Notre Dame varsity four places 12th, eight boats each finish in 17th place overall
Notre Dame four boat qualifies for fourth straight petite final, both eights in C final
Notre Dame's first varsity four reaches top semifinal on first day of the NCAA Championship
Notre Dame travels to California for eighth all-time NCAA Championship appearance
Notre Dame's second place finish bolsters its NCAA Championship resume
AS A SOPHOMORE: Made first career Head of the Charles Regatta appearance as a member of Notre Dame’s first championship eight lineup, finishing in 16th place with a time of 17:18.707 … rowed with the first and second varsity eights during the spring season … entered the first varsity eight lineup for the final race session and finished in second place (5:57.835) at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational … after finishing as heat runner-up with the second varsity eight against No. 1 Ohio State (6:38.48), crew claimed an afternoon win over No. RV Michigan State (6:36.29) at the Big Ten/ACC Double Dual … second varsity eight closed the Lake Natoma Invitational by downing San Diego and Gonzaga with a time of 6:47.00 … transitioned back to the first varsity eight and earned a runner-up result (6:28.60) in the grand final of the 2015 ACC Championship in Clemson, South Carolina … first varsity eight placed 17th at the NCAA Championship following a C final time of 6:44.901.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Attended Loreto Secondary School, Fermoy ... participated in swimming and Gaelic football in addition to rowing ... was a three-time j18 National Single champion ... placed seventh in double sculls at the 2013 World Junior Championships ... 12th-place finisher in quad sculls at the 2012 World Junior Championships ... earned a bronze medal at the 2011 Coupe de la Jeunessee ... served as class president and was a member of the student council ... daughter of Brian and Siobhan Shinnick ... has two brothers, Donal and Andrew ... has one sister, Lesley ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a design major.