ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Taylor Nickel
Taylor Nickel
Height: 6-0
Year: Freshman
Hometown: San Clemente, Calif.
High School: San Clemente
Position: Diving

Freshman 2008-09
Finished fourth in one and three-meter dives against Cornell and Dartmouth, scoring 245.63 and 251.50 ... Was fourth and third in one and three-meter dives Columbia with scores of 235.72 and 248.56, respectively ... Placed eighth in three-meter (280.55) and 10th in one-meter at Big Al Invitational, scoring 242.25.

Background
Varsity diver all four years at San Clemente High School ... Was an All-American diver three of those years ... Winter Nationals Qualifier on one and three meters in 2005, 2007 and 2008 ... Summer Nationals qualifier on tower in 2004, 2007 and 2008 ... CIF Division I finalist all four years ... Scholastic All-American diver senior year ... Scholastic athletic award all four years ... Earned the Benner Cummings Aquatic Athlete of the Year in 2008 ... Was named Most Improved Diver in 2004 ... Four-year member of the National Honor Society ... AP Scholar with Distinction ... SCHS honors in Biology, Spanish and Academic Decathlon ... IB Diploma Candidate 2008 ... President of the Medical Careers Club.