Feb. 14, 2002

NORMAN, Okla. - The Oklahoma women's gymnastics team placed seven student-athletes on the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor for the fall 2001 semester.

"I'm delighted that seven of our girls made the honor roll," said OU head coach Steve Nunno. "One of the things we take a lot of pride in is our academic commitment. School comes first and athletics comes second. I'm just very proud of them."

Members include senior Alison Mayberry (Albuquerque, N.M.), junior Christy Gerard (Rockwall, Texas), junior Leticia Ishii (Sao Paulo, Brazil), junior Leah Mueller (Yukon, Okla.), and freshmen Jessica Cole (Knoxville, Tenn.), Cathy Gribaudo (Colleyville, Texas) and Erin LaBarr (Bartlesville, Okla.).

Criteria for making the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll is that student-athletes maintain at least a 3.00 GPA for the semester.

The Sooners return to action on Friday, Feb. 15, against Boise State in Boise, Idaho. Meet time with the Broncos is set for 8 p.m. CST.