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    Christine McGough  
    Christine McGough

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Houston, TX

    High School:
    St. Thomas Episcopal School

    Height:
    5-6


    04/26/2014

    #10 Irish Repeat As Dale England Cup Champions

    Notre Dame claims regatta title for the second straight season in Bloomington

    04/19/2014

    #9 Irish Close Competition At ACC/Big Ten Challenge

    Notre Dame turns in solid showing against Ohio State and Michigan

    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

    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 A SOPHOMORE: Rowed with multiple Irish crews throughout the season ... at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, started out in the third varsity four boat, placing second behind Kansas in 8:09.60 before crossing the finish line in second place (8:12.18) against Virginia and the Notre Dame B-team ... in the third race hopped into the second varsity eight B-crew and finished fourth in 7:21.61 ... raced with the fourth varsity four boat at Michigan State and came in second to Michigan in both races, first with a time of 8:41.80 and next with an 8:47.06 mark ... stroked with the second novice eight boat at the Ohio State Invitational ... in first race, finished second ahead of the Buckeye boat, but fell behind eventual NCAA champions and Michigan to cross in third during the second race of the day ... raced with the B-team of the first novice eight crew at the fifth annual Dale England Cup ... came in third place in all three races.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed multiple boats for the Irish this season ... helped the Irish third varsity eight boat beat Alabama and Buffalo at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite (7:03.30) ... also placed second against Kansas (7:00.17) ... competed in the BIG EAST Invite, winning the first race over Iowa (7:30.10) before helping the third varsity eight "B" boat to a third place finish with a time of 7:30.70 ... won her final race of the season in the BIG EAST Championship over Connecticut and Louisville in the third varsity eight, posting a time of 7:44.478 in the win.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Swam for her high school team while at St. Thomas Episcopal, lettering all four years ... was team captain her sophomore, junior, and senior year ... named an Academic All-American in swimming her senior year ... had first place finishes at state in the 500 freestyle, 4x100 freestyle relay, and medley relay during senior year, as well as a second place finish in the 200 freestyle ... helped lead her swim team to back-to-back state titles her junior and senior year ... also ran cross country and track in high school, lettering all four years ... voted team MVP for the cross country team her sophomore year ... contributed to the team's state championship win her senior year ... also played soccer all four years at her high school, lettering all four years and being named team captain ... was a National Merit Finalist ... born in Houston, Texas ... daughter of Steve and Peggy McGough ... mother played volleyball at Dana College ... had an uncle, Mark McGough, and cousin, Sarah McGough, graduate from Notre Dame ... has one sibling-Kelley ... enrolled in the College of Science, majoring in pre-professional studies.

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