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Dana Nessler

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Position
Senior
Class
Jacksonville, Fla.
Hometown
The Bolles School
High School

Virginia Career Bests
50 Free:
22.98
100 Free: 50.51
200 Free: 1:51.47
100 Fly: 57.06

2013-14
Finished second in the 50 free and fourth in the 100 free at the Cavalier Invite
Swam a career-best in the 200 free (1:51.47) and a season-best time in the 50 free (23.14) at the Ohio State Invite
Placed eighth in the 50 free and 14th in the 100 free at the OSU Invite
Posted a season-best mark in the 100 free in 50.72 at the Cavalier Invite

2012-13
Set a career-best in the 50-yard freestyle (22.98) at the Georgia Fall Invitational, finishing 13th
Swam a season-best 50.95 in the 100 free at the Cavalier Invite
Placed second in the 50 free and third in the 100 free at the Cavalier Invite

2011-12
Swam a career-best 23.05 in the 50 free in a swim-off at the Georgia Fall Invite
Clocked a career-best 57.06 in the 100 fly and a season-best 50.71 in the 100 free at the same meet
Touched third in the 100 free against Virginia Tech

2010-11
Finished second in both the 50 freestyle (23.49) and 100 freestyle (50.99) at the Terrapin Invitational
Went faster in the preliminaries of the 100 freestyle, touching in 50.51
Member of the 200 freestyle relay and 400 medley relay teams that collected first-place honors at the Terrapin Invitational
Clocked a time of 1:54.82 in the 200 freestyle at the Georgia Invitational (Dec. 4)
Also posted a mark of 57.54 in the 100 butterfly in Athens

High School
Won four consecutive state championships at The Bolles School
2009 state champion in the 50 freestyle
Member of the 200 medley relay team that broke the national record in 2009
Two-time Florida All-Coast first team selection
Member of the National Spanish Honor Society and National German Honor Society

Personal
Daughter of Michael and Anne Nessler
Has an older sister, Kirstin