Duluth Native Kanewa Earns Big 12 Honor

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Duluth Native Kanewa Earns Big 12 Honor

March 11, 2013 Updated Mar 11, 2013 at 6:45 PM CST

Norman, OK (NNCNOW.com) --- University of Oklahoma freshman gymnast and Duluth, Minn. native Maile'ana Kanewa has been named the Big 12 newcomer of the week, it was announced on Monday.

Kanewa stuck a career-high 9.95 on vault this past week against #16-ranked Arizona, earning her second vault title since returning from a wrist injury earlier in the season.

She also scored a 9.9 on vault later in the week against #9-ranked Stanford, placing second in the event.

The Sooners will close out the regular season on March 15 when they visit #4-ranked Alabama.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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