New Tampa Alumni

Nicole Harder- University of West Florida

High School: Lettered four years in swimming and diving at Sunlake High School… named her team’s MVP 2010 and 2012… named district champion in the 500 free in 2010 and 2012… state qualifier in the 500 free in 2012… recipient of the Distinguished Athlete Award from the United States Marine Corps… all-conference selection in 2010, 2011, and 2012.  TBAY New Tampa class of 2013


Pakawadee Sopapong- University of Cincinnati

High School: Swam at Wharton High School ... Earned a total of four top-four finishes at the Florida state meet ... As a junior, placed third in the state in the 200 individual medley and second in the 100 breaststroke ... During sophomore year, placed third in the 200 individual medley and fourth in the 100 breaststroke.  Scholastic All-American 2014 & 2015, Qualified for Junior National's in 2012.  TBAY New Tampa class of 2015


Colleen Driscoll- University of Vermont

High School: Attended the Academy of the Holy Names ... Named the captain of the swimming team as a senior and helped lead her team to the FHSAA Class 2A District 8 and FHSAA Class 2A Region 3 titles from 2011-14 ... For four straight years, she was named Honorable Mention for the Tampa Bay Times and Tampa Tribune All-Hillsborough County Team ... Was a state qualifier from 2011-14 and a state finalist in 2013 and 2014 ... Member of the National Honor Society, English Honor Society, Science Honor Society, and co-president of the Spanish Honor Society.  TBAY New Tampa class of 2015

Athena Cimino- Georgia Southern University

High School: Earned four letters at Wiregrass Ranch High School …. A 2011-15 all-state and all-conference selection … Also named 2015 Scholastic All-American … A five-time state medalist … Also participated in track & field, receiving honors of all-conference and regional qualifier … Records set include: 50 yard free, 100 yard free, 200 yard free, 500 yard free, 200 yard free relay, 400 free relay and 200 medley relay.  

TBAY New Tampa class of 2015