AS A SENIOR (2011-12): Swam the third leg of the 400 free relay in a fifth-place finish at season-opening dual meet ... posted a 48.12 in the 100 free at Pittsburgh ... opening leg swimmer of the victorious 400 medley relay at Valparaiso ... finished in third place in the 200 back at Valparaiso ... member of the fourth place 200 free relay squad at the Shamrock Invitational.
AS A JUNIOR (2010-11): Broke his personal records in three of his four signature events during his junior campaign ... two career-best marks came at the Hawkeye Invitational ... first was in the 100 back with a 51.10 showing and the second was a 1:52.87 performance in the 200 back ... swam to his third personal best at the Shamrock Invitational with a 46.89 in the 100 free ... also set a top season time in the 50 free (21.23) at the Shamrock Invitational.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2009-10): Primarily a freestyler and backstroker for the Irish ... set three season-best times at the Ohio State Invitational ... performances at the invitational included times of 48.65 in the 100 free, 51.36 in the 100 back and 1:55.84 in the 200 back ... both the 100 back and 200 back were personal bests ... recorded a season best 50 free time of 21.76 against Louisville ... had one top three performance during the dual meet season, which came against Oakland in the 100 back.
AS A FRESHMAN (2008-09): Posted impressive swims in the 50 free (21.06) and 100 free (47.35) at the Shamrock Invitational ... top 100 back (51.67) also came during that meet ... finished the 200 back in 54.07 versus Pittsburgh ... tested the 50 back (25.11) against Northwestern.
THE RAHILL FILE: Picked up All-America honors in the 200 medley relay and 200 free relay as a junior at Loyola (Ill.) while placing sixth in each of those events at the state meet ... All-American as a senior in the 100 back ... two-time all-state honoree as a junior ... team captain and MVP his senior season ... conference champion as a sophomore ... broke a school record in the 100 back that previously stood for 18 years ... qualified for Junior Nationals in the 100 back and 50 free ... top times coming out of high school: 100 back (52.65), 50 free (21.66) and 50 back (24.42) ... four-time letterwinner ... swam with the Northwestern Aquatic Swimming Association under coach Andy Grevers ... graduated summa cum laude as a member of high school's Dumbach Honors Society... an Illinois State Scholar and AP Scholar ... involved in the Social Justice Club and Amnesty International in high school ... son of Dan and Mary Clair Rahill ... mother played field hockey at Notre Dame while his father swam for the Irish ... each of his five uncles graduated from Notre Dame ... brother, Dan is a senior at Notre Dame ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as an accounting major.
Rahill's Career Bests
|50 Free||21.06||Shamrock Invite (2009)|
|100 Free||46.89||Shamrock Invite (2011)|
|100 Back||50.55||Panthers Last Chance (2010)|
|200 Back||1:52.87||Hawkeye Invite (2010)|