Minnesota rallied back after first rotation to earn a spot in the evening session of the Big Ten Championship.
Lindsay Mable claimed her fifth straight all-around title and three Gopher gymnast combined to win all four individual titles in Saturday night's victory
Minnesota falls for the second time this season to the defending national champions
Gophers fall in first Big Ten Conference match up of the season
No. 17 Gophers defeat No. 25 Cyclones in season opener
2016 • Senior Season
Named First Team All-American on Beam • tallied a 9.9125 on beam at NCAA Championships (4/15) • tallied a 9.925 on beam at NCAA Regionals (4/2) • named NACGCW regular season All-American • named First Team All-Big Ten • named Academic All-Big Ten • notched a 9.900 on beam at Big Ten championships (3/19) • scored a perfect 10.000 and claimed first on beam at the Big Five qualifier (3/12) • claimed first on beam with a 9.950 at Air Force (3/6) • notched a 9.850 on beam at Denver (3/4) • earned a 9.850 on beam in the Best of Minnesota meet (2/27) • notched a 9.625 on beam at Iowa State/Air Force (2/19) • notched a 9.775 on beam at Nebraska (2/12) • earned a 9.750 on beam at Ohio State (1/30) • notched a 9.875 on beam vs. Illinois (2/6) • named Big Ten Event Specialist of the week for her performance against Michigan State • placed first on balance beam (9.950) vs. Michigan State (1/23) • tied for first place on beam (9.850) vs Maryland (1/16) • competed on balance beam vs Iowa State (1/9).
2015 • Junior Season
Appeared in all fourteen meets for the Gophers competing on the balance beam • placed first with a score of 9.875 at Maryland (1/15) • scored a 9.875 tying for second place vs. Oklahoma (1/17) • finished first after tallying a 9.900 vs. Ohio State (1/31) • tied for second with teammate Lindsay Mable with a score of 9.900 at the NCAA Regional (4/4).
2014 • Sophomore Season
NCAA First Team All-American on the balance beam • placed 16th on the balance beam at the NCAA Individual Event Finals • named Second Team All-Big Ten • competed in nine meets, appearing on the beam in all of them with four showings on the floor exercise • won the balance beam at five meets • set a career-high and tied the second-best balance beam score in school history with a 9.950 at home against Michigan State (2/15).
2013 • Freshman Season
First Team All-American on balance beam and placed second in the nation at the NCAA Nationals • saw season-best scores of 9.800 on floor at Washington and Illinois • scored a career-high 9.875 tying for second on balance beam against Illinois • helped Minnesota with tying its season best on balance beam with a 49.325 by contributing a 9.900 score against Ohio State • recorded personal-best on beam with 9.925 to tie for third at Florida (3/1) • saw collegiate and Gopher debut at Washington (1/12) on vault (9.700), beam (9.850) and floor (9.800).
2012 graduate of Spectrum High School • trained with the Twin City Twisters • coached by Mike Hunger and Sami Wozney • five-time Junior Olympic Level 10 National Championship qualifier • captured the balance beam title and finished fourth on both floor and all-around at the 2012 J.O. Nationals • finished first in the all-around, floor, vault, and beam, while placing second on bars at the 2012 Regional Meet • finished third on the beam and 11th in the all-around at the 2011 J.O. National meet • took first on bars, beam, floor and all-around, while placing third in the vault at the 2011 Regional Meet • claimed first place in the all-around, floor, and beam and second in the vault at the IGI Chicago Style meet.
Daughter of Arnie and Linda Nordquist • has an older sister (Hope) • former club teammate of ex-Gophers Lucy Ennis and Amber Hammerschmidt • majoring in communications.
|Hanna Nordquist's Season Highs (As of 4/19/16)|
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