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Sooner Oklahoma Women's Gymnastics Boomer Sooner

2013 OU Women’s Gymnastics Guide

2013 Season Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 There’s Only One Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . 8 Gymnastics Facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Student Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Sooner Tradition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Norman/Oklahoma City . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

The OU Women’s Gymnastics Guide was designed and produced by the University of Oklahoma Athletics Communications Department in Norman, Okla.

SEASON REVIEW

2012 Photo Timeline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 2012 Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 2012 Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

2013 PREVIEW

Season Outlook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46

THE SOONERS

Gymnast Profiles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52

THE STAFF

Head Coach K.J. Kindler . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Coach Lou Ball . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Coach Tom Haley . . . . . . . . Support Staff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . University Administration . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Layout and Design Jared Thompson

Writing Leslie Koch, Jordan Christiansen

Photography Roland Barrett, Amy Pyle, Ty Russell and University of Oklahoma Athletics archives. Cover Design Kelsey Hargens

SoonerSports.com Visit the official website of University of Oklahoma Athletics for the latest news, features, statistics, meet previews and event recaps.

HISTORY

Coaching History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130 All-Time Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132 Program History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137 Letterwinners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144

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Rebecca Clark Maile’Ana Kanewa

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Lara Albright Lauren Alexander

Haley Scaman

Lauren Smith

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GENERAL INFORMATION

COACHING STAFF

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Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Norman, Okla. Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30,754 Founded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1890 President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . David L. Boren VP/Athletics Director . . . . . . . . . . . Joe Castiglione Nickname . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sooners Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Crimson & Cream Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Big 12 Arena . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lloyd Noble Center Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12,000 OU’s All-Time Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 528-321-4

Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . K.J. Kindler Year . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Seventh Season Alma Mater . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Iowa State, 1992 Record at OU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150-45-2 Career Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 208-71-3 Assistant Coach . . . . Lou Ball (Seventh Season) Assistant Coach . . Tom Haley (Seventh Season)

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

TEAM INFORMATION 2012 Overall Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26-6 2012 High Score . . . . . . . . . . . . 197.475 (Big 12 Championship) Big 12 Finish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1st NCAA Finish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7th Routines Returning/Lost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . All-American Routines Returning/Lost . . . . . . . . . . .

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ATHLETICS COMMUNICATIONS Women’s Gymnastics SID . . . Jordan Christiansen E-mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . jordanc@ou.edu Office Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 405-325-8413 Mobile Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 801-717-5217

PRACTICE POLICY Practices are held at the Sam Viersen Center and are open to the media. Please check with Jordan Christiansen in Athletics Communications if you wish to attend. Interviews may be conducted immediately following practice.

MEDIA INTERVIEWS Non-post meet interview requests for athletes and coaches must be arranged through Jordan Christiansen in the Athletics Communications Office. All requests should be submitted a minimum 24 hours in advance.


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Roster & Schedule NAME HT. Albright, Lara Alexander, Lauren Brewer, Erica Clark, Rebecca Kanewa, Maile’ana Kmieciak, Keeley Mooring, Madison Nowak, Kayla Olson, Brie Price, Hunter Scaman, Haley Smith, Lauren Sorensen, Haley Spears, Taylor Ward, Hayden

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COACHING STAFF K.J. Kindler – Head Coach (Seventh Year) Lou Ball – Assistant Coach (Seventh Year) Tom Haley – Assistant Coach (Seventh Year)

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Top Row (left to right): Haley Sorensen, Hayden Ward, Keeley Kmieciak, Madison Mooring, Haley Scaman, Rebecca Clark, Maile’ana Kanewa. Bottom Row: Lauren Alexander, Hunter Price, Kayla Nowak, Taylor Spears, Brie Olson, Lauren Smith, Erica Brewer, Lara Albright.

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Saturday Jan. 5 at Georgia Athens, Ga. Saturday Jan. 12 at Arizona State Tempe, Ariz. Friday Jan. 18 DENVER NORMAN Saturday Jan. 26 Georgia, LSU, Washington, Oregon State1 Fort Worth, Texas Friday Feb. 1 at West Virginia, vs. WMU, William & Mary Morgantown, W. Va. Friday Feb. 8 at Iowa State Ames, Iowa Friday Feb. 15 vs. BYU, TWU, Boise State2 Oklahoma City, Okla. Friday Feb. 22 UCLA Norman Friday Mar. 1 at TWU Denton, Texas FRIDAY Mar. 8 ARIZONA NORMAN SUNDAY Mar. 10 NORTH CAROLINA & Stanford NORMAN Friday Mar. 15 at Alabama Tuscaloosa, Ala. Saturday Mar. 23 Big 12 Championship Ames, Iowa Saturday Apr. 6 NCAA Regional NORMAN Friday-Sunday Apr. 19-21 NCAA Championship Los Angeles, Calif.

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Oklahoma has 12 NCAA National Championship appearances and is one of only four schools, including Alabama, Florida and Utah, who have advanced to the NCAAs in each of the past nine years.

The Sooners have dominated the Big 12 Conference since K.J. Kindler’s arrival at Oklahoma. OU has captured four of the last five conference trophies for 10 overall in the program’s history.

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Conference Champions

Seven Sooners earned All-America honors in 2012, bringing the total number under Kindler’s watch at OU to 34, or 60 percent of Oklahoma’s total number of All-Americans achieved in the past six seasons.

Twenty-two of OU’s 35 Big 12 champions won their crowns under Kindler’s watch. In 2012, Megan Ferguson took honors on beam and bars and Brie Olson won the all-around in her first ever attempt at a collegiate meet. oklahoma women’s gymnastics

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homeSweetHome The Sooners are 50-3 at The Lloyd Noble Center in six seasons under K.J. Kindler Oklahoma has posted an undefeated record at home in four of the last six seasons and has a .943 winning percentage inside the Lloyd Noble Center since K.J. Kindler became head coach.

In 2013, Oklahoma will host an NCAA Regional Championship. Norman is becoming a center of collegiate gymnastics and has hosted the Big 12 Championship and NCAA Regionals in the past two seasons. The Lloyd Noble Center capacity reaches standing room only crowds of more than 12,000 fans.

Every home meet will be televised live on Sooner Sports TV. The Lloyd Noble Center will host three regular season meets in 2013, bringing women’s gymnastics teams from Arizona, Denver, North Carolina, Stanford and UCLA to Norman.

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Home Results Under K.J. Kindler 2012 1.27 196.475 2.3 196.475 2.24 197.225 3.2 197.300 3.24 197.475

2009 No. 20 North Carolina St. No. 9 Nebraska No. 25 Minnesota Centenary No. 21 Michigan TWU No. 5 Alabama No. 19 Missouri Iowa State

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No. 11 Arkansas No. 6 Oregon State No. 23 Denver Centenary Missouri No. 13 Ohio State No. 17 Illinois TWU Michigan State No. 7 Utah No. 17 Washington North Carolina New Hampshire Missouri

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

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2010 1.8 196.250 2.5 196.825 2.12 196.825 3.5 197.950 3.12 196.900

1.26 195.625 1.30 196.500 2.20 196.375 3.6 196.125

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

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2008 2.1 195.275 2.15 196.375 2.29 195.650 3.7 196.750 3.29 195.875 4.12 195.875

2007 1.19 196.125 3.3 196.725 3.17 195.475 3.24 197.175

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Trainlike aChampion

Sam Viersen Center A state-of-the-art 7,000 square-foot addition and a complete overhaul of the existing Sam Viersen Gymnastics Center was finalized in the spring of 2010, ensuring that the home of Oklahoma Gymnastics remains one of the nation’s premier collegiate training facilities. Funded entirely by private donations without the use of any state or university appropriated funds, the project included a complete renovation of the current gym, locker rooms, sports medicine training rooms and the awards recognition room. A new storage area, a reconfiguration of foam and resi pits and an outdoor patio also highlight the renovation. Parking was also added on the North end of the facility. Along with the existing structure that bared its name, the Viersen Family Foundation provided an additional commitment to help fund the latest renovation. “Oklahoma’s commitment to the Sam Viersen facility project enhances what is already an amazing experience for our student-athletes,” said OU women’s gymnastics head coach K.J. Kindler. One of only a handful of freestanding, coed college gyms in the country, the Sam Viersen Gymnastics Center is located just north of the Lloyd Noble Center.

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Sports Medicine and Oklahoma Athletics 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. The base of operation for the Sooners’ medical care is the state-ofthe-art Henry J. Freede, M.D. Sports Medicine Center in the Barry Switzer Center. The 10,000-square-foot sports medicine facility within the Barry Switzer Center treats athletes from all 21 sports, ensuring the best possible health for OU student-athletes through preventative medicine and post-injury treatment and rehabilitation. Head athletic trainer Scott Anderson says the addition to the Barry Switzer Center has allowed the university to upgrade to a new edition of rehabilitation equipment that can best benefit the student-athletes. From simple therobands to taping tables, the facility offers everything a school can have or hope to have. The Sooner training room is

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equipped to perform isokinetic joint evaluation for preventive medicine and for post-injury rehabilitation. The therapy room is supplied with the latest modalities on the market. “The addition of space is the greatest benefit,” says Anderson. “This space allows for dedicated rehabilitation and consultation to the athletes. An option with the facility is the water rehabilitation area. The athlete stands in a pool of water that is adjusted to his or her own physical needs. Cameras are then placed where physicians can monitor the progress made by the athlete on his or her road to recovery.” 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. “Sports medicine is a team effort,” says Anderson. “The stated goal of athletic training at Oklahoma is, first of all, care for the student-athletes, thereby granting our sports a competitive advantage and ultimately greater esteem for the entire program. “To that end we are blessed with a full complement of self-sacrificing medical professionals working on a regular basis with our training staff.”


Becky SwitzerTeam Room Becky Switzer Along with the renovation that was completed in the spring of 2010, a new state-of-the-art team conference room was constructed and dedicated during the 2008 competition season. 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. Complete with a plasma TV, wood floors, custom cabinetry, custom gymnastics artwork and computer workstations, this addition provides an area for the team to unite.

Becky Switzer & Kelly Garrison Head Coach (1984-2001)

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2012 graduate Megan Ferguson became the third OU women’s gymnast in the past seven years to capture athletic All-America honors and then earn coveted Academic All-America status in the same season.

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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 student-athletes 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. “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 women’s basketball teams have been extremely active in the community since head coach Sherri Coale’s arrival in 1996. In addition to projects with the United Way, Coaches vs. Cancer, Mission of Hope for Haiti and Food and Shelter for Friends, Coale implemented the Sooner Big Sis Program which places women’s basketball players at elementary schools in Norman to serve as mentors and teachers’ aides. “I want our student-athletes to learn through their experience here,” says Coale, “how important it is to volunteer to be a part of whatever community they decide to reside in when their playing days are over.”

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

& the Community The Sooners have had at least two first team Academic All-Big 12 members all 16 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.

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Flagship of Excellence 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 healthcare 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.

OU has won awards for new initiatives to create a sense of family and community on campus. OU is one of the very few public universities to twice receive the Templeton Foundation Award as a “Character Building College” for stressing the value of community.

Both the Norman and Health Sciences Center colleges offer programs at the Schusterman Center, the site of OU-Tulsa. OU enrolls more than 30,000 students, has more than 2,400 full-time faculty members, and has 20 colleges offering 163 majors at the baccalaureate level, 166 majors at the master’s level, 81 majors at the doctoral level, 27 majors at the doctoral professional level, and 26 graduate certificates. The university’s annual operating budget is $1.5 billion. The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity institution.

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• The Princeton Review ranks OU in the top 10 in the nation in terms of academic excellence and cost for students. • OU ranks number one in the nation among all public universities in the number of National Merit Scholars enrolled per capita with a record 196 National Merit Scholars in this year’s freshman class • OU is a leader among all American universities in the international exchange and study abroad programs. This past year study abroad by OU students increased by 16%. OU currently offers programs in over 50 countries and 100 cities in six continents. • OU has produced 27 Rhodes Scholars ranking it highly among public institutions nationwide in the total number of Rhodes Scholars. • OU has the academically highest ranked student body at a public university in Oklahoma history. • OU President David Boren, a former U.S. senator and governor of Oklahoma, teaches an introductory course in political science each semester, and keeps in close touch with students.

OU is one of a small number of Division I-A universities in the nation to receive the CHAMPS award for preparing student-athletes for life. The award is based on academic excellence, athletic excellence, personal development, community service and career development. oklahoma women’s gymnastics

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The Path to Gra dua tion

The mission of the OU Athletics Department is to inspire champions today and prepare leaders for tomorrow by providing an excellent environment to enable studentathletes to achieve their highest academic, athletic and personal aspirations.

#1 : Assessment 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 student-athlete’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.

#2 : Skill Development A comprehensive tutoring program of approximately 60 tutors provides one-to-one and small-group instruction. Student-athletes are assisted with study skills, problemsolving techniques and specific course material. Athletic Student Life Office counselors may recommend tutors or a student-athlete may request one independently. The Study Skills Center provides student-athletes with assistance in college reading strategies and individual instruction for reading improvement. Meanwhile, the Thompson Writing Center offers a dynamic, positive atmosphere to help student-athletes generate ideas and strategies for writing assignments. Consultants help student-athletes organize papers, review grammatical basics, develop proofreading and library research skills, and design resumes. A learning specialist regularly conducts time management and study skills workshops. The staff’s goal is to help student-athletes become independent writers and learners in the academic environment.

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.

#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 studentathletes. The Sooner Housing Center At OU, non-athletic career was the winner of the 1998 President’s preparation is enhanced through Trophy for the outstanding housing workshops in resume development, job search strategies, interviewing skills center on the OU campus and was recognized for its contribution to and graduate school preparation academic excellence, innovative assistance. The Sooner Career programming and campus diversity. Program is dedicated to educating The Sooner Housing Center was also student-athletes about the world of selected as the President’s Trophy work and providing a transition from college athletics to their first careers. runner-up in 1997 and 2000. The program includes the OU Career Fair, career information seminars, opportunities for summer internships in various fields, an employment referral OU is a member of the NCAA’s Life service and mentorship opportunities Skills Program and is dedicated to contributing to the growth and for graduating student-athletes. development of student-athletes through academic excellence, Effective communication well is an athletic excellence, personal essential skill in successful personal development, community service and and professional interaction for career development. OU student athletes. The OU Communications Center offers training for effective oral communication and The OU Athletic Student Life program places special emphasis upon media relations. A working media recognition of outstanding academic conference room featuring a stage performances by student-athletes. and modern audio-visual systems Scholar-athletes with a 3.0 GPA is available in a state-of-the-art and above are recognized each communications center. semester at halftime of a football or men’s basketball game. An awards banquet is held in the Spring to recognize scholar-athletes and Student-athletes receive caring, special award winners. professional support from Dr. Gerald Gurney and his staff at all levels. Graduating student-athletes receive This support may take several forms, including career choice, academic or recognition prior to OU’s graduation personal decisions. Four professional ceremonies in May at a reception. Each is given an “O” ring, representing athletic academic counselors are their athletic participation and present to help student-athletes graduation from the University of through the educational process. Oklahoma. All scholarship studentApproximately one counselor per 100 athletes who exhaust their eligibility student-athletes is available to assist within eight semesters may receive an additional year of financial aid within the student-athletes with planning a six-year period. class schedules, choosing degree programs and setting personal and academic goals. Course attendance Student-athlete leaders from each sport comprise the Student-Athlete and course performance are Advisory Board, which aims to checked a minimum of four times per improve communication with the semester for each student-athlete Athletics Department and University participating in the intercollegiate administration regarding studentathletic program. athletes’ needs and concerns. The Student-Athlete Advisory Board The personal health and nutritional developed a community outreach needs of student-athletes are partnership with the Oklahoma Youth monitored by the OU Sports Center, a local residential facility Medicine staff of physicians and certified athletic trainers. The Jefferson for physically, mentally and sexually abused children. Dining Hall makes every effort to accommodate the special dietary requirements of OU student-athletes. The board also designs programs that encourage excellence in academics and social responsibility and serve to represent studentThe faculty guest program’s purpose is athletes on campus-wide committees.

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#3 : Counseling

Understanding computers and having access to them on a regular basis are essential to today’s successful student. The two Athletic Computer Centers, also located in the Prentice Gautt Academic Center, provide studentathletes with computer knowledge and access. The Athletic Computer Centers are open six days a week to enhance the athletic department’s with extended hours offered during relationship with the faculty and staff. peak times. Faculty members are selected to be guest coaches for the week in The Kerr Foundation Foreign all sports throughout the academic Language Center was established year. During that time, the faculty to assist student-athletes with guests are provided with a list of speaking, listening, reading and planned activities that are designed writing in different languages. The to give them an opportunity to Center, coordinated by a Modern experience various aspects of the Languages department instructor, athletic department’s operations and offers a top-notch multimedia environment for all foreign language introduce them to student-athlete lifestyles and expectations. instruction.

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Oklahoma traditions 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!

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Athletic programs with universal traditions 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. 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 In the fall of 1895, Miss May Overstreet 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.

Sooner what the colors are and they will proudly announce “Crimson and Cream.” 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.

OU Chant 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. 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. 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.

O-K-L-A-H-O-M-A Our chant rolls on and on! Thousands strong The student body approved with great enthusiasm and immediately pennants, banners, badges and decorations Join heart and song In alma mater’s praise of every description appeared on the streets, in the windows, at chapel, in classrooms, and all public places; Of campus beautiful by day and night Of colors proudly gleaming Red and White however, local merchants could not supply the demand. ‘Neath a western sky Even though the school colors have evolved to red and OU’s chant will never die. Live on University! white over the years, you can ask any self-respecting oklahoma women’s gymnastics

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The City of Norman Norman is an ever-changing city of nearly 100,000 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.

