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Inside Gymnastics Journal | Jordan Bowers, Haleigh Bryant, Jade Carey, and Leanne Wong are the 4 finalists for the Class of 2024 Honda Sport Award for Gymnastics


Per a press launch from THE Collegiate Ladies Sports activities Awards (CWSA)

Jordan Bowers from the College of Oklahoma, Louisiana State College’s Haleigh Bryant, Jade Carey of Oregon State College and Leanne Wong from the College of Florida are the 4 finalists for the Class of 2024 Honda Sport Award for Gymnastics as introduced by Chris Voelz, Govt Director of THE Collegiate Ladies Sports activities Awards (CWSA) at present.

The Honda Sport Award has been introduced yearly by the CWSA for the previous 48 years to the highest ladies athletes in 12 NCAA- sanctioned sports activities and signifies “the perfect of the perfect in collegiate athletics”.  The winner of the game award turns into a finalist for the Collegiate Lady Athlete of the 12 months and the celebrated 2024 Honda Cup, which can be introduced throughout a reside telecast on CBS Sports activities Community on Monday, June 24, 2024, at 7 PM ET, from its new dwelling in New York Metropolis.

The gymnastics finalists have been chosen by a panel of consultants and coaches from the Ladies’s Collegiate Gymnastics Affiliation (WCGA). The Honda Sport award winner for gymnastics can be introduced after voting by directors from over 1,000 NCAA member faculties. Every NCAA member establishment has a vote.

Bowers is a junior hailing from Lincoln, Neb., and is a 19-time WCGA All-American throughout the common season and postseason. She completed the yr ranked No. 1 within the nation on bars and No. 2 on ground and helped OU to a No. 1 nationwide rating for the whole common season with a 29-0 file. She is the primary gymnast from OU, and solely fifth gymnast ever, to earn three excellent scores in a meet scoring an ideal 10.0 in vault, bar and ground on the Massive 12 Championship.

Bryant is a two-time Honda Sport Award finalist and led LSU to its first NCAA workforce Nationwide Championship in 2024. The senior was named the AAI Award winner and was the 2024 All-Round Champion whereas incomes the all-around particular person title on the NCAA Championship. A local of Cornelius, N.C., she is a 27-time All-American incomes 10 honors in 2024 and has 94 profession titles inserting fourth all-time in program historical past.

Hailing from Phoenix, Ariz., Carey is a three-time Honda Sport Award finalist and a 15-time WCGA All-American and 12-time First Workforce All-Pac-12 choice. The junior already has 117 profession particular person titles rating her first in program historical past and holds the 14 highest all-around scores in program historical past. She posted two excellent 10.0s on the ground in well timed style on the 2024 Pac 12 Championship and the NCAA Regional meet.

Wong is the 2024 NCAA Champion in uneven bars and the one gymnast with three top-two particular person finishes in 2024 NCAA Championship competitors. The junior from Overland, Kan., is a 22-time All-American including seven honors in 2024 and led Florida with 24 occasion titles this yr for 61 total and prime 10 at Florida. Her excellent 10.0 on bars vs. Arkansas landed her at No. 5 on that week’s ESPN Sportscenter’s Prime 10.

The CWSA, coming into its forty eighth yr, has honored the nation’s prime NCAA ladies athletes for his or her superior athletic abilities, management, educational excellence and eagerness to take part in neighborhood service.  Since commencing its partnership in 1986, Honda has offered greater than $3.4 million in institutional grants to the schools of the award winners and nominees to help ladies’s athletics packages.

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Photographs by Lloyd Smith for Inside Gymnastics

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