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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

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.

02/23/2016

Notre Dame Men’s Swimming in Greensboro for ACC Championship

18 swimmers dive into action at the Greensboro Aquatic Center Wednesday.

01/16/2016

Irish Beat Wildcats In Close Meet Saturday

The men's team won 166-132, while the women's team won 156.5-143.5.

AS A JUNIOR: Swam in freestyle events throughout the season … at Dennis Stark Relay meet, swam lead leg of 800 free relay (1:41.32) and 400 free relay (46.22) … came in first in both events … against Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech, swam second in 200 free relay (20.97), finishing sixth (1:24.53) … anchored C-team to sixth place in 400 medley relay (3:26.53) … finished 10th in 50 free (21.49) … in 100 free, came in seventh (46.34) … placed fifth in 200 free (1:41.97) and helped 800 free relay to second place (6:44.60) with 1:41.42 lead split … anchored the B-team to fourth place in the 400 free relay (3:07.23) with 47.08 split … at Michigan State, came in second in 200 free (1:42.65) … finished sixth in 100 free (47.99) … anchored 400 free relay B-team (46.45), finishing third (3:06.37) … at Hawkeye Invitational, swam with B-team in 200 free relay (20.96) … finished 500 free in time of 4:39.56 … in 50 free, clocked preliminary time of 21.17, ensuring a place in the finals …finished 15th overall (21.33) … swam with C-team in 200 medley relay, anchoring to 11th place (20.95) in 1:35.39 … finished eighth in 200 free (1:40.75) after 1:38.98 preliminary performance … swam with D-team in 800 free relay (1:41.78), finishing eighth (6:47.78) … came in 22nd in 100 free (46.79) after 46.02 morning swim … against Michigan and Northwestern, came in 10th in 200 free (1:43.28) … finished tied for sixth in 100 free (47.39) … helped 400 free relay to fourth place finish (47.84 split) … at Wisconsin, came in eighth in 200 free (1:43.00) … finished 10th in 50 free (21.84) … led B-team in 200 free relay (1:27.37) with 21.95 split … swam 47.51 in 100 free … at Shamrock Invitational, logged 4:33.38 mark in 500 free … swam a 21.16 in 50 free … clocked a 1:38.39 in 200 free … anchored C-team in 800 free relay (1:38.09), helping them win the event (6:35.03) … earned a 45.81 time in 100 free … helped 400 free relay B-team to second place (3:02.12) with 44.99 time … ended the season against Cleveland State by winning the 200 free (1:40.38) and logging a 49.78 time in the 100 fly.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Distinguished himself as a sprint freestyler for the Irish ... swam personal best in 50 free at Shamrock Invitational, touching the wall in 20.99 as a member of 200 free relay ... also set career bests in the 100 free (45.07) and 200 free (1:38.15) ... placed fifth in 200 free (1:39.22) at Hawkeye Invitational after clocking a 1:38.15 in prelim race ... second in 200 free (1:41.23) in tri-meet with Michigan State and Virginia ... came in third against Wisconsin in 200 free (1:41.37) ... finished 500 free in 4:37.95 at Hawkeye Invitational, good for 16th place ... improved to second in 500 free against Michigan State and Virginia with 4:40.41 mark ... at Shamrock Invitational, came in first in 100 free (45.07), second in 200 free 1:38.80) and fourth in 50 (21.00) and 500 free (4:33.31) ... ended the year at Cleveland State meet, finishing second in 100 free (46.09) and first in solo outing in 100 fly (50.61).

AS A FRESHMAN: Primarily swam freestyle events ... took home a pair of sixth-place finishes from the Northwestern Invitational including the 200 free (1:41.29) and the 400 free relay (3:05.24) ... part of a relay team that finished fifth in the 800 free relay (6:53.91) at the same meet ... was a part of three relay teams that had three fourth-place finishes at the Shamrock Invitational, including the 400 free relay (3:08.60), the 200 free relay (1:26.27), and the 800 free relay (7:02.49) ... in dual meet action, brought home the gold against Cleveland State in the 200 free (1:40.29), and was runner-up on the 200 free relay (1:27.73) team ... at the Hawkeye Invitational, helped lead the 800 free relay squad to a runner-up finish ... also saw dual action meet against Louisville and Pittsburgh, bringing home silver against Pittsburgh in the 400 free relay (3:07.19) ... recipient of the Meghan Beeler and Colleen Hipp Award, given to the outstanding freshman who best exemplifies vitality, competitiveness and love for Notre Dame ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... monogram winner.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Won four letters swimming for Palos Verdes High School ... three-time all-conference selection ... earned All-America honors as a senior ... swam with the La Mirada Armada club team ... finalist at the 2011 NCSA Junior Nationals and the USA Junior Nationals ... also competed at the 2011 Itoman Open International Friendships Meet, the 2011 Bay League Conference Finals and the 2012 New Zealand Open Olympic Trials ... son of Kevin and Karen Hudspith ... has one sister, Caitlin ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters.

Hudspith's Career Bests

Event Time Meet
50 Free 20.99 Shamrock Invite (2014)
100 Free 45.07 Shamrock Invite (2014)
200 Free 1:38.15 Hawkeye Invite (2013)
500 Free 4:30.80 Hawkeye Invite (2012)
100 Fly 49.78 v. Cleveland State (2015)

Michael Hudspith
Michael  Hudspith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

High School:
Palos Verdes

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 165

Event:
Free

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