March 19, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas – Senior Samantha Maxwell penned the final chapter of her astounding Notre Dame career Saturday during the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships at the University of Texas’ Jamail Swimming Center. Maxwell logged a top 40 finish in the 200 breast (2:12.97) while making her fourth NCAA appearance in as many seasons.
Maxwell, the school recordholder in the 100 and 200 breast events, was the 2010 BIG EAST Conference Swimmer of the Year and earned a trio of All-American honors throughout her career.
The promising future of sophomore Kim Holden continued to blossom during her first appearance at the NCAAs, as she went 1:55.76 in the 200 back during the day’s preliminary session.