March 16, 2018
by Tony Jones
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The University of Notre Dame women’s swimming and diving team wrapped up competition in three different events on the third day of the 2018 NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships on Friday at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion.
Racing in preliminary heats of the 200 freestyle, Abbie Dolan clocked in with a time of 1:46.12 to finish in 35th place. Dolan previously set the Notre Dame program record in the event in 2017.
A pair of Notre Dame athletes competed in the prelims of the 100 backstroke during morning racing. Carly Quast earned a share of 30th place with a time of :52.94. Alice Treuth clocked a time of 53.53 to finish in 39th place.
Erin Isola made her first career 3-meter NCAA Championships appearance during Friday afternoon diving trials. Isola scored a 34th-place finish with a final score of 286.10 points.
The fourth and final day of the 2018 NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships is set to begin at 10 a.m. (ET) on Saturday at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion. Alice Treuth will swim in the preliminary heats of the 200 backstroke for Notre Dame, while Abbie Dolan will compete in the 100 freestyle during the morning prelims. The 400 freestyle relay lineup of Dolan, Lauren Heller, Carly Quast and Sofia Revilak will round out the morning event schedule. Lindsay Stone is set to take the pool in the 1650 freestyle during early afternoon trials for the mile.
Tony Jones, athletics communications assistant director at the University of Notre Dame, has been part of the Fighting Irish athletics communications team since 2012 and coordinates all media efforts for the Notre Dame softball, men’s soccer and swimming and diving programs. A native of Jamestown, New York, Jones is a 2011 graduate of St. Bonaventure University, and prior to arriving at Notre Dame held positions at the University of Louisiana Monroe and with the National Football League’s Buffalo Bills.