Awards & HonorsCo-Captain (2004-05)
All-BIG EAST (2004-200 breast)
One of the top breaststrokers in school history will serve as one of the team's co-captains in 2004-05 ... ranks as the third-fastest Irish swimmer ever in the 200 breast (career-best 2:17.82) ... also ranks seventh all-time in the 100 breast (1:04.51) and 14th in the 200 individual medley (2:06.55) ... all-BIG EAST honoree in the 200 breast posted NCAA "B" cut in 2004 ... a key to Notre Dame's breaststroke fortunes ... brings creative mindset to team leadership ... had a great summer of training ... will be able to concentrate more on the 200 breast in final season, due to increased Irish depth ... carries a 3.43 cumulative grade-point average ... team's representative to Notre Dame's Student-Athlete Advisory Council for second year in a row ... three-time monogram winner.
AS A JUNIOR: All-conference performer in the 200 breaststroke notched an NCAA "B" cut of 2:18.22 ... in addition to being team leader in that race, ranked second on Irish in 100 breast (1:04.51) ... reached championship final in both races at BIG EAST Championships, scoring 28 points ... moved up six spots from seeding to finish third in the longer race to earn all-league honors, while taking seventh in the 100 after being seeded 15th ... took 19th in the 200 IM with career-best 2:06.55.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed at the 2003 BIG EAST Championships, swimming in the consolation championship of the 100 and 200 breaststroke ... finished 11th in the 200 breaststroke ... ranked third on the Irish in the 100 breaststroke (1:05.81) and fourth in the 200 breaststroke (2:21.29) ... placed fourth as the Irish took second, third and fourth in the 100 breaststroke versus Michigan ... was also fourth in the 200 breast ... swam the breaststroke leg of the winning 400 medley relay against Bowling Green, Louisville and Saint Louis ... won the 200 breaststroke in dual meet against Michigan State, just touching ahead of teammate Courtney Choura ... was third as Notre Dame finished 1-2-3 against Indiana in the 100 breaststroke.
AS A FRESHMAN: Contributed in the sprint freestyle races and in the breaststroke events as a freshman ... also competed in the 200 individual medley at the BIG EAST meet ... swam her best times of the season at the BIG EAST meet ... was fourth at the BIG EAST Championships in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:17.82 just missing all-BIG EAST honors ... placed 13th in the 100 breaststroke at 1:04.98 ... also swam 2:07.30 in the 200 IM ... posted second-best 200 breaststroke time and third-fastest 100 breaststroke time on the 2001-02 roster.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Honorable mention All-American in 100-yard freestyle in 2001 ... earned All-America honors as a sophomore, junior and a senior ... four-year letterwinner at the Trinity School ... set the Eastern Zone meet record for 15-18 year-old girls in the 50 and 100 freestyle events ... set Trinity School record in the 50, 100, 200 and 500 freestyle, as well as the 100 breaststroke and the 200 individual medley ... father John played baseball at Yale ... older of two daughters ... born March 27, 1983 in New York, N.Y. ... three times named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... carries 3.43 cumulative grade-point average ... named to Dean's List in fall 2003 ... team's representative to Notre Dame's Student-Athlete Advisory Council in 2003-04 and 2004-05 ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters as a design major.