Swim Stories: Busy Summer Months For Irish Swimming And Diving

July's news and notes on the Notre Dame men's swimming and diving team


Irish Close Final Day Of NCAA Championships

Notre Dame places 30th in national championship meet


Dyer Earns Fifth Seed For 200 Freestyle Finals

Notre Dame senior qualifies for 'A' final heat for second time in his career


Dyer Finishes Fifth In 200 Freestyle On Day Two Of NCAA Championships

Notre Dame senior scores first Irish points of the NCAA meet


Dyer Sets Irish Record In 500 Free On Day One Of NCAA Championships

Notre Dame senior All-American bests time set at last season's NCAA meet

AS A FRESHMAN: Lone diver to compete at the NCAA Championships, placing 19th in the 1-meter (324.10), 23rd in the platform (259.30) and 27th in the 3-meter (325.6) ... also represented Notre Dame at the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Championships, racking up an 18th-place finish in the 1-meter (321.90), 11th-place finish in the 3-meter (345.50) and 21st-place finish in the platform (255.85) ... earned a monogram.

PREP AND PERSONAL: First began competing in diving during final two years at Tomball High School ... two-time Academic All-American in diving ... member of the school's 4A district and regional champion as a senior, finishing as the runner-up at the state championship meet ... dove for The Woodlands Diving Academy on the club circuit ... swept the 1 and 3-meter springboard events at the 2013 USA Diving Summer Junior Region 5 Championships ... finished first in the 1-meter and was the runner-up off the 3-meter springboard at the 2013 USA Diving Summer Junior Zone C Championships ... earned a pair of top-15 finishes in both dives at the USA Diving Summer Junior National Championships ... qualified for both the 2012 Junior National Diving Championships and the AT&T National Diving Championships ... took up diving during sophomore year of high school after previously competing in gymnastics for the Cypress Academy of Gymnastics ... was a two-time first team Academic All-American in gymnastics ... inducted into the National Honor Society and the Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics Honor Society while attending Tomball High ... son of Michael and Barbara Coumos ... has one brother, Andrew ... has one sister, Courtney ... mother, Barbara, competed in track and field and volleyball at the University of Texas at San Antonio ... enrolled in the First Year of Studies.

Coumos's Career Bests

Event Score Meet
1-meter (6) 378.40 Hawkeye Invitational (2014)
3-meter (6) 409.27 v. Cleveland State (2015)
Platform (6) 290.60 Hawkeye Invite (2013)
1-meter (11) 321.90 ACC Championship (2014)
3-meter (11) 345.50 ACC Championship (2014)
Platform (11) 255.85 ACC Championship (2014)

Joseph Coumos
Joseph  Coumos


Tomball, Texas

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 155


Event Calendar

October 30
5:00 PM
Michigan State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Rolfs Aquatic Center)

November 6
5:00 PM
Pittsburgh/ Virginia Tech
Christiansburg, Va. (Christiansburg Aquatic Center)
November 7
10:00 AM
Pittsburgh/ Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Christiansburg Aquatic Center)
November 20
All Day
Boilermaker Invitational
West Lafayette, Ind. (Boilermaker Aquatic Center)
November 21
All Day
Boilermaker Invitational
West Lafayette, Ind. (Boilermaker Aquatic Center)
November 22
All Day
Boilermaker Invitational
West Lafayette, Ind. (Boilermaker Aquatic Center)
January 8
Charlottesville, Va. (Charlottesville Aquatic & Fitness Center)

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