Nikki Dzurko

Player profile

  • Year Junior
  • Hometown Los Gatos, Calif.
  • Major Environmental Science

AS A SOPHOMORE (2020)

  • Finished first at the Jessica Beck Memorial, Arizona and North Regionals in solo
  • Went undefeated with Huric in duet with victories at the Zero Waste Invitational, Jessica Beck Memorial, Arizona and North Regionals
  • On the Scarlet team that took first at the Jessica Beck Memorial, Arizona and North Regionals
  • Helped the Buckeyes to an undefeated regular season
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete
  • Academic All-Big Ten

AS A FRESHMAN (2019)

  • Competed with the Scarlet team that won the team national championship at the U.S. Collegiate Nationals
  • Solo champion at U.S. Collegiate Nationals
  • Undefeated in duet category with teammate Laila Huric — won the duet national championship at the U.S. Collegiate Nationals
  • Overall High Point winner at the U.S. Collegiate Nationals
  • On the OSU team that won the Overall Institution Award at the U.S. Collegiate Nationals
  • Undefeated in the trio category for the season, competing at the Zero Waste Invitational, Minnesota and Jessica Beck Memorial competition

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE

  • Daughter of Ken and Heather Dzurko
  • Has two siblings, Kyle and Andrew
  • In 2020, earned a spot with the USA Artistic Senior National Team that will compete at the Olympic Games
  • Trained with the Santa Clara Aquamaids
  • Five-time event champion in 2018
  • Free, tech, solo and duet champion in 2018 at Primorie Cup in Croatia
  • In 2017, was the figure and team champion
  • U.S. Senior National Team member in 2017
  • Competed at the 2017 FINA Aquatic World Championship in Budapest
  • Solo, team and combo national champion in 2016
  • A member of the 2017 U.S. Junior National Team
  • Soloist at Junior Worlds in 2017