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In the last five 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 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 locallybased 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 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, two semiprofessional sports teams and the host of the NCAA Women College Softball World Series and Big 12 Softball Championship. The Oklahoma RedHawks, 1996 American Association champions (then named the Oklahoma City 89ers), are the Triple-A baseball affiliate of the Texas Rangers. The team plays in the 13,066-seat AT&T Bricktown Ballpark, one of the plushest venues in all of minor league sports. The ballpark served as host to a 2004 NCAA baseball regional and the 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 Big 12 Baseball Championships. Hockey mania runs rampant with the recent success of the Central Hockey League’s Oklahoma City Blazers. The Blazers won the CHL crown in 1996 and are yearly one of the league’s best teams. In addition, the city has hosted numerous PGA and Senior PGA Tour events.

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1.7.12 sweep & Streak Oklahoma opened the 2012 season capturing the team title at the “Excite Night at the Kentucky Classic” to improve its NCAA-leading regular-season winning streak to 32 straight victories. Junior Brie Olson won the bar title (9.85), shared the vault title with teammate Sara Stone with a career-high-tying 9.9 and split the floor title with teammate Kayla Nowak (9.85).

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3.2.12 Crimson Creamed Oklahoma rallied multiple times for big wins in 2012. The Sooners knocked off No. 2 Arkansas in Fayetteville, 197.425 to 196.175, and then handed No. 5 Alabama its first loss of the year after the Sooners came from behind, scoring 49.500 on floor in the final rotation.

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3.24.12 We are the Champions Oklahoma won its fourth Big 12 Championship in the five years with a season-high score of 197.475 in front of its home crowd at the Lloyd Noble Center. OU finished ahead of Iowa State and Missouri which tied for second at 196.025. Oklahoma has won 10 conference titles, including four under current head coach K.J. Kindler.

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4.7.12 Sparkling Champaign With a lineup shaken by injuries, No. 2 Oklahoma won the 2012 NCAA Champaign Regional at the University of Illinois, posting a score of 197.025. The Sooners advanced to their ninth-straight NCAA Championship after claiming a third straight regional title. Senior Megan Ferguson won two individual titles with her beam and floor routines.

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4.22.12 seven up OU gymnasts earned seven All-America honors in 2012, the secondmost in a season in program history. Erica Brewer (all-around, bars), Megan Ferguson (beam, floor) and Brie Olson (all-around, bars) garnered two honors apiece and were joined by Sara Stone (beam).

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6.7.12 All-everything One of six finalists for the 2012 AAI Award for Outstanding Senior Gymnast, Ferguson also was an outstanding student and was named an Academic All-American in 2012. The senior finished her career earning at least one All-America honor each season, and seven total. She also won five Big 12 titles and was the Big 12 Event Specialist of the Year.

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2012 Season Review Final Rankings

TEAM

SUPER SIX PRELIMS NQS REGIONAL TEAM RQS AVERAGE HIGH SCORE

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

Alabama Florida UCLA Stanford Utah Arkansas OKLAHOMA Nebraska LSU Ohio State Georgia Oregon State

197.850 197.775 197.750 197.500 197.375 196.300

197.675 197.650 197.400 197.125 197.200 197.150 196.925 196.625 196.550 196.525 196.500 196.475

394.270 394.770 394.495 393.085 393.530 393.370 394.385 393.555 392.645 392.470 394.095 393.210

197.025 197.325 197.225 196.675 196.825 196.825 197.025 196.525 196.075 196.225 197.100 196.450

197.245 197.445 197.270 196.410 196.705 196.545 197.360 197.030 196.570 196.245 196.995 196.760

196.918 197.093 196.889 196.033 196.773 196.106 196.890 196.596 195.977 196.037 196.844 196.441

Meet Results Date

Opponent Result Location

1.7 1.13 1.21 1.27 2.3 2.5 2.10 2.17 2.24 3.2 3.11 3.17 3.24 4.7 4.20

Kentucky, Bowling Green, UW-Oshkosh at Oregon State TWU, Utah State, Centenary vs. N.C. State Nebraska, Minnesota, Centenary at Arkansas Perfect 10 Challenge at Missouri vs. Michigan, TWU vs. Alabama at UCLA at Ohio State Big 12 Championship NCAA Regionals NCAA Championships

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First/4, 195.875 L, 196.525-195.975 First/4, 197.450 W, 196.475-194.075 Second/4, 196.475 W, 197.425-196.175 First/3, 197.200 W, 197.400-196.375 First/3, 197.225 W, 197.300-197.150 L, 197.525-196.475 W, 196.825-196.700 First/3, 197.475 First/6, 197.025 Seventh/12, 196.925

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197.725 197.900 198.050 196.825 197.550 197.225 197.475 197.600 196.850 197.625 197.700 197.400


Season Bests

Event Titles

TEAM TOTAL

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

VAULT (8)

197.475 197.450 197.425 197.400 197.300

Big 12 Championship TWU Quad Meet Arkansas Missouri Alabama

March 24 Jan. 21 Feb. 5 Feb. 17 March 2

49.525 49.450 49.375 49.375 49.275

Arkansas Missouri TWU Quad Meet Michigan/TWU Perfect 10 Challenge

Feb. 5 Feb. 17 Jan. 21 Feb. 24 Feb. 10

49.475 49.375 49.325 49.275 49.275

Big 12 Championship TWU Quad Meet Alabama Arkansas Ohio State

March 24 Jan. 21 March 2 Feb. 5 March 17

49.600 49.475 49.375 49.375 49.350

Missouri Big 12 Championship Feb. 3 Quad Meet Arkansas Perfect 10 Challenge

Feb. 17 March 24 Feb. 3 Feb. 5 Feb. 10

49.500 49.450 49.450 49.450 49.375

Alabama TWU Quad Meet Perfect 10 Challenge NCAA Regional Missouri

March 2 Jan. 21 Feb. 10 April 7 Feb. 17

VAULT 1. 2. 3. 5.

BARS 1. 2. 3. 4.

BEAM 1. 2. 3. 5.

FLOOR 1. 2. 5.

SCORE 49.300 48.950 49.375 49.200 49.525 49.275 49.450 49.100

MEET Kentucky Classic Oregon State TWU Quad Meet N.C. State Arkansas Perfect 10 Challenge Missouri NCAA Regional

DATE Jan. 7 Jan. 13 Jan. 21 Jan. 27 Feb. 5 Feb. 10 Feb. 17 April 7

Kentucky Classic TWU Quad Meet N.C. State Feb. 3 Quad Meet Arkansas Perfect 10 Challenge Missouri Michigan/TWU Ohio State Big 12 Championship

Jan. 7 Jan. 21 Jan. 27 Feb. 3 Feb. 5 Feb. 10 Feb. 17 Feb. 24 March 17 March 24

Kentucky Classic Oregon State TWU Quad Meet N.C. State Feb. 3 Quad Meet Arkansas Perfect 10 Challenge Missouri Michigan/TWU Alabama UCLA Ohio State Big 12 Championship NCAA Regional

Jan. 7 Jan. 13 Jan. 21 Jan. 27 Feb. 3 Feb. 5 Feb. 10 Feb. 17 Feb. 24 March 2 March 11 March 17 March 24 April 7

Kentucky Classic TWU Quad Meet N.C. State Arkansas Perfect 10 Challenge Missouri Michigan/TWU Alabama Big 12 Championship NCAA Regional

Jan. 7 Jan. 21 Jan. 27 Feb. 5 Feb. 10 Feb. 17 Feb. 24 March 2 March 24 April 7

BARS (10)

48.925 49.375 49.050 49.250 49.275 49.125 48.975 49.225 49.275 49.475

BEAM (14)

48.750 49.100 49.250 49.075 49.375 49.375 49.350 49.600 49.325 49.300 49.225 49.225 49.475 49.325

FLOOR (10)

48.900 49.450 49.150 49.250 49.450 49.375 49.300 49.500 49.300 49.450

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2012 Scoring Breakdown DATE MEET 1.7 @ Kentucky

TEAM (RANK) Oklahoma (4) Kentucky (23) Bowling Green Wisconsin-Oshkosh

VAULT BARS BEAM 49.300 48.925 48.725 49.025 48.500 48.300 48.500 45.475 45.750 45.300 41.250 43.475

FLOOR 48.900 48.500 48.425 44.700

TOTAL 195.875 194.325 188.150 174.725

1.13 @ Oregon St.

Oregon State (7) Oklahoma (4)

48.850 48.950

49.275 49.025

49.100 49.100

49.300 48.900

196.525 195.975

1.21 TWU Meet

Oklahoma (10) TWU Utah State Centenary

49.375 48.350 48.550 48.050

49.275 48.550 48.675 47.225

49.250 47.450 46.475 47.600

49.450 48.075 48.625 48.525

197.450 192.425 192.325 191.400

1.27 NC State

Oklahoma (5) N.Carolina St (20)

49.200 48.675

49.050 48.150

49.075 48.650

49.150 48.650

196.475 194.075

2.3 Quad Meet

Nebraska (9) Oklahoma (5) Minnesota (25) Centenary

49.275 49.225 48.900 47.900

49.225 49.250 48.400 46.675

49.075 49.375 48.900 46.225

49.175 48.625 48.425 47.800

196.750 196.475 194.625 188.600

2.5 @ Arkansas

Oklahoma (5) Arkansas (2)

49.525 49.325

49.275 49.225

49.375 48.900

49.250 48.725

197.425 196.175

2.10 Perfect 10

Oklahoma (5) 49.275 Iowa State 48.650 Southeast Missouri St. 48.000

49.120 48.575 46.125

49.350 48.850 47.020

49.450 49.100 48.450

197.200 195.175 189.600

2.17 @ Missouri

Oklahoma (4) Missouri (16)

49.450 49.350

48.975 48.700

49.600 49.025

49.375 49.300

197.400 196.375

2.24 Mich/TWU

Oklahoma (2) Michigan (21) TWU

49.375 49.400 48.975

49.225 48.975 48.825

49.325 48.750 48.425

49.300 49.175 48.425

197.225 196.300 194.650

3.2 Alabama

Oklahoma (2) Alabama (5)

49.175 49.525

49.325 49.450

49.300 48.925

49.500 49.250

197.300 197.150

3.11 @ UCLA

UCLA (3) Oklahoma (2)

49.500 49.200

49.325 49.175

49.200 49.225

49.500 48.875

197.525 196.475

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DATE MEET 3.17 @ Ohio State

TEAM (RANK) Oklahoma (4) Ohio State (13)

VAULT BARS BEAM 49.100 49.275 49.225 49.000 49.125 49.050

FLOOR 49.325 49.425

TOTAL 196.825 196.700

4.2 Big 12 Championship Oklahoma (2) (Norman) Missouri (19) Iowa State

49.225 49.000 49.250

49.475 49.000 49.200

49.475 48.900 48.850

49.300 49.125 48.725

197.475 196.025 196.025

4.7 NCAA Regional (Champaign)

Oklahoma (2) Stanford (11) Illinois (22) Denver (14) Kentucky (24) Illinois-Chicago

49.100 48.950 49.000 48.725 48.750 48.375

49.150 49.400 48.775 48.625 48.950 48.650

49.325 49.250 48.975 48.450 48.550 48.500

49.450 49.075 48.975 49.075 48.500 48.625

197.025 196.675 195.725 194.875 194.750 194.150

4.20 NCAA Semifinal I (Duluth)

UCLA* (2) Utah* (7) Stanford* (10) Oklahoma (3) Nebraska (6) LSU (11)

49.275 49.525 49.300 49.125 49.225 49.250

49.450 49.225 49.300 49.225 49.150 48.950

49.325 49.175 49.375 49.325 49.000 49.250

49.350 49.275 49.150 49.250 49.250 49.100

197.400 197.200 197.125 196.925 196.625 196.550

4.20 NCAA Semifinal II (Duluth)

Alabama* (4) Florida* (1) Arkansas* (8) Ohio State (12) Georgia (5) Oregon State (9)

49.400 49.575 49.275 49.175 49.600 49.050

49.400 49.450 49.275 48.975 49.400 49.150

49.600 49.350 49.450 49.225 48.275 49.300

49.275 49.275 49.150 49.150 49.225 48.975

197.675 197.650 197.150 196.525 196.500 196.475

4.17 NCAA Event Finals# Megan Ferguson Brie Olson Sara Stone

Beam (2nd, 9.925) Floor (9th, 9.85) Bars (4th, 9.875) Beam (7th, 9.85)

* = Advanced to 2012 NCAA Super Six Team Finals # = Individual competitors only

Team Records & Rankings Overall: 26-6 Regular Season: 17-3 Big 12 Conference: 2-0

Home: 8-1 Away: 9-2 Neutral: 9-3

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NAME AWARD DATE Brie Olson Taylor Spears Taylor Spears Sara Stone Sara Stone Megan Ferguson Rebecca Clark Megan Ferguson Taylor Spears Megan Ferguson Megan Ferguson Kayla Nowak Megan Ferguson Sara Stone Brie Olson Erica Brewer

Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week Big 12 Gymnast 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 Newcomer of the Week Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week Big 12 Gymnast of the Week Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week Big 12 Gymnast 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 Newcomer of the Week

1.10 1.17 1.24 1.24 1.31 2.7 2.14 2.14 2.14 2.21 2.28 3.7 3.7 3.14 3.20 3.20

Candace Cindell Megan Ferguson Natasha Kelley Madison Mooring Kayla Nowak Sara Stone Hayden Ward

Academic All-Big 12 Academic All-Big 12 Academic All-Big 12 Academic All-Big 12 Academic All-Big 12 Academic All-Big 12 Academic All-Big 12

3.20 3.20 3.20 3.20 3.20 3.20 3.20

Megan Ferguson Brie Olson Taylor Spears Sara Stone

All-Big 12 (bars, beam, floor) All-Big 12 (vault, bars) All-Big 12 (beam) All-Big 12 (vault, beam, floor)

3.21 3.21 3.21 3.21

Megan Ferguson

AAI Award Finalist

3.21

Megan Ferguson

Big 12 Event Specialist of the Year

3.24

K.J. Kindler

Big 12 Coach of the Year

3.24

Erica Brewer Megan Ferguson Brie Olson Sara Stone

All-American (bars, all-around) All-American (beam, floor) All-American (bars, all-around) All-American (beam)

4.20 4.20 4.20 4.20

Megan Ferguson

Academic All-District

5.21

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Academic All-American

Lara Albright Candace Cindell Rebecca Clark Megan Ferguson Natasha Kelley Bethany Neubauer Sara Stone

NACGC Academic Scholar NACGC Academic Scholar NACGC Academic Scholar NACGC Academic Scholar NACGC Academic Scholar NACGC Academic Scholar NACGC Academic Scholar

6.7 8.15 8.15 8.15 8.15 8.15 8.15 8.15


2012 eVENT WINNERS MEGAN FERGUSON (24) Bars Bars Bars Bars Bars Bars Beam Beam Beam Beam Beam Beam Beam Beam Beam Beam Floor Floor Floor Floor Floor Floor Floor Floor

9.9 9.925 9.850 9.925 9.875 9.925 9.925 9.875 9.9 9.925 9.825 9.9 9.95 9.975 9.95 9.9 9.95 9.875 9.95 9.95 9.925 9.925 9.95 9.925

at Arkansas Quad Meet N.C. State Michigan/TWU at Ohio State Big 12 Title at Arkansas at Oregon State TWU Quad Meet Quad Meet N.C. State Perfect 10 at Missouri Michigan/TWU Big 12 Title NCAA Regional at Arkansas N.C. State TWU Quad Meet Perfect 10 at Missouri Michigan/TWU Alabama NCAA Regional

BRIE OLSON (8) 2.5 2.3 1.27 2.24 3.17 3.24 2.5 1.13 1.21 2.3 1.27 2.10 2.17 2.24 3.24 4.7 2.5 1.27 1.21 2.10 2.17 2.24 3.2 4.7

9.95 9.9 9.925 9.9 9.925 9.95 9.95 9.875 9.825 9.875 9.875

at Arkansas Kentucky Classic TWU Quad Meet N.C. State Perfect 10 at Missouri Michigan/TWU at Ohio State N.C. State Alabama N.C. State

2.5 1.7 1.21 1.27 2.10 2.17 2.24 3.17 1.27 3.2 1.27

39.500 9.95 9.9 9.85 9.95 9.85 9.875 9.85

Big 12 Championship at Arkansas Kentucky Classic Kentucky Classic TWU Quad Meet Perfect 10 at Ohio State Kentucky Classic

3.24 2.5 1.7 1.7 1.21 2.10 3.17 1.7

Taylor Spears (6) All-Around All-Around All-Around Vault Beam Beam

39.100 39.200 39.400 9.875 9.875 9.875

N.C. State TWU Quad Meet Perfect 10 at Oregon State at Oregon State Alabama

1.27 1.21 2.10 1.13 1.13 3.2

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2.17 2.17 3.2

N.C. State Kentucky Classic

1.27 1.7

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39.300 9.95 9.875

KAYLA NOWAK (2) Beam Floor

Sara Stone (11) Vault Vault Vault Vault Vault Vault Vault Vault Beam Beam Floor

All-Around Vault Vault Bars Bars Bars Bars Floor

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Season Outlook The defending Big 12 champion University of Oklahoma women’s gymnastics team enters the new year in position to continue its conference dominance and rival the country’s elite squads. Ranked fourth in the NCAA in the GymInfo preseason coaches’ poll, OU has shown its dominance by being ranked in the top 10 every season under head coach K.J. Kindler. Kindler and the Sooner coaching staff lead a team that has advanced to the NCAA Championships all six years of their tenure at Oklahoma, claiming two Super Six appearances and subsequent top-three finishes. This season, the Sooners will face 11 teams ranked among the top 25, beginning with its season opener Jan. 5 against No. 11 Georgia in Athens, Ga., and concluding at No. 1 Alabama on March 15. After the Big 12 Championships in Ames, Iowa, OU will host an NCAA Regional on April 6. OU comes off a seventh-place finish, narrowly missing its third-straight Super Six berth after fighting through multiple injuries throughout the season. With its returning veterans and a highly-rated freshman class, the 2013 Oklahoma women’s gymnastics team will be an exciting squad.

