AS A JUNIOR: Won the 100 breaststroke at the 2001 BIG EAST
Championships... member of Notre Dame's winning 400 medley relay team that set a BIG EAST Championships record (3:41.66) in the process. . .finished fourth in the 200 breaststroke at the BIG EAST Championships... came in first in the 100 breaststroke at the Indiana Invitational. . . won the 1,650 freestyle against Tampa...won the 100 breaststroke against Miami and Purdue ...captured first place as the Irish took the top four spots in the 100 breaststroke against Iowa... finished second in the 200 breaststroke at the Indiana Invitational...runner-up in the 100 breaststroke at the Notre Dame Invitational ... member of the first-place 400 medley relay team at the Notre Dame Invitational...swam on the first place 400 medley relay against Miami... netted 15 top-five finishes and 11 top-two finishes
in Irish dual meet action.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Won the 100 meter breaststroke at the Michigan Last Chance Meet ... tallied two runner-up finishes at the BIG EAST Championships in the 100 and 200 breaststroke ... placed sixth at the BIG EAST meet in the 200 IM ... took first place in the 100 breast vs. Illinois ... placed sixth in the 200 individual medley at the BIG EAST Championships ... helped the Irish upset #8 Michigan and #11 Northwestern with two second-place finishes in the 100 breaststroke ... also finished third
in the 200 breaststroke against the Wolverines and Wildcats ... won three times and finished runner-up three times in the 100 backstroke during the dual-meet season ... placed third in the 200 breaststroke at the Notre Dame Invitational ... recorded 18 top-five finishes during the 1999-2000 season ... qualified for and participated in the 2000 U.S. Olympic Trials ... competed in both the 100- (86th) and 200-meter (101st) breaststroke
at the Trials.
AS A FRESHMAN: Contributed quality finishes as a freshman in '98-'99 ... qualified in both breaststroke events at the NCAA Championships, placing in the top 20 in the preliminaries ... recorded team's second-fastest times in both breaststroke events ... had a good showing at BIG EAST Championships, placing second in 100 and 200 breaststroke and fifth in 200 individual medley ... had three wins in 200 breaststroke including one
at Notre Dame Invitational ... runner-up four times in dual-meet
competition, including one against Michigan and one against defending NCAA champion Stanford in the 200 breaststroke ... recorded fifth-fastest 100 breaststroke time in Notre Dame history (1:02.49) at the BIG EAST meet and then seventh fastest 200 breaststroke time (2:15.55) at the NCAA meet ... had five top-three dual-meet finishes in 100 breaststroke including one
against Michigan and defending NCAA national champion Stanford ... a '98 winner of William "Bucky" O'Connor Scholarship ... senior national qualifier for the Phillips 66 National Championships in Minneapolis, Minn.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA:: Four-year high school All-American at Canterbury High School ... four-year all-state and most valuable swimmer ... team captain ... set the Indiana state record in the 50, 100 and 200 breaststroke ... currently holds the Indiana 100 breaststroke record ... participated in the 100 breaststroke at the 1996 Olympic Trials ... a finalist at the senior nationals in the 100 breaststroke in 1996 ... attended Eagle Camp at the Olympic Training Center in 1996 ... three-year
scholastic All-American and an all-academic team member ... graduated cum laude ... born July 5, 1980, in Fort Wayne, Ind. ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, majoring in anthropology and theology.