Maile'ana

Kanewa

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Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Duluth, Minn.
High School: Duluth Denfeld HS
Club: The Gymnastics Academy

Bio

 
Vault
Bars
Beam
Floor
All-Around
2013 9.95 - - - -
2014 9.975 9.825 9.9 9.95 -
2015 9.9 - 9.5 9.825 -
Career Highs
9.975
9.825
9.9
9.95
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2016 (SENIOR)
Sidelined the entire season due to injury … Returning to OU for a fifth year of eligibility in the 2016-17 season.

2015 (JUNIOR)
Eased back into the Sooner lineups after a late-preseason injury tweak ... Suffered a season-ending knee injury on a vault landing in warm-ups on Feb. 20 ... Earned a season-best 9.9 on vault twice during the month of January ... Added a 9.825 for a season-best on floor in Oklahoma’s season opener ... Academic All-Big 12.

2014 (SOPHOMORE)                                                                                          
NCAA National Floor Exercise Runner-Up ... First-team All-American (floor, vault) ... Finished fourth on vault at individual event finals ... Tied her career-high of 9.95 on floor twice at NCAA Championships ... NACGC second-team All-American (vault) ... Big 12 vault champion (9.95) ... NCAA Minneapolis Regional vault champion (9.975) ... All-Big 12 (vault, floor) ... Academic All-Big 12 ... Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week (March 18, Arkansas) ... Tied her career-high on vault (9.95) in three consecutive meets before posting a career-high 9.975 at the NCAA Minneapolis Regional ... Posted a career-best 9.95 on floor at TWU on March 9 ... Finished second on floor at NCAA Minneapolis Regional with a 9.925 ... Posted a 9.9 on beam in only her second career appearance on the event at TWU as well.

2013 (FRESHMAN)
Big 12 Vault Champion with a 9.925 at the Big 12 Championship ... Began competing on Feb. 22 vs. UCLA after sitting out the first half of the season due to wrist surgery ... Big 12 Specialist of the Week (Feb. 26) ... Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (March 11) ... took the individual vault title vs. UCLA in her first collegiate meet by scoring a 9.925 ... recorded a career-best 9.95 on vault vs. Arizona, earning her second individual title ... Scored a 9.9 at the NCAA Regional on vault, finishing third ... Scored 9.85 on vault at both meets of the NCAA Championships.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL

Finished 10th in 2012 and 3rd in 2011 in the all-around at the Junior Olympic Nationals...2011 Junior Olympic National Team Member ... 2011 Nastia Cup Qualifier ... 2012, 2011 Regional vault champion ... 2011 Regional floor champion... Minnesota Gymnast of the Year nominee ... High scores from pre-collegiate competitions: all-around-37.9, vault-9.875, beam-9.5, bars-9.475, floor-9.675 ... Coached by Kara and Mark Waterhouse

PERSONAL
Daughter of Robert Kanewa and Kristin Cooper-Kanewa ... Full name is Maile'ana Mekeanuenue Kanewa-Mariano ... Goes by Maile (My-lee) ... Has one sister, Makialani ... Born in Hawaii ... 4.0 student at Duluth Denfeld ... Majoring in human relations at OU ... Recruited by Nebraska, Arkansas, Minnesota, Florida and Iowa State

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