Notre Dame claims regatta title for the second straight season in Bloomington
Notre Dame turns in solid showing against Ohio State and Michigan
Three Notre Dame crews record multiple victories in season's first weekend
Notre Dame junior Kendra Rask uses rowing to help others in the community
Seven Notre Dame rowers earned all-BIG EAST accolades, Irish coaches named coaching staff of the year
AS A JUNIOR: Raced in both novice and varsity boats during junior campaign ... made season debut at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational with the second varsity four boat ... rowed to a runner-up finish behind Louisville in the Saturday morning session with a time of 7:39.552 ... stroked the Irish second four to a second place result (7:42.207) against ACC foe Virginia ... second varsity four "B" entry finished in third place during the final day of the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite (7:53.230) behind Duke and the Notre Dame "A" boat in the race ... placed third in lone race at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge with the third varsity four boat ... pulled in ahead of Alabama with a time of 6:57.50 with the novice eight/third varsity eight boat at the Dale England Cup ... earned a first place finish over Rhode Island in 6:50.30 in final race of the regular season to close the Dale England Cup.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in multiple novice boats for the Irish ... at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, raced with the first novice four boat that beat Buffalo in 8:31.90 before moving to the B team third varsity four crew that finished third ... finished the Tennessee trip in the second varsity four boat which crossed second to Kansas in the last race of the day ... pulled for the third varsity four boat that came in second in both races behind Michigan at Michigan State ... moved into the second varsity four boat at the Ohio State Invitational ... crossed behind Michigan in 8:34.90 in the morning session, only to fall behind the host Buckeyes in the afternoon with a time of 8:42.96 ... stayed with the second varsity four boat at the Lake Natoma Invitational ... finished first race firmly in second, only to cross in third place behind California and Wisconsin in the second race ... started in the second varsity four A-team boat then moved into the first varsity four B-team lineup at the fifth annual Dale England Cup ... finished the event back with the second varsity four A-team, beating host Indiana and the Irish B-team boat with a time of 8:59.3 ... crossed the finish line of the grand final race at the BIG EAST Championship in second with a mark of 7:58.314.
AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed against Virginia twice with the fourth varsity four in the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, placing second in both races at 7:38.47 and 7:58.88, respectively ... helped the third varsity eight "B" boat take third with a time of 7:30.70 at the BIG EAST Invite.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Swam distance for her high school swim team while at Punahou School, lettering all four years ... Division Champion and second in state for the 200 freestyle her sophomore year ... swam with the club team Rainbow Aquatics and was a Western Zone qualifier ... was a member of the Hawaii Club at her high school ... received the Outstanding Achievement in Social Studies Award by her high school ... attended the same high school as Notre Dame football players Manti Te'o and Robby Toma ... born in Lihue, Hawaii ... daughter of Robby and Pamela Rask ... father graduated from Notre Dame in 1983 ... has one sibling- Kayla ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, majoring in marketing.