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2013 Men's Swimming & Diving Roster

Nicholas Alexiou

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CLASS
SO
Hometown
Clearwater, Fla.
Experience
School
Clearwater

One-Time All America (Virginia, 2013)

2015 SEC Champion (800 Free Relay)

2015 First Team All-SEC

2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll Selection

One-Time All-ACC (Virginia, 2013)

 

UF All-Time Rankings:
800 Free Relay: First (6:12.85)

Top Times

(Yards)

50 Free: 21.68 (Pinch-A-Penny All-Florida Invitational, Oct. 3-5, 2014)
100 Free: 44.32 (Last Chance Meet, March 9-11, 2015)

200 Free: 1:34.45 (Last Chance Meet, March 9-11, 2015)

500 Free: 4:19.66 (2013 ACC Championships)

1,000 Free: 9:30.87 (LSU, Oct. 10, 2014)
100 Back: 53.05 (Pinch-A-Penny All-Florida Invitational, Oct. 3-5, 2014)
200 Back: 1:45.09p (2015 SEC Championships)

 

(Meters)

200 Free: 1:49.71 (2012 FL Spring Senior Championships)

400 Free: 3:55.70 (2012 FL Spring Senior Championships)

 

International Competition:

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).

 

At Florida

2014-15:
NCAA Championships:
Notched times of 1:35.45 and 4:22.79 in the 200-yard and 500-yard freestyle prelims and helped UF reach the B-Final in the 400-yard freestyle relay, as he combined with Caeleb Dressel, Corey Main and Dan Wallace for a mark of 2:52.39 in the prelims… SEC Championships: Placed first in the B-Final of the 200-yard freestyle with a mark of 1:35.09, finished sixth in the C-Final of both the 200-yard (1:46.09) and 500-yard (4:23.11) freestyle races and was a member of the Gators SEC Champion 800-yard freestyle relay team (6:12.85 – UF record)… Recorded his first victory as a Gator, when he won the 1,000-yard freestyle in a dual meet against LSU with a time of 9:30.87… Made his UF debut in at the Pinch A Penny All Florida Invitational where he competed in multiple events and recorded his top finish in the 200-yard freestyle, as he placed third (1:31.58)… Honors: SEC Champion… First Team All-SEC… 2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll.


2014:

Joined the Gators in January of 2014 … Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules.

 

At Virginia

2012-13:

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.”

 

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