Nicola Deans
Nicola  Deans

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mississauga, Ontario

High School:
St. Joseph Secondary

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:
02/02/1994

Club:
Futures Gymnastics


07/26/2017

Six Michigan State Gymnasts Named NACGC/W Scholar All-Americans

Nicola Deans, Gabriella Douglas, Kira Frederick, Anna Gamelo, Victoria Huehn and Jessica Ling earn accolades.

07/06/2016

Seventy-Eight Spartans Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

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

03/23/2016

Spartan Gymnasts Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Four seniors honored

02/18/2016

Weekend Preview

Spartan Gymnastics celebrates Senior Night

01/27/2016

Weekend Preview

MSU hosts quad-meet on Saturday

01/30/2014

MSU Gymnastics vs. Pittsburgh - 2014 Alumni Day

MSU Gymnastics vs. Pittsburgh - 2014 Alumni Day

2017: Named second team All-Big Ten... Won a B1G Championship in the floor exercise (3/18)... All-Big Ten Championship team selection... Earned a career high of 9.950 on the floor exercise while also placing fifth for a MSU school record against Bowling Green (3/5)... Set a personal record of 39.375 in the All-Around against Penn State (2/4)... Qualified for the NCAA Regionals in the All-Around in Champaign, Ill. (4/1)... Finished first in the All-Around five times this season... Finished second All-Around three times this season... Finished third in the All-Around and placed second in both floor and vault with a 9.875 and 9.850, respectively, against Michigan (2/11)... Won five event titles in vault and four in the floor exercise.


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.

2015:
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.