The Men and Women of the Fighting Irish Swimming and Diving teams hosted Iowa and Ohio State this weekend.
AS A JUNIOR: Continued to specialize in the breaststroke and individual medley events ... earned five NCAA B-cut performances over the season (three in the 100 breast and two in the 200 breast) ... collected two top-nine finishes at the 2013 BIG EAST Championships, which included an eighth-place showing in the 100 breast (1:02.77) and a ninth-place finish in the 200 breast (2:13.93) ... the 200 breast showing was a season-best time ... touched the pad in a career-best 1:02.00 at the Ohio State Invitational and claimed seventh in the event ... was victorious in both the 100 and 200 breast at the Shamrock Invitational with times of 1:02.22 and 2:14.05, respectively ... other top-three finishes over the course of the dual meet slate included a first-place performance in the 100 breast at Pittsburgh, a second-place showing in the 200 breast at Pittsburgh and third-place finishes against Louisville (100 breast) and in a tri-meet against Michigan and Northwestern (200 breast) ... was a member of the victorious 200 medley relay at the Shamrock Invitational and the Dennis Stark Relay and the 400 medley relay at the Shamrock Invitational ... earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Swam primarily in the breaststroke and individual medley disciplines ... competed in the 100 breast (1:03.13), 200 breast (2:14.35), and 200 IM (2:06.39) at the BIG EAST Championships ... set a career-best and earned a NCAA B-cut in the 200 breast (2:13.05) en route to placing third overall at the Ohio State Invitational ... at the same meet, also set a career best in the 200 IM with the time of 2:05.98 ... season-best time in the 100 breaststroke (1:03.05) also came at the Ohio State Invitational ... took first place honors in the 200 breast against Purdue ... hit the wall first in the 200 IM and 100 breast in the dual meet against Pittsburgh ... aided the 400 medley relay to gold against Michigan State ... competed at the U.S. Olympic Trials, finishing 82nd in the 200 breast at the long course meet ... earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Specialized in the 100 and 200 breaststroke and the 200 individual medley ... competed in all three at the BIG EAST Championships, setting season bests in each with times of 1:02.07 in the 100 breast, 2:14.63 in the 200 breast and 2:07.86 in the 200 IM ... finished fourth in the 100 breast, finishing in a NCAA B-cut qualifying time (1:02.07) ... won the C-final at the U.S. Short Course Nationals in the 200 breast in 2:14.95 ... swam the 100 fly in 1:00.13 at the Shamrock Invitational ... claimed second in the 100 breaststroke (1:07.36) in a dual meet versus Michigan State ... also placed second in the 100 (1:04.78) and 200 (2:17.15) breaststroke events in a dual meet versus Utah ... took third in the 200 breast (2:20.65) in a dual meet versus Purdue ... finished in seventh place in the 100 breast C-final (1:02.54) at the U.S. Short Course Nationals ... earned a monogram.
THE STAUDER FILE: In-state product who swam for Carmel High School (Ind.) ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in IT management.