Nikki Venema

Olympic Trials Qualifier Heidi Smithwick Announces Verbal to Princeton (2022)

Heidi Smithwick from Jupiter Dragons Swim Team has announced her verbal commitment to the application process at Princeton.

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Princeton Women Reel In 1st 2022 Verbal from NH Record-holder Megan Reich

Mid-distance freestyle specialist Megan Reich, who holds the New Hampshire high school records in the 200/500 free, has verbally committed to Princeton.

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Kayla Wilson Breaks 33-Year-Old Olympian-Held Record at NOVA Holiday Champs

Tide Swim Team’s Kayla Wilson broke an LSC Record that was set 33 years ago by triple Olympic medalist Whitney Hedgepeth.

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Princeton Earns Commitment from Aussie Sprinter Ela Noble

Australian sprinter Ela Noble has announced her commitment to Princeton University in the class of 2024.

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Venema, Marquardt, Pasadyn Share 2020 Women’s Ivy League Swimmer of the Meet

A trio of freshmen (Ellie Marquardt, Nikki Venema and Felicia Pasadyn) shared the High Point Swimmer of the Meet award at 2020 Women’s Ivy Championships.

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Princeton Women Win 2020 Ivy League Title as Venema, Marquardt Sweep Freestyles

There were 3 freshmen who came up with 9 wins. Of those freshmen, 2 were Princeton swimmers who combined to win every freestyle race.

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2020 W Ivy Up/Mid/Downs Day 4: Princeton on Track to Win 1st Title Since 2015

With 13 ups and 4 mids, Princeton looks poised to win its first Women’s Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships title since 2015.

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Harvard Smashes Meet Record, Princeton Takes Team Lead on Women’s Ivies Day 3

Harvard blew away the field as they took down the Ivy League Meet Record in the 400 medley relay. Princeton, however, took over the team lead on day 3.

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W. Ivy League: Harvard Leads Princeton by 2, Freshman Pasadyn Clocks 1:55 IM

Harvard leads Princeton by just 2 points heading into day 3 of the meet. There’s also just 2 points separating Brown and Penn in the battle for a top-5 spot.

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2020 Women’s Ivy Up/Mid/Downs Day 2: Princeton Looks to Pull Even with Harvard

With 12 swimmers and divers qualified for A finals and 2 for C finals, Princeton is making a move on the Harvard Crimson on Day 2 of 2020 Women’s Ivy Champs.

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2020 W. Ivy League: Dahlke Leads in 1:43.7, Harvard Crushes 800 FR Relay Record

The defending champion Harvard women picked up a sweep of the day 1 relays to kick off the women’s 2020 Ivy League Championships.

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2020 Women’s Ivy League Champs Guide: Freshmen Look to Propel Princeton to #1

The freshman class will be huge for the Tigers, as Ellie Marquardt, Christina Bradley, and Nikki Venema have already risen to the top of the league.

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Dolfin Swim of the Week: Venema’s 22.3 Powers Princeton Over Yale in HYP

Venema cut more than half a second in her 100 free, and about four tenths in the 50 free, putting herself in the mix for NCAA invites in her rookie campaign.

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Princeton Women Hand Yale First Loss Since 2016 in H-Y-P Victory

The Princeton women dominated the H-Y-P showdown, handing the Yale women their first Ivy loss since 2015 and their first regular season loss since 2016.

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Princeton Women Set 2 School Records to Dominate H-Y-P Day 1

Chong went on the set an individual school record with her victory in the 100 breast. She knocked over a second off her best time, winning in 1:00.60.

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