- Nicholas Alexiou
- Clearwater, Fla.
One-Time All America (Virginia, 2013)
One-Time All-ACC (Virginia, 2013)
100 Free: 44.67 (2013 ACC Championships)
200 Free: 1:34.80 (2013 ACC Championships)
500 Free: 4:19.66 (2013 ACC Championships)
200 Free: 1:49.71 (2012 FL Spring Senior Championships)
400 Free: 3:55.70 (2012 FL Spring Senior Championships)
Was a member of the 2012 and the 2013 U.S. Junior National Teams… Won the 200-meter freestyle at the 2011 Speedo Junior National Championships… Two-time U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier (200-meter freestyle, 400-meter freestyle).
Joined the Gators in January of 2014 … Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules.
NCAA Championships: Honorable mention All-American with 800-yard freestyle relay that placed 13th… Individually, finished 27th in the 200-yard freestyle and 37th in the 500-yard freestyle… ACC Championships: Was a member of the ACC Champion 800-yard freestyle relay team… Earned All-ACC accolades for that and for a third place finish in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of1:35.57… Finished sixth in the 200-yard freestyle and 12th in the 500-yard freestyle at the Georgia Invitational… Honors: All-ACC in two events.
Prior to Florida:
Two-time Florida 3A State champion in 2011… Coached in High School by Randy Reese… Was a member of the National Honor Society and was his class Treasurer… Trained with St. Petersburg Aquatics under Fred Lewis… Trained with former UF swimmer Cameron Martin… Sister, Kristina, swims for the University of North Florida.
Coach Troy on Nicholas:
“Nicholas is one of the best middle distance freestyle swimmers in the country. He adds a lot to our team, inside and out of the pool.”