Oklahoma seeks third-straight National Collegiate title
posted on 04/13/2017

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ST. LOUIS, April 13, 2017 – Led by 2015 World team gold medalist Maggie Nichols, the University of Oklahoma Sooners seek their third-straight National Collegiate Women’s Gymnastics Championships team title this weekend at Saint Louis University’s Chaifetz Arena. Fans can catch all the action live on the networks of ESPN and online at WatchESPN.com.

Twelve teams will vie for team, all-around and individual event titles with two national semifinals scheduled for Friday, April 14. The Super Six finals are set for Saturday at 9 p.m. ET.

The semifinals determine not only the six teams that will vie for the national title Saturday evening but also the all-around and individual event champions. The teams in the first semifinal scheduled for 1 p.m. ET are Oklahoma, the University of Washington, the University of California at Los Angeles, Oregon State University, the University of Utah and the University of Denver. The second semi final starts at 8 p.m. ET with Louisiana State University, the University of Nebraska, the University of Michigan, the University of Alabama, the University of Florida and the University of Georgia.

Seven women in the field helped Team USA to gold at the World Championships: Maddie Desch, Alabama; Brenna Dowell, Oklahoma; Madison Kocian, UCLA; Nichols; MyKayla Skinner, Utah; Kyla Ross, UCLA; and Sabrina Vega, Georgia. Kocian and Ross are the first Olympic gold medalists to compete in the NCAA ranks, while LSU’s Sarah Finnegan and Stanford’s Elizabeth Price were both alternates to the 2012 U.S. Olympic team.

The complete broadcast schedule for the National Collegiate Women’s Gymnastics Championships is below.

Date Time (ET) Programming Network
Fri, Apr 14 1 p.m. Team Semifinals, All-Around and Individual Event (Semifinal #1)
Oklahoma, Washington, UCLA, Oregon State, Utah, Denver
ESPN2
  8 p.m. Team Semifinals, All-Around and Individual Event (Semifinal #2)
LSU, Nebraska, Michigan, Alabama, Florida, Georgia
ESPNU
  9 p.m. All-Around View Simulcast ESPNU
  9 p.m. Team Semifinals, All-Around and Individual Event (Semifinal #2)
LSU, Nebraska, Michigan, Alabama, Florida, Georgia
ESPN
Sat, Apr 15 9 p.m. Super Six Finals ESPNU