June 19, 2013
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The University of Michigan announced Wednesday (June 19) that women's gymnast Natalie Beilstein (Butler, Pa./Knoch) has been granted a medical hardship for the 2012 season. She will have one year of eligibility remaining, to be used for the upcoming 2014 season.
Beilstein competed in just two meets as a junior in 2012 before suffering a season-ending injury in the team's second competition.
For her career, Beilstein is a two-time NCAA All-American on floor exercise earning first team honors in 2010 and second team honors in 2011. She was a Big Ten Freshman of the Year finalist in 2010, claiming the Big Ten title on vault and an NCAA Regional title on floor exercise. Additionally, Beilstein is a three-time All-Big Ten selection, receiving first team honors in 2011 and second team honors in 2010 and 2013.
She will be the sixth member of the 2013-14 class along with seniors-to-be Teresa Arthur (Tulsa, Okla./Bishop Kelley), Stephanie Colbert (Naperville, Ill./Neuqua Valley), Shelby Gies (Pennington, N.J./Hopewell Valley Central), Joanna Sampson (Willow Grove, Pa./Upper Moreland) and Reema Zakharia (Miami, Fla./Coral Gables Senior High).
Contact: Brad Rudner (734) 763-4423