Women's Swimming

 

  Nicole LeBarge
Nicole LeBarge

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lee, N.H.

High School:
Oyster River

Height:
5-6

Event:
Free

Birthdate:
02/12/1985


  • Q&A with Nicole LeBarge
    General: Ranks third all-time in UMass history in the 50-yard free (24.23 seconds) ... swam the lead leg of the school-record setting 200-yard free relay team (1:36.43) which finished third at the 2005 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19).

    2006-07 (Senior): Swam the 50 Yard Freestyle (25.07) for a second place finish, the 100 Yard Free for seventh place (55.62), the 200 Yard Medley Relay for third place (1:52.46) and the 400 Freestyle Relay for sixth place (3:46.58) at Colgate/Binghamton (1/27) ... At Boston College (1/20), placed second in the 50 Free with a time of 25.03 and helped her teammates to a third place finish in the 200 Yard Medley (1:54.83) as well as a fourth place in the 400 Freestyle Relay (3:46.82) ... At the Rhode Island Invitational (1/13) swam the 50 free in 25.52 to finish in second and placed sixth in the 100 Yard Freestyle (56.93) and 400 Medley Relay (4:14.88) ...

    2005-06 (Junior): Finished first with teammates Taryn Prout, Melissa Stango, and Christa Narus against Stony Brook (10/29) and at Southern Connecticut State (11/6) in the 200 Medley Relay ... Has dominated the 50-Yard Free with three first place finishes, (25.12) against Stony Brook, (25.14) at Boston University, with her fastest time (24.84) at Southern Connecticut State (11/6), and one second place finish (25.42) at the UConn Invitational (10/15) ... Has also been strong in the 100-Yard Free, with her top performance at BU (11/12) where she finished second (54.92)...Had a fifth place finish (1:39.80) with her teammates in the 200 Freestyle Relay and an 8th (24.84) place finish in the 50 Yard Freestyle at the Brown Invitational (12/2). Also placed 9th (4:07.55) in the 400 Yard Medley Relay with her teammates... At the Rhode Island Invitational (1/14) finished first in the 50-yard free (24.83) and second in the 100-yard free (53.86) ... Against Boston College (1/21) finished third in the 50-yard free (25.10), and fifth in the 100-yard free (56.15) ... Against CCSU (1/22) finished first in teh 50-yard free (24.98) and third in the 100-yard free (55.41) ... Against Fordham (1/28) finished first in the 50-yard free (25.19)

    2004-05 (Sophomore): Posted the third fastest time in UMass history in the 50-yard free (24.23 seconds) during the preliminary race of the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19) ... at the A-10 meet, placed seventh in the 50-yard free (24.47 seconds), 12th in the 100-yard free (53.75 seconds) ... swam the lead leg of the school record setting 200-yard free relay team (1:36.43) which captured third at the A-10 Championships ... also a member of the fourth-place 400-yard free relay team, the fifth-place 400-yard medley relay team, and the sixth-place 800-yard free relay team ... won the 50-yard free (24.71) and the 100-yard free (54.13) at Boston University (11/13) ... posted six victories in the 50-yard free and had three wins in the 100-yard free.

    2003-04 (Freshman): Ranked second on the team in the 100-yard freestyle (53.96) which she set at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/21) ... competed on the 200-yard medley relay team, the 200-yard free relay team, the 400-yard free relay team ... finished first in the 50 free (24.76) and third in the 100 free (55.17) versus Fordham (1/31) ... won the 50 free (25.12) and finished third in the 500 free (5:28.80) at Southern Connecticut (1/18) ... at Boston College (1/24), finished third in the 50 free (25.67) ... placed second in the 50 free (25.53) and third in the 100 free (55.96) at Rhode Island (1/10) ... at the Nutmeg Invitational (12/5), finished second in the 50 free (25.13) and swam the lead leg on the 200-yard freestyle relay team (1:38.33) which finished first ... versus St. John's (11/22), finished fourth in the 200 free (2:01.71), second in the 50 free (25.27) and swam the lead leg on the champion 200 free relay team (1:40.42) ... won the 50 free (25.13) in her first home meet versus Boston University (11/8) ... at New Hampshire (10/25), won the 50 free (25.29) and swam lead-leg on the first-place 200 free relay team (1:39.96) ... won the 50 free (25.21) at the UConn Invitational (10/18) which was her first collegiate competition.

    Before UMass: Four-time letterwinner at Oyster River High School ... team captain senior year ... swam at the Senior Nationals in the 400-yard free relay, 400-yard IM relay, 800-yard free relay, 50-yard free and 100-yard free ... received Four Year Excellence award ... team MVP twice ... member of Amnesty International and the National Honors Society.

    Personal: Born on February 12, 1985 in Dover, N.H. ... daughter of Michael and Sheila LeBarge ... majoring in art.

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      Event Calendar

      Saturday, Jan 3
      at Loyola Invitational 10:00 AM
      Friday, Jan 9
      at Rhode island Invitational 6:00 PM
      Saturday, Jan 10
      at Rhode island Invitational 10:00 AM
      Saturday, Jan 17
      vs Bryant 12:00 PM Senior Day
      Friday, Jan 23
      at Dartmouth Invitational 5:00 PM
      Saturday, Jan 24
      at Dartmouth Invitational 10:00 AM
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