UND Roster

2012-13 Swimming and Diving Roster

John McGinley


Height 5'11''
Weight 175 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown King of Prussia, PA
High School Malvern

AS A SENIOR (2012-13): One of a Notre Dame record nine swimmers to qualify for the NCAA Championships, participating on the 200, 400 and 800 free relay teams … earned honorable mention All-America recognition as a part of the 800 free relay squad that finished in 16th place … runner-up in both the 50 (21.28) and 100 free (45.98) in an early season dual meet with Pittsburgh … member of the second place 200 medley relay `A[apos] squad (1:32.09) against the Panthers … logged top-three results in the 200 free relay (1:22.12) and 100 free (45.48) in a dual matchup with Louisville … swam with the runner-up 800 free relay (6:30.72) at the Hawkeye Invitational … posted second place finishes in the 200 and 400 free relay finals at the Shamrock Invitational … member of the runner-up 800 free relay `A[apos] entry that clocked a time of 6:41.35 at the Northwestern Invitational … posted a personal-best time of 44.66 in the preliminary heat of the 100 free at the BIG EAST Championships … helped set a school record in the 800 free relay (6:23.40) in a second place finish at the BIG EAST Championships … added a second runner-up result with the 200 free relay top lineup (1:18.91) at the BIG EAST Championships.

AS A JUNIOR (2011-12): Member of the victorious 200 free relay squad in the season-opening Dennis Stark Relays … second swimmer in the water for the runner-up 200 fly relay team at the Dennis Stark Relays … third in the water for the third place 400 free relay team in the early season quad meet … runner-up in the 50 free (21.19) and 100 free (46.06) at Pittsburgh … anchored the runner-up 400 free relay team at Louisville … equaled a personal-best in the 50 free (21.09) at the Hawkeye Invitational … time of 1:41.74 earned third place in the 200 free against Northwestern … second in the water for the winning 400 free relay squad against Northwestern … third-place swimmer in the 200 free (1:41.46) against Michigan State … second Fighting Irish swimmer to touch the wall in the 100 free, earning runner-up honors with a time of 46.53 against Michigan State … swam with the second place 200 free relay team at the Shamrock Invitational … anchored the runner-up 800 free relay at the Shamrock Invitational … swam the third leg of the second place Notre Dame squad in the 800 free relay at the BIG EAST Championships … personal-best times of 20.69 in the 50 free, 44.81 in the 100 free and 1:37.44 in the 200 free at the BIG EAST Championships … third in the pool for the runner-up 200 free and 400 free relay teams at the BIG EAST Championships … earned monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Swam to personal-best times of 21.09 in the 50 free and 1:39.37 in the 200 free in the preliminary sessions of the BIG EAST Championships … swam the 200 IM in 1:54.63 at the Shamrock Invitational for another personal-best mark … top 100 free time on the season was 45.64, just over a tenth of a second away from another personal-best time … tried his luck at the 100 breast at the Indy Grand Prix and finished in 1:00.65.

AS A FRESHMAN (2009-10): Competed in three individual races and in one relay for the Irish at the BIG EAST Championships, all of which were freestyle events … the 400 free relay performance was an NCAA B-cut time … swam personal-bests of 21.10 in the 50 free, 45.48 in the 100 free and 1:40.12 in the 200 free at the league meet … swam the 200 IM against Michigan State and finished in a time of 1:57 … competed against Pittsburgh in 100 fly, stopping the clock at 52.49 … swam in 17 freestyle events over the course of the season … tallied three top-three finishes on the dual meet season.

THE MCGINLEY FILE: U.S. Open Qualifier … Senior National Qualifier … six-time Junior National Qualifier … swam for Malvern Prep (Pa.) … team captain as a senior … 13-time All-American … five-time first team all-area … five-time first team all-Main Line … five-time first team all-conference … National Catholic Champion in the 100 free … Easterns Prep School Champion in 100 free and 400 free relay … four-time team MVP … holds school records in the 100 free, 200 free, 200 IM, 200 free relay and 400 free relay … four-time letter winner in water polo … son of Patti and John McGinley … has one younger sister (Maura) and one younger brother (Mikey) … graduated with a degree in finance from the Mendoza College of Business.

McGinley[apos]s Career Bests

Event Time Meet
50 Free 20.69 BIG EAST (2012)
100 Free 44.81 BIG EAST (2012)
200 Free 1:37.44 BIG EAST (2012)
200 IM 1:54.63 Shamrock Invite (2011)
100 Fly 52.49 Pittsburgh (2009)