The Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving teams took on Michigan State at home on January 21st.
AS A JUNIOR: Member of the victorious 200 free relay squad in the season-opening Dennis Stark Relays ... second swimmer in the water for the runner-up 200 fly relay team at the Dennis Stark Relays ... third in the water for the third place 400 free relay team in the early season quad meet ... runner-up in the 50 free (21.19) and 100 free (46.06) at Pittsburgh ... anchored the runner-up 400 free relay team at Louisville ... equaled a personal-best in the 50 free (21.09) at the Hawkeye Invitational ... time of 1:41.74 earned third place in the 200 free against Northwestern ... second in the water for the winning 400 free relay squad against Northwestern ... third-place swimmer in the 200 free (1:41.46) against Michigan State ... second Fighting Irish swimmer to touch the wall in the 100 free, earning runner-up honors with a time of 46.53 against Michigan State ... swam with the second place 200 free relay team at the Shamrock Invitational ... anchored the runner-up 800 free relay at the Shamrock Invitational ... swam the third leg of the second place Notre Dame squad in the 800 free relay at the BIG EAST Championships ... personal-best times of 20.69 in the 50 free, 44.81 in the 100 free and 1:37.44 in the 200 free at the BIG EAST Championships ... third in the pool for the runner-up 200 free and 400 free relay teams at the BIG EAST Championships ... earned monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Swam to personal-best times of 21.09 in the 50 free and 1:39.37 in the 200 free in the preliminary sessions of the BIG EAST Championships ... swam the 200 IM in 1:54.63 at the Shamrock Invitational for another personal-best mark ... top 100 free time on the season was 45.64, just over a tenth of a second away from another personal-best time ... tried his luck at the 100 breast at the Indy Grand Prix and finished in 1:00.65.
AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in three individual races and in one relay for the Irish at the BIG EAST Championships, all of which were freestyle events ... the 400 free relay performance was an NCAA B-cut time ... swam personal-bests of 21.10 in the 50 free, 45.48 in the 100 free and 1:40.12 in the 200 free at the league meet ... swam the 200 IM against Michigan State and finished in a time of 1:57 ... competed against Pittsburgh in 100 fly, stopping the clock at 52.49 ... swam in 17 freestyle events over the course of the season ... tallied three top-three finishes on the dual meet season.
THE MCGINLEY FILE: U.S. Open Qualifier ... Senior National Qualifier ... six-time Junior National Qualifier ... swam for Malvern Prep (Pa.) ... team captain as a senior ... 13-time All-American ... five-time first team all-area ... five-time first team all-Main Line ... five-time first team all-conference ... National Catholic Champion in the 100 free ... Easterns Prep School Champion in 100 free and 400 free relay ... four-time team MVP ... holds school records in the 100 free, 200 free, 200 IM, 200 free relay and 400 free relay ... four-time letter winner in water polo ... son of Patti and John McGinley ... has one younger sister (Maura) and one younger brother (Mikey) ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major.