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    Kelly Gawne  
    Kelly Gawne


    Burke, PA

    High School:
    Robinson Secondary



    Irish Roll On Final Day Of Oak Ridge/Cardinal Invitational

    Notre Dame wins a total of nine races during spring break training trip

    AS A FRESHMAN: Competed for multiple Irish boats this season ... started the year off rowing for the first varsity four boat at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, winning her first race with a time of 7:33.40 over Alabama ... also competed against Minnesota and Kansas (7:27.48), and placed second against Tennessee (7:22.33) ... finished the second varsity four race against Ohio State in 7:59.89 ... beat Indiana and Purdue with the second varsity four boat (7:34.71) ... rowed against Iowa and Rutgers in the morning session of the BIG EAST Invite (7:14.00) ... raced in the third varsity eight victory at the BIG EAST Invite (7:10.90) over Iowa, Rutgers, and Notre Dame's "B" boat.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Competed in both swimming and rowing while attending Robinson Secondary School in Burke, Va. ... lettered four times in swimming, while earning three letters in rowing on the starboard side ... competed in club swimming as well with both Mason Makos and Curl Burke ... claimed the sectional and regional championship in swimming freshman through junior years, winning state as a sophomore and junior ... claimed the conference championship in rowing sophomore year and won state during junior year ... finished rowing season with national raking following both junior and senior seasons ... took second in the Junior 4+ at the Canadian Nationals in '09 while rowing in the three seat ... fin- ished seventh at '10 Scholastic Nationals as the five seat ... won the Virginia State Championship with the varsity eight in '10 rowing as the five seat ... member of the National Honor Society and Math Honor Society ... named all-district band ... graduated with 4.0 G.P.A. ... recipient of Math Departmental Award and International Baccalaureate Diploma ... named a National Merit Commended Scholar ... born in Norfolk, Va. ... daughter of Brian and Jan Gawne ... has two older siblings: Maddie and Ryan ... recently completed the First Year of Studies program ... currently enrolled in the College of Engineering with a computer engineering major.

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