The Notre Dame Women's Swimming and Diving team came first in 13 events in the meet against Ball State on February 5th.
AS A SENIOR (2010-11): Concluded her Irish career with three top four finishes (two individual, one relay) at the BIG EAST Championships ... the relay performance was a school recording breaking showing of 3:35.89 in the 400 medley relay ... the two individual races encompassed the 100 fly (4th place - 54.47) and the 200 fly (4th place - 2:00.01) ... the 100 fly performance was a career-best time ... added a 10th-place finish in the 100 back in 55.84, which was another career best time ... registered the top five 200 fly and two of the top five 100 fly season times in her senior year ... leaves Notre Dame as the record holder in the 200 fly and the 400 medley relay top season time in the 200 free (1:56.62) came against Michigan State... was named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star for the second consecutive year.
AS A JUNIOR (2009-10): Continued her dominance in the 200 fly in her junior season, taking third at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 1:59.22 ... her performance was an NCAA B-cut ... recorded a personal record in the preliminary session of the 100 fly at the league meet with an NCAA B-cut time of 54.41 ... touched the pad in eighth place in the 100 back in a time of 56.08 at the league championship meet ... swam the seven fastest 200 fly times for the Irish during the season and claimed three of the top 10 times in the 100 fly over that same span... amassed 10 top three finishes during the dual meet season and never finished outside the top three in any fly event in the dual meet format ... swept the fly events against Purdue and recorded a first and second place finish in the fly events against Michigan, Northwestern and league foe Louisville ... took home silver in both of the fly events at the Hoosierland Invitational ... tried her luck at the 200 IM at the Hoosierland Invitational and finished in a time of 2:09.20.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2008-09): Took the league by storm with a 1:57.72 in the 200 fly to set a school record while claiming a BIG EAST title in the event at the conference meet ... achieved a career-best in the finals of the 100 fly (54.88) to place seventh ... went a season-best 1:53.92 in the 200 free at the meet ... the top-seeded swimmer in the 200 fly heading into the BIG EAST Championships after going 2:00.73 during a tri-meet with Northwestern and Toledo ... had a top regular-season time of 55.33 in the 100 fly at Louisville ... competed in the 200 fly at World Championship Trials ... qualified for the event after going 2:20.93 in the 200 fly (long course meters) at the Volunteer Senior Invitational in Knoxville, Tenn., and in doing so set a new meet record.
AS A FRESHMAN (2007-08): Swam the 200 fly at the U.S. Olympic Trials ... shouldered a sizable load for the Irish throughout the regular season ... peaked with the BIG EAST Conference title in the 200 fly ... placed third in the 100 fly for an all-BIG EAST honor ... checked in at 1:52.79 in the 200 free in the preliminary round of the conference meet ... next fastest time in the 200 free came during the Shamrock Invitational (1:55.85) ... swam the 500 free in 5:09.02 at the Husky Invitational ... recorded a time of 55.37 in the 100 fly at the BIG EAST Championships after clocking in at 56.18 in the preliminary round ... her final time was nearly three seconds quicker than what she registered against Minnesota (58.31) earlier in the season ... whisked through the pack with a mark of 1:59.37 in the finals of the 200 fly at the league meet ... her previous best of the season was a 2:01.09 against Minnesota ... tried her hand in the 200 IM (2:17.12) at the Irish Invitational.
THE CASEY FILE: Nine-time All-American ... three-time All-American in the 200 free, two-time All-American in the 500 free, one-time All-American in the 100 fly, one-time All-American in the 200 free relay and one-time All-American in 400 free relay ... was a conference champion, regional champion and Florida state champion all four years in high school ... went undefeated through prep career ... captain of her high school team her senior year ... born on July 21, 1989, in Red Bank, N.J. ... daughter of Ann and Donald Casey ... her father and her uncle, Brian Casey, were members of the Notre Dame men's swim team ... has two siblings ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in marketing.
Casey's Career Bests
|100 Free||54.31||Northwestern (2010)|
|200 Free||1:52.79||BIG EAST (2008)|
|100 Back||55.67||BIG EAST (2011)|
|100 Fly||54.18||BIG EAST (2011)|
|200 Fly||1:57.72||BIG EAST (2009)|
|200 IM||2:09.20||Hoosierland Invite (2009)|