Notre Dame wins a total of nine races during spring break training trip
AS A FRESHMAN: Served as the coxswain for multiple Irish boats throughout the season ... earned first monogram ... coxed the fourth varsity four in the loss against Virginia, but rallied later that day to win the third varsity four over Kansas with a time of 7:32.40 ... also coxed the third varsity eight over Alabama (7:03.30) and to a second place finish behind Kansas ... coxed the third varsity eight in the loss at Ohio State (7:24.46) ... came back the next day to win the third varsity eight race over two Purdue boats (7:02.88) ... served as coxswain for the second varsity four boat at the BIG EAST Invite, winning both the races, highlighted by a 7:56.80 in the win over Syracuse after a 7:57.20 win over Iowa ... qualified for the third varsity eight grand final (6:55.967) at the BIG EAST Championship ... coxed the third varsity eight team to victory in the grand final over Syracuse, Louisville, and Connecticut, sporting a time of 7:04.391 in the win.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Competed in basketball, rowing and soccer while attending The Williston Northampton School in Easthampton, Mass. ... elected member of school Athletic Committee in '07-'08 ... served as coxswain of varsity crew "A" boat during '10 spring and fall and served as the team captain ... helped boat finish sixth in New England ... received the Williston Sportsmanship Award in '09 and was the MVP of basketball team in '08 ... placed on high honor roll at school ... presented with University of Rochester's Excellence in the Humanities award ... placed ninth in nation for the National French Exam ... received the Massachusetts State Acting Award in '08 as well as serving as the vocal lead in Godspel and Oklahoma born in Topsfield, Mass. ... recently completed the First Year of Studies program ... currently enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, double majoring in political science and Arabic.