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Dana Nessler
Dana  Nessler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:
The Bolles School

Height:
5-9

Event:
Free

08/07/2014

Virginia Has 305 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized

02/15/2014

Virginia Wins 11 Events on Final Day of Cavalier Invite

Women's ACC Championships start Wednesday

02/12/2014

Swimming and Diving Video Q&A with Dana Nessler

Senior swimmer talks this weekend's Cavalier Invite and more

11/22/2013

Three Virginia Records Fall on First Day of Ohio State Invite

Cavalier women lead after one day

02/16/2013

Virginia Finishes Action at Cavalier Invite

Women's ACC Championships start Wednesday

Virginia Career Bests
50 Free:
22.98
100 Free: 50.51
200 Free: 1:51.47
100 Fly: 57.06

2013-14
• Finished second in the 50 free and fourth in the 100 free at the Cavalier Invite
• Swam a career-best in the 200 free (1:51.47) and a season-best time in the 50 free (23.14) at the Ohio State Invite
• Placed eighth in the 50 free and 14th in the 100 free at the OSU Invite
• Posted a season-best mark in the 100 free in 50.72 at the Cavalier Invite

2012-13
• Set a career-best in the 50-yard freestyle (22.98) at the Georgia Fall Invitational, finishing 13th
• Swam a season-best 50.95 in the 100 free at the Cavalier Invite
• Placed second in the 50 free and third in the 100 free at the Cavalier Invite

2011-12
• Swam a career-best 23.05 in the 50 free in a swim-off at the Georgia Fall Invite
• Clocked a career-best 57.06 in the 100 fly and a season-best 50.71 in the 100 free at the same meet
• Touched third in the 100 free against Virginia Tech

2010-11

• Finished second in both the 50 freestyle (23.49) and 100 freestyle (50.99) at the Terrapin Invitational
• Went faster in the preliminaries of the 100 freestyle, touching in 50.51
• Member of the 200 freestyle relay and 400 medley relay teams that collected first-place honors at the Terrapin Invitational
• Clocked a time of 1:54.82 in the 200 freestyle at the Georgia Invitational (Dec. 4)
• Also posted a mark of 57.54 in the 100 butterfly in Athens

High School
• Won four consecutive state championships at The Bolles School
• 2009 state champion in the 50 freestyle
• Member of the 200 medley relay team that broke the national record in 2009
• Two-time Florida All-Coast first team selection
• Member of the National Spanish Honor Society and National German Honor Society

Personal
• Daughter of Michael and Anne Nessler
• Has an older sister, Kirstin

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