A day after finishing national runners-up at the NCAA Championships, four gymnasts represented the University of Oklahoma women's gymnastics team while Iowa State's Michelle Shealy represented the Cyclones at the NCAA Individual Finals on Sunday in Los Angeles.
Sophomore Erica Brewer finished fourth on bars in her first Individual Final. Brewer scored a 9.8875, the second-highest score by a Sooner on bars at a Final behind only Hollie Vise’s 9.925 in 2010. Participating in the first Individual Final of her career, Brewer also competed on beam, taking ninth with a 9.2750.
Also representing the Sooners and competing in her first Individual Final, sophomore Rebecca Clark placed seventh on bars with a score of 9.8250. Junior Madison Mooring became the first Sooner to compete on vault twice in a career at the Individual Final, scoring 9.7917 to finish 21st.
Under head coach K.J. Kindler, OU has had 20 individual event finalists in the past seven seasons compared to 12 in the program’s previous 25 seasons combined.
Iowa State representative Michelle Shealy tied for fifth on beam, scoring a 9.8375 and earning the highest finish on beam at the NCAA Championships in Iowa State history. The Snellville, Ga.-native is Iowa State’s first All-America First Team member since three gymnasts attained the honor in 2006.