Nicole Zanolli
Nicole Zanolli
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Menlo Park, Calif.
High School: Menlo-Atherton
Events: FR, BR

PERSONAL BESTS

Event Time Meet Date
100 Freestyle 51.36 NCAA Championships 3/18/2017
200 Freestyle 1:49.09 NCAA Championships 3/17/2017
500 Freestyle 4:51.95 Miami Invitational 12/1/2016
1,000 Freestyle 10:18.35 UAA Championships 2/20/2016
1,650 Freestyle 16:59.73 UAA Championships 2/20/2016
100 Backstroke 55.62 UAA Championships 2/18/2016
200 Backstroke 1:59.76 NCAA Championships 3/24/2018
400 IM 4:27.71 UAA Championships 2/19/2016


Bold denotes school record

--13-time All-American: 200-backstroke (2016, 2017, 2018), 200-freestyle (2017), 500-freestyle (2017), 400-freestyle relay (2016, 2017, 2018), 800-freestyle relay (2016, 2017, 2018), 200-medley relay (2018), 400-medley relay (2018)
--Six-time Honorable Mention All-American: 500 freestyle (2016, 2018), 400-medley relay (2016), 200-medley relay (2016, 2017), 1,650 free (2015)

--15-time All-UAA
--2015, 2016 CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team
--Google Cloud Academic All-American: 2018 Second Team (CoSIDA)
--CoSIDA Academic All-American: 2017 Second Team
--2018 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

2017-18: Earned All-American honors with a school record time in the 200 backstroke by posting a time of 1:59.76 to place fifth overall ... Also earned All-American honors as a member of the 200-medley relay (eighth, 1:43.22 * School Record), 400-medley relay (seventh, 3:46.19 * School Record), 400-free relay (fourth, 3:24.90) and the 800-free relay (fourth, 7:24.34) ... Swam to all-UAA honors in the 800 freestyle relay (7:37.64, third), 200 medley relay (1:44.07, second) and 400 medley relay (3:46.72 * School Record, second) ... Named the College Swimming - University Athletic Association (UAA) Swimmer of the Week on Oct. 10 ... Named the College Swimming Division III National Swimmer of the Week on Jan. 17 ... Named UAA Women's Swimming Athlete of the week on Oct. 9, Oct. 30 and Jan. 22 ... Named to Google Cloud Academic All-District 5 First Team ... Selected to Google Cloud Academic All-America Division III Women's At-Large Second Team ... Selected as NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Recipient ... CSCAA Scholar All-American First Team.

2016-17: Earned five All-American honors at the NCAA Championships including three individual: 500-freestyle (fifth), 200-freestyle (sixth) and 200-backstroke (eighth) as well as a member of the 800-freestyle relay (third) and 400-freestyle relay (fourth); Helped break the WashU 400-freestyle record time in the prelims (3:23.67) at Nationals... Also earned All-American honorable mention as a member of the 12th place 200-medley relay at the National Championships while setting a school record (1:44.11)... Also set school records in the 200 freestyle (1:49.09) and 200 backstroke (2:00.03) at NCAAs... Earned All-UAA honors in the 500 freestyle (third), 200 backstroke (third), 800-free relay (third), and 400-free relay (third) at the UAA Championships... Recipient of the W Club's Art and Marge McWilliams Junior Award ... CoSIDA Academic Second Team All-America... UAA All-Academic.

2015-16: Placed 6th in the 100 backstroke with a school record (2:00.03) for All-America honors at the NCAA Championships ... Swam as a member of the 400-free relay and 800-free relay that both finished 7th at the NCAA Championships and completed the backstroke legs of the 11th place 400-medley relay and 14th place 200-medley relay ... Also finished 13th in the 500 freestyle and 19th in the 100 backstroke at the NCAA Championships ... Swam to all-UAA honors in seven events ... Broke the school record to finish as the UAA runner-up in the 500 free (4:53.27) ... Also finished second in the 1,650 free and third in the 400 IM at the UAA Championships ... Broke the 100 backstroke school record (55.62) on her lead leg of the UAA runner-up and school record-setting 400-medley relay (3:46.88) ... Also swam on the school record-setting 200-medley relay (1:44.31) that finished third at the UAA Championships ... Added all-UAA honors as a member of the runner-up 800-free relay and the third-place 400-free relay ... Named the UAA Women's Swimming Athlete of the Week Nov. 9 ... UAA all-academic   ... CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team.

2014-15: Earned All-America honorable mention honors by placing 14th in the 1,650 free with a season-best time (17:12.02) at the NCAA Championships ... Also competed in the 400 IM (19th) and 500 free (tied for 24th) at the national meet ... Swam to the first all-UAA honor of her career by finishing third in the 1,650 free (17:14.23) ... CSCAA Scholar All-America First Team.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner in swimming and two-year letterwinner in water polo at Menlo-Atherton High School ... CCS finalist all four years ... All-American as a junior ... All-league.

PERSONAL: Majoring in biology ... Daughter of Steve and Jill Zanolli.