Seven Notre Dame rowers earned all-BIG EAST accolades, Irish coaches named coaching staff of the year
AS A JUNIOR: Competed with a number of different boats during junior season ... rowed first race of the season with the first novice eight boat at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, earning a third place finish (7:10.916) ... raced in the Saturday afternoon session at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite with the third varsity four boat, finishing behind Virginia with a time of 8:42.830 ... competed in her third different boat in the Sunday session, earning a runner-up (7:42.940) finish with the second varsity four "A" boat ... raced in the third varsity four boat at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge ... raced with the third varsity eight boat to a first place finish (6:43.70) in the opening session of the Dale England Cup ... earned another victory in the second varsity four boat with a time of 7:44.10 ... closed out the season with a runner-up finish (6:56.40) at the ACC Championship as part of the Irish third varsity eight lineup.
AS A SOPHOMORE:Raced with multiple crews for the Irish throughout the season ... at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, started out in the third varsity four boat and crossed the finish line in 8:09.60, good enough for second place ... in second race, as a member of the A-team, finished second with a time of 8:12.18 ... in third race at the Tennessee regatta, switched to the second varsity eight boat B-team and came in fourth at a pace of 7:21.61 ... raced with the second varsity four boat at Michigan State and came in second in both races ... again competed with the second varsity four crew at the Ohio State Invitational and finished in second place behind Michigan and Ohio State ... finished second behind California in the first race at the Lake Natoma Invitational before stroking into third in the second event ... finished first as a member of the second varsity four A-team at the fifth annual Dale England Cup with a time of 7:44.2 before switching to the B-team and finishing second in 7:53.7 ... moved back to the A-team of the four-boat race and finished first in 8:59.3 ... competed with the second varsity four team at the BIG EAST Championship and crossed the finish line three seconds behind first-place finisher Louisville to post a time of 7:58.314.
AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed in multiple boats for the Irish this season ... got her first win with the third varsity eight boat at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite over Tennessee and Louisville with a time of 6:52.60 ... also beat Alabama (7:03.30) and finished third with the third varsity four against Virginia ... competed at Ohio State, finishing second with a time of 7:15.12 in the novice eight race ... rallied to get the win the next day over Indiana, Purdue, and Louisville in the novice eight boat (6:46.65) ... returned to action at the BIG EAST Invite, helping the third varsity eight boat to a victorious time of 7:10.90 ... also beat Iowa, sporting a time of 7:30.10 in the win ... ended her year with another victory in the third varsity four grand final at the BIG EAST Championship, pulling away for the win in 7:44.478, 30 seconds in front of the next boat.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Swam for the club team of Birmingham Bloomfield Atlantis while attending Marian High School ... qualified in sectional, junior national and senior national levels while with team ... competed with medley and 400 freestyle relays ... two-time All-American in 100 backstroke and three-time All-American in 200 medley relay ... school record holder in the 100 backstroke and 200 medley relay ... Catholic League champion in 100 backstroke during sophomore year ... swam backstroke on 2010 state champion and state record holding 200 medley relay team ... anchored '08 state champion and state record holding 400 freestyle relay team ... also played softball during high school ... member of the National Honors Society and Spanish Honors Society ... participated in the Junior Mentor Program and Ambassador Club ... daughter of Jerry and Martha Johnson ... born in Royal Oak, Mich. ... has four siblings: Hannah, Jacob, Zachary, Sofia ... recently completed the First Year of Studies program ... currently enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters with a major of preprofessional studies.