Born Oct. 29, 1993 Nick Dillinger is a freestyle and butterfly specialist from Gillette, Wyo. The current junior is studying Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus in International Trade & Marketing at the University of California, Berkeley and claims that his favorite class at Cal has been Econ 1. Coming from such a small town, Dillinger is still the huge Pokes football fan that he was growing up. He was the no. 12 recruit in the nation, and was highly coveted due to his versatility. His talent could range from distance events to the IM, but his sprint events were in the list of top times in the nation.
In his freshman season Dillinger Dillinger finished 13th in the 100 butterfly and ninth in the 50 freestyle at the 2013 Pac 12 Championships.
In his sophomore season Dillinger finished 22nd in the 100 butterfly at the Pac 12 Championships. He also came in 24th in the 100 freestyle and ninth in the 50 freestyle to tie with teammate, Fabio Gimondi.
Dillinger is in his senior season as a Cal Bear.
Dillinger was a Junior National Champion in the 50m freestyle as apart of the Gillette Swim Team. In high school he was a six-time state champion in his individual events and a six-time relay champion. He was also named Wyoming Male Swimmer of the Year three times, and two-time Male Swimmer of the State Meet.
Dillinger is a 12-time High School All-American.