Sara Nicponski
blank Sara Nicponski
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Salt Lake City, Utah

High School:
Skyline

Last College:
UC-Santa Barbara

Event:
Breast

2010-2011:

• Helped the 400 medley relay finish seventh and the 200 medley relay place 13th at the NCAAs.
• Placed ninth in the 100 breaststroke and 14th in the 200 breaststroke and competed in the 200 individual medley as Georgia repeated as the SEC champion.
• Named to the 2011 Spring Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
• Named to the 2010-11 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2009-2010:
• Finished seventh in the 200 breaststroke and seventh in the 100 breaststroke at the SEC Championships.
• Recorded B-cut times of 1:01.85 in the 100 breaststroke and 2:14.37 in the 200 breaststroke.
• Named to the Fall 2009 Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
2008-2009:
• Competing for UC-Santa Barbara, finished 21st in the 100 breaststroke and 34th in the 200 breaststroke at the NCAA Championships.
• Swam on the 400 medley relay that came in 19th at the NCAAs.
• Placed third in the 100 and 200 breaststroke and finished ninth in the 200 individual medley at the Big West Championships.
2007-2008:
• Competing for UC-Santa Barbara, placed 20th in the 100 breaststroke and 25th in the 200 breaststroke at the NCAAs.
• Finished 12th with the 200 medley relay and 15th with the 400 medley relay at the NCAAs.
• Named the Big West Conference Freshman of the Year.
• Was the Big West champion, as well as school and conference record-holder, on the 200 medley relay and conference champion and school record-holder on the 400 medley relay.
• Placed second in both the 100 and 200 breaststroke at the Big West Championship.
• Earned CollegeSwimming.com Mid-Major All-American accolades.
International:
• Competed at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials, placing 22nd in the 100m breaststroke and 43rd in the 200m breaststroke.
• Placed 10th in the 100m breaststroke and 23rd in the 200m breaststroke at the 2008 U.S. Open.
High School:
• Graduated from Skyline and competed for Coach Matt Vicario for Skyline and the Eagle Aquatic Team.
• Named 2007 Utah Swimmer of the Year.
• Was an All-American in 2006-07 in the 100 breaststroke.
• Set Utah swimming records in both yards and meters for the 100 and 200 breaststroke.
• Was the 2007 Junior National Champion in the 100 breaststroke.
• Played water polo for Skyline.
• Set the Georgia swimming state record in the 100m breaststroke.
Personal:
• Born Sept. 6, 1988.
• Daughter of Steve and Nan Nicponski.
• Majoring in Speech Communication.
Collegiate Personal Bests:
100 Breaststroke 59.84 10 UGA Invitational
200 Breaststroke 2:11.50 09 Big West Championships

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