Nico Medina
Nico Medina
Height: 6-1
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Hollywood, Fla.
High School: American Heritage HS

2017-18: BSC Athletics Team of the Year … Helped BSC to its fourth consecutive SAA Championship … named SAA Men’s Swimmer of the Year … Earned All-American honors in 500-yard Free and 800-yard Free Relay… qualified for the NCAA Championships in 800-yard Free Relay, 1650-yard Free, 200-yard Free Relay, 200-yard Free, 200-yard Medley Relay, 400-yard Medley Relay, and 500-yard Free … Finished 13th in the 500 freestyle at the NCAA Championships … set a new program record in the 1650 freestyle … Found 1st place finishes in 20-yard Free, 500-yard Free, and 1650-yard Free at Southern Athletic Association Championship … Set PRs in 200-yard Free (1:40.86), 500-yard Free (4:28.35) and 1000-yard Free (9:40.60) at NCAA Championships … Set PRs in 1650-yard Free (16:00.03) and 50-yard Fly (24.31) at Southern Athletic Association Championships … Swam PR in 100-yard Free (48.92) at Viking Classic Invitational (Jan 20) … Swam PR in 200-yard Back (2:00.25) at BSC v. Hendrix (Jan 13).

2016-17: Helped team win Southern Athletic Association Championship … named SAA Male Newcomer of the Year … named individual conference champion for his 500-yard freestyle time of 4:33.00 and his 200-yard freestyle time of 1:41.60 … earned first-team all-conference … awarded SAA’s Player of the Week … awarded Piggly Wiggly student-athlete of the week … swam career-best times of 49.95 in the 100-yard freestyle in the Derby City Invitational (Oct. 8), 22.56 in the 50-yard freestyle, and his aforementioned times at the SAA Championships. 

Personal: Born January 30, 1998 … son of Guillermo and Patricia Medina … has one sister, Natalie … majoring in business.