Notre Dame has now won three of its last four dual meets
AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in a season-high four events at the Shamrock Invitational, placing first in both the 500 free (4:30.39) and 1650 free (15:40.81), sixth in the 200 free (1:41.49) and 10th in the 200 fly (1:53.89) ... had nearly as busy a day at the Hawkeye Invitational, swimming to a 21st-place finish in the 200 free (1:41.17), 20th in the 100 back (52.60) and 17th in the 200 fly (1:52.51).
PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner in swimming, with two years split between Saint Joseph's Preparatory School and Cherry Hill High School ... named to the all-catholic and all-district first teams in the 200 and 500 free as both a junior and senior at Saint Joseph's Prep ... was the state champion and earned All-America honors in the 200 and 500 free as a sophomore at Cherry Hill High ... won first career state title in the 500 free, and was an All-America consideration during freshman season ... participated in the 2012 United States Olympic Trials in Omaha, Neb. ... swam with the Jersey Wahoos club team ... member of the U.S. Junior National Team squad that competed against the Itoman Swimming School in a dual competition in Osaka, Japan in 2011 ... son of Joe and Kathy Petrone ... has two sisters, Kathleen and Madelyn ... father, Joe, played basketball at Drexel University ... enrolled in the First Year of Studies.