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    Madeline Loper  
    Madeline Loper

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Chesapeake, VA

    High School:
    Hickory

    Height:
    5-10


    04/12/2014

    #9 Irish Post Crucial Win, Six Runner-Up Finishes On Day One Of Lake Natoma Invitational

    Notre Dame closes second and final day of racing on Sunday

    03/17/2014

    Irish Win Three More Races On Final Day Of Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite

    Three Notre Dame crews record multiple victories in season's first weekend

    05/19/2013

    Irish Claim Five Grand Final Titles To Earn 10th Consecutive BIG EAST Championship

    Seven Notre Dame rowers earned all-BIG EAST accolades, Irish coaches named coaching staff of the year

    05/18/2013

    Irish Look For 10th Straight BIG EAST Title Sunday

    Notre Dame has never finished outside the top two teams at the conference races

    03/17/2013

    Irish Roll On Final Day Of Oak Ridge/Cardinal Invitational

    Notre Dame wins a total of nine races during spring break training trip

    AS SOPHOMORE: Competed in multiple boats for the Irish ... at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, came in first with the first varsity four crew before falling behind Virginia in the second race ... came back to win the final race with a time of 7:43.20 ... crewed with the second varsity four boat that came in second to Iowa at Michigan State before crossing the finish line in 8:37.85 for runner-up honors against Michigan State ... stayed in the second varsity four boat at the Ohio State Invitational and finished second to both Michigan (8:34.90) and the host Buckeyes (8:42.96) ... rowed with the second varsity four B-team at the Dale England Cup ... boat was runner-up in both first and second races ... for third race, switched to the B-team in the first novice eight boat and placed third with a time of 8:30.5 ... pulled with the third varsity eight boat at the BIG EAST Championship and won the grand final, crossing in 7:18.864.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Competed with several boats during first year with the Irish ... started her career off at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite with two victories in the third varsity eight boat, sporting a time of 6:52.60 over Tennessee ... also beat Alabama (7:03.30) and placed second against Kansas (7:00.17) ... competed at Ohio State with the novice eight boat (7:15.12), but came back the next day for the novice eight victory over Indiana, Purdue, and Louisville with a time of 6:46.65 in the win ... also beat Iowa with the fourth varsity eight (7:30.10) ... helped the third varsity eight boat to the victory at the BIG EAST Invite over Iowa, Rutgers, and the Notre Dame "B" boat (7:10.90) ... ended her season with victory at the BIG EAST Championship in the third varsity four over Connecticut and Louisville, posting a 7:44.478 in the win.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Swam for four years as a sprinter for Hickory High School, lettering all four seasons ... helped lead her team to three undefeated seasons, while earning three all-city and one all-region selection ... placed second in the 50 and 100 freestyle at the Regional Championship her junior year ... named MVP both her junior and senior seasons ... member of the NCSA Junior National Team in 2009, 2010, and 2011 ... made the NCSA Junior National cut in 50 freestyle at the Senior Championship (club) meet in 2010 ... played middle blocker and outside hitter for her high school volleyball team, lettering in her final three seasons ... volleyball team won the district tournament fall 2010 ... member of the National Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society ... honored as a Scholastic All-American ... born in Coronado, Calif. ... daughter of James and Mary Beth Loper ... both parents attended Notre Dame ... her uncle, Joseph Roveda, graduated from Notre Dame in 1984 and was a member of the fencing team ... has two siblings- Jimmy and Bobby ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as an accounting major.

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