2003-04: Had his best meet of the season at the Texas A&M Fall
Invitational (Nov. 21-23)... Participated in the bonus heat during the
evening session in two events at the ACC Championships (Feb.
25-28)...Placed 17th with a time of 1:52.08 in the 200 fly, followed
by a 22nd-place 400 IM mark of 4:07.07...Notched eight top-five
finishes during his first dual meet season, including a second
place mark--his highest of the year--in the 200 fly against
Georgia Tech (Jan. 17).
HIGH SCHOOL: Ended high school tenure with a regional
championship in the 100 butterfly his senior year...Earned a pair
of all-conference accolades as a junior and senior...Named All-
Region his final two seasons...Southern Zone champion in the
200-yard butterfly...Shared team MVP honors his last
year...Named captain as a sophomore...Swam for coach Ellen
Mullis and for Dave Gibson on the Mecklenburg Aquatic club.
PERSONAL: Born May 15, 1985...Majoring in
communications...Son of Tony and Sandy Nicholls...Sister Claire
swims at NC State...High school teammate of freshman Stacy
Rademacher...Both swam on the Mecklenburg Aquatic Club with
rookie Kristin Oxford.