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    Eric Lex  
    Eric Lex

    Hometown:
    Columbus, OH

    High School:
    Upper Arlington

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 170

    Event:
    Diving

    Birthdate:
    03/06/1989


    AS A SENIOR: Won his first BIG EAST title from the 1-meter distance in his final campaign with a total of 355.70 en route to being named BIG EAST Diver of the Year ... broke the Notre Dame 3-meter record with his 405.15 performance at the Shamrock Invitational ... took home fourth place from the 3-meter board at the BIG EAST Championships with a total of 338.10 points ... set a season-best mark of 360.75 points from the 1-meter distance against Northwestern ... leaves Notre Dame with four of the top seven performances in school hisotry from the 1-meter height ... finished in ninth place at the NCAA Zone Championships with 698.30 points.

    AS A JUNIOR:Dove to season best totals of 369.15 in the 3-meter event and 313.27 in the 1-meter event against Oakland ... the 3-meter total was also a personal best ... placed 15th in the 1-meter dive and 16th in the 3-meter dive at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Earned an all-BIG EAST honor with a season-best 362.10 off the 3-meter for a third-place finish ... top dual meet score in that event was a 359.47 posted against Oakland ... scored 352.45 points off the 1- meter for a season-best mark at the Shamrock Invite ... best mark in that event at the BIG EAST meet was 323.25 ... finished 11th at the NCAA Zone Championships in the 1-meter (603.05) and 17th in the 3-meter (632.90) ... College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) All- Academic Honorable Mention.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Tacked an all-conference honor to his name after his first appearance at the BIG EAST Championships ... finished third to score 16 points in the 1-meter event (326.55) at the league meet ... it was his second-best diving effort of the season after his showing at the Shamrock Invitational (334.27) ... finished ninth off the 3-meter at the BIG EAST meet with a 286.60 ... top 3-meter mark was set during a home meet with Louisville (335.40) followed by a 334.50 at the Shamrock Invitational.

    THE LEX FILE: Attained All-America and all- state nods throughout his four years as a prep at Upper Arlington (Ohio) ... placed fourth in the state meet his junior year ... qualified for seven consecutive East/West National Championships and four U.S. Summer National Competitions ... team MVP and team captain his sophomore and senior seasons ... biggest athletic thrill to date was earning a second-place finish at the AAU Nationals in 2007 ... son of Lisa and Stephen Lex ... born March 6, 1989 in Flagstaff, Ariz. ... enjoys whitewater kayaking ... stayed on campus during the summer of 2008 to train with Irish diving coach Caiming Xie ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major.

    Lex's Career Bests

    Event Score Meet
    1-meter (6) 369.15 Oakland (2010)
    3-meter (6) 405.15 Shamrock Invite (2011)
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