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     Sarah Dotzel  
    Sarah

    Class:
    Graduated

    Hometown:
    York, PA

    High School:
    York Catholic

    Height:
    5-4

    Event:
    Fly

    Birthdate:
    12/22/1991


    AS A JUNIOR: Competed in both backstroke and butterfly events ... placed 11th in 100 fly and 14th in 100 back at the BIG EAST Championships ... took first in 100 fly against Pittsburgh ... aided in the 400 medley relay team that brought home the gold at the Kansas Classic in a meet-record time of 3:45.09 ... swam season-best time in both the 100 back (54.94) and 200 back (2:02.54) at the Ohio State Invitational ... 100 back time also secured an NCAA B-cut ... took home the silver in a tri-meet against Michigan and Northwestern in the 100 fly (56.13) ... was an honorable mention CSCAA Scholar All-America selection ... a member of the BIG EAST All-Academic team ... earned a monogram.

    AS A SOPHOMORE:Backstroke and butterfly threat for the Irish ... set a career-best and NCAA B-cut in the 100 fly (54.55) en route to a fifth place finish at the BIG EAST Championships ... swam the 100 and 200 back individually at the BIG EAST Championships ... aided the 200 medley relay at the same meet to all-BIG EAST accolades and a third place finish ... saw a career-best performance in the 200 IM (2:08.95) at the Shamrock Invitational ... swam season-best times in the 100 back (55.35) and 200 back (2:03.19) at the Ohio State Invitational ... earned a NCAA B-cut on the 400 medley relay squad at the same meet ... took second place overall in the 100 back (57.02) in a tri-meet against Michigan and Northwestern ... won the silver in the 100 fly (56.03) against Michigan State ... was a 2011-12 Rosenthal Leadership Academy participant ... earned a monogram.

    AS A FRESHMAN:Specialized in the back, fly and individual medley ... saw best performances of the year at the BIG EAST Championships in the 100 back (sixth place - 54.88), 200 back (2:03.13) and 200 fly (fifth place - 2:01.75) ... swam 56.78 in the 100 fly at the U.S. Short Course Nationals ... swam 2:09.24 in the 200 IM at the Shamrock Invitational and 4:35.11 in the 400 IM in a dual meet versus Michigan State ... won the 400 IM against the Spartans ... finished third in the 100 (56.96) and 200 butterfly (2:06.03) events in a dual meet versus Purdue ... earned a monogram.

    THE DOTZEL FILE:Prepped at York Catholic High School (Pa.) ... one of the top butterflyers in the state of Pennsylvania her senior year ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in management consulting ... named to Notre Dame's Dean's List three times through junior year.

    Dotzel's Career Bests

    Event Time Meet
    100 Back 54.88 (BIG EAST, 2011)
    200 Back 2:02.54 (Ohio State, 2012)
    100 Fly 54.55 (BIG EAST, 2012)
    200 Fly 2:01.75 (BIG EAST, 2011)

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