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    Kaitlin Jackson  
    Kaitlin Jackson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    West Bloomfield, MI

    High School:
    Mercy

    Height:
    5-8

    Birthdate:
    12/21/1985


    AS A SENIOR: Captured two second-place finishes and a third-place finish versus Northeastern ... rowed with the varsity four "A" that took third at the Lubbers Cup (7:11.31) ... placed second against Michigan State in the second varsity four ... a member of the second varsity four gold that earned second place at the Indiana Invite in a time of 7:37.5 ... her open four crew won the Petite Finals at the Central/South Region Championships with a time of 7:52.50 ... member of the eighth-place Irish crew in the varsity eight division at Head of the Rock that finished with a time of 16:15.53...at the Cal-Sag Regatta rowed as a member of the Irish crew that finished 16th of 22 entries...during the varsity eight final D competition she helped the Irish to a fourth place finish with a time of 7:12.705 ... earned second monogram with the program ... named to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team.

    AS A JUNIOR: Rowed in varsity four boat for first part of season ... won the varsity four boat against Alabama and Cincinnati with a 7:54.55 time ...sat in the varsity four boat against Tennessee and Minnesota ... raced in the varsity eight "C" boat at the Head of the Rock, recording a time of 17:41.14, good for 11th out of 24 boats.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Rowed with the varsity four "B" boat at the Lubbers Cup and took second-place in 8:41.30 ... member of second varsity four gold medal boat at BIG EAST Championships as her crew won the race in 7:46.92 ... rowed in Notre Dame's top open four boat at Central/South Region Championships and finished fifth with a time of 7:53.93 ... placed 10th with a time of 10:11.00 in the season-opening regatta in the piece one race ... improved to an eighth place finish in the piece two competition ... in the piece three race, her crew finished in a time of 10:11.00, good enough for ninth place ... sat in the six seat in the open eight at the Head of the Rock and finished in 10th place...at the Head of the Elk raced in the open four-b and finished fourth clocking in at 17:41.49.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Member of the third four that defeated Cincinnati by nearly 54 seconds...novice eight B crew claimed second against the Irish A crew, Purdue, and Louisville. During the fall season registered a 13th-place finish in the novice eight race with a time of 18:56.61 at the Head of the Rock ... victorious at the Head of the Elk races in the novice eight-c in a time of 17:42.0, ahead of eight other squads.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Participated in swimming and softball at Mercy High School, earning five letters ... three-time Catholic League conference champions in swimming, earning national ranking three times as well ... named to the all-conference team as a senior... placed 4th in the state and 17th nationally in swimming for her senior campaign ... conference and regional champions her freshman season in softball at second base, and regional champions again her sophomore year ... placed fourth in state her freshman softball season and second in state as a sophomore ... a member of the Science Club, Students Against Drunk Driving and the National Honor Society while in high school ... served as a youth leader at the Our Lady of the Refuge Youth Group ... one of three children, including her identical twin sister... parents are Larry and Darryl Jackson... father played basketball at Quincy and mother attended Notre Dame ... born December 21, 1985 in St. Louis, Mo. ... graduated from the College of Science with a degree in pre-professional studies.

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