Thursday, April 19, 2012

OU Men's Gymnastics Team Seeks 9th National Championship

No. 1 ranked Oklahoma host NCAA Championship: Looking at No. 1 Oklahoma’s roster, the first thing you notice is the youth. Of the 18 members on the men’s gymnastics team, more than half are freshmen. Oklahoma coach Mark Williams said he may have had younger teams, but not one that features as many first-year gymnasts like the collection he has today. As the Sooners prepare to host the 2012 NCAA Championships today through Saturday at the Lloyd Noble Center, Williams is looking forward to see how that youth responds on the biggest stage. “I had a pretty young group in 2006,” Williams said, “but this is the most new guys as part of my team in the last 13 years. That makes it interesting that this will be their first national championship. Lots of things can happen with those new guys. (We) find out a lot about their character." (More at Norman Transcript)

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