Nell Kacmarek
Nell Kacmarek
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Dexter, Mich.
High School: Dexter
Bats/Throws: Back/Distance Free
Events: Distance Free

Looking to be the team’s leading middle-distance and distance swimmer, and projects to be a staple on freestyle relays, per the staff … Member of the team’s leadership council.

2018-19: Key relay contributor at the NCAC Championships with fifth-place showings in the 400 (3:35.72) and 800 (7:49.18) free relays … Individually, placed ninth in the 1,650 free at NCACs, with time of 17:38.53 ranking as fourth-fastest in program history … 1,000-yard split of 10:38.28 marked the third-fastest 1,000 free time in the program annals … Added 11th- and 12th-place finishes in the 500 (5:10.79) and 200 (1:57.08) frees, respectively, at the NCAC meet.

2017-18: Just missed on all-conference honors with a fourth-place finish as part of the Scots’ 800 free relay (7:44.67) at the NCAC Championships … Individually, logged a trio of consolation final finishes at NCACs, headlined by an 11th-place time of 18:10.56 in the 1,650 free … Time of 1:58.19 was 13th in the 200 free at NCACs and added a 15th-place showing at 2:13.19 in the 200 back.

2016-17: Key component of Wooster’s fourth-place 800 free relay at NCACs that touched at 7:43.01, less than half a second behind the 7:42.52 school-record time from 2004 … Individually, contributed to the NCAC team score in three events via a 14th-place finish in the 200 back (2:13.14), a 15th-place finish in the 1,650 free (18:23.17), and a 16th-place finish in the 100 back (1:02.61).

Prior to Wooster: Lettered in swimming at Dexter High School.

Personal: Born Aug. 17, 1998 … Daughter of Jeffery and Kerstin Kacmarek … Majoring in communication sciences and disorders and education.