Women's Swimming

Rachel Nicol
Rachel  Nicol


Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

High School:
Catholic Central




American Athletic Conference Announces All-League Performers

Mustangs Won 12 Events At Conference Championship


Nicol Wins GOLD In 50-Meter Breaststroke At Canadian Nationals

Senior Adds Gold To Previous Pair Of Silver Medals


Mustangs Finish 20th At 2014 NCAA Swimming And Diving Championship

SMU Picks Up Six All-America Honors


Mustangs Post Two School Standards On Night Three Of Conference Championship

Erasmus, Nicol Set School Records


Nicol Swims Lifetime Best On Night One In Austin

Mustangs Complete Day One At Austin Grand Prix


Placed 8th in the 100 breat ... AAC CHAMPIONSHIP: Won the 200-breast and 200-IM and was 2nd in the 100-breast NORTH TEXAS: Was 2nd in the 100-breast ... TEXAS/ARIZONA: Was part of a 2nd place 400-medley team (Arcila, Erasmus, Santa) ... AUSTIN GRAND PRIX: Was seventh in the 100-breast and 8th in the 200-breast ... TEXAS A&M/TENNESSEE: Was part of a 5th-place 200-medley relay (Arcila, N. Lindborg, Erasmus) ... LSU: Won the 200-breast and was 2nd in the 100-breast ... TEXAS A&M INVITE: Finished 3rd in the 200-breast ... HOUSTON: Part of a 1st place 400-medley team (Arcila, Erasmus, Parmenter) ... Won the 200-IM and was 2nd in the 100-breast ... RICE: Was 2nd in the 200-medley relay (Volchkov, Sudarma, Kondis) ... Won the 100-breast ... SMU CLASSIC: Won the 100- and 200-breast ... Was 3rd in the 200-IM.

2014 (Summer): CANADIAN SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIP: Won gold in the 50-meter breaststroke ... Finished with a pair of silver medlas in the 100- and 200-meter breaststroke ... Earned a bronze in the 200-meter individual medley.


2013-14 (Jr.): NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP: Finished 11th in the 400 medley relay (Arcila, Erasmus, Rangelova) in a time of 3:31.66 ... Earned a 25th place finish in the prelims of the 200-medley relay (Arcila, Babok, Rangleova) in a time of 1:38.77 ... Placed 23rd in the prelims of the 200-breast with a time of 2:10.13 ... AAC CHAMPIONSHIP: Finished fifth in the 200-IM with a time of 2:01.60 ... Finished second in the 200-medley relay (Babok, Arcila, N. Lindborg) with a time of 1:38.58 ... Earned a second place finish in the 100-breast with a school-record time of 1:00.11 ... Recorded a first place finish and an AAC championship record in the 400-medley relay (Arcila, Erasmus, Rangelova) with a time of 3:33.21 ... Place second in the 200-breast with a pool record and a time of 2:10.33 ... NORTH TEXAS: Was a part of the first place 200-medley relay (Arcile, Babok, Parmenter) with a time of 1:43.16 ... AUSTIN GRAND PRIX: Placed third with a time of 2:28.09 in the 200-meter backstroke ... Finished fourth in the 100-meter backstroke in a time of 1:08.79 ... TEXAS A&M: Finished fourth in the 100-back (1:04.04) ... Earned a second place finish in the 200-yard backstroke (2:21.66) ... Placed third in the 200-yard IM with a time of 2:10.24 ... TEXAS A&M INVITE: Placed fourth and set a school record in the 100-breast (1:00.51-prelims, 1:00.58-finals) ... Also finished fourth in the 200-back in a time of 2:12.06 ... Earned a fourth place finish in the 200-medley relay (Arcila, Babok, N. Lindborg; 1:39.31) ... HOUSTON: Finished first in the 100-breast (1:04.98) and 200-breast (2:19.63) ... Helped the 200-medley relay team to a first place finish (Parmenter, Babok, N. Lindborg; 1:45.44) ... Was second in the 200-IM (2:09.36) ... RICE: Contributed to a first place finish as part of the 200-medley relay team (Arcila, Parmenter, Bezan; 1:45.81) ... Also placed first in the 100-breast (1:04.32) and 200-breast (2:20.31) ... SMU CLASSIC: Swam the fastest time in the nation (2:10.02 at date of meet) in the 200-breast and placed first ... Placed second in the 100-breast ... Placed fifth in the 200-IM ... Competed as part of the 400-medley relay team (Arcila, Babok, Rangelova) and a 800-free relay team (Arcila, Parmenter, Babok) that placed second ... Helped the 800-free team (Rangelova, McCall, N. Lindborg) to a fifth place finish.

2012-13 (So.): GRAND PRIX: Finished fourth in the 100-back and sixth in the 200-back ... NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP: Placed 28th in the 200-breast ... CONFERENCE USA CHAMPIONSHIP: Earned championships in the 100-breast, 200-breast and 400-medley relay (Arcila, Rangelova, Villars) ... Was third in the 200-IM ... SMU CLASSIC: Placed third (200-breast), fourth (100-back), fifth (400-medley relay - Babok, Parmenter, N. Lindborg; 200-medley relay - Babok, M. Lindborg, Parmenter) and sixth (400-IM; 200-IM) in her respective events ... TCU: Earned a pair of first places finishes in the 200-breast and 400-medley relay (Arcila, Babok, Villars) and a fourth place finish in the 200-IM.


2011-12 (Fr.): NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP: Finished 20th in the 200-yard breaststroke, 31st in the 100-yard breaststroke and was a member of the 12th-place 200-yard medley relay team ... CONFERENCE USA CHAMPIONSHIP: Set a meet record in the 100- and 200-yard breaststrokes, and placed third in the 200-yard individual medley ... TEXAS: Won the 100- and 200-yard breaststrokes ... TCU: Placed second in the 200-yard breaststroke and was a member of the second-place 200-yard medley relay team ... HOUSTON: Took second in the 200-yard breaststroke ... AUSTIN GRAND PRIX: Came in ninth in the 200-meter breaststroke and 11th in the 100-meter breaststroke ... COUGAR CLASSIC: Finished second in the 100- and 200-yard breaststrokes, and was a member of the second-place 200-yard medley relay and the second-place 400-yard medley relay team ... NORTH TEXAS/WYOMING: Was a member of the winning 400-yard medley relay team ... RICE: Placed second in the 100- and 200-yard breaststrokes ...Conference USA Comissioners Honor Roll.

American Athletic Conference Swimmer of the Week (Oct. 21, 2014)
2014 CSCAA All-America Honorable Mention
2011-12 Conference USA Freshman of the Year
C-USA Swimmer of the Week (Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2012)

Top Times:
50 free - 24.57 - 2/1/2014
200 free - 1:57.56 - 10/21/2014
100 back - 58.00 - 2/1/2013
100 breast - 59.49 - 3/20/2015
200 breast - 2:09.13 - 2/15/2012
200 IM - 1:59.49 - 2/19/2015
400 IM - 4:27.20 - 10/17/2014

Personal: Anthropology major ... Chose SMU for the campus and the swim staff ... Enjoys reading, drawing and eating ... Parents are Chris and Lorraine ... Has two brothers.

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