Women's Rowing



Kottkamp Named ACC Rowing Scholar-Athlete Of The Year

The junior put a wrap on her phenomenal campaign by earning the league's top academic honors.


Rowing Recap: The Award Haul Continues For The Irish

ND rowing's first ACC season capped by awards at conference, regional and national level


#10 Irish Tie Program-Best Finish In Ninth Place At NCAA Championship

Two Notre Dame boats earn individual top 10 results at NCAA regatta


#10 Irish Boats All Qualify For Petite Finals On Day Two Of NCAA Championship

Notre Dame looks for top 10 NCAA finish on Sunday


#10 Irish Place All Three Boats In NCAA Championship A/B Semifinals

Notre Dame qualifies all boats for top NCAA semifinals for the first time since 2009


'Twas The Night Before Christmas...

Irish Student Athletes reflect on the holiday, with some of their favorite memories.


Pediatric Christmas Party


2011-12 Notre Dame Rowing: A Season in Photos

Images of the Fighting Irish en route to another BIG EAST championship and NCAA berth.


10/6 Women's Rowing Practice

Notre Dame Women's Rowing practicing on the water on October 6th, 2011

AS A SENIOR: 2014 CRCA South allregion second team selection ... second team all-ACC choice ... CRCA National Scholar-Athlete recipient ... opened the fall season with a sixth place finish at the Head of the Charles Regatta (16:58.595) as the coxswain of the Notre Dame women's championship eight entry... competed exclusively as the coxswain of the first varsity eight boat during the spring slate ... won first race of the season at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, finishing ahead of Louisville and West Virginia with a 6:31.700 clip ... placed second during the afternoon session behind Virginia with a time of 6:29.644 ... finished the regatta with a win over ACC foe Duke in 6:40.500 during Sunday's final session at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational ... the Irish first eight rowed to three second place finishes at the Lake Natoma Invitational, posting a time of 6:30.30 in the first session, 6:45.90 in the second session and 6:29.80 in the final session of the regatta ... finished behind eventual NCAA champion Ohio State with a time of 6:32.06 at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, before crossing the finish line behind Michigan (6:29.00) later in the day ... coxed the first eight to a triumph over Indiana in 6:17.90 at the Dale England Cup - the 6:17.90 readout was the fastest recorded by any crew in the ACC in 2014 ... earned a heat victory the following day over Alabama in 6:26.60 ... completed a weekend sweep at the regatta after defeating Rhode Island (6:20.00) during Saturday's afternoon session to help Notre Dame repeat as the team champion at the Dale England Cup ... earned ACC Crew of the Week honors on April 29, the first weekly ACC award claimed by a Notre Dame boat in program history ... first eight claimed victory in the second heat at the ACC Championship with a time of 6:47.60 ... finished the championship with a runner- up finish to Virginia in the grand final (6:28.80) ... placed third in the preliminary heat at the NCAA Championship before taking the top spot in the second heat of the repechage stage in 6:29.737... finished third in the petite final (6:57.515) to place ninth overall in the NCAA Championship.

FALL 2013: Served as the coxswain for the Notre Dame championship eight entry that finished in sixth place (17:21.13) at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta ... time was more than 20 seconds faster than the Irish eight at the 2012 regatta.

