University of Iowa Athletics
PH, SR, PB, HB

Nick Merryman

Height 5-8
Class RS Sr.
Hometown Brookline, N.H.
High School Hollis Brookline

2020

  • Competed in five competitions for the Hawkeyes
  • Scored season-bests on parallel bars (13.900), high bar (13.200), and pommel horse (13.250) at Oklahoma (2/8/20)
  • Earned season best 13.450 on rings at Ohio State (3/7/20)

2019 

  • Competed in every meet for the Hawkeyes
  • Tied for third (13.350) on parallel bars against No. 1 Oklahoma
  • Contributed 13.550 (3rd) on pommel horse, 13.500 (8th) on rings and 13.900 (2nd) on parallel bars in the Hawkeyes defeat over No. 7 Nebraska
  • Posted a 13.700 on pommel horse, 13.350 on rings, 13.650 on parallel bars and 13.350 on high bar in the Hawkeyes upset over No. 3 Michigan in Ann Arbor
  • Posted a career-high 13.950 on parallel bars on day one of the Big Ten Championships
  • Tied for sixth (13.600) on parallel bars at the Big Ten Championships
  • Posted a 12.300 on pommel horse and 13.366 on parallel bars on day one of the NCAA Championships

2018

  • Competed in every meet for the Hawkeyes
  • Earned career-high scores on floor, pommel horse, vault, parallel bars, high bar, and the all-around
  • Tied for 17th on pommel horse (13.400) at the NCAA Championship finals on April 21
  • Recorded a ninth-place finish on pommel horse (13.633) at the NCAA Championship qualifier on April 20
  • Tied for 27th on pommel horse (12.600) at the Big Ten Championship team finals on April 6
  • Finished third on high bar with a career-best 13.950 and earned a career-best 13.600 on parallel bars in a tri-meet against Nebraska and Minnesota on March 25
  • Earned a sixth-place finish on pommel horse (13.300) in win over Minnesota and Air Force on March 11
  • Notched a third-place finish on pommel horse (13.350) in a win over Penn State and Arizona State on March 3
  • Posted a sixth-place finish on pommel horse (13.200), rings (13.100), and high bar (12.800) against Nebraska on Feb. 23
  • Recorded a 13th-place finish on pommel horse (13.250) and tied for 14th on parallel bars (13.350) in the Winter Cup senior session prelims on Feb. 15
  • Finished eighth on high bar (13.300) and ninth on floor with a career-best 12.750 at Oklahoma on Feb. 10
  • Earned a runner-up finish in the all-around with a career-best 77.300, tied for fourth on parallel bars (13.250), finished fourth on pommel horse (13.500), and earned a season-high 13.350 on rings against Illinois on Feb. 3
  • Notched a fourth-place finish on pommel horse (13.650) and in the all-around (74.900) and finished fifth on parallel bars (13.100) at Minnesota on Jan. 27
  • Posted a runner-up finish on pommel horse (13.650),  a fourth-place finish in the all-around (75.900), and earned a career-best 12.500 on vault in a tri-meet against UIC and Stanford on Jan. 21
  • Recorded a third-place finish on pommel horse with a career-high 14.200 at the Windy City Invitational on Jan. 13

2017

  • Competed in every meet
  • Finished 37th (12.950) on pommel horse and 39th (13.250) on rings during day two of the NCAA Championships
  • Earned a season-best 14.100 (ninth) on pommel horse and 13.700 (17th) on rings during day one of the NCAA Championships
  • Tied for 12th (13.850) on pommel horse during day one of the Big Ten Championships
  • Notched a seventh-place finish (14.100) on pommel horse in Iowa’s regular season finale at Penn State on March 25
  • Recorded a third-place finish (13.600) on pommel horse in a senior night victory against Nebraska on March 20
  • Tallied a seventh-place finish (13.450) on pommel horse at Minnesota on March 11
  • Tied for sixth (13.800) on pommel horse at Nebraska on March 4
  • Tied for seventh (13.350) on rings at Illinois on Feb. 25
  • Earned a ninth-place finish (27.400) on pommel horse during the final session of the Winter Cup Challenge
  • Tied for 12th (13.500) on pommel horse during the preliminary sessions of the Winter Cup Challenge
  • Recorded a season-best 13.550 on parallel bars against Oklahoma and Minnesota on Feb. 10
  • Tied for fifth (13.250) on parallel bars in a win at California on Feb. 6
  • Notched a runner-up finish (12.850) on pommel horse, a third-place finish (13.550) on rings, and a season-best 13.100 (fifth) on high bar in a win against UIC on Jan. 22
  • Finished 18th (12.850) on parallel bars at the Windy City Invitational on Jan. 14
  • Letterwinner.

High School

  • Two-time P&G Championship qualifier
  • Placed second on high bar, fourth on parallel bar, and eighth on pommel horse at 2016 P&G Championship
  • Placed first on pommel horse at 2015 P&G Championship
  • Six-time Junior Olympics Nationals qualifier
  • Two-time Junior Olympics National Team member
  • Four-time Academic All American.

Personal 

  • Born September 21, 1998
  • Son of Ron and Anita Merryman
  • Has one sibling, Alex
  • High school coaches were Igor Knaizev and Cal Booker
  • Bioinformatics major.