UND Roster

2006-07 Swimming and Diving Roster

Alan Carter


Height 6'1''
Weight 175 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Bethel Park, PA
High School Bethel Park

Bio • Career Bests Another prolific cog in Notre Dame’s powerful backstroke unit … three-time monogram winner … ranks fourth all-time in the 100-yard back (50.29) and fifth in the 200 back (1:49.54) and eighth in the 200 IM (1:52.03) … talented and able to persevere … nine-time first-team prep All-American … swam the 800-meter freestyle as a member of the Irish Aquatics Swim Club at the 2005 ConcoPhillips Swimming National Championships … finished 12th in the 100- meter back at 2004 USA Swimming Summer National Championships, representing Pittsburgh-area Jewish Community Center. AS A JUNIOR
Clocked BIG EAST ‘A’ times in the 100 back (50.95), 200 back (1:52.52) and 200 IM (1:52.55) … all of those marks were registered at the BIG EAST Championships … placed 10th in the 100 back, with his top time of 50.95 coming during prelims … was 17th in the 200 back … claimed a 14th-place showing in the 200 IM at the conference meet … his preliminary time of 1:52.52 was a season-best … third on the team in the 100 back … notched two victories during the season as part of the 400- yard medley relay team … wins came in dual meets against Pittsburgh and Evansville … earned a monogram. AS A SOPHOMORE
Clocked BIG EAST ‘A’ cuts in the 100-back (50.29), 200-back (1:49.54) and the 200-IM (1:52.03) … all three of those times were achieved at the Notre Dame Invitational … also swam a BIG EAST ‘B’ cut in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 47.06 at the Notre Dame Invitational … tallied 213 total points on the season (141 individual, 72 relay), which ranked him ninth on the team … swam on three relay teams that notched victories … placed second behind teammate Doug Bauman by one-tenth of a second in the 200-back at the Notre Dame Invitational … fifth in that event at the BIG EAST Championships … placed 13th in the 200-IM at the conference meet … swam the team’s third-fastest 100-back and 200-back times … fourth-fastest in the 200- IM and fifth-fastest mark in the 100-free. AS A FRESHMAN
Ranked among Notre Dame’s top six in five different events: second in 100 back (50.59), fourth in 200 back (1:50.90), fifth in 200 IM (1:52.30), and sixth in 50 free (21.53) and 100 free (46.71) … turned in three of the top six Irish times in the 100 back … scored 224.5 points, including 146.5 in individual competition … had 22 in the BIG EAST meet … scored in all three of his events, ending up seventh in the 100 back, 10th in the 200 back, and 14th in the 200 IM … finaled in three events at the Notre Dame Invitational, taking third in the 100 back, fifth in the 200 back, and sixth in the 200 IM … was seeded in the top eight in his three major events heading into the conference meet … took part in three relays that set meet records at the Dennis Stark Relays: 400 medley (3:29.84), 400 free (3:09.34), and 400 back (3:29.41). HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA
A nine-time first-team All-American in high school at Bethel Park while also earning four letters … ranked 15th nationally in 100 backstroke … set district and school records in the 100 backstroke and 200 individual medley … placed second and third in the 100 freestyle and 100 backstroke at state meet in his senior season … took second in the 100 backstroke at the state meet the previous year, while also finishing third in the 100 freestyle … placed second as a sophomore at state championships in the 200 individual medley … won 100 freestyle at ’03 district meet and was a member of 200 medley relay team that also finished first … placed first in 100 backstroke, 100 freestyle, and 400 freestyle at ’02 district meet … also won 100 backstroke and 200 individual medley events at ’01 district meet … attended US National Select Camp in 1999 … sister Emily is a junior on the Stanford women’s swimming and diving team … youngest of two children … born March 2, 1985, in Pittsburgh, Pa. … son of Margaret and Robert Carter … enrolled in the College of Engineering as a civil engineering major.

`04 BE `05 BE `06 BE School Rank
100 Back 50.29 • `04 ND Invit. 7th 8th 10th 4th
200 Back 1:49.54 • `04 ND Invit. 10th 5th 17th 5th
200 IM 1:52.03 • `04 ND Invit. 14th 13th 14th 8th