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Noah Nichols

Breaststroke/IM
Position
Senior
Class
Midlothian, Va.
Hometown
Steward School
High School
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All-America
2023:
200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay
2022:
200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay
2021:
100 Breast, 400 Medley Relay

ACC Champion
2024:
100 Breast
2023:
100 Breast

All-ACC
2024:
100 Breast
2023:
100 Breast, 200 Breast
2021:
100 Breast

2023-24
• Finished fifth in 200 breast (1:53.06) at ACC Championships
• Part of the fourth-place 400 medley relay (3:03.78) at ACC Championships
• Won the 100 breast with time of 50.89 at ACC Championships
• Placed first in 100 Breast (51.83) at Cavalier Invite
• Finished second in the 200 Medley Relay with a time of 1:25.27 at UNC/NC meet
• Won the 100 breast with a time of 52.38 at UNC/NC meet
• Finished fourth in the men’s 100-meter breaststroke with a time of 1:00.92 at TYR Pro Swim series.
• Won the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 52.91 against Virginia Tech
• Finished second in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:56.44 against Virginia Tech
• Finished third with a time of 1:51.32 in 200 IM against Virginia Tech
• Finished second in the 200-yard medley relay (1:26.71) against Virginia Tech
• Finished sixth in the 100-meter breaststroke with a time of 1:00.22 at Toyota U.S. Open
• Finished second in the 200 breast (1:54.20) at Tennessee Invite
• Won the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 51.67 at Tennessee Invite
• Finished second in the 200-medley relay with a time of 1:23.96 at Tennessee Invite
• Finished second (1:43.73) in the 200 IM at Tennessee Invite
• Finished second in the 400-yard medley relay (3:05.60) at Tennessee Invite
• Gold medalist at the 2023 Pan American Games (men’s 4×100 medley relay), and silver medalist (100 breast)
• Won the 400-yard medley relay (3:11.05) against Texas
• Won the 200 breast (1:56.12) against Texas
• Won the men’s 200-yard medley relay against Texas
• Won the 100-yard breaststroke super final (52.39) against Texas

2022-23
• Member of 200 medley relay that placed 8th at NCAAs
• Member of 400 medley relay that placed 10th at NCAAs
• Helped UVA to 13th in 400 free relay at NCAAs
• Won the 100 breast, setting a a meet and conference record at ACC Championships
• Placed third in the 100 back at Nationals breaking a UVA record
• Won the 100 breast at the Cavalier Invite
• Won the 200 breast and placed second in the 100 breast against NC State and North Carolina
• Won the 100 breast against Virginia Tech
• Swam second leg of the 200 medley relay placing first against Virginia Tech
• Placed second in the 200 IM at the Tennessee Invitational
• Won the 100 breast at the Tennessee Invitational
• Placed second in the 200 breast at the Tennessee Invitational
• Won the 200 breast against Texas
• Won the 100 breast and 200 breast against Florida

2021-22
• Swam breaststroke leg of 200 medley relay finishing 11th at NCAA Championships
• Finished fifth in the 100 breast, ninth in 200 breast and 18th in 200 IM with season-best times at the ACC Championships
• Won the 200 medley relay and placed second in the 200 breast at Cal
• Finished third in the 100 fly vs. Army
• Was second in the 200 breast and 400 medley relay vs. Texas
• Second in the 400 medley relay and third in the 200 breast at the Tennessee Invitational
• Won a silver medal in the 100 breast at the 2021 Toyota U.S. Open Championships
• Won the 400 medley relay, 100 breast and 200 breast against North Carolina
•  Won the 100 and 200 breast vs. NC State

2020-21
• Earned All-America honors with the 400-yard medley relay that finished ninth and set a school record at the NCAA Championships
• Finished 14th in the 100-yard breaststroke and 29th in the 200-yard breaststroke at NCAA Championships
• Earned All-ACC honors with a second-place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke, also finished fifth in the 200-yard breaststroke and 19th in the 200-yard IM at the ACC Championships
• Swam breaststroke leg of the 400-yard medley relay that finished fourth at ACCs
• Recorded a time of 1:56.91 in the 200 breast and 1:49.12 in the 200 IM in the team’s double dual meet against Alabama and Tennessee

Background
• Named Poseidon Swimming’s Swimmer of the Year seven times
• Named Steward School’s MVP four times
• Two-time high school All-American
• Three-time team captain for Steward School

Personal
• Foreign Affairs major
• Son of Lara Nichols and Prescott Nichols
• Has one sister, Kendall
• National Honors Society member
• Member of high school entrepreneurship program