AS A JUNIOR: Competed in both backstroke and butterfly events … placed 11th in 100 fly and 14th in 100 back at the BIG EAST Championships … took first in 100 fly against Pittsburgh … aided in the 400 medley relay team that brought home the gold at the Kansas Classic in a meet-record time of 3:45.09 … swam season-best time in both the 100 back (54.94) and 200 back (2:02.54) at the Ohio State Invitational … 100 back time also secured an NCAA B-cut … took home the silver in a tri-meet against Michigan and Northwestern in the 100 fly (56.13) … was an honorable mention CSCAA Scholar All-America selection … a member of the BIG EAST All-Academic team … earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE:Backstroke and butterfly threat for the Irish … set a career-best and NCAA B-cut in the 100 fly (54.55) en route to a fifth place finish at the BIG EAST Championships … swam the 100 and 200 back individually at the BIG EAST Championships … aided the 200 medley relay at the same meet to all-BIG EAST accolades and a third place finish … saw a career-best performance in the 200 IM (2:08.95) at the Shamrock Invitational … swam season-best times in the 100 back (55.35) and 200 back (2:03.19) at the Ohio State Invitational … earned a NCAA B-cut on the 400 medley relay squad at the same meet … took second place overall in the 100 back (57.02) in a tri-meet against Michigan and Northwestern … won the silver in the 100 fly (56.03) against Michigan State … was a 2011-12 Rosenthal Leadership Academy participant … earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN:Specialized in the back, fly and individual medley … saw best performances of the year at the BIG EAST Championships in the 100 back (sixth place – 54.88), 200 back (2:03.13) and 200 fly (fifth place – 2:01.75) … swam 56.78 in the 100 fly at the U.S. Short Course Nationals … swam 2:09.24 in the 200 IM at the Shamrock Invitational and 4:35.11 in the 400 IM in a dual meet versus Michigan State … won the 400 IM against the Spartans … finished third in the 100 (56.96) and 200 butterfly (2:06.03) events in a dual meet versus Purdue … earned a monogram.
THE DOTZEL FILE:Prepped at York Catholic High School (Pa.) … one of the top butterflyers in the state of Pennsylvania her senior year … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in management consulting … named to Notre Dame[apos]s Dean[apos]s List three times through junior year.
Dotzel[apos]s Career Bests
|100 Back||54.88||(BIG EAST, 2011)|
|200 Back||2:02.54||(Ohio State, 2012)|
|100 Fly||54.55||(BIG EAST, 2012)|
|200 Fly||2:01.75||(BIG EAST, 2011)|