Swimming & Diving



#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


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


#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


#19 Irish Roll Into ACCs For Conference Championship Meet

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


#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


2018 Shamrock Invitational

Photos by Mike Miller

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16): One of two primary distance freestylers for the Irish ... competed in three different events in first ACC Championship meet, placing 16th in 500 free (4:28.71 finals, 4:23.11 prelims), 24th in 400 IM (3:57.28 finals, 3:53.42 prelims) and 19th in 1650 free (15:23.71) ... began the year with two first-place victories at Dennis Stark Relays, swimming leadoff leg in 800 free relay (1:43.24 split) and 1500 free relay (4:41.55 split) ... swam to second place in the 1,000 (9:34.12) and sixth in the 400 IM (4:18.12) against Michigan State ... expanded event repertoire against Virginia Tech and Pittsburgh, touching the wall 11th in 200 free (1:44.44), fifth in the 500 free (4:37.37) and sixth in the 1650 free (16:16.57) ... also earned pair of sixth-place relay finishes with the 800 team (1:45.26 leadoff) and 400 free lineup (48.05 split) ... at Purdue Invitational, highest finish came in 1650 (15:56.48, eighth) but also swam with 800 free relay (1:41.95 leadoff, ninth) and finished 27th in 400 IM (4:05.60 finals, 4:10.04 prelims) and took 10th in 500 free (4:29.63 finals, 4:36.25 prelims) ... at Virginia, tied for third in 500 free (4:32.98), finished fifth in 1,000 free (9:27.49) and touched the wall eighth in 400 IM (4:21.55), also clocking in at 1:45.59 as an exhibition swimmer in the 200 free ... against Northwestern, earned two runner-up results in the 1,000 free (9:31.02) and 500 free (4:35.20) in addition to touching in fifth with the 400 free relay squad (48.14 leadoff) ... at Shamrock Invitational, earned a pair of fifth-place marks in the 500 free (4:34.64) and 1650 free (16:06.87), as well as touching in sixth with 800 free relay team (1:42.96 split) and 12th in the 200 free (1:42.51).

AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15): Became a regular in the Irish distance freestyle rotation ... started the year at the Dennis Stark Relays by swimming second on the 800 free relay (1:47.02 split) team that took third (7:03.01) and teaming up with Joe Petrone in the 2x500 free relay that won (5:23.81 split, 9:34.17) ... against Purdue, took seventh in the 1000 free (9:51.48) ... against Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech, touched the wall in 4:16.79 in the 400 IM and swam the 1650 free in 16:47.35 before anchoring the D-team of the 400 medley relay with a split of 49.32 (3:38.74 overall) ... also led the D-team in the 400 free relay (49.56 split, 3:17.02) ... at Michigan State, clocked times of 1:49.34 in the 200 free and 4:47.40 in the 500 free ... at the Hawkeye Invitational, finished 16th in the 500 free (4:32.26), with a prelim swim of 4:32.42 and touched the wall 13th in the 400 IM (4:03.58 finals, 4:03.53 prelims) ... in the 200 free, finished 25th after the morning prelims (1:42.23), then swam a 1:41.36 time in a swim-off, beating Denver's Connor Corrigan ... touched the wall ninth in the 1650 free (15:49.85) and anchored the C-team in the 400 free relay with his 47.30 split (3:06.68) ... against Michigan and Northwestern, clocked a 16:15.16 time in the 1650 free and finished in 4:44.86 in the 500 free ... in the Shamrock Invitational, swam the 500 free in 4:26.88 and touched in a 3:55.90 in the 400 IM, before swimming the 1650 free in 15:33.30, a career best in the event ... also touched the wall in 46.67 in the 100 free ... finished the year against Cleveland State, winning the 1000 free (9:14.69) and the 200 back (1:50.27) before leading the C-team in the 200 free relay (21.88 split).

PREP & PERSONAL: Swam with Badger Swim Club in addition to prep team ... as a junior, set school records in the 200 and 400 freestyle relays ... New York state champion in the 400 freestyle relay, setting state record in the process ... earned All-American accolades in the 500 freestyle and 200 and 400 freestyle relays ... as a senior, was New York state champion in 200 and 400 free relays, setting state records in both events ... set school record in 500 freestyle race ... named All-American in the 500 free and 200 and 400 free relays ... in summer 2013, was a Junior Nationals qualifier in 1000 freestyle ... qualified at Summer Nationals in 2014 in same event ... earned four varsity letters with prep team ... graduated from Fordham Prep in May 2014 ... was a member of the National Honor Society ... son of Richard and Mary Mannix ... has three sisters, Gina, Christine and Katharine ... Gina swam at College of the Holy Cross ... originally from Larchmont, New York ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, majoring in Accounting.

Richard Mannix
Richard  Mannix


Larchmont, NY

High School:
Fordham Prep

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 151

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