…otherwise known as Oklahoma standout Haley DeProspero, who will graduate after the coming NCAA season.
Horton, never one to bow to pressure, proposed to her between the 2008 U.S. Championships and the Olympic Trials. It’s a cute story. So’s the one about how they began dating.
The two gymnasts met on her recruiting visit to Oklahoma. Horton was a hot-shot freshman, but DeProspero was none too impressed.
“She actually didn’t like me at all at first,” Horton said.
“But,” DeProspero said, “I gave him my number against my first intuition.”
“I’m glad I did.”
Haley DeProspero, 2008 OU vs. Nebraska, Balance Beam:
She moves a bit like Alicia Sacramone up there, wouldn’t you say?