Women's Rowing



#17 Women's Rowing Wins Two Races On Day Two At Oak Ridge

The Irish won four races and claimed 10 runner-up finishes on the weekend.


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


#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

Notre Dame's College of Arts & Letters

Notre Dame's College of Science

AS A JUNIOR (2015-16):

Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational 
Second Varsity Four (3rd, 7:42.96) - vs. Louisville, Minnesota and West Virginia
Second Varsity Four (3rd, 7:14.85) - vs. Virginia, Kansas and Michigan State
Third Varsity Eight (1st, 7:07.64) - vs. Michigan and Kansas

Dale England Cup
Fourth Varsity Eight (1st, 6:59.6) - vs. Indiana, Duke and Navy
Fourth Varsity Eight (1st, 7:21.4) - vs. Indiana, Duke and Navy

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014-15):

Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational
Third Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:27.274)
Third Varsity Eight (3rd, 6:29.808)
Third Varsity Eight (3rd, 6:26.060)

ACC/Big Ten Duel
Third Varsity Eight (2nd, 7:05.69) - vs. Ohio State
Third Varsity Eight (2nd, 7:04.51) - vs. Michigan State

Dale England Cup
Third Varsity Eight (2nd, 7:08.80)
Third Varsity Eight (2nd, 7:53.50) 

ACC Championship
Third Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:42.70) - Heat One, Prelminaries, vs. Virginia and Clemson
Third Varsity Eight (4th, 6:51.90) - Grand Final, vs. Virginia, Louisville, Syracuse, Clemson and Boston College

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14):

Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational
Third Varsity Eight (3rd, 7:10.916) - vs. Virginia, Louisville and West Virginia
Third Varsity Eight (2nd, 7:19.360) - vs. Virginia and Duke
Third Varsity Eight (2nd, 7:15.461) - vs. Virginia, Michigan State and Duke

ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Third Varsity Eight (2nd, 7:41.47) - vs. Ohio State
Third Varsity Eight (2nd, 7:24.20) - vs. Michigan

Dale England Cup
Third Varsity Eight (1st, 6:57.50) - vs. Alabama
Third Varsity Eight (1st, 6:50.30) - vs. Rhode Island


  • Volleyball letterwinner at Vestavia High School.
  • Helped lead team to a runner-up finish at the 6A state championships as a senior captain.
  • Was honored with the Thompson Reynolds and U.S. Army Reserve National Female Scholar Athlete awards.
  • Started as a middle blocker in first season on the varsity squad during junior season.
  • Participated on the club volleyball level with Team Sting.
  • Was a National Merit Scholar Finalist, and a 2012 bronze level Presidential Volunteer Award recipient.
  • Served as president of the Spirit of America Club and secretary of the German Honors Society.


  • Daughter of Mark and Susan Trankina, along with her brother, Mark.
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as an mathematics and statistics major.

Kate Trankina
Kate  Trankina


Birmingham, AL

High School:
Vestavia Hills


Science / Arts & Letters

Mathematics & Statistics & Economics

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