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Nick Ding
Nick Ding
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Yorba Linda, Calif.
High School: Yorba Linda
Position: Fly, IM

Career Best Marks

Event

Time

200-yard Freestyle

1:45.63

1,000-yard Freestyle

9:53.69  

200-yard Breaststroke

2:07.56  

100-yard Butterfly

50.16  

200-yard Butterfly

1:48.77  

200-yard IM 

1:51.22

400-yard IM

3:58.15*

* = school record

 

 

Career:

  • At the end of the 2018-19 season, owns the school record in the 400-yard IM (3:58.15)

2018-19:

  • All-American in the 800-yard freestyle relay (10th, 6:41.68)
  • NCAA qualifier in the 200 Butterfly, 400 Medley Relay, 800 Freestyle Relay
  • All-UAA in the 200-yard butterfly (2nd) and 800-yard freestyle relay (2nd)

Personal:

  • Majors: Economics and Computer Science
  • Future Business Leaders of America, Royal Conservatory Pianist
  • Swam four years in high school
  • Top times: 100 Butterfly (49.21); 200 Butterfly (1:48.48); 200 Individual Medley (1:50.04); 400 Individual Medley (3:58.38); 100 Freestyle (45.21); 200 Freestyle (1:40.97)
  • Four-time team MVP
  • Three-time CIF Division III Champion, two-time Conference Swimmer of the Year, two-time All-American, 2018 YLHS Male Athlete of the Year
  • Future Business Leaders of America: 16th place nationally in 2017 Social Media Campaign, 2017-2018 CA FBLA Southern Secretary, 2016-2018 YLHS FBLA President
  • 2018 Mustang Business Pathway Student of the Year, Mustang Silver Scholar