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  Troy Nichols
Troy Nichols

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Clifton Park, N.Y.

High School:
Shenendehowa

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 165

Event:
Free

Birthdate:
06/19/1992


2012-2013 (Junior): Won first place in the 200-yard IM posting a time of (1:57.52), also placed second in the 200 Freestyle (1:44.19) at Fordham (2/2) ... Placed first in the 800- yard Freestyle Relay with the team posting an overall time of (4:46.40) at Bryant on (1/19) ... Finished second place in the 200-yard IM with a time of (1.57.36) also finishing second in the 200-yard Freestyle (1:27.29) at the URI Invitational (1/12) ... Received first place in the 400 Freestyle Relay (3:10.26) and the 200-yard IM (1:57.71) and placed second in the 200 Freestyle (1:45.81) as well as the 200-yard Backstroke (1:55.69) at Binghamton on (11/3) ... Captured a second place finish in the 400-yard Freestyle Relay posting a time of (3:08.80) at Boston University (10/13).

2011-12 (Sophomore): Finished second in the 500 Yard Freestyle (4:48.64), second in the 400 Yard Freestyle Relay (3:11.36), third in the 200 Yard Freestyle (1:45.00), and second in the 100 Yard Freestyle (48.29) against Boston University (10/15).

2010-11 (Freshman): Finished fifth in the 500 free (4:36.51) and first as a member of the 800 free relay (6:35.92) at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/23-26) ... Placed first in 1000 freestyle (9:58.22), third in the 200 freestyle relay (1:27.16), and fourth in the 100 freestyle (47.96) vs. Fordham (2/5)... Took first in both the 400 freestyle relay (3:08.93) and in the 800 freestyle relay (6:47.45), third in the 500 freestyle (4:41.37), fifth in the 1000 freestyle (9:45.10), and ninth in the 100 backstroke (54.09) at Dartmouth's Invitational (1/29)... Finished first in 200 backstroke (1:54.13) and tied for first in the 200 IM (1:56.80) vs. BC (1/21)... Placed fourth in 200 yard back ( 1:58.92), third in 500 yard free (4:54.41), helped take third in 500 yard free relay (4:14.13), and finished seventh in 400 yard IM (4:28.65) at Binghamton (11/6) ... Finished second in the 500-yard freestyle (4:48.74) and the 200-yard freestyle (1:47.13) against BU (10/16). Helped place third in both the 200-yard freestyle (24.52)and in the 200 yard freestyle relay (22.40) and finished fifth in the 500-yard freestyle (4:51.07) against Army (10/23).

Before UMass: Senior captain of Shenendehowa High School Swim Team under head coach Chuck Dunham which was ranked #1 in the state ... Named an All-American as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Holds high school records in the 200 free (1:41.03) and the 400 Free Relay (3:08.78).

Personal: Troy Richard Nichols ... Born on June 19, 1992 ... Son of Duane and Gina Nichols ... Brother of Taylor.

Career Best Times
Event (School Record Rank) Time Date
50 Freestyle :21.22 11/16/2012
100 Freestyle :46.53 2/22/2012
200 Freestyle (10th) 1:39.87 2/22/2012
500 Freestyle 4:36.51 2/23/2011
1000 Freestyle 9:45.10 1/28/2011
1650 Freestyle 16:55.08 11/19/2010
100 Backstroke :54.09 11/16/2012
200 Backstroke (9th) 1:49.91 2/20/2013
200 IM 1:52.81 2/20/2013
400 IM 4:16.23 11/19/2010

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Oct 18
    vs Army 2:00 PM
    Saturday, Oct 25
    at Boston University 1:00 PM
    Friday, Oct 31
    at Binghamton 5:00 PM
    Saturday, Nov 1
    at Binghamton 10:00 AM
    Saturday, Nov 8
    vs Brown 1:00 PM
    Friday, Nov 21
    at Terrier Invitational 10:00 AM Prelims: 10 am
    Finals: 6 pm
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