Women's Swimming



Week In Omaha At Olympic Trials Proves Fruitful For Irish Swimming

Several Notre Dame standouts turned in personal bests, while graduate Emma Reaney swam in two semifinal events.


Sixteen Swimmers Chase Olympic Dream At U.S. Trials

Eight men & eight women are bound for Omaha, Nebraska and the CenturyLink Center.


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.


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 JUNIOR (2015-2016): Remained vital part of breaststroke corps in third season with Irish, culminating season at ACC Championship meet … at ACC meet, finished seventh with 200 medley relay (27.75 split) and swam on 400 medley relay … individually, finished eighth in 100 breast (1:01.66 finals, 1:01.05 prelims) and placed 19th in 200 breast (2:14.90 finals, 2:16.04 prelims) … all four times qualified as NCAA B-cuts … also clocked in at 23.74 in 50 free … began the year at Dennis Stark Relays, earning three first-place victories in 400 medley relay (1:03.86 split), 300 breast relay (1:04.52 leadoff split) and 200 medley relay (29.22 split), touching third in 400 IM relay (1:02.51 split) … at Florida Gulf Coast, earned second place in 200 medley relay (28.56 split) and 200 breast (2:18.73) and third in 100 breast (1:03.49) … against Michigan State, won 400 medley relay race (1:04.02 split) and clocked in at 54.64 in 100 free and split 24.32 on 200 free relay … at Purdue, swam to third place on 200 medley relay (29.11 split) and finished sixth in 100 breast (1:05.09) and ninth in 200 breast (2:22.47) … at Virginia Tech, earned second place with 200 medley relay (29.07 split), third on 400 medley relay team (1:03.78 split) and a pair of fourth-place finishes in 100 breast (1:04.04) and 200 breast (2:21.17), swimming 24.85 split on 200 free relay also … at Purdue Invitational, won 200 medley relay (27.69 split) and came in second on 400 medley relay (1:02.23 split) … swum lead leg of 200 free relay (24.10 split) … individually, took third in 100 breast (1:01.85 finals, 1:01.67 prelims), fourth in 200 breast (2:16.04 finals, 2:16.76 prelims) and 20th in 50 free (23.97 finals, 24.00 prelims) … at Virginia, placed third in 100 breast (1:04.39) and on 400 medley relay (1:05.03 split), 200 medley relay (29.29 split) and 400 free relay (54.71 leadoff split) … touched fourth with 200 free relay (25.09 leadoff split) and finished sixth in 200 breast (2:20.39) … versus Northwestern, earned two first-place victories in 200 medley relay (28.73 split) and 100 breast (1:03.76) and finished second twice, in 200 breast (2:18.65) and 400 free relay (52.45 split) … in Shamrock Invitational, swam to first with 200 medley relay (28.84 split) and 400 medley relay (1:02.34 split), taking second in 100 breast (1:03.47), third in 200 breast (2:19.22), seventh on 200 free relay and 17th in 50 free (24.36) … finished the year at Ohio State Last Chance meet, clocking in at 1:01.18 in prelims of 100 breast and touching in 1:01.58 in finals … earned a monogram.

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.

PREP & 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, double-majoring in marketing and design.

Danielle Margheret
Danielle  Margheret


Solon, OH

High School:
Walsh Jesuit


Breast / IM

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