Women's Rowing



Awards Round Up For Notre Dame Rowing

The Irish finished the year ranked No. 18 nationally.


No. 19 Irish Race To Runner-Up Finish At ACC Championship

Notre Dame's second place finish bolsters its NCAA Championship resume


#RV Irish Finish Third At Dale England Cup

Notre Dame won four events during the two-day regatta in Bloomington


#RV Irish Win Four Races On First Day Of The Dale England Cup

Notre Dame won four of six races to tie Indiana for second place


#16 Irish Post Strong Runner-Up Efforts On Day One Of Lake Natoma Invitational

Notre Dame logs seven runner-up finishes against No. 3 California, No. 6 Stanford

AS A JUNIOR (2016-17):

Head of the Charles
Club Four (3rd of 59, 19:29.856)

Lake Natoma Invitational
Second Varsity Four (1st of 4, 6:23.80) - vs. Sacramento State, Boston University, Stanford B
Second Varsity Four (4th of 4, 7:19.58) - vs. California A, California B, Stanford B (Grand Final)

ACC/Big Ten Duel
Second Varsity Four (4th of 4, 7:43.7) - vs. Ohio State, Michigan, Duke

Dale England Cup
Second Varsity Four (2nd of 4, 8:06.73) - vs. Duke, Indiana, San Diego

ACC Championship
Third Varsity Eight (2nd of 5, 6:56.671) - vs. Virginia, Clemson, Duke, Miami (Preliminaries)
Third Varsity Eight (4th of 6, 6:44.084) - vs. Virginia, Syracuse, Louisville, Clemson, North Carolina (Grand Final)

NCAA Championship

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16):

Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational

Varsity Four (3rd, 7:30.73) - vs. Louisville, Minnesota and West Virginia
Third Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:28.42) - vs. Virginia, Kansas and Michigan State
Second Varsity Four (2nd, 7:36.74) - vs. Michigan and Kansas

Dale England Cup
Second Varsity Four (1st, 7:18.4) - vs. Indiana, Duke and Navy
Second Varsity Four (1st, 7:45.4) - vs. Indiana, Duke and Navy
Varsity Four (2nd, 7:38.1) - vs. Indiana, Duke and Navy

ACC Championship
Varsity Four (2nd, 7:25.700) - Preliminaries
Varsity Four (4th of 9, 7:21.182) - Grand Final

AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15): 

Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational
Third Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:27.274)
Third Varsity Eight (3rd, 6:29.808)
Third Varsity Eight (3rd, 6:26.060)

ACC/Big Ten Duel
Varsity Four (2nd, 7:34.29) - vs. Ohio State
Second Varsity Four (1st, 7:26.93) - vs. Michigan State

Lake Natoma Invitational
Varsity Four (2nd, 7:21.50) - vs. California and Rhode Island
Varsity Four (2nd, 6:45.80) - vs. Sanford and Sacramento State
Varsity Four (2nd, 7:34.80) - vs. San Diego and Gonzaga

Dale England Cup
Second Varsity Four (1st, 8:00.40)
Varsity Four (3rd, 8:20.00)

ACC Championship
Second Varsity Four (2nd, 7:20.80) - Prelminaries
Second Varsity Four (3rd, 7:32.00) - Grand Final


  • Rowed with the Westerville Crew club team.
  • Raced in the stroke seat of the varsity eight during parts of final two seasons, also stroking the varsity four and quad of senior spring.
  • Served as rowing team captain during senior year.
  • Competed in swimming and lacrosse at the Columbus School for Girls.
  • Four-time state championship qualifier (two-time 200 freestyle relay, 200 medley and 400 freestyle relay) in swimming.
  • Member of lineup that broke the school record in the 200 freestyle during sophomore season.
  • Participated in the Rotary International Youth Exchange program the summer prior to junior academic year, studying for a short term in Spain.


  • Daughter of Michael and Suzanne Swartz.
  • Has one brother, Stuart, who is a senior at Notre Dame
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters.

Meredith Swartz
Meredith  Swartz


Westerville, OH

High School:
Columbus School For Girls


Arts & Letters

International Economics

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