Notre Dame's second place finish bolsters its NCAA Championship resume
AS A JUNIOR: Raced in Notre Dame championship four at the 50th Head of the Charles Regatta, finishing ninth with a time of 19:09.609 … rowed exclusively with the Irish second varsity eight during junior campaign … three runner-up finishes to open the season at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, posting a top time of 6:09.153 … placed second (6:38.48) against No. 1 Ohio State at the Big Ten/ACC Double Dual … second varsity eight earned a race win later in the regatta over No. RV Michigan State (6:36.29) … closed the Lake Natoma Invitational with a heat victory against San Diego and Gonzaga, logging a time of 6:47.00 … opened the first night of the Dale England Cup with a heat win after crossing the finish line in 7:00.60 … added a runner-up finish (7:10.80) the following day to close the regatta … second varsity eight placed third with a time of 6:36.60 in the grand final of the ACC Championship … finished in 17th place overall at the NCAA Championship following a C final time of 7:02.703.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Gold medalist in both the W2x and W4x events at the 2013 Canada Games racing for her native province British Columbia ... opened the fall season in the championship eight boat at Head of the Charles with a sixth place finish (16:58.595) ... rowed with the second varsity eight during sophomore season ... 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 preliminary heat two at the ACC Championship with a time of 6:50.00 ... 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 FRESHMAN: Competed in multiple boats for the Irish, primarily with the first novice eight crew ... came in second in first race versus Kansas at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational before falling to third against two entries from defending NCAA champion Virginia ... competed in third race of the weekend in the second varsity four boat, claiming second with a time of 7:59.37 ... rowed in the A-team first novice eight boat at Michigan State, finishing first in the opening race with a time of 7:26.00 ... in second race, beat host Michigan State by six seconds after recording a 7:44.90 mark ... came in second to Michigan in the first novice eight boat in both races at the Ohio State Invitational, first going 7:42.42 and finishing the day at a 7:46.32 clip ... jumped into the first varsity four boat and finished second in all three events at the Lake Natoma Invitational ... stayed with the first varsity four boat at the fifth annual Dale England Cup, finishing first in all three races, including beating host Indiana by 10 seconds in the final race ... was a member of first varsity four boat at the BIG EAST Championship, that won the grand final race in a time of 7:47.563 ... finished second in the varsity four preliminary heat with a mark of 8:07.379 ... in the A/B semifinal, finished ahead of Michigan in fifth place, crossing the finish line in 7:55.390 ... concluded the three-day regatta in ninth place overall with a time of 7:21.193 in the petite final ... earned a monogram.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Crofton House School in June 2012 ... was awarded the Dogwood District/Authority Award Scholarship and First Class Honors with Distinction throughout high school, as well as the Ellen K. Bryan Pin, signifying her academic prowess ... rowed throughout high school ... as a sophomore, placed fifth in the junior singles at the Canadian National and in the senior lightweight single races ... as a junior, finished third at nationals in a double boat with older sister Kate ... went on to finish third at the Canadian Henley Regatta in a single boat ... participated in CanAmMex for Canada, finishing third in the single and second in a boat of four ... as a senior went undefeated in her single boat during the regular season ... was first in the lightweight single at nationals and fifth in the heavyweight single boat ... again participated in CanAmMex for Canada, coming in second in both the single and quad boat ... is the daughter of Peter and Andrea Gleadow ... sister Kate rows for USC ... enrolled in the College of Engineering, majoring in chemical engineering.