AS A SENIOR: Member of the varsity eight "B" boat that placed fourth at the Lubbers Cup ... sat in second varsity four and third varsity four boat versus Michigan State winning one of the races ... helped the varsity eight boat finish first at the Indiana Invite (6:25.0) ... began spring season in varsity four green boat against Northeastern ... rowed as a member of the sixth-place team at the Head of the Rock, helping the team finish with a time of 16:00.56...her crew finished in 16th place at the Cal-Sag Regatta and finished fourth place in the varsity eight final D in a time of 7:12.705 ... earned third monogram with the program ... named to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team for the third time.
AS A JUNIOR: Helped the Irish win the BIG EAST title in the second varsity eight boat ... sat in the second varsity eight boat at the NCAA Championships that advanced to the Petite Final ... rowed in the second varsity eight boat, which placed third in the Petite Final at the Central/South Region Championship ... finished second in the second varsity eight boat finals at the BIG EAST Championships (6:49.58), helping Notre Dame earn the team placed third to Virginia and Princeton in the second varsity eight boat (6:41.1) ... rowed in the second varsity eight boat in the Windemere Classic, defeating Stanford with a time of 7:54.01, while falling to California and UCLA ... rowed in the second varsity eight boat, falling to Michigan State, Michigan, and Clemson ... in first spring race with second varsity eight boat, defeated Cincinnati and Alabama with a 6:49.85 time ... sat in the second varsity eight boat for three races against Tennessee and Minnesota ... rowed with the varsity eight "C" boat at the Head of the Rock, finishing seventh out of 24 boats ... named to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Part of second varsity four crew that began spring season against Tennessee and Minnesota ... member of Notre Dame "B" boat that finished fourth at Lubbers Cup in varsity eight race with a time of 7:19.09 ... rowed with open eight crew that finished second in Grand Final at San Diego Crew Classic with a time of 7:09.30 ... member of varsity four boat that won Grand Final at BIG EAST Championship with a time 7:33.00 that helped Notre Dame cop its third straight conference team title ... her varsity four boat finished fourth in the Petite Finals at the Central/South Region Championships with a time of 7:47.87 ... opened fall season with a fourth-place finish (10:01.00) in the piece one competition in a regatta against Michigan, Michigan State and Eastern Michigan ... clocked in at 9:42.00 to finish fifth with the piece two crew ... placed third in the piece three race in a time of 10:07.00 ... sat in the five seat at the Head of the Rock and finished sixth in the open eight race out of 25 entries ... raced to a fifth place finish coming in at 14:23.8 in the open eight at the Notre Dame Invitational ... captured a victory placing first in the open eight-b at the Head of the Elk (14:29.23), finishing 22 seconds in front of the second-place team.
AS A FRESHMAN: Member of the novice eight crew during the 2004-2005 year ... capped the season finishing seventh at the Central/South Region Sprints ... second place finish at the BIG EAST Championships ... victorious over Yale in the novice eight (6:50.8) ... defeated Cincinnati... first place versus Purdue and Louisville with the novice eight A crew ... beat Indiana with the second varsity four crew ... claimed victory (7:19.49) in the Collegiate Petite Final at the San Diego Crew Classic. Opened the fall season with a 10th-place finish with a time of 16:30.87 at the Head of the Rock ... at the Head of the Elk, sat bow seat ... her open four-b crew placed fourth in a time of 17:15.5 ... also clocked in a time of 15:30.5 in the open eight-a race at the Head of the Elk.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Earned three varsity letters as a member of the Central Catholic High School rowing team ... rowed in the five seat and stroke seat positions ... also rowed for Oregon Rowing Unlimited ... had an undefeated season and won the regional championships as a sophomore ... named team captain her senior season ... attended the U.S. Junior Women National Team selection camp in 2003 ... won the U.S. Rowing Northwest Regional Championships in the varsity eight and varsity four in May of 2002 ...current teammate, Kati Sedun, also rowed for Oregon Rowing Unlimited ... a member of the National Honor Society ... daughter of Noreen McQuaid ... born Dec. 19, 1985 in Portland, Ore. ... graduated with a degree in anthropology from the College of Arts and Letters.