Anders Nielsen
Anders  Nielsen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Farum, Denmark

Event:
Distance


07/08/2015

Fifty-Seven Wolverines Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Fifty-Seven Wolverines Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

03/26/2015

Wolverines Sit in Fourth Place After Day One at NCAA Championships

Men's Swimming & Diving in Fourth After Day One at NCAA Championships

02/07/2015

U-M Dominates MSU to Cap Fourth Straight Undefeated Season

Men's Swimming & Diving Dominates MSU to Cap Dual Season

01/24/2015

Maize & Blue Rolls Past No. 12 Buckeyes on Senior Day

Men's Swimming & Diving Cruises Past Buckeyes on Senior Day

11/08/2014

Depth Critical as Maize & Blue Downs No. 18 Penn State, Virginia

Depth Critical as Men's Swimming & Diving Downs No. 18 PSU, Virginia

At Michigan ... Seven-time NCAA All-American (2015: 200-yard freestyle, 500-yard freestyle, 400-yard freestyle relay, 800-yard freestyle relay; 2014: 500-yard freestyle, 800-yard freestyle relay; 2013: 800-yard freestyle relay) ... Three-time NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (2014: 1,650-yard freestyle; 2013: 500-yard freestyle, 1,650-yard freestyle) ... Six-time Big Ten champion (2015: 400-yard freestyle relay, 800-yard freestyle relay; 2014: 400-yard freestyle relay, 800-yard freestyle relay; 2013: 200-yard freestyle, 800-yard freestyle relay) ... Three-time All-Big Ten (First Team: 2013-15) ... Two-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Feb. 5, 2013; Feb. 12, 2013) ... CSCAA Scholar All-American (2015) ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2015) ... Academic All-Big Ten (2015) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2015) ... Enrolled at Michigan in January 2013.

International ... 2015 FINA World Championships ... Finished 15th in the 400-meter freestyle and 24th in the 200-meter freestyle at the 2014 Short Course World Championships (Doha, Qatar) ... 2014 European Swimming Championships ... Swam for Denmark at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, competing on the 800-meter freestyle relay ... Swam at 2012 FINA Short Course World Championships ... Won 200-meter freestyle and 400-meter freestyle at 2012 Denmark National Championships.

Junior (2014-15) ... Four-time NCAA All-American (200-yard freestyle, 500-yard freestyle, 400-yard freestyle relay, 800-yard freestyle relay) ... Two-time Big Ten champion (400-yard freestyle relay, 800-yard freestyle relay) ... All-Big Ten (First Team) ... CSCAA Scholar All-American ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Championships ... NCAA Championships (March 26-28): National runner-up in the 200-yard freestyle (1:32.73), while also taking fourth in the 500-yard freestyle (4:12.16) and 18th in the 1,650-yard freestyle (14:56.53) ... Big Ten Championships (Feb. 25-28): Finished second in both the 200-yard freestyle (1:33.49) and 500-yard freestyle (4:14.06) and fourth in the 1,650-yard freestyle (14:57.38); also swam on two winning relays (400 Freestyle, 800 Freestyle) ... Regular Season ... Missed AT&T Winter Nationals to swim for Denmark at FINA Short Course World Championships ... Finished second in the 200-yard freestyle, 500-yard freestyle and 1,000-yard freestyle vs. Indiana, Texas and Louisville (Oct. 24-25) ... Won the 200-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle at Iowa (Oct. 3-4).

Sophomore (2013-14) ... Two-time NCAA All-American (500-yard freestyle, 800-yard freestyle relay) ... NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (1,650-yard freestyle) ... Two-time Big Ten champion (400-yard freestyle relay, 800-yard freestyle relay) ... All-Big Ten (First Team) ... Championships Meets ... Finished eighth in the 500-yard freestyle (4:16.88), 13th in the 1,650-yard freestyle (14:51.18), n18th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:34.60) and swam on the 800-yard freestyle relay at the NCAA Championships (March 27-29) ... Took third in the 500-yard freestyle (4:14.66) and 1,650-yard freestyle (14:48.23), fourth in the 200-yard freestyle (1:34.43) and was a part of the winning 400-yard freestyle relay team (2:51.07) and NCAA-record setting 800-yard freestyle relay team (6:09.85) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 26-March 1) ... Regular Season ... Swam two events at Northwestern (Jan. 11) ... Won the 1,000-yard freestyle (9:19.37) at Purdue (Jan. 10) ... Had three top-10 finishes at the AT&T Winter Nationals (Dec. 5-7), including third-place finishes in the 500-yard freestyle (4:15.49) and the 1,650-yard freestyle (14:47.88) and a sixth-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle (1:35.49) ... swam two events at the Univ. of Michigan Open (Nov. 22-24), taking second in the 500-yard freestyle ... finished second in the 500-yard freestyle (4:27.23) and third in the 200-yard freestyle (1:37.26) against Indiana and Texas (Oct. 25) ... finished second in the 1,000-yard freestyle (9:12.73) against Notre Dame and Auburn (Oct. 12) ... won the 200-yard freestyle (1:37.73) and swam in three other events vs. Iowa (Sept. 27).

Freshman (2012-13) ... NCAA All-American ... two-time NCAA All-America Honorable Mention ... two-time Big Ten champion (200-yard freestyle, 800-yard freestyle relay) ... All-Big Ten ... Two-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Feb. 5, Feb. 12) ... Championships Meets ... Finished ninth in the 500-yard freestyle (4:16.82) and the 1,650-yard freestyle (14:51.40) and 21st in the 200-yard freestyle (1:34.95) at the NCAA Championships (March 28-30) ...won the 200-yard freestyle (1:33.20), aided to a win in the 800-yard freestyle relay, took third in the 500-yard freestyle (4:14.15) and fourth in the 1,650-yard freestyle (14:53.33) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27-March 2) ...Regular Season ... Won the 500-yard freestyle (setting a new facility record) and took second in the 200-yard butterfly at Michigan State (Feb. 9) ... finished second in the 200-yard freestyle and swam in three other events vs. Ohio State (Feb. 1-2) ...won the 1,650-yard freestyle and took fourth in the 100-yard freestyle vs. Purdue (Jan. 12) ... made collegiate debut at Orange Bowl Classic (Jan. 3) during team's annual training trip ... enrolled at semester; joined team in January.

Personal ... Full name is Anders Lie Nielsen.

Career Bests

Event Time Date
100-yard Freestyle 44.50 11/7/2014
200-yard Freestyle 1:32.73 3/27/2015
500-yard Freestyle 4:12.16 3/26/2015
1,650-yard Freestyle 14:47.88 12/7/2013
100-yard Butterfly 51.94 11/23/2013
200-yard Butterfly 1:50.07 2/9/2013

 



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