Kayla Nakamoto
Kayla  Nakamoto

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Roseville, Calif.

High School:
Roseville HS

Height:
5-4

Event:
Fly, Free

Experience:
3V

Club:
CCA


05/28/2016

100-Plus Student-Athletes, Coaches & Staff Celebrate University Commencement

15 student-athletes are graduating as cum laude, summa cum laude or magna cum laude.

07/22/2015

47 Spartans Earn Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Honors

The 47 Spartan honorees helped the Mountain West set a new league record for conference scholar-athletes.

07/22/2015

47 Spartans Earn Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Honors

The 47 Spartan honorees helped the Mountain West set a new league record for conference scholar-athletes.

07/16/2015

70 Spring Sports Spartans Named Academic All-Mountain West

San Jose State had a 34 percent gain in the number of award winners.

07/16/2015

70 Spring Sports Spartans Named Academic All-Mountain West

San Jose State had a 34 percent gain in the number of award winners.

04/24/2015

2015 SJSU Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars

Here is a look at the 13 SJSU student-athletes to receive 2015 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar honors.

AT SJSU: Completed four years as a Spartan... A 2012-13 Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholars honoree... Four-time academic all-conference award recipient and San José State Scholar-Athlete... Named Mountain West Scholar-Athlete for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons... Specializes in the butterfly and freestyle events.

2014-15: Finished fifth in the 100 fly and third in the 200 fly against UC Davis (10/17)... Finished first in the 200 fly and third in the 500 free against UC San Diego and Colorado Mesa (1/4)... Finished third in the 100 fly and second in the 200 fly against Fresno State (1/31)... Placed 23rd in the 100 fly at the Moutain West Championships...

2013-14: Finished third in the 1000 free (11:04.12) against Cal State East Bay ... Placed 19th in the 200 fly (2:06.41) and 29th in the 100 fly (58.19) at the Arena Invitational (11/22)... An Academic All-Mountain West honoree.

2012-13: Swam Top-10 All-Time Best Marks in the 200 fly (9th, 2:05.31)... Competed in 13 races during the dual match season... Placed second in the 100 fly and 500 free against UC Santa Cruz (11/3)... Finished first in the 200 fly at Cal State East Bay (1/25)... An Academic All-Western Athletic Conference award winner.

2011-12: Swam her top times in the 200 and 100 fly at the WAC Championship with times of 58.34 and 2:07.31, respectively...Competed in two relays against UC Santa Cruz... An Academic All-Western Athletic Conference award winner.

ROSEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL: Swam at Roseville High School in Roseville, Calif., for coach Kelly Capell with Spartans teammate Brooke Hammond...Earned all-league honors in all four years of high school...Held school records in the 100 fly and relays.

KAYLA: Majoring in therapeutic recreation...Enjoys shopping and watching baseball...Aspires to be an occupational therapist...Swam club for the CCA for coach Debbie Walker...A native of Irvine, Calif.

Event Career Best Date Meet (Location)
100 Fly 56.67 2/20/15 Mountain West Championship (San Antonio, Texas)
200 Fly 2:04.74 10/17/14 UC Davis (Davis, Calif.)