Six Irish Swimmers Earn CSCAA Honorable Mention All-America Accolades

Six Notre Dame NCAA Championship participants recognized


Williamson, Stephens Seize All-America Honors

Duo earn honorable mention All-America citations, bring team meet total to three.


Irish Earn First All-America Honors At The NCAA Championship

800 free relay seizes first relay All-America citation in program history.


School Records Fall On First Day of NCAA Championship

400 medley relay sets new mark and Dyer lowers time in 500 free.


Irish Gear Up For NCAA Championship

Nine Notre Dame student-athletes set to compete this weekend in Indianapolis


Men's NCAA Swimming Championship

Photos from all three days of competition at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis.


2013 BIG EAST Swimming Championships

All photos courtesy of Ken Overholt


Shamrock Invitational

The Irish swimming and diving teams hosted Towson and Harvard this weekend at the Rolfs Aquatic Center.


Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving Shamrock Invitational

The Men and Women of the Fighting Irish Swimming and Diving teams hosted Iowa and Ohio State this weekend.


1/21 Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving vs. Michigan State

The Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving teams took on Michigan State at home on January 21st.

AS A SENIOR (2012-13): One of a Notre Dame record nine swimmers to qualify for the NCAA Championships, participating on the 200, 400 and 800 free relay teams ... earned honorable mention All-America recognition as a part of the 800 free relay squad that finished in 16th place ... runner-up in both the 50 (21.28) and 100 free (45.98) in an early season dual meet with Pittsburgh ... member of the second place 200 medley relay `A' squad (1:32.09) against the Panthers ... logged top-three results in the 200 free relay (1:22.12) and 100 free (45.48) in a dual matchup with Louisville ... swam with the runner-up 800 free relay (6:30.72) at the Hawkeye Invitational ... posted second place finishes in the 200 and 400 free relay finals at the Shamrock Invitational ... member of the runner-up 800 free relay `A' entry that clocked a time of 6:41.35 at the Northwestern Invitational ... posted a personal-best time of 44.66 in the preliminary heat of the 100 free at the BIG EAST Championships ... helped set a school record in the 800 free relay (6:23.40) in a second place finish at the BIG EAST Championships ... added a second runner-up result with the 200 free relay top lineup (1:18.91) at the BIG EAST Championships.

AS A JUNIOR (2011-12): 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 (2010-11): 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 (2009-10): 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) ... graduated with a degree in finance from the Mendoza College of Business.

McGinley's Career Bests

Event Time Meet
50 Free 20.69 BIG EAST (2012)
100 Free 44.81 BIG EAST (2012)
200 Free 1:37.44 BIG EAST (2012)
200 IM 1:54.63 Shamrock Invite (2011)
100 Fly 52.49 Pittsburgh (2009)

John McGinley
John  McGinley


King of Prussia, PA

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175


Event Calendar


January 8
Charlottesville, Va. (Charlottesville Aquatic & Fitness Center)
January 9
Charlottesville, Va. (Charlottesville Aquatic & Fitness Center)
January 16
12:00 AM
Notre Dame, Ind. (Rolfs Aquatic Center)

January 29
5:00 PM
Shamrock Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind. (Rolfs Aquatic Center)

January 30
All Day
Shamrock Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind. (Rolfs Aquatic Center)

February 24
All Day
ACC Championships
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)

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