UTAH: Extremely consistent balance beam worker hopes to regain the lead-off spot she earned on the beam as a freshman and sophomore ... has "hit" 18 straight routines dating back to the 2003 season and is 32-34 in career routines.
2005-Began the season as Utah's first competitor on the beam, but could not break back into the lineup after missing four meets with illness or injury ... competed on beam three times ... season-best 9.75 vs. UCLA ... scored a 9.725 vs. Michigan ... "hit" 3-3 routines ... NACGC Scholastic All-American.
2004-Did not count a fall the entire season ... did a great job leading off the beam lineup, scoring a 9.80 or higher in eight meets ... 9.775 on beam in NCAA Super Six competition ... season-best 9.875 on Mar. 19 ... competed on floor at Michigan and scored career-tying 9.80 ... "hit" 15-15 routines ... NACGC Scholastic All-American.
2003-Competed in every meet but two to count and went exhibition in other two meets ... "hit" both beam routines at the NCAA Championships as Utah's lead-off performer ... career-best 9.90 on beam at NCAA regional championships ... did three bar, eight beam and five floor routines total ... made lineup on bars, beam and floor against Arizona State on Jan. 24 and scored season highs bars (9.825) and floor (9.80) ... "hit" 14-16 routines ... NACGC Scholastic All-American.
CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year Level 10 national qualifier ... 2002 Level 10 region balance beam champion also placed third on floor ... 2002 Level 10 Ohio state all-around, beam and floor champion (second on vault and third on bars) ... 1999 state floor exercise champ and 2001 state balance beam champ ... Pennsylvania resident trained for club team Flytz USA Gymnastics in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, under coaches Terry Gray and Irina Milogradova ... graduated from Hickory High School (Pa.) ... set school record (boys and girls) for most push-ups with 200 ... National Honor Society ... French National Honor Society ... Presidential Fitness Award.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Cindy and Dave Nicoloff ... youngest of three children ... has brother Jason and sister Jennifer ... enjoys piano and putting scrapbooks together ... behavioral science and health major ... nickname is Nat ... full name is Natalie Rose Nicoloff ... born May 22, 1984.
Nicoloff's Career Highs
Bars 9.825 vs. Arizona State, Jan. 24, 2003 Beam 9.900 at NCAA Regionals, Apr. 12, 2003 Floor 9.800 vs. Brigham Young, Jan. 17, 2003 9.800 vs. Arizona State, Jan. 24, 2003 9.800 vs. Michigan, Feb. 14, 2004