Swimming & Diving



Irish Swimming and Diving Start Strong at GAC Invite

The quartet of Smith, Mulquin, Dolan and Revilak break school 200 freestyle relay record.


Notre Dame Qualifies 400 Free Relay For NCAA Championship

The Irish lineup of Justin Plaschka, Daniel Speers, Tabahn Afrik and Reed Fujan finished second in the last race of the ACC Championship Saturday.


Justin Plaschka Takes Second In 100 Fly, Breaks School Record at ACC Championship

The sophomore from Smithtown, New York had the highest individual finish Friday night.


Irish Break School Record in 200 Free Relay

Nine swimmers advanced to the evening finals in individual events as well.


Notre Dame Men’s Swimming in Greensboro for ACC Championship

18 swimmers dive into action at the Greensboro Aquatic Center Wednesday.

AS A FRESHMAN (2015-16): Added immediate roster depth in distance freestyle events and swam at ACC Championship meet in first year at Notre Dame ... at ACC meet, finished 18th in 500 free (4:24.26 finals, 4:26.80 prelims) and 20th in 1650 free (15:26.14), just missing qualifying for the C final in 200 free (1:38.29) ... began the year in first place at Dennis Stark Relays on the 1500 free relay (5:05.12 split) and exhibitioning with the 400 medley relay (53.49 leadoff split) ... won 1,000 free against Michigan State (9:33.38) and finished fifth in the 500 (4:44.23) ... at Virginia Tech, swam to two sixth-place finishes in the 500 free (4:39.35) and 800 free relay (1:48.35 split) and took eighth in 1650 free (16:20.90) ... at Purdue Invitational, finished third in 1650 (15:36.90) and took ninth in both 800 free relay (1:39.45 split) and 500 free (4:28.02 finals, 4:37.37 prelims) ... also swam in 400 IM (4:03.40 finals, 4:03.24 prelims) and 200 free (1:44.84 finals, 1:42.56 prelims) ... at Virginia, touched the wall sixth in both 500 free (4:38.72) and 1,000 free (9:38.97) ... versus Northwestern, swam to third in 1,000 free (4:38.72), fourth in 500 free (4:40.71) and fifth on 400 free relay (49.36 split) ... in Shamrock Invitational, placed fourth in 1650 free (15:59.59), sixth in the 500 free (4:35.52) and 800 free relay (1:41.62 split) and clocked in at 1:43.58 in 200 free to finish the regular season ... earned a monogram.

PREP & PERSONAL: Distance freestyler and IM-er who stands to make an immediate impact with the Irish ... once swam against Olympians Michael Phelps, Conor Dwyer and Yannick Agnel ... named the 2015 New York State Most Valuable Swimmer for winning 200 and 500 freestyle events at county meet, setting the county record in those events ... named to all-state, all-Long Island, all-division and all-county lists on multiple occasions within the state of New York ... thrice won 500 free at county championship meet ... at division championship meet, has won the 50, 100, 200 and 500 free races ... is an eight-time school record holder, with top marks in the 50, 100, 200 and 500 free as well as the 100 back, 200 medley relay and 200 and 400 free relays ... prep team placed second at county championship meet and won Division championships in freshman campaign ... went on to post undefeated, 9-0 records and repeat as division and county champions in sophomore and junior years ... named team captain heading into senior season ... graduated from Garden City in June of 2015 ... hails from same area of New York as current Notre Dame sophomore Justin Plaschka ... attended same high school and was taught how to swim by former Irish captain Rob Seery ... oldest child of Richard and Laura Brown ... father, Richard, swam at Fordham and St. John's during collegiate career ... has two brothers and one sister ... is an Eagle Scout within the Boy Scouts of America ... maintains membership within the Future Business Leaders of America organization ... accepted into the NYS Business Honors Society ... has worked extensively with Swim Across America, both as a high school representative and as an intern ... once organized a group of high school students and raised over $20,000 for cancer research in events tied to Swim Across America ... has also participated in scientific research, receiving various awards for work on subglacial life in Antarctica ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

Connor Brown
Connor  Brown


Garden City, N.Y.

High School:
Garden City

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 190


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