No. 13 Notre Dame defeats No. 8 Michigan in pair of varsity eight contests
AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed in multiple boats for the Irish this season ... earned first monogram ... two-time selection as BIG EAST Crew of the Week (April 19, April 25) as member of varsity four boat ... brought the third varsity eight boat to a victory over Tennessee and Louisville in the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite (6:52.60) ... also beat Alabama and Buffalo (7:03.30) and placed third against Virginia's "A" and "B" boats... competed in the novice eight against Ohio State (7:15.12) ... beat Indiana, Purdue, and Louisville in the novice eight race the follow- ing day with a time of 6:46.65 ... rowed for the first varsity four boat at the Virginia Invite, highlighted by a 7:31.30 victory over Clemson ... also placed second against Virginia (7:34.30) and beat Penn with a race time of 7:34.10 ... helped the first varsity four boat to victories over USC (7:17.84) and Stanford (7:28.10) at the Stanford Women's Invitational ... topped Iowa and West Virginia (7:37.30) in preliminaries of the BIG EAST Invite ... won the first varsity four grand final at the BIG EAST Invite, posting a time of 7:44.90 in the win over Syracuse, Louisville, and Iowa ... after winning the prelims at the BIG EAST Championship, placed second with the first varsity four boat in 7:31.428, losing only to Syracuse ... continued on to the NCAA Championships with the varsity four boat ... placed fourth in the prelims (7:32.14) ... finished second in the repechage heat, and went on to a 7:21.20 fifth place finish in the semifinals ... quali- fied for the petite finals, and placed second (7:25.35) in the race to earn eighth place overall in the 16-boat field.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Competed with Olympia Area Rowing while attending Capital High School in Olympia, Wash. ... also part of Capital H.S. swim team, reaching the state competition two years ... won the 2010 Northwest Junior Regionals Championship as part of the first eight and reached the grand finals of the 2010 Youth National Championships, finishing sixth overall ... earned a national team invitation to the 2010 CamAmMex squad ... won first in both the first eight and second eight at the Covered Bridge Regatta in Eugene, Ore. ... named an Academic All-American ... born in Olympia, Wash. ... recently completed the First Year of Studies program ... currently enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters.