Notre Dame Athletics | November 26, 2019
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Notre Dame notched major records Saturday to boost the already-successful showing to a second-place finish for the men and third-place finish for the women. The day was highlighted by new school records from Zach Yeadon in distance free, during which he also earned the team’s first NCAA A-Cut of the season.
The Irish started off the morning in solid fashion with preliminary races, qualifying for 16 slots in final races this evening. Abbie Dolan claimed the top seed in the women’s 100 Free with a 56.46.
In the platform diving competition, the Irish women posted strong finishes, with Kelly Straub placing third (227.35) and Erin Isola placing fourth (226.60). Annie Wiese also placed in the top 10, finishing eighth (200.50).
The evening races began with the 1650 Free. On the women’s side, Lindsay Stone earned an NCAA B Cut, placing third with a 16:24.73.
Zach Yeadon took his main event by storm, besting the school record (14:34.60 – his own) with a 14:32.48. Winning the event, he also claimed the first NCAA A-Cut qualifying time for Notre Dame this season, clinching his spot at the NCAA Championships.
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