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Natalie Beilstein after the Senior Day win over Iowa State.
The third-ranked Wolverines close out the regular season at home on Saturday (March 16), hosting Iowa State on Senior Day at 4 p.m. inside Crisler Center.
Natalie Beilstein on Wednesday before a quad meet at Minnesota (Jan. 23, 2013).
At Michigan ... Two-time NCAA All-American (2011: FX (Second Team); 2010: FX (First Team)) ... NCAA Regional champion (2010: FX) ... Three-time NCAA Regional runner-up (2014: VT; 2010-11: VT) ... NCAA Regional runner-up (2011: FX) ... Big Ten champion (2010: VT) ... Three-time Big Ten Championships runner-up (2013-14: UB; 2010: FX) ... Four-time All-Big Ten (First Team - 2011, 2014; Second Team - 2010, 2013) ... Two-time All-Big Ten Championships Team (2013-14) ... Big Ten Freshman of the Year finalist (2010) ... Six-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Jan. 11, Jan 25, Feb. 1, Feb. 8, Feb. 22, March 15) .. U-M Athletic Academic Achievement honors (2010) ... U-M Newcomer of the Year (2010).
Fifth-Year Senior (2014) ... All-Big Ten (First Team) ... All-Big Ten Championships Team (2014) ... Big Ten Event Specialist of the Week (Jan. 13) ... Hit 35-of-35 routines, averaging 9.856 on VT, 9.856 on UB and 9.888 on FX ... Granted a fifth-year of eligibility by the NCAA after missing most of 2012 season due to injury ... Championships ... NCAA Championships (April 18): Scored 9.875 on FX, 9.850 on VT and 9.825 on UB ... NCAA Athens Regional (April 5): Tied for second on VT (9.900) and tied for third on both UB (9.900) and FX (9.900) ... Big Ten Championships (March 22): Runner-up on UB (9.900) and tied for third on both FX (9.950) and VT (9.925) ... Regular Season ... Big Ten Quad (March 15): Tied for fourth on FX (9.875) and tied for fifth on both VT and UB (9.825) ... UCLA/Utah (March 7): Tied for second on FX (9.950), scored 9.875 on both VT and UB ... BYU/Kent State (Feb. 28): Won FX (9.950), took third on VT (9.900) and scored 9.750 on UB ... Perfect 10 Challenge (Feb. 21): Tied for second on VT (9.950) and UB (9.875) and was also in the lineup on FX (9.800) ... Nebraska (Feb. 14): Took fourth on FX (9.875), tied for fifth on VT (9.850) and scored 9.775 on UB ... Illinois (Feb. 7): Did not compete ... Michigan State (Jan. 31): Took second on uneven bars (9.925) and also was in on vault (9.775) ... Ohio State (Jan. 25): Tied for first on uneven bars (9.875), fifth on floor exercise (9.850) and was also in the vault lineup (9.800) ... North Carolina State Quad (Jan. 17): Tied for fifth on vault (9.825) and was also in uneven bars (9.800) and floor exercise (9.825) ... Iowa State: Won uneven bars (9.900), finished fourth on vault (9.800) and tied for fourth on floor exercise (9.850).
Senior (2013) ... All-Big Ten (second team) ... Championships ... NCAA Semifinals: Scored 9.850 on uneven bars and floor exercise and 9.725 on vault ... Regionals: Tied for second on floor (9.875), finished third on bars, and also competed on vault ... Big Tens: Tied for second on bars (9.900) and also competed on vault (9.900) and floor (9.875) ...Regular Season ... Iowa State: Won uneven bars (9.925) and tied for first on vault (9.925) and tied for fourth on floor exercise (9.850) ... UCLA Quad: Tied for third on both vault (season-high 9.925) and floor (9.900) ... Michigan State: Tied for fifth on vault ... West Virginia Quad: Tied for fourth on both vault (9.875) and floor (9.900) ... Penn State: Tied for second on vault (9.875), tied for third on floor (9.900), and also competed on bars... Ohio State: Tied for first on uneven bars (9.900), tied for third on floor exercise (9.875) and competed on vault (9.800) ... Iowa: Second on vault (9.875) and tied for fourth on floor (9.825) ... Minnesota Quad:Competed on vault (9.625) and floor exercise (9.650)... Illinois: Third on vault (9.825) and also competed on floor exercise ... Nebraska: Finished third on floor exercise (9.900) ... Cancun Classic: Competed on floor exercise.
