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  Nicole Dayton
Nicole Dayton

Player Profile

Grand Rapids, Mich.

High School:
East Grand Rapids




Dayton Competes at NCAA Individual Event Finals

Dayton scored 9.900 or higher seven times in senior campaign


Stanford Finishes Sixth at NCAA Championships Semifinal

Dayton earns first All-America honor on vault, Rice on floor


Seven Gymnasts Receive Pac-12 All-Academic Honors

Shona Morgan named to Pac-12 All-Academic first team


Stanford Seeks Seventh Super Six

Cardinal makes NCAA Championships appearance for sixth time in seven years, 13th overall


Stanford Earns Bid to NCAA Championships

Hong and Morgan claim regional titles


Stanford vs. Washington Gymnastics

Stanford vs. Washington Gymnastics


Stanford vs. San Jose State, Sac State & UC Davis

Stanford vs. San Jose State, Sac State & UC Davis

Nicole Dayton

2013 Season (Senior): Team co-captain ... first team All-America on vault ... finished tied for 14th on vault at the NCAA Individual Event Finals (April 21) ... all-Pac-12 second team on vault ... claimed four vault victories on the season - double her amount from 2012 (two) ... had seven 9.900 scores or higher on vault ... claimed two of the top three scores for Stanford on vault ... Pac-12 Specialist of the Week (Jan. 8) ... Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.

2012 Season (Junior):
Punctuated Stanford's performance at the NCAA Super Six with a career-best 9.950 on the vault on the Cardinal's final routine of the meet ... the 49.550 was Stanford's highest team in score in any event all season and the second-best vault score in school history ... was Stanford's vault anchor in seven of the final eight meets of the season ... was a regular in the vault and floor exercise lineups, missing only one meet on vault because of injury ... scored at least 9.750 on every vault ... had two first-place finishes: at the NorCal Quad Meet (Jan. 15) and at Cal (Feb. 12).

2011 Season (Sophomore): Captured the team's Most Improved Award ... set career highs in all three events she competed in ... vaulted for Stanford in all 11 competitions ... earned her first ever individual victory, scoring 9.850 in the vault at Arizona (Feb. 18), tying the career high she set five days before against Michigan and Nebraska ... competed in the bars four times, setting a career-high 9.800 in her season debut in the event against San Jose State (Feb. 5) ... made her collegiate debut in the floor against UCLA ... would go on to compete in the event seven times ... never scored below 9.700 in any event.

2010 Season (Freshman): Finished second overall and first on her team during her collegiate vault debut (Feb. 14) in dual-meet victory at eventual NCAA champ UCLA ... her score was a 9.825, her collegiate career high in any event ... finished tied for 13th in the Pac-10 on vault (9.80) ... competed four times on vault and once on bars. Club/High School: A 2009 graduate of East Grand Rapids (Mich.) High School ... a powerful and dynamic gymnast, who is especially strong on floor and vault ... a five-time Junior Olympic national qualifier, a three-time national vault champion and a four-time Region 5 All-Star team member ... won Region 5 all-around title three times and was the Michigan state all-around champion from 2004-2009 ... captured the Region 5 vault title in 2009 at Level 10, as well as state titles in beam, vault and all-around ... represented Geddert's Twistars USA of Diamondale, Mich., where she was coached by John and Kathryn Geddart.

Personal: Daughter of Rick and Margi Dayton ... has three brothers, Alec, Joel and Ryan, and a sister, Anna ... father played running back at Utah State ... enjoys reading, boating, scrapbooking and walking.

Vault Bars Beam Floor All-Around
2010 bests 9.825 9.575 -- -- --
2011 bests 9.850 9.800 -- 9.850 --
2012 bests 9.950 9.800 -- 9.825 --
2013 bests 9.950 9.775 -- 9.875 --
Collegiate bests 9.950 9.800 -- 9.875 --