Notre Dame places three boats within top 13 of respective events
Final day of NCAA races scheduled to begin Sunday at 8 a.m.
Notre Dame second varsity eight, varsity four qualify for A/B semifinal round Saturday
Notre Dame varsity eight opens competition Friday at 9:30 a.m.
School record 10 Notre Dame competitors named CRCA Scholar-Athlete
Images of the Fighting Irish en route to another BIG EAST championship and NCAA berth.
Notre Dame Women's Rowing practicing on the water on October 6th, 2011
Photos of the Irish practicing on the river
Women's Rowing took on Tulsa on October 29th, 2010.
AS A SENIOR: Named a 2013 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete ... was a member of the second varsity eight boat ... came in first in opening spring race at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational with a time of 6:55.30 ... in second race, fell to defending NCAA champion Virginia with a 6:47.20 mark ... finished third and final race in first place, defeating Louisville, Miami and the Irish B-team with a pace of 6:53.40 ... crew finished first in both races at Michigan State ... crossed ahead of Michigan but lost to the host and eventual NCAA Champion Ohio State in a time of 7:32.75 at the Ohio State Invitational ... finished second in first two races before surging ahead of Wisconsin and Washington State to claim first in the final race at the Lake Natoma Invitational, crossing the finish line in 6:36.70 ... Irish second eight finished first in all three races at the fifth annual Dale England Cup ... won the grand final race at the BIG EAST Championship, crossing ahead of runner-up Louisville with a time of 7:04.071 ... finished third in preliminary heat at the NCAA Championship with a time of 7:15.092 ... in first repechage heat, finished second behind Yale, crossing the finish line at a clip of 7:27.079 ... in the A/B semifinal race, finished sixth, and concluded the three-day meet in 12th place overall with a time of 6:38.007 ... earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: One of six Irish rowers distinguished as a 2012 CRCA Scholar Athlete ... honored as one of the members of BIG EAST Crew of the Week with the second varsity eight (March 29) ... earned second monogram ... rowed for the second varsity eight boat, winning the first race of the season over Alabama (6:43.60), and the third the next day over Tennessee (6:29.60) ... also claimed victory over Minnesota and Kansas with a time of 6:33.00 ... raced in the second varsity eight versus Ohio State (6:44.25) ... came back the next day to beat Indiana, Louisville, and Purdue (6:34.66) ... rowed three races at the Virginia Invite, winning two, and posting a best time of 6:48.80 over Clemson ... also finished second against Virginia (6:48.80), and topped Penn and San Diego with a time of 6:50.20 ... beat Stanford (6:37.80) after falling to Southern California earlier in the day (6:40.10) at the Stanford Women's Invite ... won both the qualifier (6:40.10) and the BIG EAST Invite second varsity eight grand final over Syracuse, Iowa and Louisville after posting a time of 6:47.40 ... rowed for the second varsity eight at the BIG EAST Championship, beating Louisville, Syracuse and Connecticut to win the grand final (6:40.703), after winning the qualifier (6:30.830) ... went to the NCAA Championships with the second varsity eight boat ... finished fifth in the preliminary (7:00.60), then moved up one spot in the repecharge (7:01.08), to qualify for the third final ... helped the second varsity eight boat claim victory for the Irish in the third final, finishing the season with a 6:47.00 race over Cornell, Michigan State and Harvard to finish 13th overall among the 16-boat NCAA field.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Named a CRCA National Scholar-Athlete ... was a mainstay on the second varsity eight boat during the spring season for the Irish ... victorious in her first race of the spring as the second varsity eight boat went up against Buffalo and finished the race in 6:17.16 ... finished behind Indiana in Indianapolis while beating Purdue in a second varsity eight race after clocking in at 7:37.9 ... qualified for the finals at the Lake Natoma Invitational by placing second in both preliminary heats ... went on to place second in the finals with the second varsity eight behind only Wisconsin, stopping the clock at 6:45.2 ... won the BIG EAST Championship in second varsity eight with a time of 6:49.1 ... qualified for the finals by winning the preliminary heat (7:06.62) over Syracuse, West Virginia, and Connecticut ... placed third 6:44.92 in the Oak Ridge Regional Final behind Virginia and Clemson ... qualified for the finals by winning the preliminary heat, stopping the clock at 6:55.13 ... participated in the Head of the Rock Regatta varsity pair boat clocking a time of 19:41.19 ... placed ninth on the Notre Dame "B" boat (16:39.58) in the varsity eight race at Head of the Rock Regatta ... sat in the Notre Dame varsity eight "2" boat that took fourth place in a time of 14:47.1 and the varsity four that finished fourth vs. Tulsa (12:25.3).
AS A FRESHMAN: Sat in the novice eight boat for the entirety of the spring season ... opened up by defeating Buffalo in the first of two heats, setting the pace at 5:26.0 ... in the second heat, placed third with a time of 5:41.2 ... finished third against Michigan and Michigan State with a final mark of 7:07.8 ... captured the race victory the following day against Indiana, Buffalo, Purdue and Eastern Michigan in a time of 7:49.9 ... earned a pair of second-place results against USC in the morning (7:20.36) and UCLA in the afternoon (8:12.67) ... captured the prelim victory (7:26.996) and Grand Final gold (7:32.732) at the BIG EAST Championships ... earned a spot in the Grand Final at the Central/South Sprints, finishing sixth with a mark of 7:00.76 ... earned the spot in the final after placing second in the prelims (7:06.28) and in the semifinals (7:05.90) ... competed in both the collegiate eight and novice eight races at the Head of the Rock Regatta ... was a member of the 21st-place Notre Dame boat (out of 23) in the collegiate eight, as the boat coxed by Elizabeth Davis finished the course in 18:09.89 ... later helped her novice boat to a seventh-place result (out of 15), as the boat led by coxswain Lauren Peartree finished in 18:41.81 ... named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-sport athlete (soccer, lacrosse, basketball) while attending Conestoga High School, earning 12 varsity letters along the way ... helped her soccer team earn conference, regional and state championships during her senior season and was named team MVP ... saw her lacrosse team earn national ranking each of her four years, while personally earning all-conference and all-city accolades as team captain and MVP during her senior year ... born in Chesterfield, Mo. ... daughter of Raymond and Anne Haddad ... has one sibling, Kevin ... graduated with a degree in civil engineering from the College of Engineering.