Sophomore Frank Dyer helped the Irish 800 free relay team place second and set a school record.

Dyer Cops BIG EAST's Top Weekly Honor

Oct. 25, 2011

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Sophomore Frank Dyer started the 2011-12 season with a fast stroke and has been named the BIG EAST Conference Athlete of the Week for men’s swimming and diving.

Dyer posted a pair of individual victories while competing against Texas Christian, Oakland and Michigan in dual meet action. His NCAA B-cut 200 freestyle time performance of 1:37.92 was the nation’s fastest at the time of the race and currently ranks second.

Dyer is fourth among all NCAA performers in the 100 freestyle (44.57). He is also ninth nationally in the 500 free (4:29.81).

Dyer was also part of the 200 medley relay squad which placed second at the meet with a time of 1:31.46.

Notre Dame placed second at the season-opening Dennis Stark Relays while going 2-1 one day later during dual meets with Texas Christian, Michigan and Oakland at Rolfs Aquatic Center.