Iowa Defeated By Oklahoma

March 18, 2007

NORMAN, OK – No. 29 Iowa was defeated by 9th-ranked Oklahoma, Saturday, 195.475-193.825. Oklahoma also defeated Iowa in Iowa City, February 18th.

On vault, freshman Katie Turcotte posted the highest score for the Hawkeyes with a 9.8 to tie for third place with Lori Winn of Oklahoma. Kara Pinjuv tied for fifth with Oklahoma’s Kiara Redmond, scoring 9.75

On bars, Oklahoma’s Brittney Koncak-Schumann won the event, scoring 9.875. Katie Burke and Beth Dilick tied for fourth with Redmond, scoring 9.775, and Pinjuv tied for eighth with Brandi Loffer with a score of 9.7.

Danielle Legeai placed second on beam, scoring 9.85, which was Iowa’s best showing in the event. Turcotte placed sixth (9.725), while Pinjuv placed seventh and Loffer finished in eighth place.

Iowa’s top floor competitor against Oklahoma was Jenifer Simbhudas, finishing sixth with a 9.775, while Pinjuv tied for seventh with Kristin Smith of Oklahoma, scoring 9.75.

In the all-around, Oklahoma’s Koncak-Schumann won the event, scoring 39.325. Iowa’s top all-around competitors were Pinjuv, finishing fourth with a 38.9, and Turcotte, scoring 38.875 to finish fifth.

Iowa will compete at Iowa State, March 23, at 7 p.m.

Final Team ScoresTeam            Vault        Bars      Beam         Floor   Total1. #9 Oklahoma  48.925      49.050     48.350       49.150  195.4752. #29 Iowa     48.700      48.625     47.925       48.575  193.825
Individual Results (winner plus Iowa):Vault (winner plus Iowa)1t. Jacqueline Flanery (OU) 9.8251t. Ashley Jackson (OU) 9.8253t. Katie Turcotte 9.85t. Kara Pinjuv 9.757t. Katie Burke 9.7257t. Jenifer Simbhudas 9.72511t. Jenny Donar 9.711t. Amanda Rudolph 9.7
Uneven Bars (winner plus Iowa):1. Brittney Koncak-Schumann (OU)9.8754t. Katie Burke 9.7754t. Beth Dilick 9.7758t. Kara Pinjuv 9.78t. Brandi Loffer 9.710. Katie Turcotte 9.67512. Jenifer Simbhudas 9.2
Balance Beam (winner plus Iowa):1. Brittney Koncak-Schumann (OU)9.8752. Danielle Legeai 9.856. Katie Turcotte 9.7257. Kara Pinjuv 9.78. Brandi Loffer 9.510. Jenifer Simbhudas 9.1512. Katie Burke 8.975
Floor Exercise (winner plus Iowa):1t. Brittany Koncak-Schumann (OU) 9.851t. Ashley Jackson (OU) 9.856. Jenifer Simbhudas 9.7757t. Kara Pinjuv 9.759. Katie Burke 9.72510. Katie Turcotte 9.67511t. Brandi Loffer 9.6511t. Amanda Rudolph 9.65
All-Around (winner plus Iowa):1. Brittney Koncak-Schumann (OU)39.3254. Kara Pinjuv 38.95. Katie Turcotte 38.8757. Katie Burke 38.28. Jenifer Simbhudas 37.85=""http:>=""http:>=""http:>=""http:>=""http:>=""http:>=""http:>=""http:>=""http:>=""http:>=""http:>="'0'%20cellpadding='0'%20cellspacing='0'%20align='left'%3E%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%3Ctr%3E%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%3Ctd%20align='center'%20width="150">

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