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Nicola Willis
  • 5-0 Sophomore
  • Hadleigh, England
Collegiate Bests:
Vault: 9.85 Five times
Bars: 9.85 3-17/25-06
Beam: 9.675 1-6-06
Floor: 9.95 3-17-06
AA: 38.925 1-6-06

AS A SOPHOMORE (2006) - Matched UF's season-best floor exercise mark of 9.95 with her win versus Utah…set or matched her collegiate-best marks in each of the three events competed versus Utah - vault (9.85), uneven bars (9.85) and floor (9.95)…matched collegiate-best bars mark (9.85) to tie for fifth at the Southeastern Conference Championships…all-around runner-up (38.925) in collegiate competitive debut…shared floor exercise title (9.875) with teammate Tiffany Murry versus Illinois…second in Kentucky floor competition (9.90)…turned in collegiate-best vault mark of 9.85 five times…runner-up in Florida triangular vault competition at 9.85…believed to be the first Gator to successfully complete a double-layout in floor exercise routine…earned floor marks of 9.85 in both NCAA Championships team qualifying and Super Six competition…last minute replacement in the Gators' uneven bars lineup versus Georgia, responding with a 9.825…shared first in the North Carolina State triangular uneven bar standings (9.80)…member of SEC Academic Honor Roll.

AS A FRESHMAN (2005) - Performed an exhibition floor routine at Auburn dual, receiving a 9.75…also turned in an exhibition floor routine (9.70) versus Kentucky…underwent shoulder surgery March 21 and out for remainder of season…member of SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

PRIOR TO FLORIDA - Represented Great Britain in some of the world's most prestigious gymnastics competitions, including the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens (vault/9.025, bars/8.937, floor/9.175)…member of fifth-place GB team at 2004 European Championships…traveled to Los Angeles for the 2003 World Championships, but was forced to sit out the competition due to injury…third in all-around at 2004 British Championships…top British all-arounder at the 2003 Masillia Cup, taking 24th - also took ninth on floor…claimed three golds (vault, floor, tied for first on bars) and the bronze on beam at the 2003 British Championships…fourth in all-around at 2003 British Championships…at the 2002 World Championships, finished 18th on vault and 19th on floor…member of British team that was runner-up at the 2002 Commonwealth Games , where she was sixth in the all-around and eighth on the balance beam…made international debut as a member of the British gold medal team at the 2000 Olympic Hopefuls competition in the Czech Republic - she took seventh in the all-around at the same event…considers floor her best event.

MAJOR- Applied Physiology and Kinesiology: Fitness/Wellness Specialist


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