Standouts Allison Casareto, Emma Gaboury and Lindsey Streepey are heading to Columbus, Ohio for the three-day competition.
In addition to swimming in her third NCAA Championships, Ryan has participated in the A cappella group Halftime during her four years under the Golden Dome.
The junior earns honor after three individual titles at ACC Championships including an American record in the 200-yard breaststroke.
After 14 titles in the BIG EAST, Notre Dame sets its sights on a new conference championship.
The duo earned women's diver and swimmer of the week, respectively.
2013 NCAA WSD Championships - Day Two
2013 NCAA WSD Championships - Day One
The Irish swimming and diving teams hosted Towson and Harvard this weekend at the Rolfs Aquatic Center.
Notre Dame hosted the Dennis Stark Relays on October 12th in the Rolfs Aquatic Center.
2012 NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships
AS A SENIOR: Completed career sweep of the BIG EAST 3-meter dive event at the conference meet by scoring 329.85 points ... also finished third in the 1-meter dive (297.60) to earn two all-BIG EAST scrolls and secure BIG EAST Women's Most Outstanding Diver honors ... ended career by earning honorable mention All-America honors on the 3-meter board at the NCAA Championships by finishing 12th (330.75) ... also placed 23rd (273.05) in the 1-meter discipline ... totaled a school-record 338.25 points on the 1-meter board to earn first place against Louisville in a dual meet ... won 10 events throughout season between the 1- and 3-meter boards ... a member of the BIG EAST All-Academic team ... earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR:Capped off a sterling season with a 17th place finish (289.50) at the NCAA Championship meet in the 1-meter dive, just missing out on All-America honors by one spot ... also qualified in the 3-meter dive ... became the first diver since 2009 to compete for the Irish on the ultimate collegiate stage ... won the 3-meter dive (313.10) at the BIG EAST Championships for the third year in the row, becoming only the second diver in Irish history (Meghan Perry-Eaton) to achieve such a feat ... also earned All-BIG EAST accolades in the 1-meter dive (280.80), securing third place ... turned in the meet of her life on the brightest dual meet stage against Auburn, posting career bests in both the 1-meter (313.28) and 3-meter (348.53) dives, placing first in both ... took home the gold in a tri-meet against Michigan and Northwestern in the 1-meter dive (313.05) ... earned top honors in the 3-meter dive (342.83) in a dual meet against Michigan State ... won the 1-meter dive (308.80) in a tri-meet against TCU and Oakland ... earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE:Specialized in the 1- and 3-meter dives ... won the BIG EAST 3-meter dive for second year in a row with a score of 337.40, which set a new BIG EAST meet record ... also earned All-BIG EAST accolades in the 1-meter dive (301.60), finishing second ... competed in the 1 and 3-meter dives at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships ... finished 12th in the 3-meter (578.85) and 14th in the 1-meter (532.85) ... won the 3-meter dive (307.55) and placed second in the 1-meter dive (291.80) at the Shamrock Invitational ... won the 1-meter (290.10) and 3-meter (316.73) dives in a dual meet against Utah ... won the 1-meter dive (297.75) in a dual meet versus Ball State ... placed sixth in the 1-meter dive (266.10) and fourth in the 3-meter dive (291.80) at the Hawkeye Invitational ... earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN:Claimed her first BIG EAST title with a gold medal off the 3-meter spring board at the league meet ... her performance of 313.35 points was her second best performance on the year ... also topped out at the 1-meter height at the league meet with a score of 280.85 ... the 1-meter finals performance was over 25 points better than her preliminary session while the 3-meter finals total was greater than 50 points higher than the preliminary session ... top 3-meter performance was recorded at the Hoosierland Invitational with a total of 335.55 points, which was good for a third place finish ... claimed three top three finishes on the dual meet season, two of which were at the 3-meter height ... dove to a ninth place finish at the NCAA Zone Championships ... earned a monogram.
THE CHIANG FILE:Four-year letter winner at Fairport (N.Y.) under head coach Dave Saimon ... four- time conference champion ... team captain during senior season ... earned All-America honors in each of her four varsity seasons ... set school, area and New York's Section 5 record for six and 11 dives (1-meter) ... placed fifth on the 1-meter at Junior Nationals ... member of National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society ... daughter of Alice and Joe Chiang ... born in Rochester, N.Y. ... has one sister, Tiffany ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in finance ... named to the Dean's List twice during college career.
Chiang's Career Bests
|1-Meter (6)||338.25||(Louisville, 2012- ND Record)|
|3-Meter (6)||348.53||(Auburn, 2011)|
|Platform (5)||188.00||(BIG EAST, 2013)|