Swimming & Diving



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

Irish sending a school-record 10 to the championships


Irish Swimming Sweeps Annual Dennis Stark Relays

Notre Dame men, women both victorious in annual relay meet held at the Rolfs Aquatic Center


Week In Omaha At Olympic Trials Proves Fruitful For Irish Swimming

Several Notre Dame standouts turned in personal bests, while graduate Emma Reaney swam in two semifinal events.


Sixteen Swimmers Chase Olympic Dream At U.S. Trials

Eight men & eight women are bound for Omaha, Nebraska and the CenturyLink Center.


Notre Dame Takes Seventh at ACC Championship

The Irish scored 537.5 points over four days of competition.


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): Added roster depth in butterfly and looks to continue to excel in career at Notre Dame ... swam at ACC Championship, clocking in at 55.05 in 100 fly and finishing 15th in 200 fly (2:00.92 finals, 1:59.71 prelims) ... began the year at Dennis Stark Relays, swimming on first-place 300 fly relay (56.84 split), third-place 400 IM relay (59.94 leadoff split), sixth-place 200 medley relay (25.65 split) and exhibitioning with 400 medley relay (57.11 split) ... at Florida Gulf Coast, came in second in 200 fly (2:02.72) and fourth with 200 medley relay (25.32 split) ... against Michigan State, won 200 fly race (2:04.16) and came in second in 400 IM (4:30.70) and 400 medley relay (56.48 split) ... at Purdue against the Boilermakers and Ohio State, earned sixth place on 200 medley relay (25.68 split), seventh in 200 fly (2:03.62) and 11th in 100 fly (57.75) ... at Virginia Tech, came in third in 200 fly (2:03.80), fifth on 400 medley relay (57.38 split) and 400 free relay (53.21 split), sixth on 200 medley relay (25.22 split), eighth in 400 IM (4:30.48) and ninth in 200 IM (2:10.77) ... at Purdue Invitational, swam on four relays and dove in four times as an individual entrant ... appeared on the lineup in the 200 free relay (24.12 leadoff split), 400 medley relay (54.07 split), 200 medley relay (24.08 split) and 400 free relay (52.72 split) ... touched the wall sixth in 200 IM (2:03.37 finals, 2:03.30 prelims), third in 400 IM (4:18.28 finals, 4:20.49 prelims), fourth in 100 fly (53.92 finals, 54.13 prelims) and second in 200 fly (1:57.54 finals, 1:58.74 prelims) ... at Virginia, logged two runner-up finishes in 400 IM (4:35.41) and on 400 free relay (55.47 split) ... also came in fourth on 200 free relay (24.78 split) and in 200 fly (2:04.40), fifth with 200 medley relay (25.74 split), sixth with 400 medley relay (57.08 split) and seventh in 100 fly (57.71) ... versus Northwestern, won 200 fly (2:01.33) and came in third in 200 medley relay (24.46 split), fourth in 200 IM (2:07.26) and sixth in 100 free (53.26) ... in Shamrock Invitational, again swam with four relays and in four individual races ... emerged victorious in 200 fly (2:02.06) and tied for third in 100 fly (56.06) ... came in fourth twice (400 IM, 4:28.54, 400 medley relay, 56.77 split) ... finished fifth on 400 free relay (54.20 leadoff split) and took sixth in 200 medley relay (25.66 split), seventh in 200 free relay and 10th in 200 IM (2:08.11) ... earned a monogram.

PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Munster High School (Indiana) in the spring of 2015 ... earned four letters in swimming ... versatile swimmer who can swim the freestyle, butterfly and individual medley strokes ... was a nine-time All-American, a three-time Scholar Athlete and a two-time Scholastic All-American ... helped squad win conference championship all three years ... best times include 53.48 in the 100 fly, 4:53.72 in the 500 free, 23.86 in the 50 free, 1:59.96 in the 200 IM and 1:59.40 in the 200 fly ... named a Scholastic All-American as a senior in addition to tallying All-America accolades in the 200 IM, 100 fly, 200 medley relay and 400 free relay ... selected as the team MVP during final campaign ... named a team captain as a junior and senior ... placed fourth in the 100 fly (53.81), sixth in the 500 free (4:53.72) and seventh in the 200 and 400 free relays at the state meet as a junior ... named all-conference and earned team MVP ... earned All-America honors in the 100 fly and 200 IM and the 200 and 400 free relays as a sophomore ... placed fifth in the 100 fly and ninth in the 200 IM at the state meet ... named all-conference, team MVP and The Times Swimmer of the Year ... earned All-America honors in the 200 medley relay and was ranked ninth nationally as a freshman ... relay team claimed second at state meet ... competed for the Munster Swim Club during the club season ... won state titles in the 200 and 400 IM and the 100 fly at the 2012 Indiana Age Group State Championships ... competed in the 100 and 200 fly at the 2013 Junior National Championships ... placed 31st in the 100 fly at the 2013 AT&T Winter National Championships ... broke the Indiana Association record in the 200 fly in 2014 ... competed at the 2014 Junior National Championships in the 100 and 200 fly ... received the principle's excellence award and graduated with high honors ... participated in the German Club, National Honor Society and Class Executive Council ... earned the German and Physical Education department awards ... Nicole Eileen Smith was born in Hammond, Indiana to Timothy and Patti Smith ... has two older brothers, Jacob and Sam ... brother, Sam, plays soccer at the Illinois Institute of Technology and is a junior in 2015-16 ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

Nicole Smith
Nicole  Smith


Munster, IN

High School:


IM / Fly

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