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 Eye Top-5 Finish After Day 3 Of ACCs

Notre Dame women's swimming and diving in sixth place entering final day of conference meet


#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


#22 Irish Set The Pace On Day One Of Shamrock Invite

Notre Dame men (659.50 pts) and women (654.50 pts) lead after day one of home invitational

Top Times (As of November 2015):

- 50 Free, 23.69 (2014 ILOB Girls IHSA State Meet, SCY)

- 100 Free, 50.60 (2014 FL AP NCSA Spring Championship, SCY)

- 200 Free, 1:47.41 (2014 FL AP NCSA Spring Championship, SCY)

- 500 Free, 4:47.9 (2015 IHSA Championships, SCY)

- 100 Fly 55.27 (2013 ILOB Girls IHSA State Meet, SCY)

- 200 Fly, 2:03.99 (2015 FL NCSA Spring Championships, SCY)

- 200 IM, 2:02.16 (2015 IL Illinois Senior SCY Championship, SCY)

- 400 IM, 4:18.46 (2014 FL AP NCSA Spring Championship, SCY)

Awards/Honors/Rankings: Three time state finalist in 200 IM and 100 fly, two-time finalist in the 200 and 400 free relay events ... set Illinois state age group records in the 200 IM (13-14 age group) and 50 Fly (11-12 age group) ... finalist in the 200 free and 500 free at the 2014 Winter Junior Nationals.

Prep & Personal: Swam at Lake Forest High School and with Patriot Aquatic Club all four years ... earned four varsity letters in swimming and also played junior varsity women's lacrosse as a freshman and sophomore ... in freshman season, was a state finalist in the 200 IM and 100 fly ... earned All American honors and was voted high school team MVP ... swam in winning 800 free relay lineup with club team in 2013 and 2014 at the Winter Junior National Championships, setting a meet record ... in sophomore and junior seasons, was state finalist in 200 IM, 100 fly and 200 and 400 free relays ... set school record as a sophomore in all four events ... repeated as All American and team MVP both seasons ... named team captain at start of senior year ... with club team, qualified for 2015 NCSA All Star team and competed at the Irish Long Course Championships in Dublin, Ireland, representing the United States ... also won at the 2015 Illinois Senior State High Point meet.

Outside the Pool: Member of the Cum Laude society and National Honor Society ... volunteers as a swim instructor at the Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association ... also works with Swim America in a similar role ... hails from same area of Illinois as former football quarterback Tommy Rees, men's soccer players Harrison and Michael Shipp and women's soccer player Ginny McGowan ... is sixth member of her family to attend Notre Dame ... middle child of Patrick and Kelly Lanigan ... mother Kelly (Quinn) Lanigan swam for the Irish under former head coach Tim Welsh and was a captain her senior year (1988-89) ... has one younger brother, Luke, and one sister, Caitlin, who currently attends Notre Dame ... intends to major in business at the University.

Head Coach Mike Litzinger on Lanigan: "Reilly is a tremendous addition to our program. Her event range and tenacity is a perfect fit for us. From the beginning, I was impressed with the way she handled the recruiting process. She is very sharp academically, and has a deep family connection with the University of Notre Dame. Her mother was a captain of our women's team, her father is a graduate and her sister is currently attending Notre Dame. Without a doubt Reilly will be a factor in the future of Notre Dame women's swimming."

Reilly Lanigan
Reilly  Lanigan


Lake Forest, IL

High School:
Lake Forest


Free / IM / Fly

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