Women's Rowing took on Tulsa on October 29th, 2010.
FALL 2012: Raced with 12th-place finishing varsity eight boat at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta ... the regatta field included the 2012 Olympic gold medalist United States Rowing team, the London Rowing Club and defending national champion Virginia.
AS A JUNIOR: Competed in multiple boats for the Irish this season ... honored as a 2012 CRCA Scholar Athlete ... earned the title of BIG EAST Crew of the Week (April 19, April 25) twice with the varsity four boat ... earned third monogram ... rowed with the third varsity eight boat at Ohio State (7:24.46) in first taste of race action on the season ... came back the next day with a time of 7:02.88 to claim victory over Purdue in the third varsity eight ... helped the first varsity four boat claim two victories at the Virginia Invite, including a Sunday session victory over Penn and San Diego with a time of 7:34.10 ... also defeated Clemson (7:31.30) and finished second against Virginia (7:34.30) ... beat both Southern California (7:17.84) and Stanford (7:42.90) out west at the Stanford Women's Invite ... went two for two at the BIG EAST Invite, claiming victory in the qualifier (7:37.30) and in the first varsity four grand final over Syracuse, Louisville, and Iowa (7:44.90) ... rowed for the first varsity eight boat at the BIG EAST Championship, winning the eight-team qualifier (6:22.016) before taking first in the grand final over Syracuse, Louisville and Georgetown after posting a time of 6:31.724 in the win ... rowed for the varsity four boat at the NCAA Championships ... helped the boat finish fourth in the preliminaries, beating USC and Brown with a time of 7:32.14 ... barely missed taking first in the varsity four repe- chage heats, but qualifying for the semifinals with a time of 7:51.50 ... placed fifth in the semifinals, while qualifying for the petite finals (7:21.20) ... rowed to a second place finish behind UCLA in the petite finals (7:25.35) to secure eighth place overall in the 16-boat NCAA field.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Named a CRCA National Scholar-Athlete ... rowed for a variety of boats during the spring season for the Irish ... competed in the third varsity eight - lightweight race against Buffalo ..rowed across the finish line in first place ahead of Buffalo at 6:28.9 ... notched sec- ond 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 ... crossed the line in second at the Lake Natoma Invitational finals with the sec- ond varsity eight behind only Wisconsin, stopping the clock at 6:45.2 ... qualified for the finals by placing second in both prelimi- nary heats ... placed first at the BIG EAST Championship in second varsity eight with a time of 6:49.1 ... qualified for the finals by winning the preliminary heat after crossing the finish line at 7:06.62 ... placed third (6:44.92) in the Oak Ridge Regional Final behind Virginia and Clemson ... qualified for the finals by winning the preliminary heat, stopping the clock at 6:55.13 ... landed a fourth-place finish in the varsity four race on the Notre Dame "A" boat (17:43.69) and a ninth-place finish in the varsity eight race on the Notre Dame "B" boat (1:39.58) in the Head of the Rock Regatta ... guided the Notre Dame "3" boat to a fifth-place finish in the varsity eight race stopping the clock at 14:49.8.
AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed with the varsity four boat for majority of spring season ... opened up the slate with a pair of heat victories against Buffalo and Duke, winning the first heat in a time of 5:59.3 and the second in 5:58.9 ... earned a victory over Michigan and Michigan State a couple weeks later, pacing the heat with a time of 7:35.1 ... the following day, knocked off Buffalo, Indiana, Purdue and Eastern Michigan with a mark of 8:06.7 ... moved to the second var- sity eight boat against USC and UCLA, record- ing a pair of second-place finishes ... in the morning, stopped the clock at 7:11.83 to finish runner-up to the Trojans ... came in behind the Bruins in the afternoon session, completing the course in 7:53.21 ... returned to varsity four boat at BIG EAST Championship, capturing the prelim race win in 7:56.782 before winning the grand final in a time of 8:08.885 ... at the Central/South Sprints, earned a lane in the petite finals after placing third in the prelim heat (7:40.01) and fifth in the semifinal heat (7:37.07) ... crossed in third place in the petite final, post- ing a time of 7:35.33 ... opened the fall campaign racing in both the collegiate eight and novice eight races at the Head of the Rock Regatta ... sat with the 11th-place finishing collegiate eight boat that posted a time of 16:33.53 ... later would help her crew cap- ture the novice eight race victory by posting a time of 16:15.34 to secure the win over Wisconsin ... raced at Notre Dame's home meet with the Notre Dame "B" boat in flight two of varsity four competition against Indiana, Iowa and Purdue ... her team was able to secure the heat victory with a time of 14:39.20 to cross ahead of the Spartans ... named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Rowed for the Chattanooga Junior Rowing team while attending Notre Dame High School ... helped the team garner national ranking, while also capturing the state title, in both her junior and senior years ... team went on to earn two top-ten finishes at the US Rowing Youth National Championships, finishing in eighth place on both occasions ... member of the National Honor Society ... born in Chattanooga, Tenn. ... daughter of John and Mary Anne Poinsatte ... has two siblings, Justin and Rachael ... grandfather, Charles, along with father attended Notre Dame ... siblings Justin and Rachael are current Notre Dame students as well ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a psychology major.