AS A SENIOR (2009-10): Rewrote her personal record book she broke three career-best times at the BIG EAST Championships as an exhibition swimmer ... those personal bests included times of 1:06.47 in the 100 breast, 2:25.27 in the 200 breast and 58.83 in the 100 fly ... notched another personal best in her 200 IM performance at the Hoosierland Invitational with a time of 2:11.79, which was better than 4 seconds faster than her preliminary swim ... lead off a 400 free relay against league foe Louisville in a time of 57.83 for a personal best ... swam 11 breaststroke events for the Irish in her final season.
AS A JUNIOR (2008-09): Swam well for the Irish despite an injured knee that required surgery after the BIG EAST Championships ... best meet of the season came at Michigan when she raced to career-bests in the 100 breast (1:07.10) and 100 fly (1:00.03) ... went a career-best 26.49 in the 50 free at the Ohio State Invitational ... consistent breast- stroker and competed in the 100 and 200 breast events eight times throughout the campaign ... tested herself in the 200 IM (2:16.57) at the Shamrock Invitational.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2007-08): Went one round in the 50 free (27.45) and the 100 free (59.36) at the Shamrock Invitational ... swam the 100 back in 1:07.26 (Irish Invitational) and 1:10.37 (Miami) ... excelled in the 100 breast during the BIG EAST Championships (1:09.55) ... touched the wall in 2:27.14 in the 200 breast at the league meet ... also tried her hand in the 200 IM (2:18.88) versus Pittsburgh and the 100 fly (1:04.11). As A FResHMAn (2006-07): Best meet of the season was the Shamrock Invitational where she posted four career-best times with the Irish ... main events during the campaign were of the breaststroke variety ... eighth best for the Irish in the 100 and 200 breast.
THE DURET FILE: Cardinal Mooney (Fla.) team MVP as both a junior and senior ... named to the Herald Tribune All- Area Team in each of her final three prep seasons ... member of the Sarasota YMCA Sharks, a team that was the YMCA national champion in 2005 and 2006 with Duret on the squad ... swam for the Sharks since she was six years old and honored with the team's Mary Champey award ... regional qualifier for the 2005-06 campaign ... district champion as both a sophomore and junior ... named MVP for her high school in her final two seasons ... member of the National Honor Society, Interact Club, Pep Club and God Rocks ... full name is Patricia Genevieve Duret ... daughter of Martine and Patrick Duret ... born March 17, 1988, (St. Patrick's Day) in Skokie, Ill. ... hails from the same area and high school as former Notre Dame tight end Jared Clark ... older brother plays soccer for Western Illinois ... avid ice skater ... enjoys painting and drawing ... member of Notre Dame's Undergraduate Women In Business Club ... gradu- ated from the Mendoza College of Business as a marketing major.
Duret's Career Bests
|50 Free||26.49||Ohio State Invite (2009)|
|100 Fly||58.83||BIG EAST (2010)|
|100 Breast||1:06.47||BIG EAST (2010)|
|200 Breast||2:25.27||BIG EAST (2010)|
|200 IM||2:11.79||Hoosierland Invite (2009)|