Sara Nicholas
Sara Nicholas
Height: 5-6
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wilmette, Ill.
High School: New Trier
Position: Breast, Free
Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Collegiate Personal Bests
50-Free - 25.61
100-Free - 56.44
200-Free - 2:05.39
500-Free - 5:35.67
100-Breast - 1:04.20
200-Breast - 2:21.01
200-IM - 2:11.84

2018-19:
- Honorable Mention All-American (200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay)
- NCAA Qualifier 
- NEWMAC Champion (100 Breast, 200 Breast, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay)
- CSCAA Scholar All-American 
- NEWMAC Academic All-Conference ... NEWMAC Relay Team of the Week (Nov. 15, Dec. 3, Jan. 28, Feb. 4)
- Nationals: 200 Medley Relay (10th), 400 Medley Relay (13th), 200 Breast (28th), 100 Breast (35th), 200 IM (49th)
- NEWMAC: 100 Breast (1st), 200 Breast (1st), 200 Medley Relay (1st), 400 Medley Relay (1st), 200 IM (11th)
- Invite: 200 Medley Relay (1st), 400 Medley Relay (1st), 200 Breast (2nd), 100 Breast (2nd)
- Individual NCAA "B" Cuts: 4
- Regular Season Dual Meet Top-3 Finishes: 13

2017-18:

- NCAA Qualifier
- CSCAA Scholar All-American
- Nationals: 200 Breast (20th), 100 Breast (22nd), 200 IM (53rd)
- NEWMAC: 100 Breast (3rd), 200 Free Relay (11th), 200 Medley Relay (11th), 400 Medley Relay (11th), 200 IM (12th) 
- Invite: 100 Breast (2nd), 200 Breast (3rd), 200 Medley Relay (4th), 400 Medley Relay (8th), 200 Free Relay (8th), 400 Free Relay (18th), 50 Free (19th)
- Individual NCAA "B" Cuts: 7
- Regular Season Dual Meet Top-2 Finishes: 11

Out of the Pool at MIT:

- Majoring in electrical engineering and computer science
- Software Engineering Intern at Rev
- Completed particle physics research at Tel Aviv University and a virtual reality UROP at MIT
- Baker Rooming Committee
- DAPER Rising Leaders Program
- Kappa Alpha Theta
- Baker 5 Bellas

High School:
- A 2017 graduate of New Trier High School
- Four-time varsity letterwinner in swimming
- Senior Leadership Council
- Academic All-American
- All-State
- All-Sectional
- All-Conference
- All-American
- Placed second in the 200 medley relay and eighth in the 100 breast at the state championship
- Placed first in the 200 medley relay and second in the 100 breast at the conference and sectional championships
- Was part of a team conference championship and sectional championship
- Also swam for the New Trier Swim Club where she competed 3 years at NCSA Junior Nationals and was an NCSA finalist
- National Latin Honor Society
- Four-year member of the Honor Roll
- Senior Instructional Leadership Corps
- Swimming Leadership Council
- Habitat for Humanity Leadership Board 
- Lurie Children's Hospital Teen Board
- Rush Hospital Junior Board
- National Merit Scholar
- New Trier Math and Science Awards
- Outstanding Student in Computer Science Award
- AHEPA Scholar and Scholar-Athlete Scholarships