Dec. 6, 2014
IOWA CITY, Iowa – The University of Notre Dame women’s diving squad continued its dominating weekend at the Hawkeye Invitational Saturday afternoon, as the Irish swept the 3-meter dive behind senior Allison Casareto’s second-straight victory.
Casareto, who convincingly won the 1-meter Friday, scored 328.65 points to beat out teammate Lindsey Steepey by just under four points (324.95). Rounding out the podium sweep for the Irish was junior Emma Gaboury, who totaled 318.25 points.
Through two days, Casareto has a pair of victories, Streepey has two runner-up finishes and Gaboury has a third and fourth-place showing.
Swimming Closes Out Strong Meet With Impressive Saturday
Senior Courtney Whyte claimed fifth in the 200 fly in NCAA B cut time of 1:58.46.
AUSTIN, Texas – The University of Notre Dame women’s swimming team wrapped up an impressive week at the Texas Invitational Saturday, as the Irish racked up six NCAA B cuts in the evening session and turned in eight top-12 finishes.
In the first race of the final session, freshman Molly Treble secured 12th place in the 1,650 free by touching the pad in 16:52.61.
Following the 1,650, the Irish started to rack up NCAA B cuts, starting with sophomore Katie Miller in the 200 back, who clocked a 1:58.61 to finish 12th.
In the only A finals swim of the night, senior Courtney Whyte had the best showing of the weekend for the Irish, as the Lafayette, California native took fifth in an NCAA B cut time of 1:58.46.
NCAA B Cuts
Catherine Galletti: 100 Fly, 100 Back
Catherine Mulquin: 50 Free, 100 Free, 100 Back
Courtney Whyte: 100 Fly, 200 Fly, 100 Back
Katie Miller: 100 Back, 200 Back
Sherri McIntee: 200 Breast
Genevieve Bradford: 200 Breast
Bridget Casey: 200 Fly
–Russell Dorn, Assistant Media Relations Director