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03/15/2017

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

Irish sending a school-record 10 to the championships

11/19/2016

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.

11/17/2016

Irish Swimming and Diving Start Strong at GAC Invite

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

11/16/2016

Fighting Irish Travel South to Greensboro, NC for 2016 Greensboro Invitational

Notre Dame is back on the road to face ACC rivals in Greensboro, North Carolina

11/05/2016

Fighting Irish Conclude Successful Weekend In Pittsburgh

Irish women sweep Virginia Tech and Pittsburgh while men earn a split

03/15/2017

Swimming & Diving NCAA Pump Up Video

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

AS A FRESHMAN (2015-16): Talented breaststroker who only improved as the year wore on in first season under the dome ... made the ACC Championship travel roster, touching the wall in 2:04.95 in 200 IM and advancing to the finals in 100 breast (1:02.41 finals, 1:02.82 prelims) and 200 breast (2:16.93 finals, 2:16.95 prelims) ... began the season at Dennis Stark Relays, swimming on first-place 400 IM (1:00.00 split) and 300 breast (1:06.18 split) relays ... also swam with sixth-place 200 medley relay (31.28 split) and exhibitioned on 400 medley relay (1:05.91 split) ... at Florida Gulf Coast, claimed fourth place in 200 medley relay (29.88 split), 100 breast (1:05.33) and 200 breast (2:21.56) ... against Michigan State, finished second with 400 medley relay (1:04.91 split) and exhibitioned in 200 breast (2:21.19) ... at Purdue the following day, swam to sixth place in 200 medley relay (28.96 split), seventh in 100 breast (1:05.44) and eighth in 200 breast (2:22.26) ... at Virginia Tech, earned two fifth-place finishes in 100 breast (1:05.13) and 400 medley relay (1:05.29) and two sixth place results in 200 medley relay (29.74 split) and 200 breast (2:21.95) ... at Purdue Invitational, touched the wall 11th with 400 medley relay (1:04.06 split) and12th with 200 medley relay (29.36 split) ... individually, clocked in at 2:08.98 in 200 IM and 24.54 in 50 free ... also placed 14th in 100 breast (1:03.89 finals, 1:04.23 prelims) and eighth in 200 breast (2:19.80 finals, 2:18.80 prelims) ... at Virginia, came in fourth in 200 free relay (24.69 split), fifth in 200 medley relay (30.49 split), sixth in 100 breast (1:05.23) and seventh with 400 medley relay (1:05.99 split) and 200 breast (2:20.76) ... versus Northwestern, came in second on 400 free relay (54.75 split) and third in 100 breast (1:05.04) and 200 breast (2:19.63) ... also finished fifth with 200 medley relay (24.40 split) ... in Shamrock Invitational, placed fourth in 400 medley relay (1:04.71 split), fifth in 200 breast (2:20.64), sixth in 100 breast (1:05.17) and 200 medley relay (29.71 split), seventh with 200 free relay and eighth in 200 IM (2:07.50) ... earned a monogram.

PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Wayne Valley High School (New Jersey) in the spring of 2015 ... earned four letters in swimming ... versatile swimmer who competed in breaststroke, individual medley, backstroke and sprint freestyle events ... broke Olympian Rebecca Soni's New Jersey state record in the 100 breast (1:02.10) at the 2014 NCSA Junior Nationals ... broke the 50 free and 500 free records at the Passaic County Championships as a senior ... graduated with all eight individual county records in her name (50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 500 free, 100 breast, 100 back, 200 IM, 100 fly) ... tabbed first team all-Passaic County four times and first team all-North Jersey three times throughout career and received the Minds in Motion award (maintaining a 4.0 GPA while participating in a varsity sport) all four years ... qualified for the USA Swimming Junior Nationals three times (2013-15) and the USA Swimming Senior Nationals once (2014) ... named a Scholastic All-American three times (2013-15) ... finished first in the 200 individual medley and second in the 100 breast at the state meet as a junior ... named The Bergen Record Swimmer of the Year and The Star Ledger North Jersey Swimmer of the Year ... placed third in 100 breast and eighth in 50 free at state meet as a sophomore ... named The Star Ledger North Jersey Swimmer of the Year ... claimed fifth in the 100 breast at the state meet as a freshman ... swam for the Cougar Aquatic Team during club season ... also played soccer as a freshman ... out of the pool, participated in National Honor Society, Television Club and Relay for Life ... was a peer leader at Wayne Valley and was a Hope For Autism Swimming Volunteer ... also a Merck Science Test participant in 2014 ... Meaghan Keri O'Donnell was born in Morristown, New Jersey to Paul and Keri O'Donnell ... has one older brother, Paul Jr., and one younger sister, Kaitlyn ... uncle, Dennis Mylan, graduated from Notre Dame in 1967 ... cousin, Kathleen Mylan, also attended Notre Dame and graduated in 2002 ... uncle, John O'Donnell, played football at Wisconsin ... aunt, Lori Stocker, played softball at the United States Military Academy at West Point ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

Meaghan O'Donnell
Meaghan  O'Donnell

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Wayne, NJ

High School:
Wayne Valley

Height:
5-7

Event:
Breast / Free

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