Nicole Gautreau
Nicole Gautreau
Year: Senior
Hometown: Glendora, Calif.
High School: Glendora HS
Position: Freestyle

UC SANTA BARBARA

2015-16: Placed 20th in the 500 freestyle (5:02.85) at A3 Invitational… at MPSF Conference placed ninth in the 500 freestyle(4:56.16), tenth in the 1650 freestyle (17:17.24), and 16th in the 200 butterfly (2:08.66).

2014-15: Posted season-best times at the A3 Invitational in the 500 freestyle (5:05.12) taking 24th and in the 1650 freestyle (17:44.00) placing 19th.  

HIGH SCHOOL
Gruduated from Glendora High School...Swam under Coach Janet Pollard...Earned All-American honors in the 200 free relay and the 500 free...Division II 200 free relay champions in 2010 and 500 free champion in 2013...San Gabriel Valley Swimmer of the Year in 2013...Also swam club at Covina Aquatics under Coach Mike Gautreau...Made the Southern California NACC All-Star team in 2012.

PERSONAL
Nicole Gautreau was born February 24, 1995...Is majoring in Environmental Studies at UCSB...Enjoys skiing in her free time...Lists her top pre-race pump up song as "Dream On" by Aerosmith...Enjoys snacking on Zone protein bar...Began swimming at age 8...Favorite aspect of college swimming is being part of such a close knit team...If she could add an event to each meet it would be the 25 freestyle...Winning CIF in the 500 free is the proudest achievement of her swimming career.

"Just keep swimming."