Nicholas Askew

‘A Party With a Purpose’: Howard Announces ‘Battle of the Burr II’ vs. Georgetown

Howard is once again hosting Georgetown this October at Burr Gymnasium, which attracted 1,200 fans at the inaugural “Battle at the Burr” event last October.


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’s Oldest School Record Just Got Broken Twice in Less Than 24 Hours

The oldest swimming record at Howard University just got taken down twice in less than 24 hours by two different freshmen. 


Howard Draws Estimated 1,200 Fans for Historic “Battle at the Burr” vs. Georgetown

Howard head coach Nicholas Askew estimated the crowd at 1,200 for its dual meet against Georgetown, likely the most in school history.


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.


Howard Defeats NEC Rival Mount St. Mary’s on Senior Day

Howard’s men’s and women’s teams both won their meet against NEC rival Mount St. Mary’s. The win marks the women’s first NEC win.

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Howard Swim Coach Askew Explains USA Swimming’s HBCU Million-Dollar Grant

Howard Swim Coach Nicholas Askew and USA Swimming Managing Director of Sport Development Joel Shinofield breakdown the million dollar grant…

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Texas UIL 6A Region Runner-Up Darin Johnson Chooses Howard University for 2021

Breaststroke specialist Darin Johnson announces his decision to swim for Howard University beginning in the fall of 2021.


George Washington Celebrates Senior Day with Sweep of Howard

Seven different Colonial women earned individual victories, paced by double-winner Gemma Atherley, while Peter Nachtwey broke his own program record for 3-meter diving on the way to a sweep of the diving events in a dual win over Howard.

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2015-2016 Howard University Recruit Video

The men and women will kick off their season this Friday at their Alumni meet. Their regular dual meet season begins Oct 17 against George Washington.

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