Nicole Fye

FR

Player profile

  • Year Junior
  • Height 5-8
  • Hometown Ashburn, Va.
  • Last School Rock Ridge HS
  • Club Team The Fish

Career Honors | Bests
• Academic All-Big Ten (19)
• Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (18, 19)

As A Sophomore (2018-19)
• Placed third in the 500 Free with a time of 4:46.19 at the CSCAA National Invitational Championship.
• Finished 14th in the 500 Free, clocking in at 4:46.01 for a career best at the Big Ten Championships; also recorded a personal best 200 Free time of 1:49.29 and 1650 Free time of 16:32.25.
• Registered a 12th-place finish in the 1650 Free (16:36.06) and a 16th-place finish in the 1000 Free (10:06.87) at the Ohio State Invitational.
• Took third in the 1000 Free (10:15.24) to open the season vs. Alabama.
• No. 3 on the team in the 1650 Free; No. 4 on the team in the 500 Free and 1000 Free.

As A Freshman (2017-18)
• Recorded a season-best 200 Free time of 1:50.27 for first-place at the Last Chance qualifier.
• Competed in the 500 Free, 1650 Free and 200 Fly at the Big Ten Championships; swam a personal-best time of 4:48.92 in the 500 Free.
• Finished eighth in the 1000 Free vs. Michigan, Rutgers and Virginia Tech, clocking in at a career-best 10:09.11.
• Won the 500 Free (4:54.19) at the Total Performance Invitational; also posted a personal-best 200 Fly time of 2:03.97.

Rock Ridge High School
• Swam for two years under the direction of Andrea Wardell and Kjersti Oliver.
•Member of club team The Fish from 2015-17.
• High school team captain.
• Two-time All-Virginia honoree.
• Back-to-back state champion in the 200 freestyle in 2016 and 2017.
• 2017 500 freestyle Virginia state champion.
• High school All-American in the 500 freestyle.
• Placed sixth in the 100 L freestyle at the 2017 PVS Senior Championships with a time of 59.65.
• Captured golds in the 100 L freestyle and 200 L individual medley at the LC Fish Derby.
• Champion in the 200 L butterfly at the 2017 Speedo Sections in Buffalo.
• Claimed golds in the 2017 4A League Championships in the 200 and 500 freestyle.

Personal
• Daughter of Jeanne and Vance Fye.
• Has a younger sibling (Reese).
• Majoring in microbiology.
• Chose Ohio State because she fell in love with the sense of community and companionship at the school.
• Has dreams of going into forensic science.
• Most memorable swimming moment is training in a one-on-one session with Olympian Kate Ziegler.