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Nina Drolc
Nina Drolc

Nina Drolc

Freestyle | Senior | 5-11 | Velenje, Slovenia

Junior (2014-15)
Completed her junior campaign with an appearance at the NCAA Championships where she was a member of the Razorbacks’ 200 and 400 freestyle relay … Recorded a personal-best 200 free time of 1:48.21 at the SEC Championships … Advanced to the C final of the 100 freestyle at the SEC Championships (49.29) … A member of Arkansas’ 400 freestyle relay that placed fifth at the SEC Championships … Saw action in the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle … A member of the 200 medley relay team that downed Nebraska’s Devaney Natatorium pool record, touching the wall first with a time of 1:42.90 … Assisted the Razorbacks’ 800 freestyle relay team to second place (7:16.84) at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Swam to a fourth-place finish in the 100 freestyle with a season-best time of 49.53 and snagged seventh place in the 50 freestyle (22.96) at the Georgia Tech Invite … Claimed fifth place in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:48.54 at the Georgia Tech Invite … A member of Arkansas’ 400 freestyle relay that took third (3:18.86), its 200 freestyle relay squad that took fourth (1:31.07), 400 medley relay that claimed third (3:35.98) and 200 medley relay (1:39.64) at the Georgia Tech Invite.

Sophomore (2013-14)
Drolc was a member of Arkansas’ 400 freestyle relay that placed 25th in the prelims at the NCAA Championships. The ream’s time of 3:18.80 registered as the fourth-fastest in program history … Claimed a 27th place in the NCAA prelims as a member of the 200 medley relay (1:39.26) that swam the fifth-fastest time in school history … Snagged a second-place finish and ‘B’ cut time in the 100 freestyle finals (49.56) and fourth in the 50 freestyle finals (22.89) at the Bulldog Invitational Last Chance Meet … Drolc’s 50 freestyle performance (22.73) at the 2014 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships prelims was the sophomore’s season best… Clocked her season-best time of 49.31 in the 100 freestyle at the Mizzou Invitational.

Freshman (2012-13)
Recorded three individual event wins and teamed up for nine relay wins in dual-meet action in her first season with the Razorbacks … Tacked on a school record in the 50-yard freestyle and two top-five times in the 100 freestyle … The Razorbacks broke every relay record and Drolc was the only swimmer to be a member of all five relay teams … Four of the relay records were broken at the SEC Championships including a fifth-place finish in the 200 medley relay in 1:37.79, a sixth-place finish in the 400 medley relay in 3:36.63, a seventh-place finish in the 200 freestyle relay in 1:30.23 and a seventh-place finish in the 400 freestyle relay in 3:18.47 … The fifth relay record was broken at the NCAA Championships  in the 800 freestyle relay with a time of 7:10.87 … Took down the 10-year-old 50 freestyle record with a 22.65 to score for Arkansas at the SEC Championships.

High School/Club
Participated in the 2009 World Championships and the 2008 and 2010 European Championships for her native Slovenia … Swam in the Junior European Championships in 2007-08 and in the 2008 World Junior Championships.

Personal
Born on June 6, 1992 to Dusan and Romana Drolc in Slovenia … Has two siblings, Maja and Tomi … Is majoring in industrial engineering.

2015-16 Season Bests

EventTimeMeetDate
50 Free22.95Georgia Tech Fall Invitational11/19/15
100 Free49.56Georgia Tech Fall Invitational11/19/15
200 Free1:48.53Georgia Tech Fall Invitational11/19/15

Lifetime Bests

EventTimeMeetDate
50 Free22.65SEC Championships2/19/13
100 Free49:28SEC Championships2/19/13
200 Free1:48.21SEC Championships2/19/15