Notre Dame's second place finish bolsters its NCAA Championship resume
Notre Dame won four events during the two-day regatta in Bloomington
Notre Dame won four of six races to tie Indiana for second place
Notre Dame logs seven runner-up finishes against No. 3 California, No. 6 Stanford
Notre Dame earns group win with 37 total points at the close of Sunday's races
AS A JUNIOR: Competed for the first time at the Head of the Charles Regatta, rowing with the second Notre Dame championship eight entry to a 27th place finish in 17:57.501 … rowed with the Irish second varsity four and eight during spring slate … second varsity eight posted three runner-up finishes to open the spring season at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational … claimed a second place result against No. 1 Ohio State (6:38.48) to begin the Big Ten/ACC Double Dual … rebounded in the afternoon with a race victory against No. RV Michigan State (6:36.29) to close the regatta … second varsity eight defeated both San Diego and Gonzaga for a heat win (6:47.00) in the final racing session of the Lake Natoma Invitational … transitioned to the second varsity four and clocked a winning time of 8:00.40 on the opening night of the Dale England Cup … finished in third place during grand final racing in the second varsity four (7:32.00) at the 2015 ACC Championship.
AS A FRESHMAN: Raced with the first novice eight boat throughout the season ... at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, finished second in the first race behind Kansas with a time of 7:21.974 ... came in third in the second race after logging a 7:16.70 clip ... in Sunday session, finished first in two races ... raced with the A-team at Michigan State and clinched first place with a time of 7:26.00 ... concluded the day with a 7:44.90 win over host Michigan State ... came in second to Michigan in two races at the Ohio State Invitational ... competed with the A-team at the fifth annual Dale England Cup and claimed first in two races before falling to second in the event's final race ... host Indiana beat both Irish boat entries, pulling ahead of the A-team by five seconds ... competed with the third varsity eight boat at the BIG EAST Championship, winning the grand final race in 7:18.864.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from the Hockaday School in May 2012 ... ran cross country and track, and was a member of the Dallas Rowing Club team and Hockaday School Crew team ... captained the school team her junior and senior years ... rowed in the quad her sophomore through senior years, picking up the double in her last two seasons ... grandfather was the founder of the Houston Rowing Club ... was a member of FIDES, the Texas Club and Right to Life ... is the daughter of Tom and Janet Horton ... has one brother, Zach ... enrolled in the College of Engineering as a civil engineering major.