Welsh named BIG EAST Coach of the Year.
Johnson sets meet record to pace Notre Dame.
Notre Dame qualifies two relays for NCAA Championships.
Notre Dame reaches milestone in regular season finale
Day two of the meet is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. (ET) Saturday
All photos courtesy of Ken Overholt
The Men and Women of the Fighting Irish Swimming and Diving teams hosted Iowa and Ohio State this weekend.
The Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving teams took on Michigan State at home on January 21st.
The Men & Women's Swimming & Diving teams hosted the Shamrock Invitational at Rolfs Aquatic Center on January 28-29th.
The men and women's swimming and diving teams hosted Purdue on November 6th at the Rolfs Aquatic Center.
AS A JUNIOR (2011-12): Anchored the victorious 200 free relay at the season-opening Dennis Stark Relays ... swam the fourth leg for the runner-up squad in the 200 medley relay at the early season quad meet ... first-place finisher in the 50 free (20.76) and the 100 free (45.83) as a double-winner at Pittsburgh ... member of the second place 400 free relay team at Louisville ... logged a personal-best 44.66 in the 100 free at the Hawkeye Invitational ... part of the third place 400 free relay team at the Hawkeye Invitational ... anchored the runner-up 200 medley relay squad against Northwestern ... won the 50 free (20.84) and 100 free (45.34) against Northwestern ... member of the victorious 400 free relay team against Northwestern ... final swimmer in the water for the winning 200 medley relay team against Michigan State ... posted a time of 1:40.90 to win the 200 free, and followed up with an effort of 45.95 to claim the 100 free win against Michigan State ... part of the runner-up 200 free relay and 800 free relay teams at the Shamrock Invitational ... anchor of the runner-up 800 free relay team at the BIG EAST Championships ... personal-best time of 20.07 in the 50 free at the BIG EAST Championships ... member of runner-up 200 free and 400 relay efforts at BIG EAST Championships ... recorded second personal-best (1:37.98-200 free) at the BIG East Championships ... monogram winner.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Anchored the 200 medley relay in route to a school record of 1:28.86 at the BIG EAST Championships ... that performance was an NCAA B-cut ... amassed a total of six top-eight finishes at the league championships including three individual and three relay performances ... earned a sixth-place finish in the 100 free (44.97), a seventh-place finish in the 200 free (1:39.70) and another seventh-place finish in the 50 free (20.47) ... relay showings included being a member of the second-place 800 free relay, the fourth-place 200 free relay and the fourth-place 200 medley relay, all of which were NCAA B-cut times ... set two personal-best times in the preliminary sessions of the 50 free (20.41) and the 100 free (44.68) ... just under three tenths of a second away from a personal-best in the 200 free ... competed in 20 individual freestyle events over the course of the season.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009-10): Performed primarily as a freestyler and secured three personal-bests during the BIG EAST Championships ... personal-bests include performances in the final session of the 50 free (20.79) and the 200 free (1:38.80) and in the preliminary session of the 100 free (45.60) ... career-best in the 500 free came at the Ohio State Invitational with a time of 4:35.12 in the preliminary session ... collected six top-three finishes on the dual meet season ... took home second in the 200 and 500 free in a tri-meet with Cleveland State and Miami (Ohio) for his best regular season performance.
THE OVERHOLT FILE: Tabbed as the 24th-best prospect by CollegeSwimming.com ... nine-time All-American and all-state performer ... achieved a 2008 Olympic Trials qualifying time in the 100m free (51.43) ... National Junior Team qualifier in the 100 free ... placed second in the 200 free at the 2008 Speedos Grand Prix while clocking the nation's 10th fastest time in the event on the season and fourth in the 100 free (46.00) at the 2008 Illinois state meet while representing Naperville Neuqua Valley (Ill.) ... helped his squad claim the title in the 200 free relay at the meet en route to the overall team title ... long course state champion in the 200 and 100 free and the senior 800 free relay and 400 medley relay ... went 23.53 in the 50 free (long course), which qualifies him for the upcoming U.S. Summer Nationals ... earned four varsity letters ... began swimming when he was eight ... son of Peggy and Ken Overholt ... has one younger brother ... first member of his family to attend Notre Dame ... played the bassoon in school's concert band ... competed for school's water polo team for two seasons ... graduated with a degree in accounting from the Mendoza College of Business.
Overholt's Career Bests