OU Men's Gymnastics BIO
Allan Bower
Player Profile:
Allan Bower 1747466
Position: All-Around
Height: 5'8"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Chandler, Ariz.
High School: Basha HS
Club: Xtreem Gymnastics
Career Highs

Competed in all 11 meets, performing on all six events ... selected to the U.S. Men's Gymnastics Senior National Team after placing seventh overall at the Winter Cup with a two-day all-around score of 171.700 ... earned two All-America honors at the NCAA Championships, one in the all-around with a score of 88.250 to place sixth and one on pommel horse with a score of 14.475 to place fourth ... won eight individual titles during the season on parallel bars (3), vault (3), pommel horse (1) and all-around (1) ... set career highs on floor exercise (15.250 at Stanford), pommel horse (15.400 vs. Michigan), rings (14.900 at NCAA team finals), vault (15.450 vs. Illinois) and all-around (88.800 at MPSF Championships) ... finished the regular season tied for the second-highest vault national qualifying average score in the nation (15.225).

Summer 2014
Placed 13th in the all-around competition at the P&G Championships with a two-day score of 171.600 ... finished eighth in the pommel horse (28.000) and high bar (29.300) at the championships.

Competed in every meet … competed in the all-around at the Rocky Mountain Open, Metroplex Challenge and vs. Nebraska, winning the all-around at the latter two meets … also took pommel horse title vs. Nebraska … scored career highs of 14.850 on floor, 14.750 on still rings and 87.800 in all-around at Metroplex … scored career highs of 14.700 on pommel horse and 15.000 on vault vs. Stanford … tied pommel horse high at NCAA Finals … also competed on parallel bars at the NCAA Championships … scored career high 15.350 on parallel bars at Rocky Mountain and 14.950 on high bar vs. Nebraska … awarded the Jay Myers Award by the Oklahoma athletics department as a freshman who combines excellence in scholarship and athletics.

Club/High School
Six-time U.S. Junior National Team member ... Second on parallel bars, third on pommel and seventh in the all-around in the junior division at the 2013 P&G Championships ... sixth in the all-around and fourth on still rings at the 2013 Junior Olympic Championships ... third on pommel and sixth in the all-around in the junior division at the 2012 Visa Championships ... fifth on pommel and seventh in all-around and on floor and parallel bars at the 2011 Visa Championships ... ninth in the all-around in the Level 10 division at the 2011 Junior Olympic Championships ... first in the all-around in Level 9 at the 2009 Junior Olympic Championships.

Parents are David and Jane Bower ... mother was the 1990 Big 8 champion in the all-around at Nebraska ... has participated in gymnastics since he was two years old ... majoring in pre-physical therapy.

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