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The loss of Rebecca Clark, Hayden Ward, Natsha Kelley and Kayla Nowak – four of OU’s initial starting lineup – due to injuries was too much to overcome as the Sooners posted its lowest event score of the NCAA Championships (49.125) on vault. Sara Stone, the remaining specialist, graduated in May. But, depth that was scarce in 2012 will be ample in 2013. The Sooners return one vaulting All-American and a total of four athletes who gained experience in the lineup. Sophomore Erica Brewer, junior Madison Mooring, senior Brie Olson, and junior Taylor Spears will provide a solid core. Mooring was the NCAA runner-up in 2011 as one of only a handful of athletes to perform two 10.0-valued vaults in the NCAA finals. Spears raised her technical skills by learning a Yurchenko full in the offseason, while Brewer and Olson are showing great amplitude and improved execution. In addition, 2012 heroine Haley Sorensen, who stepped in for Nowak at the NCAA Championships, has been training a 10.0-valued vault and is showing the ambition to contribute to this lineup. “We are looking at a huge increase in our scoring potential on this event,” Kindler said. “We want to return to the Super Six and this event is key. The freshmen are fierce competitors and this is their forte. They will be incredibly effective in our goal to raise the competitive bar.” OU reeled in a talented vault class with freshmen Maile’ana Kanewa, Keeley Kmieciak, Haley Scaman and Hunter Price. All four are expected to significantly impact the event. Scaman and Kmieciak, two former Level 10 Junior Olympic vault champions, will add dynamic pop to the vault lineup this season. Scaman is expected to anchor the squad with an incredible 1-and-½ twisting Yurchenko. In the preseason, Kanewa’s Yurchenko full flew higher and further than anyone and she will press for time in the lineup. Price, a former Junior Olympic Level 9 vault champion, is also expected to contribute.


Uneven Bars The Sooners will be challenged to replace graduates Megan Ferguson and Candace Cindell in the upcoming season. Ferguson was an All-American and anchored the event. Cindell was the Big 12 runner-up.

In addition, Lauren Smith has made adjustments and improvements in the offseason. Her bar routine swings with ease and ends with a dynamic full-in dismount.

OU returns one All-American among its five athletes with collegiate experience in the event. Veterans Brewer, Clark, Olson, Spears and Ward help OU boast a capable lineup.

Adding depth to the squad will be a pair of Oklahoma newcomers, Kmieciak and Scaman. Kmieciak learned the unique and high flying “Ray” (toe on reverse hecht) release move in the preseason and ends with a strong full-twisting double flyaway. Scaman has shown consistency in the gym and has focused on her execution and stuck dismounts. These athletes boast “E” valued dismounts and release sequences and have potential to score highly in the event.

Olson, a 2012 NCAA All-American, is back with a completely reconstructed bar routine. In order to maximize her scoring potential, the coaching staff readjusted her skills which highlight a dynamic in-bar Delchev and an full-twisting double layout. Spears, Brewer and Clark have been clean and precise and aim to maximize their scoring potential. Ward is expected to lead off the Sooners due to her consistency and competitiveness.

“We have outstanding leadership in this event with many solid and inspired veterans competing for the Sooners. This experience level will be crucial in the success of the squad. We have put tremendous focus on improving our dismount landings and optimizing our scoring potential through routine construction, as well as attention to details.”

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Balance BEAM At the 2012 NCAA National Champions, the Sooners turned in the top team beam score in the preliminary session for the second year in a row. The Sooners lose 2012 All-American and runner-up Ferguson and AllAmerican Stone from the balance beam lineup. Additionally, Kayla Nowak has been sidelined in the preseason due to an injury. Oklahoma is led by a seasoned group of “beamers” including Brewer, Clark, Mooring, Spears and Olson. All five of the athletes display poise and dependability. Spears, Mooring and Clark express beauty and fluidity of movement. Brewer and Olson show a combination of power and control. Also expected to contribute to this lineup are Lara Albright, Lauren Alexander, and Kmieciak. After adding new flight and leap series to her repertoire, Albright, noted for her presence and aggressiveness, aims to take the stage on this event. After a two-year hiatus, Alexander’s return will give this beam squad an edge. She is elegant and effortless and has the ability to bring in top scores. Kmieciak, a freshman, is being trained as the lead-off competitor for the Sooners, a position that goes to an athlete with a mature and assertive demeanor. She dismounts with an “E” valued double tuck dismount. The last time a freshman led off the beam squad was in 2010 when Nowak recorded a perfect 100 percent hit rate as the starter. Adding even more depth are Scaman, Kanewa, Smith and Sorensen. All four are prepared and have the ability to turn in top notch performances for the Sooners. Smith learned a “D” valued dismount and has shown more consistency than in past seasons. Sorensen and Scaman are recognized smooth operators and illustrate tremendous grace on this event. Kanewa is commanding, combining both polish and power to a unique routine.

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“We like to entertain. Artistry and execution are emphasized in our floor routines and we aim to increase our difficulty every season. At our peak, it is possible for all six of our athletes to open with an “E” valued tumbling pass. I think it is very difficult to watch our routines without feeling moved, excited or just simply smiling.”

FLOOR Exercise The Sooners lose three from its stellar floor performances with the graduation of Ferguson and Stone, and the injury to Nowak. This event will depend on the leadership of Olson, a senior, and juniors Albright and Spears rousing their younger teammates. These three athletes have incredible showmanship and very clean and precise tumbling. Albright is slated to lead off the squad and provides a sneak peek into the delightful choreography. She is a sassy competitor and a joy to watch. Olson will dance to a fun and energetic tune that is sure to entertain. She makes the audience her focus and she never disappoints. Spears debuts her routine with an “E” level tumbling pass and has an elegant style that highlights her flexibility and form. Brewer will represent the sophomore class in this lineup. She is a dynamic tumbler and dances to percussion-inspired music. Brewer is a “go to” competitor for the Sooners. Freshmen Kanewa, Scaman and Kmieciak will all contribute on floor. Scaman will anchor this squad with her standout tumbling including a double-layout opening pass. Scaman expresses a combination of artistry and power in her dance routine. Kmieciak incorporated voice into her music and impresses with her sureness of movement. She is a strong tumbler and is the reigning Level 10 floor champion of 2012. Kanewa should return to action in this event later in the season. Kanewa draws in her audience from her first movement and exhibits out-of-this-world tumbling. Price will add depth to this event as well.

ALL-AROUND Sooner all-around competitors this season may include Kmieciak, Brewer, Taylor and Scaman while Olson, the 2012 Big 12 all-around champion, is also expected to make attempts in the all-around at various dates this season.

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Lara Albright 5-2 | Junior | Carrollton, Texas 2012 (SOPHOMORE) Though she has just one season of competition under her belt, Lara Albright is among Oklahoma’s most experinced competitors on floor exercise. Albright performed routines in 12 of OUs 15 meets in 2012.

Competed on floor in 12 of OU’s 15 competitions in 2012 ... Scored a career-high 9.9 at the NCAA Champaign Regional on April 7 ... Scored a 9.8 or better in 8-of-12 floor routines ... Scored a 9.85 three times in 2012, at TWU on Jan. 21, at Missouri on Feb. 17 and against Michigan and TWU on Feb. 24 in Norman.

2011 (FRESHMAN) Competed exhibition for most of the season with the University of Washington ... Posted a 9.5 in her first appearance in the beam lineup against Arizona State on Feb. 18.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Trained at WOGA gymnastics along with current OU gymnast Taylor Spears ... Finished in ninth place on floor at 2010 Nationals and was third on beam at the 2010 Texas State competition ... Finished second on beam at 2009 Nationals ... Won the 2009 Region 3 floor title ... Finished 11th overall in the all-around at 2008 Nationals and 10th on floor ... Took fifth place in the all-around, second place on floor and fourth on bars at 2008 Regionals.

PERSONAL Daughter of Cheryl and Todd Albright ... has two brothers, J.T. and Garrett ... Majoring in Marketing ... Graduated in the top four percent of her high school class ... National Honor Society member ... Also recruited by Denver, LSU, Missouri and Washington.

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Lauren Alexander 5-2 | Sophomore | Plano, Texas Club/High School Alexander, a former Junior Olympic National Runner-Up on vault, was trained by 1996 Olympic gold medalist Jaycie Phelps before coming to Oklahoma.

Level 10 gymnast ... Trained at Infinite Bounds under Cindy Dove for 10 years and Todd Wayts for three years ... Also trained at Metroplex Gymnastics in Allen, Texas with 1996 Olympic gold medalist Jaycie Phelps and Dave Marus ... Recorded top-10 finishes on vault (second), beam (seventh) and floor (eighth) at the 2008 JO Nationals ... Region 3 champion on beam in 2008 ... Region 3 champion on vault in 2007 ... Runner-up in the all-around and beam at the 2007 Region 3 Championships ... Finished 10th in the all-around at the 2007 JO Nationals after placing fifth on vault, sixth on beam and seventh on floor.

Personal Full name is Lauren Elisabeth Alexander ... Nickname is LA ... Majoring in communication ... Daughter of Paul and Lisa Alexander ... Also recruited by Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Auburn, LSU, Missouri, Nebraska and Stanford.

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Erica Brewer 4-10 | Sophomore | Louisville, Ky. 2012 (Freshman) Erica Brewer became the first Sooner freshman to earn All-America honors in the all-around when she totaled 39.325 at the NCAA Naional Championships.

Earned second-team All-America honors in the all-around and on bars ... Was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week in the final week of the regular season on March 20 ... Won three individual event titles in 2012 ... Brewer won the all-around and the beam titles at Missouri on Feb. 17 and tied for the beam title against Alabama on March 2 ... Competed in the all-around in the final eight meets of the year ... In her first career beam routine, Brewer scored a career-high 9.95 ... Posted her career-best all-around score in OU’s win over national champion Alabama with a 39.375 ... Tied her career-high of 9.875 on bars during the NCAA Championship Semifinal on April 20, also posted a 9.875 on bars at TWU on Jan. 21 and in the Big 12 Championship on March 24 ... Posted her career-high of 9.875 on floor four times in 2012 (Arkansas - Feb. 5, Perfect 10 Challenge - Feb. 10, Alabama - March 2 and at Ohio State - March 17) ... Set her career-high on vault in the first meet of the season with a 9.85 at Kentucky on Jan. 7.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Trained under Tiffany Orem at Champion Gymnastics ... Named the 2009 Kentucky Gymnast of the Year ... Was a three-time National qualifier and former National team member ... Was the champion on balance beam and placed third in the country in the All-Around at the USA Junior Olympic Championships ... Was a member of the JO National Team and participated in the National Training Camp ... Placed fifth at the 2007 JO Nationals on floor and sixth on bars ... placed second on beam at the 2006 JO Nationals ... Was an eight-time state champion in Kentucky as well as a member of the Region 5 All-Star Team.

PERSONAL Daughter of Jerry and Virginia Brewer ... Undecided on major ... Also recruited by Auburn, LSU, Alabama, N.C. State, Illinois, Michigan and Nebraska.

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Rebecca Clark 5-3 | Sophomore | Blue Springs, Mo. 2012 (FRESHMAN) Becca Clark has captured two gold medals as a member of the U.S. National Gymnastics Team and is a three-time VISA Championships competitor.

Missed the second half of the season after suffering a season-ending knee injury during practice in mid-February ... Boasted career-high scores of 9.875 on vault, 9.85 on bars and 9.9 on beam before her injury ... Named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week on Feb. 14 ... Scored her career-best 9.9 on beam against Nebraska, Minnesota and TWU on Feb. 3 ... Posted a 9.875 (career-high) on vault in the first meet of the season on Jan 7 at Kentucky and at Arkansas on Feb. 5 ... Also scored her career-high 9.85 on bars against the Razorbacks ... Won the beam title against N.C. State with a 9.825 on Jan. 27 ... Posted a 9.8 or higher in 17 of her 21 routines, including her last 10 straight performances.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL A senior international elite gymnast out of Great American Gymnastics Express (GAGE) ... Trained under Al Fong and Armine Barutyan-Fong ... Tested International Elite in 2006 ... Competed in VISA Championships in 2007, 2008 and 2009 ... Represented the United States in Italy at the Grand Prix competition as well as Pacific Rim in California ... Finished 11th overall and sixth on beam at the 2009 VISA Championships after moving up to the Senior International Elite level ... Was a two-time gold medalist as a member of the U.S. National team (2007-2008 and 2008-2009) ... Recorded five top-five finishes and two top-10 finishes at international competitions from 2007-2009.

PERSONAL Daughter of Gary and Karen Clark ... A 4.0 student at Blue Springs South High School ... Majoring in accounting ... Also recruited by Georgia and Missouri.

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Maile’ana Kanewa 5-5 | Freshman | Duluth, Minn. CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Maile moved from her native Hawaii at a young age but is proud of her heritage and used to teach community hula dancing classes in Minnesota.

Finished 10th in 2012 and 3rd in 2011 in the all-around at the Junior Olympic Nationals...2011 Junior Olympic National Team Member ... 2011 Nastia Cup Qualifier ... 2012, 2011 Regional vault champion ... 2011 Regional floor champion... Minnesota Gymnast of the Year nominee ... High scores from pre-collegiate competitions: allaround-37.9, vault-9.875, beam-9.5, bars-9.475, floor-9.675 ... Coached by Kara and Mark Waterhouse

PERSONAL Daughter of Robert Kanewa-Mariano and Kristin Cooper-Kanewa ... Full name is Maile’ana Mekeanuenue Kanewa-Mariano ... Goes by Maile ... Has one sister, Makialani ... most recently lived in Duluth, Minn. ... 4.0 student at Duluth Denfeld ... Plans to major in physical therapy or athletic training ... Recruited by Nebraska, Arkansas, Minnesota, Florida and Iowa State

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Keeley Kmieciak 5-3 | Freshman | Naperville, Ill. CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Kmieciak swept every event at the 2009 Junior Nationals, capturing all five possible titles on vault, bars, beam, floor and all-around. She won the allaround again in 2012 along with vault and floor exercise.

Three-time Junior Olympic National Team Member (2009, 2011, 2012) ... Trained under Jess Holtz and Marco Bravo ... Finished first at Nationals in 2012 in vault, floor and all-around ... Five-time National Champion in 2009 ... Finished second in the all-around at the 2011 JO Nationals ... Two-time Region 5 Athlete of the Year (2009, 2012) ... Three-time Region 5 All-Star ... Three-time State Champion ...High scores from pre-collegiate competitions: all-around-39.0, vault-10.0, beam-9.75, bars-9.675, floor-9.85

PERSONAL Daughter of Mari and Gary Kmieciak ... has three sisters, Lauren, Nicola and Lia ... Also recruited by Alabama and Illinois.

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Madison Mooring 5-2 | Junior | Sallisaw, Okla. 2012 (SOPHOMORE) Mooring was a clutch performer as a reserve in 2012, hitting 9.85 with her lone floor routine of the year at the Big 12 Championships. Madison scored 9.85 or higher on 20 of her final 21 routines of the season.

Tied her career-high 9.9 on vault at Arkansas on Feb. 5 and against Michigan and TWU on Feb. 24 ... Posted a season-high 9.9 on beam at the Big 12 Championship to finish tied for second place with teammate Sara Stone ... Tied her career-high 9.85 on floor in her only floor routine of the season at the Big 12 Championship to tie for fifth ... Stepped in on floor at the Big 12 Championship after All-American Kayla Nowak suffered a hand injury just two days before the competition and Lara Albright was forced to sit out due to illness ... Scored a 9.8 or higher in 23 of her 30 routines, including 20 of her last 21 routines of the season ... Stepped in as the starter on beam, replacing Nowak who had served as the starter for the last year and a half.

2011 (FRESHMAN) Earned All-America honors on both vault and beam (first team - vault, second team - beam) ... Was the national runner-up on vault at the 2011 NCAA Individual Event Finals with a 9.825 ... Qualified for event finals after scoring a career-high 9.9 on vault during the first semifinal of the NCAA Championships ... Became the first freshman in the NCAA to score a 9.95 on beam in 2011 ... Mooring scored her career-high 9.95 on Jan. 23 against TWU in head coach K.J. Kindler’s 100th OU victory ... Mooring was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week on Jan. 25 and March 15 ... Named the 2011 OU Newcomer of the Year ... Won more event titles than any other OU freshman with three event championships, two on vault and one on beam ... Recorded a career-high 9.85 on floor against Michigan State on March 11 ... Competed on three events in 12 of OU’s 15 competitions, despite joining the team in late December following her high school graduation.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Level 10 gymnast ... trained under Dennis and Shannon Harrison of Dynamo Gymnastics ... Previously trained under Kristi Krafft at Krafft Academy in Tulsa, Okla. ... Junior Olympic Nationals qualifier in 2008 ... National Invitational Tournament (NIT) qualifier in 2009 and 2010 ... Six-time regional qualifier ... Placed first on vault, beam and floor at the 2010 NIT competition and placed fourth in the all-around ... Finished first on beam and floor, third on vault and second in all-around at the 2009 NIT competition.

PERSONAL Daughter of Monty and Darla Mooring ... Nickname is MadDog or Mo ... Member of the Cherokee Nation ... 4.0 honor roll student at Bixby High School.

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Kayla Nowak 5-2 | Senior | Algonquin, Ill. 2012 (Junior) The two-time All-American won the all-around when the Sooners defeated defending and eventual national champion Alabama on March 2, but missed the postseason due to injury.

Missed the postseason after suffering a hand injury in practice just two days before the Big 12 Championship ... Competed three events consistently for OU, including the all-around in OU’s win over national champion Alabama when she tied her career-high for the all-around with a 39.375 ... Won a share of the beam title against N.C. State with a 9.825 and a share of the floor title at Kentucky with a 9.85 ... Tied her career-high of 9.875 on beam at Missouri on Feb. 17 ... Scored a season-high 9.8 on vault in her only vault of the season against Alabama on March 2 ... Posted a season-high 9.875 on bars against the Crimson Tide ... Also tied her season-high of 9.875 on floor against Alabama (previously scored a 9.875 on the event at the Perfect 10 Challenge on Feb. 10).

