Jamie Nusse

Swimming
Class Senior Height 6'4"
Hometown Palo Alto, Calif.
High School Henry Gunn Events Freestyle,
Backstroke
Club Team Palo Alto
Stanford Aquatics
Major History

 

As a Senior (2010-11) - Holds second fastest times in Whitman swimming history in 50-yd, 100-yd, 200-yd and 500-yd freestyle events ... Shares school relay records in 200-yd, 400-yd and 800-yd freestyle events as well as 400yd medley ... Won two freestyle races and shared in relay victory in big dual meet victory at Lewis & Clark.

As a Junior (2009-10) - Awarded Bob Burgess Award, honoring outstanding male athlete in junior class, as determined by vote of varsity coaching staff ... Won 200-yd freestyle in 102-101 victory over Puget Sound, Whitman's first-ever dual meet win over Loggers, and contributed to win in 400-yd relay triumph ... Played key role in helping Whitman men's team to its best-ever dual meet season ... Won two individual races and was part of relay victory against Pacific ... Other dual meet highlights included six wins in individual events and three victories in relay races ... Finished third in 50-yd freestyle, 100-yd freestyle and 200-yd freestyle to help Whitman take third at NWC championships ... Also swam on 800-yd free relay team that finished second.

As a Sophomore (2007-08) - Placed fourth in 500-yd freestyle at NWC championships ... Part of 800-yd freestyle relay team that finished second at conference meet, slicing more than nine seconds off previous school record ... Also finished second in 200-yd freestyle and fifth in 100-yard freestyle at conference meet ... Won 50-yd and 100-yd freestyles races against Willamette while also sharing in a relay victory ... Won two individual races against Pacific ... Posted one individual win and one relay victory against Lnfield, Pacific Lutheran, Puget Sound and College of Idaho ... Added victory in 100-yd freestyle vs. Whitworth.

As a Freshman (2006-07) - Set school record in 500-yd freestyle on opening night of NWC Championships, placing fifth ... Also was on school record-setting 200-yd and 400-yd freestyle relay teams ... Placed fourth in 200-yd freestyle and 100-yard freestyle races at championships ... Capped dual meet season by winning three freestyle races (100-yd, 200-yd, 500-yd) against Puget Sound ... Also won two individual races and contributed to victorious relay teams against in two other meets ... Other dual meet highlights includes three individual wins and two relay victories.

Prep - Swam for Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics and Gunn High School.

Academics - Majoring in history with minor in Spanish ... Member of Whitman Student Historical Society.

Personal - Son of Roeland Nusse and Elizabeth Matthews ... Has two brothers - Ysbrand, who also swam for Whitman, and twin brother Benjamin ... Plays for Whitman's club water polo team.

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