Notre Dame Athletics | December 6, 2018
NOTRE DAME, Ind. --The University of Notre Dame swimming and diving team welcomes 19 new members to the class of 2023. Following National Signing Day (November 14), 16 swimmers and three divers have committed to continue their education and their athletics career as members of the Fighting Irish. They hail from across the country, spanning from California to Massachusetts, representing 16 different states as they come together in Northern Indiana for the next four years.
The 2019-20 freshman class will feature 13 men and six women, including David DeBacker, William Rains and Samantha Gillis who will dive for the team.
The men's swim roster will welcome William Barao, Nick Chase, Alec Delong, Jack Fitzpatrick, Jack Hoagland, Liam Hutchinson, Charles Korndorffer, Topher Stensby, Luke Thornbrue, Nicholas Torres and Cason Wilburn.
"I am extremely pleased with the quality and depth of our Men's Recruiting Class," head coach Mike Litzinger said. "Our staff worked incredibly hard with this class, and I am proud of the results. This class will have an immediate impact in direction of Notre Dame Men's Swimming and Diving. This group will make its presence known quickly"
The women's team will include Sarah Boyle, Elizabeth Fry, Coleen Gillilan, Madison Potter and Sydney Winters.
"The Women in our Fall Signing Class have it all," he added. "They are very talented, nationally recognized, and academically astute. Without a doubt, this group will continue to push Notre Dame Women's Swimming and Diving forward, and up into the elite of the NCAA."
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