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TONIGHT: Gymnastics Vies for NCAA Title
April 19, 2014
 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Super Six |  April 19  | Birmingham, Ala.
 Super Six  Saturday, April 19 | 6 p.m. CT
 Teams Competing  Florida, OKLAHOMA, LSU, Alabama, Georgia, Nebraska
 Watch Live  ESPN3.com | LIVE STREAM 
 Be There  Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex
 NCAA.com
 Follow Live  Live Stats | Twitter (@OU_WGymnastics)
 Meet Broadcast  ESPNU (Tape Delay) - April 30, 7 p.m. CT
 Pre-Meet Info  Meet Notes (PDF) 

IN THE GYM: NOTES AND NUMBERS FOR THE NCAA SUPER SIX

1. OWN THE MOMENT
The No. 2 Oklahoma women's gymnastics team is ready to arrive. The No. 2-seeded Sooners will compete tonight in the program's fourth NCAA Super Six since 2010 with a shot at OU's first-ever women's gymnastics national championship. OU will square off against Florida, LSU, Alabama, Georgia and Nebraska at 6 p.m. CT. Fans can watch the contest live on ESPN3 with a valid cable subscription. The Sooners will take the floor after winning the afternoon semifinal with a 197.500, a program-record NCAA Championship team score.

2. ROTATION ORDERS
Oklahoma: bye, BARS, BEAM, bye, FLOOR, VAULT
Florida: VAULT, bye, BARS, BEAM, bye, FLOOR
LSU: BARS, BEAM, bye, FLOOR, VAULT, bye
Alabama: bye, FLOOR, VAULT, bye, BARS, BEAM
Georgia: BEAM, bye, FLOOR, VAULT, bye, BARS
Nebraska: FLOOR, VAULT, bye, BARS, BEAM, bye

3. ALL-AMERICA 
The Sooners totalled nine All-America honors in yesterday's semifinal action, including eight first-team awards. OU's nine accolades are the most for any Sooner team since the 2011 squad earned 11 total awards. A trio of Sooners led the way with two first-team All-America awards apiece: Taylor Spears (bars, beam), Haley Scaman (floor, vault) and Maile'ana Kanewa (floor, vault). Senior Lara Albright (floor) and freshman Chayse Capps (beam) were also first-team honorees, while freshman Kara Lovan (floor) earned second-team accolades. All of OU's first-team All-Americans will compete in Sunday's individual event finals with a shot at an NCAA individual event championship on their events. Oklahoma now has 73 All-Americans in program history, including 50 under head coach K.J. Kindler. 

4. SHINING IN THE SUPER SIX
Oklahoma made the program’s first-ever appearance in the NCAA Super Six team finals in 2010, finishing as national runners-up with a 197.250. The 2010 campaign was a launching point for the Oklahoma women’s gymnastics program: the team has logged four total Super Six appearances and has finished no lower than seventh in the years since. OU logged a third-place effort in 2011 and earned its third top-three finish in four years last season. The 2013 team finished as NCAA Runner-Up with a 197.375, the highest NCAA Championship score in program history until last night's 197.500

5. QUOTING THE SOONERS
"(The Super Six) I think is a lighter day – it’s everything or bust. There’s going to be five losers and just one winner. Everybody just has to put it on the line. If you don’t put it on the line, you’re not going to have the opportunity to win that championship. I think that the athletes feel that and they just go for it tomorrow.” - Head Coach K.J. Kindler

"Everyone wants to make it to Super Six. I think on the second day you can just really let it all go because the nerves are gone... (it) will really be my last meet. I think it’ll be a lot of fun. I’m really excited.” - Senior Taylor Spears

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