Junior (2012) ... Regular Season... Minnesota: Suffered season-ending injury on floor; tied for first on bars, and tied for fifth on vault. Ohio State: Won floor (tied career-high with 9.925), tied for second on bars (9.800), and competed on vault (9.850).
Sophomore (2011) ... All-Big Ten (first team)...Championships ... Super Six: Hit a 9.875 on floor and 9.850 on vault ... NCAA Semis: Scored 9.850 on vault and floor, tying for eighth on floor with NCAA All-America second team honors ... Regionals: Took runner-up on both vault (9.875) and floor (9.900) at the Ann Arbor regional ... Big Tens: Took fourth on vault (9.850) and scored 9.875 on floor ... Regular Season... Georgia: Tied for second on vault with a career-best equaling (9.950) and took fourth on floor (9.875) ... Alabama: Won floor with a collegiate-best 9.925 and took runner-up on vault with a season-best 9.900 ... Oklahoma: Tied for fifth on floor (9.825) and scored 9.800 on vault ... Utah: Scored 9.825 and shared fifth place on vault while competing on floor ... Michigan Tri: Scored 9.875 on vault and competed on floor ... New Hampshire: Won her first vault title of the year and took runner-up on floor with a season-best 9.900 ... Michigan Quad: Took runner-up on vault (9.825) for the fourth meet in a row and competed in the all-around ... Iowa: Took second on vault (9.900) for the third week in a row and runner-up on floor (9.800) ... Michigan Big Ten Tri: Took runner-up on vault (9.900) ... MSU Quad: Won floor (9.875) and took runner-up on vault (9.850) competing in her first collegiate all-around.
Freshman (2010) ... NCAA All-American (first team - vault) ... NCAA Southeast Regional Floor Exercise champion ... Big Ten Vault champion ... Big Ten Championships runner-up on floor ... Big Ten Freshman of the Year finalist ... All-Big Ten (Second Team) ... Six-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Jan. 11, Jan 25, Feb. 1, Feb. 8, Feb. 22, March 15) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement honors ... U-M Newcomer of the Year ... Championships ... NCAA Individual Event Finals: Scored a 9.875 to tie for seventh place in a field of 13 ... NCAA Prelims: Scored 9.900 on vault for a share of third place, advancing to individual event finals, while also scoring 9.875 on vault (tied for 10th) and competed on beam, replacing injured teammate Katie Zurales ... NCAA Regionals: Shared the floor title with teammate Kylee Botterman (9.900) and finished runner-up on vault (9.900) ... Big Tens: Won vault (9.900) and took runner-up on floor (9.900) ... Regular Season ...Alabama: Scored matching 9.875s on vault and floor, taking fourth in each event ... Georgia: Set a new collegiate best on vault (9.950) for the win and took second on floor (9.875) ... Penn State: Scored matching 9.900s on vault and floor for a pair of top three finishes ... Illinois: Scored a 9.875 on floor for third ... Utah: Scored matching 9.875s on vault and floor ... Minnesota: Won her fourth vault title with a career-best tying 9.900 ... West Virginia Tri: Won her third vault title and finished runner-up on beam and floor, setting a new vault and beam career best ... Iowa State Tri: Won her third floor title of the year and competed on beam for the first time ... Nebraska: Took runner-up on vault and fourth on floor ... Michigan State: Won vault and floor once again, pushing her streak of consecutive title wins to four ... Michigan Tri: Won vault (9.875) and floor (9.850) in her first collegiate meet.
Prep ... Knoch High School (2009)
Club/Junior Team ... Butler Hy-Flyers ... Two-time national champion on floor (2006-07) ... four-time regional champion ... six-time state champion ... three-time Region 7 All-Star ... took runner-up on vault, fourth on floor and ninth in the all-around at regionals (2009) won vault and floor, while taking third on beam, fifth on bars and third in the all-around at state (2009) Region 7 Athlete of the Year (2007).
Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... sociology major ... birthday: November 19, 1990 ... daughter of Joseph and Mary Beilstein ... brother, Anthony, played goal for the Westminster College Titan soccer team.
|Vault||9.950||3/12/11, at Georgia|
|Uneven Bars||9.925||3/16/13, vs. Iowa State|
|Balance Beam||9.850||2/5/10, Michigan Quad|
|Floor Exercise||9.950||2/28/14, vs. BYU/Kent State|
|All-Around||37.825||1/29/11, vs. Maryland, Kent State, UIC|