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Joshua Nieves ‘22 Recruiting Profile

  • Smoky Hill High School
  • Aurora, CO
  • Men's Swimming
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Joshua Nieves's Men's Swimming Recruiting Profile
Club:
Denver Swim Academy
Height:
6'3"
Weight:
165
Age:
19
Prim. Position:
100 Breast
Sec. Position:
200 Med Relay (split)
100 Breast LCM
1:09.98
100 Breast SCY
57.31
200 Med Relay (split) SCY
21.02
100 Free SCY
50.00
50 Free SCY
21.75

Personal Statement


As a six-year-old child, I thought swimming was merely competing in one race, hoping to get to the other side of a pool. However, that all changed when I started looking around at kids that were faster and who had received ribbons for winning their heat. I started striving to get one of those ribbons! From these moments as a young child, I realized that I am a very competitive swimmer, and will push myself to the limit to achieve excellence in the pool.

As a freshman, I lettered as a varsity swimmer and broke my high school’s freshman 50 breastroke medley relay split record. At 5A high school state championships, I was the second-fastest freshman in the state in 100 breastroke. During long course season, I finished 8th in 100 breastroke and 10th in the state for 200 breastroke, which is a strong showing for a rising sophomore that is competing with seniors and freshmen in college. In addition to being competitive in the pool, I am also competitive in the classroom. I know academics are as important as swimming fast when you are trying to get accepted into strong swim programs in college. I am currently ranked in the top 10% of students in my grade while enrolled in all honors and advanced courses.

Academics and swimming are very important to me but they are not my only focus in high school. I am a dedicated musician and play tenors in my high school’s marching band, play percussion in Wind Symphony and have been selected the past 4 years into the Cherry Creek Honor Band. I am also very active in Student Government and a volunteer swim coach for Special Olympics of Colorado. I am optimistic that my diversity in sport, academic excellence, music and community service will allow me to be better prepared for college and help me excel as a student-athlete at the next level.



Athletics

High School Information

Club Information

  • Seasons of Club Experience:
  • 4 seasons
  • 2021 Denver Swim Academy (Senior Elite)
  • 2020 Denver Swim Academy (Senior Elite)
  • 2019 Denver Swim Academy (Senior 1)
  • Season Schedule
  • 2018 Denver Swim Academy (Senior 2)
  • Season Schedule

Coach References

  • High School Head Coach
  • Scott Cohen

Additional Sports

  • Other
  • F
  • 2 Years
  • Club/Travel Team
  • Marching Band Drum Line (tenors)

Academics

Grades

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Test Scores

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High School Information

High School:
Smoky Hill High School
State:
COLORADO
Phone:
(720) 886-5300

Academic Accomplishments

Honors Classes:
Yes. Honors Spanish 2, Honors Anatomy and Physiology, Honors Algebra 2, Honors MYP English, Honors Chemistry, Honors Pre-Calc/Trig, Honors MYP English 10, Honors MYP Spanish 2, Honors MYP American History, Honors Algebra 2, Honors MYP English 9, Honors MYP Chemistry, Honors MYP World Geography/US History, Wind Symphony
AP Classes:
Yes. AP Biology, AP Psychology, AP History, AP Calc BC, AP Lang
Registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center?
Yes

Awards, Achievements and Activities

  • Award
    • National Honor Society Honor Roll at Smoky Hill Recipient of Denver Outstanding Youth Group Award for Student Government Selected for Cherry Creek Honor Band (drums) 5 times
  • Award
    • National Junior Honor Society
  • Award
    • Principal's Honor Roll
  • Award
    • IB Program
  • Activity
    • Volunteer and student actor for EEQUAL
  • Activity
    • Volunteer actor for CCSD suicide prevention video
  • Activity
    • Volunteer Swim Coach for Special Olympics
  • Activity
    • Student Government
  • Activity
    • Marching Band (Tenor Drums)

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Contact Information

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Statistics

Event 2018 Denver Swi
50Y Free 24.72
100Y Free 54.82
200Y Free 2:04.41
500Y Free 5:33.42
100Y Breast 1:02.66
200Y Breast 1:16.93
200Y Med Relay (Split) 28.07
200Y IM 2:11.85
400Y IM 4:38.96
 

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