Anders Lie Nielsen
Anders  Lie Nielsen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Farum, Denmark

Event:
Freestyle


02/03/2016

Nielsen Receives Big Ten Weekly Honor

Men's Swimmer Nielsen Receives Big Ten Weekly Honor

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

At Michigan
• Ten-time NCAA All-American (2016: 500-yard Freestyle, 200-yard Freestyle Relay, 800-yard Freestyle Relay; 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)
• Six-time NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (2016: 100-yard Freestyle, 200-yard Freestyle, 400-yard Freestyle Relay; 2014: 1,650-yard Freestyle; 2013: 500-yard Freestyle, 1,650-yard Freestyle)
• Eight-time Big Ten champion (2016: 500-yard Freestyle, 800-yard Freestyle Relay; 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)
• Four-time All-Big Ten (2013-16: First Team)
• CSCAA Scholar All-American (2015-16)
• Two-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2015-16)
• Two-time Academic All-Big Ten (2015-16)
• Two-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2015-16)

Senior (2015-16)
• Three-time NCAA All-American (500-yard Freestyle, 200-yard Freestyle Relay, 800-yard Freestyle Relay)
• Three-time NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (100-yard Freestyle, 200-yard Freestyle, 400-yard Freestyle Relay)
• Two-time Big Ten champion (500-yard Freestyle, 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
• NCAA Championships (March 23-26): Finished 8th in 500-yard Freestyle (4:16.92), 11th in 200-yard Freestyle (1:33.22) and 16th in 100-yard Freestyle (43.18). Also swam 200-yard Freestyle Relay, 400-yard Freestyle Relay and 800-yard Freestyle Relay.
• Big Ten Championships (Feb. 24-27): Won the 500-yard Freestyle (4:12.83), took 2nd in the 200-yard Freestyle (1:33.03) and 6th in the 100-yard Freestyle (43.12). Also swam on three relays, including the winning 800-yard Freestyle Relay.
• Finished 15th in the 200-meter Freestyle (1:50.24), 16th in the 400-meter Freestyle (3:59.44) and 29th in the 100-meter Freestyle (50.58) at AT&T Winter Nationals (Dec. 3-5).
• Penn State/Virginia (Oct. 31-Nov. 1): Won the 200-yard Freestyle (1:37.19) and 500-yard Freestyle (4:22.20).
• MSU Outdoor Invitational (Oct. 2): Won the 100-meter Freestyle (52.87) and 200-meter Freestyle (1:54.66).

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
• 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 2nd in the 200-yard Freestyle (1:33.49) and 500-yard Freestyle (4:14.06) and also took fourth in the 1,650-yard Freestyle (14:57.38).

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)
• NCAA Championships (March 27-29): Finished 8th in the 500-yard Freestyle (4:16.88), 13th in the 1,650-yard Freestyle (14:51.18) and 18th in the 200-yard Freestyle (1:34.60).
• Big Ten Championships (Feb. 26-March 1): Finished 3rd in the 500-yard Freestyle (4:14.66) and 1,650-yard Freestyle (14:48.23), 4th in the 200-yard Freestyle (1:34.43) and helped set NCAA record as part of 800-yard Freestyle Relay (6:09.85).
• Recorded three top-10 finishes at AT&T Winter Nationals (Dec. 5-7).

Freshman (2012-13)
• NCAA All-American (800-yard Freestyle Relay)
• NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (500-yard Freestyle, 1,650-yard Freestyle)
• Two-time Big Ten champion (200-yard Freestyle, 800-yard Freestyle Relay)
• All-Big Ten (First Team)
• Two-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week.
• NCAA Championships (March 28-30): Took 9th in the 500-yard Freestyle (4:16.82) and 1,650-yard Freestyle (14:51.40) and 21st in the 200-yard Freestyle (1:34.95).
• Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27-March 2): Won the 200-yard Freestyle (1:33.20), took 3rd in the 500-yard Freestyle (4:14.15) and 4th in the 1,650-yard Freestyle (14:53.33).
• Won the 1,650-yard Freestyle vs. Purdue in first collegiate dual meet.
• Made collegiate debut at Orange Bowl Classic (Jan. 3) during team's annual training trip. Enrolled at semester.

Club/International
• Swam on Denmark's 800-meter Freestyle Relay at the 2012 Olympics.
• 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).
• 2012 FINA Short Course World Championships.

Personal
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts
• Major: Psychology

Personal ... Full name is Anders Lie Nielsen.

Career Bests

Event Time Date
100-yard Freestyle 43.12 2/27/2016
200-yard Freestyle 1:32.36 2/24/2016
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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