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    Nick Petersen
    Nick Petersen

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Thiensville, Wis.

    High School:
    Homestead

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 185

    Event:
    Back/Fly



    11/23/2014

    Wildcats Earn Two NCAA Cuts Sunday, Finish Second at TYR

    Jordan Wilimovsky's 1,650 free time Sunday currently ranks third in the nation

    11/22/2014

    Northwestern Remains Second at Home TYR Invitational

    Wildcats making great progress toward fall-ending U.S. Nationals in two weeks

    10/16/2014

    Youth Helps Wildcats Outrace Eagles in Opener, 161-139

    Freshmen account for four of NU's eight individual event victories

    High School: Ranked as the 58th overall recruit in the nation and second overall in the state of Wisconsin by Collegeswimming.com ... Swam just two years of high school competition -- as a freshman and a junior -- and racked up four top-four state finishes including one state title ... As a freshman, finished third in the 100 back and fourth in the 100 fly at the Wisconsin state meet ... As a junior, set a state record to win the championship in the 100 back while also placing fourth in the 200 IM ... Earned all-state honors as a freshman and all-America accolades as a junior ... Holds Homestead High School team records in the 100 back and 100 fly in addition to five pool records across the Northshore Conference ... Swam club with Schroeder Swim Team beginning in 2011 ... Team won multiple state championships with state records while also earning two national titles during his time with the squad ... Honor roll member all four years of high school.

    Personal: Born Nicholas Charles Petersen ... Son of Amy and Chuck Petersen ... Father swam at Northwestern as a member of the Class of 1983 ... Chose Northwestern over Indiana ... Anticipated major is economics.