Jessica Nicholson
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
San Jose, Calif.

High School:
Santa Teresa HS '10

Height:
5-4

Event:
IM/Fly

Major:
Biological Sciences

2013-14: Top times of the season include: 200 free (1:59.96), 500 free (5:11.89), 1000 free (10:44.04), 1650 free (17:46.37), 200 fly (2:12.46), 200 IM (2:15.04), 400 IM (4:40.46) at the Mizzou Invitational; 100 fly (1:04.54) at the Pacific Invitational; 200 back (2:17.96) against San Jose State... Swam a leg of one of the Aggies' 200 free relay squads, touching in a season-best time of 1:43.14 against Loyola Marymount.

2012-13: Best times of the season include: 200 free (2:01.61) vs. CSUB; 500 free (5:09.54) at Allington; 100 fly (1:05.45) at Pacific Invite; 200 fly (2:14.51) and 200 back (2:15.14) at Fresno State-UCSB; 200 IM (2:18.05) at Nevada.

2011-12: Scored season bests in four freestyle events at season-ending Juanita Allington Memorlal Senior Championships: 200 (1:59.64), 500 (5:12.75), 1,000 (10:29.42) and 1,650 (17:41.69)... Also hit PR in 200 IM (2:13.90) at Allington meet while setting season-best 400 IM of 4:37.47 at Mizzou Invite.

2010-11: Set six season bests at Allington Memorial meet: 500 free (5:17.79), 1,000 free (10:45.06), 1,650 free (18:03.00), 100 fly (1:03.20), 200 fly (2:12.95) and 200 IM (2:18.17).

SANTA TERESA HS '10: Qualified for Central Coast Section meet in 500 free (12th) and 200 IM (19th) as a senior... Helped team to three straight Blossom Valley Athletic League crowns... Earned team's Most Inspirational award as a freshman... Also won that award in cross country in 2007... Captured Senior Scholar-Athlete Award... Competed for South Valley Aquatics (San Jose) from 1997-2010.

PERSONAL: Born in San Jose, Calif.... Majoring in biological sciences... Parents are Kimberly Barry and Scott Nicholson... Older sister, Kaylee, attends UC Santa Cruz... If she won a million dollars, she would donate to wildlife conservation organizations.

SELECTED TOP TIMES

EVENT TIME DATE MEET
200 Free 1:59.64 3/3/12 Juanita Allington Invitational
500 Free 5:09.54 3/2/13 Juanita Allington Invitational
1000 Free 10:29.42 3/1/12 Juanita Allington Invitational
1650 Free 17:41.69 3/4/12 Juanita Allington Invitational
100 Fly 1:02.82 11/13/10 vs. Fresno State
200 Fly
2:12.28 12/3/11 Mizzou Invitational
100 Back 1:02.38 12/2/11 Mizzou Invitational
200 Back 2:15.14 1/26/13 vs. Fresno State & UC Santa Barbara
200 IM 2:13.90 3/4/12 Juanita Allington Invitational
400 IM 4:40.46 11/22/13 Mizzou Invitational