Named a 2013 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete ... competed in the fall in the women's championship four boat at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta ... in a field featuring Rowing Canada Environ and defending NCAA champion Virginia, coxed crew to 11th place with a time of 20:09.96 ... competed the rest of the season as coxswain in the second varsity eight boat ... at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, beat out Duke, Kansas and Buffalo in first race with a time of 6:55.30 before finishing second to Virginia in the second race ... placed first with a 6:53.40 clip in final race of the weekend at Oak Ridge ... crew logged first-place finishes in both races at the Michigan State Invitational, beating the host Spartan crew by six seconds in the second race ... crossed the line ahead of Michigan in opening race before claiming runner-up honors to eventual NCAA champion Ohio State with a time of 7:32.75 at the Ohio State Invitational ... came in second in first two races before winning third race at Lake Natoma Invitational ... sprinted ahead of Wisconsin and Washington State to finish the contest in 6:36.70 ... won all three races at the fifth annual Dale England Cup ... the Irish second eight won the grand final race at the final BIG EAST Championship, finishing five seconds faster than Louisville with a 7:04.071 clip ... crew finished third in preliminary heat at the NCAA Championship behind rivals USC and Princeton, crossing the finish line in 7:15.092 ... came in second in the first repechage heat with a 7:27.079 clip ... in the A/B Semifinal race, finished sixth with a time of 7:11.729 ... finished sixth in the petite final to close out the season in 12th place overall with a 6:38.007 mark ... earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Served as the coxswain for the second varsity eight boat for the Irish ... earned second monogram ... selected as BIG EAST Crew of the Week (March 29) ... helped the team to a victory in the first three races of the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, beating Alabama (6:43.60), Minnesota and Kansas (6:33.00), and Tennessee (6:29.60) ... coxed the second varsity eight boat at Ohio State (6:44.25) ... served as coxswain in the victory over Indiana, Louisville, and Purdue with a time of 6:34.66 ... coxed the second varsity eight boat to victories over Clemson (6:42.50), and Penn and San Diego (6:50.20) at the Virginia Invite, while also posting a time of 6:48.80 in the second place finish against Virginia ... competed in the race against Southern California (6:40.10) at the Stanford Women's Invite, and was able to claim victory over Stanford later in the day with a time of 6:37.80 ... qualified for the second varsity eight grand final with a 22 second victory over Louisville (6:40.10) at the BIG EAST Invite ... coxed the second varsity eight boat to the grand final victory over Syracuse, Iowa and Louisville at the BIG EAST Invite with a one second victory time of 6:47.40 in the win over the Orange ... served as the coxswain for the qualifier win (6:30.830) and the second varsity eight grand final victory at the BIG EAST Championship, beating rivals Syracuse, Louisville and Connecticut (6:40.703) ... coxed the second varsity eight boat to the third finals at the NCAA Championships, placing fifth in the prelims (7:00.60) and fourth in the repechage (7:01.08) ... helped cox the second varsity eight boat to a third finals victory over Cornell, Michigan State and Harvard with a time of 6:47.00, closing out the season with a 13th-place showing among the 16-boat NCAA field.

AS A FRESHMAN: Opened the spring season as coxswain of the third varsity eight - lightweight boat before taking over as coxswain of the varsity four boat after the Buffalo regatta ... part of the boat named BIG EAST Boat of the Week April 21 ... defeated Buffalo in her loan race as coxswain of the third varsity eight - lightweight boat with a time of 6:28.9 ... placed first with the varsity four boat in Indianapolis by defeating Indiana, Purdue, Eastern Michigan, and a second Notre Dame boat with a time of 7:56.0 ... qualified for the Lake Natoma Invitational Group "B" final by finishing second (7:17.37) and first (7:27.0) in two preliminary heats against California and Oregon State, and Stanford and Sacramento State ... placed second in the finale behind Wisconsin with a finishing time of 7:23.13 ... victorious in preliminary heat at BIG EAST Championships, stopping the clock at 7:50.91 ... later captured the gold in the finals with a time of 7:31.36 ... placed first in preliminary heat at Oak Ridge Regional with a time of 7:35.2 ... went on to finish second behind Virginia in the Grand Finals while crossing the finish line with a time of 7:22.52 ... guided the Notre Dame novice eight "A" boat to a first-place finish in the Head of the Rock Regatta clocking in at 16:51.16 ... coxed the Notre Dame varsity eight "5" boat to a seventh-place finish vs. Tulsa (16:02.4).

PREP AND PERSONAL: A three-year varsity letter winner as the coxswain at Holy Angels Academy ... team captain junior year and MVP senior year ... received Coaches' Award in 2006 and 2007 as well as the Varsity Coxswain Award in 2007 ... finished fourth place in the Canadian National Schoolboys Regatta her senior year in women's senior 4+ and second-place finish in the Head of the Fish Regatta in the women's lightweight 4+ ... SRAA Scholastic Nationals eighth-place finish in the 2009 lightweight 4+ ... a member of the National Society of High School Scholars ... founder of "Big Sister Little Sister" and the "Carpe Diem Club" ... Student Council Representative, Freshman and Sophomore Class President and Student Body Vice President ... born in Buffalo, N.Y. ... daughter of Mark and Maria Dines ... has two siblings, Catherine and Leila ... enrolled as an American studies major in the College of Arts and Letters.

Christina Dines
Christina  Dines


Buffalo, NY

High School:
Holy Angels Academy


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