Swimming & Diving



First-Ever National Weekly Swimming Honors

Dolan and Yeadon become first ND swimmers to ever earn ACC and CollegeSwimming.com national swimmer of the week accolades.


No. 24 Women's Swimming and Diving Set to Start NCAA Championships

Irish sending a school-record 10 to the championships


Irish Have Successful Return To The Pool

Notre Dame swims strong in first competition after holiday break.


Irish Conclude Competition With Strong Showing At Greensboro AC Invitational

Notre Dame men come in second in field of seven and women come in fourth among eight squads.


Notre Dame Continues Strong Swimming in Day 2 of Greensboro Aquatic Center Invitational

Fighting Irish have solid peformanace in second day of swimming in championship style meet


Swimming & Diving NCAA Pump Up Video

The Notre Dame swimming and diving team is pumped up for the NCAA Championships.

Top Times (As of November 2015):

- 50 Free, 23.39 (2013 MN MSHSL Girls Class A Meet, SCY)

- 100 Free, 49.49 (2014 Speedo Winter Junior Championship, SCY)

- 200 Free, 1:47.72 (2015 MN MSHSL Class A, SCY)

Prep & Personal: Two-time Minnesota State Champion in the 100 and 200 free ... swam on high school team since seventh grade, earning varsity letters from eighth grade through senior year ... also participated in track and field freshman, sophomore and juniors years, earning two varsity letters ... swam with Blackline Aquatics club team as well ... with Blackline, came in ninth place in 100 and 200 free at the 2014 Junior Nationals meet in Federal Way, Washington ... with prep team, as a freshman named sectional swimmer of the year and garnered all-conference and all-state accolades ... placed third in the 100 free and fourth in the 200 free at the Minnesota High School State meet ... named team MVP and most improved swimmer ... as a sophomore, won school's Excellence in Athletics Award, as the student whose performance distinguishes them as an outstanding athlete within the high school ... earned all-conference and all-state honors ... took first place in the 100 free and second in the 200 IM at state meet ... swam with 400 free relay team that not only won, but also set a Class A state record ... swam with runner-up 200 free relay ... again voted team MVP ... in junior year, won school's Excellence in Athletics award for a second time, and repeated as All-Conference, All-state swimmer ... set Class A state record with first-place finish in the 100 free ... came in second in the 200 IM ... swam with champion 200 free and 400 free relay teams ... named Scholastic All-American.

Outside the Pool: Volunteers at Crocus Hill Preschool, and is a Eucharistic minister at Visitation High School ... has been on high honor roll since freshman year ... hails from same area of Minnesota as Irish hockey player Tony Bretzman ... middle child of Christopher and Laura Dolan ... has two brothers, Jack and Quinn, and one sister, Shea ... intends to enroll in the First Year of Studies program at the University.

Head Coach Mike Litzinger on Dolan: "Abbie is the Minnesota State Champion in the 100 and 200 freestyle and will be bringing her speed to Notre Dame. I am excited for Abbie as her expertise will help fortify our relays, and individually she will see great success. A great fit for the ACC, Abbie will be a go-to athlete for us. She is a great student, and will bring much to our program."

Abbie Dolan
Abbie  Dolan


Sunfish Lake, MN

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