Third annual rowing event raises awareness and funding for pancreatic cancer research.
Six rowers tabbed CRCA Scholar-Athletes
Images of the Fighting Irish en route to another BIG EAST championship and NCAA berth.
Notre Dame Women's Rowing practicing on the water on October 6th, 2011
Photos of the Irish practicing on the river
Women's Rowing took on Tulsa on October 29th, 2010.
AS A SENIOR: Raced in a limited capacity with the Irish ... stroked with the third varsity four boat at the Ohio State Invitational ... came in fourth place in both races, posting times of 8:31.88 and 8:50.33, respectively ... started in the B-team boat of the women's novice eight event at the fifth annual Dale England Cup, finishing third with a clip of 7:34.4 ... in second race, hopped into the A-team second varsity four launch and pulled into third place in 8:28.4 ... moved back to the first novice eight B-team boat and finished third behind host Indiana and the Irish A-team with a time of 8:30.5.
AS A JUNIOR: Rowed with multiple Irish boats this season ... named a 2012 CRCA Scholar Athlete ... started with the second varsity four, getting the win over Duke (7:40.20) at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite ... also placed second against Minnesota (7:32.83), before taking third in the Sunday session (7:44.04) ... competed against Ohio State with the second varsity four (7:59.89) ... came back the next day to get the win against Indiana and Purdue (7:34.71) ... rowed the third varsity eight boat to victory over San Diego and Penn at the Virginia Invite (7:04.80), as well as a second place finish to Virginia (6:58.80) and another win over Clemson (7:04.00) ... qualified (7:37.30) and won the second varsity four race against Syracuse to finish up the BIG EAST Invite (7:56.80) ... moved to the first varsity four boat to race in the BIG EAST Championship, and after winning the qualifier with a time of 7:14.00, came in second place during the grand final (7:31.428) to finish out the season.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Served as coxswain with multiple boats during the spring season for the Irish ... finished in second place behind Buffalo in the first race of the spring, clocking in at 7:02.04 ... notched first victory of the spring with a first place finish in Indianapolis against Indiana, Purdue, Eastern Michigan, and a second Notre Dame boat while posting a time of 7:56.0 ... qualified for the BIG EAST Championships by placing first in preliminaries with a time of 7:22.21 ... went on to win the BIG EAST Championships final by stopping the clocks at 7:03.24 ... placed fourth (7:51.68) at the Oak Ridge Regional Grand Final in the open four regatta behind Virginia "A," Clemson, and Virginia "B" ... qualified for the grand finals by placing second in heat A behind Virginia "A" ... member of the fourth-place varsity eight Notre Dame "2" boat that finished in a time of 14:47.1 vs. Tulsa ... same day, rowed with the Notre Dame varsity four "3" that took seventh place.
AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed with the second novice eight boat for majority of the spring season before competing with the open four "B" boat at the Central/South Sprints ... won opening heat of the season over Buffalo with a time of 5:26.0, before finishing third in the second heat at 5:41.2 ... stopped the clock at 7:35.3 to earn a third-place result against Michigan and Michigan State ... defeated Purdue the following day after finishing at 8:02.8 ... also finished third in the novice four "A" boat against Buffalo and Purdue with a mark of 9:18.8 ... competed in the petite final at the Central/South Sprints, finishing in fifth with a time of 7:46.32 ... earned a spot in that race by finishing third in prelims (7:58.23) and fifth in the semifinals (8:00.96) ... raced in both the collegiate eight and novice eight races at the Head of the Rock Regatta ... helped the boat coxed by Elizabeth Davis finish 21st in the collegiate eight race, stopping the clock at 18:09.89 ... finished seventh in the novice eight race as the crew, coxed by Lauren Peartree, finished the race in a time of 18:41.81 ... raced in flight one of the novice eight heats against Iowa, Indiana and Michigan State, crossing the line in fourth place at 14:31.40 ... named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Played both soccer and basketball, earning eight varsity letters, at Trinity School ... named team captain and MVP during her senior soccer season, helping her team earn a conference championship ... also served as team captain and MVP of basketball team during junior and senior seasons ... member of the 1,000-point club at Trinity ... born in South Bend, Ind. ... daughter of Kevin and Katherine McShane ... has three siblings ... both parents are Notre Dame graduates and brother, Kevin, is currently attending ... graduated with a degree in chemical engineering from the College of Engineering.