Notre Dame's first varsity four reaches top semifinal on first day of the NCAA Championship
AS A JUNIOR: 2015 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete choice … all-ACC Rowing Academic Team ... appeared for the first time at the 50th Head of the Charles Regatta, rowing with the Notre Dame championship four entry to a ninth place finish in a time of 19:09.609 … raced with the first and second varsity eights during junior campaign … turned in three runner-up performances at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, clocking a top time of 6:09.153 during the final regatta session … defeated No. RV Michigan State with a winning time of 6:36.29 during afternoon racing at the Big Ten/ACC Double Dual … pair of runner-up results at the Lake Natoma Invitational before winning the final heat of the weekend against No. 6 Stanford and Sacramento State with a time of 6:47.00 … claimed a Friday victory with the second varsity eight (7:00.60) at the Dale England Cup … placed second in the first varsity eight grand final (6:28.60) behind eventual team champion Virginia at the ACC Championship … finished in 17th place overall at the NCAA Championship after crossing the finish line in 6:44.901 of the first varsity eight C final on Lake Natoma.
AS A SOPHOMORE: 2014 CRCA National- Scholar Athlete ... raced with the first varsity four and second varsity eight during sophomore season ... won first race of the season defeating Louisville and West Virginia at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational in a time of 7:22.100 during the morning session ... raced to a second place finish behind Virginia (7:28.333) and closed out the weekend with a victory over Duke (7:31.70) ... moved to the second varsity eight boat at the Lake Natoma Invitational, collecting three second place finishes ... fell to eventual NCAA team champion Ohio State in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, crossing the finish line in 6:48.27 in the Saturday morning session ... the Irish second eight was defeated by Michigan in the afternoon session after turning in a time of 6:40.04 ... claimed the top spot in the opening race over Indiana at the Dale England Cup (6:24.80) ... defeated Alabama in the Saturday morning session with a time of 6:35.70 ... finished the Dale England Cup with a win over Rhode Island in 6:37.80 ... rowed to a win in preliminary heat two of the ACC Championship with a 6:50.00 clip before finishing third in the grand final race of the second varsity eight (6:44.70) ... finished behind Princeton and Stanford in preliminary heat of the NCAA Championship in 6:39.603 ... ended the petite eight final in third place with a time of 7:06.847, powering the Notre Dame second eight to a program-best ninth place finish overall.
AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in multiple boats for the Irish ... started in the first novice four at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational and won race against Buffalo with a time of 8:31.90 on first day ... on second day, moved into the third varsity four B-team lineup and finished third at an 8:30.20 pace ... on final day, competed with first novice eight crew and won both races, beating out defending NCAA champion Virginia in the first race with a time of 7:15.20 before moving on to beat Louisville and Miami in 7:18.00 ... stayed with the first novice eight team at Michigan State ... won first race in 7:26.00 and beat the host Spartans in the afternoon with a time of 7:44.90 ... appeared with the first novice eight team again at the Ohio State Invitational ... came in second in both races to Michigan ... competed with the A-team of the first novice eight crew at the fifth annual Dale England Cup ... won first two races before falling behind host Indiana with a time of 8:09.8 ... won grand final race in the third varsity eight boat at the BIG EAST Championship with a 7:18.864 mark.
PREP AND PERSONAL: was a member of the Varsity Cheerleading squad at Carmel Catholic High School, earning a varsity letter all four years ... as a senior, led her team to first place at the Stevenson High School Competition, second place at the Sectional Competition and 13th place at the IHSA State Cheerleading competition ... as a junior, squad placed second at the Stevenson High School Competition, fifth at the Cheer Sectional Competitions, and 24th at the IHSA State Cheerleading competition ... as a sophomore, her team earned first place at the Wauconda High School cheer competition ... is a member of the Leadership Institution ... daughter of Mark and Shari ... Mark is a Notre Dame graduate from the class of 1983 ... has two sisters, Maria and Allison ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as an accountancy major.