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Niki Price
Niki  Price


Manchester, Pa.

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McHugh Wins B1G Gold in Mile

Nittany Lions place eighth


McHugh Breaks WS&D 500 Free Record at B1Gs

Nittany Lions send three to finals


WS&D Sixth After B1G Opening Relays

NCAA B-cut in 800 free relay highlights night


S&D Men Conclude UNC-Navy Meet

Freshmen standout in first meet of New Year


S&D Women Earn Split At UNC-Navy Meet

Freshmen standout in first meet of New Year


2018 Women's B1G Swimming & Diving - Day 1

2018 Women's B1G Swimming & Diving - Day 1


Event Time Date Site/Opponent
50 Free 23.06 11/18/16 Ohio State Invite
100 Free 50.92 11/20/16 Ohio State Invite
200 Free 1:47.93 2/19/16 Big Ten Championship
100 Back 54.71 2/16/17 Big Ten Championship
200 Back 1:57.40 11/20/16 Ohio State Invite
100 Fly 53.80 2/6/16 Villanova Dual
200 IM 1:59.39 2/18/16 Big Ten Championship


2016-17 (Junior Year)
Competed in eight meets, including the Big Ten Championships, leading the team in the backstrokes … Earned season bests and B-cut times in the 100 back (54.71) and 100 fly (53.82) at Big Ten Championships … Earned a career best and NCAA B-cut in the 200 back (1:57.40), and also set career bests in the 50 free (23.06) and the 100 free (50.92) at the Ohio State Invitational (11/18-20) … Best times in the 100 fly and the 50 free ranked second on the team, and 100 free and 200 IM bests ranked in the top four … Won the 200 back (2:02.72) against Towson (10/6) … Swept the 100 (56.71) and 200 (2:00.98) backstrokes against Navy (1/21).

2015-16 (Sophomore Year)
Named honorable mention All-America in the 400 and 800 freestyle relay at NCAA championships … Named second team All-Big Ten … At NCAAs, swam for the 400 free relay finishing at 3:15.87 in 15th place after swimming a school-record 3:15.45 in the preliminaries … 800 free relay team finished 14th in 7:04.42 for a season-best and the second fastest time in school history … Also competed in the 400 medley relay …  Member of the All-Big Ten second team quartet earning a silver at Big Ten Championships, finishing in 3:15.88, breaking a school standard that has been in place since 2012 ... Also at the Big Ten Championships, helped the Nittany Lions 800 freestyle relay place fourth achieving an NCAA A-cut time of 7:05.67 … Finished sixth in the 200-medley relay to finish in a season-best and B-cut time of 1:38.97 … Swam a personal record and NCAA B-cut in the 200 IM to place 10th in 1:59.39 for the second best performance on the team for the year … Swam fastest  200 backstroke time of the year for the team with a personal best and NCAA B-cut of 1:57.44 and personal-best 200 freestyle time (1:47.93) was an NCAA B-cut … Swam anchor leg in the 400-medley relay finishing with a season best and B-cut of 3:35.18 … Swam the fastest 100 butterfly for Penn State on the year with a personal best, NCAA B-cut and McCoy Natatorium record time of 53.80 and won the 50 free in a personal best 23.51 in a dual meet against Villanova (2/6) … Won two events at the Penn State Invitational (11/14), touching first in the 100 butterfly (55.35) and 200 backstroke (2:02.57) … Swam a season-best of 55.43 in the 100 backstroke at the UGA Invitational (12/5).

2014-15 (Freshman Year)
Competed five different events across seven different meets … Achieved NCAA ‘B’ cut time in the 200 individual medley (2:00.95) at the Big Ten Championships … Ranked third on the team in the 200 IM … Also swam season-best times in the 200 freestyle (1:48.91) and 200 backstroke (2:00.03) at Big Tens … Touched first in the 200 IM at the West Virginia dual (10/23) in 2:07.00.

High School
Swam for Northeastern Senior High School and head coach Dan Schaberle ... Currently holds the school record in every event ... Two-time PIAA Class AAA Champion in the 100 butterfly ... Two-time All-American in the 100 butterfly ... Named a YAIAA All-Star at the end of her junior and senior seasons ... Selected as team MVP in 2013 ... Earned all-state honors in the 100 butterfly and the 100 breaststroke ... Also swam for the York YMCA club team under head coach Michael Brooks ... Member of the 800 freestyle relay squad that broke the Junior National record in 2013 ... A part of five YMCA national record-breaking relays at the 2013 YMCA Nationals ... Two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American.

Full name is Nicole Sylvia Price ... Born in York, Pennsylvania on December 20, 1995 ... Parents are Deborah and James Price ... Has an older brother, Terry, and two older sisters, Courtney and Kelli ... Majors in biology.


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