Player Profiles



Nicolette                          Swoboda
Nicolette
Swoboda
Class: So.
Hometown: Westbury, N.Y.
Height: 5-7
Sport: Gymnastics
Position: AA

Biography

Great freshman season that saw her compete as an all-arounder every meet … coaches look for her to repeat consistency from rookie season … leads team by example in competitions … strengths are floor and vault, but can compete a great beam and bars routine … will compete a new dismount on beam this year … is a competitor and will fight for a lineup spot … hard worker who takes well to instruction … coaches admire her resiliency … brings a positive attitude to Cary Gym each day.
 
At West Virginia in 2014
• Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
• Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (Feb. 4)
• Competed in the all-around in all 11 team meets and individually qualified for the NCAA Athens Regional Championships in the all-around
• Tallied 464.3 points, the second-best total on team
• Earned 14 podium finishes and ranked No. 2 on team
• Scored 9.825 on vault at Maryland (1/17) and finished second
• Finished second in the all-around against George Washington and Towson (2/2) with a score of 39.075, her first career 39.0+ score; day included career highs on vault (9.875) and bars (9.75)
• Places third on vault at Iowa State (2/7) with a 9.825 score
• Finished third on vault against Pitt (2/14) with a 9.8 showing
• Finished third in the all-around with a career-best showing of 39.2 in win over No. 22 Ohio State (3/2); day included a third-place showing on vault (9.825) and a career highs on bars (9.75), beam (9.825) and floor (9.8)
• Tied for second on vault at Maryland (3/16) with a 9.85 mark
• Opened the floor lineup at the Big 12 Gymnastics Championship (3/22) and hit for a career-high 9.8
• Competed in the all-arounder as an individual qualifier at the NCAA Athens Regional Championships and finished seventh with a 38.975 score
• Finished season ranked No. 12 in the Southeast Region, No. 3 in the Big 12, in the all-around with a 38.84 RQS; also ranked No. 18 in the region, No. 9 in the Big 12, on vault with a 9.83 RQS
• Vault season average of 9.802 ranked No. 3 on team; also owned season averages of 38.692 in the all-around, 9.673 on floor, 9.61 on beam and 9.608 on bars
 
Club Gymnastics
• Level 10 gymnast at Gold Medal Gymnastics Center
• Three-time qualifier for the Junior Olympics National Championships
• Finished 10th in the all-around at the 2013 Junior Olympics National Championships
• All-around, vault and beam champion at the 2013 Region 6 Championships; also placed second on bars and sixth on floor
• First on floor and vault, second in the all-around and on beam, and seventh on bars at the 2013 New York State Championships
• Uneven bars champion at the 2012 Region 6 Championships; also placed second in the all-around and on vault, and fourth on beam
• Finished 10th on floor at the 2011 Junior Olympics National Championships
 
Personal
• Daughter of John and Nancy Swoboda
• Has one sister and two brothers
• Birthday is January 24
• Attended W.T. Clarke High
• Majoring in child development and family studies  
• Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
 
 

 
Nicolette Swoboda’s Career Highs
Vault    9.875   vs. George Washington and Towson 2/2/14
Uneven Bars   9.75     Four times, most recent at 2014 NCAA Athens Regional Championships    4/6/14
Balance Beam            9.825   vs. Ohio State 3/2/14
Floor Exercise 9.8       vs. Ohio State 3/2/14
                                    at Florida         3/7/14
                                    Big 12 Gymnastics Championship (Morgantown, W.Va.)     3/22/14
All-Around       39.2     vs. Ohio State 3/2/14
 

 
Nicolette Swoboda’s Career Statistics
Year    Meets  AA       Total Points
2014    12        12        464.3

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