Women's Rowing


AS A SENIOR: Participated in the Head of the Rock Regatta with the varsity eight "B" boat, which clocked in a time of 16:41.60 in the Collegiate Varsity Eight race ... rowed at the Southland Regatta with the varsity eight "C" boat in the preliminary race where they finished with a time of 17:46.69 ... the finish qualified the crew for the "E" final where they crossed the finish line with a time of 7:32.50 ... did not compete for the Irish during the spring portion of the schedule ... named to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team..

AS A JUNIOR: Member of the varsity four that recorded two third-place finishes against Northeastern ... part of the second varsity four gold that took second place at the Indiana Invite in a time of 7:37.5 ... rowed as a member of the eighth place varsity eight boat which finished in a time of 16:15.53 at the Head of the Rock ... finished in 16th-place in the varsity eight division at the Cal-Sag Regatta, then went on to finish fourth in the varsity final D.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Made only spring appearance in second varsity "B" boat against Grand Valley at the Lubbers Cup ... rowed with varsity eight "A" boat for a fourth place finish out of 24 boats at the Head of the Rock.

AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed with the second novice eight in regatta against Tennessee and Minnesota to start the season ... led Notre Dame "B" boat to fourth-place finish in varsity eight race at Lubbers Cup with a time of 7:19.09 ... was a member of open eight crew at San Diego Crew Classic that finished second in Grand Final in 7:32.11 ... finished second at BIG EAST Championship rowing with novice eight boat in 6:59.92 ... member of crew that won Grand Finals at Central/South Region Championship in 7:09.90 ... rowed in the sixth seat in three races at the season-opening regatta ... opened with a 10th-place finish (10:11.00) in the piece one race ... improved to an eighth-place finish in the piece two competition in a time of 10:11.00 ... placed 11th in the piece three race... at the Head of the Rock, she collected a 10th-place finish out of 25 entries in the open eight (17:11.20) ... helped her crew to a fourth-place finish at the Notre Dame Invitational in a time of 16:48.0 ... finished second (17:45.57) in the open four-c race where she sat in the three seat at the Head of the Elk.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Earned four letters in crew on a team that was the four time state champions in Massachusetts ...was a two time MVP and earned the captains award her junior and senior seasons ... holds the record for the fastest girls erg time in the history of Shrewsbury High School crew...active in National Honor Society and Student Council ... received the American Heart Associations "Heart Hero" Award for her work in raising $13,000 in equipment and training to make Shrewsbury an AHA certified "Heart Safe" community ... daughter of Denis and Jan Leary...father Denis played basketball for Stonehill College ... has one younger sister ... born April 19, 1987 in Worcester, Mass. ... enrolled as a pre-professional studies major in the College of Science.

Danielle Leary
Danielle  Leary


Shrewsbury, MA

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