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Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
NOVEMBER 25, 2002

School: University of Oklahoma
Location: Norman, OK
Nickname: Sooners
Colors: Crimson and Cream
Conference: Big 12
Arena: Lloyd Noble Center (12,000)

Head coach: Steve Nunno (UMass, 1979)
Career record: 37-17 (2001-present)
Record at Oklahoma: Same
Assistant coaches:

  • Nilson Savage (sixth season)
  • Jenny Rowland (second season)

    2002 Record: 16-6, High Score 197.000
    Conference record: 3-2
    Conference finish: Third
    National finish: Ninth
    Top performer: Mariana Goncalves

  • Big 12 Gymnast of the Year, Central Co-Gymnast of the Year
  • All Big 12 in all-around, vault, uneven bars and floor exercise
    Key Returnees:
    Patricia Aoki
    Leah Mueller
    Christy Gerard
    Kasie Tamayo
    Top Newcomers:
    Katie Hostler
    Melissa Smith
    Tara Anderson
    Nicole Gause
    Merideth Fricke
    Kelly Haggerty

    Letter-winners returning/lost: 6/4
    All-Americans returning/lost: 0/0

    Gymnastics SID: Chris Freet
    Email: cfreet@ou.edu
    Phone: 405-325-3671
    Fax: 405-325-7623
    Website: SoonerSports.com



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