2016-17 Season: Named to the New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association All-Academic Team and the Great Northeast Athletic Conference All-Academic Team ... Competed in 11 meets for the Sharks and scored 85 points to rank 14th on the team ... Swam in nine different events and competed in every stroke, while turning in 12 top-five finishes ... Placed third in the 200-yard butterfly as part of a 48-point effort at the GNAC Championship on December 3 ... Tallied 21 points at the NEISDA Championship on February 16 and placed 15th in the 200-yard individual medley, while posting a personal-record time of 2:25.17 in the earlier preliminaries ... Scored seven points with a second-place showing in the 100-yard backstroke and added a third-place in the 100-yard butterfly vs. Plymouth State University on January 7 ... Finished fourth with a personal-best mark of 30.71 in the 50-yard butterfly vs. Mount Holyoke College on January 28.
2015-16 Season: Helped the Sharks win the 400-yard medley relay squad at the GNAC Championship to earn a spot on the All-Conference team ... Named to the GNAC All-Academic Team ... Finished fourth in both the 100 and 200-yard butterfly events and placed fifth in the 100-yard backstroke and the 200-yard individual medley as part of a 58-point effort at the GNAC Championship on December 5-6 ... Posted a 13th-place showing at the New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association Championship with a time of 2:30.62 in the 200-butterfly and tallied 23 points for the meet on February 12-14 ... Scored 118 points for the year to rank 13th on the squad ... Recorded 18 top-five performances, including first place in the 50-yard backstroke and third place in the 50-yard freestyle to score 12 points at Saint Joseph's College (Maine) on January 10 ... Registered six personal-record times on the season and swam in nine different events.
2014-15 Season: Scored 59 points in her rookie season for the Sharks ... Made her collegiate debut by swimming in the 50-yard backstroke at Westfield State University on October 25 ... Posted 12 top-three finishes, including nine second-place efforts ... Scored 13 points at the New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association Championship with a 14th-place finish in the 200-individual medley on a season-best time of 2:28.79 on February 13-14 ... Tallied 14 points with a pair of second-place finishes at the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship in the 100-butterfly and 200-butterfly on December 6-7 ... Placed in three events to score 10 points vs. Western New England University, finishing second in the 200-freestyle and the 50-butterfly as well as fourth in the 100-freestyle on January 24.
High School/Personal: Four-year letterwinner in swimming and also competed for a year on the Junior Varsity track & field team for Kennebunk High School ... Part of the Rams' 400-yard freestyle and 200-yard medley relay teams that set school records ... Recipient of the Coaches' Award as a sophomore and senior for KHS ... Named to the Maine Interscholastic Swimming League All-Academic Team following her senior campaign for the Rams ... Tabbed to the Southwestern Maine Activities Association All-Academic Team all four years at KHS ... Graduated as the Salutatorian for Kennebunk High School ... Member of the National Honor Society at KHS ... Member of the Marching Band as a freshman and sophomore at Sanford High School and as a junior for Old Orchard Beach High School ... Served as a Swim Lesson Instructor ... Born March 27, 1996 ... Majoring in Political Science with a minor in Economics and French at Simmons ... Daughter of Nina Christensen and Dana Nichols ... Earned Dean's List honors and was a Student Government Association representative for the Sustainability Club at Simmons ... Serves as Secretary for the Student Athlete Advisory Committee at Simmons ... Enjoys reading and watching television programs produced by Shonda Rhimes.