UND Roster

2006-07 Swimming and Diving Roster

Louis Cavadini


Weight 165 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown South Bend, IN
High School Riley

Bio • Career Bests One of three team captains … one of the top sprinters on the Irish is a key in relay fortunes … three-time monogram winner … ranks third all-time in the 100 butterfly (49.11), as well as third in the 50 free (20.65) and fourth in the 100 free (45.29) … also a member of all three school-record freestyle relays, 200 (1:20.64), 400 (3:00.02) and 800 (6:35.47) … BIG EAST champion in the 800-yard freestyle relay in 2006 … three-time all-BIG EAST performer … great competitor … local product was 13-time All-American in high school … finished 35th in 100-meter butterfly at 2004 USA Swimming Summer National Championships. AS A JUNIOR
BIG EAST champion in the 800-yard freestyle relay as the Irish quartet finished in a school-record time of 6:35.47 … that was the third all-conference honor of his career … first on the team in the 50 and 100 free … second in the 100 fly … clocked identical 50 free times of 20.68 in the prelims and finals at the BIG EAST meet to place seventh … registered another seventh-place showing in the 100 fly with a season-best time of 49.35 … finished eighth in the 100 free at BIG EAST with a time of 45.51 … his preliminary time of 45.29 was a career-best mark … also established a careerbest time in the 200 free (1:41.93) at the Notre Dame Invitational … claimed 20 relay and seven individual victories on the season … earned a monogram. AS A SOPHOMORE
All-BIG EAST in the 200-yard freestyle relay and the 400-yard free relay … member on all three school-record freestyle relays, which were established at the BIG EAST Championships … swam the team’s second fastest 50-yard (20.65) and 100-yard (45.62) free times … clocked Notre Dame’s third-fastest 100-yard butterfly time (49.39) … all of those times were BIG EAST ‘A’ cuts … also swam an ‘A’ cut in the 200 free (1:42.56) … posted a conference ‘B’ cut in the 500 free (4:47.51) … placed sixth at the BIG EAST Championships in the 50 free and 10th in the 100 free … finished seventh in the 100 fly at the conference meet … member of 400-yard freestyle relay that took first-place by .04 to defeat No. 17 Pittsburgh in a meet in the Rolfs Aquatic Center … placed second on the team with 371.25 total points (252.5 individual, 118.75 relay) … claimed eight individual firstplace finishes along with seven relay wins … part of winning 200 medley relay team in a dual meet at Louisville … won the 100 free versus Iowa … victorious in the 200 free at St. Bonaventure. AS A FRESHMAN
One of Notre Dame’s top sprinters in 2003-04 … anchored 200 freestyle relay that broke school record with time of 1:21.30 that was good for fourth place at the BIG EAST meet and 35th in Division I … ranked third on Irish in 50 free (20.91) and 100 fly (49.11) and was fifth in 100 free (46.19) … also swam on 200 free relay team that posted then-second-best time in school history (1:22.41) with first-place finish at Notre Dame Invitational, as well as the 400 free relay that notched the third-best mark in school history (3:02.43) en route to a sixth-place result at the BIG EAST Championships that clinched Notre Dame’s second-place finish in the team standings … ranked eighth on team in points scored with 236 … scored 27.5 points in BIG EAST meet … took fifth in the 100 fly … lost a swimoff to finish 17th in the 50 free and was 19th in the 100 free … posted first-place finish in 100 free against #15 Northwestern and won the 50 free vs. Villanova … swam on eight relays that registered first-place finishes in dual meets, including the 400 free quartet that was first against Wyoming (22nd at NCAAs) … swam on three meet-record relays at Dennis Stark Relays: 200 free (1:25.55), 400 free (3:09.34), and 400 butterfly (3:26.70). HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA
Garnered All-America honors five times in individual events — twice in the 50 freestyle and butterfly and once in the 100 free — and eight times in relays … set five school records at Riley High School and earned four letters … in addition, established eight city marks and six sectional records during scholastic career … U.S. Swimming rankings included seventh in the 50 free, 15th in the 100 free and ninth in the 100 fly … helped high school team to undefeated dual-meet record in each of his last two seasons and four Northern Indiana Conference titles … as a junior, was a member of 200 freestyle relay team which won state championship … tabbed as a BIG EAST Academic All- Star … sister Katie was a four-year member of Irish women’s swimming team and served as captain of ’03 squad in her senior season … National Honor Society member … served as class president during both his junior and senior years … father John is chair and a professor within the theology department at Notre Dame … fourth oldest of seven children … sisters Julia and Katie and brother Peter are Notre Dame graduates … younger brother David is a sophomore on the Fighting Irish roster … born March 6, 1985, in New Haven, Conn. … son of John and Nancy Cavadini … enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters as a theology major.

`04 BE `05 BE `06 BE School Rank Career Wins
50 Free 20.65 • `05 BIG EAST 17th 6th 7th 3rd 8
100 Free 45.29 • `06 BIG EAST 19th 10th 8th 4th 8
200 Free 1:41.93 • `05 ND Invit. 19th 1
100 Fly 49.11 • `04 BIG EAST 5th 7th 7th 3rd