Norman North High School
Awards and Honors
Member of the 2011 Big 12 Academic At-Large Team.
Finished sixth in the grand final of the Oak Ridge Invitational as a member of the varsity eight in the three seat ... Finished fourth in the grand final as a member of the varsity eight at the Conference USA Championship ... Placed second as a member of the varsity eight at the Windermere Cup ... Helped lead team to second place overall finish at Big 12 Championship in the varsity eight ... Rowed four seat of the varsity eight to defeat Indiana in a tri-meet... Rowed in the four seat of the varsity eight to finish first in the petite final at the San Diego Crew Classic ... Claimed wins over Iowa, Louisville and UCF at the Longhorn Invitational in the varsity eight ... Rowed in the four seat of the varsity eight at the OU Invitational, claiming wins over Tulsa, Kansas, Creighton and SMU.
Finished sixth in the championship eight "A" and 10th in the championship four at the Head of the Hooch ... Rowed as a member of the open four and open eight at the Head of the Colorado, finishing fifth and third respectively ... Rowed as a member of the collegiate eight "B" and collegiate four "A" in the Head of the Oklahoma, claiming first at the petite final and fourth at the grand final, respectively.
Placed seventh overall in the south region at the NCAA South/Central Regionals ... Finished sixth in the "B" finals after placing third in the preliminary heat at the South/Central Regionals ... Helped lead team to second-place finish at the Big 12 Championship ... Placed second as a member of the first varsity eight at the Big 12 Championship at the bow seat ... Earned a silver medal at the SIRA Championships at the bow seat ... Rowed three seat to defeat Alabama and Old Dominion in a tri-meet in Tuscaloosa, Ala. ... Placed second in the Cal Cup at the San Diego Crew Classic at the bow seat ... Defeated Kansas State and UCF at the two seat with the first varsity eight in dual racing at the Longhorn Invitational ... Recorded wins over SMU, Creighton as a member of the second varsity eight at the seven seat and Kansas with the first varsity eight at the five seat, in dual racing at the OU Invitational.
Rowed with the first novice eight during the fall season ... Placed third at the Head of the Hooch at the six seat ... Rowed at the six seat to finish second at the Head of the Colorado.
Participated in swimming ... Named to all-state team in swimming ... State finalist in swimming ... Member of the Sooner Swim Club for four years.
Full name is Nicole Marie Bladow ... Parents are Amy and Terry ... Father played football at Montana State ... An academic all-star as a swimmer at the University of Maine ... International studies major.