Nicola Deans
Nicola  Deans


Mississauga, Ontario

High School:
St. Joseph Secondary



Futures Gymnastics


Seventy-Eight Spartans Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Letterwinners earned minimum grade point average of 3.7 for the 2015-16 academic year.


Spartan Gymnasts Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Four seniors honored


Weekend Preview

Spartan Gymnastics celebrates Senior Night


Weekend Preview

MSU hosts quad-meet on Saturday


MSU Falls to Iowa in Home Opener

MSU fell to Iowa at the 'Tumbles and Takedowns' meet


MSU Gymnastics vs. Pittsburgh - 2014 Alumni Day

MSU Gymnastics vs. Pittsburgh - 2014 Alumni Day

2016: Academic All-Big Ten selection ... Tied for fourth on vault with a 9.775 at Arizona (1/8) ... Earned a 9.700 on vault against Iowa (1/15), placing fifth overall ... Notched fourth on vault (9.775) at Minnesota (1/23) ... Took the crown on vault with a 9.850 against Rutgers, Towson and Pittsburgh (1/30) ... Posted a 9.800 on vault to place second overall and posted two season-highs against Penn State (2/6); a 9.850 on bars and a 9.800 on beam to place third overall in both events ... Notched a 9.775 on vault at Michigan (2/14) ... Received an exhibition score of 9.725 on floor vs. Illinois (2/19), which would have been a season high ... Collected a 9.725 on vault at Illinois State with UW-Stout and Western Michigan (2/28) and a season-high 9.700 on floor.

Named Academic All-Big Ten ... Coming off of a season ending injury in 2014, came out and competed all-around at Iowa (1/18) for the first time since her freshman year, scoring a 38.400 ... Won vault against Minnesota (1/24) with a career-high 9.900 ... Marked a season-high 9.800 on beam against Minnesota (1/24) ... Hitting all four routines since a season-ending injury in 2014, achieved a then-career-best 39.175 against Minnesota (1/24) ... Set a career-high 39.225 all-around at Illinois (2/20).

2014: Competed on the bars against Pittsburgh (Jan. 18)...Underwent surgery and did not compete the rest of the season.

2013: Placed in the top three, five times on the season...Posted a season-high of 9.725 to take third on floor against Western Michigan (Jan. 12)...Placed third at Nebraska (Jan. 19) after scoring a 9.850 on floor... Earned a 38.700 in the all-around at Nebraska (Jan. 19) as a season-high...Registered a 9.875 to take third on floor at Illinois (Jan. 26)... Marked a 9.825 as a career-best on vault against Ohio State (Feb. 16)... Marked a 9.825 to tie for third place on vault against Ohio State (Feb. 16) and tie her season-best...Posted a 9.875 at Pittsburgh (March 8) to earn top honors on beam...Named Big Ten Gymnast to Watch at the beginning of the season.

Prior to Michigan State: Attended St. Joseph Secondary School... Member of Futures Gymnastics Club for 11 years coached by Lawson Hamer and Lisa Cowan... Won floor, beam and vault at 2012 Provincials... Named 2012 Floor National Champion... Second place in all-around, vault and beam at 2012 Nationals...Member of Team Gold Nationals 2011... Awarded Vault Silver at Nationals 2011.

Personal: Born February 2, 1994 to Gordon Deans and Hayley Martineau-Deans...No-preference major.