The award recognizes academic achievement, leadership and service to the university and community
East Carolina placed a total of 19 swimmers and divers on the 2016 American Athletic All-Conference team
11 men and one woman achieved all-league status this season
Ladies place fourth, while men claim third-place
Women remain in fourth-place, but the men dropped to third
As A Sophomore (2013-14): Tallied 57 points at the Conference USA Invitational ... Earned all-conference honors in two events ... Captured the bronze medal in 500 free ... Member of the gold medal winning 800 free relay team ... NCAA 'B' qualifier in the 500 free ... Helped set the varsity record in the 800 free relay ... Competed in eight dual meets ... Recorded 13 medal finishes during the season ... Named to the Dean's List for each semester ... Recipient of the C-USA Academic Medal ... Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Earned Honorable Mention accolades on the College Swimming Coaches Swimming Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-American list.
As A Freshman (2012-13): Scored 45 points at the C-USA Invitational ... Earned all-conference honors in the 1650 free and 800 free relay ... Claimed silver in the 1650 free and help the 800 free relay team earn bronze ... Participated in the championship finals of the 400 IM, 500 free and 1650 free ... Set the ECU freshman record in the 1650 free and assist in establishing a new varsity record in the 800 free relay ... Voted the team's Most Outstanding Rookie ... Competed in eight dual meets ... Posted four first-place finishes in the 1000 free during the dual meet season along with a pair of wins in the 500 free ... Made the Dean's List both semesters and was named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School/Club: Attended Eastdale C.V.I./Maxwell Heights Secondary School ... Swam for Ajax Swimming under coach Matt Bell ... Competed in four events (200 free, 400 free, 1500 free, 400 IM) at the 2012 Canadian Olympic Trials ... Earned the silver medal in the 800 freestyle at the 2012 Short Course Eastern Canadian Championships ... Was a finalist in six additional events (100 back, 200 back, 200 free, 400 free, 1500 free, 400 IM) ... Captured four medals at the 2011 Long Course Age Group Nationals: 200 free (silver), 800 free (bronze), 1500 free (bronze), 4x50 free relay (gold) ... Competed in the finals of the 200 backstroke as well as the 200 and 400 IM ... Finalist in the 400 freestyle at the 2011 Canadian Summer Nationals and competed in 200, 800, 1500 freestyle ... Holds the Ajax Swimming Club record in the 400, 800 and 1500 freestyle and the 400 IM.
Personal: Pursuing a double major in neuroscience and physics ... Born June 30, 1993 to George and Mariana Dodu ... Has an older sister, Alexandra.
|Dodu's Top Times|
|Event||Time||Year||Meet||In The ECU Record Books|
|500 Freestyle||4:24.78||2014||C-USA Invitational||Second|
|1000 Freestyle||9:21.98||2013||C-USA Invitational||Second|
|1650 Freestyle||15:33.03||2014||C-USA Invitational||Second|
|400 IM||3:56.84||2015||American Athletic Conference Championship||Third|
|100 Freestyle||45.57||2014||C-USA Invitational||Tenth|