With a little faith and trust in each other, Notre Dame's senior divers have learned the lessons of leadership the past two years.
Notre Dame freshman earns one of eight available spots from Zone C
Notre Dame looks to add qualifiers to NCAA Championship later this month
Notre Dame scores 78 total points in first trip to new conference meet
Notre Dame sits in sixth place after first two days of competition
Both men and womens swimming/diving got their seasons off to a great start.
AS A JUNIOR: Pieced together his most impressive season in the pool during his Irish career ... finished within the top-10 during all regular season meets ... tallied a season-high score of 364.60 during a first-place finish in the 1-meter at the Hawkeye Invitational ... earned a season-best score (353.25) in the 3-meter during a third-place finish in the Cleveland State dual meet... dove past the field en route to a first-place finish (349.35) in the 3-meter during the Louisville dual meet ... was the runner-up in the 1-meter (326.30) while also claiming a fourth-place finish in the 3-meter (328.15) at the Shamrock Invitational ... dove to a pair of sixth-place finishes in the 1-meter (305.85) and 3-meter (314.40) against Purdue ... capped off the season at the ACC Championships with 17th and 22nd-place finishes in the preliminary rounds of the 1-meter and 3-meter events respectively ... earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Earned a season-best total score of 254.45 and a fourth-place finish in the platform dive at the BIG EAST Championships ... also tallied a runner-up finish in the 1-meter dive with a score of 310.05 at the same meet ... was the top diver in the 1-meter at the Northwestern Invitational with a score of 316.35 ... also garnered a fourth-place finish in the 3-meter at the same meet ... was runner-up in the 1-meter at the Shamrock Invitational with a score of 328.30, and also picked up a third-place finish in the 3-meter (331.80) ... claimed second first-place finish of the season in the 1-meter at the Hawkeye Invitational with a score of 331.40 ... took second-place in the 3-meter and fifth-place in the platform at the same meet ... swept the top spot in the 1-meter (321.75) and 3-meter (380.25) dives against Pittsburgh ... against Louisville, was the best diver with a score of 329.85 in the 1-meter and runner-up in the 3-meter ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Breakthrough debut season for the Irish, finishing in the top-five of each regular season event he competed in ... earned BIG EAST Most Outstanding Diver honors after winning two BIG EAST Diving Championships ... scored 322.30 points to take the 1-meter dive and added the 3-meter title with 325.15 points ... 19th-place finisher off the 3-meter board at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships (287.35) ... claimed 12th place in the 1-meter dive at the meet with a cumulative score of 621.95 ... double-winner in a dual meet with Michigan State, setting career-bests in both the 1-meter (353.85) and 3-meter (354.23) events ... runner-up finisher in the 1-meter (290.40) and 3-meter dives (332.63) at the Shamrock Invitational ... logged a second place 3-meter score of 344.33 in a dual meet against Northwestern ... earned a monogram.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-time All-American diver ... collected all-state, all-city and all-conference accolades each of his four years at Ann Arbor Pioneer (Mich.) ... won state title as a sophomore and placed third as a junior ... earned four varsity letters ... competed at the 2010 Junior Nationals ... team captain as a senior ... holds the pool record at Sayne High School ... member of the National Honor Society and the Community Volunteer Club ... has a twin sister, Margaret ... son of Theresa and Ed Nemetz ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, majoring in management entrepreneurship.
Nemetz's Career Bests