Nichole Carlson
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    Nichole Carlson

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Duvall, WA

    High School:
    Cascade

    Height:
    5-4

    Event:
    Sprint Free

    HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Lettered three years in swimming...school record holder in the 50 and 100 free...placed third at states as a senior...helped break 20 year old state record in the 200 free relay...high school swim coach was Eric Smith...swam club for the Stingray Swim Team, coached by Ben Olzsiewski...senior sectional qualifier in 50 and 100 free and 200 breast.

    PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 20...daughter of Calvin and Robin Carlson...has a younger sister...hobbies are eating, sleeping and singing...favorite food is anything edible...favorite movie is Up!...favorite books are the Lord of the Rings trilogy...person in history she'd most like to meet is Amelia Earhart...something not many people know about her is that she raised and ate a cow...credits her first club coach as having the biggest influence on her sports career...most noteworthy thing about her hometown is that it's really tiny...favorite athlete is Ryan Lochte...pre-race ritual is listening to music...if she could be on any reality TV show, it would be American Idol...favorite song is Bound to You by Christina Aguilera...favorite quote: `If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.' - Henry David Thoreau.

    Inside Women's Swimming