Women's Swimming



Notre Dame Takes Seventh at ACC Championship

The Irish scored 537.5 points over four days of competition.


Get To Know: Danielle Margheret

Junior swimmer Danielle Margheret talks about choosing swimming over soccer and what will motivate her during this summer’s Olympic Trials.


Irish Earn Multiple B-Cuts on Day Three of ACC Championship

Senior divers Emma Gaboury and Lindsey Streepey wowed in the 3-meter event.


Ella Moynihan Breaks School Record in 500 Free at ACC Championship

Catherine Mulquin swam a personal best in the 50 free.


Irish Sixth After Three Events at ACC Championship

Senior diver Emma Gaboury advanced to the evening finals in 1-meter.


Shamrock Invitational - Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, 2014

The Irish played host to Iowa in the annual Shamrock Invitational Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, 2014.


Valparaiso and Wisconsin Dual Meets - Nov. 15-16, 2013

The Irish welcomed Valpo and Wisconsin to Rolfs for dual meets Nov. 15-16, 2013.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014-15): Showed improvement throughout the season, landing a spot on the team’s ACC roster and tallying NCAA B cuts in both breaststroke events … specialized in the freestyle, breaststroke and IM events … placed 10th in both breaststroke disciplines at the ACC Championships … finished the 100 breast in 1:01.20 and the 200 breast in 2:13.00 (both NCAA B cut times) … finished second in the “B” finals in both events … finished second in the 100 breast (1:04.01) in a dual meet against No. 24 Purdue … swam a leg of the second place 400 medley relay team (3:45.84) at the Shamrock Invitational in addition to a second-place showing in the 100 breast (1:02.63) … finished second in the 200 free (1:57.93) and the 200 medley relay (1:45.55) in a dual meet against Cleveland State … opened year by helping the 200 medley relay team take second (1:50.06) against Michigan State … best individual times included 24.25 in the 50 free (Shamrock), 54.56 in the 100 free (vs. Purdue), 1:57.93 in the 200 free (vs. Cleveland State), 1:01.20 in the 100 breast (ACCs), 2:13.00 in the 200 breast (ACCs) and 2:06.59 in the 200 IM (ACCs) … earned a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14): Competed in the free, breast and IM and the medley and free relay events in first season with the Irish ... finished 19th out of 37 swimmers in the 100 breast with an NCAA B cut time (1:02.36) at the ACC Championships ... also finished in the 200 breast (21st - 2:16.08) and 200 medley relay ... earned a third place finish in the 200 breast at the Shamrock Invitational ... earned a monogram.

HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL: Graduated from Walsh Jesuit High School (Ohio) in the spring of 2013 ... earned four letters in swimming and one in soccer ... named team captain in swimming for two years ... named an All-American in swimming as a sophomore, junior and senior ... broke the state record in the 100 breast (1:02.74) in winning the event at the state championships as a sophomore ... named the Top Female Performer of the State Meet award for efforts ... swims for the Cleveland Lancers Swim Club and was a member of the Chagrin Valley Country Club Swim Team for nine years ...qualified for and attended 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials (100m breast - 1:11.27) ... holds multiple region, club and pool records ... three-time winner of the Akron Touchdown Club Swimmer of the Year award ... also played club soccer for the Ambassadors Futbol Club and was team captain ... has lengthy list of academic awards extracurricular activities ... member of the Harmony Gold Show Choir ... was the vocal section leader all four years and earned four varsity letters ... presented with the Outstanding Individual Performer Award for Show Choir at the Medina Midwest Showcase ... part of National Honor Society, the yearbook committee and student council ... was an Event Chair and relay team captain for Relay For Life (twice)... volunteer at the Fieldstone Farms Therapeutic Center (4 years)... Kairos Retreat leader ... earned the U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete, and the Kenyon College Presidential Book awards ... named a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American ... earned Walsh Jesuit first academic honors all semesters ... full name is Danielle Nicole Margheret ... born in Cleveland, Ohio to Dan and Janice Margheret ... has a younger brother, Johnathan ... uncle, Stan Riefler, played football at Kent State ... cousins, Sierra and Sage Patterson, played soccer at Ohio Dominican ... uncle, Mike Petterson, played soccer at Cleveland State ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in marketing ... is also enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters and is working towards a supplementary major in design.

Margheret's Career Bests

Event Time Meet
100 Breast 1:01.20 ACC's, 2015
200 Breast 2:13.00 ACC's, 2015
200 IM 2:06.59 ACC's, 2015

Danielle Margheret
Danielle  Margheret


Solon, OH

High School:
Walsh Jesuit


Breast / IM

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