Nina

Sparre

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Freestyle/Individual Medley
Year: Senior
Hometown: Holliston,Mass.
High School: Holliston

Bio

• A member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

2016-2017:

  • Competed in ten individual events including 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle, 100 backstroke, 200 backstroke, 100 breaststroke, 100 fly, 100 IM, 200 IM, and 400 IM
  • Recorded season-best times in the 200 meter freestyle (2:16.15) and 200 meter IM (2:33.55) against Providence (1/21), in the 200 backstroke (2:17.35) against Bryant (1/28), and in the 400 IM (4:56.50) at the Harold Anderson Invitational (11/19)

2015-2016:

  • Competed in six individual events including the 200 IM, 50, 100, 200 and 1,000 Freestyle and the 100 backstroke
  • Also competed in the 200, 400 and 800 freestyle relay, as well as the 400 medley relay
  • Recorded season-best times in the 200 IM (2:12.10), 200 freestyle (1:53.33) and 100 backstroke (59.65) at the Patriot League Championship (2/19), in the 50 freestyle (26.05) at the New England Catholic Invitational (10/16), in the 100 freestyle (57.08) versus Colgate (10/25) and in the 1,000 freestyle (11:25.54) at Bryant (1/30)
  • Her times of 59.65 in the 100 backstroke and 1:53.33 in the 200 freestyle at the Patriot League Championship were team-best
  • Swam a team-best time of 2:12.10 in the 200 IM at the Patriot League Championship
  • Swam as a member of the 400 freestyle relay team that posted a team-best time of 3:36.74 at the Patriot League Championship
  • Swam as a member of the 200 freestyle relay team that posted a team-best time of 1:40.20 at the Patriot League Championship
  • Also swam as a member of the 800 freestyle relay team that posted a team-best time of 7:50.26 at the Patriot League Championship

2014-2015:

  • Competed in nine individual events including the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle, 100 and 200 backstroke, 100 breaststroke, 100 butterfly and 100 and 200 individual medley
  • Also competed on the 200 and 400 medley and 200 and 400 freestyle relay teams
  • Swam season-best times in the 50 freestyle (25.75) at the New England Catholic Invitational, 100 freestyle (55.61) at the Harold Anderson Invitational and 200 freestyle (1:56.22) at the Patriot League Championship
  • Member of the 800 freestyle teams who broke the meet record (7:56.77) at the Worcester City Championship and set a new Holy Cross record (7:49.03) at the Patriot League Championship
  • Named ECAC Division I Swimmer of the Week (1/18). 

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four-year member of the varsity swim team at Holliston High School
  • Captain for the 2013-2014 season
  • Earned first team Tri-Valley League All-Star honors all four years
  • Recognized as a part of the Boston Globe All-Scholastics and MetroWest Daily News All-Stars
  • Set a school and league record in the 100 yard freestyle
  • Named Holliston High School Female Athlete of Year in 2014
  • Member of the Shawmut Aquatic club team
  • Held the office of class treasurer.
Personal:
  • Daughter of Karl and Kathy Sparre
  • Father played soccer at Colgate
  • Has one brother (Chris)
  • Chris played football at Western New England University
  • Majoring in Spanish and Political Science

Sparre's Top Times

Event (Yards)

Time

Meet (Date)

50 Free

25.75

New England Catholic Invitational (10/11/2014)

100 Free

55.61

Harold Anderson Invitational (11/22/2014)

200 Free

1:53.33

Patriot League Championship (2/19/2016)

1000 Free

11:25.54

Bryant (1/30/2016)

100 Back

59.65

Patriot League Championship (2/19/2016)

200 Back

2:33.11

Providence (1/24/2015)

100 Breast

1:14.82

Holy Cross Pentathlon (10/4/2014)

100 Fly

1:03.55

Holy Cross Pentathlon (10/4/2014)

100 IM

1:06.35

Holy Cross Pentathlon (10/4/2014)

200 IM

2:12.10

Patriot League Championship (2/19/2016)

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