University of Miami Athletics

Carmen San Nicolas






Marcia, Spain

High School

C.N. San Javier

Carmen San Nicolas - Swimming & Diving - University of Miami Athletics

Redshirt Senior (2021-22): Delivered a strong final campaign for Hurricanes, serving as one of team captains and performing as one of top point getters… Posted two individual times that ranked in Miami’s ‘Top 10’ performers list in school history in 100-yard freestyle (49.74, second) and 200-yard freestyle (1:46.98, fifth) …Served on two school record relays (400-yard freestyle relay, 400-yard medley relay)…Finished third in ‘A’ final of 200-yard freestyle (1:47.37) and fourth in ‘A’ final of 100-yard freestyle (49.74) at SMU Classic (Oct. 8-9)…Won 100-yard freestyle (49.93) and 200-yard freestyle (1:49.32) and served on multiple winning relay teams at Miami Invite (Nov. 18-20)…Captured win in 200-yard freestyle (1:52.91) in dual meet victory over FGCU (Jan. 12)…Paced field with top finish in 200-yard freestyle in dual meet vs. Florida State (Jan. 21), touching wall in time of 1:47.99…Finished third in 100-yard freestyle (50.47) against Seminoles…Scored points for Miami at ACC Championships in Atlanta (Feb. 15-19), taking seventh in ‘C’ final of 100-yard freestyle (50.06) and on multiple relay teams… Member of school record 400-yard medley relay teams (3:37.27) that etched name into school record books at ACC Championships.

Senior (2020-21): Served as team captain and one of Miami’s top scorers for season…Took fourth in 200-yard freestyle (1:54.45) in dual meet with Florida (Nov. 5)…Picked up first win of season in 200-yard freestyle (1:49.72) at Miami Invite (Nov. 18-20)…Added second-place finish in 100-yard freestyle (51.05) against Vanderbilt at Miami Invite…Member of winning 400-yard freestyle relay group in dual meet with FGCU (Jan. 13)…Also scored points in multiple freestyle events for Hurricanes against Eagles…Finished third in 100-yard freestyle (52.57) in dual meet against FIU (Jan. 22)…Scored points for Miami at ACC Swimming & Diving Championships in Greensboro, N.C. (Feb. 17-20), qualifying for ‘C’ final of 200-yard freestyle and finishing in 1:48.85.

Junior (2019-20): Served as one of Miami’s top point-getters for second straight year…Finished second on team in points scored over course of season…Credited with 34 points at SMU Classic (Oct. 11-12), second-most on Hurricanes…Totaled 84.5 points for Miami over multi-day Kansas Invite (Nov. 22-24)…Member of 200-yard freestyle relay team that emerged victorious in time of 1:36.88 in dual meet win over FGCU (Jan. 18)…Had ninth-fastest time in program history in 200-yard freestyle (1:48.74) as member of 800 freestyle relay at 2020 ACC Swimming & Diving Championships (Feb. 22) in Greensboro, N.C.

Sophomore (2018-19): Entered Miami’s top-10 all-time performers list in 200-yard freestyle, posting ninth-best time in school history (1:49.07)…Won 100-yard freestyle (52.92) and took second in 200-yard freestyle (1:53.28) in dual meet with over FIU (Sept. 29)…Finished second in 200-yard freestyle (1:53.48) in tri-meet with Boston College and FAU (Nov. 2-3)…Swam 100-yard freestyle in 50.71 at First Chance Invite (Feb. 16)…Finished 100-yard freestyle in 50.72 at 2019 ACC Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships…Posted time of 1:49.07 in segment of 800-yard freestyle in Greensboro, N.C., to crack all-time top-10 performers list.

High School/Prep: Competed for IES Ruiz de Alda in San Javier…Team qualified for Region of Murcia championship in winter and summer 2017…Won over 30 medals spanning several events in Spanish nationals between 2012 and 2016, including in 50 freestyle, 100 free, 200 free, 100 backstroke, 200 back and 100 butterfly…Won 16 gold medals, 13 silver medals and six bronze medals…Won bronze medal at 2017 Summer Spanish Championship in 200 freestyle…Competed at European Championships for Spain and finished seventh in 2015 in 100-meter freestyle in first-ever trip to European Championships…Made semifinals in 200 free at European Championships in 2015 and 2016…Was member of Club Natacion San Javier Mar Menor.

Personal: Parents are Joaquin and Carmen…Has one brother, Pepe, and one sister, Lola…Intends to major in economics.