Nicole Artz
Nicole  Artz

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Holland, Mich.

High School:
West Ottawa

Height:
5-3


07/08/2015

Fifty-Seven Wolverines Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Fifty-Seven Wolverines Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

05/03/2015

Sugiyama, Artz Share Team MVP Award

Sugiyama, Artz Share Women's Gymnastics Team MVP Award

03/27/2015

Artz, Brown, Sugiyama Named NACGC/W Regular Season All-Americans

Women's Gymnasts Artz, Brown, Sugiyama Named All-Americans

03/17/2015

Five Wolverines Receive All-Big Ten Conference Recognition

Five Women's Gymnasts Receive All-Big Ten Recognition

03/16/2015

Artz Garners Fourth Big Ten Gymnast of the Week Honor

Artz Garners Fourth Big Ten Women's Gymnast of the Week Honor

01/29/2014

W Gym to Host Autism Awareness Meet

This Friday's (Jan. 31) meet against Michigan State will serve as the team's first-ever Autism Awareness Meet.

At Michigan
• Five-time NCAA All-American -- 2015: All-Around (First Team), Balance Beam (First Team); 2014: All-Around (First Team), Uneven Bars (Second Team), Floor Exercise (Second Team)
• 2015 NCAA Northeast Region Gymnast of the Year
• 2014 Big Ten Freshman of the Year
• Three-time Big Ten champion (2015: All-Around, Uneven Bars (Tie), Balance Beam)
• Two-time NCAA Regional champion (2014: All-Around, Balance Beam)
• Two-time All-Big Ten (2015: First Team, 2014: Second Team)
• Two-time NACGC/W Regular Season All-American -- 2015: Balance Beam (First Team), All-Around (First Team)
• Two-time All-Big Ten Championships Team (2014-15)
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2015)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2015)
• Two-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2014-15)

Sophomore (2015)
• Two-time NCAA All-American -- All-Around (First Team), Balance Beam (First Team)
• NCAA Northeast Region Gymnast of the Year
• Three-time Big Ten champion (All-Around, Uneven Bars (Tie), Balance Beam)
• Two-time NACGC/W Regular Season All-American -- Balance Beam (First Team), All-Around (First Team)
• All-Big Ten (First Team)
• All-Big Ten Championships Team
• Big Ten Preseason Gymnasts to Watch List
• Four-time Big Ten Gymnast of the Week (Jan. 12, Feb. 2, March 9, March 16)
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
• Academic All-Big Ten
• U-M Athletic Academic Achievement
• Won or tied for 16 event titles and had six first-place finishes in the all-around.
• Set program record for highest single-season average on balance beam (9.897).
• Recorded program's third-highest single-season scoring average in the all-around (39.434).
• Performed the all-around in every meet, hitting 52-of-53 routines.
• Had 24 routines of 9.900-plus.
• Averaged 39.434 in the all-around (13 meets).
• Scored at least 39.500 in the all-around in five meets.
• Ended regular season tied for fifth in the nation in the all-around (39.535 RQS), while being ranked sixth on balance beam (9.910) and tied for 11th on floor exercise (9.920).
• Qualified for NCAA Individual Event Finals, finishing 12th on balance beam (9.8125).
• Scored 39.425 in the all-around and tied for first on balance beam (9.900) at the NCAA Championships (April 17).
• Finished first in the all-around (39.650), tied for first on uneven bars (9.950) and won balance beam (9.950) at the Big Ten Championships, held at Crisler Center (March 21).

Freshman (2014)
• Three-time NCAA All-American -- All-Around (First Team), Uneven Bars (Second Team), Floor Exercise (Second Team)
• Big Ten Freshman of the Year
• Two-time NCAA Regional champion (All-Around, Balance Beam)
• All-Big Ten (Second Team)
• All-Big Ten Championships Team
• Four-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Jan. 13, Jan. 27, Feb. 10, March 17)
• U-M Athletic Academic Achievement
• Hit 42-of-43 routines (97 percent).
• Recorded 20 top-five individual finishes.
• Won or tied for five individual event titles.
• Scored 39.375 in the all-around (13th), 9.900 on floor exercise (T-7th) and 9.875 on uneven bars (T-8th) at the NCAA Championships (April 18).
• Took first in the all-around (39.325) and on balance beam (9.850) at the NCAA Regional Championship (April 5).
• Tied for first on balance beam (9.825) in first collegiate meet at Iowa State (Jan. 10).

Prep
• High School: West Ottawa (2013)
• Graduated a full year early.

Club/International
• Club: Champion Gymnastics USA (L10)
• Five-time J.O. National Championships qualifier
• Won floor exercise and finished seventh in the all-around at the 2012 J.O. National Championships (Jr. D Division)
• Placed second on floor exercise, fourth on both balance beam and the all-around, sixth on vault and eighth on uneven bars at the 2012 Region 5 Championships .

Personal ...
• Full name is Nicole Jean Artz
• Birthday: Oct. 19, 1995
• Enrolled in the School of Education
• Majoring in elementary education and language arts.

Career Bests

Event Score Date
Vault 9.950 3/14/15 at Big Five Meet
Uneven Bars 9.950 3/6/15, vs. Utah
Balance Beam 9.950 2/20/15 vs. Oklahoma
Floor Exercise 9.975 1/31/15 vs. Nebraska
All-Around 39.650 3/21/15 at Big Ten Championships


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