Women's Rowing


IN THE FALL: Opened the fall in the piece one race at the Regatta and finished 10th ... improved to an eighth-place finish in the piece two competition clocking in at a time of 10:11.00 ... placed ninth and sat in the four seat with the piece three crew...finished sixth in the open eight in a time of 16:34.14 at the Head of the Rock ... raced at the Notre Dame Invitational in the open eight race and finished in fifth place ... captured a victory in the open eight-b race at the Head of the Elk clocking in with at time of 14:45.41, almost 23 seconds ahead of number two Cincinnati.

AS A JUNIOR: Earned her second monogram with the irish ... rowed with various crews in 2004-2005 ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... open four placed fifth in the Central/South Region Sprints to close the season ... second varsity four was crowned BIG EAST Champion with a time of 9:01.01 ... second varsity/novice four A crew defeated the B crew, Harvard, and Yale ... defeated Cincinnati with the second varsity four ... placed first versus Indiana and Northwestern ... second place finish with the varsity four B crew against Indiana and Purdue ... member of open eight crew that placed fifth in the Grand Open Final at the San Diego Crew Classic. During the fall season was part of the open eight crew that took 18th in a time of 16:47.56 at the Head of the Rock races in Rockford, Ill. ... took third at the Head of the Elk races in the open eight-c after clocking in at 16:13.7 ... finished second racing with Cassel in the pairs race at the Head of the Elk.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Earned her first monogram with the Irish, rowing in the first and second varsity four and second varsity eight for the Irish in the 2003-04 season ... BIG EAST Rowing Challenge champion in the second varsity eight ... helped team to its first ever BIG EAST team championship in school history ... finished first against Tennessee, Michigan State, and Duke in the second varsity four before placing first against Michigan, Clemson, Eastern Michigan and Michigan State in the first varsity four ... earned runner-up honors to Michigan State at the Indiana Crew Classic ... rowed as member of the second varsity eight against Boston University and Northeastern, placing second ... finished runner-up to Duke in the grand finals of the Central Sprints ... in the fall, was a member of the second varsity eight that was seventh a the Head of the Rock ... won a bronze medal at the prestigious Head of the Charles after taking third in the Club Eight race.

AS A FRESHMAN: Was a member of the first novice eight in 2002-03 ... after seeing limited action with the varsity in the fall, moved to the top novice boat for the spring season ... rowed in the five seat of the first novice eight during the spring, finishing third in the petite final and ninth overall at the Central Regions ... won the petite final at the BIG EAST Rowing Challenge, placing seventh overall ... finished first against Dayton, winning by over 22 seconds ... also defeated Iowa, Purdue, Indiana, Michigan and Tennessee ... was third against North Carolina and Clemson in spring season opener ... started off freshman campaign in the fall in the four seat of the third varsity eight at home versus Kansas ... boat finished third as the Irish finished 1-2-3 in the race ... rowed in the fourth varsity eight at the Head of the Rock placing 18th.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Earned nine letters in three different sports at Culver Girls Academy (three in volleyball, three in swimming and three in rowing) ... named team captain her senior year in all three sports ... named MVP her senior year in both volleyball and rowing ... was state champion in rowing her sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... was second in rowing varsity four boat at Midwest Scholastic Championships in 2002 ... one of two children ... parents are Donna and Frank Stealy ... born Dec. 26, 1983, in LaPorte, Ind. ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, majoring in marketing.

Danielle Stealy
Danielle  Stealy


Culver, IN

High School:
Culver Girls Academy




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