NORMAN – For the third time this season, a trio of Oklahoma gymnasts earned Huge 12 weekly awards, the convention introduced Monday.
Olivia Trautman (Gymnast of the Week), Jade Degouveia (Occasion Specialist of the Week) and Karrie Thomas (Co-Newcomer of the Week) had been acknowledged by the league for being instrumental to the Sooners’ victory over No. 2 Florida on Friday. It’s the fourth profession honor for Trautman and Degouveia and second for Thomas.
Trautman had a profession day towards No. 2 Florida, posting the second-highest rating within the nation within the all-around with a career-high 39.725. The freshman competed within the all-around for the primary time in her profession and set or tied a profession excessive on all 4 occasions en path to her unbelievable rating. Trautman completed with 5 profession and season highs (all 4 occasions, all-around), three occasion titles (vault, flooring, all-around) and obtained not less than a 9.9 or higher on three of 4 occasions.
Beginning on vault, Trautman received the occasion title with a 9.950, a profession excessive. Competing bars for the primary time, the freshman posted a season and career-high 9.875 to assist the Sooners to a program-record 49.725 on the occasion. Main off track, she set one more career-high with a 9.925. The Champlin, Minn., native as soon as once more took house the ground title – her fifth of the season on the occasion – with a career-high 9.975 within the anchor spot.
Degouveia was honored because the Occasion Specialist of the Week for the second time this season and third in her profession. The junior was important to the Sooners’ victory over No. 2 Florida on Friday as she tallied a career-high 9.975 on flooring to take house a share of the occasion title. She was one among three gymnasts to earn a 9.975 on flooring to assist OU to a program-record 49.825 on the occasion. Degouveia was additionally one among six 10.Zero begin values within the vault lineup because the Sooners as soon as once more despatched up a whole lineup of 10.Zero begin values. The junior posted a 9.9 within the No. three spot to assist OU to a powerful 49.575 on the occasion.
Thomas was named the Co-Newcomer of the Week together with Denver’s Alexandria Ruiz. Thomas was an integral a part of a bar lineup that set a program document with a 49.725. In competitors, OU beat UF head-to-head on bars with a 49.725-49.675 benefit. Thomas was essential to this as she posted a career-high 9.925 on the occasion within the No. three spot. The Sooners counted 5 scores of 9.9 or higher due to Thomas’ profession excessive.
Up subsequent for the Sooners is a convention battle with No. 7 Denver. The meet is slated for Sunday, March 10, at three p.m. CT at Magness Enviornment in Denver, Colo.