UND Roster

2007-08 Swimming and Diving Roster

Sam Pendergast


Height 6'2''
Weight 204 lbs.
Class Junior
Hometown Melbourne, Australia

Team captain … looking to play a big factor in the breaststroke events for the Fighting Irish … received high praise from coaching staff with great expectations for this season … has all the tools to be a great performer for Notre Dame … has excelled in off-season dry land training

As a JUNIOR: Of Notre Dame[apos]s top 10 times registered in the 100 Breast on the season, seven were recorded by Pendergast … notched an individual win and took home top medalist honors on five occasions in relays over the season[apos]s stretch … helped his quartet to first-place in the 200 Medley Relay against Texas A&M, Pittsburgh, Oakland, and Cleveland State … won the 400 Medley Relay versus Purdue … fastest in the 200 Breast in dual meet with Texas A&M … best performance in the 50 Free (21.00), 100 Breast (55.05), and 200 Breast (2:02.60) came during the BIG EAST Championships … all-BIG EAST performer in the 200 Medley Relay and 400 Medley Relay.

As a SOPHOMORE: Did not compete.

The Pendergast File: Four-year letterwinner in swimming at Warrnambool College… four-year conference, regional, and state champion… four-time team MVP… ranked first in the nation without being defeated in four seasons … team captain his senior year… holds Australia[apos] 17-under 100M Breast record (1:05.18) … represented Australia in the Youth Olympics in 2000 and 2002 … earned three letters in field hockey … born in Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia … son of Mary and Brendan Pendergast.