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06/21/2012

Irish Turn Attention To Olympic Trials

Notre Dame wraps up successful season, takes momentum into summer events.

05/02/2012

Notre Dame Student-Athletes Honored At Annual O.S.C.A.R.S. Ceremony

This is the 11th-year for the traditional year-end gala honoring more than 750 student-athletes for their achievements on the field and in the classroom during the 2011-12 school year.

05/02/2012

Notre Dame Student-Athletes Honored At Annual O.S.C.A.R.S. Ceremony

This is the 11th-year for the traditional year-end gala honoring more than 750 student-athletes for their achievements on the field and in the classroom during the 2011-12 school year.

05/02/2012

Notre Dame Student-Athletes Honored At Annual O.S.C.A.R.S. Ceremony

This is the 11th-year for the traditional year-end gala honoring more than 750 student-athletes for their achievements on the field and in the classroom during the 2011-12 school year.

01/27/2012

Sherman Starts Shamrock Invite With Individual Win

Notre Dame trails Iowa after first of three sessions.

01/29/2012

Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving Shamrock Invitational

The Men and Women of the Fighting Irish Swimming and Diving teams hosted Iowa and Ohio State this weekend.

10/10/2009

Irish Take Second at Dennis Stark Relays

Notre Dame finished second in a field of five teams at the Dennis Stark Relays held Oct. 9

AS A SENIOR (2011-12): Compete primarily in the 1,000 free during his senior campaign ... finished in sixth in the 1,000 free at Pittsburgh ... member of the 400 free relay team at Louisville ... logged a fourth-place finish in the 400 IM exhibition at Louisville ... swam a then career-best 4:10.90 in the 400 IM preliminary round at the Hawkeye Invitational ... third leg of the 800 free relay team at the Hawkeye Invitational ... participated in the 1,000 free against Northwestern ... fourth-place finisher (4:33.62) in the 500 free at the Shamrock Invitational ... logged a personal-best 4:08.37 in the 400 IM at the Shamrock Invitational ... posted a 2:07.62 in the 200 breast at the Shamrock Invitational.

AS A JUNIOR (2010-11): Swam to a personal-best time of 2:05.06 in the preliminary session of the 200 breast as an exhibition swimmer at the BIG EAST Championships ... also swam to season-best times in the 500 free (4:31.90) and 1,650 free (16:05.53) at the league meet as an exhibition swimmer ... swam to a top season time in the 1,000 free (10:00.52) against Pittsburgh.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009-10): A long distance freestyler as well as a breaststroker for the Irish ... claimed a sixth-place finish in the 1650 free (15:41.09) and an 14th-place finish in the 200 breast (2:06.18) ... both were season best times ... swam top times for the season in the 500 free (4:35.10) and the 100 breast (59.09) at the Ohio State Invitational ... finished in 9:43.52 in the 1000 free for the top time on the season ... amassed five top three finishes over the course of the regular season which included two in the 500 free and three in the 1000 free.

AS A FRESHMAN: Burst into the BIG EAST Championships point standings with a third-place finish in the 1,650 free (15:34.85) to earn his first all- league citation ... that time was nearly 20 seconds better than his previous best recorded during the fall at the Ohio State Invitational ... also swam the 200 free (1:42.46) and 500 free (4:30.85) at the league meet.

THE BELECANECH FILE: Earned three letters in swimming at St. Joseph's (Pa.) ... first-team all- Philadelphia Catholic League in the 500 free and 100 breast in 2007 ... second-team all-Philadelphia Catholic League one year prior in the 100 breast ... Scholastic All-American ... two-time Burlington County Champion in the 100 breast ... swam for the Jersey Wahoos on the club scene ... best long course marks included: 800 free (8:24.40), 1,500 free (16:14.42), 200 breast (2:28.09), 400 free (4:07.29) and 400 IM (4:46.99) ... very involved in Campus Ministry at his high school ... member of prep crew team for one season ... holds club record in 400 medley relay ... placed fifth in the 800 free relay at Junior Nationals ... member of National Honor Society ... son of Diane and George Belecanech ... born April 21, 1990, in Bilox, Miss. ... oldest of four children ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a pre-professional studies major.

Belecanech's Career Bests

Event Time Meet
200 Free 1:42.46 BIG EAST (2009)
500 Free 4:30.86 BIG EAST (2009)
1,000 Free 9:26.36 BIG EAST (2009)
1,650 Free 15:34.85 BIG EAST (2009)
100 Breast 59.09 Ohio State Invite (2009)
200 Breast 2:05.06 BIG EAST (2011)

Ryan Belecanech
Ryan  Belecanech

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Moorestown, NJ

High School:
St. Joseph's

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Event:
Free/Breast

Event Calendar

Delta

September 30
4:00 PM
Michigan State/Iowa
East Lansing, Mich. (McCaffree Pool)
October 7
5:00 PM
Dennis Stark Relays
Notre Dame, Ind. (Rolfs Aquatic Center)
October 8
11:00 AM
Oakland
Notre Dame, Ind. (Rolfs Aquatic Center)
October 21
4:00 PM
Georgia Tech/ Emory
Atlanta, GA. (Herb McAuley Aquatic Center)
October 22
11:00 AM
Georgia Tech/Emory
Atlanta, GA. (Herb McAuley Aquatic Center)
October 28
5:00 PM
Purdue
Notre Dame, Ind. (Rolfs Aquatic Center)
November 4
5:00 PM
Pittsburgh/Virginia Tech
Pittsburgh, PA. (Trees Pool)
November 5
11:00 AM
Pittsburgh/Virginia Tech
Pittsburgh, PA. (Trees Pool)
November 17
All Day
Greensboro Invitational
Greensboro, NC. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)
November 18
All Day
Greensboro Invitational
Greensboro, NC. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)
November 19
All Day
Greensboro Invitational
Greensboro, NC. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)
January 12
5:00 PM
Iowa/Illinois
Notre Dame, Ind. (Rolfs Aquatic Center)
January 13
11:00 AM
Iowa/Illinois
Notre Dame, Ind. (Rolfs Aquatic Center)
January 14
1:00 PM
Northwestern
Evanston, IL
January 20
3:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, KY
January 21
1:00 PM
IUPUI
Indianapolis, IN
January 27
5:00 PM
Shamrock Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind. (Rolfs Aquatic Center)
January 28
10:00 AM
Shamrock Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind. (Rolfs Aquatic Center)
February 4
1:00 PM
Ball State
Muncie, IN
February 11
All Day
Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
February 12
All Day
Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
February 22
All Day
ACC Championship
TBD
February 23
All Day
ACC Championship
TBD
February 24
All Day
ACC Championship
TBD
February 25
All Day
ACC Championship
TBD
March 9
All Day
Diving Zone Championships
Bloomington, IN
March 10
All Day
Diving Zone Championships
Bloomington, IN
March 11
All Day
Diving Zone Championships
Bloomington, IN
March 22
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, IN
March 23
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, IN
March 24
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, IN
March 25
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, IN
March 26
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, IN
March 27
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, IN
March 28
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, IN

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