Year: Senior
Hometown: Woodbridge, Conn.
High School: Notre Dame



  • Competed in four individual events including the 100 backstroke, 100 breaststroke, 50 and 100 freestyle
  • Additionally competed in one and three meter dives
  • Also competed in the 200 freestyle relay
  • Recorded season-best times in the 100 backstroke and 100 breaststroke at the Assumption Pentathlon (10/3) and in the 100 (55.18) and 50 (23:13) freestyle versus Bryant (1/30)
  • Recorded season-best scores in the three-meter (243.60) and the one-meter (209.70) at Iona (10/9)


  • Competed in eight individual events including the 100 backstroke, 50 and 100 freestyle, 100 individual medley, 100 breaststroke, 100 butterfly, and the one and three meter dives
  • Also competed on the 200 and 400 freestyle and the 200 and 400 medley relay teams
  • Posted season-best scores in the one meter (210.28) and three meter (195.67) dives versus Bryant. 

Before Holy Cross:

  • A four-year member of the varsity swimming and diving team at Notre Dame High under head coaches Mike O’Brian and Steve DiVerniero, serving as team captain his senior year
  • Competed in the one-meter dive, as well as breaststroke and freestyle events
  • Also was a three-year member of the varsity football team, playing defensive end and a three-year member of the varsity lacrosse team at defense
  • Served as a member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society


  • Son of Jim and Julie Nugent
  • Father played lacrosse at the Catholic University of America (Class of 1986)
  • Mother was a member of the swimming team at Eastern Michigan University (Class of 1984)
  • Has one brother (Patrick) who attends Holy Cross (Class of 2020)
  • Majoring in accounting

 Nugent's Top Scores/Times 

Event (Yards) Time/Score Meet (Date)
50 Free 23.13 Bryant (1/16/2016)
100 Free 55.18 Bryant (1/16/2016)
100 Back 1:05.56 Assumption Pentathlon (10/3/2015)
100 Breast  1:11.08 Assumption Pentathlin (10/3/2016)
100 Fly  1:12.36 Holy Cross Pentathlon (10/4/2014)
100 IM 1:07.81 Holy Cross Pentathlon (10/4/2014)
One Meter  210.28 Bryant (1/31/2015)
Three Meter 243.60 Iona (10/9/2015)
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