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Megan Bain Tidwell Athlete Profile

Megan Bain Tidwell

Position: All Around Height: 5-2 Roster Years: 2011-2014 Hometown: Draper, UT Last School: Alta High School

Academic All-America

  • 2012 Academic All-American


  • Daughter of Matthew and Lichelle Bain
  • The oldest of five children
  • Favorite event is beam
  • Enjoys hanging out with friends
  • Favorite team is the Boston Celtics

Before BYU

  • 9-time Utah state floor champion
  • Level 10 Regional beam champion
  • 2-time Junior Olympic Nationals qualifier
  • Finished in 4th on bars at Nationals


 Career Highs:

Vault: 9.900 vs. Southern Utah (1/20/2012)
Beam: 9.900, three times, last at Southern Utah (3/8/2013)
Floor: 9.900 at Washington/Seattle Pacific (3/15/2013)
Bars: 9.850 twice, last vs. Southern Utah (2/23/2013)
All-Around: 39.250 at Southern Utah (3/8/2013)

2011 | Freshman Year

  • Bain provided a solid freshman presence on the 2011 team
  • On vault, she recorded her season-high 9.800 versus Arizona
  • The rookie later posted a season-high 9.825 on balance beam against Auburn
  • Bain also demonstrated a commanding presence on floor at Auburn scoring a 9.775 twice and a 9.8 on floor
  • She gave the Cougars a team-high 9.750 at NCAA Regionals in Denver

2012 | Redshirt Year

  • Bain's first two meets had all the signs of a breakout season as the sophomore led BYU on each of the three events she competed in against N.C. State
  • The following week Bain placed in the top two of each of the events she competed in, shattering her previous career-bests with scores of 9.900 on vault, 9.900 on beam and 9.825 on floor
  • Unfortunately an injury in the third meet of the year sidelined her for the rest of the season, taking a redshirt year
  • Academic All-American

2013 | Sophomore Year

  • In first home meet of the season, posted a 9.850 on bars, 9.900 on beam (career high) and 9.825 on floor
  • Competed as an all-arounder for first time in a career with a personal best 39.250 at Southern Utah
  • Also tied personal best 9.900 on beam at SUU
  • Put together a 9.900 personal best on floor at Washington/Seattle Pacific
  • Scored a career high 9.850 on bars in two meets (vs. Utah State, vs. SUU)
  • Competed at NCAA Regional as an all-arounder, logging a 9.825 on floor

2014 | Junior Year

  • Competed in every meet of the 2014 season 
  • In all but three meets this year, Tidwell competed on bars, beam and floor (the other three meets she did bars and beam)
  • Scored a season-high 9.825 on bars two times (at Arizona, vs Denver)
  • On beam, her best mark of the season was a 9.850 which she earned twice (at Boise State, vs Washington)
  • Posted a 9.825 on floor vs SUU and Utah State