Swimming & Diving



#19 Irish Women Finish 5th At ACC Championships

Notre Dame sets five team records on final day of racing in Greensboro to key solid finish


#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


#20/22 Irish Cap An Unbeaten Weekend At Iowa

Notre Dame men defeat Iowa, Irish women sweep both Iowa and Illinois to open 2018 victorious


#13/18 Irish Shine Against #1/9 Indiana And Cincinnati

No. 18 Notre Dame sweeps No. 9 IU and Cincy women, No. 13 Irish men split with Bearcats and No. 1 IU

AS A FRESHMAN (2015-16): One of several freshmen to make the ACC Championship travel roster in first season at Notre Dame ... at ACC meet, swam in 500 free (5:03.06), 400 IM (4:33.63) and 200 fly (2:07.74) ... began the year at Dennis Stark Relays, taking first with 1,500 free relay (5:12.28 leadoff split), fifth with 300 fly relay (59.57 split) and exhibitioning in 800 free relay (1:58.04 split) and 400 medley relay (54.97 split) ... at Florida Gulf Coast, took second in 1,000 free (10:21.10), fourth in 500 free (5:04.84) and fifth in 400 free relay (54.71 split) ... against Michigan State, touched the wall third in 200 fly (2:07.35), sixth in 200 free (1:55.62) and exhibitioned with 200 free relay (25.30 split) ... at Purdue against the Boilermakers and Ohio State, finished ninth in 1,000 free (10:33.48) and 11th in 500 free (5:14.57), taking sixth place with 400 free relay (55.66 split) ... at Virginia Tech, clocked in at 17:55.21 in 1,650 free, 5:14.79 in 500 free and 2L08.62 in 200 fly, splitting 1:59.73 as leadoff swimmer on sixth-place 800 free relay ... at Purdue Invitational, swam on 200 free relay (24.12 split) that finished 19th and 800 free relay (1:52.97 split) that finished ninth ... individually, swam in 500 free (4:57.84 finals, 4:59.54 prelims), 400 IM (4:31.62 finals, 4:32.27 prelims), 200 free (1:54.21 finals, 1:52.73 prelims) and 200 fly (2:02.82 finals, 2:03.66 prelims) ... at Virginia, claimed fourth in 400 IM (4:40.81) and eighth in 200 fly (2:10.46) ... versus Northwestern, finished fourth in 1,000 free (10:24.14), fifth in 400 free relay (54.93 leadoff split) and seventh in both 500 free (5:10.33) and 200 fly (2:07.44) ... finished regular season in Shamrock Invitational ... won 800 free relay (1:54.93 split), touched in sixth in 500 free (5:04.60), and came in seventh with both 200 medley (24.68 split) and 400 medley (53.24 split) relays ... finished eighth in 200 fly (2:07.51), ninth in 400 IM (4:37.63) and split 54.88 on 400 free relay team that finished 10th ... earned a monogram.

PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Saint Stephenson's Episcopal School (Florida) in the spring of 2015 ... middle and distance free specialist ... earned four letters in swimming ... is a world championship trials and a senior nationals qualifier ... tabbed her school's athlete of the year as a senior ... won the 500-yard freestyle state championship as a sophomore while earning team MVP honors ... named the All-Area Swimmer of the Year and team MVP as a junior ... best times include 1:48.03 in the 200 free, 4:47.17 in the 500 free, 9:57.91 in the 1,000 free and 16:37.03 in the 1,650 free ... competed for the Sarasota YMCA Sharks club team that won the overall YMCA national championship award ... member of the National Honor Society ... recipient of the Dartmouth Book Award and was on the Head of School's List for a GPA that's 4.0 or higher ... member of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church ... Ellen Jean Berdusco was born in Dallas, Texas to Roger and Amy Berdusco ... has an older brother, Michael, an older sister, Annie, and two younger brothers, Brian and Russell ... cousin of Notre Dame graduates Elizabeth ('06) and Michael O'Connor ('03) ... mother, Amy, competed in gymnastics at Southern Connecticut State University ... father, Roger, played soccer at Miami (OH) ... sister, Annie, swam at College of Charleston ... cousin, Patrick O'Connor, played football at Dickinson ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

Ellie Berdusco
Ellie  Berdusco


Bradenton, FL

High School:
Saint Stephenson's Episcopal School



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