Senior Katie Carroll was named the Monogram Club Team MVP at the annual awards banquet

Katie Carroll An Honorable Mention All-American In The 200 Butterfly

March 10, 2007

Final Stats

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Senior Katie Carroll (Toledo, Ohio/Notre Dame Academy) completed her Irish swimming career by capturing the fourth honorable mention All-American honor of her career on the final day of the 2007 NCAA Championships. The 19th-ranked University of Notre Dame women’s swimming and diving team competed in a total of three events on Saturday, March 10, in Minneapolis, Minn. in its final event of the 2006-07 season.

Carroll started her afternoon by finishing 11th (1:57.58) in preliminaries of the 200-yard butterfly. The time was a school record in the event topping Lisa Garcia’s 2002 time of 1:58.39. Carroll would finish 12th (1:58.10) in the consolation finals to capture the fourth honor mention All-American honor of her career.

Irish sophomore Christa Riggins (Phoenix, Ariz./Sunnyslope) finished 59th (50.75) in the 100-yard freestyle.

Fellow sophomore Claire Hutchinson (Baltimore, Md./McDonogh) placed 35th (16:36.22) in the 1,650-yard freestyle.

The Irish 400-yard freestyle relay team of freshman Megan Farrell (Hopkinton, Mass./Mass./Hopkinton), Carroll, Riggins and Rebecca Grove (Yorktown Heights, N.Y./Yorktown) finished 20th (3:22.22) in the final event of the evening.

The Irish as a team finished in 27th place with 25 total points.

Notre Dame’s NCAA Swimming Championship Event Finishers

50-yard freestyle
58. Rebecca Grove 23.38
62. Christa Riggins 23.43

200-yard IM
22. Katie Carroll 2:00.09
63 Megan Farrell 2:04.14
65. Julia Quinn 2:04.71

400-yard IM
7. Katie Carroll 4:12.37 (All-American)

100-yard freestyle
59. Christa Riggins 50.75
63. Rebecca Grove 50.92

200-yard freestyle
34. Christa Riggins 1:48.46
59. Megan Farrell 1:49.99
67. Ellen Johnson 1:50.77

500-yard freestyle
52. Claire Hutchinson 4:52.35
53. Ellen Johnson 4:52.57

1,650-yard freestyle
35. Claire Hutchinson 16:36.22

200-yard butterfly
12. Katie Carroll 1:58.10 (HM-All American)

100-yard breaststroke
32. Julia Quinn 1:03.16

100-yard backstroke
44. Caroline Johnson 56.52

200-yard freestyle relay
23. Notre Dame 1:32.70
Caroline Johnson, Christa Riggins, Katie Carroll, Rebecca Grove

400-yard freestyle relay
20. Notre Dame 3:22.22
Megan Farrell, Katie Carroll, Christa Riggins, Rebecca Grove

800-yard freestyle relay
13. Notre Dame 7:14.91
Christa Riggins, Katie Carroll, Megan Farrell, Ellen Johnson

400-yard medley relay
20. Notre Dame 3:44.21
Caroline Johnson, Julia Quinn, Katie Carroll, Christa Riggins

Breakdown of Notre Dame Finishers By Athlete

Katie Carroll 200-butterfly (P-11th, 1:57.98; F-12th, 1:58.10)
200-yard IM (22nd, 2:00.09)
400-yard IM (P-7th, 4:12.02; F-7th, 4:12.37)
200-yard freestyle relay (23rd, 1:32.70)
400-yard freestyle relay (20th, 3:22.22)
800-yard freestyle relay (13th, 7:14.91)
400-yard medley relay (20th, 3:44.21)

Megan Farrell
200-yard IM (63rd, 2:04.14)
200-yard freestyle (67th, 1:50.77)
400-yard freestyle relay (20th, 3:22.22)
800-freestyle relay (13th, 7:14.91)

Rebecca Grove
50-yard freestyle (58th, 23.38)
100-yard freestyle (63rd, 50.92)
200-yard freestyle relay (23rd, 1:32.70)
400-yard freestyle relay (20th, 3:22.22)

Claire Hutchinson
500-yard freestyle (52nd, 4:52.35)
1,650-yard freestyle (35th, 16:36.22)

Caroline Johnson
100-yard backstroke (44th, 56.52)
200-yard freestyle relay (23rd, 1:32.70)
400-yard medley relay (20th, 3:44.21)

Ellen Johnson
200-yard freestyle (59th, 1:49.99)
500-yard freestyle (53rd, 4:52.57)
800-yard freestyle relay (20th, 3:22.22)

Julia Quinn
200-yard IM (65th, 2:04.71)
100-yard breaststroke (32nd, 1:03.16)
400-yard medley relay (20th, 3:44.21)

Christa Riggins
50-yard freestyle (62nd, 23.43)
100-yard freestyle (59th, 50.75)
200-yard freestyle (34th, 1:48.46)
200-yard freestyle relay (23rd, 1:32.70)
400-yard freestyle relay (20th, 3:22.22)
800-yard freestyle relay (13th, 7:14.91)
400-yard medley relay (20th, 3:44.21)