2011 (Sophomore) Earned All-America status on both bars and beam (first team - bars, second team - beam) ... Named All-Big 12 on floor ... Named first team Academic All-Big 12 ... Won OU’s Tricia Bonomo Spirit Award and the award for Most Outstanding Gymnast ... Won a total of 11 event titles in 2011 (All-Around - 1, Vault - 1, Bars - 2, Floor - 7) ... Was OU’s only all-around competitor in 2011 ... In her three all-around appearances, Nowak posted a 39.275 or higher twice ... Posted a 39.375 to finish in second place in the all-around at Michigan on Feb. 26 behind the 2011 National All-Around Champion, Michigan’s Kylee Botterman, by just .025 ... Nowak scored a career-high 9.9 in just her second appearance in the vault lineup as a Sooner against the Wolverines ... Named Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week on Jan. 18 and Big 12 Gymnast of the Week on March 1 ... Scored a career-high 9.95 on floor against Missouri on Feb. 18 ... Posted a 9.85 or higher in 12 of her 15 floor routines ... Held the team-high score on floor in 10 of OU’s 15 competitions ... Entered the postseason ranked No. 12 nationally on floor and No. 2 in the Big 12 ... Posted a career-high 9.9 in back-to-back postseason meets on bars, the first at the NCAA Norman Regional on April 2 and the second at the NCAA Semifinal on April 15 ... Posted a 9.8 or higher in 11 of 15 bar performances ... Scored a career-high 9.875 on beam at Iowa State on Feb. 11 ... Posted a 9.8 or higher in nine of her 15 beam routines.

2010 (Freshman) Scored a 9.85 on floor and a 9.8 on bars at the NCAA Super Six Team Finals ... Competed on bars, beam and floor at the NCAA Afternoon Qualifying Session ... Competed on both beam and floor at the NCAA Regional ... Scored a 9.875 on floor at the Big 12 Championship ... Also competed on beam at the Big 12 Championship ... Tied a career-high 9.85 on beam at Arkansas ... Also competed on floor against the Razorbacks ... Competed on floor against Washington ...Tied a career-high 9.85 on beam against Alabama ... Also tied a career-high 9.825 on bars and posted a 9.875 on floor against the Crimson Tide ... Competed on bars, beam and floor at Michigan State ... Posted a 9.8 on floor against Missouri ... Also competed on bars and beam against Missouri ...Tied her career-high on bars with a 9.825 against Iowa State ... Also posted a 9.825 on beam against the Cyclones ... Posted a career-high 9.925 on floor against Nebraska and TWU ... Also scored a 9.85 on beam against Nebraska and TWU ... Scored a career-high 9.825 on bars and a 9.8 on beam at the Metroplex Challenge ... First Sooner to compete in the All-Around this season at Illinois, posting a 39.050... Scored a 9.85 on beam at Illinois ... Scored a 9.8 on bars at Auburn ... Also competed on beam and floor against the Tigers ... Posted a 9.85 on floor in a tie for second in OU’s victory over Florida.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Trained at IGI under Todd Gardiner ... Placed ninth in the all-around at 2009 JO Nationals ... Finished first on floor and third in the all-around at 2009 Region 5 Championships ... Finished first in the all-around and also won beam title at Illinois state championship ... Won floor title at 2008 Region 5 Championship ... Placed first on floor and second in the all-around at Illinois state championship ... Won floor title at 2007 Region 5 Championship.

PERSONAL Daughter of Scott and Donna Nowak ... An Illinois state scholar ... Earned a 4.0 in every semester of high school ... Also recruited by Arkansas, Illinois, Denver and Michigan.

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Brie Olson 5-2 | Senior | St. Cloud, Minn. 2012 (JUNIOR) Brie Olson earned her second and third All-America honor after her fourth-place finish on bars (9.875) and all-around result at the 2012 NCAA Championships. Olson won the 2012 Big 12 All-Around title in her first collegiate attempt at all four events in one meet.

Finished fourth on bars (9.875) at the 2012 NCAA Event Finals ... Earned First-Team All-America honors on bars and second-team honors in the all-around ... Won the 2012 Big 12 All-Around with a score of 39.500 in first ever collegiate all-around attempt ... All-Big 12 on both vault and bars ... Named Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week in the first and last weeks of the regular season (Jan. 10 and March 20) ... Competed beam for the first time at the conference championship after All-American Kayla Nowak suffered a hand injury just two days before the competition ... Finished second in the all-around at the NCAA Champaign Regional with a score of 39.400 and scored 39.375 in the NCAA Championship Semifinal to finish fifth in the first session ... Won a combined eight event titles in 2012 ... Scored a 9.8 or higher in 42 of her 49 routines, including 12 of her 13 postseason routines ... Posted a career-high of 9.95 on vault at Arkansas on Feb. 5 ... Added career-high of 9.95 on bars at TWU on Jan. 21 ... Posted a career-high 9.9 on floor at Missouri on Feb. 17 ... Scored 9.9 or higher five times on vault, three times on bars and once on floor ... Scored career-best 9.875 on beam at the NCAA Champaign Regional.

2011 (SOPHOMORE) Earned All-America honors on bars (second team) ... Tied her career-high 9.9 on bars during the NCAA Norman Regional on April 2 ... Set career-high 9.9 on bars on March 4 in OU’s quad meet with Illinois, Ohio State and TWU ... Scored career-high 9.875 on floor against Michigan State on March 11 ... Posted her third-highest score of the season on bars at the NCAA Semifinal with a 9.875 .... Scored 9.8 or higher in eight of her nine routines during the NCAA postseason ... Recorded season-high 9.85 on vault at Nebraska on Feb. 6 ... Posted 9.75 or higher in 12 of 13 vaults ... Scored at least 9.775 in 11 of 14 floor routines ... Competed vault, bars and floor in 13 of 15 competitions.

2010 (FRESHMAN) Posted career-high 9.9 on bars and 9.825 on vault at the NCAA Super Six Team Finals ... Scored 9.825 on vault at the NCAA Afternoon Qualifying Session ... Scored 9.85 on both vault and bars at the NCAA Regional ... Won event title on vault at the Big 12 Championship after scoring 9.9, sharing the title with teammates Jackie Flanery and Natalie Ratcliff ... Also scored 9.825 on bars at the Big 12 ... Tied career-high 9.9 on vault against Washington ... Also competed on bars against the Huskies ... Scored career-high 9.9 on vault against Alabama ... Also posted 9.85 on bars against the Crimson Tide ... Won first collegiate event title on bars after scoring 9.85 at Michigan State ... Scored 9.875 on vault against Nebraska and TWU ... Scored 9.85 on vault at the Metroplex Challenge.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Trained at Ultimate under Kim Good and Alley Zezony and at Twin City Twisters under Mike Hunger ... A three-time JO Nationals qualifier and six-time regional qualifier ... Placed seventh on floor and bars at 2009 JO Nationals ... Finished third in the all-around and third on bars, fourth on vault at 2008 JO Nationals ... Named Minnesota’s JO Gymnast of the Year in 2007-08.

PERSONAL Daughter of Rob and Clare Olson ... Recruited by every Big 12 school and many other top programs including Alabama, UCLA and Utah.

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Hunter Price 5-1 | Freshman | Boerne, Texas CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Won the vault at the 2011 Regionals with a 9.975 ... 2-time Texas State Championships vault champion (2010, 2011) ... 2-time Region 3 Championships vault champion (2010, 2011).

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Haley Scaman 5-3 | Freshman | Riverside, Ill. CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Scaman earned a spot on the U.S. Junior Olympic National Team with a 9.9 vault at the 2011 national championships. She finished as runner-up in the all-around at the meet.

2011 Junior Olympic National Team Member ... Three-time National Champion (vault - 2010, 2011, bars - 2011) ... Also took third on floor and fourth on bars at 2010 JO Nationals ... Finished second in the all-around and third on floor at the 2011 JO Nationals ... Took third on floor at the 2012 JO Nationals ... 2011 Region 5 All-Star ... 2011 Region 5 all-around champion while taking first in vault, beam and floor ... 2012 Region 5 champion on vault, bars and beam and second in the all-around ... 2011 state champion in every title ... Four-time Illinois state vault champion at level 10 ...High scores from pre-collegiate competitions: all-around-39.025, vault-9.925, beam-9.75, bars9.675, floor-9.85 ...Trained under Todd Gardiner, Amy Blackburn and Lenore Schwartz

PERSONAL Daughter of Lori and Rick Scaman ... has two siblings, Gabrielle and Hunter ... Majoring in accounting ... Also recruited by Utah, Nebraska, Michigan, UCLA and Georgia

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Lauren Smith was the club sports athlete of the year at Texas Tech before transferring to Oklahoma.

at Texas Tech Competed with Texas Tech’s club gymnastics program ... Named the 2010 Club Sports Athlete of the Year ... Competed at NAIGC Nationals.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Trained at Texas Elite Gymnastics Academy (TEGA) under Al Gamboa

PERSONAL Graduated from Lubbock High School in 2009 ... Daughter of Melanie Gutierrez and Mark Smith ... Transferred from Texas Tech in 2011.

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Haley Sorensen 5-6 | Sophomore | The Woodlands, Texas 2012 (Freshman) Sorensen trained at Cypress Academy, the same gym that produced former Sooners Jonathan Horton and Natasha Kelley.

Competed vault for the first time all season at the NCAA Champaign Regional and scored a 9.7 in the final routine of the night after being forced to step in for Hayden Ward who tore her ACL during her bar landing in the first routine of the competition ... Also vaulted at the NCAA Championship Semifinal and posted a 9.675 ... Performed an exhibition routine on beam against Nebraska, Minnesota and TWU on Feb. 3.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL A four-year level 10 gymnast ... Trained under Terry and Tamara Walker out of Cypress Academy of Gymnastics in Houston, Texas, the same club gym of OU’s 2010 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year, Natasha Kelley, as well as OU alum and USA Olympian, Jonathon Horton ... Tied for sixth on beam and placed 18th in the all-around at the 2008 JO Nationals ... Finished third in the all-around, seventh on vault, third on bars, fifth on beam and second on floor at the Region III championships in 2008.

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Taylor Spears 5-2 | Junior | Plano, Texas 2012 (SOPHOMORE) Taylor Spears is a two-time member of the All-Big 12 team on beam and added the vault and all-around to her repertoire in 2012.

Named All-Big 12 on beam ... Named Big 12 Gymnast of the Week twice and Event Specialist of the Week once ... Competed in her first ever all-around on Jan. 21 at TWU, the first OU gymnast to compete in the all-around in 2012 ... Won a combined six event titles, including three all-around titles ... Posted a career-best 39.400 in the all-around at the Perfect 10 Challenge on Feb. 10 ... Finished fifth in the all-around at the Big 12 Championship with her second-best career score of 39.300 ... Vaulted in all 15 of OU’s competitions, despite never vaulting as a freshman ... Scored a 9.8 or higher in 12 of her 15 vaults ... Scored a career-high 9.9 on vault at TWU on Jan. 21 ... Posted a career-high 9.925 on beam at Missouri on Feb. 17 ... Added a career-high of 9.9 on floor at the NCAA Champaign Regional ... Posted a 9.9 or higher three times on beam, once on vault and once on floor ... Scored a season-high 9.875 on bars at the Big 12 Championship on March 24.

2011 (FRESHMAN) Named All-Big 12 on beam ... Named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week three times (Jan. 18, Feb. 8 and Feb. 15) ... Only one other freshman in the conference earned the weekly award three times (Michelle Shealy of Iowa State) ... Finished the season ranked No. 17 on beam nationally ... Named OU’s Most Improved Gymnast of the Year ... Won the beam title at N.C. State on Jan. 14 after scoring a 9.875 in her first beam performance as a Sooner ... Tied her career-high on beam (9.9) during the 2011 NCAA Super Six Team Finals ... Set career-highs on all three events she competed at Iowa State on Feb. 11 (bars - 9.9, beam - 9.9 and floor - 9.875) ... Scored a 9.8 or higher in 11 of her 14 beam routines.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Level 10 gymnast out of WOGA, the same gym of former Sooner Hollie Vise and recent Olympic all-around gold medalists Nastia Liukin and Carly Patterson ... Coached by Laurie Dix and Evgeny Marchenko ... Placed eighth at the 2005 Voronin Cup in Moscow, Russia, a Junior International Elite event ... Two-time JO Nationals qualifier (2005 and 2009) ... Qualified to the 2006 U.S. Classic.

PERSONAL Full name is Taylor Celeste Spears ... Nickname is Tay ... Majoring in communication ... Daughter of Mary Spears ... Also recruited by Alabama, Florida, LSU, UNC and Utah.

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Hayden Ward 5-5 | Junior | Norman, Okla. 2012 (SOPHOMORE) Norman native Hayden Ward couldn’t wait to become a Sooner. She finished high school early and competed in her first collegiate meet just days after her graduation.

Competed in 11 of OU’s 15 competitions ... Scored a career-high 9.9 on bars against Nebraska, Minnesota and Centenary on Feb. 3 ... Posted a career-best 9.875 on vault at Missouri on Feb. 17 and at the Big 12 Championship on March 24 ... Suffered a torn ACL during her bar landing at the NCAA Champaign Regional that kept her out of NCAA Championship competition.

2011 (FRESHMAN) Posted a career-high 9.875 on bars at the NCAA Norman Regional on April 2 ... Won the OU award for Clutch Performance of the Year after scoring a 9.8 on bars during OU’s NCAA Semifinal win Scored a 9.8 or higher in her final six bar routines of the season ... Posted a 9.75 or higher in 10 of her 11 bar routines ... Scored a career-high 9.875 on floor at Iowa State on Feb. 11 ... Competed on two events for the Sooners despite joining the team in late December following her high school graduation.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL Level 10 gymnast out of Dynamo Gymnastics in Oklahoma City ... trained under the tutelage of Dennis and Shannon Harrison ... Three-time Junior Olympic National qualifier ... Placed eighth in the all-around and sixth on uneven bars at the 2010 Junior Olympic Nationals in Dallas ... Finished sixth in the all-around at the 2009 JO Nationals and fifth on bars ... Was the 2009 regional champion on bars, placed second on vault and third in the all-around ... Two-time Oklahoma State Champion ... Helped her Region 3 team to back-to-back top-three finishes at Nationals.

PERSONAL Full name is Hayden Carol Ward ... Nickname is Hay ... Majoring in energy management ... Daughter of Holly Hopkins ... Graduated from Norman North High School in December 2010 ... Was a 4.0 honor roll student and a member of the National Honors Society and National Leadership Council ... Also recruited by Auburn, Arizona State, Iowa State, Nebraska, Ohio State, Stanford and Utah.

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Entering her seventh season at the helm of the Oklahoma women’s gymnastics team, two-time National Coach of the Year K.J. Kindler has made her mark on Sooner and NCAA women’s gymnastics history.

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In 2010, Kindler led OU to a program-best second place in their first ever Super Six team finals appearance, becoming the first head coach in NCAA history to lead two separate programs to the Super Six after also leading Iowa State to the finals in 2006.

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Kindler took the Sooners to their second consecutive top-three finish at the 2011 NCAA Championships where OU finished in third place. OU is one of just five programs to qualify for the last nine NCAA Championships and one of just six teams to reach the Super Six two of the last three seasons.

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Most recently, Kindler added seven All-Americans in 2012, bringing her grand coaching total to 51 All-Americans. The Big 12 Coach of the Year for the sixth time in her career in 2012, Kindler led the Sooners to a Big 12 Championship, Regional Championship and seventh-place finish in the country. Also a four-time Regional Coach of the Year, Kindler has coached 35 Big 12 champions (22 at Oklahoma) and 21 NCAA Regional event champions (12 at Oklahoma) in 12 years of

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coaching and has led an OU gymnast to second place at the NCAA Event Finals each of the last three years. Kindler has combined athletic with academic success throughout her career with 62 Academic All-Big 12 awardees and 50 NACGC Scholastic All-Americans. In 2011, Kindler earned South Central Region Head Coach of the Year for the fourth time in her coaching career after guiding OU to its third undefeated regular season in four years. A programbest 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, 196.175-193.050. Under Kindler, OU is a combined 150-45-2 and has helped the program to its three best win percentages in program history in the last three seasons. In 2010, the National Coach of the Year, Regional Coach of the Year and Big 12 Coach of the Year led Oklahoma to its highest-ever finish in the NCAA Championships, closing out the season runner-ups with seven All-Americans including Big 12 Sportswoman of the Year Hollie Vise. Vise was an All-American on bars, beam and floor, finishing as the national runner-up in 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 Regional. 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. 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.

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Kindler, an Iowa State graduate, joined the Cyclone staff as an assistant coach in 1992. As an ISU gymnast, she was a three-time MVP for the Cyclones and runner-up in the all-around at the 1992 Big Eight Conference Championship. She was the school’s first individual NCAA Regional qualifier, competing 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. Kindler is married to OU assistant coach Lou Ball. The couple has two daughters, Maggie and Adelade.

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LouBall Assistant Coach | Seventh Season

Assistant coach Lou Ball enters his seventh season with Oklahoma women’s gymnastics 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 helped OU to two top-three finishes at the NCAA Championships in 2010 and 2011, placing second and third, respectively, helping Oklahoma become one of just five programs to qualify for the last nine NCAA Championships and one of just six teams to reach the Super Six two of the last three seasons. Ball has been named Region Assistant Coach of the Year four times on his way to helping OU to four Big 12 Championships in the past five years and three-straight NCAA Regional titles. Under Ball, 13 Sooners have been named All-America, including eight on bars and five on vault, including NCAA vault runner-up Madison Mooring in 2011. Eight OU gymnasts have won Big 12 individual titles, claiming five on bars and three on vault under his tutelage. In 2012, Ball coached OU to a Big 12 championship, Regional championship and seventh-place national finish, Oklahoma’s ninth-straight trip to the NCAAs.

won a total of 11 team bar titles and 12 individual bar titles. Twice in 2011, the OU bar squad came within .025 points from breaking the program record for a team bar score with a 49.525, the second-highest by any team in the NCAA in 2011. 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 University Park Regional. 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, while OU posted only two team scores below 49.000, with a season low of 48.950. 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 Regional vault title.

Ball’s vault team won a total of 12 event team titles in 2011 while an OU gymnast won the individual vault title 14 times. Ball helped Mooring finish as the NCAA runnerup while also leading Sara Stone to a top 10 national ranking and second-team All-America status on the vault.

