Swimming & Diving

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06/29/2018

Irish Athletes Honored For Academics By CSCAA

A total of 23 Notre Dame swimming and diving athletes earned academic honors from past season

02/25/2018

#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

02/24/2018

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

02/22/2018

#19 Irish Ride Record Night Firmly Into ACC Top 5

Zach Yeadon earns silver in record ND 500 freestyle swim, Irish 200 free relay adds NCAA A-cut

02/20/2018

#19 Irish Roll Into ACCs For Conference Championship Meet

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

AS A SOPHOMORE (2017-18):

    •    Won the first race of his college career as he placed first in the 200 IM (1:49.58) against No. 7 Louisville.

    •    Placed 2nd in the 200 IM (1:49.55) against Michigan State and No. 15 Texas A&M.

    •    In the dual meet with Georgia Tech, finished third in the 200 IM (1:49.83) and fourth in the 200 backstroke (1:50.80).

    •    Swam to a third place finish in the 200 IM (1:50.53) in the meet with No. 1 Indiana and Cincinnati.

    •    Placed second in the 100 IM (:51.73) against Illinois and Iowa.

    •    Against No. 20 Florida State, finished fourth in the 100 IM with a career-best time of :51.61 in that event.

    •    Posted the top time of his career in the 1000 Y freestyle (9:47.82) en route to a second place finish against Ball State and Green Bay.

    •    Competed in the 2018 ACC Championships where he posted career best times in the 200 backstroke (1:45.04) and the 200 IM (1:46.44).


AS A FRESHMAN (2016-17):

    •    Started the season with third place finishes in the 200 IM (1:55.43) and the 200 L IM (2:14.69).

    •    Placed fourth in the 400 IM (4:02.97) against Georgia Tech.

    •    Finished fourth in the 200 IM (1:54.55) at the dual meet with Northwestern.

    •    Against IUPUI and Indiana State, placed third in the 100 backstroke (:51.88) and the 200 backstroke (1:51.88).

    •    Competed in the 2017 ACC Championships where he posted his top times of the season in the 200 backstroke (1:45.69) and 200 IM (1:47.92), and a career-best time in the 400 IM (3:50.30).


PREP & PERSONAL:

    •    Helped club team to state title as a freshman.

    •    Team finished second at Winter Juniors meet as a junior. 

    •    Named Junior Age Group champion in 200 backstroke and 400 IM as a junior, and finished second in 200 IM.

    •    Was a finalist at American Short Course Championship meet in the 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle, 200 backstroke, 200 breaststroke, 200 IM and 400 IM events.

    •    Swam solely with club team, Nitro Swimming, throughout prep career.

    •    As a freshman, qualified to represent South Texas at the Southern Zone Championships in the summer; in the winter, qualified for championship final at Texas state age group meet in the 400 IM and 200 butterfly.

    •    Finished third in the 400 IM (4:11.28) and seventh in the 200 butterfly (2:01.16), helping team clinch state title along the way. 

    •    As a sophomore, earned a spot in the finals at the summer sectional meet in the 200 backstroke (2:14.66), 200 IM (2:14.53) and 400 IM (4:44.74). 

    •    In winter season, qualified for NCSA Juniors in 200 IM (1:54.29) and was a sectionals finalist in 200 IM (1:56.17) and 400 IM (4:06.46). 

    •    In his junior campaign, won his Junior Age Group (JAG) title in 200 backstroke (2:11.59) and 400 IM (4:39.81), finishing second in the 200 IM (2:11.35). 

    •    Qualified at Sectionals for winter Junior meet in the 400 IM (4:37.80), also achieving personal best times in the 200 backstroke (2:10.88), 100 backstroke (1:00.95) and 200 breaststroke (2:32.60). 

    •    During the winter season, helped club team to second place title at Winter Juniors meet. 

    •    Swam at Austin Pro Swim Series meet, qualifying for summer Juniors in the 200 IM (2:07.86, LCM). 

    •    Swam at American Short Course Championship as a finalist in the 200 freestyle (1:42.83), 500 freestyle (4:35.04), 200 backstroke (1:51.93), 200 breaststroke (2:07.13), 200 IM (1:50.18) and 400 IM (3:59.88). 

    •    In senior season, was a finalist in the Mission Viejo SMOC meet in the 100 backstroke (59.49), 200 backstroke (2:07.80), 200 IM (2:09.10) and 400 IM (4:35.63). 

    •    At summer Juniors meet, placed eighth in 200 IM (2:04.93) and qualified for 2016 Olympic Trials. 

    •    Also swam in finals of the 400 IM (4:30.42) and achieved best times in the 100 backstroke (:58.18) and 200 backstroke (2:04.76). 

    •    At Summer Nationals meet, achieved best times in 200 freestyle (1:54.82), 400 freestyle (4:03.58) and 100 backstroke (:58.12).

    •    Only son of Mike and Ginny Milikich. 

    •    Has one sister, Hannah.
    •    Born in Chicago, Illinois before moving to Austin, Texas.

Nick Milikich
Nick  Milikich

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Austin, TX

High School:
Cedar Ridge

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 170

Event:
Back / IM

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