Oklahoma’s nominees for Huge 12 Athlete of the 12 months have an outstanding resume.
Gymnast Anastasia Webb is OU’s prospect for the women’s award, and hurdler Isaiah Levingston is up for the men’s award.
Each and every Significant 12 university has nominated a male and female candidate for athlete of the calendar year.
Webb, a senior from Morton Grove, IL, gained a few 2021 personal national championships, such as the NCAA All-Close to title, in starting to be just the ninth gymnast in NCAA background to get 3 person titles at a person championship party.
In addition to her all-close to title, Webb also received the vault and floor exercising at the NCAA Championships as the Sooners concluded next as a crew.
Webb, a five-time All-American, also took third on the balance beam and completed seventh on bars. She was the gymnastics winner of the 2021 Honda Activity Award and was named Large 12 co-Gymnast of the Year and WGCA Region 4 Gymnast of the yr.
Levingston, a fourth-year junior from Oklahoma Metropolis, was NCAA runner-up at the NCAA Championships in the 400 meter hurdles with a personal-most effective 48.49. At the NCAA West Regional on Could 29, Levingston established a university document with a 48.58.
Levingston gained the 400 hurdles at the Large 12 Championships and set facility documents at Texas A&M and Kansas Condition. Levingston is an Olympic hopeful at this weekend’s U.S. Olympic Trials, wherever he has the fifth-most effective time in the U.S. and the seventh-finest time in the environment.
The Significant 12 will announce its 2020-21 Athlete of the 12 months July 6. Followers can vote for their favourite athletes from July 2-5 at Significant12Sports.com.
Oklahoma athletes have won 13 Major 12 Athlete of the Year awards, together with nine around the last 8 several years. The Sooners have swept the awards three moments, which include the 2019-2020 season.
OU’s Large 12 Athlete of the Yr winners are: Jalen Hurts (2019-20 soccer), Maggie Nichols (2019-20 women’s gymnastics), Kyler Murray (2018-19 soccer), Baker Mayfield (2017-18 soccer), Nichols (2017-18 women’s gymnastics), Buddy Hield (2015-16 men’s basketball), Paige Parker (2015-16 softball), Lauren Chamberlain (2014-15 softball), Keilani Ricketts (2012-13 softball), Sam Bradford (2008-09 soccer), Jason White (2003-04 football), Stacey Dales (2001-02 women’s basketball) and Josh Heupel (2000-01 soccer).
Other candidates for this year’s Athlete of the Calendar year award are: Baylor’s Jared Butler (basketball) and Aaliyah Miller (cross state/keep track of), Iowa State’s David Carr (wrestling) and Sami Williams (softball), Kansas’ Marcus Garrett (basketball) and Jenny Mosser (volleyball), Kansas State’s Tejaswin Shankar (track and industry) and Ayoka Lee (basketball), Oklahoma State’s Cade Cunningham (basketball) and Maja Stark (golfing), TCU’s Trevor Moehrig (football) and Emily Alvarado (soccer), Texas’ Jordan Windle (diving) and Tara Davis (track and area), Texas Tech’s Jace Jung (baseball) and Ruth Usoro (monitor and discipline) and West Virginia’s Darius Stills (football) and Ceili McCabe (cross place/keep track of).