Position
Freesytle/butterfly
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Baton Rouge, La.
High School
Shepherd?s Staff Academy

FRESHMAN SEASON (2017-18)
Opened the season with fifth and seventh place finishes in the 100-yard freestyle and 50 free with times of 25.03 and 53.57 respectively against Loyola and Tulane … Swam a personal-best time of 2:22.45 in the 200-yard butterfly against Pittsburgh and Virginia … Anchored the 400-yard freestyle relay team that finished 14th at the Art Adamson Invitational … Placed fifth and seventh in the 100 fly and the 50 free with times of 59.53 and 24.55 respectively against Texas A&M … Finished eighth and ninth in the 100 and 50 free with times of 51.97 and 24.21 respectively at the Houston Quad Meet … Closed the season in strong fashion by achieving a personal-best in the 200 free which won gold in the ‘B’ final with a time of 1:49.87, while she also had personal-bests in the 50 and 100 free and the 100 fly with times of 21.73, 51.62 and 56.14 respectively at the Texas A&M Last Chance Meet … Named to First Year SEC Academic Honor Roll.

PRIOR TO LSU
Swam for Tiger Aquatics … Placed first in the 200 free at 2016 Louisiana Short Course State Championships … Won the 200 free at the 2017 Louisiana 13 and Over State Championships … also finished in the top five in 200 fly, 100 fly, 100 free, and 50 free…Coached by Jeannine Malbrough and Steve Mellor

PERSONAL
Born on October 19, 1998 … Parents are Keith and Michelle Nichols … Has three sisters, Madison, Mallorie, and Marissa … Majoring in Graphic Design.

Nichols’ Top Times
50 free – 23.73 2018 Texas A&M Last Chance Meet
100 free – 51.62 2018 Texas A&M Last Chance Meet
200 free – 1:49.87 2018 Texas A&M Last Chance Meet
100 fly – 56.14 2018 Texas A&M Last Chance Meet
200 fly – 2:22.45 2017 LSU vs. Pitt/UVA

Nichols’ Top 17-18 Times
50 free – 23.73 Texas A&M Last Chance Meet
100 free – 51.62 Texas A&M Last Chance Meet
200 free – 1:49.87 Texas A&M Last Chance Meet
100 fly – 56.14 Texas A&M Last Chance Meet
200 fly – 2:22.45 LSU vs. Pitt/UVA

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