Nicole Artz
Nicole  Artz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Holland, Mich.

High School:
West Ottawa

Height:
5-3


06/08/2017

Artz, Ransford Named to CoSIDA Academic All-America Teams

Artz, Ransford Named to CoSIDA Academic All-America Teams

05/11/2017

Trio of Wolverines Earn Academic All-District Distinction

Trio of Wolverines Earn Academic All-District Distinction

04/19/2017

Kornacki: Artz's Michigan Journey Simply Incredible

Kornacki: Artz's Michigan Journey Simply Incredible

04/10/2017

Big Ten Medal of Honor Awarded to Butt, Artz

Big Ten Medal of Honor Awarded to Butt, Artz

04/02/2017

Coaching Staff, Artz Earn Regional Awards

Coaches, Artz Earn Women's Gymnastics Regional Awards

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.

Features on Nicole

Why Artz Is So Good on Floor (MGoBlue.com)

Mott Visits a Thursday Tradition for Three Gymnasts (MGoBlue.com)

Artz poised for big season (Holland Sentinel)

Tico: The Same, But Different (Part 2) (MGoBlue.com)

Career Bests

Event Score Date
Vault 9.950 3/14/15 at Big Five Meet
Uneven Bars 9.975 3/4/16, vs. Utah
Balance Beam 9.950 2x, last 2/14/16 vs. Michigan State
Floor Exercise 10.0 1/22/17 vs. Illinois
All-Around 39.725 3/4/16 vs. Utah

At Michigan
• Elementary education major
• Led Michigan to four straight Big Ten team championships
• Big Ten Medal of Honor recipient
• AAI Award Finalist
• Eight-time NACGC/W All-American
• 2017 Big Ten Gymnast of the Year
• Two-time NCAA Northeast Region Gymnast of the Year (2015, 2017)
• 2014 Big Ten Freshman of the Year
• Six-time Big Ten champion
• Four-time NCAA Regional champion
• Four-time All-Big Ten
• CoSIDA Academic All-American
• Three-time NACGC/W Scholastic All-American
• Eight-time NACGC/W Regular Season All-American
• Four-time All-Big Ten Championships Team
• Two-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
• Three-time Academic All-Big Ten
• Two-year team captain
• Four-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement
• 11-time Big Ten Gymnast of the Week
• Big Ten Event Specialist of the Week
• Four-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week

Senior (2017)
• NACGC/W Second Team All-American on bars and floor
• Big Ten Medal of Honor recipient
• AAI Award Finalist
• Big Ten Gymnast of the Year
• Northeast Region Gymnast of the Year
• NCAA Regional Champion on beam with a 9.925
• Big Ten Champion in the all-around with a 39.500
• Two-time NACGC/W Regular Season All-American -- Floor Exercise (First Team), All-Around (Second Team)
• All-Big Ten first team
• All-Big Ten Championships team
• CoSIDA Academic All-District At-Large
• Academic All-Big Ten
• U-M High Honors Academic Achievement
• Earned the Co-Most Valuable Performer, Scholar-Athlete Award and Albert "Chip" Freeman Hills Spirit Award at the team banquet
• Team captain
• Three-time Big Ten Gymnast of the Week (Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 13)
• Big Ten Event Specialist of the Week (Jan. 16)
• Finished the regular season ranked eighth nationally on floor, tied for 13th in the all-around and tied for 23rd on bars
• 13 individual event titles, including seven on floor, four on bars, one on beam and one on vault to go with five wins in the all-around
• Scored 9.900 or better on 16 routines, including one on beam, six on bars and nine on floor
• Earned second team All-America honors at the NCAA Semifinals on bars (9.900, T-6th) and floor (9.9125, T-8th)
• Helped lead Michigan to a NCAA Regional win, finishing first on beam (9.925), tied for third on bars (9.900) and second in the all-around (39.450)
• Won the Big Ten All-Around Championship with a 39.500 to move into the top five all-time with six Big Ten titles
• Scored a perfect 10.0 against Illinois, the 19th 10.0 on floor in program history and won the all-around with a 39.425
• Finished her Crisler Center career with a 9.975 to win floor on Senior Day vs. Oklahoma
• Won both bars and floor with scores of 9.950, finishing with a 39.575 all-around vs. Southern Utah
• Posted a 9.950 to win floor at the OSU quad meet
• Won three events and the all-around (39.525) at Michigan State, taking titles on vault (9.875), bars (9.900) and floor (9.925) while finishing second on beam (9.875)
• Tied for the win on bars (9.925) and floor (9.900), while winning the all-around with a 39.500 in a win over No. 12 Nebraska
• Earned a win on bars at Maryland with a 9.900 and won the all-around with a 39.050
• Tied for a win on floor at the Big Five Meet, helping Michigan clinch a share of the Big Ten regular season championship

Junior (2016)
• NCAA second team All-American (Floor Exercise)
• CoSIDA Academic All-America third team
• NACGC/W Scholastic All-American
• NACGC/W Regular season All-America on beam (1st), floor (1st) and the all-around (2nd)
• NCAA Regional champion (Balance Beam)
• Two-time Big Ten Champion (Balance Beam (Tie) and Floor Exercise)
• All-Big Ten First Team
• All-Big Ten Championships Team
• CoSIDA Academic All-District
• Bates/Deskins Award for top U-M junior in academics and athletics
• U-M Junior High Honors
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Four-time Big Ten Gymnast of the Week (Jan. 4, Jan. 11, Feb. 9, Mar. 7)
• Named to Big Ten Gymnasts to Watch list
• Junior Captain
• Finished the season ranked in the top 50 nationally in the all-around (t-10th), bars (t-20th), beam (t-7th) and floor (3rd)
• All-around titles in five meets this season
• 19 event titles overall including floor (7), bars (6) and beam (6)
• Scored 9.900 or better on 21 routines, including floor (8), bars (7) and beam (6)
• Earned second team All-American with her 9.875 on floor to tie for sixth in the first semifinal session at the NCAA Championships, also finished ninth in the all-around with a 39.325
• Qualified for the NCAA Championships as an individual with a second place finish in the all-around (39.450) and tie for first place on beam (9.90) at the NCAA Regional in Ann Arbor
• Also had a 9.950 on bars at the NCAA Regional, the fourth straight 9.950 for U-M to set a school record bars score (49.675)
• Career best 39.725 in the all-around against No. 6 Utah, setting a career high on bars (9.975), matching a career best on floor (9.975) and hitting a season high on vault (9.850). It was the 11th best all-around score at U-M and best since 2004.
• Matched her career high with a 9.975 to win the Big Ten floor title and tied for the win on beam with a 9.925
• Earned the all-around title at the Cancun Classic with a score of 39.525, winning floor (9.95) and bars (9.90) in Cancun
• Shared victories on floor (9.95), bars (9.90) and beam (9.875) against No. 9 Georgia
• Scored a 9.90 to win floor against Ohio State
• Recorded an all-around score of 39.425 at No. 17 Illinois, sharing for first place on bars (9.90) and beam (9.90)
• Matched a career high with a 9.975 on floor at No. 17 Nebraska
• Won the all-around against Maryland and Eastern Michigan with a 39.550, scoring a 9.90 or better on bars, beam and floor
• Matched a career high with a 9.950 to win beam, while scoring a season-high 9.925 to win bars against Michigan State

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


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