Notre Dame places 30th in national championship meet
Notre Dame senior qualifies for 'A' final heat for second time in his career
Notre Dame senior scores first Irish points of the NCAA meet
Notre Dame senior All-American bests time set at last season's NCAA meet
First day of racing begins Thursday at 11 a.m. (CT)
AS A FRESHMAN: Came on strong toward the end of the season, racking up impressive showings at both the NCAA and Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Championships ... set individual program records in the preliminary 400 IM (3:45.82) and 200 backstroke (1:44.05) at the ACC Championships, while also checking in at 4:24.06 in the 500 free ... one of seven swimmers to represent Notre Dame at the NCAA Championships, helping the 200 free relay team to a 26th-place finish in the preliminary round (1:20.93) while also aiding the 800 free relay team to a 19th-place finish in the preliminary round (6:26.18) ... earned a pair of victories at the Hawkeye Invitational, blitzing past the field in the 400 IM (3:46.22) and contributing to the 800 free relay team's first-place finish (6:32.15) ... earned a monogram.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-year varsity letterwinner at The Bishop's School ... school-record holder in 10 of 11 events, including the 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 100 back, 100 fly and 200 IM ... selected as a four-time team most valuable player ... earned a total of 21 USA Swimming Scholastic All-America citations, claiming the honor in six events as a sophomore, seven events as a junior and eight events as a senior ... three-time CIF All-Academic Scholar Athlete first team selection ... holds 16 LSC records ... broke a pair of longstanding CIF Section records in the 100 back and 200 IM ... 2013 San Diego Union-Tribune Swimmer of the Year ... received numerous awards as the Union-Tribune's Athlete of the Week and Athlete of the Month ... ranked 14th in the Class of 2013 according to CollegeSwimming.com ... swam with the College Area Swim Team (CAST) for club competition, and holds 58 team records ... entered first college season ranked in the top 150 of the FINA World Rankings in the 400-meter IM ... owns three top-100 times on USA Swimming's all-time record lists, including the 45th fastest time in the 200-meter back (15-16 age group), the 54th fastest time in the 400-meter IM (18 age group), and the 72nd fastest time in the 200-meter back (13-14 age group) ... 2013 U.S. Open participant ... three-time `A' finalist at USA Swimming Junior Nationals (2011-13), with a 400 IM swim of 4:23.69 in 2013 ... 2012 USA Swimming Olympic Trials double qualifier in the 200-meter back and 400-meter IM ... participated in the 2011 National Select Camp ... member of the National Honor Society, and was a 2013 AP Scholar with Distinction award recipient ... served as captain of a successful 21-mile open water swim in the Catalina Channel Crossing Relay ... two-time winner of the two-mile Pier-to-Cove event in La Jolla Cove in 2011 and 2013 ... son of Dr. Kevin and Mary Anderson ... has one sister, Beth ... father, Kevin, swam at the University of the Pacific, and is an accomplished open water channel swimmer, with crossings of the Catalina Channel, the length of Tampa Bay, the Santa Barbara Channel, and the circumnavigation of New York City's Manhattan Island ... grandfather flew a B-17 bomber in World War II named "The Fighting Irish" ... former Notre Dame All-American linebacker Shane Walton also attended The Bishop's School ... enrolled in the First Year of Studies.
Anderson's Career Bests
|500 Free||4:22.99||NCAA Championship (2015)|
|1,000 Free||9:37.28||v. Pittsburgh/Virginia Tech (2013)|
|100 Back||49.05||Hawkeye Invite (2013)|
|200 Back||1:42.61||NCAA Championship (2015)|
|200 IM||1:47.55||Hawkeye Invite (2013)|
|400 IM||3:43.03||Ohio State Last Chance Meet (2015)|