Swimming & Diving



#19 Irish Roll Into ACCs For Conference Championship Meet

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


#19 Irish Add More NCAA B-Cut Standards In Columbus

Four Notre Dame swimmers post NCAA B-cut standard times on Sunday at Ohio State


#19 Irish Post Top Times On OSU 1st Day

Notre Dame swimmers log six NCAA B-cut times, 10 PR times to begin competition in Columbus


#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


#22 Irish Complete ACC Sweep At #20/25 FSU

Notre Dame men (191-162) and women (193-160) take a pair of conference wins in Tallahassee

Top Times (As of November 2015):

- 100 Breast, 55.67 (2014 AT&T Winter National Championship, SCY)

- 200 Breast, 2:05.05 (2015 NI – Can/AM Challenge, SCY)

- 200 IM, 1:53.21 (2015 Mark J. Braun Fall Classic, SCY)

- 200 Free, 1:41.51 (2015 Mark J. Braun Fall Classic, SCY)

- 100 Back, 52.52 (2015 NI – Can/AM Challenge, SCY) 

Awards/Honors/Rankings: Was a PIAA State medalist as a freshman in the 100 breast … has broken the Pennsylvania District 10 record in the 100 breast every season since freshman year … ranks in top 10 in the nation for USA Swimming Age Group Rankings for 100 breast, and has done so for the last four years … was Eastern Zone Champion in the 100 breast at age 13 with club team, the Millcreek Swim Team.

Prep & Personal: As a freshman, won in District 10 in 100 breast, 200 IM, 200 medley relay and 200 free relay … medaled at the Pennsylvania state meet in the 100 breast … named high school team rookie of the year, and was honored with All-State and All-American accolades … as a sophomore, repeated as District 10 champion in the 100 breast, 200 IM and 200 medley relay, adding a championship in the 400 free relay … also medaled at the Pennsylvania state meet in the 100 breast and 200 medley relay … earned All-State and All-American honors … as a junior, repeated as District 10 champion and medaled at state meet in 100 breast, 200 medley relay and 200 free relay, earning All-State and All-American honors en route … was honored as a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American at start of senior campaign and holds school record in the 100 breast (55.73) … attends same high school as current Irish footballer John Chereson and swimming alumni Tom VanVolkenburg, Frank Krakowski and relatives Doug and Billy Bauman … on track to graduate from Cathedral Prep in June of 2016 … also earned four varsity letters in water polo.

Outside the Pool: Is involved in Cathedral Prep’s student government and is active in campus ministry … youngest child of Keith and Jane Riley … has an older brother, Sam … intends to major in engineering at the University. 

Rex Riley
Rex  Riley


Erie, PA

High School:
Cathedral Prep

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195

Breast / IM

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