Feb. 4, 2011

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The Notre Dame women’s swimming and diving team will face Ball State at 1:00 p.m. (ET) on Saturday at the Rolfs Aquatic Center in non-conference dual meet action. Live results and a live chat will be available at UND.com.

The Irish (4-7) are coming off a four-meet split during last week’s Shamrock Invitational while posting wins over Denver and Iowa. Notre Dame is 4-9 all-time against Ball State.

Samantha Maxwell earned NCAA B-cuts in the 100 breast (1:02.35) and 200 breast (2:15.85) at the Shamrock Invite.

This will be the final home meet for Notre Dame’s fourth-year performers, who celebrated Senior Day during the Shamrock Invite. The group has won three BIG EAST Conference Championships while posting a 16-22 dual meet record.

The upcoming 2011 BIG EAST Championships will be held in Louisville, Ky. The diving portion will span from Feb. 11-13 with the swimming competition lasting from Feb. 16-19.