Swimming & Diving



#19 Irish Soar To 4th-Place ACC Finish

Zach Yeadon, Rob Whitacre re-write the Notre Dame record book once more with Saturday silver medals


Program Records Lift #19 Irish Into 4th At ACCs

Justin Plaschka (100 butterfly) and Rob Whitacre (100 backstroke) lower own top program times on Friday


#19 Irish Men In Fifth After Day One Of ACC Championship

Notre Dame is in fifth place with 195 points


#19 Irish Sweep Ball State, Green Bay To Close Out Regular Season

Notre Dame wins season's final dual meet at the Rolfs Aquatic Center


Records Fall, #22 Irish Stand Tall At Shamrock Invite

Notre Dame sets nine Rolfs Aquatic Center records in a men's/women's Shamrock sweep


Swimming & Diving NCAA Pump Up Video

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

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16): Continued to establish himself as stalwart distance freestyler throughout second season at Notre Dame ... began the year at home against Michigan State, finishing fourth in the 500 free (4:42.31) and earning a pair of fifth-place finishes in the 200 free (1:44.76) and with the 400 medley relay (47.81 split) ... at Virginia Tech, touched the wall fifth in the 1650 free (16:10.82) and 11th in the 500 free (4:45.75) ... swimming in the Purdue Invitational, earned 17th in the 500 free (4:31.44 finals, 4:39.39 prelims), 25th in the 200 free (1:41.54 finals, 1:46.09 prelims) and 13th in the 1650 free (16:03.67) in addition to helping 800 free relay finish ninth (1:41.86 split) ... at Virginia, clocked in at 4:45.62 in the 500 free and 1:44.70 in the 200 free ... touched the wall eighth in the 1,000 free (10:16.61) and fifth with the 400 free relay (47.91 split) ... raced in the 200 free (1:44.07) and with the 400 free relay (48.98 split) against Northwestern ... swam the 500 (4:41.89), 200 (1:47.87) and 1650 (16:16.92) freestyle events in addition to the 800 free relay (1:48,64 split) at the Shamrock Invitational ... finished the year at the Michigan First Chance meet, taking sixth in the 500 free (4:28.61), fourth in the 200 free (1:38.73), second in the 1650 free (15:27.03) and time-trialing in the 200 fly (1:50.69).

AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15): One of three freshmen to compete at the ACC Championship meet and one of two to swim at NCAA Championship ... at NCAAs, swam second with the 800 free relay, clocking a 1:36.74 split and earning honorable mention All-America honors ... at ACC Championship, swam second on 800 free relay (1:35.46 split), finishing fourth (6:21.51) and setting school record ... also record times in the 500 free (4:31.88) and the 200 free (1:38.36) ... time-trialed in the 200 free, touching in at 1:38.23 ... swam to 15th place in the 1650 free (15:19.78) ... began the year against Purdue, swimming a 1:44.46 in the 200 free and winning the 500 free (4:35.66) ... also led the B-team of the 400 free relay to third place (47.22 split, 3:07.16) ... versus Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech, led the C-teams in the 200 free relay (21.76 split, 1:24.47) and anchored the 200 medley relay (21.75 split, 1:35.43) ... touched the wall third in the 1650 free (15:59.09) ... anchored the 800 free relay with his 1:44.98 split (6:57.87 overall) and finished third in the 500 free (4:35.69) ... also came in seventh in the 200 free (1:43.20) ... at Michigan State, came in third in the 1000 free (9:36.87) and sixth in the 400 IM (4:21.80) ... at Hawkeye Invitational, took 11th in the 500 free (4:28.30) after swimming a prelim time of 4:32.05 ... finished 10th in the 200 free (1:38.71) with a prelim swim of 1:40.10 ... anchored the A-team in the 800 free relay to second place (1:38.88 split, 6:34.27) ... had the highest finish for the Irish in the 1650 free with his fourth place showing (15:30.63) ... finished the met lead the B-team in the 400 free relay with a split-time of 46.28, with the team ultimate finishing fourth ((3:02.91) ... against Michigan and Northwestern, touched the wall eighth in the 1650 free (16:19.00) and 500 free (4:47.69) ... led the B-team in the 400 free relay with a 48.42 split, finishing fourth (3:12.13) ... at Wisconsin, clocked a time of 9:50.70 in the 1000 free ... swam third on the A-team of the 800 free relay, finishing fourth (1:43.43 split, 6:50.83) ... touched the wall in 4:46.81 in the 500 free ... in Shamrock Invitational, came in ninth in the 500 free (4:37.42), anchored the B-team of the 400 medley relay to eighth place (47.75 split, 3:26.50) and took seventh in the 200 free (1:43.34) ... also swam third with the A-team of the 800 free relay, clocking a 1:43.24 split before taking seventh in the 1650 free (16:08.74) and touching the wall in 49.52 in the 100 free ... against Cleveland State, took second in the 100 back (52.71) and first in the 500 free (4:39.56) ... clocked a 48.00 flat time in the 100 free at the NCAA Last Chance Meet ... earned a monogram.

PREP & PERSONAL: Swam with the Dauphins du T.O.E.C. in addition to prep school team ... as a freshman, finished second at the European Youth Olympic Festival in the 200 freestyle event and third in the 100 freestyle race ... as a sophomore, qualified for the Junior European Championships as a member of the 200 freestyle relay team ... won the semifinal race at the French Championships in the 200 butterfly event as a junior ... advanced to the semifinal race at the French Championships in the 200 freestyle as a senior ... graduated from Lycee Bellevue in July 2014 ... biggest athletic thrill to date was winning his first medal at the French Championships ... parents are Eric and Anne Jany ... has two brothers, Brian and David ... born in Toulouse, France, and currently resides in Vigoulet-Auzil ... majoring in Finance and Mathematics at the University.

Benjamin Jany
Benjamin  Jany


Vigoulet-Auzil, France

High School:
Lycée Bellevue

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210

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