No. 13 Notre Dame defeats No. 8 Michigan in pair of varsity eight contests
FALL 2012: Rowed with the Irish varsity eight at the Head of the Charles Regatta, helping the crew to a 12th-place finish ... the regatta field included the 2012 Olympic gold medalist United States Rowing team, the London Rowing Club and defending national champion Virginia.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Rowed with varsity eight during second season with the team ... earned first monogram ... member of BIG EAST Crew of the Week (May 2) ... rowed for the first varsity eight boat at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, wining all three of its races and posting a best time of 6:23.00 in the victory over Tennessee in the final race of the Invite ... also defeated Alabama (6:34.40) and Minnesota (6:25.90) ... competed against Ohio State in Columbus (6:35.39) ... helped the first varsity eight to a second place finish at Indianapolis, beating Louisville and Purdue with a time of 6:27.70 ... put in another strong effort at the Virginia Invite, getting another two wins in three races, beating Clemson (6:27.60) , and San Diego and Penn (6:40.80) ... placed second in the other race, falling only to Virginia (6:35.40) ... competed against Southern California (6:32.20) and Stanford at the Stanford Women's Invite, posting a best time of 6:31.70 in the three second loss to Stanford ... blew out Iowa and West Virginia in the BIG EAST Invite qualifier, beating both boats by more than 15 seconds ... claimed victory in the first varsity grand final at the BIG EAST Invite, beating Syracuse, Louisville and Iowa with a time of 6:41.00 ... qualified (6:22.016) and became the BIG EAST Champions in the first varsity eight grand final victory over rivals Syracuse, Georgetown and Louisville, sporting a best time of 6:31.724 in the win ... went to the NCAA Championships with the varsity eight boat, making their way to the third finals with a fifth (7:04.44) and seventh place finish (7:07.98) in the qualifier and repechage heat, respectively ... rowed to a fourth place finish in the third finals with a time of 6:40.33 to conclude in 16th among the NCAA field.
AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed with the Irish varsity four boat for a majority of the spring season ... one of the members of the BIG EAST Boat of the Week April 21 ... finished in third in Indianapolis against Indiana, Purdue, Eastern Michigan, and a second Notre Dame team with a time of 8:14.8 ... placed second (7:23.13) in the Lake Natoma Invitational Group "B" grand finals behind Wisconsin ... qualified for finale by placing in second, behind only California, and first in preliminary heats with times of 7:17.37 and 7:27.0 ... qualified for the BIG EAST Championship grand final by placing first in preliminaries with a time of 7:50.91 ... went on to win the BIG EAST Championship finale with the var- sity four with a time of 7:31.36 ... qualified for the Oak Ridge Regional grand final by winning the preliminary heat with a time of 7:35.20 ... went on to finish second behind only Virginia in the Oak Ridge Regional finale with a time of 7:22.52 ... rowed in the novice eight race at the Head of the Rock Regatta on the Notre Dame "B" boat that finished 10th in a time of 20:27.16 ... a member of the Notre Dame varsity eight "5" boat that finished seventh, clocking in at 16:02.4.
PREP AND PERSONAL: A three-sport athlete (basketball, softball, volleyball) while attending Arrowhead High School in Hartland, Wisc. ... earned seven varsity letters in that span, including four in basketball, two in softball and one in volleyball ... helped basketball team to the Classic 8 Conference Championship during her freshman and sophomore years and was later named the team captain during her junior and senior campaigns ... also competed with the Wisconsin Lakers Basketball program club team ... played in the Wisconsin All Stars: Basketball All Stars Against Domestic Abuse game ... member of the National Honor Society as well as the Spanish National Honor Society ... treasurer of the Student Senate Government ... named an AP Scholar with Honor ... born in Raleigh, N.C. ... daughter of Gregory and Diane Gaberino ... has one brother, Matthew ... currently enrolled in the College of Engineering as a mechanical engineer.