Nicole  Hagi
Nicole Hagi


Kapolei, Hawaii

High School:




2009-10: Notched eight top-three finishes, including the first win of her Siena College career in 400 IM at Senior Day against Northeastern (4:52.79)...Dead-heated for second in first 1000 free race of the season (11:02.36)...Finished strongly for the second straight year, finishing ninth in 1000 free (10:44.08), tenth in 1650 free (18:00.15), and 12th in 400 IM (4:40.14) at her first MAAC Championships, recording the second-fastest times in school history in all three events.

2008-09: Recorded 10 top-three finishes in her first season with the team...Was top Siena performer on three occasions...Led the Saints and finished second overall in collegiate debut in the 100 free (11:00.57) and 500 free (5:24.94) against northeast power New Hampshire (10/18)...Placed second overall and led team in 800 free (9:44.51) and finished third in the 400 free at Fairfield (10/25)...Finished season strong, recording third place finishes in the 1000 free (11:00.90) and 500 free (5:25.27) in Senior Day win over C.W. Post (1/31).

BEFORE SIENA: Received four letters in both water polo and swimming for coaches Sandy Jamura and Dexter Lee at Kapolei...Competed as a distance swimmer on the swim team and was named to the OIA First Team all four years...First Team All-State selection following her sophomore and junior years after guiding her water polo team to the Hawaii State Championship Tournament...First Team All-OIA selection following her sophomore season...Won consecutive team MVP awards following her freshman and sophomore years.

PERSONAL: Born May 28, 1989 in Honolulu, Hawaii...The daughter of Derrick and Renee Hagi...Has a younger brother, Jayson...A biology major who one day aspires to have a career in the medical field...Chose Siena for the water polo program and the small class size...Also recruited to play water polo for Occidental and Chapman.

KUETERMAN ON HAGI: "Nicole is one of our top distance returnees. She'll also help out in the 400-IM and add to our senior leadership."