Mark Nakanishi
Mark  Nakanishi


La Canada, Calif.

High School:
La Canada

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 164


AS A JUNIOR IN 2009-10: Swam in three events at the AE Championships, including a seventh place finish in the 200 fly with a persona best time of 1:54.25 ... Also swam in the 500 free, finishing 14th with a time of 4:43.30.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008-09: Swam a personal best in the 100 butterfly (52.83) at the Terrier Invitational ... Swam in four events in the 2009 America East Championship, placing sixth in the 500 freestyle and second as a member of the 800 freestyle relay team.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2007-08: Specialized in the freestyle and butterfly in 2007-08 and swam a personal best in the 200 fly at the conference championship, clocking in at 1:54.41 to place third overall ... Swam the third leg of the third-place 800-free relay team ... At the conference championships, placed eighth overall in the 500 free.

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY: Graduated from La Canada High School in 2007 ... Swam for coach Larry Naeve on the La Canada team ... Was an All-American junior and senior year ... Was the CIF championship in the 100 fly with a time of 52.2 seconds ... Won the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) swimming title two consecutive years ... Led team to the CIF championship game as a sophomore.

PERSONAL: Born on July 3, 1989, in Northbrook, Ill. ... Son of Atsuya and Tomoko Nakanishi ... Enrolled in the College of Engineering as an aerospace engineering.

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