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04/25/2016

Notre Dame Swimming Commemorates A Year of Change, Celebrates Program Future

The University of Notre Dame men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs celebrated their end-of-year banquet together over the weekend.

02/27/2016

Notre Dame Qualifies 400 Free Relay For NCAA Championship

The Irish lineup of Justin Plaschka, Daniel Speers, Tabahn Afrik and Reed Fujan finished second in the last race of the ACC Championship Saturday.

02/26/2016

Get To Know: Shane McKenzie

The chemical engineering major made his ACC Championship debut this week in Greensboro.

02/26/2016

Justin Plaschka Takes Second In 100 Fly, Breaks School Record at ACC Championship

The sophomore from Smithtown, New York had the highest individual finish Friday night.

02/25/2016

Irish Break School Record in 200 Free Relay

Nine swimmers advanced to the evening finals in individual events as well.

AS A JUNIOR: Swam a wide variety of events for the Irish … against Purdue (Nov. 1) swam lead leg of the 200 medley relay (c-team), earning a 25.39 split and sixth-place finish (1:38.06) … finished eighth in 100 back (54.94) and in 200 back (1:56.92) … against Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech (Nov. 7-8), logged a 4:12.44 time in the 400 IM and a 1:59.87 mark in the 200 IM … swam the 200 fly in 2:02.90 … led the D-team in the 200 medley relay event with a 25.86 split … at Michigan State (Nov. 14) clocked in at 2:00.51 in the 200 fly … finished the 200 breast in 2:25.28 … touched the wall in 4:30.67 in the 400 IM … at the Hawkeye Invitational, logged a 4:43.93 showing in the 500 free … finished 11th in the 400 IM (4:02.20) after touching the wall in 4:07.20 in prelims … swam the 1650 free in 16:28.55 … helped the C-team in the 400 free relay to 10th place (3:06.68) … against Michigan and Northwestern, swam a 1:57.33 in the 200 fly … came in sixth in the 200 back (1:56.62) … finished eighth in the 200 IM (1:58.86) … at Shamrock Invitational, swam in the 200 IM (1:50.01), the 400 IM (3:55.33) and the 200 fly (1:49.06) … finished the season against Cleveland State with a 49.90 showing in the 100 fly and a 20.60 split in the 200 free relay (C-team).

AS A SOPHOMORE: Swam the 200 back plus 200 and 400 IM primarily while dabbling in freestyle events ... first in 400 IM (3:55.52) at Shamrock Invitational and fifth in 200 back (1:49.79) ... his 400 IM time marked a personal best ... swam lead leg of 400 free relay (49.32) against Wisconsin and led 200 medley relay teams in meets against Auburn (25.78) and Air Force (26.08) ... came in fifth in 400 IM (3:54.80) at Hawkeye Invitational after touching the wall in 3:57.53 in prelims ... also swam 200 back (1:50.08) and 200 fly (1:51.98) at Hawkeye meet ... came in eighth in 100 back (54.07) in dual meet against former BIG EAST rival Louisville ... touched the wall fourth in 200 free (1:44.76) at last home meet of the year against Cleveland State.

AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in the 1,600 free (15:42.88), 200 back (1:49.49), 200 IM (1:51.39) and 400 IM (3:56.86) at the BIG EAST Championships ... participated in six regular season meets during his freshman campaign ... in the Shamrock Invitational, placed fifth in the 200 back (1:54.24) ... swam against Pittsburgh in the 200 back (1:55.22), earning fifth place, and also was a member of the 400 free relay team that reaped a fifth-place finish ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... monogram winner.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-year letterman at St. Joseph's Prep for coach Paul Morrissey ... member of a Philadelphia Catholic League Championship team with the Hawks ... four-time all-Philadelphia Catholic League selection ... named to the all-state team ... Scholastic All-American ... club squad was the Tri-Hampton YMCA Swim Team ... YMCA Nationals Finalist ... YMCA All-American ... USA Swimming Junior and Senior Nationals qualifier ... named an AP Scholar with Distinction ... member of the National Honor Society ... received a Silver Medal for chemistry at St. Joseph's Prep ... son of Paul and Lori McKenzie ... has one sister, Kylie ... has one brother, Brandon ... enrolled in the College of Engineering as a chemical engineering major.

McKenzie's Career Bests

Event Time Meet
100 Free 49.32 v. Wisconsin (2013)
200 Free 1:44.76 v. Cleveland State (2014)
500 Free 4:35.18 Hawkeye Invite (2012)
1,000 Free 9:22.38 BIG EAST Championships (2013)
1,650 Free 15:42.88 BIG EAST Championships (2013)
100 Back 54.07 v. Louisville (2014)
200 Back 1:49.49 BIG EAST (2013)
100 Fly 49.90 v. Cleveland State (2015)
200 Fly 1:49.03 Shamrock Invitational (2015)
200 IM 1:49.66 Hawkeye Invite (2013)
400 IM 3:54.80 Hawkeye Invite (2013)

Shane McKenzie
Shane  McKenzie

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Newtown, PA

High School:
St. Joseph's Prep

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Event:
Free/Fly/IM

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