St Augustine High School and Saint Augustine Cyclone swimmer Nicholas Loomis signed national letter of intent on Wednesday, February 5, to continue academic and swimming career at Indian River State College. The college athletic teams, which are nicknamed the Pioneers, compete in the Southern Conference of the Florida State College Activities Association, a body of the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 8. Indian River men’s swimming has won 40 straight NJCAA swimming championships, currently the longest unbroken U.S. championship winning streak in any sport at the collegiate level.
Swimming for St Augustine, Loomis was the 2014 Class 3A FHSAA state champion in the 100 fly (49.43) and state runner-up in the 100 back (51.34). Loomis has also competed at Orlando Grand Prix, NASA Junior National Cup and 2014 Winter Junior Nationals.
Loomis’ best SCY times include:
50y fly – 22.90
100y fly – 49.43
200y fly – 1:56.18
100y back – 51.34
200y back – 1:58.84
50y free – 23.49
100y free – 49.21
Loomis trains under the guidance of Saint Augustine Swim Team head coach Frank Holleman and associate head coach Craig Teeters.