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 freestyle events ... competed at the BIG EAST Championships in 50 free, 100 free and 200 free... placed third in the 100 free and fourth in the 200 free against Toledo ... also aided the 400 medley relay team that brought home the gold at the Shamrock Invitational ... a member of the BIG EAST All-Academic team ... earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE:Recorded a strong season in the freestyle and individual medley events ... swam to career-best times at the BIG EAST Championships in the 50 free (23.83), 100 free (51.82), and 200 IM (2:05.20) ... notched season-best times at the Ohio State Invitational in the 100 breast (1:08.35) and 200 breast (2:26.57) ... took third in the 100 free in dual meet action against Michigan State ... assisted the 400 free relay in capturing second against Auburn ... swam on the 200 medley relay that took third against Ball State ... earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN:Specialized in the 100 freestyle, 100 breast and 200 individual medleys, competing in all three at the BIG EAST Championships, and recording season bests in all three ... also competed in the 50 and 200 free, 200 breast and 400 IM ... times at the BIG EAST Championships include 51.93 in the 100 free, 1:05.88 in the 100 breast and 2:06.54 in the 200 IM ... claimed second in the 400 IM (4:35.28) in a dual meet versus Michigan State ... placed third in the 50 free (23.94) and second in the 100 free (53.13) in a dual meet versus Ball State ... earned a monogram.
THE MASCIANTONIO FILE:Swam four years at Emmaus High School (Pa.) ... one of the state's top swimmers as a senior ... three-time individual state champ ... graduated as the state record holder in the 200 IM ... 16-time All-American ... three-time MVP award ... held for school records at time of graduation ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in marketing.