Pre-Oregon State Nicole finished first on the balance beam and floor exercise at the 2011 Metroplex Challenge ... finished second in the all-around and first on vault at the WOGA Classic ... won the uneven bars title at the Alamo Classic in 2011 ... placed third in the all-around and first on the floor at the Texas State Championships and finished second on the floor at Region 3 Championships in 2011 ... won the 2010 all-around at the Level 10 Texas State Championships ... won the 2009 all-around at the Level 9 Region 3 Championships ... trained at Texas Dreams Gymnastics andMetroplex Gymnastics for five years under coaches Marnie Futch and Gina Logan ... trained at Top Flight Gymnastics as a senior under coaches Preston and LeAnn Sweny.
Personal Born in Lubbock, Texas ... daughter of Cristin and Bryan Turner ... has one sister, Maggie, and one brother, Jack ... graduated high school with a 4.02 grade point average ... enjoys boating and jet skiing ... lists her favorite athlete as Elvis Andrus of the Texas Rangers ... chose OSU "because of the many opportunities OSU will bring me. The academics as well as the competitive gymnastics program will allow me to continue to excel in school as well as in the gym. Also, the team and coaches made me feel right at home on my visit. When I went back home I knew Corvallis was where I wanted to go" ... majoring in biology with plans to be a doctor.