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.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2016-17):

Head of the Charles
Championship Four (10th of 19, 20:22.636)

Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational
Varsity Eight (3rd of 4, 6:46.557) - vs. Virginia, Michigan State, West Virginia
Varsity Eight (2nd of 4, 6:51.337) - vs. Michigan, Tennessee, Kansas
Varsity Eight (3rd of 4, 6:29.280) - vs. Louisville, Tulsa, West Virginia

Longhorn Invitational
Second Varsity Eight (2nd of 4, 6:32.698) - vs. Texas, UCF, Oregon State
Second Varsity Eight (1st of 4, 6:31.363) - vs. Oklahoma, Oregon State, San Diego

Lake Natoma Invitational
Second Varsity Eight (2nd of 3, 6:32.63) - vs. California, Boston University
Second Varsity Eight (2nd of 3, 6:28.70) - vs. Stanford, Sacramento State
Second Varisty Eight (1st of 3, 6:39.32) - vs. Gonzaga, UCF

ACC/Big Ten Duel
Second Varsity Eight (3rd of 4, 6:43.6) - vs. Ohio State, Michigan, Duke

Dale England Cup
Second Varsity Eight (3rd of 4, 6:52.50) - vs. Duke, Indiana, San Diego

ACC Championship
Second Varsity Eight (2nd of 2, 6:43.259) - vs. Duke (Preliminaries)
Second Varsity Eight (3rd of 7, 6:31.967) - vs. Syracuse, Virginia, Duke, Clemson, Louisville, Boston College (Grand Final)

NCAA Championship
Second Varsity Eight (4th of 6, 6:38.960) - vs. Brown, Virginia, Princeton, Navy, Jacksonville (Heat 1)
Second Varsity Eight (3rd of 5, 6:46.922) - vs. Indiana, UCF, Navy, Jacksonville (C/D Semifinal)
Second Varsity Eight (5th of 6, 6:55.689) - vs. Indiana, Washington State, Iowa, Northeastern, UCF (C Final)

AS A FRESHMAN (2015-16):

Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational
Third Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:51.83) - vs. Louisville, Minnesota and West Virginia
Third Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:28.42) - vs. Virginia, Kansas and Michigan State
Third Varsity Four (1st, 7:49.89) - vs. Michigan and Kansas

Dale England Cup
Third Varsity Eight (1st, 6:42.30) - vs. Indiana, Duke and Navy

ACC Championship
Third Varsity Eight (4th of 8, 7:09.976)
Third Varsity Eight (4th of 8, 6:43.143)


  • Three-year varsity letterwinner in swimming at Hopewell Valley Central High School. 
  • Competed for the Princeton National Rowing Association (PNRA) in Mercer, New Jersey. 
  • Helped Varsity Eight place second in youth nationals in her senior season, while also placing second at the San Diego Crew Classic and the Head of the Charles Regatta. 
  • The PNRA won the varsity eight at Canadian Henley in 2014 and 2015. 
  • Teammates from the PNRA team currently compete in varsity rowing at Stanford, Virginia, Clemson, Duke and Brown. 
  • Member of the National Honor Society. 


  • Daughter of Barbara and Richard Fischer, along with brother Kyle. 
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business with a major in finance. 


Kelly Fischer
Kelly  Fischer


Titusville, NJ

High School:
Hopewell Valley Central


Mendoza College of Business


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