It is the first national honor for the Air Force sophomore.
He is the third Falcon in four weeks to earn the weekly MPSF honor.
The 32nd-annual meet begins at 6 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Cadet West Gym.
FRESHMAN YEAR (2012): USAG All-American on the floor exercise...competed on that event in every competition...posted a career-best 14.700 at Army...that score is ranked 11th on the Academy's all-time list...posted four additional scores that are ranked among the program's top-20...placed sixth at the USAG national meet with a score of 13.600...member of the pommel horse lineup during eight meets...scored a career-best 13.750 in the team finals of the USAG National Championships...competed on the parallel bars in seven meets...scored a career-best 13.800 on three occasions (against Illinois-Chicago, at Arizona State, at NCAA National Qualifier)...also performed on the high bar three times...scored a personal-high 13.600 at the Temple Tri-Meet.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Rampart High School...member of the student council for four years...served as student body president during senior year...also served as president of the National Honor Society...competed at the club level for the Colorado Training Center...coached by Ron Brant...placed ninth on the high bar at the 2011 Junior Olympic Nationals...finished second in the all-around at the 2011 Region IX Championships...five-time qualifier to the Junior Olympic Nationals...four-time first-team Academic All-American.
PERSONAL: Full name is Nicholas Frank Gaudlip...goes by Nick...nickname is "Bieber"...son of Fred and Beth Gaudlip...father is retired Air Force...has one older brother, Austin...majoring in biology (premed)...future plans include becoming a combat rescue officer...has lived "pretty much everywhere" by growing up in a military family...was born in England and has dual citizenship...hobbies include golf, fishing and drawing...favorite quote is "When are champions made? Every day at practice"...completed Jump over the summer...favorite event to train on is the pommel horse, because "it is definitely the most difficult, so new skills are the most rewarding"...favorite event for competition is the high bar, because "it's a crowd pleaser and I feed on the energy of everybody watching"...member of Cadet Squadron 39.