UND Roster

2015-16 Swimming and Diving Roster

Mary Hinton

Free / Back


Height 5'9''
Class Sophomore
Hometown Littleton, CA
High School Heritage
Bio

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-2016): Swam almost exclusively freestyle and backstroke events in second season at Notre Dame … began the year at Dennis Stark RElays, swimming on 200 free relay (26.14 split), 300 back relay (1:01.87 leadoff split) and 400 free relay (57.58 split) … at Florida Gulf Coast, finished sixth in 50 free (26.55) and swam on 400 free relay team that finished sixth … against Michigan State, touched in fifth in 200 back (2:10.80) and exhibitioned with 200 free relay (26.18 split) … at Purdue the next day, clocked in at 2:03.71 in 200 free, 26.81 in 50 free and 57.67 in 100 free … swam 50 free in 26.72 at Virginia Tech … at Purdue Invitational, dove in on 200 free relay (25.26 split) in addition to swimming 200 IM (2:13.99), 200 free (1:57.61), 100 back (1:00.88) and 200 back (2:06.23 finals, 2:06.70 prelims) … at Virginia, came in fifth with 200 free relay (26.49 split), sixth in 200 back (2:12.07), eighth in 50 free (27.42) and exhibitioned in 200 free (2:02.44) … versus Northwestern, placed fourth in 100 free (52.54), seventh in 200 back (2:12.36) and eighth in 200 free (2:00.89) … in Shamrock Invitational, clocked in at 26.17 in 50 free, 2:00.84 in 200 free, 1:02.33 in 100 back and 2:10.31 in 200 back … capped the year swimming at Michigan First Chance meet, placing second in 200 free (1:56.30) and 200 back (2:07.56), sixth in 50 free )26.25) and time-trialing in 100 back (1:03.17).

AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15): Specialized in the free and back events during first campaign with the Irish … showed the versatility to swim both the sprint and distance free events … best times included 26.96 in the 50 free (vs. Purdue), 1:54.37 in the 200 free (Texas Invitational), 4:59.91 in the 500 free (Texas), 10:47.25 in the 1,000 free (vs. Illinois), 17:15.53 in the 1,650 free (Texas), 1:04.50 in the 100 back (leadoff — Wisconsin/Indiana) and 2:06.37 in the 200 back (Shamrock Invitational).

PREP & PERSONAL: Graduated from Heritage High School in Littleton, Colorado in the spring of 2014 … earned four letters in swimming … specialized in the distance freestyle events and the backstroke … team captain as a senior … in the middle of final campaign … broke own team record in the 500 free as a junior … qualified for the finals at the state meet in the 200 and 500 free and on the 200 and 400 free relays as a freshman, sophomore and junior … set original team record in the 500 free as a sophomore … is a member of the ACES Swim Club … holds the team record in the long course 1,500 free (17:48.44) … named to the Scholastic All-American team in 2012-13 and was a sectional team member from 2010-13 … involved in student government having been a senator in the ninth and 10th grades and class president in 11th grade … participates in National Honor Society … named an AP Scholar and has been on high honor roll all three years … selected as a delegate for the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership group … is a regular volunteer in the Denver community … full name is Mary Catherine Hinton … born in Littleton, Colorado to Darren and Leslie Hinton … has a younger brother, Michael … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, majoring in Management Consulting.