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Nick Cenci
Nick Cenci

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dexter, Mich.

High School:
Dexter

Event:
IM/Fly

Birthdate:
08/29/1982



2002-03: Competed at the Big Ten Championships in three events: the 200 butterfly, the 200 IM, and the 400 IM ... finished 15th in the 400 IM with a time of 4:01.45 ... clocked a 1:52.32 to win the 200 butterfly against Notre Dame ... placed third in the 200 butterfly in meets against Northwestern/Pittsburgh and Iowa ... finished fourth in the 200 butterfly against Indiana and Michigan ... placed third in the 400 IM against Cincinnati/Georgia Tech and fourth against Michigan State ... finished second with the 200 medley relay team against Miami (OH) (1:36.56) ... placed second with Garth Bringman, Tony Ten Haagen, and Kyle Jackson in the 400 relay against Notre Dame with a time of 3:11.77.

2001-02: Finished 35th in the 500 freestyle at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 4:33.39 ... scored in 16th place for Purdue with a time of 3:57.53 in the 400 IM at the conference meet ... placed 19th in the 200 fly at Big Ten's (1:49.41).

2000-01: Swam to a 31st-place finish in the 400 IM at the Big Ten Championships ... finished 46th in the 200 IM at Big Ten's ... finished 30th in the 200 fly at the conference championships for the sixth-best team time of 2000-01 ... won his first collegiate race with a time of 54.14 in the 100 fly against Vincennes on Oct. 27, 2000.

High School: Four-time Michigan state champion ... team captain and Dexter High Athlete of the Year his senior year ... Academic All-American ... graduated cum laude.

Personal: Born Aug. 29, 1982 ...given name is Nicholas Aaron Cenci ... parents are Richard and Sandra Cenci ... has two younger brothers, Dan and Joe ... aerospace engineering major.