Nicole Salzano
Nicole Salzano
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Elmwood Park, N.J.
High School: Bergen County Technical
Major: Undeclared
Event(s): Back/IM

As a junior: Earned nine first-place finishes and 27 top-three finishes during another outstanding year in 2016-17 ... Helped the 800 free relay team win a gold medal for the first time at the NEC Championships ... Finished sixth in the 500 free, sixth in the 100 back and fifth in the 200 back ... Time in the 500 free (5:03.73) at the NEC Championships was a personal best at Bryant ... Named to the NEC Commissioner's Honor Roll and the NEC Academic Honor Roll.

As a sophomore: Had another outstanding year in 2015-16 ... Competed in the 1000 free, 100 back, 200 back and 500 free ... Finished fourth in the 100 back (57.40), fifth in the 200 back (2:03.19) and sixth in the 500 free (5:05.45) at the NEC Championships ... Won 11 events on the year ... Won multiple events on three different occasions ... Member of the 800 free relay team that earned a bronze medal at the NEC Championships ... NEC Academic Honor Roll selection.

As a freshman: Enjoyed a sensational rookie season in 2014-15 ... Emerged as Bryant's top back stroker and a one of its best in the 500 ... Finished 10th with a season-best time of 58.10 in the 100 back at the NEC Championships ... Posted a 12th-place finish and a season-best time of 2:06.31 in the 200 back at the championships ... Finished 11th with a season-best time of 5:06.28 in the 500 free at the NEC Championships ... Won the 100 back in six meets and the 200 back in four ... Won two events against Vermont, URI and Maine ... Named to the NEC Commissioner's Honor Roll and the NEC Academic Honor Roll.

Before Bryant: A two-year varsity letterwinner under head coach Matt Elko at Bergen County Tech ... Swam the 100 and 200 back ... Holds record in the 100 and 200 back in the 15-18 age range ... Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: The daughter of Anne Marie and James Salzano, Nicole Salzano was born on Dec. 3, 1995 ... Has one sister, Nina.