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    Andrea Archer  
    Andrea Archer

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Redding, CT

    High School:
    Academy of Our Lady of Mercy

    Height:
    5-3


    AS A SENIOR: Opened the spring season with the second varsity four boat before moving to the varsity four for the remainder of the season at the BIG EAST Championships ... captured two race wins to open the slate against Buffalo, finishing the races in times of 6:25.2 and 6:10.0, respectively ... two weeks later returned to action against Michigan State, finishing in second place with a final mark of 8:02.5 ... the following day, raced to a second-place finish against Buffalo, Indiana and Purdue after posting a time of 8:41.5 ... at the BIG EAST Championships, won the grand final race after setting the pace at 8:08.885 with the varsity four crew ... qualified for a lane in the petite finals at the Central/South Sprints where the boat finished in third place with a time of 7:35.33 ... started the fall by rowing in the varsity eight "3" boat at the Head of the Rock, placing third with a time of 16:33.53 ... rowed in the varsity four "A" boat against Indiana, Iowa and Michigan State on the St. Joseph River, placing fourth in the first flight at 14:59.3 ...named to BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

    AS A JUNIOR: Rowed with the Notre Dame "B" second varsity four boat for the spring season ... opened up the schedule with a third-place finish against Michigan State with a final time of 9:01.83 ... rowed again the following day against the likes of Indiana and Purdue ... the crew was able to earn a second-place finish behind the Irish first varsity eight boat, finishing in 7:05.00 ... at the South/Central Sprints, competed in the C Final of the open varsity four competition after finishing fifth in the preliminary heat (7:29.81) and second in the semifinal race (7:21.61) ... the boat went on to finish fourth in the C Final with a time of 7:18.13, finishing behind Duke "B", Kansas and Indiana ... helped the varsity eight "A" boat finish fifth in the Head of the Rock Regatta, stopping the clock at 16:41.60 ... the fifth-place finish was the best result for the Irish in the heat ... rowed with the Notre Dame varsity eight "D" boat in the Southland Regatta's varsity eight heat and finished with a time of 18:27.46.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Part of the varsity eight that placed first (6:55.40) at the Lubbers Cup ... also finished first with the varsity four B with a time of 7:49.98 ... helped the second varsity four to a second-place finish versus Michigan State ... rowed on the varsity eight boat which took sixth place at the Head of the Rock with a time of 16:00.56 ... also rowed in the varsity eight division at the Cal-Sag Regatta as a member of the Irish crew which placed 18th ... also rowed in the varsity eight final E boat that finished third (7:08.940) behind Wisconsin and Iowa.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed most of the spring with the second novice eight boat but also was part of the novice four crew ... member of novice four crew that won the gold medal at the BIG EAST Championships, won the novice four boat finals with a time of 7:49.00 ... part of novice eight "A" boat that finished fourth at Head of the Rock ... also finished 18th with the varsity eight "E" boat at the Head of the Rock, in her first varsity appearance in the fall.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Raced in Schuylkill, US Rowing Nationships, Northeast Regional Championships, CT Indoor Rowing Competition, Crash B's...Rowed for four years on a club team... member of National Honor Society and Latin Honor Society... active in Latin Club and Environmental Club...member of the Math Team in high school... daughter of Sally and Steve Archer... oldest of four children... born August 1, 1988 in Stanford, Conn. ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business as a double major in marketing and graphic design.

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