Notre Dame Women's Rowing practicing on the water on October 6th, 2011
FALL 2012: Served as coxswain for the 11th place varsity four entry at the Head of the Charles Regatta that clocked in a 20:09.96 ... field included the Rowing Canada Aviron, the Vesper Boat Club and defending national champion Virginia.
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 sev- enth-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 ... placed 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.