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
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2016 • Senior Season: Competed on balance beam vs Iowa State (1/9) • tied for first place on beam (9.850) vs Maryland (1/16) • placed first on balance beam (9.950) vs. Michigan State (1/23) • named Big Ten Event Specialist of the week for her performance against Michigan State • earned a 9.750 on beam at Ohio State (1/30).
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 (Feb. 15) • notched a season-high score on the floor with a 9.750 on the road Jan. 13 against Washington and equaled it Feb. 15 versus Michigan State.
2013 • Freshman Season: Saw collegiate and Gopher debut at Washington (Jan. 12) on vault (9.700), beam (9.850) and floor (9.800) • recorded personal-best on beam with 9.925 to tie for third at Florida (March 1) • helped Minnesota with tying its season best on balance beam with a 49.325 by contributing a 9.900 score against Ohio State • scored a career-high 9.875 tying for second on balance beam against Illinois • saw season-best scores of 9.800 on floor at Washington and Illinois • was a First Team All-American on balance beam and placed second in the nation at the NCAA Nationals.
High School/Club: A 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.
Personal: 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 1/28/16)|
Gophers Win Fifth Straight
The Gophers defeated the Fighting Illini 195.775-195.000 on Saturday at the Sports Pavilion to mark the team's fifth straight victory of the season.
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