NORMAN – With the 2019 season just around the corner, the three-time national champion Oklahoma women’s gymnastics team is ready to show off its routines at its annual intrasquad, scheduled for Friday, Dec. 7, at 6:30 p.m. CT. The meet will be held at the Sam Viersen Gymnastics Center and is free and open to the public.
The Sooners will perform full routines on all four events and be judged in front of fans. The first 125 fans can snag free tickets to the Sooners’ meet against Georgia (Jan. 11) or UCLA (March 3). The first 150 fans will receive free pizza while supplies last. There will also be post-meet autographs available to those in attendance. Additionally, those who wish to purchase season tickets will have an opportunity to do so on-site. Fans are encouraged to arrive early to get seats and enjoy free pizza prior to the beginning of the meet.
OU’s roster this season includes 11 returners from the 2018 NCAA runner-up squad, including six gymnasts who combined for 13 All-America honors in seniors Brenna Dowell and Nicole Lehrmann, juniors Jade Degouveia, Maggie Nichols and Bre Showers and sophomore Anastasia Webb. Dowell and Nichols also combined for four individual national titles in 2018. In addition to the returners, the Sooners have added newcomers Karrie Thomas, Emma LaPinta, Allie Stern and Olivia Trautman.
The Sam Viersen Gymnastics Center is located in Norman north of the Lloyd Noble Center by the intersection of S. Jenkins Ave. and Imhoff Ave. Parking is available across the street at the Lloyd Noble Center.
The Sooners will open the 2019 season at 6:00 p.m. CT on Saturday, Jan. 5, in Fayetteville, Ark., as they face Arkansas in the first road contest of the season. The home slate opens on Jan. 11 at 6:45 p.m. CT against Georgia at Lloyd Noble Center. Fans can snag season tickets to catch every moment of OU’s exciting home slate, which also features contests against Florida (Feb. 1), UCLA (March 3) and Alabama (March 15). The 2019 Big 12 Championship will also be held in Norman on Saturday, March 23.
Season tickets for the 2019 season are currently available for purchase. Tickets are available for $30 for general admission and $50 for reserved seating, which will reserve a seat location for the entire season. Youth (6-18) and senior (55+) season tickets will be $25. Discounted tickets are available for $5 for groups of 10 or more. Group tickets must be purchased at least 24 hours prior to the event. Fans can order online through SoonerSports.com or over the phone at (405) 325-2424 or toll-free at 800-456-GoOU.