Nikola Simic
Nikola Simic

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nori Sod, Serbia

High School:
Gimnazija Jovan Jovanovic School

Height:
6-1

Event:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
03/04/1991


As A Junior (2013-14): Tallied 49 points at the Conference USA Invitational ... Captured the bronze medal in the 50 and 100 free ... Placed 12th in the 200 free ... Helped the Pirates win the gold medal in the 400 and 800 free relay ... Earned all conference honors in a total of six events ... NCAA 'B' qualifier in the 50 and 100 free ... Set the varsity record in the 50 and 100 free while assisting in the 200, 400 and 800 free relay records ... Competed in eight dual meets ... Recorded seven first-place, nine second-place and one third-place finish ... Named to the ECU Honor Roll during the 2013 fall semester.

As a Sophomore (2012-13): Did not compete in the Conference USA Invitational due to injury ... Placed third in the 100 free at the Nike Cup ... Competed in eight dual meets ...Recorded three first-place finishes during the dual meet season in the 50 free and the 100 free ... Claimed first-place in the 200 free in the dual meet with William and Mary ... Registered eight additional medal finishes ... Posted the team's fastest time of the season in the 100 free (44.65) ... Made the ECU Honor Roll during the fall and spring semesters.

As a Freshman (2011-12): Earned all-conference honors in four events ... Named team's Rookie-of-the-Year ... Qualified for the finals in two events at the Nike Cup ... Member of three NCAA `B' qualifying teams ... Set the ECU varsity and freshman record in three individual freestyle events (50, 100, 200) and helped set new marks in a trio of relay races (200 free, 400 medley, 800 free) ... Competed in eight dual meets ...Posted three first-place finishes in the 100 freestyle during dual meet competition ... Tallied 16 total medal finishes.

High School/Club: Swam for Vojvodina Novisad under coach Igor Beretic ... Balcen Games Junior Champion ... Four-time Serbian National Junior Champion ... Two-time Serbian National Record Holder ... Member of the Serbian National Team.

Personal: Pursuing degree in interior design and merchandising ... Born March 4, 1991 ... Son of Slavoljub and Jasmina Simic ... Has a younger brother, Mladen.

Simic's Top Times
Event Time Year Meet In The ECU Record Books
50 Freestyle 20.13 2014 C-USA Invitational First
100 Freestyle 44.13 2014 C-USA Invitational First
200 Freestyle 1:38.35 2012 C-USA Invitational Second