Macie McNichols
Macie  McNichols


Brecksville, Ohio

High School:
Gilmour Academy

Freestyle, Butterfly


Buckeyes Finish 13th at NCAA Championships

What a season for the Buckeyes


Liz Li Takes Bronze in the 50 Free at NCAA Championships

Day three begins at 9 a.m. ET


Buckeyes Finish Third at Big Ten Championships

Liz Li accomplishes rare feat and dominated the Big Ten meet


Buckeyes Claim Three Titles on Third Day of Big Tens

Day four of Big Ten Championships begin on Saturday morning at 11 a.m. ET


Liz Li Wins Third Straight 50 Freestyle Title

Day three of Big Ten Championships begin on Thursday morning at 11 a.m. ET

As a junior (2017): Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar Athlete … honorable mention All-American as a member of the 200 freestyle relay … competed at NCAA Championships in three relay events: 200 freestyle, 200 medley, and 400 freestyle relays … Second Team All-Big Ten after finishing second in the 200 freestyle relay at Big Ten Championships … swam in four events at Big Tens: the 200 and 400 freestyle relays, 100 freestyle, and 100 butterfly … had nine individual or relay first place finishes as a junior … had the second-fastest 50 and 100 freestyle times on the team: 22.43 and 49.34, respectively

As a sophomore (2016): 
Honorable mention All-American in the 200 and 400 freestyle relays … Big Ten Champion and First Team All-Big Ten after winning in the 200 freestyle relay … had the second-fastest 50 freestyle time on the team (22.48) and the third-fastest in the 100 freestyle (49.61) … helped set the school record in the 200 free relay (1:28.29) … placed fourth at the Big Ten Championships in the 50 free and also swam in the 100 free and 100 butterfly … Ohio State Scholar Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten

As a freshman (2015): 
Made her collegiate debut in the dual meet against Miami (OH), swimming in three events: 100 and 200 freestyle as well as the 100 butterfly … won the 100 free in her first collegiate meet (52.16) … swam at Big Ten Championships as a freshman, competing in the 50, 100, and 200 freestyle … achieved a high finish of 13th at Big Tens, which she did in the 50 free (22.92).

Swam for four years under the direction of head coach John Fagan at the Gilmour Academy in Gates Mills, Ohio ... regarded as the team's MVP four-consecutive seasons ... won state titles in the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle during her junior campaign ... also conquered a state title as a sophomore in the 50 freestyle ... finished runner-up at the state championshipsfour times ... named a three-time scholastic All-American ... received All-Ohio honorsfour times ... an eight-time individual All-American ... the daughter of Tim McNichols and Leigh Owen ... has two siblings, Tyler and Riley.