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Nikolai Tchobanov

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Brewster, N.Y.

High School:
Brewster High School

Height:
5-8

Event:
Breaststroke/Individual Medley

Birthdate:
03/02/1994

02/01/2014

Wildcats Drop to Pitt in Regular-Season Finale

Villanova to host conference championships

01/17/2014

Wildcats Fall to Ranked Penn State Teams

Villanova places well in relays

11/09/2013

Villanova Men Drop in BIG EAST Matches

Team tallies top finishes in relays

11/02/2013

UConn Defeats Villanova Men

Ben Smith earns first in 100 butterfly

10/23/2013

Wildcat Men Earn Six First Place Finishes in Loss to La Salle

Villanova falls to La Salle in season opener

Last Modified 9/29/2014

Top Times:
200 Backstroke - 2:03.83 (2013 Frank Elm Invite)
100 Breaststroke - 1:00.56
200 Breaststroke - 2:12.62 (2013 BIG EAST Championships)
200 IM - 1:57.06 (2013 BIG EAST Championships)
400 IM - 4:10.51 (2014 BIG EAST Championships)

2013-14: Competed in two events at the BIG EAST Championship including the 200 butterfly and 400 IM in Sewell, N.J. for a fourth-place overall finish in the conference tournament ... Won the 400 IM (4:22.97) and swam a leg in the 400 freestyle relay (3:17.87) win at Pittsburgh ... Placed second in the 200 butterfly (2:01.84) at home against Providence ... Finished second in the 400 IM (4:31.00) and 100 butterfly (56.69) at home versus Penn State ... Placed third in the 200 butterfly (1:59.37), third in the 400 IM (4:17.75), tied for fourth in the 200 IM (2:01.29) and fifth in the 200 breaststroke (2:18.83) in the Rutgers Quad Meet against Georgetown, Seton Hall and Rutgers ... Finished third in the 200 butterfly (2:00.53) at Connecticut ... Earned second place behind Villanova's Murphy Smith in the 100 butterfly (55.34) and fourth in the 200 breaststroke (2:20.38) at La Salle.

2012-13: Competed in the events at the BIG EAST Championship, including 200 IM and 400 IM ... Finished second in the 200 IM against West Virginia ... Placed first in the 400 IM against La Salle.

Brewster High School: Earned five varsity letters as a swimmer ... MVP 2011, 2012 ... Team captain 2011, 2012 ... All-League ... All-Section ... Seven Year Scholar ... AP Scholar with Distinction ... Club teammates with Ian Kleinsmith.

Personal: Born March 2, 1994 in White Plains, N.Y. ... Youngest of three children to Ivan Tchobanov and Bistra Nankova ... Two sisters, Kristy and Joanna ... Sister Joanna swims for Roger Williams University ... Majoring in Economics/Finance ... Chose Villanova for the swim program and the Business School.

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