Seven Notre Dame rowers earned all-BIG EAST accolades, Irish coaches named coaching staff of the year
AS A JUNIOR: Found a seat with the second varsity eight boat for entirety of spring season ... named BIG EAST Crew of the Week (March 29) ... earned first monogram ... rowed for the second varsity eight boat at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, beating Alabama (7:01.99), Minnesota and Kansas (6:33.00), and Tennessee (6:29.60) to start the season off for the Irish ... competed against Ohio State in Columbus (6:44.25) ... came back the next day to get the victory over Indiana, Louisville, and Purdue, sporting a time of 6:34.66 in the win ... won two out of three races at the Virginia Invite, beating Clemson (6:27.60), and Penn and San Diego (6:50.20) ... also finished second against Virginia, while beating third place Northeastern with a time of 6:48.80 ... competed against Southern California (6:40.10) before beating Stanford with a time of 6:37.80 later in the day at the Stanford Women's Invite ... after winning the prelims of the BIG EAST Invite with a time of 6:40.10, helped beat Syracuse, Iowa, and Louisville in the grand final (6:47.40) ... finished out conference rowing by qualifying (6:30.830) and earning a grand final victory in the BIG EAST Championship, beating rivals Syracuse, Louisville, and Connecticut with a time of 6:40.703 ... went to the NCAA Championships with the second varsity eight boat ... finished fifth in the prelims (7:00.60), then placed fourth with a time of 7:01.08 in the repechage, qualifying for the third final ... won the second varsity eight third final after posting a time of 6:47.00 to beat Cornell, Michigan State and Harvard and finish 13th overall among the 16-boat field.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed with multiple boats in the spring season for the Irish ... started the spring season as coxswain of the novice - third varsity eight boat and led the boat to a first place finish (6:39.7) against Buffalo ... rowed with the novice eight boat in Indianapolis, finishing second behind Indiana with a time of 7:39.6 ... finished first in the BIG EAST Championship Finals in the third varsity four boat after fin- ishing the race in 8:03.62 ... was part of the third varsity eight boat that finished sixth (7:15.43) behind Virginia, Clemson, Oklahoma, and Miami (FL) in the grand finals of the Oak Ridge Regional ... did not com- pete for the Irish in the fall.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete for the Irish as a freshman.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Competed with the swimming team all four year while attending Marist High School in Eugene, Ore. ... also lettered each of four years ... member of the 200 medley and 400 free relay state record setting relay teams ... biggest thrill to date was competing in the Junior Nationals for swimming ... member of the National Honor Society and the Pep Band ... born in Mesa, Ariz. ... daughter of Eric and Donna Woelfel ... has one younger sibling, Thor ... currently enrolled in the College of Science with a double major in biological science and Spanish.