Under Ball’s tutelage, 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 to reach the program’s first perfect score since 2008, Stone posted a 10.00 on vault at Michigan State.

Ball and Haley coached three OU gymnasts to AllAmerica honors on bars, including two first-teamers. OU

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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. 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.


Tom Haley Assistant Coach | Seventh Season

Tom Haley enters his seventh year as an assistant coach for the Oklahoma women’s gymnastics team. The 2010 National Assistant Coach of the Year with fellow OU assistant Lou Ball, Haley also shared the 2011 award for South Central Region Assistant Coach of the Year with Ball, his third Region Coach of the Year award. The primary floor coach and co-coach on bars, Haley guided three OU gymnasts to All-America honors in 2012, including Megan Ferguson on floor and Erica Brewer and Brie Olson on bars as the Sooners finished seventh in the nation after claiming Big 12 and NCAA Regional titles. As the primary coach on floor, Haley led the Sooners to a No. 1 national ranking at the end of the regular season while also guiding Ferguson to a No. 1 individual national ranking in the event. Overall, Haley has coached eight OU All-Americans on bars and seven Sooner floor All-Americans. In addition, five Oklahoma gymnasts have earned Big 12 titles on floor and five on bars under Haley. 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, to maintain the country’s longest regular-season win streak. 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. Twice in 2011, the OU bar squad came within .025 points from breaking the program record for a team bar score with a 49.525, the second-highest by any team in the NCAA in 2011.

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. 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 University Park Regional. Haley helped the Sooners to shine on floor, OU scored a 49.000 or higher on the apparatus in every competition in 2010. Under Haley’s tutelage, senior Hollie Vise finished in second place on floor at the NCAA individual meet and earned All-American honors on the apparatus in her first season of competition on floor. 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 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 squad 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 have earned floor titles at the Big 12 Championship. Redmond went on to post a 9.925 in winning the floor title at the 2008 NCAA South Central Regional. Prior to his hiring at OU, Haley coached for three seasons at the University of Kentucky where he was named the 2006 NACGC Central Region Assistant Coach of the Year. Previous to his tenure at Kentucky, Haley, a native of San Antonio, Texas, worked as one of the top club coaches in the Southeast. 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. Haley served as the head coach and program director of the `Bama Bounders club program at the University of Alabama from 1996-02. 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 programs. The Texas native 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.

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Kelli Haley

Volunteer Assistant Coach | Fourth Season Kelli Haley enters her fourth year as the volunteer assistant coach of the Oklahoma women’s gymnastics program. The wife of Oklahoma assistant Tom Haley, Kelli was a first-team All-American on beam at Iowa State in 2000. Haley placed second in the all-around in her freshman season at the inaugural Big 12 Championship in Norman.

four other ISU gymnasts. Haley and teammate Betsy Hamm were the first of five Cyclone gymnasts to garner first-team All-America recognition. She scored a 9.925 on bars at the 1998 Big 12 Championships, a mark which shares fourth in program history. Haley was also a standout in the classroom, earning NACGCW Academic honors in 1998, 1999 and 2000. The Bellevue, Neb., native was named first-team Academic All-Big 12 in 1999 and 2000, and earned honorable mention honors as a sophomore in 1998.

A two-time Big 12 beam champion (1998,1999), Haley lettered for the Cyclones from 1997-2000. Haley scored a 9.95 on beam on two occasions during her illustrious career, sharing the program record with

Candace Cindell

Graduate ASsistant manager | First Season Candace Cindell is in her first season as a graduate assistant manager for the program after competing five seasons for the Sooners from 2008-12.

A native of Frisco, Texas, Cindell was a National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches All-Academic Scholar Athlete each of her four seasons. She is now working towards a master’s degree in Adult & Higher Education with an emphasis in Intercollegiate Athletic Administration.

Cindell competed on bars in all three of OU’s postseason meets in 2012, posting a career-high 9.9 at the Big 12 Championships, tying for second place overall before going on to compete in the NCAA Regional and Semifinal.

Jenn Richardson

Athletic Trainer | Seventh Season Responsible for the daily care, treatment, rehab and prevention of injuries for the men’s and women’s gymnastics programs, Jennifer Richardson enters her seventh year as an athletic trainer at the Oklahoma. 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.

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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 also worked with the 2005 and 2006 national championship women’s gymnastics teams at the University of Georgia.


Megan Ferguson

Graduate ASsistant | First Season Megan Ferguson begins her first season as a graduate assistant, joining the women’s gymnastics staff after an AllAmerican career for the Sooners. Ferguson earned seven All-America citations from 2009-12 at OU, including at least one during each of her four seasons. The national runner-up on beam in 2012, Ferguson was named an All-American three times on beam, two times on uneven bars and once on floor.

12 Specialist of the Year for her talents on beam in addition to earning the 2012 South Central Region Gymnast of the Year award. Ferguson is in the Adult & Higher Education master’s program at OU, emphasizing in Intercollegiate Athletic Administration, after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in advertising.

Also a five-time Big 12 event champion, Ferguson was named the Big

Sara Stone

Graduate ASsistant | First Season Sara Stone is in her first year as the marketing graduate assistant for women’s gymnastics.

throughout her career, Stone recorded a perfect 10.0 on vault against Michigan State in 2010.

Stone graduated from Oklahoma with a degree in Human Relations A native of Dallas, Texas, Stone was and is working towards a master’s degree in Adult & Higher Education a four-year letterwinner at Oklahoma with an emphasis in Intercollegiate Athletic Administration. (2009-12) and was a member of three Big 12 champion Oklahoma squads and both of OU’s teams to make it to the Super Six of the NCAA National Championships. Stone garnered All-American honors twice at OU, first in 2011 on vault and again in 2012 on beam. One of the top vaulters in the nation

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Sport ADministrator | Fourth Season Beginning her fourth season as a sport administrator with the men’s and women’s gymnastics squads is Lindy Roberts. Roberts was promoted to Associate Athletics Director for Event Management in 2011. Her job duties include overseeing all aspects of events management and facilities for all 21 OU sports while also serving as liaison and tournament director for all Big 12 and NCAA Championships hosted by the Sooners.

Roberts received her undergraduate degree in kinesiology from the University of Central Oklahoma in 1999 and earned a graduate degree in education from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2002. A member of the OU Athletics Department since August of 2000, Roberts worked with the women’s basketball team for one season before joining the administrative side of athletics.

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Ted Boehm, m.d.

Team Primary Care Physician Dr. Ted Boehm enters his third 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.

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.

Boehm also works with OU’s football, women’s basketball, 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

David Holden, m.d. Team Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. David Holden, a board certified orthopedic surgeon from the McBride Clinic in Oklahoma City, returns for his 12th 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. Holden occasionally travels with the team to competitions and makes bi-weekly visits to the training facility to medically evaluate studentathletes on the OU squads.

Stacy Lemmert

Sports Nutrition and Dietician Serving in her 13th year as the sports nutritionist and dietician for the Oklahoma women’s gymnastics program is Stacy Lemmert. A graduate of the University of Oklahoma herself, Stacy is a Registered and Licensed Dietician and Director of Athletic Dining Services. Overseeing the operation of Wagner Dining Hall, Lemmert is responsible for the creation of a menu that accommodates special dietary needs for the Oklahoma

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women’s gymnastics squad while catering to the demands of a studentathlete’s busy schedule. The dining facility provides nutritious meals while fulfilling an educational role by introducing residents to a variety of formal and semiformal meals. The menu is designed to meet individual nutritional needs by allowing each person to choose from a variety of options.


Annette Moran Academic Advisor

A four-year letterwinner and team captain her junior and senior years with the OU women’s tennis squad, Annette Moran has worked in the OU Athletics Department since concluding her eligibility in 2004. Earning a bachelor of arts in journalism in May of 2004, Moran accepted a graduate assistant position with Oklahoma Athletics in the academics office.

NCAA/CHAMPS Life Skills Coordinator in the summer of ‘06.

Concluding work on her master’s of education in May 2006, Moran took on the role of Assistant Director of Athletics Academic Affairs and

Other duties include academic advising for OU’s football and women’s tennis teams.

With the position, Moran helps the women’s gymnastics squad focus on five commitments that it is making in the growth and development of its respective student-athletes: academic excellence, athletic excellence, personal development, community service, and career development. Moran also guides the gymnasts in the planning of their class schedules and deciding on a degree program that will suit the needs of the student-athletes.

Ashley Payne Marketing

Entering her second year as the marketing director for women’s gymnastics is Ashley Payne. Payne is responsible for all season marketing and promotional plans, group ticket sales, in-meet operations and entertainment.

Carolina with a bachelor’s degree of Exercise and Sport Science before earning her master’s in Sport and Athletic Administration from Gonzaga University. Payne previously worked as a marketing intern at the University of Alabama, Gonzaga University and the University of North Carolina.

Payne is the primary contact for soccer, softball and men’s and women’s gymnastics. Payne also assists with football and men’s and women’s basketball. The Charlotte, N.C., native graduated from the University of North

Jordan Christiansen Communications

Serving as the sports information director for the OU women’s gymnastics, Jordan Christiansen handles all media requests and manages all content on SoonerSports.com for women’s gymnastics.

Before coming to Norman, Christiansen spent three years working at Brigham Young University with softball and football. The Orem, Utah, native graduated from BYU in 2010 with a degree in communications with an emphasis in public relations. He and his wife, Natalie, have one daughter, Maggie, born December 2012.

In addition, Christiansen works with women’s basketball and football. He is currently working towards a master’s degree in Adult & Higher Education with an emphasis in Intercollegiate Athletic Administration.

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Danny Haynor Event Operations

Kevin McIntyre Lloyd Noble Center

Matt Schaeperkoetter Ticket Office

Greg Tipton

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David Boren

University of Oklahoma President

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 Scholar-Leadership 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 124

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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-of-interest 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 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 9l 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.


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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-inResidence 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 increased from 100 to 560 and the OU donor base has grown from 18,000 to more than 125,000 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 freshman-level 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, who has served as 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.

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Joe Castiglione Director of Athletics The word “renaissance” has often been used to describe the University of Oklahoma since the arrival of David L. Boren as its 13th president. It’s no coincidence then that the same term could be used to describe the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and its leader, Joe Castiglione. Just as Boren has transformed the university community that the department is an integral part of, Castiglione, with the support of Boren and OU’s Board of Regents, has done the same thing with the athletics department, easily one of the most recognized representatives of the state’s flagship for higher education. A department with a long tradition of excellence, there are some who would argue that the past 14 years represent the best of the best. With seven national championships and 44 conference titles produced in his tenure, it would be hard to dispute that. A place where competitive dreams come true and academic goals are the expectations, not the exceptions, has been created at OU. Through his leadership and the support of the University’s administration, there is a department-wide commitment, involving student-athletes, coaches and staff, to that standard. The 11th director of athletics at OU, Castiglione arrived on the Sooner campus in 1998 and what he found was nothing like what you would see today. He made some big changes, some big and, in the process, created a team of administrators, coaches and support staff who have built a climate that pursues ambitious, if not, lofty goals, high standards and a commitment to ethical behavior that is second to none. 126

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The emphasis has been and will always be on OU’s nearly 600 student-athletes who have flourished in the atmosphere, creating new levels of excellence in competition and in the classroom only to raise the bar in succeeding years. Their performances enhance the belief shared by Castiglione, the department’s staff and the university family that the best is yet to come. Proof of the overall excellence of the program can be demonstrated by the annual Learfield Director’s Cup rankings. The Sooners broke into the top 10 for the first time in school history at the conclusion of the 2010-11 academic year. That performance came after the department finished in the top 30 in 10 of the previous 12 years, a sustained pattern of excellence not seen before in the history of one of the nation’s premier intercollegiate athletics departments. For Castiglione, though, it’s not just about the championships and trophies. The victories that he celebrates with his Sooners include graduation rates that continue to climb, record-setting grade point averages and academic honors. The true measure of achievement for Castiglione and, by extension, the department’s coaches and staff, is measured in the success of the student-athletes in relation to the department’s mission statement “Inspiring champions today … Preparing leaders for tomorrow” Since arriving at OU in 1998 after an outstanding administrative career at Missouri, Castiglione has insisted that daily and long-term decisions be made in a financially responsible manner. The result of that commitment has helped the department close

the books in the black in each of the last 13 years, making it one of the few Division I programs which remain totally self-sustaining. His understanding of how the department fits into the University’s academic mission led to a decision in June 2009 to increase the direct support provided by the department on an annual basis to $4 million dollars. Through direct and indirect support, OU Athletics, under Castiglione’s leadership, provides more than $7 million annually to OU’s Academics Budget. Facility improvement and construction has been carried out at a record pace and Castiglione takes pride to point out that those improvements have all been paid for with private money. Castiglione is quick to give full credit to the studentathletes and coaches, the staff, OU President David L. Boren, the OU Board of Regents, the donors and the fans for the success experienced during his tenure. It was that commitment to a team approach emphasis that was one of the many qualities that that the search committee recognized when they recommended Castiglione to university administration in 1998. In recognition of the performance of OU’s teams on the field and in the classroom, of the fiscal stability created during his tenure, the dramatic increases in donor giving, facility construction and renovations, and the cutting-edge programs that the department has begun during his tenure, Castiglione was named National Athletic Director of the Year in May 2009 by the Sports Business Journal. That award was one of several earned by Castiglione and the department. The 2007 PRISM


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Award winner, presented by the School of Sports Management at the University of Massachusetts, OU was just the second Division I winner and all of the programs recognized by the selection panel were started under Castiglione’s leadership with the full support of university administration. His peers have honored him for the department’s achievements as well. 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 achievement that may bring him the most pride, though, came in May 2007 when he completed a master’s of education degree from OU. To understand the need for education and lifelong learning, OU’s student-athletes just have to look at their AD who started and completed his master’s degree while running the department and maintaining his priorities to his family. He quickly put his experience to use as an adjunct professor in the College of Education, teaching graduate classes in Marketing, Development and Leadership in Higher Education. Castiglione was instrumental in the athletics department’s major campaign, Great Expectations: The Campaign For Sooner Sports. The largest fund-raising effort in OU athletics history included

projects that impact 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 grown to more than $330 million since then as funds continue to be raised for facility improvements, including the recently announced $75 million Sooner Student Housing Center, 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. He began his career 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. 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 recently was named to the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee. He chairs the NCAA’s Football Academic Progress Rate (APR) Working Group and is currently serving on the Gatorade Collegiate Advisory Board, the National Football

Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame Board of Directors and the NCAA Bowl Licensing Committee. 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 and is a past member of the NCAA Football Special Events Certification Committee. He recently served on the NCAA Diversity Leadership Strategic Planning Committee and the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Discussion Group. He is currently serving on the NCAA Working Group on Collegiate ModelRules Committee. 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, he was named to the Broward County 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. Castiglione recently served 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. 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 Robert, Jr. and Jonathan Edmund. oklahoma women’s gymnastics

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Administration Joe Castiglione

Larry Naifeh

Michael Alford

Dr. Brandon Martin

Dr. Nicki Moore

Director of Athletics

Execustive Associate AD

Sr. Assoc. AD/Development

Sr. Assoc. AD/Administration

Sr. Assoc. AD/SWA

Kenny Mossman

Luther Lee

Jason D. Leonard

Mike Meade

Lindy Roberts

Sr. Assoc. AD/External Ops.

Associate AD/CFO

Executive Director of Compliance

Associate AD/Academics

Associate AD/Events & Facilities

Greg Tipton

Dusty Clements

Danny Davis

Renata Hays

Brandon Meier

Associate AD/Internal Ops.

Assistant AD/Development

Assistant AD/Events & Faciilities

Assistant AD/Licensing

Assistant AD/Broadcast Ops.

Pete Moris

Charlie Taylor

McK Williams

Merv Johnson

Joe Washington

Assistant AD/Communications

Assistant AD/Marketing

Assistant AD/Ticket Ops.

Special Assistant to the AD

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Mark Cody

Leeanne crain

Veronique Drouin-Luttrell

Women’s Basketball

Wrestling

Rowing

Women’s Golf

Patty Gasso

Sunny Golloway

Ryan Hybl

K.J. Kindler

Softball

Baseball

Men’s Golf

Women’s Gymnastics

Lon Kruger

David Mullins

Matt Potter

Santiago Restrepo

Men’s Basketball

Women’s Tennis

Soccer

Volleyball

John Roddick

Martin Smith

Bob Stoops

Mark Williams

Men’s Tennis

Cross Country/Track & Field

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Conference Champions UNDER ZIERT (1) Mary Jane Ousley (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1983

UNDER SWITZER (41) Mary Jane Ousley (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Amy Priest (AA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Amy Priest (VT, UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tatiana Figuiredo (VT, AA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mary Jean Mylott (FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dayna Rose (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tatiana Figuiredo (VT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kelly Garrison (AA, VT, UB, BB, FX) . . . . . . . . . Kelly Garrison (AA, VT, UB, BB, FX) . . . . . . . . . Cassie Frey (VT, FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Monica Fields (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tricia Bonomo (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Monica Fields (VT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jessica Frey (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tina Gamboa (VT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linda Haverly (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shanna Kennedy (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tracey Cole (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shannon Gilbreath (VT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Melissa Griffith (FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Amy Smith (VT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tracey Cole (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Melissa Griffith (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chelle Stack (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Melissa Griffith (FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Teresa McGrath (VT, BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Amber McCracken (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Amber McCracken (UB, FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1984 1984 1985 1986 1986 1986 1987 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1991 1991 1992 1992 1992 1993 1993 1994 1994 1995 1995 1995 1996 1997 1999 2000

UNDER NUNNO (8) Kasie Tamayo (FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Erin LaBarr (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ashley Cooney (VT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kasie Tamayo (AA, UB, FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brittney Koncak-Schumann (AA) . . . . . . . . . . . Stephanie LoPiccolo (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2002 2003 2004 2004 2006 2006

UNDER KINDLER (22) Brittney Koncak-Schumann (FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . Haley DeProspero (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kiara Redmond (VT, FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hollie Vise (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Megan Ferguson (UB, BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Haley DeProspero (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ashley Jackson (UB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jackie Flanery (VT, FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brie Olson (VT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Natalie Ratcliff (VT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hollie Vise (BB, UB, FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Megan Ferguson (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Natasha Kelley (BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kayla Nowak (FX) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Megan Ferguson (UB, BB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brie Olson (AA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2007 2008 2008 2008 2009 2009 2009 2010 2010 2010 2010 2011 2011 2011 2012 2012

PAUL ZIERT (1981-1983) OU’s FIrst coach led the Sooners to Two NCAA Regionals. Year Record 1981 . . . . 4-7 . . . . . . . . . . . 1982 . . . . 14-10 . . . . . . . . . 1983 . . . . 13-7 . . . . . . . . . .

