Women's Swimming



Nikki Longland
Nikki Longland

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Sparks, Nev.

High School:
Sparks HS

Height:
5-8

Event:
Breaststroke/Freestyle/IM

Experience:
3L

Nevada

2013-14 (Sr.): Is expected to continue her progress in the 200 breast and 400 IM, where she looks to score at the MW Championships again.

2012-13 (Jr): Exceled in the 100-yard and 200-yard breaststroke in her third season at Nevada ... Posted the best 100 time for the season among Pack swimmers (1:05.82, and the only student-athlete under 1:06) ... Had the second best time in the 200 at 2:18.39 ... Added the 400 IM to her repertoire finishing 12th at the Mountain West Championships with the third-best time among any Nevada swimmer (4:22.71, a personal best) ... Was 13th in the 200 breast with her sub 2:19 time.

2011-12 (So.): Swam in a number of events for the Wolf Pack, including those in the medley, medley-relay, backstroke and breaststroke disciplines ... Was second in the 200 IM against Cal State East Bay at 2:19.30 ... Two top-20 finishes at the season-ending WAC Championships ... 20th in the 100 breast (1:08.15) ... 19th in the 200 back (2:08.70).

2010-11 (Fr.): Swam breaststroke and freestyle ... Also competed on Nevada's medley and freestyle relay teams occasionally ... Posted top-times in the 100-yard (1:08.13) and 200-yard (2:29.33) breaststroke races at the WAC Championships.

High School: Graduated third in her class from Sparks High School in 2010 ... Swam for coach Kelsey McKenney, earning four letters ... Named Sparks High School Most Valuable Swimmer each of her four years ... Took seventh in 100-yard breaststroke at the Nevada State Swimming Championships ... Also lettered in soccer, earning second team all-league honors in 2008 ... Served as Student Body Vice President and band Drum Major ... Member of National Honor Society ... Competed for the Sparks Piranhas.

Personal: Full name is Nicole Reiko Longland ... Daughter of Bill Longland and Cathy Endo ... Major is Biology.

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