Kelly Fertel and Niki Urquidi

Gulliver’s Kelly Fertel and Niki Urquidi Commit to University of Florida


By SwimmerJoe

Miami, FL–Gulliver swimmers Niki Urquidi and Kelly Fertel have committed to swim for the University of Florida.

Kelly was 6th in the 400 IM at Summer Junior Nationals in San Antonio and Niki finished 10th in the 400 free at Summer Juniors as well.  Both are 2016 Olympic Trial Qualifiers.

“I’m extremely excited for both Kelly and Niki and their commitments to the University of Florida. Both swimmers have very bright futures ahead of them and the University of Florida represents a perfect opportunity for them to continue reaching the highest levels of the sport while competing for one of the top swimming programs in the nation, ” coach Jeff Poppell told Florida Swim Network today.

Niki Urquidi commits to the University of Florida
Urquidi made the 400 Free OT Cut this summer


Niki Urquidi

200 Free    1:49.14
500 Free    4:48.95
1000 Free  10:20.57
1650 Free  16:50.38
200 meter Free   2:03.47
400 meter Free   4:17.50
800 meter Free   8:57.57
1500 meter Free  17:48.73

Kelly Fertel

100 IM   58.24
200 IM   2:03.54
400 IM   4:16.89
200 meter IM  2:20.53
400 meter IM 4:50.10



Florida Swim Network