Conferece Finish Postseason Finish Fifth (Big Eight) . . . . . . . . . . . . None Fourth (Big Eight) . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Regionals (3rd) Second (Big Eight) . . . . . . . . NCAA Regionals (5th)

► Ziert’s Record: 31-24 (.564)

BECKY SWITZER (1984-2001) The 2001 Big 12 Coach of the Year Guided OU’s first five conference titles. Year Record 1984 . . . . 14-6 . . . . . . . . . . 1985 . . . . 17-12 . . . . . . . . . 1986 . . . . 18-5 . . . . . . . . . . 1987 . . . . 15-14 . . . . . . . . . 1988 . . . . 10-13 . . . . . . . . . 1989 . . . . 26-15-1 . . . . . . . 1990 . . . . 13-14-1 . . . . . . . 1991 . . . . 15-9 . . . . . . . . . . 1992 . . . . 13-12 . . . . . . . . . 1993 . . . . 15-11 . . . . . . . . . 1994 . . . . 16-10 . . . . . . . . . 1995 . . . . 14-11 . . . . . . . . . 1996 . . . . 13-8 . . . . . . . . . . 1997 . . . . 11-7 . . . . . . . . . . 1998 . . . . 13-11 . . . . . . . . . 1999 . . . . 18-9 . . . . . . . . . . 2000 . . . . 12-9 . . . . . . . . . . 2001 . . . . 21-11 . . . . . . . . .

Conference Finish Postseason Finish First (Big Eight) . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Regionals (5th) First (Big Eight) . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Nationals (10th) First (Big Eight) . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Regionals (4th) Second (Big Eight) . . . . . . . . NCAA Regionals (5th) Second (Big Eight) . . . . . . . . NCAA Regionals (6th) Second (Big Eight) . . . . . . . . NCAA Nationals (9th) Second (Big Eight) . . . . . . . . NCAA Regionals (4th) First (Big Eight) . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Regionals (7th) Third (Big Eight) . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Regionals (7th) First (Big Eight) . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Regionals (6th) Second (Big Eight) . . . . . . . . NCAA Regionals (6th), NIT (1st) Second (Big Eight) . . . . . . . . NCAA Regionals (7th), NIT (2nd) Third (Big 12) . . . . . . . . . . . . None Second (Big 12) . . . . . . . . . . None Third (Big 12) . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Regionals (6th) Third (Big 12) . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Regionals (4th) Third (Big 12) . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Regionals (6th) Third (Big 12) . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Nationals (10th)*

► Switzer’s Record: 287-187-2 (.605) * Co-Head Coach with Steve Nunno

STEVE NUNNO (2001-2006) Nunno’s squads made four NCAA Championships during his six years. Year . . . . Record . . . . . . Conference Finish . . . . . . Postseason Finish 2001 . . . . 21-11 . . . . . . . . . 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 . . . . 19-20 . . . . . . . . . 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: 107-82 (.566) * Co-Head Coach with Becky Switzer

K.J. KINDLER (2007-Present) OU’s winning percentage leader has Four Big 12 titles and Two Super Six Finishes. Year Record 2007 . . . . 22-11-1 . . . . . . . 2008 . . . . 24-8-1 . . . . . . . . 2009 . . . . 19-14 . . . . . . . . . 2010 . . . . 29-3 . . . . . . . . . . 2011 . . . . 30-3 . . . . . . . . . . 2012 . . . . 26-6 . . . . . . . . . .

Conference Finish Postseason Finish 2nd (Big 12) . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Nationals (8th) 1st (Big 12) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Nationals (8th) 1st (Big 12) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Nationals (10th) 1st (Big 12) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Super Six (2nd) 2nd (Big 12) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Super Six (3rd) 1st (Big 12) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Nationals (7th)

► Kindler’s Record: 150-45-2 (.761)

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All-Time Results Paul Ziert

Becky Switzer

1981-1983

1984-2001

1981 (4-7)

1984 (14-6)

OU 120.90 110.05 120.10 111.70

175.35 171.95 176.25 174.10 173.80 180.55 180.20 180.40 181.35 179.05

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 098.50 Central Arkansas 098.50 Big Eight Championship Oklahoma State 144.20 Missouri 137.55 Nebraska 136.50 Iowa State 128.55

1982 (14-10) 129.00 129.45 137.35 128.55 136.75 137.30 138.10 138.25

Illinois-Chicago Indiana State Iowa Missouri Minnesota Illinois Jacksonville State Oral Roberts Denver Nebraska Oklahoma State Emporia State Iowa State Southwest Texas Big Eight Championship Nebraska Missouri Oklahoma State Iowa State

134.75 129.85 126.55 137.30 128.60 128.10 124.60 142.30 137.25 140.60 137.70 172. 85 129.75 135.10 143.90 141.50 141.45 125.60

NCAA Regional: 3rd/6

1983 (13-7) 173.65 172.50 174.15 177.70 173.00 178.85 176.80 179.15 178.15 177.20

Iowa State Oklahoma State Arizona State New Mexico Denver Southwest Texas Nebraska Iowa State Oklahoma State Washburn Oklahoma State Big Eight Championship Nebraska Missouri Oklahoma State Iowa State

NCAA Regional: 5th/6

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169.70 171.20 184.10 174.60 170.20 163.90 177.00 167.45 178.15 136.50 177.35 180.30 176.05 175.10 169.20

Denver Texas Woman’s Iowa State Missouri Texas Woman’s Nebraska Oklahoma State Southern Illinois Texas Woman’s Nebraska Arizona State New Mexico Oklahoma State Southwest Texas Big Eight Championship Nebraska Missouri Oklahoma State Iowa State

184.60 182.15 181.15 169.85 142.50 167.40 174.45 156.50 173.10 177.55 166.80 160.95 179.50 184.20 184.20 176.95 173.05 176.70 176.25 174.35 168.55

NCAA Regional: 5th/6

1985 (17-12) 179.65 176.60 181.60 180.55 183.35 182.50 185.30 183.95

Texas Woman’s Southeast Missouri Denver Montana State Texas Woman’s Stanford Oklahoma State Missouri Iowa State Oklahoma State Southwestern TWU New Mexico Big Eight Championship Nebraska Missouri Oklahoma State Iowa State

160.70 170.80 170.75 121.45 122.20 174.55 175.25 180.75 172.15 177.05 172.10 170.15 180.50 182.95 181.10 180.35 169.45

NCAA Regional: 4th/6 | NCAA Nationals: 10th/12

1986 (18-5) 182.35 178.25 178.15 177.45 181.25 181.25 184.20

Denver Houston Baptist New Mexico Iowa State Arizona Brigham Young Utah State Denver Southern California Arizona State Missouri TWU Oklahoma State

175.75 129.45 172.10 166.60 183.55 177.35 176.85 175.10 149.10 184.25 175.75 161.25 181.60

Oklahoma State Utah State Big Eight Championship Oklahoma State Nebraska Missouri Iowa State

180.85 182.55 180.45 179.95 178.35 082.50

NCAA Regional: 4th/6

1987 (15-14) 180.85 184.45 182.70 182.20 182.55 183.45 185.80 179.60 188.15 187.30 91.55 189.20 185.40

Texas Woman’s Cornell Arizona State New Mexico Arizona State Nebraska Georgia Georgia Alabama Minnesota Nebraska Missouri Illinois State Houston Baptist Utah Alabama UCLA Missouri Iowa TWU Michigan Western Michigan Ball State Big Eight Championship Nebraska Missouri Iowa State

167.90 165.80 181.50 177.50 185.10 184.90 185.00 188.20 186.85 180.45 187.40 180.40 175.00 178.35 190.95 187.35 186.10 190.70 188.90 187.80 193.30 186.10 185.00 185.45 181.25 173.25

NCAA Regional: 5th/7

1988 (10-13) 184.65 182.50 184.70 185.15 186.15 183.10 186.00 185.90 186.15 186.90

Utah Arizona State Arizona Wisconsin Georgia Nebraska TWU Air Force Utah Arizona State TWU Penn State Houston Baptist Big Eight Championship Nebraska Missouri Iowa State

NCAA Regional: 6th/7

187.00 185.95 185.65 178.80 186.50 186.10 169.00 138.75 189.90 186.00 176.60 184.20 183.80 188.35 183.40 178.20


1989 (26-15-1) OU 187.70 188.45 185.40 190.70 185.55 187.45 191.30 187.35 185.90 183.15 190.25 188.85 190.90

Opponent Opponent Score Arizona State 186.85 Denver 182.50 Illinois 186.40 Iowa State 181.25 Alabama 188.25 Minnesota 182.60 Utah 190.55 Nebraska 189.50 Missouri 180.15 Florida 192.30 Minnesota 185.60 Michigan State 185.30 West Virginia 183.10 Maryland 182.25 TWU 183.40 Utah 191.00 Stanford 181.90 New Mexico 180.25 Alabama 192.00 Missouri 182.25 Iowa State 184.05 Illinois 186.60 Houston Baptist 187.05 Denver 186.15 Big Eight Championship Nebraska 194.25 Missouri 186.50 Iowa State 185.65

NCAA Regional: T3rd/4 | NCAA Nationals: 9th/12

1990 (13-14-1) 182.00 186.60 189.90 187.00 190.90 187.60 188.78 186.45 185.10 190.35 188.95 187.90

Alabama Auburn Iowa State Nebraska Texas Woman’s Utah Maryland Nebraska Missouri Florida Arizona State Denver South Utah Fort Hayes North Carolina Utah West Virginia Alabama Denver Iowa Big Eight Championship Nebraska Missouri Iowa State

NCAA Regional: 4th/7

1991 (15-9) 183.95 187.90 185.30 188.95 185.90 189.95

Washington Iowa State Penn State Indiana Univ.-Pa. Arizona TWU Nebraska Alabama Missouri

190.00 183.30 180.55 192.05 178.15 191.90 182.10 192.30 189.45 188.15 186.55 189.00 178.95 177.85 174.80 193.10 185.55 192.55 186.35 187.85 191.05 187.90 186.30

191.00 190.05 190.00 192.25 194.05 191.15

TWU Denver Washington Denver Iowa New Mexico Big Eight Championship Nebraska Missouri Iowa State

184.15 186.55 187.40 190.10 188.75 173.30 189.90 189.25 186.45

NCAA Regional: 7th/7

1992 (13-12) 188.10 187.50 188.85 186.40 187.00 190.45 188.45 190.80 191.80 198.75

Iowa State Washington Nebraska Utah State Utah Brigham Young Denver Southern Utah Missouri Iowa State Iowa Minnesota Ball State Texas Woman’s Denver Utah State

185.65 186.90 167.95 190.50 195.80 192.25 187.15 188.60 188.50 184.30 190.60 187.10 185.25 184.05 180.10 191.55

190.35 188.95 187.90

Alabama Denver Iowa Big Eight Championship Nebraska Missouri Iowa State

192.55 186.35 187.85 191.05 187.90 186.30

NCAA Regional: 4th/7

1993 (15-11) 184.10 189.75 192.00 188.70 188.30 188.00 191.55 189.20 194.45

Nebraska Denver Washington UC-Davis Seattle Pacific Michigan Centenary Denver Michigan Alaska-Anchorage Texas Woman’s Missouri Iowa Texas Woman’s Michigan Western Michigan Ball State Big Eight Championship Nebraska Iowa State Missouri

184.55 187.10 NCAA Regional: 6th/7 186.15 179.45 187.95 181.15 185.40 193.25 188.45

188.00 182.85 192.20 185.40 182.20 191.65 186.50 181.85 192.35 176.05 188.15 190.70 188.90 187.80 193.30 186.10 185.00

1994 (16-10) 184.35 189.90 191.03 189.30 188.78 192.00 188.43 192.43 193.275

Denver Utah State Air Force Nebraska TWU Air Force Southeast Missouri St. Western Michigan Illinois-Chicago Eastern Michigan TWU Missouri Centenary Iowa Northern Illinois Southeast Missouri St. Denver Big Eight Championship Nebraska Missouri Iowa State

184.18 188.68 181.03 192.05 186.03 181.03 188.38 188.45 188.15 185.68 189.23 192.03 184.95 187.23 171.15 187.88 182.53 193.60 192.10 189.95

NCAA Regional: 6th/7 NIT: 1st (Not counted towards final team record)

1995 (14-11) 185.75 191.55 188.675 193.275 191.575 193.425 192.575 193.00 193.625 192.85

Denver Air Force TWU Nebraska TWU Iowa State Iowa Minnesota Missouri TWU LSU West Virginia Centenary Iowa Centenary TWU Big Eight Championship Nebraska Iowa State Missouri

185.95 180.475 184.35 191.225 189.90 192.05 190.95 190.80 188.10 187.075 196.30 191.75 187.70 185.875 188.25 189.175 194.45 191.20 190.875

NCAA Regional: 7th/7 NIT: 2nd (Not counted towards final team record)

193.30 190.30 193.05

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1996 (13-8)

1999 (18-9)

OU 192.35 186.425 189.775 189.05 191.60 191.80 91.375 193.35 192.40 192.425

191.175 193.950 191.350 194.675 195.100 193.075 194.850 194.275 193.325 193.425 194.625 195.875 194.950 193.225

Opponent Opponent Score Auburn 191.45 Centenary 189.10 TWU 184.375 Denver 190.05 California 188.50 Air Force 182.35 Nebraska 193.875 TWU 185.60 Denver 188.775 SEMO 191.125 Denver 188.30 Iowa State 191.525 Texas Woman’s 189.475 Missouri 192.20 Iowa 193.675 Iowa 190.65 Northern Illinois 189.075 Centenary 189.425 Big Eight Championship Nebraska 195.05 Iowa State 194.15 Missouri 187.55

1997 (9-6) 191.225 191.350 187.850 189.375 189.550 190.750 194.600 191.075 192.425 196.075

LSU Denver Centenary at Nebraska at Texas Woman’s at Auburn at Iowa State Missouri at Centenary Air Force Centenary TWU Big 12 Championship Nebraska Iowa State Missouri

191.075 193.100 186.150 195.250 190.375 193.850 195.600 189.000 186.400 188.100 186.400 191.975 196.200 195.475 192.175

1998 (13-11) 185.225 189.650 190.150 192.225 195.400 192.225 193.950 193.500

at Maui Invitational Arizona State Nebraska Iowa at Denver Centenary Air Force Centenary Iowa State at Boise State TWU at Big 12 Championship Nebraska Iowa State Missouri

NCAA Regional: 6th/7

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190.10 189.325 184.975 193.050 174.025 184.150 176.550 192.300 194.450 191.750 196.550 195.80 191.925

Centenary at Texas Woman’s at Rocky Mountain Open Denver Brigham Young TWU Air Force Denver Illinois-Chicago TWU Nebraska Boise State Iowa State Missouri Southern Utah at Denver Classic Denver Air Force Centenary Arizona TWU at Big 12 Championship Nebraska Iowa State Missouri at NCAA Midwest Regional Michigan Nebraska Arizona Illinois Illinois-Chicago

192.225 190.125 187.525 186.375 193.350 188.875 188.200 194.450 192.575 192.300 192.150 191.425 196.100 190.075 185.700 195.575 191.950 196.750 195.650 194.550 196.750 196.325 193.625 193.100 192.400

NCAA Regional: 4th/6

2000 (12-9) 191.425 193.300 194.800 195.800 195.800 197.225 196.500 195.000 193.625 195.225 195.550 193.000 195.975

Texas Woman’s Illinois-Chicago TWU Nebraska TWU Illinois-Chicago Louisiana State Air Force Iowa State Centenary Missouri Southern Utah Ohio State Big 12 Championships Iowa State Nebraska Missouri NCAA Regionals UCLA Oregon State Stanford Washington Boise State

NCAA Regional: 6th/6

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180.475 185.450

181.150 191.000 188.150 195.400 193.275 192.400 195.775 190.125 195.600 188.750 193.900 192.725 195.35 196.775 196.750 194.375 197.025 196.175

195.250 193.650

2001-2006

2001 (21-11) 194.025 194.025 195.300 196.225 194.300 192.600 195.250 194.275 195.075 196.900 195.225 196.700 194.925 193.875

at TWU at San Jose State Arizona California at California Arizona Utah State at TWU Wisconsin-Eau Claire at Nebraska at Florida at Iowa State Minnesota Missouri at Corvette Cup Missouri TWU Bowling Green Ohio State TWU Big 12 Championship Nebraska Iowa State Missouri NCAA Regional Nebraska Arizona Penn State Washington Illinois State NCAA Nationals UCLA Georgia Michigan Alabama Nebraska Utah Florida Stanford Arizona State Oregon State Denver

189.300 191.975 190.775 194.400 195.175 190.775 194.450 191.600 173.450 196.025 195.950 196.150M 195.025 181.75 193.075 191.350 194.825 195.250 194.100 197.650 197.050 193.675 196.200 194.825 194.775 194.450 191.725 197.575 197.400 197.275 196.550 196.025 196.025 195.825 195.400 194.775 193.775 193.625

NCAA Regional: 2nd/6 | NCAA Nationals: 10th/12

2002 (16-6) 194.425 196.475 196.925 196.350 195.475 194.575 196.500 197.000 196.700 196.475 196.125 196.675

at Maui Invitational Arizona Michigan Sacramento State Ohio State at Texas Woman’s Southern Utah at Georgia Florida Boise State at Missouri Centenary Iowa State Arizona TWU Big 12 Championship Nebraska Iowa State Missouri NCAA Regional

