Penn State finishes in eighth place with 212 points
LION CAREER 2011-12: Set two school records in the 1,000 Free (9:04.51) and the 1,650 free (15:05.32) at the Big Ten Championships...Swam the second-fastest 500 freestyle in Penn State history with a 4:20.99 mark at Big Tens, just .71 off the top record...Touched the wall in 1:39.25 at Big Ten Championships in the 200 freestyle.
CLUB TEAM Swam for the Scarlet Athletic Club under the direction of Tom Speedling...A two-time U.S. Open qualifier, once each in the 500 freestyle and 800 freestyle, respectively...Participated in Junior Nationals in 2009-10 and 2010- 11...Competed at the Ohio Grand Prix and Florida Sectionals as a finalist in 2009-10...Reached the finals of the Indianapolis Grand Prix in 2010-11...A Speedo Sectional Finalist in 2008-09.
PERSONAL Nicholas Charles Ankosko was born in Plainfield, N.J. on March 17, 1993 to Robert and Lorraine Ankosko...Has a brother, Darren, and a sister, Lauren... Darren competes for the Virginia men's swim team...Business major.
ON CHOOSING PENN STATE "I chose Penn State because of the beautiful campus, strong swim team family and amazing education."