2011-12 Notre Dame Rowing: A Season in Photos

Images of the Fighting Irish en route to another BIG EAST championship and NCAA berth.


10/6 Women's Rowing Practice

Notre Dame Women's Rowing practicing on the water on October 6th, 2011


The Irish on the River

The Notre Dame Women's Rowing team at practice on the river.


Irish Rowing Practice

Photos of the Irish practicing on the river

AS A SENIOR: Received a postgraduate scholarship from the Notre Dame Monogram Club ... did not compete in any races during senior season with the Irish.

AS A JUNIOR: Rowed for both the fourth varsity four against Virginia (7:38.47) and the victorious third varsity four (7:32.40) over Kansas at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite ... raced in the third varsity eight boat's third place finish against Ohio State (7:24.46)... won the next day in the third varsity eight boat against Purdue with a time of 7:02.88 ... saw action in the third varsity eight "B" boat at the BIG EAST Invite, claiming third (7:30.70) to finish out her season.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Rowed for multiple boats during the course of the spring season for the Irish ... notched her first victory of the spring in her first race crossing the finish line ahead of Buffalo at 6:28.9 with the third varsity eight-lightweight ... saw action in two races in Indianapolis ... helped the second varsity eight boat to a first place finish (7:24.0) over Purdue and Eastern Michigan ... later that day she would be part of the second varsity four boat that would finish third (7:48.9) behind a second Notre Dame boat and Indiana ... helped the third varsity four boat to a second place finish (8:02.29) behind Georgetown in the BIG EAST Championship grand finals ... would finish in sixth place (7:15.43) at the Oak Ridge Regional grand finals in the third varsity eight race behind Virginia, Clemson, Oklahoma, Miami (FL) and Central Florida ... member of the Notre Dame varsity eight "C" boat that took 13th place in a time of 17:17.78 at the Head of the Rock Regatta ... helped guide the varsity eight Notre Dame "4" boat to a sixth-place finish (15:11.3).

AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed with the second varsity eight boat during the spring portion of the schedule ... opened the season with a pair of heat victories against Buffalo, posting times of 6:25.2 in the first heat and 6:10.0 in the second race ... fell to Michigan State after posting a mark of 8:02.5 ... recorded a time of 8:41.5 the following day in a race against Buffalo, Purdue and Indiana, good for second place ... captured the grand final victory at the BIG EAST Championships, posting a race-winning time of 8:24.238 ... rowed with the open four "A" boat at the Central/South Sprints, qualifying for the C final ... the boat came away victorious in the final, clocking a time of 7:42.50 to hold off Tulsa "B" for the win ... raced in both the collegiate eight and novice eight races at the Head of the Rock Regatta ... was a member of the 11th-place finishing team in the collegiate eight race that completed the course in a time of 16:33.53 ... later at the regatta, helped her novice eight boat capture the race win by posting a victorious time of 16:15.34 to hold off Wisconsin ... raced at Notre Dame's home meet as a member of the Notre Dame "B" boat in flight two of varsity four competition ... the crew was able to win the heat over the likes of Indiana, Iowa and Michigan State by posting a time of 14:39.20 ... named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Participated on the rowing and field hockey teams while attending Saint Ursula Academy, earning five varsity letters ... helped her rowing team to a national ranking during her junior and senior seasons, capturing the regional and state championships along the way ... saw her field hockey team go undefeated during her freshman and sophomore seasons, winning the regional championship both years and the state title in her sophomore campaign ... member of the National Honor Society ... born in Cincinnati, Ohio ... daughter of William Salomon and Maureen Hickert ... has three siblings - Eric, Andrew and Annelise ... graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a dual degree in English and psychology.

Meghan Salomon
Meghan  Salomon


Cincinnati, OH

High School:
Saint Ursula Academy


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