Men's Swimming



Women's Diving claims top spots on Day 1

On the men’s team, the 200 free and 400 medley relay teams also claimed first-place honors.


Coumos Qualifies For NCAA Championship At Zone C Diving Meet

Notre Dame freshman earns one of eight available spots from Zone C


Irish Travel To NCAA Zone C Diving Championship

Notre Dame looks to add qualifiers to NCAA Championship later this month


Irish Battle Valiantly At No. 7 Louisville

Cardinals outlast Notre Dame 186-114


No. 20 Irish Battle To Rare Tie At Northwestern

The tie was just the second for Notre Dame in 666 all-time dual meets

AS A SOPHOMORE: A solid competitor for the Irish, who improved throughout the season … began the year teaming up at Dennis Stark Relays meet with classmate Joe Coumos, winning the 1-meter relay diving event (combined score 672.14, individually scoring 328.57) … and taking second in the 3-meter synchro diving competition (283.80) … in an exhibition meet with Georgia Tech and south Carolina, took fourth in the 1-meter competition (295.15) and ninth in 3-meter (249.55) … the next day against Auburn, finished third in 1-meter (337.65) and seventh in 3-meter (332.85) … versus Purdue, came in seventh in 1-meter (303.52) and sixth in 3-meter (316.50) … exhibitioned in home meet against Virginia Tech and Pittsburgh, scoring 257.75 in the 1-meter and 283.70 in 3-meter competition … at Michigan State, took third in 1-meter (285.90) and fifth in 3-meter (315.67) … at Hawkeye Invitational meet, scored 254.00 in the prelims of 3-meter competition … at Michigan, came in third place (298.60) in the 1-meter event and ninth in 3-meter (256.25) … at Wisconsin, scored 297.85 in 1-meter and 290.20 in 3-meter … in Shamrock Invitational, finished third in 1-meter (325.90) and came in ninth place in 3-meter (326.20) … versus Cleveland State the following week, took sixth in 1-meter (290.62) and second in 3-meter (371.25) … at ACC Championships, barely missed qualifying for evening finals in 1-meter, with preliminary score of 314.40 … scored 280.05 in the 3-meter event and 252.65 in the platform competition … at NCAA Zone C diving championships, scored 276.40 in the preliminary competition for men’s 1-meter and 280.00 in preliminary 3-meter diving … qualified for the finals in platform diving (241.30 prelim score), finishing 17th (468.90) … earned a monogram and was awarded the team’s most improved diver award.

AS A FRESHMAN: One of two freshmen divers to see extensive action ... had an excellent performance at the Hawkeye Invitational, scoring 39 points for the Irish through a fourth-place finish in the 3-meter (321.50), fourth-place finish in the 1-meter (306.80) and ninth-place finish in the platform (215.30) ... dove to a pair of seventh-place finishes at the Shamrock Invitational in the 3-meter and 1-meter ... also cracked the top-10 twice during dual meet at Louisville, finishing fifth in the 1-meter (293.02) and sixth in the 3-meter (278.18) ... earned a monogram.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Competed in both diving and track and field at Adlai E. Stevenson High School ... three-time state championship qualifier in diving, placing third at the competition in both his junior and senior seasons ... set the school record in both the 6 and 11-dive competitive format during prep career ... member of two undefeated swimming and diving squads during final two seasons ... participated in club gymnastics with 5 Star Power Tumbling and Trampoline ... earned top-10 competitive finishes in the double mini event at the Loule World Cup, the Stars and Stripes Cup, the World Age Group Championships and the Canada Cup, with wins at the Stars and Stripes Cup and the Canada Cup ... placed ninth in the trampoline at the 2012 United States Olympic Trials ... was the second-ranked competitor in the world on trampoline in the 17-18 age group ... was a member of the 300 Club in recognition of community service hours, and was an All-State Scholar at Adlai Stevenson High ... son of Mitch and Judy Lichtenstein ... has one sister, Jennifer ... uncle, RC Lichtenstein, played baseball at the University of Illinois at Chicago ... enrolled in the First Year of Studies.

Lichtenstein's Career Bests

Event Score Meet
1-meter (6) 328.57 Dennis Stark Relays (2014)
3-meter (6) 344.15 Hawkeye Invite (2014)
Platform (6) 250.85 Hawkeye Invite (2014)
1-meter (11) 314.40 ACC Championship (2015)
3-meter (11) 280.05 ACC Championship (2015)
Platform (11) 252.65 ACC Championship (2015)

James Lichtenstein
James  Lichtenstein


Buffalo Grove, IL

High School:
Adlai E. Stevenson

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 150


Event Calendar


February 24
All Day
ACC Championships
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)
February 25
All Day
ACC Championships
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)
February 26
All Day
ACC Championships
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)
February 27
All Day
ACC Championships
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)
March 24
All Day
NCAA Championship
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech Campus Recreation Center)
March 25
All Day
NCAA Championship
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech Campus Recreation Center)
March 26
All Day
NCAA Championship
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech Campus Recreation Center)

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