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    Tylah Gantt  
    Tylah Gantt

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Lake Grove, NY

    High School:
    The Stony Brook School

    Height:
    5-11


    03/30/2013

    No. 14 Irish Claim Eight Race Titles At Michigan State

    Notre Dame enjoys successful showing in four-team race

    AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in multiple novice boats in her first season with the Irish ... at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, finished third in the first novice four boat before jumping to the third varsity four B-team, which finished third (8:30.20) behind defending NCAA champion Virginia and Notre Dame's A-team ... competed on the A-team of the first novice eight boat at Michigan State, crossing the finish line first in 7:26.00 before wrapping up the weekend in the second novice eight boat that also finished ahead of host Michigan State ... finished second to Michigan in the first novice eight boat in both races at the Ohio State Invitational ... raced with the novice eight B-team and second varsity four boat B-team at the fifth annual Dale England Cup ... the four-boat came in second place in its first race at an 8:21.4 pace ... finished the weekend with the second varsity four B-team crew, coming in third behind Notre Dame's A-team and host Indiana, setting a mark of 10:13.9.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from the Stony Brook School ... participated on the basketball, track, and tennis teams ... earned six varsity letters and was captain of the basketball and tennis teams ... as a senior posted a 17-1 record on the tennis team ... won the Swanson trophy for superior athletic performance ... was named all-county, all-league, and all-division ... was featured in The Village Patch, a local newspaper, as athlete of the week ... as a junior posted an 18-0 tennis record and earned all-county, all-league and all-division post-season honors ... as a freshman, competed on the tennis team at St. Andrew's ... off the courts, was named Stony Brook Female Athlete of the Year and was named an Outstanding Participant in the 2012 National Achievement Program ... was vice-president of the senior class ... daughter of Jeffrey and Elondia Gantt ... has one brother, Lanier ... cousin Lloyd Weeks played basketball at Penn State ... uncle, William Gantt played football and track at Florida A&M ... another cousin, Blake Walker, plays professional basketball for Venezuela ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.


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