Nickie Bykhovsky
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Jose, Calif.

High School:
Lynbrook HS '03

Height:
5-4

Position:
V/UB

Major:
History

2004: Appeared on bars in 13 meets, vault in 11... Had season-best vault of 9.650 at Sacramento State triangular... Added 9.625 a week later at MPSF Championships, then back-to-back 9.550s at USAG nationals... Also had best bars score at Sac State, hitting 9.775... Recorded 9.750 on bars at San Jose State, then hit 9.700 in same gym during MPSF meet.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Graduated from Lynbrook HS in 2003... Four-time Level 10 national qualifier for Airborne Gymnastics Training Center... Won vault and finished 3rd on floor in 2000... Captured vault title at both regional and state meet in 2001.

PERSONAL: Born in Stanford, Calif.... Majoring in history... Has an older sister, Natasha (23)... Hopes to become an orthopedic surgeon... Besides gymnastics, would consider competing in track & field as a pole vaulter... Proudest personal accomplishments were her regional and national vault titles and inventing a skill on bars.