Swimming & Diving


Nils Wich-Glasen
Nils  Wich-Glasen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Coburg, Bayern, Germany

High School:
Gymnasium Fridericianum

Event:
Breaststroke/Freestyle

05/09/2016

Gamecock Duo Swims at German Championships

Wich-Glasen's podium finish headlines South Carolina's efforts in Berlin

04/06/2016

Four Gamecocks Honored on All-SEC Team

Mahmoud a First Team selection, while three Gamecocks make Second Team All-SEC

03/26/2016

Gamecocks Finish 17th at NCAA Championships as Three More Earn All-America Honors

South Carolina earns highest finish under McGee Moody, best team result since 1991

03/25/2016

Gamecocks Collect Two More All-America Finishes at NCAA Championships

Wich-Glasen, Peribonio bring home All-America hardware, Gamecock records on Friday

03/24/2016

Mahmoud, Peribonio Earn All-America Spots as NCAA Championships Continue

Gamecocks in 17th with two days left in Atlanta

03/28/2016

2016 NCAA Men's Championships

Images from the 2016 NCAA Men's Championships (Photos by Reagan Lunn)

02/19/2015

2015 SEC Championships

2015 SEC Championships

1/14/2015

Pair of German swimmers finding a new home with Gamecocks

By Neil White (The State)


AWARDS/HONORS
  • 2017 NCAA All-American -- 100 breaststroke
  • 2017 NCAA All-American -- 200 breaststroke
  • 2017 Second Team All-SEC
  • SEC Swimmer of the Week (Jan. 17, 2017)
  • 2016 All-American -- 100 Breaststroke
  • 2016 Second Team All-SEC
  • 2015 All-American -- 200 Breaststroke
  • 2015 Second Team All-SEC
  • 2015 SEC All-Freshman Team
  • 2015, 2016, 2017 CSCAA Scholar All-American
  • 2016, 2017 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll
  • 2015 SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll

IN THE RECORD BOOK


  • 1st -- 100 breaststroke
  • 1st -- 200 breaststroke
  • 1st -- 200 IM
  • 1st -- 200 freestyle relay
  • 1st, 3rd, 4th, 10th -- 200 medley relay
  • 1st, 4th, 5th, 9th -- 400 medley relay
  • 3rd, 5th, 8th -- 400 freestyle relay
  • 6th -- 800 freestyle relay

2017 (JUNIOR)
  • Earned All-America honors in two events as a junior
  • Finished 6th in the 200 breaststroke (1:52.87) and 8th in the 100 breaststroke (51.92) at the NCAA Championships
  • Finished second in the 100 breaststroke (51.79), second in the 200 breaststroke (1:52.41) and 17th in the 200 IM (1:45.03) at the SEC Championships
  • Tallied 14 podium finishes, with seven of those being first place finishes
  • Took first or second place in every dual meet during the regular season in both the 100 breaststroke and 200 breaststroke

2016 (SOPHOMORE)


  • Earned All-America honors in the 100 breaststroke (52.31) by finishing seventh at the NCAA Championships
  • Broke South Carolina's 100 breaststroke school record (52.12) in NCAA Championships prelims
  • Collected All-SEC honors by finishing third at the SEC Championships in the 200 breaststroke (1:53.94)
  • Also made the A final in the 100 breaststroke (52.83) at the SEC Championships, finishing fifth
  • Swam the 200 IM (1:46.25) at the SEC Championships, finishing 12th
  • Earned 13 victories in individual races as a sophomore
  • Collected five wins in the 100 breaststroke, five in the 200 breaststroke and three in the 200 IM
  • Earned multiple event victories at the FGCU Invite, Purdue Dual, Alabama Dual, Duke Dual and ECU Tri-Meet
  • Set a school record and finished second in the 100 breaststroke (52.63) at the Georgia Tech Invitational

2015 (FRESHMAN)


  • Became first Gamecock in the history of the men's swimming program to earn All-America honors in the breaststroke
  • Finished seventh overall in the 200 breaststroke (1:53.60) at the 2015 NCAA Championships, setting a personal record of 1:52.60 in the preliminary
  • Finished 28th in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 53.26 at the NCAA Championships
  • Earned a medal at the SEC Championships with a second-place finish in the 200 breaststroke with an A cut of 1:52.81, automatically qualifying for the NCAA Championships
  • Finished 12th in the 100 breaststroke with a career-best time of 53.11 and 20th in the 200 IM (1:47.13) at the SEC Championships
  • Tallied a team-leading 13 individual wins
  • Never finished lower than second in the 200 breaststroke during the regular season
  • Recorded the first wins of his collegiate career in the 100 and 200 breaststroke and the 200 IM in the Gamecocks' season opener at Kentucky
Wich-Glasen's Top Times
Event Time Date Meet Location
100 Freestyle 46.33# 10/17/14 Georgia Tech Dual Atlanta, Ga.
200 Freestyle 1:39.55 1/23/26 South Carolina Quad Meet Columbia, S.C.
100 Backstroke 50.79 11/8/14 East Carolina/College of Charleston Columbia, S.C.
100 Breaststroke 51.58p 2/17/17 SEC Championships Knoxville, Tenn.
200 Breaststroke 1:52.41 2/18/17 SEC Championships Knoxville, Tenn.
200 IM 1:45.03 2/15/17 SEC Championships Knoxville, Tenn.
400 IM 3:54.29 11/21/14 Virginia Tech Invitational Christiansburg, Va.


! = School Record

p = Prelims

t = Time Trial

# = Leadoff Split/Split

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