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 SOPHOMORE: Rowed with the Notre Dame first varsity four during sophomore season ... crew finished first at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational with a time of 7:22.100 to defeat Louisville and West Virginia ... placed a mere five seconds behind Virginia with a 7:28.333 mark later in the regatta ... took the top spot in the final race of the weekend with a 7:31.70 sprint in Sunday's race session against ACC foe Duke ... the first four won one out of three races at the Lake Natoma Invitational, finishing as the runner-up in its other two heats ... earned a pair of runner-up finishes behind eventual NCAA champion Ohio State and Michigan during Notre Dame's first appearance at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge ... crew was victorious in two out of three races at the Dale England Cup, defeating Alabama and Rhode Island in heat wins ... rowed to a first place finish in heat two at the ACC Championship (7:46.70) before falling to Virginia in the ACC grand final of the varsity four with a time of 7:30.00 ... qualified for the petite final at the NCAA Championship by placing fifth in the A/B semifinal with a time 6:54.600 ... logged a matching fifth place result in the petite final with a readout of 8:07.649, finishing the season as the 12th ranked four boat in the nation.
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.