Destiny Nelson
Destiny Nelson
Year: So.
Hometown: Prosper, TX
High School: Prosper High School
Events: IM/Backstroke/Breastroke
Major: Undeclared

Collegiate Best Times:
200-yard Individual Medley: 1:58.97
400-yard Individual Medley: 4:13.73
200-yard Backstroke: 1:55.95
200-yard freestyle: 1:49.69 

High School Best Times:
200-yard Individual Medley: 1:59.97
400-yard Individual Medley: 4:16.41
200-yard Backstroke: 1:59.37
200-yard Breastroke: 2:13.81 

Collegiate Awards:
Second Team All-Ivy (2017)

2016-2017 (Sophomore):
200-yard individual medley: Second place at the Ivy League Championships (1:58.97).  Tenth place at the Ohio State Invitational. Won the event three times during the regular season.
400-yard individual medley:
 Second place at the Ivy League Championships (4:15.23). Eighth place at the Ohio State Invitational (4:13.73).
200-yard backstroke:
 Third place at the Ivy League Championships (1:55.95). Tenth place at the Ohio State Invitational.  Won the event five times during the regular season.  

Before Yale:
Olympic Trials Qualifier (400 IM, 100 BK, 200 BR, 200 BK, 200 IM). National and Junior National finalist. 2013-2015 Scholastic All-American. 5-time state champion. 5-time state record-holder. 2016 Pac-12 Team Championship member. 

Why I Chose Yale:
"I decided to transfer to Yale in order to be able to reach my full potential both in the classroom and in the pool. Yale University offers a unique combination of rigorous academics and elite athletics that can not be found anywhere else."