AS A SENIOR: Rowed for multiple Irish boats throughout the season... earned third monogram ... started the season with a trio of races for the first varsity four boat at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, capped by a win over Alabama and Jacksonville (7:33.40) in the first race of the day ... in other two races of the day, finished second to Minnesota in 7:27.48 before finishing behind Tennessee in the final race of the event in 7:22.33 ... remained with the varsity four in a heads up race against Ohio State, finishing second with a time of 7:49.13 ... the following day, helped the crew to the win over Indiana and Louisville in 7:35.22 ... made the move into the third varsity eight at the Virginia Invite, earning a win over Clemson and Northeastern in the morning session in a time of 7:04.00 ... after the team finished second against Virginia with a mark of 6:58.80, returned to the top of the podium against San Diego and Penn with a winning time of 7:04.80 ... led the third varsity eight boat to a 7:14.00 time and first in the BIG EAST Invite qualifier before switching to the third varsity four prior to the finals and claiming a victory in 8:02.30 ... helped third varsity eight boat qualify for grand finals at the BIG EAST Championship, winning with a time of 6:55.967 in prelims ... in the grand final, raced to victory in 7:04.391 to claim the gold over Syracuse, Connecticut and Louisville.
AS A JUNIOR: Named BIG EAST Crew of the Week with varsity four boat April 21 ... rowed with the varsity four boat during the spring season ... finished in second place behind Buffalo in the first race of the spring, clocking in at 7:02.04 ... notched first victory of the spring with a first place finish in Indianapolis against Indiana, Purdue, Eastern Michigan, and a second Notre Dame boat while posting a time of 7:56.0 ... qualified for the Lake Natoma Invitational Group "B" final by finishing second (7:17.37) and first (7:27.0) in two preliminary heats against California and Oregon State, and Stanford and Sacramento State, respectively ... placed second in the Finale behind Wisconsin with a finishing time of 7:23.13 ... won the BIG EAST Championship in the varsity four with a time of 7:31.36 ... got her ticket punched to the finals by placing first in the preliminary round with a time of 7:50.91 ... placed second behind Virginia in the Oak Ridge Regional Finale with a finishing time of 7:22.52 ... sat in the Notre Dame varsity four "B" boat that took ninth place, crossing the line at 18:06.36 in the Head of the Rock Regatta ... member of the varsity eight Notre Dame "C" boat that posted a time of 17:17.78 in the same regatta ... came in sixth place as part of the Notre Dame "4" boat in the varsity eight race vs. Tulsa (15:11.3).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Rowed with the second varsity four boat during the spring season ... secured a pair of race victories in two heats against Buffalo to kick off the schedule ... won the first heat in a time of 6:25.2 before snagging heat two with a time of 6:10.0 ... returned to the water two weeks later against Michigan State, finishing second with a time of 8:02.5 ... the follow- ing day, earned a second-place finish against Buffalo, Purdue and Indiana, crossing the finish line at 8:41.5 ... captured grand final gold for the Irish at the BIG EAST Championships, pacing the field with a time of 8:24.238 ... rowed with the open four "A" boat at the Central/South Sprints ... the boat received a spot in the C final after placing fourth in the prelim heat (7:56.74) and then
first in the semifinal race (7:55.50) ... in the C final, the crew went on to finish in first with a mark of 7:42.50 ... at the Head of the Rock Regatta, began with a ninth-place finish in the collegiate eight race with a 16:08.61 mark ... also raced in the collegiate four race, adding a sixth-place finish in a time of 17:24.06 ... in the varsity four race against Indiana and Iowa, picked up a tenth-place finish with a time of 15:34.7 ... the varsity eight flight 1 race ended with a third-place finish for the Notre Dame "B" boat as they crossed the line in 13:20.8 ... named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed with the second novice eight crew for the spring season ... helped her boat capture second place against Michigan State as the boat finished the race in 8:46.90 ... the next day the boat went on to capture a second-place finish against Indiana and Purdue as they stopped the clock at 6:35.90 ... sat with the second novice eight crew as they earned a two-race sweep at the four-team regatta at Ohio State ... the boat was victorious in the morning session over Ohio State with a winning time of 7:11.12 ... in the afternoon session the boat was able to earn the victory over Minnesota on their way to shaving over seven seconds off of the morning time and finishing in 7:04.00 ... helped novice eight boat capture the best qualifying time at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 7:24..704 and later helped the boat grab the silver, stopping the clock at 7:08.309 in the grand final ... at the South/Central Sprints, rowed as a member of the open varsity four boat, helping it claim a spot in the C Final by completing the prelim heat in fifth (7:29.81) and then placing second in the semifinal heat (7:12.20) ... helped her boat claim fourth place in the C Final with a final time of 7:18.13 ... competed in the varsity eight race at the Head of the Rock as a member of the Notre Dame "F" boat, completing the course in 22:09.30 ... competed again at the Head of the Rock in the novice eight boat race with the Notre Dame "C" boat ... the crew stopped the clock with a time of 22:25.60 showing, good for 14th place ... raced in the novice eight race at the Southland Regatta in the Notre Dame "A" boat ... the team finished in 16th place, finishing the course in 20:46.16.
PREP AND PERSONAL: A three-sport athlete, competing in track, cross country and basketball ... earned a total of nine letters for her efforts in those sports ... was named track team captain in junior and senior sea- sons, helping guide Parkway Central High to a conference and regional crown in `08 ... was also selected to the all-conference team in track junior and senior year ... was a member of the National Honor Society, along with serving as the student body officer for Student Council ... born in Tao-Yuan, Taiwan ... daughter of Der-Chyan Hwang and Melody Shue ... has one sibling, Jonathan ... graduated from the College of Science with a degree in biological sciences.