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Nicholas Kowaleski
Nicholas  Kowaleski

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
South Elgin, Ill.

High School:
St. Charles North

Event:
Sprints


06/30/2015

Swimming & Diving programs Nominated for Scholar All-American Honor

Flames had six athletes earn a 4.0 grade-point-average during the Spring semester

06/24/2015

Sixty-One Flames Named to 2015 HL Spring Honor Roll

Baseball and Softball each placed eight on the honor roll to lead UIC

06/24/2015

Sixty-One Flames Named to 2015 HL Spring Honor Roll

Baseball and Softball each placed eight on the honor roll to lead UIC

06/24/2015

Sixty-Three Flames Named to 2015 HL Spring Honor Roll

Baseball led UIC with 10 honorees

06/24/2015

Sixty-Three Flames Named to 2015 HL Spring Honor Roll

Baseball led UIC with 10 honorees

Kowaleski's Individual Results

CAREER BEST

50 Free: 21.23 (02/26/2014)
100 Free: 45.58 (02/28/2015)
200 Free: 1:39.10 (02/27/2015)
100 Fly: 52.41 (11/22/2013)

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014-15): Finished second in the 200 medley relay (1:36.22) and in the 200 free (1:45.49) and fourth in the 100 fly (52.92) versus Wright State (Oct. 11) … placed fourth in the 100 free (46.78) and second in the 400 free relay (3:06.02) against Northwestern and Oakland (Oct. 25) … came in second in the 200 free (1:44.61), first in the 100 free (47.20) and fourth in the 200 free relay (1:28.54) versus Milwaukee (Nov. 8) … claimed second in the 200 free (1:43.10), fifth in the 100 free (47.23) and second in the 400 free relay (3:04.37) versus Olivet Nazarene (Nov. 14) … came in fourth in the 200 free relay (1:22.85) and fifth in the 800 free relay (6:52.46) at the TYR Invite (Nov. 23) … a time of 45.90 in the 100 free at the TYR Invite translated into an eight place rank in the Horizon League regular season standings for the 100 free … earned second in the 200 free (1:44.27), fifth in the 50 free (22.25) and third in the 100 free (47.41) against Green Bay (Jan. 10) … placed second in the 200 medley relay (1:36.89) and second in the 200 free (1:45.67) versus Valparaiso (Jan. 17) … took home first in the 200 free (1:42.68), fourth in the 50 free (21.69) and second in the 100 free (46.97) versus Cleveland State (Feb. 6) … collected a fourth place finish in the 200 free (1:39.60) at the Horizon League Championship (Feb. 25-28).

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14):
Placed fifth in the 100 fly (53.12) against Wright State... Earned second place in the 100 free against Milwaukee with a time of 47.27... Took home second place in the 100 free against Valparaise with a mark of 47.71... Placed second in the 100 free (47.77) versus Green Bay... Earned third place in the 100 free with a time of 48.15... Placed fourth in the 100 fly (53.66) against Eastern Illinois and IUPUI... Earned third place in the 200 free (1:46.09) and fourth place in the 50 free (22.12) against Olivet Nazarene and Western Illinois... Captured second in the 200 free (1:45.15) and fourth in the 100 free (47.21) versus Cleveland State.

Prep and Personal:Swam for St. Charles North and St. Charles Swim Team...Comes to UIC as specialized swimmer in sprint and mid-distance...part of football and water polo teams in high school...Conference Champion sophomore, junior, and senior year...Undefeated season and Sectional Champion junior and senior seasons...Team captain senior year...All-Conference all four years...All-State and All-American sophomore, junior, and senior years...four-time state qualifier...2012 All-State IHSA honorable mention...part of Math National Honors Society in high school...born January 6, 1995...son of Gary and Becky Kowaleski...has two siblings, Kristin and Dan...currently enrolled as a Chemical Engineering major.

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