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    Fighting Irish

     Jill Ryan  


    Brentwood, TN

    High School:
    Saint Cecilia Academy



    No. 19 Irish Race To Runner-Up Finish At ACC Championship

    Notre Dame's second place finish bolsters its NCAA Championship resume


    #RV Irish Finish Third At Dale England Cup

    Notre Dame won four events during the two-day regatta in Bloomington


    #RV Irish Win Four Races On First Day Of The Dale England Cup

    Notre Dame won four of six races to tie Indiana for second place


    #16 Irish Post Strong Runner-Up Efforts On Day One Of Lake Natoma Invitational

    Notre Dame logs seven runner-up finishes against No. 3 California, No. 6 Stanford


    #14 Irish Win Six Races During Big Ten/ACC Double Dual Regatta

    Notre Dame rows strongly against No. 1 Ohio State, No. RV Michigan State

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Coxed the second varsity four boat for the majority of the year ... the second varsity four pulled in after Virginia in 7:42.207 in first race at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational ... finished behind the Irish "A" boat in the final session of the regatta with a time of 7:53.230 ... finished as the runner-up to California in the Lake Natoma Invitational with a 7:36.60 clip ... fell to eventual NCAA team champion Ohio State in 7:52.15 at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, before placing second to Michigan in 7:39.66 ... crossed the finish line in second place in the second varsity four "A" boat in 7:47.20 to close out the challenge ... ended season with the third varsity eight boat, finishing second behind Virginia at the ACC Championship (6:56.40).

    AS A FRESHMAN: Was a coxswain in multiple boats for the Irish ... at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, won race against Buffalo with a time of 8:31.90 ... called for the first and second novice eight boats at Michigan State ... in morning session, came in third with the B-team of the first novice eight crew with a time of 7:47.90 ... switched to second novice eight boat in the afternoon, finishing second behind host Michigan State with an 8:08.50 mark ... came in third during the second day of racing in both the A and B-team boats at the fifth annual Dale England Cup ... in morning session with the A-team, posted a time of 8:28.4 ... in afternoon session, notched a 10:13.9 with the B-team.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Saint Cecilia Academy in spring of 2012 ... was a member of both the swim team and women's lacrosse team, earning a total of five letters between the two sports ... swim team went undefeated all four years she competed ... was named an AP Scholar with Distinction and a National Merit Commended Scholar ... was a recipient of the Brentwood Women's Club Ina Fusion Scholarship ... received the CIC Credit Union Scholarship ... was a member of the Science Olympiad team ... was voted Class treasurer for both her junior and senior year of high school ... was a member of the National Honor Society ... volunteered at the Safe Haven Family Shelter and nowadays volunteers with Habitat for Humanity of Notre Dame ... is the daughter of Michael and Pat Ryan ... has one brother, Neil, and a sister Lynn ... brother also attends Notre Dame ... is the fourth in her family to attend Notre Dame ... enrolled in the College of Science.

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