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Nico Ferrara

Sprint Free/Fly
Position
Junior
Class
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Hometown
Pine Crest
High School

Virginia Career Bests
50 Free:
20.54
100 Free: 44.77
200 Free: 1:41.37
100 Fly: 50.14

2019-20
• NCAA Championships cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
• Swam a career-best time of 20.54 in the 50-yard freestyle against NC State
• Swam a time of 44.77 against UNC, a collegiate best in the event
• Recorded a career-best time in the 100-yard butterfly (50.14) at the Tennessee Invitational
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2018-19
• Recorded season-best swims in the 100 and 200 free at the Liberty Last Chance meet
• Capture a career-best swim in the 50 free at the UGA Fall Invitational, swimming leadoff for the 200-yard freestyle relay
• Finished 21st in the 50 free and 23rd in the 100 free at the UGA Fall Invitational
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

Background
• Qualified for the USA Swimming Junior Nationals as a junior and senior
• Pine Crest’s MVP and most outstanding performer as a junior and senior
• Was district and regional champion in the 100-yard freestyle and the district champion in the 200-yard medley relay and 200-yard freestyle relay
• Regional champion in the 50-yard freestyle
• Captured a silver medal at the regional championships in the 200-yard medley relay, 200-yard free relay and 50-yard freestyle
• Holds school record in the 200-yard medley relay
• Named first-team All-Broward County four times
• Captured the Andy Coan Most Outstanding Competitor Award at the 53rd Woodson Invitational
• Nominated for the Miami-Herald Scholar-Athlete of the Year
• Served as high school team captain senior year
• Swam for Pine Crest Swimming

Personal
• Son of Lisa and Michael Ferrara
• Has two brothers, Luc and Roman