Women's Rowing took on Tulsa on October 29th, 2010.
AS A JUNIOR: Rowed for multiple boats for the Irish this season... earned first monogram ... started the season at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, highlighted by a victory over Duke (7:40.20) with the second varsity four boat... also finished second against Minnesota (7:32.83), to go along with a third place finish against Tennessee and Virginia (7:44.04) ... raced with the third varsity eight at Ohio State (7:24.46) ... won the third varsity eight race against Purdue with a time of 7:02.88 ... claimed two victories at the Virginia Invite over Clemson (7:04.00), and Penn and San Diego (7:04.80) ... also defeated Northeastern in a second place finish to Virginia (6:58.80) ... won both races at the BIG EAST Invite, defeating Iowa and Rutgers (7:14.00) and topping four other boats in the Saturday afternoon session (7:10.90)... continued on to win the prelim (6:55.967) and the third varsity eight final at the BIG EAST Championship with a time of 7:44.478 to end the season.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed with three different boats during the spring season for the Irish ... started the spring season in the victorious (6:17.16) second varsity eight boat against Buffalo ... placed runner- up (7:32.0) in the second varsity eight race behind Indiana at a regatta in Indianapolis ... won the BIG EAST Championship in third varsity eight with a time of 7:03.24 after qualifying for the finals by winning the preliminary heat with a time of 7:22.21 ... placed third (7:51.4) behind Clemson "A" and Virginia "B" in the Oak Ridge Regional pre- liminary heat for the open four qualifying for the grand finals ... went on to cross the finish line fourth (7:41.87) behind Virginia "A," Clemson, and Virginia "B" in the grand finals... rowed with the varsity four and varsity eight in the Head of the Rock Regatta ... placed ninth in the varsity four race as a member of the Notre Dame "B" boat (18:06.36) and 13th-place on the Notre Dame varsity eight "C" (17:17.78) ... placed fourth in the varsity eight race vs. Tulsa stopping the clock at 14:47.1 on the Notre Dame "2"boat ... a member of the varsity four that crossed the line in a time of 12:25.3.
AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed exclusively with the novice eight boat during the spring season ... opened the schedule with a pair of race victories against Buffalo with times of 5:26.0 and 5:30.5, respectively ... finished in third against Michigan and Michigan State, posting a time of 7:07.8 ... defeated Indiana, Buffalo, Purdue and Eastern Michigan the next day, pacing the field at 7:49.9 ... finished runner-up to USC and UCLA in the morning and afternoon, respec- tively, after posting times of 7:20.36 and 8:12.67 ... won grand final at the BIG EAST Championships after completing the course in 7:32.732 ... finished sixth in grand final at Central/South Sprints (7:00.76) ... com- peted in both the collegiate eight and novice eight races at the Head of the Rock Regatta to open up the fall ... helped her collegiate eight boat to a 21st-place finish, stopping the clock at 18:09.89 ... in the novice eight race, saw her boat cross in seventh place with a final time of 18:41.81 ... at the home meet against Indiana, Iowa and Michigan State, helped her novice eight boat finish fourth in flight one with a time of 14:31.40 ... named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-sport athlete at St. Dominic Regional High School, participating in basketball, softball, field hockey and cross country ... earned 10 varsity letters during that time ... during senior season, was named team captain and MVP as well as earning all-conference distinctions in both basketball and softball ... was selected to Maine's McDonald's All-Star game for bas- ketball during her senior season ... born in Burlington, Vt. ... daughter of Michael and Catherine Murphy ... father attended Notre Dame ... has one sibling, Meghan ... majoring in psychology in the College of Arts and Letters.