The Irish swimming and diving teams hosted Towson and Harvard this weekend at the Rolfs Aquatic Center.
AS A JUNIOR (2014-15): Continued to show improvement throughout junior campaign, before injury ended year in late January … opened campaign with a pair of second-place finishes against Michigan State … went 59.99 in the 100 back and 2:09.57 in the 200 back to claim the silver in both events … best times included 59.04 in the 100 back (Texas Invitational), 2:04.88 in the 200 back (Texas) and 2:08.62 in the 200 IM (Texas).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14):Saw action in free, back, breast, fly, IM and free relay events in her second season with the Irish ... finished in 12th place out of 132 swimmers in the 200 back and 11th out of 121 swimmers in the 200 IM against Auburn/Indiana ... swam a career-best time in 100 back (58.15), 200 back (2:03.19) and the 100 breast (1:06.59) at the Hawkeye Invitational.
AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13):Versatile swimmer who saw action in free, back, breast and IM events during freshman campaign with the Irish ... secured the bronze in 100 breast at the Shamrock Invitational ... part of the 400 free relay team that brought home the gold against Pittsburgh ... swam season-best time in 200 breast (2:25.19) against Purdue, placing fifth in the event.
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL:Graduated from Northwest Catholic (Conn.) in the spring of 2012 ... swam for West Harford Aquatic team since the age of seven due to the absence of a school swimming program ... regularly qualified for the CT Zones team, an all-star team that competes in regional meets ... has won a multitude of state championships over the past four years ... participated in the USA Swimming's Short Course Junior National Championship on several occasions ... three-time finalist at national meets in Irvine, California and Orlando, Florida ... nearly earned a spot at the Olympic Trials in the 100m breast ... was a member of the National Honor Society ... full name is Sydney Christine Golic ... born in Orlando, Florida to Mike and Christine Golic ... daughter of former Notre Dame and NFL football player Mike Golic (`85), sister to former football players Mike Golic Jr. (`12) and Jake Golic (`13) and niece to former football player and wrestler Bob Golic (`77) ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters and is majoring in film, television and theatre.