The Irish played host to Iowa in the annual Shamrock Invitational Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, 2014.
AS A JUNIOR (2013-14): Competed in the distance events as a freestyle swimmer ... notched two first place finishes in the 500 free (5:05.75) and the 1,000 free (10:26.83) in head-to-head competition against Cleveland State ... also earned a first place finish in the 1,650 free against Valparaiso (17:30.84) ... selected to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012-13): Specialized in the distance events as a freestyle swimmer ... competed in the 200 free, 500 free and 1,650 free in the BIG EAST Championships ... set season-best times in three events at the Ohio State Invite with 1:53.21 in the 200 free, 4:59 in the 500 free and 16:56.53 in the 1,650 free ... a member of the BIG EAST All-Academic team ... earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12): Freestyle swimmer who competed in the distance events ... competed individually at the BIG EAST Championships in the 200 free, 500 free and 1,650 free ... set season-best times in all three events at the Ohio State Invitational, recording a time of 1:52.24 in the 200 free, 4:54.73 in the 500 free, and a team-best time of 16:46.61 while earning second place in the 1,650 free ... recorded a personal-best and the team's second-best time in the 1,000 free, swimming to a silver medal against Pittsburgh in 10:17.47 ... snared third place in the 500 free against Auburn ... earned a monogram.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Bishop Feehan High School (Mass.) in the spring of 2011 ... lettered all four years, specializing the freestyle stroke ... won the Massachusetts state title in the 200 free twice and the 500 free in 2010 ... also helped 200 and 400 free relay teams to state titles in 2009 ... helped high school team win a state title in 2009 ... held the Massachusetts state meet record in the 500 free and five school records at the time of graduation ... earned a national ranking and All-America honors in the 500 free as a senior ... earned conference, sectional and regional championships throughout career ... named all-state three years in a row ... named a team captain as a senior ... named to the All-Scholastic team by the Boston Globe for three years ... swam for the Crimson Aquatics club team ... was a short course national qualifier ... placed 10th in the 1,650 at the 2010 Junior Nationals ... also placed fourth in the 800 free relay at the same meet ... born to Ken and Julie Foley in Boston, Mass ... has a younger sister, Meghan, and a younger brother, Brendan ... participated in several honor societies including the National, French, Science, English, Math, Latin and History Honor Societies ... was secretary for the Science Honor Society, president for the Math Honor Society and secretary for the History Honor Society ... also volunteered with the Special Olympics ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters and is majoring in psychology with a supplementary major in Arts & Letters pre-health.