Cameron Miller finished in the top 20 in two different events during last week's U.S. Open

Strong Swim For Stephens Caps Final Day Of U.S. Open

Aug. 3, 2013

IRVINE, Calif. – University of Notre Dame men’s swimmer Zach Stephens claimed the seventh top-20 finish for Irish Aquatics on the final day of the 2013 United States Open Saturday at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center.

Stephens posted the 14th-best preliminary time in the 200-meter individual medley after touching the wall in 2:03.33. The Irish junior swam a near identical 2:03.41 in the race’s B final to finish in 14th place. Stephens added a 19th-place result in the 200-meter breaststroke (2:15.71) earlier in the competition.

Cameron Miller was the second Irish Aquatics athlete in the 200 IM field, posting a preliminary time of 2:08.60 (70th place). Miller was also a member of the 16th-fastest 4X100-meter medley relay squad (3:49.92) and placed 20th in the finals of the 100-meter breaststroke (1:03.22) during the week.

Brennan Jacobsen was the lone Notre Dame entrant in the final distance race of the U.S. Open, placing 38th overall in the 800-meter freestyle Saturday with a time of 8:35.67.

Frank Dyer capped off his seventh event of the week in the 50-meter freestyle, posting a preliminary heat 23.46 (40th place). Dyer picked up the top Irish Aquatics finish earlier in the week in the 400-meter freestyle (3:56.43, eighth place), and added top-20 placements with the 16th place 4X100 medley relay team and in the 200-meter freestyle (1:49.75, 17th place).

2013 Irish In The U.S. Open-Final Results

John Williamson
200-meter butterfly – 1:59.99, 15th place (preliminary)
200-meter butterfly – 2:00.21, 16th place (final)
400-meter freestyle – 4:04.86, 66th place (preliminary)
100-meter butterfly – 55.10, 41st place (preliminary)
4X100-meter medley relay – 3:49.82, 16th place

Brennan Jacobsen
200-meter butterfly – 2:06.02, 72nd place (preliminary)
1,500-meter freestyle – 16:30.32, 43rd place (preliminary)
400-meter freestyle – 4:07.56, 72nd place (preliminary)
800-meter freestyle – 8:35.67, 38th place (final)

Frank Dyer
100-meter freestyle – 51.02, 46th place (preliminary)
400-meter freestyle – 3:54.50, fifth place (preliminary)
400-meter freestyle – 3:56.43, eighth place (final)
200-meter freestyle – 1:51.00, 18th place (preliminary)
200-meter freestyle – 1:49.75, 17th place (final)
4X100-meter medley relay – 3:49.82, 16th place
50-meter freestyle – 23.46, 40th place (preliminary)

Zach Stephens
200-meter breaststroke – 2:16.76, 22nd place (preliminary)
200-meter breaststroke – 2:15.71, 19th place (final)
100-meter breaststroke – 1:03.51, 25th place (preliminary)
200-meter individual medley – 2:03.33, 14th place (preliminary)
200-meter individual medley – 2:03.41, 14th place (final)

Cameron Miller
200-meter breaststroke – 2:19.12, 42nd place (preliminary)
100-meter breaststroke – 1:03.28, 18th place (preliminary)
100-meter breaststroke – 1:03.22, 20th place (final)
4X100-meter medley relay – 3:49.82, 16th place
200-meter individual medley – 2:08.60, 70th place (preliminary)

Matt Buerger
200-meter backstroke – 2:11.75, 88th place (preliminary)
100-meter backstroke – 59.01, 72nd place (preliminary)
4X100-meter medley relay – 3:49.82, 16th place