Tim Welsh Classic – Notre Dame Fighting Irish – Official Athletics Site


List of Our Lady (PDF)


Teams: Ohio State and Akron (Women)
Appointment: From Friday 21 January to Saturday 22 January
Times: 10 a.m. ET Friday, 5 p.m. ET Friday and 11:15 a.m. Saturday
Location: Rolfs Aquatic Center | South curve, IN
Admission: FREE
Live Score: Swimming Live Score (Also available on Meet Mobile)
REMARK: All fans, regardless of vaccination status, must wear a mask inside the Rolfs Aquatic Center. The only exception will be if they are eating or drinking.


Friday morning
#1 Women’s 200 freestyle relay
#2 Men’s 200 freestyle relay
10 minute break
#3 Women 500 free
#4 Men 500 free
#5 Women 200 IM
#6 Men 200 IM
#7 Women 50 free
#8 Men 50 free
15 minute break
#9 Women’s 400m medley relay
#10 Men’s 400m Medley Relay

Friday night
#11 Women’s 200 medley relay
#12 Men’s 200m medley relay
10 minute break
#13 Women 400 IM
#14 Men 400 IM
#15 Women 100 Butterfly
#16 Men 100 Butterfly
#17 Women 200 free
#18 Men 200 free
#19 Women’s 100 Breaststroke
#20 Men’s 100 Breaststroke
#21 Women’s 100m Backstroke
#22 Men’s 100m Backstroke
15 minute break
#23 Women’s 3 Meter Diving
#24 Diving 1 meter men
#25 Women’s 800 freestyle relay
#26 Men’s 800 freestyle relay

#27 Women’s 1650 Freestyle
#28 Men 1650 Free Style
#29 Women’s 200m Backstroke
#30 Men 200m Backstroke
#31 Women 100 free
#32 Men 100 free
#33 Women’s 200 Breaststroke
#34 Men’s 200 Breaststroke
#35 Women 200 Butterfly
#36 Men 200 Butterfly
15 minute break
#37 Diving 1 meter women
#38 Men’s 3 Meter Diving
#39 Women’s 400 Freestyle Relay
#40 Men’s 400m Freestyle Relay


Notre Dame’s swim and dive team performed well in their last meet of the fall semester. Both the men’s team and the 21st-ranked women’s team finished fourth out of 10 teams at the Ohio State Invitational in Columbus.

Senior skip Josh Bottelberghe had an incredible weekend setting two school records in the 100 and 200 breaststroke. Bottelberghe started Friday morning breaking the 100 breaststroke record (52.00) with the second best time in the preliminaries. Later that night, he broke his record with a time of 51.88, good for an NCAA Cup B and a second-place finish in the A Final.

The next day, Bottelberghe broke his previous school record in the 200m breaststroke in the finals. He finished with an NCAA B Cut time of 1:52.44 and finished first in the A Finals. It was his second victory of the weekend as he claimed first place in the 50 free Thursday night with a record 20.16 staff.

On the women’s side, senior Luciana Thomas led the way with three B cup times for the competition. Her best result came in the 200 butterfly when she finished third in the A final with a time of 1:56.30. His other two NCAA B cut times came in the A final of the 500 free (4:45.60) and 400 IM (4:12.03).

In the diving pit, Kelly Straub and Calie Brady led the way for the Irish. Straub qualified for the finals in both the 3-meter and 1-meter diving events while finishing in the Top 5 in platform diving. Her best result of the weekend came in the 3-metre dive, when she finished third with a final score of 299.65. In the platform diving event, Straub finished fourth with a final score of 247.00. In the 3m dive final, she placed seventh with a score of 324.20. Brady finished one place ahead of Straub, finishing sixth in the 3-metre event with a 332.30, his highest score in the event so far this season. On the men’s side, David Petrison was the best finisher of the weekend. He placed 14th in platform diving with a score of 300.55. Petrison’s score qualified him for the NCAA Zone meet for the platform event.

Freshman Chris Guiliano also tied Thomas’ mark with three B cup times. His best result of the meet came in the 100 freestyle when he finished fifth in the A final with a 42.99, the fifth fastest time in program history. He also finished fifth in the 200 freestyle A final with a time of 1:35.95. His last B cup time came in the A 50 free final. He swam in 19.62, good for the fourth best time in school history.

A number of Irishmen won several NCAA B cup times during the competition, including Tyler Christianson (200 and 400 IM), Coleen Gillilan (100 vol and 200 IM), Sean Faikish (200 breaststroke and 400 IM), Megan Deuel (100 and 200 IM). fly), Cason Wilburn (100 fly and 100 free) and Ellie Jew (100 and 200 breast). Liam Hutchinson (500 free), Ana Herceg (200 free), Elizabeth Fry (100 chest), Madelyn Christman (100 back), Maggie Graves (1650 free), Josh Brown (1650 free), Hugo Thomas (1650 free), Max Miranda (200 butterfly) and Zach Smith (200 butterfly) also recorded B Cut times during the competition.

Junior Cason Wilburn’s time in the 100 butterfly prelims (46.44) was the fourth best in program history. Rookie Ana Herceg posted the seventh best time in program history in the 200 free preliminaries (1:46.83). Fellow freshman Madelyn Christman finished third in the 100 backstroke A final with a time of 52.74, the third best in program history. Maggie Graves posted a time of 16:23.78 in the 1650 free, fourth best in school history. Sydney Whiting placed first in the B final of the 100 freestyle with a B Cut time of 49.40, good for eighth fastest in program history.



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