 191.550 195.250 196.000 195.750 195.100 196.750 197.275 195.775 197.200 196.725 195.925 195.350 196.550 195.500 195.450 194.675 194.525 197.388 196.700 195.950 195.775 195.763 197.450 197.438 197.350 196.825 196.813

2017 (33-0) OU W/L OPPONENT OPPONENT SCORE 197.750 W Alabama 196.700 198.025 W UCLA 196.825 197.925 W West Virginia 195.550 197.425 W Iowa State 195.275 197.675 W Denver 194.500 W Nebraska 194.450 W TWU 193.000 198.075 W Perfect 10 Challenge (Auburn) 195.725 198.350 GymQuaters Mardi Gras Invitational W LSU 197.700

W Georgia W Missouri 197.675 W Georgia 198.175 W TWU 197.575 W Michigan 197.800 W California 197.850 Big 12 Championship W Denver W West Virginia W Iowa State 198.075 NCAA Regional W Washington W Kentucky W Stanford W BYU W Utah State 197.725 NCAA Semifinal W UCLA W Utah W Washington W Denver W Oregon State 198.3875 NCAA Super Six W LSU W Florida W UCLA W Utah W Alabama

196.975 196.350 196.925 192.975 197.525 196.775 196.475 195.575 195.500 196.550 196.200 195.575 195.025 194.850 197.500 197.050 195.563 196.475 196.363 197.738 197.700 197.263 196.588 196.000