Abigail Nunn
Abigail Nunn
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
High School: Deep Run
Position: IM/Distance Freestyle

2010-2011 (Junior): 1,000-yard freestyle: Finished 20th at the Ivy League Championships with a time of 10:11.67… Won the event against Cornell with a time of 10:32.50… Best time prior to Ivy’s was 10:21.30 in a second-place finish against Brown… 1,650-yard frestyle: Finished 12th at the Ivy League Championships with a time of 17:02.82… 400-yard IM: Swam a 4:26.75 in the prelims of the Ivy League Championships… Best finish in the event was against Vermont, second with a time of 4:35.54… 500-yard freestyle: Best finish in the event was against Vermont, second with a time of 5:11.00… Fastest time was 5:06.67 in a fourth-place finish against Penn and Dartmouth.

2009-2010 (Sophomore): 1,000-yard freestyle: Finished 15th at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 10:25.08… Swam her fastest time of the season against Navy with a time of 10:12.49… Won the event against Cornell and Columbia... 500-yard freestyle: Finished 21st at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 5:04.28… Swam her fastest time of the season at the Terrier Invitational with a time of 5:00.91… 200-yard IM:  Swam the event in six races with her best time coming against Navy at 2:10.16… 1,650-yard freestyle: Finished 11th at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 17:09.47… Notes: Swam the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships in a brace due to a back injury.

2008-2009 (Freshman): 400-yard IM: Set personal best in prelims with time of 4:25.47 and finished seventh overall with time of 4:26.35 at Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships… 500-yard freestyle: Set personal best in prelims while finishing 15th with time of 4:59.12 and finished 16th overall with time of 5:00.32 at Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships… Broke five minutes for the first time against Brown on Feb. 15 with time of 4:59.56… 1,650-yard freestyle: Finished in 12th place with time of 17:02.64 at Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships… 1,000-yard freestyle: Swam her fastest time of the year against Brown 10:12.02… Won her first collegiate event against Columbia with a time of 10:20.09.

Before Yale: Swam for Deep Run High School… Team placed second at Junior Nationals in the summer of 2008… National merit scholar… Academic honor roll.

Personal: Member of Calhoun College… Undecided on a major… Enjoys reading and running… Lifeguarded at NOVA of Virginia aquatics during the summer… Father, Gerarde, attended Lake Forest University… Mother, Katherine, attended DePauw University.

Why I Chose Yale: "I picked Yale because of its great balance between academic and athletic excellence."

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