UND Roster

2010-11 Swimming and Diving Roster

Joshua Nosal

Free/Back


Height 6'3''
Weight 172 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Austin, TX
High School Westwood
Bio

AS A SENIOR: Member of the 200 medley relay squad that broke the school record with a 1:28.86 performance at the BIG EAST Championships … registered four top eight finishes (two individual, two relays) at the BIG EAST Championships … both relay performances (200 medley relay and 200 free relay) were fourth-place finishes and NCAA B-cut times … notched eighth-place showings in the 100 fly (50.01) and the 100 back (50.32) … set two personal bests at the league meet, which included a 49.45 in the preliminary session of the 100 fly and a 45.07 in the final session of the 100 free … swam to another personal best time of 21.23 in the 50 free at the Shamrock Invitational … concluded Irish career as the second fastest 100 backstroker in school history … also finished in the top 10 of the top performers list in the 100 free, 200 free, 500 free, 200 back and in the 100 fly.

AS A JUNIOR:Member of the Irish quartet that broke the school record in the 200 medley relay at the BIG EAST Championships … all-BIG EAST as a member of the Irish 200 free and 400 free relays … all three relays recorded NCAA B-cut times … took eighth place in the 200 back (1:49.63), ninth in the 100 back (49.33) and 15th in the 500 free (4:32.25) … secured season best times in the prelim swims of the 200 back (1:48.28) and 500 free (4:32.11) … his 100 back time at the league meet was a career best … froze the clock at 21.33 and 46.35 in the 50 and 100 free respectively for season best times at the Shamrock Invitational.

AS A SOPHOMORE:Took part in two school record-breaking swims … helped the 200 (1:39.42) and 400 (2:54.08) free relay squads set program bests at the BIG EAST Championships … earned all-BIG EAST honors in the 200 free relay (2nd) and 400 free relay (1st) … finished the 200 free at the BIG EAST in 1:38.31 … logged a 4:27.34 in the finals of the 500 free during the BIG EAST finale … best time in the 100 back (50.95) came at the Ohio State Invitational with a season-best 1:46.88 in the 200 back coming during at the BIG EAST meet … raced the 100 free five times with a best mark of 46.02.

AS A FRESHMAN: Built a diverse event portfolio through his participation in numerous events … a big player for the Irish at the BIG EAST Championships with his efforts in relay and individual events … three-time all-BIG EAST performer … member of the champion 800 free relay (6:32.45) team and the second-place 400 (2:59.05) and 200 free relay (1:21.94) tandems … both his 400 and 800 free relay teams set school records … his participation in these relays helped the team secure more than 100 points at the meet … also competed and placed individually in the 200 (1:40.20) and 100 (45.76) free while placing sixth and 10th, respectively … swam the 200 IM (1:58.08) against Cleveland State … worked the field in the 100 back (52.00) at the Ohio State Invitational … went 4:36.46 in the 500 free at the BIG EAST meet … swam the 50 free (21.79) at the Shamrock invitational.

THE NOSAL FILE: Texas 5A state champion in the 200 free (1:38.49) … also finished with a time of 45.49 in the 100 free at the state meet his senior season … swam the 50 free in 21.49 two weeks prior to the state championship … gained All-America distinction all four years as a prep at Westwood (Texas) … holds school records in the 100 and 200 free events … named team captain and MVP his junior and senior seasons … member of the National Honor Society … son of Wendy and David Nosal … father was a submarine captain for nine years … born April 17, 1989, in San Diego, Calif. … avid mountain biker and cliff jumper … graduated from the College of Engineering with a degree in mechanical engineering.

Nosal[apos]s Career Bests

Event Time Meet
50 Free 21.23 Shamrock Invite (2011)
100 Free 45.07 BIG EAST (2011)
200 Free 1:38.31 BIG EAST (2009)
500 Free 4:27.34 BIG EAST (2009)
50 Back 24.00 Ohio State Invite (2008)
100 Back 49.33 BIG EAST (2010)
200 Back 1:46.88 BIG EAST (2009)
100 Fly 49.45 BIG EAST (2011)