Nicole Samilo Action Photos
Senior ('08-'09): Won two races during her senior year...came in first in the 400 yard IM against Indian River Community College (1/17/09) and won the 500 yard freestyle event against the University of Florida (1/17/09)...set seasonal bests of 25.01 in the 50 freestyle, 53.85 in the 100 freestyle and 4:27.03 in the 400 yard IM...Sun Belt Conference Championship Meet- Captured seventh place in the 400 yard IM (4:29.66)...earned 15th place in both the 200 yard freestyle (1:54.98) and 1,650 yard freestyle (17:39.88)...swam personal best 1:53.56 in the 200 yard freestyle preliminary round.
Junior ('08-'09):Holds seasonal bests of 1:54.54 in the 200 yard freestyle and 2:10.96 in the 200 yard IM...Sun Belt Conference Championship Meet: finished the 200 yard IM in 2:10.96...also competed in the 200 yard freestyle (1:55.51) and 200 yard breaststroke (2:28.37).
Sophomore ('06-'07): Advanced to `B' final of 200 IM, posting season-best time of 2:10.94 for a 12th place finish at Sun Belt Championships...personal best 1:09.12 in 100 breast for a 2nd place finish at Tampa (10/21/06).
Freshman ('05-'06): Advanced to the `A' Final of the 200 free where she earned a sixth place finish with a season-best time of 1:54.07...advanced to the `B' Final of the 200 breast and 200 IM at the SBC Championships.
High School: Swam for Rene Piper at Lakewood Ranch High School...the state runner-up in the 200 IM and finished fifth in the 100 breast...district champion in the 200 IM and 100 breast...a member of the National Honor Society and a Scholastic All-American.
Personal: Biological sciences/pre-med major who would like to become a veterinarian...born May 20, 1987, in Dallas, TX...daughter of Keith and Sharon Dissington...step father competed in the swimming Olympic trials...hobbies include snorkeling and scuba diving.