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 Roll Into ACCs For Conference Championship Meet

Notre Dame men's swimming and diving primed for fast week in Greensboro


#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

AS A FRESHMAN: Had strong first season under the golden dome, swimming at ACC Championship and as a last-minute substitution at the NCAA Championship meet ... at ACCs, qualified for A final in both the 100 fly and 200 fly ... placed seventh overall in the 100 (47.11 finals, 47.01 prelims) and fifth overall in the 200 (1:44.84 finals, 1:44.82 prelims) ... finished tied for 30th in the 200 IM, touching the wall in 1:48.11 ... helped 400 medley relay team to seventh place with 47.96 split ... at NCAA Championship, subbed in for Reed Fujan due to illness on the 800 free relay, splitting 1:38.72 as the anchor leg and helping team finish 21st ... began the year at Dennis Stark Relay meet, taking first place with the 300 fly relay (49.86 leadoff split) and 200 medley relay (22.50 split) ... also swam in exhibition heat of 400 medley relay (48.89 split) ... against Michigan State, earned first place in the 200 fly (1:49.97) and second with the 400 medley relay (48.57 split) and fourth in the 200 free relay (21.56 leadoff split) ... versus Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech, swam in the 100 fly (second, 48.97), 200 back (10th, 1:54.06) and 100 back (12th, 56.30), winning the 200 fly (1:49.69) ... also came in fifth with the 200 medley relay team )22.63 split), third on the 400 medley relay (49.11 split) and fourth in the 400 free relay (47.12 split) ... closed out fall semester at the Purdue Invitational ... notably won the 200 fly and earned an NCAA B cut-time of 1:46.97 and finished in fourth place in the 100 fly (48.30) ... also touched the wall 21st in the 200 IM (1:51.82) and 27th in the 400 IM (4:07.34) ... helped 200 medley relay finish 12th (21.87 split) and 400 medley relay, ninth (47.98 split) ... at Virginia, won the 100 fly (48.32) and took fourth in the 100 back (50.06) before swimming with the 200 free relay (fourth, 21.22 split), 400 medley relay (fourth, 48.32 split) and 200 medley relay (third, 21.54 split) ... at home against Northwestern, earned first place in all but the 400 free relay, taking fourth place in that event (46.69 split) ... won the 200 medley relay (21.96 split), 200 fly (1:49.80) and 100 fly (49.57) ... capped regular season with the Shamrock Invitational meet ... placed eighth on the 200 free relay (20.87 split), third with the 400 medley relay (48.29 split) and 200 medley relay (22.02 split) and seventh on the 400 free relay (46.91) ... touched the wall in 1:55.01 in the 200 IM, good for 17th overall ... earned a pair of fourth-place finishes in the 100 fly (49.17) and 200 fly (1:51.57) and touched sixth in the 100 back (51.28) ... swam the 200 fly twice at the Ohio State Last Chance meet, clocking in at 1:43.84 in the prelims and 1:43.70 in the finals ... earned a monogram.

PREP & PERSONAL: Individually qualified for 100 and 200 fly at 2016 Olympic Trials Qualifier ... is a 10-time New Hampshire Swim Association state record holder ... won Ray Carey Award in 2014, an award given to the first-place finisher in the 200 fly at the New England Senior Championships ... placed fifth in 200 fly at 2013 Winter Junior Nationals ... placed seventh at 2014 Summer Junior Nationals ... earned Triple SSS Award with club team, club's highest award ... ranked eighth in his class at Manchester Memorial ... graduated from Manchester Memorial in June 2015 ... club team is four time NHSA state champions ... team finished fifth at New England Senior Championships ... youngest child of Charles Grauslys and Vilija Barilkaite, both of whom emigrated from Lithuania ... twice named USA Swimming Scholastic All-American ... played in high school orchestra as section leader and first chair ... volunteered with New Hampshire's Special Olympics organization ... won R.I.T. Xerox Award for communication and earned 2014 Outstanding Orchestra Student Award ...enrolled in the College of Engineering.

Matt Grauslys
Matt  Grauslys


Manchester, N.H.

High School:
Manchester Memorial

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 160


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