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Nicci Filchner
Nicci Filchner


Northampton, PA

High School:
Northampton HS




Arizona - 2001: Earned three top-five finishes... Career-high 9.900 on bars tied the No. 9 score on the all-time top-10 list... Scored a 9.000 on bars at the South Central Regional Championship (4/7)... Tied for 28th on bars (9.800) at the Pac-10 Championship meet (3/24)... Tied for fifth place on bars (9.850) in the North Carolina State meet (3/14)... Scored a 9.725 on bars in the Minnesota meet (3/10)... Posted a career-high 9.900 on bars and tied for third place in the event against Arizona State (3/2)... Career-high 9.900 tied he ninth-best individual bar score on the all-time top-10 list... Tied a career-high 9.825 on bars in the Stanford meet (2/23)... Tied for third place on bars - her first top-five finish this season - and set a season-high 9.800 at the Washington meet (2/18)... Set a then-season-high 9.750 on bars at the UCLA Invitational (2/11) and tied for 13th in the event... Posted a 9.525 on bars and finished in 15th place in the Denver-Oregon State meet (2/2)... Scored a 9.550 on bars and finished in ninth place against Utah (1/26)... Scored a then-season-high 9.725 on bars in the California meet (1/21)... Tied for ninth place on bars with a 9.650 in her only event for the meet at North Carolina State (1/14).

Arizona - 2000: Returned to the Arizona lineup after sitting out the 1999 season... Underwent shoulder surgery for the third time in May 2000... One of the team's most consistent bar workers this season, posting two top-five finishes in the uneven bars event... Tied for 18th on bars at the Pac-10 Championships (3/18) with a 9.800 - her second-highest score of the season... Finished in 11th place on bars with a 9.650 at the Arizona State meet (3/10)... Finished 10th on bars with a 9.700 - her third-highest bars score - in the Minnesota meet (2/20)... Landed in fifth place on bars with a career-high 9.825 in the Washington meet (2/18)... Tied for eighth place on bars (9.675) in the California-Southern Utah meet (2/4)... Tied for fifth on bars with a 9.650 in the San Jose State meet (1/28)...

Arizona - 1999: Redshirted after undergoing shoulder surgery on May 17, 1998...

Arizona - 1998: One of the team's most consistent bar workers... Tied for 23rd place (9.650) at the NCAA Midwest Regional (4/4)... Turned in a 9.625 in the final home meet of the season against Minnesota (3/6)... Posted a then-career-high and season-high 9.675 on bars at Penn State (2/28)... Scored a 9.600 on bars at Stanford (1/30)... Made her collegiate debut at Georgia (1/25) with an impressive 9.600 on bars...

Club/High School: Attended Northampton Area Senior High School, in Northampton, Pa... Competed for the Parkettes National Gymnastics Training Center in Allentown, Pa... Placed 21st nationally in the all-around and 10th on bars in 1996... Earned distinguished academic honors...

Personal: Psychology and special education major... Daughter of Duane and Susan Filchner... Father is an electrical engineer, and mother is employed by CPOA... Both parents attended Drexel University... Enjoys shopping, training her puppy Hayley and scuba diving... Full name Nicole Marie Filchner… Born 12-12-78, in Northampton, Pa.

Collegiate Best

Uneven Bars: 9.900