194.600 193.625 187.400 193.000 191.775 191.800 196.850 193.925 193.000 193.725 189.225 196.000 196.000 193.000 196.725 196.650 195.475


197.100

Utah Oregon State Washington Boise State Southern Utah

196.800 194.775 194.550 193.350

NCAA Regional: 3rd/6

2003 (15-11) 193.275 194.475 195.950 195.750 195.800 196.600 195.350 196.950 197.525 197.725 197.475 197.275 197.025 196.300

Super Six Challenge Georgia Nebraska Florida Alabama Penn State TWU Boise State Utah State at Nebraska Penn State Iowa Missouri Iowa State TWU Centenary Arizona UCLA at Stanford Big 12 Championship Nebraska Missouri Iowa State NCAA Regional Alabama Auburn Central Michigan Michigan State Kent State

197.325 196.700 196.575 196.000 194.375 190.175 191.475 192.875 197.175 195.450 194.725 194.150 196.150 189.650 189.850 197.375 196.725 197.725 197.500 196.700 195.700 197.550 196.350 196.350 194.575 193.950

NCAA Regional: 4th/6

2004 (19-20) 195.150 195.275 197.150 197.300 195.675 196.350 196.225 196.275 197.100 196.650 196.375 196.175 196.950 197.100

Washington Iowa TWU Alabama Florida Georgia Denver Oregon State Air Force TWU Southern Utah Air Force Iowa State Nebraska Georgia Stanford Southern Utah Missouri TWU Penn State Big 12 Championship Iowa State Missouri Nebraska NCAA Regional Alabama Oregon State Boise State California

196.450 195.350 189.175 196.725 195.950 195.550 193.600 193.775 188.650 192.200 193.025 187.275 196.775 196.600 196.900 196.175 196.175 197.000 193.325 195.775 196.925 196.425 196.175 196.900 196.850 195.275 195.175

195.750

Cal-State Fullerton NCAA Nationals UCLA Georgia Alabama Stanford Florida Utah LSU Michigan Arizona State Nebraska Iowa

193.000 198.125 197.200 197.125 197.125 196.800 195.775 196.650 196.500 196.325 196.150 194.775

NCAA Regional: 1st/6 | NCAA Nationals: 11th/12

2005 (19-17) 195.900 193.600 194.800 195.900 195.725 196.700 195.000 196.500 195.050 196.325 195.750 196.025 195.500 195.500 194.425

Cancun Gymnastics Classic Brigham Young George Washington Gustavus Adolphus at TWU Kent State at Ohio State Illinois State at Nebraska Georgia at Auburn Missouri TWU Centenary at Iowa State TWU LSU Southern Utah Big 12 Championship Nebraska Iowa State Missouri NCAA Regional LSU New Hampshire Arkansas Pittsburgh Rutgers NCAA Nationals Georgia Alabama Utah UCLA Michigan Nebraska Florida Iowa State LSU Penn State Brigham Young

194.325 191.625 175.800 188.650 188.475 194.775 188.625 196.775 196.300 191.900 193.925 191.350 192.075 196.250 191.425 197.850 195.925 196.650 196.000 194.875 197.125 194.700 193.950 193.100 191.350 197.825 197.400 197.275 197.150 196.575 196.425 196.225 195.975 195.800 194.975 194.625

NCAA Regional: 2nd/6 | NCAA Nationals: 12th/12

2006 (17-17) 193.325 195.925 195.900 196.000 196.050 195.950

at Cancun Classic Georgia Stanford Denver Arizona Southern Utah at TWU Air Force Nebraska Iowa State at Georgia

195.700 194.850 193.850 192.925 190.050 191.250 176.925 196.850 196.275 197.475

196.100 196.950 197.050 196.000 196.575 195.350 196.375 195.525

at Missouri at LSU TWU Centenary at Kent State Big 12 Championship Iowa State Nebraska Missouri NCAA Central Regional LSU Penn State Kentucky Michigan State Ohio State NCAA Nationals Georgia Utah Alabama Florida Nebraska Iowa State Michigan LSU Arizona State Oregon State Arkansas

196.000 196.575 191.275 188.425 193.900 196.425 196.275 194.850 195.825 194.400 194.075 193.575 193.000 197.750 196.800 196.725 196.275 196.175 194.725 196.000 195.650 195.575 195.150 194.375

NCAA Regional: 1st/6 | NCAA Nationals: 10th/12

K.J. Kindler 2007-PRESENT

2007 (22-11-1) 194.500 196.125 195.600 195.075 196.400 196.250 196.725 196.725 196.175 195.475 197.175 195.325 195.925 196.250

at Alabama Missouri Central Michigan at TWU Centenary George Washington at Nebraska at Arizona State California at Iowa State at Iowa Texas Woman’s at Stanford Iowa Pittsburgh Big 12 Championship Nebraska Missouri Iowa State NCAA Regional Alabama Iowa State Michigan State Ohio State Kentucky NCAA Nationals Georgia Utah Florida UCLA Stanford Nebraska LSU Alabama Denver Michigan Oregon State

195.700 193.825 191.025 191.275 187.950 189.500 195.050 196.275 190.900 194.425 194.525 194.245 196.475 193.825 194.075 196.475 194.450 193.975 196.700 195.925 194.800 194.650 194.025 197.850 197.250 197.225 196.925 196.825 195.975 196.275 196.125 195.575 195.100 195.100

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NCAA Regional: T2nd/6 (OU advanced on tiebreaker) NCAA Nationals: 8th/12

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

Opponent Opponent Score at Cancun Classic Iowa 192.875 Western Virginia 192.125 UW-Whitewater 181.550 at Central Michigan 188.600 at Texas Woman’s 192.800 at West Virginia 192.700 Nebraska 194.050 at Denver 195.700 Iowa State 193.675 at Missouri 195.750 Texas Woman’s 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 Louisiana State 196.350 Alabama 196.125 UCLA 196.725 Michigan 196.075 Arkansas 195.825 Oregon State 195.475 Denver 194.200

NCAA Regional: 2nd/6 | NCAA Nationals: 8th/12

2009 (19-14) 195.075 197.175 195.625 196.500 196.000 196.025 196.375 196.800 196.125 196.525 196.125 196.600 195.825

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at Florida at TWU Arkansas Minnesota at Nebraska at Denver Brown Missouri West Virginia at Iowa State TWU Illinois State at Alabama North Carolina Big 12 Championship Iowa State Missouri Nebraska NCAA Northeast Regional Alabama Missouri Central Michigan New Hampshire Maryland NCAA Nationals

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196.500 189.600 196.900 195.675 196.175 194.825 185.950 196.225 195.250 195.525 191.300 191.750 196.725 193.225 195.775 195.925 196.075 197.000 196.000 194.925 193.650 192.800

Georgia Alabama Utah Florida Arkansas Louisiana State UCLA Stanford Penn State Oregon State Illinois

197.825 197.825 197.425 196.725 196.475 196.375 196.625 196.225 196.100 195.350 195.050

NCAA Regional: 2nd/6 | NCAA Nationals: 10th/12

2010 (29-3) 196.250 196.300 196.650 196.100 196.825 197.250 197.050 196.825 197.950 196.900 197.475 197.175 197.250 196.550 197.250

Florida at Auburn at Illinois N.C. State TWU Alaska-Anchorage Nebraska TWU Iowa State at Missouri at Michigan State Alabama Washington at Arkansas Big 12 Championship Nebraska Missouri Iowa State NCAA Regional LSU Penn State New Hampshire Ohio State Maryland NCAA Nationals UCLA Utah Nebraska Oregon State LSU NCAA Super Six UCLA Alabama Stanford Florida Utah

195.275 195.325 194.425 194.875 191.225 188.900 196.225 192.575 196.225 195.500 194.125 197.275 195.800 196.100 196.625 195.900 194.850 196.400 196.050 194.800 193.875 193.750 196.875 196.625 196.175 196.050 196.025 197.725 197.225 197.100 197.000 196.225

NCAA Regional: 1st/6 | NCAA Nationals: 2nd/12

2011 (30-3) 195.475 196.175 195.300 196.175 196.175 196.300 197.225 196.425 196.650 197.025 196.875 196.775

Arkansas at NC State Oregon State Denver Centenary at TWU at Washington at Nebraska at Iowa State Missouri at Michigan Ohio State Illinois TWU Michigan State Big 12 Championship Nebraska

195.075 195.150 194.650 194.300 187.625 193.050 195.100 195.800 195.375 195.225 196.275 196.100 195.400 193.425 194.800 196.775

197.350 196.775 197.250

Iowa State Missouri NCAA Norman Regional Utah Washington North Carolina New Hampshire Missouri NCAA Semifinal Michigan UCLA Arkansas Georgia Illinois NCAA Super Six Alabama UCLA Nebraska Utah Michigan

195.150 194.975 196.475 195.300 195.225 194.500 194.175 196.700 196.500 195.450 195.450 195.100 197.650 197.375 196.775 196.500 196.425

NCAA Regional: 1st/6 | NCAA Nationals: 3rd/12

2012 (26-6) 195.875 195.925 196.475 196.475 197.425 197.200 197.400 197.225 197.300 196.475 196.825 197.475 197.025 196.925

Kentucky Bowling Green Wisconsin-Oshkosh at Oregon State North Carolina State Nebraska Minnesota Centenary at Arkansas Iowa State Southeast Missouri State at Missouri Michigan TWU Alabama UCLA at Ohio State Big 12 Championship Iowa State Missouri NCAA Champaign Regional Stanford Illinois Denver Kentucky Illinois-Chicago NCAA Nationals UCLA Utah Stanford Nebraska LSU

NCAA Regional: 1st/6 | NCAA Nationals: 7th

194.235 188.150 174.725 196.525 194.075 196.750 194.625 188.600 196.175 195.175 189.600 196.375 196.300 194.650 197.150 197.525 196.700 196.025 196.025 196.675 195.725 194.875 194.750 194.150 197.400 197.200 197.150 196.625 196.550


57 All-Americans

Amy Priest

Cassie Frey

Kelly Garrison

Erin Labarr

Kasie Tamayo

1985 (Vault)

1987 (Bars, All-Around) 1988 (Vault, Bars)

1987 (Bars, All-Around) 1988 (VT, UB, BB, FX, AA)

2004 (Bars, All-Around) 2005 (Bars)

2004 (Beam, All-Around)

Tiffany Willin 2004 (Vault)

Stephanie LoPiccolo Brittney Koncak 2006 (Bars)

Kiara Redmond

Megan Ferguson

2006 (Floor, All-Around) 2007 (Vault)

2006 (Floor, All-Around) 2007 (VT, FX, AA) 2008 (VT, BB, FX, AA)

2009 (Beam), 2010 (Bars) 2011 (Bars, Beam, Floor) 2012 (Beam, Floor)

Jackie Flanery

Kristin Smith

Hollie Vise

Natasha Kelley

Madison Mooring

2010 (Floor)

2010 (Beam, Floor)

2010 (Bars, Beam, Floor)

2011 (Bars, Beam)

2011 (Vault, Beam)

Kayla Nowak

Brie Olson

Sara Stone

Erica Brewer

2011 (Bars, Beam)

2011 (Bars) 2012 (Bars, All-Around)

2011 (Vault) 2012 (Beam)

2012 (Bars, All-Around)

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NCAA History

Four-Time National Champion Kelly Garrison

NCAA National Champions

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.

1987 1988

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.

NCAA National Champions 1994

Kelly Garrison Kelly Garrison

Amy Smith

All-Around AA, UB, BB

Vault, Floor

Garrison’s Career

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.

• 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 • Academic All-Big Eight honoree

2010 and 2011 Super Six

NCAA Nationals Results

In its first appearance in the Super Six Team Finals, the fourth-seeded Oklahoma women’s gymnastics squad placed second at the 2010 NCAA Championships, marking the best finish ever by a Big 12 squad and closing the year with a 33-5 record.

YeAR 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2001 1989 1985

Finish 7th 3rd 2nd 10th 8th 8th 10th 12th 11th 10th 9th 10th

Head Coach K.J. Kindler K.J. Kindler K.J. Kindler K.J. Kindler K.J. Kindler K.J. Kindler Steve Nunno Steve Nunno Steve Nunno Switzer/Nunno Becky Switzer Becky Switzer

1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982

7th 6th 6th 7th 7th 4th 3rd (tie) 6th 5th 4th 4th 5th 5th 3rd

Becky Switzer Becky Switzer Becky Switzer Becky Switzer Becky Switzer Becky Switzer Becky Switzer Becky Switzer Becky Switzer Becky Switzer Becky Switzer Becky Switzer Paul Ziert Paul Ziert

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 allaround record (38.85), held by Megan Marsden (Utah) and Elfi Schlegel (Florida), seven times.

The Sooners broke program records with their highest event scores at the championships on bars (49.325), beam (49.200) and floor (49.425), and added a 49.300 on vault en route to a 197.250 team tally.

The Oklahoma women’s gymnastics staff swept the coaching accolades at the 2010 NCAA Championships, as fourth-year head coach K.J. Kindler was named National Coach of the Year, while Lou Ball and Tom Haley shared Assistant Coach of the Year honors. The next season, Oklahoma finished in third place at the 2011 NCAA Championships again with a score of 197.250. Megan Ferguson, a first-team All-American on beam, posted her fourth straight score of 9.9 or higher on the event. Senior Natalie Ratcliff and freshman Taylor Spears both tied their career-highs of 9.9 on beam.

Tradition of excellence

NCAA Regional Finishes

Oklahoma has reached the postseason every year since 1998 and has advanced to the NCAA Championships each season since 2004, including all six years under current head coach K.J. Kindler. The Sooners advanced to the Super Six for the first time in program history in 2010 and took advantage, finishing as national runners-up.

Year 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998

OU reached the Super Six the following year in 2011, taking third and proving that the Sooners are on the national scene to stay.

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Finish 1st 1st 1st 2nd 2nd 2nd (tie) 1st 2nd 1st 4th 3rd 2nd 6th 4th 6th

Head Coach K.J. Kindler K.J. Kindler K.J. Kindler K.J. Kindler K.J. Kindler K.J. Kindler Steve Nunno Steve Nunno Steve Nunno Steve Nunno Steve Nunno Switzer/Nunno Becky Switzer Becky Switzer Becky Switzer


Program Bests Event Total Vault Bars Beam Floor

Score 197.950 49.575 49.550 49.675 49.675

Date Set March 5, 2010 March 2, 2002 March 14, 2003 March 14, 2003 March 7, 2003

Event Score Gymnast, Date Set All-Around 39.700 Kasie Tamayo, 2004 Vault 10.0 Sara Stone, 2010 | Kiara Redmond, 2008 Kiara Redmond, 2007 Leah Mueller, 2002 Amber McCracken, 2000 Bars 10.0 Erin LaBarr, 2005 Allison Landis, 2003 Beam 10.0 Kasie Tamayo, 2002 Kelly Garrison, 1988 Floor 10.0 Patricia Aoki, 2003

Kelly Garrison

L Four-Time National Champion

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Conference Honors 140

Big 12 Champions

2004 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2012 Big Eight Champions

1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1991 | 1993 A total of 72 Sooners have earned individual conference championships, including 22 under current head coach K.J. Kindler over the last six seasons. In 2012, OU took the top spot in three of the five championships, including the program’s first all-around individual title in six years. Kelly Garrison (pictured) won 10 total titles, the most all-time by an OU gymnast. The Olympian did so in just two years, sweeping all four events and the all-around in both 1987 and 1988.

