Notre Dame's second place finish bolsters its NCAA Championship resume
AS A JUNIOR: Made Head of the Charles Regatta debut as the coxswain of the Notre Dame championship four boat, guiding the Irish lineup to a ninth place finish in a time of 19:09.609 … coxed the first and second varsity fours during the spring slate … earned three runner-up finishes (two with the second varsity four, one with the first varsity four) to begin the season at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational … second varsity four defeated No. RV Michigan State with a time of 7:26.93 in the afternoon session of the Big Ten/ACC Double Dual … first varsity four claimed a heat win in 7:49.40 during Friday night racing at the Dale England Cup … Notre Dame finished as the runner-up behind eventual conference champion Virginia with a first varsity four grand final time of 7:18.10 at the 2015 ACC Championship … coxed the Irish varsity four to the petite final of the NCAA Championship, finishing in 12th place nationally with a final time of 7:32.743.
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 as a biological science major.