Nate Kozycki
Nate Kozycki
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Grand Rapids, Mich.
High School: Northview
Events: butterfly

Nate Kozycki2017-18: Scored an All-America finish in the 100-yard butterfly (sixth place, 48.45 preliminary/48.49 finals) and an honorable mention All-America finish in the 400 medley relay in the NCAA Division III Championship...Gained a place on the all-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association team with a championship in the 100-yard butterfly (NCAA 'B' cut, personal best: 48.29)...MIAA Championship champion in the 200 medley relay (NCAA 'B' cut, meet record: 1:29.71) and runner-up in the 200 fly (1:56.60 in the preliminary) and 200 and 800 freestyle and 400 medley relay events...Named the MIAA Men's Swimmer of the Week Nov. 20 after setting the third-fastest time in D-III in the 100-yard butterfly (49.50) during his preliminary swim at the Phoenix Fall Classic...Completed the 100-yard butterfly in the dual meet at Olivet in 49.91 seconds, a time believed to be the fastest ever in a MIAA dual meet, and earned MIAA Swimmer of the Week honors Feb. 12...The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee selected him as one of the Junior Student-Athletes of the Year.

2017 NCAA D-III Championship: Shined in the butterfly events...Achieved a 48.49 morning swim to qualify for the 100-yard final where he gained All-America status with an eighth-place finish...Set a personal-best 21.42 split to help Albion qualify for the B final in the 200 medley relay (the team achieved honorable mention All-America status with a 13th place finish)...Also gained honorable mention All-America status in the 400 medley relay (15th place)...Claimed the school record in qualifying for the 200 butterfly (1:51.66).

2017 MIAA Championship: An at-large selection to the all-MIAA team after swimming with the winning 200 and 400 medley relay teams...In individual events, he was runner-up in the 200 butterfly in a NCAA B cut time of 1:51.96 and fourth place in the 50 and 100 freestyle events. 

2016 MIAA Championship: Achieved his place on the all-MIAA team when he won the league title in the 100-yard butterfly in a school-record time of 49.34...Also achieved school records in the 200 and 400 medley relays as Albion finished second in both events during the MIAA Championships...Reached the championship final of the 200 butterfly, finishing second in 1:53.28, and the 200 individual medley, finishing in a tie for seventh (1:57.84).

2016 NCAA Championships: Achieved honorable mention All-America status in the 200-yard freestyle relay. The Britons set a school record time (1:22.53) in the consolation heat.

Personal: An exercise science major.