Sooner Summer Calendar

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
JULY 08, 2013

Past, present and future members of the eight-time national champion Oklahoma's men's gymnastics team will be competing at prestigious events in the United States and around the world all this summer. We'll cover all the competition over the next several months, so check back often for updates on and keep in touch on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook as the Sooners compete with the best of the best!

Here's a look at the summer schedule:

 U.S. National Qualifier
 Who  Danny Berardini, William Clement, Kanji Oyama, Josh Yee
 Where  Colorado Springs, Colo.
 When  Saturday, July 13 at 1:30 p.m. CT
 What Four current Sooners will compete at the National Qualifier for the chance to move  on to competition at the U.S. Championships.


 Maccabiah Games
 Who  Alec Robin
 Where  Tel Aviv, Israel
 When - Local  Tuesday, July 23 at 7 p.m.
 When - Oklahoma  Tuesday, July 23 at 11 a.m.
 What The Maccabiah is an international Jewish athletic event held in Israel every four  years. The competition is open to all Jewish athletes as well as all native Israelis. In  2009, athletes representing 51 countries competed in 31 different events. Robin will  be representing the United States.


 U.S. Championships
 Who - Current  Kanji Oyama, Michael Squires, Allan Bower, Lee Grogan, Alex Powarzynski, Colin Van Wicklen
 Who - Past  Jake Dalton, Jonathan Horton, Steve Legendre
 Where  Hartford, Conn.
 When  Friday - Sunday, August 16-18
 What OU will be well represented at the U.S. Championships, including four freshmen joining the team this upcoming season. Former OU gymnasts and U.S. Senior National Team members Dalton, Horton and Legendre will also compete.


 World Championships
 Who  TBD from U.S. Championships
 Where  Antwerp, Belgium
 When  September 25 - October 7
 What Held annually (excluding Olympic years), the World Championships determine the globe's best men's and women's gymnast and gymnastics programs. At the last Championships in 2011, Sooners Dalton, Horton and Legendre led the U.S. to a bronze medal. OU has had at least one Sooner compete all four times the Championships have been held since 2007.



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