Women's Rowing



#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


#10 Irish Varsity Four Qualifies For NCAA Championship A/B Semifinal

Two Notre Dame boats earn repechage heat berths


#10 Irish Ready To Host Second Straight NCAA Championship

Notre Dame, 21 other teams to compete in national championship regatta this weekend


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


Irish Rowing Practice

Photos of the Irish practicing on the river

AS A SENIOR: Opened the fall season as a member of the seventh place Notre Dame entry with a time of 19:22.544 in the women's championship four at the Head of the Charles regatta ... rowed in the stroke seat of the Irish second varsity eight during senior campaign ... won first race at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational in 6:37.700 before finishing second behind ACC foe Virginia in 6:42.513 ... came back to win final race against fellow ACC member Duke in 6:48.700 to close the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite ... finished behind West Coast foes Southern California, Stanford, and California at the Lake Natoma Invitational ... fell behind eventual NCAA team champion Ohio State in the first race of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge (6:32.06) ... pulled in ahead of Indiana and Alabama in the first two races of the Dale England Cup ... closed the weekend with a win over Rhode Island, pulling in with a 6:37.80 clip to help Notre Dame to its second straight Dale England Cup team championship ... the second eight finished first in the second preliminary heat at the ACC Championship with a 6:50.00 readout ... came in third place in the ACC grand final race with a time of 6:44.70 ... rowed to a third place finish (6:39.603) in the preliminary heat of the NCAA Championship ... claimed the top spot in the repechage heat two with a 6:36.450 finish ... finished the season with a third place finish in the petite final, crossing the finish line in 7:06.847 to give the Irish second varsity eight a ninth place result overall at the NCAA Championship.

AS A JUNIOR: Competed in multiple boats for the Irish ... at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, placed second in two races with the second varsity four crew before moving to the second varsity eight B-team for her final race, finishing fourth with a time of 7:21.61 ... moved into the first varsity four boat at Michigan State, first besting Iowa and then host team Michigan State with marks of 8:03.20 and 8:14.80, respectively ... crew was named BIG EAST Boat of the Week (April 3) in recognition of performance in East Lansing ... stayed with the first varsity four crew for the Ohio State Invitational, placing second in both races ... finished second in first varsity four boat at the Lake Natoma Invitational, falling to west coast foes USC, California, and Washington State ... came in first against Alabama at the fifth annual Dale England Cup with a time of 7:46.9 before finishing ahead of the Irish B-team and Iowa in the second race of the first varsity four boat ... in final race of the weekend, bested host Indiana by 10.6 seconds with a 9:14.0 mark ... the Notre Dame first four won the grand final race at the BIG EAST Championship with a time of 7:47.563 ... placed second in preliminary heat at the NCAA Championship behind Washington with an 8:07.379 clip ... in the A/B semifinal race, finished in fifth place, seven seconds ahead of Michigan ... in the petite final race to determine places seven through twelve, the Irish four boat finished third (ninth place overall) with a time of 7:21.193 ... earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Rowed for multiple Irish boats this season ... earned second monogram ... rowed in three races for the first varsity four boat at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, finishing in first over Alabama and Jacksonville in the first race (7:33.40), while placing second to Minnesota (7:27.48) and Tennessee (7:22.33) later at the meet ...competed in the first varsity four race at Ohio State (7:49.13) ... got the victory in the next race over Indiana and Louisville (7:35.22) ... saw action in the third varsity eight's victory over San Diego (7:04.80) at the Virginia Invite ... also defeated Clemson (7:04.00) and finished second against Virginia (6:58.80)... raced in both the qualifier for the third varsity eight (7:14.00), and the second/third varsity four, claiming victory in the finals of the BIG EAST Invite (8:02.30) ... continued the success at the BIG EAST Championship as the third varsity eight boat took home the qualifier (6:55.967) and final victory with a time of 7:04.391 over Connecticut, Syracuse and Louisville.

AS A FRESHMAN: Member of varsity four boat named BIG EAST Crew of the Week April 21 ... rowed with the varsity four boat during the spring season ... finished in second place behind Buffalo in the first race of the spring clocking in at 7:02.04 ... notched first victory of the spring with a first place finish in Indianapolis against Indiana, Purdue, Eastern Michigan, and a second Notre Dame boat after posting a time of 7:56.0 ... placed second in the Lake Natoma Invitational Group "B" finale against Wisconsin and Tennessee while finishing the race with a time of 7:23.13 ... qualified for the finale by placing second and first in two qualifying heats against California and Oregon State, and Stanford and Sacramento State, respectively ... won the BIG EAST Championship in the varsity four with a time of 7:31.36 ... got her ticket punched to the finals by placing first in the preliminary round with a time of 7:50.91 ... placed second behind Virginia in the Oak Ridge Regional grand final with a finishing time of 7:22.52 ... guided the novice eight Notre Dame "A" boat to a first-place finish in the Head of the Rock Regatta in a blazing time of 16:51.16 ... also part of the Notre Dame "D" boat in the varsity eight that finished 11th (17:04.87) ... raced in the varsity eight race as a member of the Notre Dame "3" boat that clocked in at 14:49.8 for fifth place vs. Tulsa.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Two-sport athlete at Academy of the Holy Names ... led her team to a state title and national ranking senior year ... scholastic champion three years in a row ... helped Tampa Rowing Club to a national ranking and title ... participated in Junior Women's National Team Sculling Camps ... played on the junior varsity volleyball team as a freshman and sophomore as an outside hitter ... a member of the National Honor Society ... born in Tampa, Fla. ... daughter of Eric and Candace DeHaven ... one sibling, Sasha ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, double majoring in political science and Spanish.

Kiersten DeHaven
Kiersten  DeHaven


Tampa, FL

High School:
Academy of the Holy Names


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