Three Notre Dame crews record multiple victories in season's first weekend
AS A SOPHOMORE: Served as coxswain with the first and second novice eights … first novice eight clocked a third place finish with a time of 6:26.060 in the final race session of the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational … coxed the second novice eight to a race victory against No. 1 Ohio State (6:52.73) to open morning racing at the Big Ten/ACC Double Dual … first novice eight claimed a runner-up finish (7:53.50) to cap the second day of the Dale England Cup. AS A FRESHMAN: Coxed the second and third varsity four boats during first season at Notre Dame ... made Irish debut at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational with the third varsity four boat, finishing second (8:42.830) in the Saturday afternoon session ... during the Sunday session, served as the coxswain with the second varsity four "A" team, earning a runner-up finish (7:49.940) ... switched to the open eight boat at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, picking up a second place finish (7:24.20) behind Michigan ... claimed a pair of race victories in both the Saturday morning (6:57.50) and afternoon sessions (6:50.30) at the Dale England Cup as part of the novice eight/third varsity eight boat.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Earned four letters in outrigger canoe paddling and one letter in kayaking at Punahou School ... paddling team finished in the top of its division twice, and was runner-up an additional two times ... also competed with the Hui Nalu Canoe Club for four years ... club team was the third-best on the island during sophomore and junior seasons, and was the top ranked squad during senior year ... earned National Merit Commended Scholar status, and was a member of the National Honor Society ... daughter of Todd and Debbie Hedrick ... has one brother, Noah ... attended the same high school as former Notre Dame football players Manti Te'o and Robby Toma ... enrolled in the College of Science, majoring in applied and computational mathematics and statistics.