Nicholas Strader
Nicholas Strader

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Noblesville, Ind.


2013-14 All-BIG EAST Team
2013-14 BIG EAST Championships: 1650 Free Silver Medalist
2013-14 BIG EAST Championships: 500 Free Bronze Medalist
1x BIG EAST Swimmer of the Week

2013-14: Competed in the 100, 200, 500, 1000 and 1650 freestyle and the 200, 400 and 800 freestyle relays ... Won silver and placed second all-time in Xavier history in the 1650 free (15:42.86) ... Earned the bronze in the 500 free (4:34.27), garnering a Top-10 Xavier time ... Awarded All-BIG EAST Honors for his performance ... Also established a Top-20 time in the 200 free (1:43.69)... Notched a team-best time in the 1000 free (9:43.11) at a meet with Ball State and IUPUI ... Tabbed BIG EAST Men's Swimmer of the Week on Nov. 20 after winning two events (500 and 1000 free) in a dual meet with Tiffin, winning the 500 free and placing second in the 1000 free at Miami (Ohio) and placing second and fourth, respectively, in the 1000 free and 500 free in a dual with Cincinnati.

Prior to Xavier: Member of Noblesville High School swimming team that won Indiana High School State Championships in 2012 and 2013 ... Swam in the 200 free, 500 free, 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay ... Named a Scholastic All-American in 2012 and 2013.

Personal: Son of Alan and Natalie Strader ... One sister, Katie ... Marketing major.

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