IOWA City, Iowa — The No. 1 rated Oklahoma men’s gymnastics crew claimed its 108th consecutive victory Saturday afternoon, beating No. 9 Iowa inside of Carver-Hawkeye Arena by a rating of 405.150-397.750. OU notched five of six event titles as a crew and Faster gymnasts claimed all six personal function crowns.
“We did not start properly on the initially function and did not complete properly on the previous function,” stated OU head mentor Mark Williams.
“Unfortunately, it was not our finest efficiency but it presents us additional items to function on when we get dwelling,” concluded Williams. “The guys get a very little crack from the NCAA routine, so with any luck , we can choose that crack and correct some items prior to our next satisfy towards Michigan.”
The Sooners started the satisfy with a shaky start on pommel horse, recording a 62.650. The rotation was highlighted by senior co-captain Genki Suzuki’s 13.300. The rating brought dwelling the initially function title on the afternoon for Suzuki.
Moving to 1 of the Sooners’ more powerful gatherings in the 2nd rotation, floor workout, Oklahoma immediately picked it up and notched a 68.550. Vitaliy Guimaraes ongoing his remarkable freshman campaign with a 14.100 set that won him his 2nd career function title. The Sooners other two freshmen chipped in strong routines to support the crew notch the function crown. Competing on
OU put up another major quantity on vault in the 3rd rotation, scoring 71.650. 5 of the six gymnasts that competed for the Sooners registered scores of 14.000-plus. Sophomore Alexei Vernyi won his 2nd career function title with a vault of 14.650. Fellow sophomore Gage Dyer put up a 14.500 to support his all-all around work. Notching his 2nd career significant of the day was Seyler, scoring a 14.350.
In the fourth rotation on however rings, Oklahoma put up a 69-flat. Senior Peter Daggett won his initially personal crown of the period with a major 14.200 regimen. Junior Tanner Justus recorded a career-significant 13.850 to support the Sooners protected their fourth function title of the satisfy.
Higher bar proved useful to widen the Sooners’ lead in the fifth rotation. Senior co-captain Levi Anderson won his fourth function title of the period and 3rd on significant bar with a 14.200. Dyer and Suzuki assisted the OU lineup with respective sets of 13.900 and 13.500. On top of that, senior Grant Kell put up a period-significant 13.400.
Oklahoma slowed in the previous rotation on parallel bars, recording a 64.900 to cap the satisfy. The rotation was once more highlighted by Suzuki, profitable his 2nd function title of the satisfy with a 14.000 regimen. Fellow co-captain Anderson contributed with a 13.200.
Competing all-all around for the initially time for the Sooners, sophomore Gage Dyer logged a 78.150 to place 3rd out of the AA level of competition. The margin concerning initially and 3rd was a slender five-tenths of a level.
Faster gymnasts choose a crack from NCAA motion to contend at the Winter season Cup Challenge in Las Vegas, Feb. 15-17. A complete of 13 existing, former and long run Sooners will be competing at the Usa Gymnastics satisfy
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