IOWA Metropolis, Iowa — The No. 1 ranked Oklahoma men’s gymnastics crew claimed its 108th consecutive victory Saturday afternoon, beating No. 9 Iowa within Carver-Hawkeye Arena by a score of 405.150-397.750. OU notched five of 6 event titles as a crew and Faster gymnasts claimed all 6 person celebration crowns.
“We did not start out well on the first celebration and did not complete well on the final celebration,” claimed OU head mentor Mark Williams.
“Unfortunately, it wasn’t our best functionality but it gives us extra points to do the job on when we get house,” concluded Williams. “The fellas get a tiny crack from the NCAA schedule, so ideally we can acquire that crack and correct some points right before our subsequent meet from Michigan.”
The Sooners started the meet with a shaky start out on pommel horse, recording a 62.650. The rotation was highlighted by senior co-captain Genki Suzuki’s 13.300. The score brought house the first celebration title on the afternoon for Suzuki.
Moving to one particular of the Sooners’ more robust occasions in the second rotation, ground physical exercise, Oklahoma immediately picked it up and notched a 68.550. Vitaliy Guimaraes ongoing his remarkable freshman marketing campaign with a 14.100 set that won him his second vocation celebration title. The Sooners other two freshmen chipped in sound routines to aid the crew notch the celebration crown. Competing on
OU place up one more massive quantity on vault in the third rotation, scoring 71.650. 5 of the 6 gymnasts that competed for the Sooners registered scores of 14.000-moreover. Sophomore Alexei Vernyi won his second vocation celebration title with a vault of 14.650. Fellow sophomore Gage Dyer place up a 14.500 to aid his all-all over energy. Notching his second vocation high of the day was Seyler, scoring a 14.350.
In the fourth rotation on continue to rings, Oklahoma place up a 69-flat. Senior Peter Daggett won his first person crown of the year with a massive 14.200 regime. Junior Tanner Justus recorded a vocation-high 13.850 to aid the Sooners safe their fourth celebration title of the meet.
Significant bar proved helpful to widen the Sooners’ lead in the fifth rotation. Senior co-captain Levi Anderson won his fourth celebration title of the year and third on high bar with a 14.200. Dyer and Suzuki assisted the OU lineup with respective sets of 13.900 and 13.500. Furthermore, senior Grant Kell place up a year-high 13.400.
Oklahoma slowed in the final rotation on parallel bars, recording a 64.900 to cap the meet. The rotation was again highlighted by Suzuki, profitable his second celebration title of the meet with a 14.000 regime. Fellow co-captain Anderson contributed with a 13.200.
Competing all-all over for the first time for the Sooners, sophomore Gage Dyer logged a 78.150 to position third out of the AA level of competition. The margin involving first and third was a narrow five-tenths of a stage.
Faster gymnasts acquire a crack from NCAA motion to compete at the Wintertime Cup Obstacle in Las Vegas, Feb. 15-17. A full of 13 current, former and upcoming Sooners will be competing at the Usa Gymnastics meet
Year and solitary meet tickets for all standard-year house satisfies are on sale now and can be bought by contacting the University of Oklahoma Ticket Business at (405) 325-2424 or toll-no cost at (800) 456-GoOU. Tickets can also be purchased online by visiting SoonerSports.com/tickets.