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Nicole Szabo
Nicole  Szabo

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Johannesburg, South Africa

High School:
St. Peter's College

Height:
5-4

Event:
All-Around

Club:
Johannesburg Gymnastics Center


07/13/2015

Top 25 Flames for 2015-16: Nicole Szabo

Junior gymnast was named to the 2015 All-Conference Second-Team

03/21/2015

Women's Gymnastics Sets Season-High Team Score at MIC Championships

Flames took fifth overall

03/15/2015

Women's Gymnastics Sets Season-High Team Score in Victory Over SEMO

Senior captain Gabrielle May sets career-best all-around score

03/07/2015

Women's Gymnastics Wraps up Competition at Illinois Classic

Flames post second-highest team score of the season

02/28/2015

Women's Gymnastics Concludes Competition at Lindenwood

Gabrielle May led Flames in three of four events

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AS A SOPHOMORE (2015): Named to the MIC All-Conference Second-Team on bars after matching a career-high 9.825 to tie for fourth at the MIC Championships (March 21)… 2015 MIC Scholar Athlete… Took home first place on bars with a 9.775 against Northern Illinois (Jan. 9)… Earned a season-high 9.725 to tie for second against Southeast Missouri (March 15)… Tied for fifth with a 9.800 as one of UIC’s top bars finishers at the Illinois versus Michigan Meet (Jan. 31)… Scored a 9.725 on bars and a 9.625 on floor at the Illinois Classic (March 7).

AS A FRESHMAN (2014):
All-State and All-Conference Academic Team member ... Scholastic All-American honoree ... competed in every meet during the season ... named MIC Specialist of the Week on Jan. 29 ... against Lindenwood (Jan. 26), posted a personal-best 9.825 and her first first-place finish on bars while also collecting a career-best score of 9.750 on floor for fourth place ... tied for fourth with a career-high 9.600 on beam against SEMO and Alaska Anchorage (Feb. 9) ... scored 9.800 on bars to tie for third versus Texas Woman's (Feb. 14) ... additionally scored 9.800 and tied for third on bars at Western Michigan (March 9) ... finished out the season with a score of 9.800 on bars at the MIC Championships (March 22)

PREP AND PERSONAL:
Graduated from St. Peter's College in Johannesburg ... competed at the 2009 Leverkusen Cup International competition, 2010 World Championships Rotterdam, 2011 Ghent Challenge Cup, 2011 World Championships Tokyo (reserve of the continental card to the 2012 London Olympics) and 2012 Doha Challenge Cup ... at the 2010 African Championships Namibia, team took first overall, while coming in fourth on bars and fourth on floor ... came in sixth on bars at the 2011 Doha Challenge Cup ... team placed second and took fourth on bars at the 2012 African Championships Tunisia ... finished fourth overall, second on bars and first on beam at the 2013 South African National Championships and was a provisional qualifier o the 2013 World Championships in Antwerp ... biggest athletic thrill to date is competing in the uneven bars finals at the 2011 Doha Challenge Cup and competing at the 2010 Rotterdam and 2011 Tokyo World Championships ... born July 12, 1994, in Johannesburg, South Africa ... daughter of Miklos and Szilvia Szabo ... has on sibling, Szilard ... is enrolled as a Movement Sciences major.

CAREER BESTS
Uneven Bars: 9.825 - Lindenwood (Jan. 26, 2014), MIC Championships (March 21, 2015)
Beam: 9.600 - SEMO, Alaska Anchorage (Feb. 9, 2014)
Floor: 9.750 - Lindenwood (Jan. 26, 2014)

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