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Irish Men's And Women's Diving Unveils Signings

Dec. 1, 2017

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – University of Notre Dame men’s and women’s head diving coach Caiming Xie has officially announced two signees as future members of the Irish diving team.

Austin Flaute (Centerville, Ohio) and Annie Wiese (Carmel, Indiana) join 13 swimming peers who recently signed on to join the Notre Dame swimming and diving program. Both prep athletes will be eligible to compete for the Irish during the 2018-19 academic year.

Austin Flaute

Centerville, Ohio
Centerville High School
WTRC Dive Team
Parents: Greg
Intended Major: Civil Engineering

Events: 1-Meter and 3-Meter
2017 1-Meter Dive: 493.95 Points (11 dives)
2017 3-Meter Dive: 428.50 Points (11 dives)

2017 USA Junior National Championship 1-Meter Finalist
2017 USA Junior National Championship 3-Meter Quarterfinalist

Coach Xie on Austin Flaute…
“We are glad to have signed Austin to Notre Dame. Austin is fantastic and an enthusiastic young man who is ready for the hard work, and is willing to learn new techniques and new dives to maximize his personal potential. Austin joining Notre Dame swimming and diving team gives us a fresh power. He will be an elite Irish diver who can compete and score at the ACC/NCAA level. Austin feels Notre Dame fits his academic and athletic needs and Notre Dame will give him a great opportunity in the future.”

Annie Wiese

Carmel, Indiana
Indiana Connections Academy
Dominion Dive Club
Parents: Ted and Wendy
Intended Major: International Relations

Events: 1-Meter, 3-Meter and Platform
2017 1-Meter Dive: 390.05 Points (10 dives)
2017 3-Meter Dive: 442.30 Points (10 dives)
2016 Platform Dive: 332.45 Points (9 dives)

2017 USA Junior National Championship 1-meter Quarterfinalist
2017 USA Junior National Championship 3-meter Semifinalist

Coach Xie on Annie Wiese…
“We are excited to have Annie and her family back at Notre Dame. Annie is a talented, well-developed diver and will continue to improve. She will be good addition to our program. Annie’s mom is a graduate of Notre Dame, and Annie loves Notre Dame and feels that it fits her personality as far as academics and athletics. She thinks Notre Dame will be the best academic and diving program for her college career. Annie will contribute to our points at the ACC/NCAA level. I am looking forward to coaching her in the next four years.”