No. 1 Oklahoma Stays Undefeated

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By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
MARCH 01, 2013

March 1, 2013



  Vault Bars Beam Floor Total
 Oklahoma 49.425 49.325 49.150 49.375 197.275
 TWU 48.575 48.875 48.875 48.975 195.300



 Event Winners
 Event  Gymnast  Score
 Vault  Brie Olson (OU)  9.975
 Bars  Brie Olson (OU)  9.9
 Beam  Taylor Spears (OU)  9.95
 Floor  Albright (OU), Olson (OU)  9.9
 AA  Erica Brewer (OU) 39.300

 OU Team Highs
 Event  Gymnast  Score
 Vault  Brie Olson  9.975
 Bars  Brie Olson  9.9
 Beam  Taylor Spears  9.95
 Floor  Lara Albright, Brie Olson  9.9
 AA  Erica Brewer 39.300
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DENTON, Texas – The No. 1 Oklahoma women’s gymnastics team defeated TWU 197.275-195.300 at Kitty Magee Arena on Friday.

Senior Brie Olson led the top-ranked Sooners, winning the vault and bars titles while tying with teammate Lara Albright for the floor title. Sophomore Erica Brewer took her second all-around title of the year, scoring 39.300.

"I just never felt like we got it together tonight," said OU head coach K.J. Kindler. "It felt like a very uninspired performance. Although we had some exceptional performances from some people, we definitely were not all on the same page tonight."

OU recorded one of its best vault scores of the season with a 49.425, highlighted by Olson's career-high 9.975. Freshman Haley Scaman added a 9.9 and junior Madison Mooring scored a 9.875.

Junior Taylor Spears, ranked No. 1 in the nation on beam coming into this week, continued her string of strong performances with a 9.95 to lead the Sooners.

Albright tied her career high on floor for the second-straight meet with a 9.9, claiming her first individual title of the season in a tie with Olson. OU finished with a 49.375 on th event.

Olson's 9.9 on bars was tops on the night, followed closely by identical 9.875 scores from Brewer and Spears.

"We didn't have a lot of moments tonight," Kindler said. "And it takes a lot of moments to win a championship."

The Sooners will host their final two regular season home meets next weekend, as No. 15 Arizona visits the Lloyd Noble Center on Friday, March 8, at 7 p.m. CT. Oklahoma will then compete against No. 12 Stanford and North Carolina on Sunday, March 10, at 2:30 p.m. CT on Senior Night.




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