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

2011-2012 (Senior): 1000-yard freestyle: Finished 14th at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 10:14.37… Best finish in the event was against McGill, second with a time of 10:34.61… 1650-yard freestyle: Finished 17th at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 17:09.53… 400 IM: Finished 23rd at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships with a time of 4:31.18… Fastest time was 4:29.22 in the prelims at Ivy’s.

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… History of science and medicine major… Will attend the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia in the fall of 2012… Enjoys reading and running… National record holder in the 1- and 2-mile cable swims… First-place finisher in the 2010 12.5-Mile Swim Around Key West… Will be attempting the 28.5 mile Manhattan Island Marathon Swim in June 2012... 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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