OU Women's Gymnastics BIO
Maggie Nichols
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Maggie Nichols 2852643
Height: 5'4"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Little Canada, Minn.
High School: Roseville Area HS
Club: Twin City Twisters
 
Vault
Bars
Beam
Floor
All-Around
2017 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0

39.925*

Career Highs
10.0
10.0
10.0
10.0
39.925*

*Program Record

2017 (FRESHMAN)
Three-Time First-Team All-American (vault, bars, floor) … Co-Individual National Champion on bars with a 9.95 … One of four finalists for the Honda Sport Award … NACGC/W First-Team All-American (all-around, vault, bars, beam, floor) … Only gymnast in the country to earn five regular season All-American accolades … Scored seven 10.0s in her freshman campaign (vault [twice], bars, beam [three times], floor), completing her “GymSlam” with a perfect score on bars at Michigan on March 4 … Ninth collegiate gymnast to post a 10.0 on all four events in a career and first since Florida's Bridget Sloan in 2015 … Holds OU record for career 10.0s, passing Haley Scaman (five total – three on floor, two on vault) … Scored a 10.0 on beam during the Super Six, just the fourth 10.0 ever scored on the event at the NCAA Championships and the first earned in the team finals ... Set OU's all-around program record with a 39.925 at the GymQuarters Mardi Gras Invitational on Feb. 17, scoring a 10.0 on beam and a trio of 9.975s on vault, bars and floor … 2017 South Central Region Gymnast of the Year ... Five-time All-Big 12 (all-around, vault, bars, beam, floor) … Fifth gymnast in Big 12 history to earn honors on all four events and in the all-around … 2017 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year … Big 12 Vault and Co-Bars Champion … 10-time Big 12 Weekly Award Winner (Gymnast of the Week – Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 20; Newcomer of the Week – Jan. 9, Jan. 16, Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13, March 6, March 13) … Her 10 weekly honors are the most in a single season in Big 12 history, passing OU's Kiara Redmond-Sturns who had seven in 2008 … Secured 45 event titles, including eight on vault, 11 on bars, eight on beam, nine on floor and nine in the all-around ... Scored at least a 9.9 a total of 45 times this season, only posting a mark below the total four times ... Competed all-around in first seven meets of season before resting and returning to all four events at the NCAA Seattle Regional.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL
Elite level gymnast at Twin City Twisters … Trained under coaches Mike Hunger, Sami Wozney, Sarah Jantzi and Rich Stenger … Brings a wealth of national and international experience to Oklahoma … Member of the 2015 U.S. Women's World Championships team that claimed a gold medal and also earned an individual bronze medal on the floor … Competed on all four events in team finals at the World Championships … Placed sixth at 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials … Four-time participant at the P&G Championships, securing a runner-up finish in the all-around in 2015 … Also tied for fourth on beam, fifth on floor and seventh on bars at P&Gs in 2015 … Other national competition appearances include American Cup (2016, second in all-around), Secret U.S. Classic (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015), Visa Championships (2012), American Classic (2011, 2012), Elite Qualifer (2011), Women's Junior Olympic Level 10 National Championships (2009, 2010, 2011), Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup (2011) and CoverGirl Classic (2009) … Participated at Jesolo Trophy in 2013, 2014 and 2015, placing first as a team in each of those years … Individual finishes at Jesolo Trophy: 2013 – second on floor, sixth in all-around; 2014 – third in all-around; 2015 – seventh in all-around … Finished first as a team and third individually in the all-around at 2014 Pan American Championships … Placed third in all-around at 2014 Tokyo World Cup … Earned second in the all-around in exhibition at 2013 Mexican Open … Member of the USA team that placed first in the 2013 USA, Germany, Romania Tri-Meet, where she also placed fourth in the all-around … High scores from pre-collegiate competition at Elite Level: vault-15.95, bars-14.95, beam-14.95, floor-15.3.

PERSONAL
Full name is Margaret Mary Nichols … Goes by Maggie … Parents are John and Gina Nichols … Has three brothers: Steven, Sam and Danny … Majoring in health and exercise science at OU.

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