Coach Little on Nicole
"In her first year, she really exceeded our expectations. Now a senior, her experience will help us when we get to a more competitive level. Her consistency and presentation will help her earn a spot in the lineup."
2002 Season: Was a regular in the bars and floor lineups… Season-high 9.725 on bars came against Florida (1/18/02)… Scored a season-high 9.800 on floor at the Bahama Breeze Invitational (1/11/02)… Named a PNC Bank Student-Athlete of the Week… Finished season with highest grade point average on the team… Member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll... Named to the Verizon Academic All-District IV first team.
2001 Season: Received a scholarship for her junior year and responded with career highs on the bars, beam and floor... Top marks on floor (9.850) and bars (9.775) came in win over Illinois (2/10/01), while her best mark of 9.850 on beam tied her with teammate Aronda Primault for third in near upset at Alabama (2/24/01)... Her average of 9.660 was good for third on beam... Named to the Verizon Academic All-District IV first team and inducted into the prestigious UK Society of Character... Also named an NACGC/W Academic All-American.
2000 Season: A walk-on, provided depth for the GymKats on bars, beam and floor... Finished with a 9.567 average on bars, a 9.340 on beam and a 9.635 on floor... Highlights included a 9.775 floor performance at N.C. State (2/19/00) and a 9.725 beam routine vs. West Virginia (3/10/00)...
1999 Season: Competed at State University of New York at Brockport (SUNY)... Brockport all-around record holder for the 1999 season (37.875)... Recorded a season and team-high on balance beam with a 9.7... Brockport bars, beam, floor, vault and all-around record holder... Three-time All-American at the Division III level... Division III bars champion in 1999... Was named to the Dean's list at Brockport twice.
Pre-College: Attended Lancaster Central High School... Competed for six years on her high school gymnastics team, two years as captain... Finished fifth in all-around at the 1998 High School Nationals... 1998 USAG National Qualifier.
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