Conference Champions ALL-AROUND

UNEVEN BARS

7 Champions 2012 Brie Olson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39.50 2006 Brittney Koncak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39.425 2004 Kasie Tamayo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39.575 1988 Kelly Garrison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38.85 1987 Kelly Garrison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38.85 1986 Tatiana Figuiredo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . -----1984 Amy Priest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ------

18 Champions 2012 Megan Ferguson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.925 2010 Hollie Vise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.90 2009 Megan Ferguson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.85 2009 Ashley Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.85 2008 Hollie Vise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.90 2006 Stephanie LoPiccolo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.850 2004 Kasie Tamayo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.90 2003 Erin LaBarr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.95 2000 Amber McCracken . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.925 1999 Amber McCracken . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.875 1995 Chelle Stack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.825 1992 Linda Haverly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.75 1992 Shanna Kennedy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.75 1991 Jessica Frey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.75 1988 Kelly Garrison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.80 1987 Kelly Garrison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.85 1986 Dayna Rose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ----1985 Amy Priest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . -----

VAULT 16 Champions 2010 Jackie Flanery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.90 2010 Brie Olson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.90 2010 Natalie Ratcliff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.90 2008 Kiara Redmond . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.95 2004 Ashley Cooney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.95 1997 Teresa McGrath . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.95 1994 Amy Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.90 1993 Shannon Gilbreath . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.90 1992 Tina Gamboa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.65 1991 Monica Fields . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.80 1989 Cassie Frey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.90 1988 Kelly Garrison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.65 1987 Kelly Garrison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.60 1987 Tatiana Figuiredo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.60 1986 Tatiana Figuiredo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ----1985 Amy Priest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . -----

BALANCE BEAM 16 Champions 2012 Megan Ferguson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.95 2011 Megan Ferguson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.925 2011 Natasha Kelley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.925 2010 Hollie Vise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.925 2009 Haley DeProspero . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.85

2009 Megan Ferguson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.85 2008 Haley DeProspero . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.90 1997 Teresa McGrath . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.925 1995 Tracey Cole . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.825 1995 Melissa Griffith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.825 1993 Tracey Cole . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.90 1991 Tricia Bonomo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.80 1990 Monica Fields . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.60 1988 Kelly Garrison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.70 1987 Kelly Garrison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.70 1984 Mary Jane Ousley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ----1983 Mary Jane Ousley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . -----

FLOOR EXERCISE 14 Champions 2011 Kayla Nowak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.90 2010 Jackie Flanery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.90 2010 Hollie Vise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.90 2008 Kiara Redmond . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.90 2007 Brittany Koncak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.90 2004 Kasie Tamayo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.925 2002 Kasie Tamayo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.95 2000 Amber McCracken . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.925 1996 Melissa Griffith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.850 1994 Melissa Griffith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.925 1989 Cassie Frey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.85 1988 Kelly Garrison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.80 1987 Kelly Garrison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.70 1986 Mary Jean Mylott . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . -----

All-Big 12 Selections Year Gymnast EVENT 1997 Michelle Gonzaga . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Floor 1997 Amber McCracken . . . . . . . . . . All-Around, Floor 1997 Teresa McGrath . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vault, Bars 1998 Malia Carr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Floor 1998 Ginger Russell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . All-Around, Floor 1998 Shanna Sanders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bars 1999 Amber McCracken . . . . . All-Around, Vault, Bars 1999 Ginger Russell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Beam, Floor 2000 Leticia Ishii . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Floor 2000 Amber McCracken . . . . . . AA, Vault, Bars, Floor 2000 Ginger Russell . . . . . . . . . . . . . All-Around, Beam 2001 Patricia Aoki . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Floor 2001 Carla DeMartini . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vault 2001 Mariana Goncalves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Floor 2001 Leticia Ishii . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .All-Around, Floor 2001 Kasie Tamayo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . All-Around 2002 Patricia Aoki . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Floor 2002 Mariana Goncalves . . . . AA, Vault, Bars, Floor 2002 Alison Mayberry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Floor 2002 Kasie Tamayo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Floor

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2003 Meredith Fricke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Floor 2003 Erin LaBarr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bars 2004 Ashley Cooney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vault, Floor 2004 Erin LaBarr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Floor 2004 Kasie Tamayo . . . . AA, Vault, Bars, Beam, Floor 2004 Tiffany WIllin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vault 2005 Ashley Cooney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bars 2005 Brittney Koncak-Schumann . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bars 2005 Erin LaBarr . . . . . . . . . . . . . All-Around, Bars, Floor 2006 Brittney Koncak-Schumann . . AA, Vault, BB, FX 2006 Stephanie LoPiccolo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bars 2007 Brittney Koncak-Schumann . . . . . . . . Bars, Floor 2007 Kiara Redmond . . . . . . . . AA, Bars, Beam, Floor 2008 Jackie Flanery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Floor 2008 Ashley Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Floor 2008 Kiara Redmond . . . . . . Vault, Bars, Beam, Floor 2008 Hollie Vise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bars, Beam 2009 Megan Ferguson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bars, Beam 2009 Ashley Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vault 2009 Melanie Root . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Vault

2009 Kristin Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Floor 2009 Sara Stone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vault 2009 Hollie Vise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bars, Beam 2010 Megan Ferguson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bars, Beam 2010 Jackie Flanery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Floor 2010 Natasha Kelley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vault, Bars 2010 Kristin Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Beam, Floor 2010 Sara Stone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vault 2010 Hollie Vise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bars, Beam 2011 Megan Ferguson . . . . . . . . . . Bars, Beam, Floor 2011 Natasha Kelley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bars, Beam 2011 Kayla Nowak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Floor 2011 Taylor Spears . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Beam 2011 Sara Stone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vault, Floor 2012 Megan Ferguson . . . . . . . . . . Bars, Beam, Floor 2012 Brie Olson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vault, Bars 2012 Taylor Spears . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Beam 2012 Sara Stone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vault, Beam, Floor


Hollie Vise

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2010 Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year

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

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

BIG 12 Specialist OF THE YEAR Megan Ferguson, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2012

BIG 12 NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR Natasha Kelley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010

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Academic Awards Academic All-Americans

Academic All-Conference 60 AWARDEES, 121 HONORS

Brittney Koncak-Schumann Haley DeProspero First Team - 2006, 2007

Third Team - 2009

Megan Ferguson Second Team - 2012

Academic All-District 2012 2009 2008 2007 2006

Megan Ferguson Haley DeProspero Haley DeProspero Brittney Koncak-Schumann Brittney Koncak-Schumann

First Team First Team Second Team First Team First Team

NACGC Scholastic All-Americans Name Year(s) Lara Albright . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2012 Rebecca Clark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2012 Natasha Kelley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2011, 2012 Bethany Neubauer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2011, 2012 Kayla Nowak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010, 2011 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

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Conference Year(s) (Team)

Candace Cindell Madison Mooring Hayden Ward Kayla Nowak Megan Ferguson Sara Stone Natasha Kelley Kristin Smith Natalie Ratcliff Hollie Vise Gina Lesko Melanie Root Jackie Flanery Mary Mantle Jessica Kinder Haley DeProspero Ashley Jackson Caitlin Hinkis Lori Winn Kristen Cox Brittney Koncak Tiffany Willin Tara Anderson Katie Hostler Melissa Smith Allison Landis Leah Mueller Patricia Aoki Leiticia Ishii Mariana Goncalves Nicole Tycer Natalie Hunt Malia Carr Tenby Dettman Sara Harper Amber McCracken Teresa McGrath Ginger Russell Shanna Sanders Kelly Semrad Michelle Antinoro Kari Ellis Melissa Griffith Pamela Bell Kristen Evans Leslie Williamson Teresa McGrath Shannon Olson Stacy Schroeder Tanya Christie Melinda Lieberman Tina Gamboa Monica Carroll Jessica Frey Stephanie Casteel Cassie Frey Tatiana Figuiredo Kelly Garrison Brenda Leonard Jennifer Dickey

Big 12 2012 (1st) Big 12 2012 (1st) Big 12 2012 (1st) Big 12 2011 (1st), 2012 (1st) Big 12 2010 (1st), 2011 (1st), 2012 (1st) Big 12 2010 (1st), 2011 (1st), 2012 (1st) Big 12 2010 (2nd), 2011 (1st), 2012 (1st) Big 12 2010 (2nd) Big 12 2009 (1st), 2010 (1st), 2011 (1st) Big 12 2009 (1st), 2010 (1st) Big 12 2009 (1st) Big 12 2009 (2nd) Big 12 2008 (2nd), 2009 (1st), 2010 (1st) Big 12 2008 (2nd), 2010 (1st) Big 12 2008 (1st), 2009 (1st) Big 12 2007 (1st), 2008 (1st), 2009 (1st) Big 12 2007 (2nd), 2008 (1st), 2009 (2nd) Big 12 2007 (1st), 2008 (1st) Big 12 2007 (1st) Big 12 2006 (1st) Big 12 2005 (1st), 2006 (1st), 2007 (1st) Big 12 2005 (1st), 2006 (2nd) Big 12 2004 (1st), 2006 (1st) Big 12 2004 (1st) Big 12 2004 (1st) Big 12 2003 (1st) Big 12 2001 (1st), 2002 (1st), 2003 (1st), 2004 (1st) Big 12 2001 (1st), 2002 (1st), 2003 (1st) Big 12 2000 (1st), 2001 (1st), 2002 (1st) Big 12 1999 (1st), 2000 (1st), 2001 (2nd), 2002 (2nd) Big 12 1998 (1st), 1999 (1st) Big 12 1998 (hm) Big 12 1997 (1st), 1998 (1st) Big 12 1997 (hm) Big 12 1997 (1st) Big 12 1997 (hm) Big 12 1997 (hm) Big 12 1997 (1st), 1998 (1st), 1999 (1st), 2000 (1st) Big 12 1997 (1st), 1998 (1st), 1999 (1st), 2000 (1st) Big 12 1997 (hm) Big 8/12 1996 (1st), 1997 (1st) Big 8 1996 (hm) Big 8 1995 (1st), 1996 (1st) Big 8 1995 (hm), 1996 (hm) Big 8 1995 (hm) Big 8 1995 (hm) Big 8 1994 (1st), 1995 (1st), 1996 (1st) Big 8 1994 (hm). 1995 (1st), 1996 (1st) Big 8 1992 (1st) Big 8 1991 (1st), 1992 (hm) Big 8 1991 (hm) Big 8 1990 (1st), 1991 (1st), 1992 (1st) Big 8 1990 (hm), 1991 (hm), 1992 (hm) Big 8 1990 (1st), 1991 (1st) Big 8 1989 (hm), 1990 (1st), 1991 (1st) Big 8 1987 (1st), 1988 (1st), 1989 (1st) Big 8 1987 (1st), 1989 (1st) Big 8 1987 (1st), 1988 (1st) Big 8 1986 (hm), 1987 (hm) Big 8 1986 (1st)


Series Records Team

Series

Last Meeting

Team

Series

Last Meeting

Air Force . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 14-0 . . . . . . . . OU won 195.900 to 176.925, 2006

Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UM leads 9-6-1 . . . . . . . OU won 197.225 to 196.300, 2012

Alabama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UA leads 22-5 . . . . . . . . OU won 197.300 to 197.150, 2012

Michigan State . . . . . . . . . OU leads 6-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 196.875 to 194.800, 2011

Alaska-Anchorage . . . . . OU leads 2-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 196.100 to 188.900, 2010

Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 10-0 . . . . . . . . OU won 196.475 to 194.625, 2012

Arizona . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 7-5 . . . . . . . . . OU won 193.325 to 192.925, 2006

Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 54-11 . . . . . . OU won 197.475 to 196.025, 2012

Arizona State . . . . . . . . . . ASU leads 11-5 . . . . . . . OU won 195.875 to 193.200, 2008

Montana State . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 176.600 to 121.450, 1985

Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 8-2 . . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.425 to 196.175 2012

Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NU leads 61-27 . . . . . . . OU won 196.925 to 196.625, 2012

Auburn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 4-3 . . . . . . . . . OU won 196.300 to 195.325, 2010

New Hampshire . . . . . . . . OU leads 4-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.350 to 194.500, 2011

Ball State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 2-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 189.200 to 185.000, 1993

New Mexico . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 6-1 . . . . . . . . . OU won 194.050 to 173.300, 1991

Boise State . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 7-1 . . . . . . . . . OU won 195.875 to 194.400, 2008

North Carolina . . . . . . . . . OU leads 3-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.350 to 195.225, 2011

Bowling Green . . . . . . . . . OU leads 2-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 195.875 to 188.150, 2012

North Carolina State . . . OU leads 3-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 196.475 to 194.075, 2012

Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 196.375 to 185.950, 2009

Northern Illinois . . . . . . . . . OU leads 2-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 193.350 to 189.075, 1996

BYU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 5-2 . . . . . . . . . BYU won 194.625 to 194.425, 2005

Ohio State . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 6-2 . . . . . . . . . OU won 196.825 to 196.700, 2012

Cal State Fullerton . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.100 to 193.000, 2004

Oklahoma State . . . . . . . OU leads 13-3 . . . . . . . . OU won 184.600 to 180.850, 1986

California . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 3-2 . . . . . . . . . OU won 196.400 to 190.900, 2007

Oral Roberts . . . . . . . . . . . ORU leads 2-0 . . . . . . . ORU won 142.300 to 137.350, 1982

California-Davis . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 192.000 to 185.400, 1993

Oregon State . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 8-6 . . . . . . . . OSU won 195.525 to 195.925, 2012

Centenary . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 21-1 . . . . . . . . OU won 196.475 to 188.600, 2012

Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 6-4 . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.250 to 196.050, 2010

Central Arkansas . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 120.100 to 98.500, 1981

Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 2-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.175 to 194.075, 2007

Central Oklahoma . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . OU won 120.100 to 98.500, 1981

Rutgers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 195.500 to 191.350, 2005

Central Michigan . . . . . . . OU leads 3-1 . . . . . . . . . OU won 196.600 to 194.925, 2008

Sacramento State . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 194.425 to 187.400, 2002

Cornell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 180.850 to 165.800, 1987

San Jose State . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 194.025 to 191.975, 2001

Denver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 24-8 . . . . . . . . OU won 197.025 to 194.875, 2012

Seattle Pacific . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 192.000 to 182.200, 1993

Emporia State . . . . . . . . . . ESU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . ESU won 172.850 to 136.750, 1982

SE Missouri State . . . . . . . OU leads 4-1 . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.200 to 189.600, 2012

Eastern Michigan . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 189.300 to 185.680, 1994

Southern California . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 177.450 to 149.100, 1986

Florida . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UF leads 7-2 . . . . . . . . . . OU won 196.250 to 195.275, 2010

Southern Illinois . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 180.550 to 166.800, 1984

Fort Hayes . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 186.850 to 177.850, 1990

Southern Utah . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 10-0 . . . . . . . . OU won 195.925 to 190.050, 2006

George Washington . . . . OU leads 2-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 195.600 to 189.500, 2007

Southwest Texas . . . . . . . . OU leads 3-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 193.325 to 191.425, 1999

Georgia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UGA leads 16-3 . . . . . . OU won 196.775 to 195.450, 2011

Southwestern . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 182.500 to 172.100, 1985

Gustavus Adolphus . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 195.900 to 175.800, 2005

Stanford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . STAN leads 9-6 . . . . . STAN won 197.150 to 196.925, 2012

Houston Baptist . . . . . . . . OU leads 4-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 188.850 to 187.050, 1989

Texas Women’s . . . . . . . . . OU leads 61-3 . . . . . . . . OU won 197.225 to 194.650, 2012

Illinois . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 10-0 . . . . . . . . OU won 197.025 to 195.725, 2012

UCLA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . UCLA leads 11-5 . . . .UCLA won 197.400 to 196.925, 2012

Illinois-Chicago . . . . . . . . . OU leads 6-1 . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.025 to 194.150, 2012

Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Utah leads 29-4 . . . . . Utah won 197.200 to 196.925, 2012

Illinois State . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 4-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 196.125 to 191.750, 2009

Utah State . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 6-3 . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.450 to 192.325, 2012

Indiana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 185.300 to 179.450, 1991

UW-Whitewater . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 195.175 to 181.550, 2008

Indiana State . . . . . . . . . . ISU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . ISU won 129.850 to 129.000, 1982

Washburn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 179.150 to 136.500, 1983

Iowa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 15-2 . . . . . . . . OU won 195.175 to 192.875, 2008

Washington . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 7-4 . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.350 to 195.300, 2011

Iowa State . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 46-13-1 . . . . OU won 197.475 to 196.025, 2012

West Virginia . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 5-1 . . . . . . . . . OU won 196.375 to 195.250, 2009

Jacksonville State . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 129.450 to 124.600, 1982

Western Michigan . . . . . . OU leads 2-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 191.030 to 188.450, 1994

Kent State . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 2-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 196.575 to 193.900, 2006

Wisconsin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 182.500 to 178.700, 1988

Kentucky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 4-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.025 to 194.750, 2012

Wisconsin-Eau Claire . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 196.225 to 173.450, 2001

LSU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LSU leads 8-7 . . . . . . . . . OU won 196.925 to 196.550, 2012

Wisconsin-Oshkosh . . . . . OU leads 1-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 195.875 to 174.725, 2012

Maryland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OU leads 4-0 . . . . . . . . . OU won 197.250 to 193.750, 2010

All-Time Record ( 81 Opponents) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 480-150-2 (.761)

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Letterwinners -AKarina Agafonova (2003-04) Lara Albright (2012)* Tracy Allen (1999) Tara Anderson (2003-06) Diana Anglin (1986-87) Michelle Antinoro (1996-98) Patricia Aoki (2000-03) -BDonica Bailey (1984) Mitzi Bartek (1986) Pam Bell (1996) Rikki Benken (1986) Tricia Bonomo (1988-91) Coral Borda (2005-06) Erica Brewer (2012)* Hope Bruce (2011) -CMalia Carr (1997-00) Monica Carroll (1989-91) Stephanie Casteel (1988-91) Tanya Christie (1989-91) Julie Christianson-Benefeil (1992-93) Candace Cindell (2009-12) Rebecca Clark (2012)* Lisa Cockriel (1985-86) Jessica Cole (2002) Tracey Cole (1992-95) Ashley Cooney (2004-06) Kristen Cox (2003-06) Diane Cushenberry (1993-96)

-DCarla Demartini (2001) Haley DeProspero (2006-09) Tenby Dettman (1994-97) Jennifer Dickey (1985-86) -EKari Ellis (1996-99) Kristen Evans (1994-96) -FMegan Ferguson (2009-12) Monica Fields (1990-91) Tatiana Figueiredo (1986-89) Jacqueline Flanery (2007-10) Cassie Frey (1986-89) Jessica Frey (1989-91) -GNikki 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)

-HSara Harper (1997-98) Linda Haverly (1990-93) Kerry Haynie (1988) Caitlin Hinkis (2005-08) Katie Hostler (2003-04) -ILeticia Ishii (2000-02) -JAshley Jackson (2006-09)

-MMary Mantle (2007-10) Stacey Mardock (2001) Tammy Martin (1984) Debbie Mathis (1984-85) Alison Mayberry (1999-02) Amber McCracken (1997-00) Teresa McGrath (1994-97) Kim Minu (1984) Madison Mooring (2011-12)* Leah Mueller (2001-04) Mary Jean Mylott (1986-88)

-KNatasha Kelley (2010-12) Shanna Kennedy (1991-93) Jessica Kinder (2005-09)

-NJeanie Nass (1985) Kayla Nowak (2010-12)*

Brittney Koncak-Schumann (2004-07)

-OBrie Olson (2010-12)* Shannon Olson (1993-96) Mary Jane Ousley (1984-85)

Julie Kramer (2009-10) -LErin LaBarr (2002-05) Allison Landis (2002) 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)

-PKambry Pollard (1986) Amy Priest (1984-85) -RNitya 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)

-SCindy Safarik (1985) Shanna Sanders (1997-00) Tiffany Schoening (1989-90) Stacy Schroeder (1990) Kelly Semrad (1997-99) Alyssa Siberlicht (1986-87) Amy Smith (1994) Carley Smith (2000) Kristin Smith (2007-10) Lauren Smith (2012)* Melissa Smith (2003-04) Haley Sorensen (2012)* Taylor Spears (2011-12)* Chelle Stack (1994-95) Tracey Staurt (1999-00) Sara Stone (2009-12) -TKasie Tamayo (2001-04) Elizabeth Tandy (2004) Teresa Tipping (1990) Nicole Tycer (1998-00) -VHollie Vise (2007-10) -WHayden Ward (2011-12)* Patricia Williams (1987-88) Leslie Williamson (1986-87) Tiffany Willin (2004-06) Lori Winn (2006-07)

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