Joey Nizzardo Commits to DI Fairfield University Stags

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Joey Nizzardo, a current high school senior from Monroe, Connecticut, has committed to swim for DI Fairfield University beginning in the fall. He will be graduating from Masuk High School in the spring of 2021 and will join the Stags’ class of 2025.

Currently, Nizzardo swims for the Shelton Monroe Swim Team along with swimming for his high school, where he is a Connecticut Scholar Athlete. He has received All-Southwest Conference and All-State recognition and holds 3 high school records and 11 club records.

At the 2020 Connecticut Swimming Senior Championships, Nizzardo placed 3rd in the 1650 freestyle with a time of 16:11.92.

“I decided to swim at Fairfield because of the excellent swim team and coaches, as well as the great education it offers. I am excited to swim with my new teammates and coaches, and I am grateful for all the support from my family and friends. Go Stags!”

Top SCY Times

  • 200 freestyle – 1:46.90
  • 500 freestyle – 4:42.62
  • 1650 freestyle – 16:11.92

At the 2020 MAAC Championships with the Stags, Nizzardo would have placed 12th in the 1650 freestyle (16:11.92) with his current best time.

At this meet, the Fairfield men placed 6th as a team.

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