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Torrez, Wells Earn Big 12 Weekly Honors

By: OU Athletics

NORMAN – Sophomore Faith Torrez and freshman Keira Wells were named the Big 12 Gymnast of the Week and Event Specialist of the Week, respectively, the conference announced Tuesday. This is the second honor of the season for both athletes and the first event specialist honor for Wells who was named newcomer of the week last week.

The duo were instrumental in leading the Sooners to an impressive 198.300 victory over No. 2 California, No. 16 Arkansas and Washington at the Metroplex Challenge. All five scores earned by the pair counted in OU’s victory. Each athlete won an event title with Wells earning her first career event title taking the top spot on vault and Torrez taking home a share of the floor title.

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