Women's Rowing


IN THE FALL: Served as coxswain of the second varsity eight in the fall ... finished seventh at the Head of the Rock ... directed the Irish crew which placed an amazing third at the Head of the Charles, the nation's premier rowing regatta ... was the first-ever appearance for the Irish at the race.

AS A JUNIOR: Returned to cox the varsity four after missing the fall season while studying abroad ... earned her second monogram for the Irish in 2002-03 ... was a member of the 2003 BIG EAST Academic All-Star team ... finished third in the petite final and ninth overall at the Central Regions ... led the Irish varsity four to a third-place finish at the Windermere Cup in Seattle, trailing only Washington and Washington State ... won a gold medal at the BIG EAST Rowing Challenge, one of three championships for the Irish at the regatta ... helped Irish to a second-place team finish at the BIG EAST regatta ... coxed the varsity eight and second eight in two of three races against nationally-ranked Michigan in taking first place ... also recorded wins against Dayton, nationally-ranked Iowa, Indiana, Purdue and North Carolina.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Named to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team ... earned her first monogram as a member of the Irish rowing team ... coxed the second varsity eight to a fifth-place finish in the Central Regions grand final ... finished second in the grand finals after placing first in the heats at BIG EAST ... led the varsity four to first at the Indiana Crew Classic ... coxed the third varsity eight boat at the Milwaukee River Challenge which placed fifth ... led third varsity eight at the Chicago Chase and the Head of the Rock ... placed fifth at the Chicago Chase.

AS A FRESHMAN: Was the coxswain of the first novice eight in 2000-01 ... won the novice eight against Tennessee ... boat also won at Michigan State and Dayton ... also won at Indiana Cup, outdistancing the field by almost eight seconds ... won its heat at the Midwest Rowing Championship before the finals were cancelled due to inclement weather ... novice eight lost its first race of the season at the BIG EAST Rowing Challenge ... placed third in its petite final heat at the Central Region ... won first collegiate race at the Head of the Grand, defeating Michigan State ... coxed the second novice eight boat to a third-place finish at the Head of the Elk ... also competed in the open eight race, placing 25th in Elkhart.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner in cross country, swimming and track and field at Marist High School ... holds high school record for most letters ever won (12) ... team won state swimming and cross country championships ... won the state title in cross country as a freshman, junior and senior and swimming her senior year ... voted most improved swimmer her sophomore year ... team captain of state champion cross country team her senior year ... was the scholar-athlete of the year as a junior and senior ... member of National Honor Society and French Honor Society ... was yearbook editor-in-chief ... one of three children for Kathleen and Bill McCaffrey ... cousin Chris Curbin played soccer at Notre Dame ... born July 29, 1982, in Atlanta, Ga. ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters ... has a 3.677 overall grade-point average ... has been named to the Dean's List ... has been named to the Dean's List all six semesters in which she was eligible.

Kacy McCaffrey
Kacy  McCaffrey


Alpharetta, GA

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