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Oklahoma Sweeps First Weekly Gymnastics Honors
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Taylor Spears, Madison Mooring and Haley Scaman of Oklahoma have earned the first Big 12 weekly gymnastics awards of the 2013 season. Spears is the Gymnast of the Week recipient, while Mooning and Scaman collect Event Specialist of the Week and Newcomer of the Week honors, respectively. Spears picked up her third Gymnast of the Week honor and seventh weekly accolade overall. This is Mooning's third weekly award and the first recognition for Scaman.

BIG 12 GYMNAST OF THE WEEK
Taylor Spears, Oklahoma, Jr., Plano, Texas
In OU's victory over No. 11 Georgia, Spears won the all-around title with a 39.375 score, her career-best road mark. Spears carried the Sooners in a comeback win in front of more than 7,000 fans, setting team-high scores on beam and bars. Spears helped OU to a 196.450 team score, the highest season-opening score in team history.

BIG 12 EVENT SPECIALIST OF THE WEEK
Madison Mooring, Oklahoma, Jr., Sallisaw, Okla.
Mooring was inserted into the floor lineup late for an injured teammate, then tied a career high score of 9.850 in the event in OU's comeback win on the road at Georgia. This was Oklahoma's first road win in a dual meet season opener since 2001.

BIG 12 NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK
Haley Scaman, Oklahoma, Fr., Riverside, Ill.
Competing in her first collegiate meet on the road at perennial power Georgia, Scaman took the meet floor title with a score of 9.875 and tied for the top score on bars to help OU earn its first-ever win over Georgia in Athens.

2013 BIG 12 GYMNASTS OF THE WEEK

Date Gymnast of the Week Event Specialist of the Week Newcomer of the Week
Jan. 8 Taylor Spears, Oklahoma, Jr. Madison Mooring, Oklahoma, Jr. Haley Scaman, Oklahoma, Fr.

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