Nicholas Fitch
Nicholas Fitch
Height: 6-0
Year: SO
Hometown: Norwich, Conn.
High School: Norwich Free Academy
Events: Mid Dist.
Major: Kinesiology

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • 500m: 1:07.21 (2018-19 at URI Pre-Conference Meet)
    • 800m: 1:54.07 (2017-18 at New England Championship)
  • Outdoor
    • 800m: 1:54.55 (2018-19 at Holy Cross Invite)
    • 1500m: 4:04.88 (2018-19 at Bryant Black & Gold Invitational)

2018-19

  • Indoor:
    • Finished fourth in the 4x880yd relay (7:52.69) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Finished third in the DMR (10:31.95) and seventh in the 800m (1:58.44) at the Sorlien Invitational.
    • Finished 18th in the 800m (1:56.99) at the Columbia Challenge.
    • Finished fourth in the 4x800m relay (7:42.03) at the New England Championship.
    • Finished sixth in the 800m (1:59.61) at the URI Coaches Tribute.
    • Finished third in the 500m (1:07.21) at the URI Pre-Conference Meet.
    • Finished fourth in the 4x800m relay (7:46.38) and sixth in the 800m (1:56.71) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
  • Outdoor:
    • Finished 15th in the 1500m (4:04.88) at the Bryant Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Placed third in the 800m (1:54.55) at the Holy Cross Invite.
    • Won the 4x400m relay (3:23.91) at the Holy Cross Men's Meet.

2017-18 

  • Indoor:
    • Finished second in the 4x400m relay (3:29.62) and third in the 800m (1:55.95) at the Husky Indoor Invitational.
    • Finished second in the 4x440m relay (3:19.53) and ninth in the 500m (1:07.31) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Finished second in the distance medley relay (11:00.15) and 19th in the 800m (2:05.90) at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational.
    • Finished 31st in the 800m (1:54.59) at the Terrier Classic.
    • Placed fifth in the 800m (1:54.07) at the New England Championship.
    • Finished seventh in the 800m (1:55.01) and eighth in the 4x800 meter relay (8:13.61) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
  • Outdoor:
    • Finished second in the 800m (1:55.02) at the Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Finished 35th in the 800m (1:55.92) at the Colonial Relays.
    • Finished eighth in the 800m (1:56.33) at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Finished sixth in the 800m (1:57.03) at the Holy Cross Invitational.
    • Finished sixth in the 4x800m relay (7:40.74) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.

High School

  • Attended Norwich Free Academy. 
  • Member of the soccer and baseball teams his freshman and sophomore year. 
  • Joined the track and field team his junior and senior year and the cross country team his senior year.
  • Captained the indoor and outdoor track and field teams his senior year.
  • Named All-State and All-New England for indoor track and field in the 1000 meter.
  • Named All-State and All-New England for outdoor track and field in the 800 meter.
  • Holds the school record for indoor 800 meter (1:57.50), outdoor 800 meter (1:52.94), and indoor 1000 meter (2:31.90).
  • Outdoor track and field ECC Champions (2016, 2017).
  • Member of the honor roll for all four years. 

Personal

  • Born August 8, 1999.
  • Son of Wendy and Andy Fitch.
  • Has two older brothers, Andrew and Jeff.
  • His brother Andrew attended UConn.
  • Lists his interests as sports and music.
  • Favorite athlete is Clayton Murphy.
  • Lists his favorite teams as the LA Dodgers, New England Patriots, and Boston Celtics.
  • Chose URI over UConn and UNH.
  • Chose Rhode Island because of the location and coaching staff.
  • Majoring in Kinesiology.