Nic Askew

Howard Swimming & Diving Team Hosts an Aquaman Promotion Event

Howard University swimming & diving + Aquaman: the collab.

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Howard University Head Swim Coach Nic Askew Previews “Battle of the Burr II”

Askew discusses what the Battle of the Burr means to his team, noting the level of excitement and competition that the event produces.

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Georgetown Head Coach Jack Leavitt Explains Impact of Battle of the Burr

Georgetown head coach Jack Leavitt praises Howard head coach Nic Askew’s vision, turning a dual meet into a fan-friendly “party with a purpose”.


LIVEBARN Race of the Week: Flashback To The Inaugural Battle At The Burr

Flashback to the men’s 200 free relay at last year’s inaugural Battle at the Burr as the second edition is set to take place on October 7th.

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Howard University Started a Swimming Revolution, and UNCW Gets It

Howard University and Nic Askew popularized the idea of ‘filling dual meets with fans,’ and countries around the program are riding that same wave to full natatoriums.


Michael Phelps, Nic Askew To Be Honored By Indiana Sports Corp With Pathfinder Award

The Pathfinder Award recognizes individuals who have made a commitment to improving the lives of others and inspiring change and action in their communities.

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Backstroker Chanice Posada Commits To Howard With Team-Leading Times (2023)

Posada will arrive at Howard with best times in the 100 and 200 backstroke that would already put her below the program records.


Howard Gains Commit from Futures-Level Breaststroker Seth Green

Seth Green of Blue Tide Aquatics is a breaststroke and sprint freestyle specialist. He has dropped 4.6 seconds in the 100 yard breast since February 2021.

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2023 NEC Most Outstanding Swimmer Miles Simon To Use Fifth Year At Georgia

After four years at Howard University, Miles Simon will return home to Georgia to use his fifth year of eligibility with the Dawgs.


Howard Head Coach Nic Askew Awarded 2023 Drake Hero Award

In his 9th season as head coach, Askew led the Howard men to their first Northeast Conference Championship title in 39 years.


Maryland State Rep. Proposes Bill Requiring Schools to Have Swimming Curriculum

Howard head coach Nic Askew gave testimony on the bill in March, explaining how legislation can fight the disparities in water safety within Black communities


Howard University Punctuates Season of Destiny with First Conference Title in 34 Years

In a season that started with one of the biggest college dual meets we’ve ever seen, Howard University finished the job with a conference title on Saturday.


Howard, Georgetown Team Captains Preview Biggest HBCU Swim Meet in History

SwimSwam sat down with team captains from Howard and Georgetown to preview “Battle at the Burr”, an epic dual between two fierce rivals


Howard Sets Out to Host Biggest HBCU Swim Meet in History vs. Georgetown

Dubbed the “Battle at The Burr,” the event will be decked out with DJs, dance troupes, Howard’s marching band, food vendors, and plenty of overflow seating.


CSCAA Announces National Scholastic Collegiate Trophy Finalists

Howard’s Nic Askew, Franklin College’s Andrew Hendricks, and NC State’s Braden Holloway are the three finalists.