Sooners Remain Nation's Top-Ranked Squad
|Oklahoma Team Rankings|
NORMAN –The Oklahoma women’s gymnastics team kept its hold on the top spot in the nation after posting another huge road score over the weekend. With a 198.050 on Sunday against No. 4 UCLA, the Sooners boosted their season average to 197.813.
The top five saw a shuffle as Utah put up a 197.700 over the weekend to push its average to 197.335. The Utes jumped LSU (197.290) who slid into third. UCLA (197.265) and Florida (196.980) rounded out the top five.
As a team, Oklahoma also holds the top spot on vault (49.494), bars (49.475) and beam (49.506). On floor, the Sooners are ranked fourth (49.338).
In total, six Sooners are ranked in the top 25 on at least one event. Sophomore Maggie Nichols holds the top spot in the all-around (39.767 average) and vault (9.942). Nichols also ranks second on bars (9.944) and beam (9.919) and is tied for fourth on floor (9.931).
Junior Brenna Dowell ranks second on vault (9.938) and 14th on bars (9.887). Junior Nicole Lehrmann is ranked on all three of her events, coming in sixth on bars (9.912), 21st on beam (9.869) and 23rd on vault (9.862).
Seniors AJ Jackson and Stefani Catour are each ranked on one event. Jackson is 10th on vault (9.881) and Catour is 24th on bars (9.863). Freshman Anastasia Webb is tied for ninth on beam (9.888) and 25th in the all-around (39.294).
The Sooners are back at Lloyd Noble Center Sunday, Feb. 11, as they take on North Carolina at 3:45 p.m. CT. Single-meet tickets are available for purchase online through SoonerSports.com or over the phone at (405) 325-2424 or toll-free at 800-456-GoOU.