Notre Dame enjoys successful showing in four-team race
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed primarily with the first novice eight boat in her first season with the Irish ... crew finished second behind Kansas in its first race at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, clocking in at 7:21.974 ... came in third place behind defending NCAA champion Virginia's A and B teams, losing to the B team by .30 of a second ... completed the Tennessee trip in the second varsity four boat, finishing second with a time of 7:59.37 ... won first novice eight race as a member of the A team at Michigan State with a time of 7:26.00 ... in second race, beat host Michigan State by six seconds ... placed second behind Michigan in both races at the Ohio State Invitational ... moved into third varsity four boat at the Dale England Cup and finished third in the first race with a time of 8:24.4 ... finished the trip to Bloomington, Ind. in third place as a member of the first novice eight boat, crossing the finish line in 8:30.5.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not race with the team.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Participated with the track, cross country, and soccer teams at Eden Prairie High School ... went to the same high school as baseball star Ryan Bull ... is involved with Notre Dame Christian Athletes ... daughter of Andrew and Teresa Claeys ... has one brother, Jack, and two sisters, Kate and Jane ... enrolled in the College of Engineering, majoring in chemical engineering/pre-professional studies.