UND Roster

2015-16 Swimming and Diving Roster

Christine Stitcher


Height 5'3''
Class Junior
Hometown Highland Park, IL
High School Deerfield

AS A JUNIOR (2015-16): Dove consistently throughout third season with the Irish … began the year at Dennis Stark Relays, taking first in the 1-meter relay competition (511.40 combined score, 243.15 individual) and finishing second in the 3-meter synchronized diving event (196.45) … against Michigan State, scored exhibition marks of 199.80 in 1-meter and 241.28 in 3-meter … at Purdue against the Boilermakers and Ohio State, finished eighth in 3-meter (223.85) and 11th in 1-meter (232.90) … at Virginia Tech, scored 201.65 in 1-meter and 252.50 in 3-meter … at Purdue Invitational, placed 11th in Platform (177.45), 13th in 3-meter (229.15) and 17th in 1-meter (211.15) … at Virginia, placed eighth in 1-meter (239.40) and took ninth in 3-meter (247.05) … versus Northwestern earned pair of seventh-place finishes, scoring 223.95 in 1-meter and 260.55 in 3-meter … finished season at Shamrock Invitational, placing eighth in both 1-meter (241.80) and 3-meter (261.80).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014-15): Named to the ACC Championships roster for second consecutive year … finished 19th on the 1-meter board (249.25) and also competed on the 3-meter board and on the platform at the conference meet … earned Dean’s List honors during both the fall 2014 and spring 2015 semesters … named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll … earned a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14): Competed as Notre Dame’s fourth diver at the ACC Championships, securing 22nd on the platform (213.75) and 24th in the 3-meter discipline (263.90) … also competed in the 1-meter dive … finished 12th out of 23 divers on the 3-meter board at the Hawkeye Invitational (240.50) … notched a ninth-place finish at the Shamrock Invitational on the 3-meter board (256.45) … selected to the ACC Academic Honor Roll … earned a monogram.

PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Deerfield High School (Ill.) in the spring of 2013 … earned three letters in diving, four in gymnastics and four in track and field … was a team captain in diving as a senior … won the conference diving championship and was named all-conference … was an IHSA state qualifier and finished 17th as a senior … took 18th at state as a junior … earned all-Lake County honors … was a state qualifier and all-conference in all three sports as a junior … helped all three teams win conference championships … named an All-American in gymnastics all four years … won conference championships in bars, beam and all-around during senior year … held school record at time of graduation in both the balance beam and all-around … also won regional crown on the balance beam and was a state qualifier in the vault, bars and all-around as a senior … state qualifier in gymnastics sophomore, junior and senior year … claimed the conference championship in the pole vault and triple jump … finished ninth at the indoor state meet in the pole vault … named all-state in the pole vault after finishing eighth at the outdoor championships … won a conference championship in the pole vault as a sophomore … state qualifier in the pole vault as a junior and senior … also competed for the Flips Gymnastics and Glenbrook Aquatics Diving club teams … in gymnastics was a level nine, region five qualifier … in diving was an AAU national qualifier … finished third place in the 3-meter synchronized diving event, fourth place in the 1-meter synchronized diving specialty and 16th in the 3-meter individual … helped team finish fifth nationally and win the Illinois Diving Association team championship … away from the pool participates in the Deerfield Honors Society and Spanish National Honors Society … is an Illinois State Scholar, National Merit Commended Scholar and an AP State Scholar … full name is Christine Anne Stitcher … born in Evanston, Illinois to Kurt and Karen Stitcher … has two older brothers, David and Stephen, and an older sister, Caroline … brother, David graduated from Notre Dame … mother, Karen, ran cross country and track and field at Wake Forest … enrolled in the College of Engineering, majoring in computer science.