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Nicole Medvitz
Nicole Medvitz

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Paramus, N.J

High School:
Paramus

Height:
5-1

Event:
AA

Club Team:
ENA Paramus


05/01/2014

Lions Cap Successful Season at No. 12 in National Polls

Penn State finished their season with a No. 12 ranking and their 17 trip to the NCAA Championships

04/27/2014

No. 12 Lions Handout Awards at Annual Banquet

Penn State grabs top-12 national finish after earning program's 17th trip to NCAA Championships

04/04/2014

No. 15 Nittany Lions Hosts NCAA Regional Championships

Nittany Lions host six-team field inside Rec Hall at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 5

03/22/2014

No. 14 Nittany Lions Complete Big Ten Championships with Fifth Place Showing

Stauder earns All-Championship Team honors after second place finish on the uneven bars

03/21/2014

No. 14 Nittany Lions Hosts Big Ten Championships on Saturday

Stauder enters weekend ranked atop the balance beam charts in the B1G

Event Score Date Site/Opponent
Unevern Bars 9.850 3/22/14 Big Ten Championships
Balance Beam 9.875 3/22/14 Big Ten Championships


2014 (Freshman Year)
Competed in all 14 of the team's meets, including the NCAA Regional Championships and at the NCAA Championships... Competed on the uneven bars and balance beam...Competed on the balance beam in every meet...Earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week once (1/6)...Ranked tied for second on the team on the balance beam and tied for fifth on the uneven bars...Tallied scores of 9.700 on the balance beam and 9.675 on the uneven bars at the NCAA Championships (4/18)...Scored a career-best 9.850 on the uneven bars three times; Big Ten Championships (3/22), at New Hampshire with Bridgeport and George Washington (3/8) and against Cornell, Southeast Missouri and UIC (1/18)...Tied for the event title at New Hampshire with Bridgeport and George Washington (3/8)...Swung to a 9.775 on the uneven bars vs. Illinois (2/15) and at Ohio State (2/1)...Boasted a career-high 9.875 on the balance beam at the Big Ten Championships (3/22) and at New Hampshire with Bridgeport and George Washington (3/8), finishing tied for fourth in both meets...Tied for the event title with a 9.850 vs. Bridgeport, Western Michigan and Yale (2/28).

Gymnastics Background
Competed for ENA Paramus under coaches Craig and Jen Zappa and John Wojtczuk...Competed as a Level 10 gymnast from 2009-13...Five-time Junior Olympic National Championship qualifier...Won the Junior Olympic National Championship on the balance beam in 2011, 2012 and 2013...Won four balance beam titles and two uneven bar crowns at the Regional Championships...Finished runner-up in the all-around at the 2010, 2011 and 2012 Regional Championships...Claimed three uneven bar championships and four balance beam titles at the New Jersey State Championships...Won the New Jersey State Championship in the all-around in 2011 and 2012 and was runner-up in 2010...Named 2010-11 New Jersey Gymnast of the Year...Was a National Honor Society and high honor roll member in high school...Also competed for the swimming and diving team at Paramus and was the Big North Conference diving champion.

Personal
Born Nicole Marie Medvitz in Ridgewood, N.J. on April 29, 1995...Daughter of Bob and Denise Medvitz...Has two younger brothers, David and Eric...Intends on majoring in business management or marketing...Names math as her favorite subject, the Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Yankees as her favorite sports teams and steak as her favorite food...Says "Survivor" and "The Amazing Race" are her favorite television shows, "Elf" is her favorite movie and Las Vegas is her favorite place to visit.

Why Penn State
"I chose Penn State because of the great combination of academics and athletics. I also loved the environment of the school, the coaches and the girls on the team."

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