Women's Rowing



Rowing Celebration Produces Conflicted Emotions


Irish Boast 46 Spring Student-Athletes On All-ACC Academic Teams

List highlighted by Matt Landis' recognition as men's lacrosse Scholar-Athlete of the Year


Awards Round Up For Notre Dame Rowing

The Irish finished the year ranked No. 18 nationally.


On The Water: 1st Varsity 8 Honored, Doerfler Earns Fulbright & More

The 1st varsity 8 helped the Irish win their third Dale England Cup in the last four years.


Irish Impressive At Elite Head Of The Charles Regatta

The championship four squad placed seventh overall in a loaded field.

Notre Dame's College of Science


  • 2016 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete
  • 2015 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete

AS A SENIOR (2016-17):
Head of the Charles
Championship Eight (19th of 33, 18:00.940) 

Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational
Varsity Eight (3rd of 4, 6:46.557) - vs. Virginia, Michigan State, West Virginia
Varsity Eight (2nd of 4, 6:51.337) - vs. Michigan, Tennessee, Kansas
Varsity Eight (3rd of 4, 6:29.280) - vs. Louisville, Tulsa, West Virginia

Longhorn Invitational
Varsity Eight (3rd of 4, 6:19.956) - vs. Texas, UCF, Oregon State
Varsity Eight (3rd of 4, 6:19.701) - vs. Oklahoma, Oregon State, San Diego

Lake Natoma Invitational
Varsity Eight (2nd of 3, 6:26.32) - vs. California, Boston University
Varsity Eight (2nd of 3, 6:27.26) - vs. Stanford, Sacramento State
Varsity Eight (2nd of 3, 6:36.80) - vs. Gonzaga, UCF

ACC/Big Ten Duel
Varsity Eight (4th of 4, 6:32.1) - vs. Ohio State, Michigan, Duke

Dale England Cup
Varsity Eight (2nd of 4, 6:39.2) - vs. Duke, Indiana, San Diego

ACC Championship
Varsity Eight (2nd of 4, 6:49.561) - vs. Virginia, Clemson, Miami (Preliminaries)
Varsity Eight (2nd of 6, 6:23.172) - vs. Virginia, Syracuse, Duke, Louisville, Clemson (Grand Final)

NCAA Championship
Varsity Eight (4th of 6, 6:30.565) - vs. Ohio State, Princeton, Virginia, Massachusetts, Navy (Heat 4)
Varsity Eight (4th of 7, 6:24.543) - vs. Wisconsin, Indiana, Washington State, UCF, Massachusetts, Jacksonville (Repechage 1)
Varsity Eight (2nd of 5, 6:27.130) - vs. Iowa, UCF, Gonzaga, Jacksonville (C/D Semifinal 2) 
Varsity Eight (4th of 6, 6:39.995) - vs. Washington State, Iowa, Syracuse, Northeastern, UCF (C Final)

AS A JUNIOR (2015-16):

Head of the Charles Regatta
Championship Eight (13th of 32, 16:58.258)

Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational
Second Varsity Eight (1st, 6:35.04) - vs. Louisville, Minnesota and West Virginia
Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:11.37) - vs. Virginia, Kansas and Michigan State
Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:33.50) - vs. Michigan and Kansas

Longhorn Invitational
Varsity Eight (1st, 7:00.15) - vs. San Diego
Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:36.30) - vs. Texas

Lake Natoma Invitational
Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:29.67) - vs. California and Iowa
Varsity Eight (3rd, 6:36.43) - vs. Stanford and Wisconsin
Varsity Eight (3rd, 6:22.88) - vs. Gonzaga and Iowa

Dale England Cup
Varsity Eight (1st, 6:37.4) - vs. Indiana, Duke and Navy

ACC Championship
Varsity Eight (2nd of 9, 6:31.223) - Preliminaries
Varsity Eight (4th of 9, 6:23.737) - Grand Final

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014-15):

Head of the Charles Regatta
Second Championship Eight (27th of 34, 17:57.501)

Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational
Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:03.558)
Varsity Eight (1st, 5:56.767)
Second Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:09.153)

ACC/Big Ten Duel
Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:20.48) - vs. Ohio State
Varsity Eight (1st, 6:27.36) - vs. Michigan State

Lake Natoma Invitational
Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:33.70) - vs. California and Rhode Island
Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:49.00) - vs. Sanford and Sacramento State
Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:44.00) - vs. San Diego and Gonzaga

Dale England Cup
Second Varsity Eight (1st, 7:00.60)
Second Varsity Eight (2nd, 7:10.80)

ACC Championship
Second Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:30.00) - Heat Two - vs. Syracuse, Duke and Boston College
Second Varsity Eight (3rd, 6:36.60) - Grand Final - vs. Virginia, Louisville, Sryacuse, Clemson and Duke

NCAA Championship
Second Varsity Eight (4th, 6:55.000) - Heat Two - vs. Washington State, Texas, Virginia and UCF
Second Varsity Eight (4th, 6:51.692) - Repechage, Heat One - vs. Wisconsin, Indiana, Southern Cal, Massachusetts, Gonzaga and Jacksonville
Second Varsity Eight (3rd, 6:57.948) - Semifinals, Heat Two - vs. Harvard, Massachusetts, UCF and Jacksonville
Second Varsity Eight (5th, 7:02.703) - C Final - vs. Princeton, Harvard, Southern Cal, Northeastern and Massachusetts

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14):

Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational
Third Varsity Eight (3rd, 7:10.916) - vs. Virginia, Louisville and West Virginia
Second Varsity Four (2nd, 8:42.830) - vs. Virginia
Third Varsity Eight (2nd, 7:15.461) - vs. Virginia, Michigan State and Duke

Lake Natoma Invitational
Second Varsity Four (2nd, 7:36.60) - vs. California, Kansas and San Diego
Second Varsity Four (3rd, 7:52.70) - vs. California and Southern Cal

ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Second Varsity Four (2nd, 7:52.15) - vs. Ohio State
Second Varsity Four (2nd, 7:39.66) - vs. Michigan

Dale England Cup
Third Varsity Eight (1st, 6:43.70) - vs. Indiana
Second Varsity Four A (2nd, 7:47.20) - vs. Notre Dame B, Notre Dame C and Alabama
Second Varsity Four A (Not Scored, 7:48.40)

ACC Championship
Third Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:56.40) - Final - vs. Virginia, Syracuse, Clemson, Duke, Boston College and North Carolina


  • Earned varsity letters in volleyball, basketball and lacrosse at Villa Duchesne/Oak Hill School.
  • was an all-league honorable mention selection, all-academic choice and served as a team captain in lacrosse.
  • National Merit Scholar Finalist, AP Scholar and U.S. Presidential Scholar candidate.
  • served as president of Women at the Well, the campus ministry club.
  • National Honor Society member, and spent time as an admissions ambassador.
  • participates with the Notre Dame Right to Life Club.


  • Daughter of Dan and Judy Wagner.
  • Has three brothers, Michael, Joe and Jack.
  • Brother, Michael, is a 2011 Notre Dame graduate and competed with the University's men's club rowing team for four years.
  • Enrolled in the College of Science as a biological science major.

Catherine Wagner
Catherine  Wagner


St. Louis, MO

High School:
Villa Duchesne/Oak Hill



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