Finals Update, Friday, April 7th:
Texas Tech named D1A Large Coed champion at NCA College Nationals 2017 for the first time ever! The 4th-year athletes are feeling the emotions of the well-deserved win.
Completely indescribable. It feels too surreal
It's been years in the making as this team has always been a top contender at the championship, but never found themselves in the top spot. Congratulations and well done Red Raiders!
Texas Tech celebrates their win on the Bandshell in Finals.
Final Ranking & Final Score:1. Texas Tech University 98.33
2. Oklahoma State University 96.93
3. University of Louisville 96.80
4. New Mexico State University 92.52
5. University of South Carolina 91.97
6. University of Missouri 91.00
7. Fresno State 90.23
Prelims Coverage, Thursday, April 6th:
When it was time for the much anticipated D1A Large Coed teams to take the mat in Prelims, everyone in the Ocean Center was on their feet!
Louisville, who just earned the division title back in 2016, was looking to hold on to the crown, while Oklahoma State University came hungry for a hit in hopes of taking back the title. Texas Tech also performed an incredibly difficult routine rivaling the defending champs and could be a top contender in Finals on Friday.
After each team's performed the bar was set higher and higher, and the audience stayed to hear the live announcement of the scores...
OSU is heading into Finals ranked 1st with a 97.60, while Louisville is right behind them with a 96.90; both teams had zero deductions. Texas Tech earned a 95.70 with 1.0 in deductions (that's just .20 difference between Tech and Louisville without the deduction).
Prelim Ranking & Final Score:1. Oklahoma State University 97.60
2. University of Louisville 96.90
3. Texas Tech University 95.70
4. University of Missouri 95.70
5. University of South Carolina 91.12
6. Fresno State University 89.97
7. New Mexico State University 88.77
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