Notre Dame's second place finish bolsters its NCAA Championship resume
Notre Dame won four of six races to tie Indiana for second place
Notre Dame rows strongly against No. 1 Ohio State, No. RV Michigan State
Notre Dame claims regatta title for the second straight season in Bloomington
Notre Dame turns in solid showing against Ohio State and Michigan
Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business
AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared as the coxswain for the B-team first novice eight boat at the Dale England Cup ... team finished third in both races, coming in behind the Irish A-team and Alabama with a time of 7:34.4 on Friday afternoon and crossing in 7:47.2 in the Saturday morning race.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Miramonte High School ... ran varsity cross country for four years and varsity track for three ... lettered seven times between the two teams ... is a member of the Squaw Valley Ski Team, which competes in the Western Region for Alpine Ski Racing ... has competed in ski racing since the age of six, particularly the GS, Slalom and Super G events in high school ... as a senior, qualified as the first alternate to represent the Far West at the Western Region Junior Ski Championship race ... as a junior, was the track team captain and recorded personal best times in the one mile and 5K races while tying her record in the two mile event ... competed in the Far West USSA ski races and USASA ski cross events ... placed third at the Revolution Tour ski cross race and qualified for USASA ski cross nationals ... as a sophomore, notched a personal best time of 12:06 in the two-mile race ... as a freshman, ran cross country with the Head Royce School and was named MVP ... made the first team all-league at the league finals, and was 10th at the NCS meet ...with her ski team went undefeated and won the overall Tahoe League title in 2009 ... participated in the National Charity league and earned the Heart to Heart award for six years ... earned the California Scholarship Federation life membership award as a senior in high school for her outstanding grades ... received the CIF Scholar Athlete award ... named to the Far West Academic Team for maintaining a 3.5 GPA or higher ... is the daughter of Jay and Leslie Ryder ... father Jay ran cross country and track at Colgate University ... has one sister, Sierra ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a marketing major.