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Madeline Nilsson Athlete Profile

Madeline Nilsson

Positions: Vault, Beam, Bars Height: 5-2 Roster Years: 2013-2015 Hometown: Littleton, CO Last School: Rock Canyon High School


  • Daughter of Greg and Carol Nilsson
  • Second of six children
  • Favorite event is vault
  • Majoring in exercise science
  • Loves biking and played violin for eight years

Before BYU

  • 2012 Junior Olympic Nationals, finished 4th on bars, 5th on vault, 17th all-around
  • 2012 Level 10 Region 3 Championships, finished 2nd all-around, 2nd on beam
  • 2011 Junior Olympic Nationals, finished 9th on vault, 15th on bars
  • 2011 Level 10 Region 3 Championships finished 3rd all-around
  • 2010 Western National beam champion, Region 3 beam and bars champion
  • Four-time Colorado State all-around and beam champion
  • Region 3 All-Star meet: 1st place beam and Colorado All-Stars team member
  • National TOPS team member

2013 | Freshman Year

  • Injured knee at Texas Woman's

2014 | Sophomore Year

  • Recorded a personal-best 9.800 on vault in the opening meet of the season at Utah
  • Scored a 9.800 on vault two more times