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    Meghan Vertovec  
    Meghan Vertovec

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    LaGrange Park, IL

    High School:
    Lyons Township

    Height:
    5-7


    AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed with the novice eight before moving to the open four at the Central/South Sprints during the spring season ... started the campaign with a pair of race victories against Buffalo, posting times of 5:26.0 and 5:30.5 ... placed third against Michigan and Michigan State after stopping the clock at 7:07.8 ... defeated Indiana, Buffalo, Purdue and Eastern Michigan the following day after crossing the line at 7:49.9 ... finished second against USC with a time of 7:20.36 in the morning races, then earned a runner-up result against UCLA with a clip of 8:12.67 ... earned the prelim heat victory at the BIG EAST Championships with a pace of 7:26.996 before winning the grand final in a time of 7:32.732 ... switched over to the open four boat at Central/South Sprints, advancing to the petite final and finishing fifth with a time of 7:46.32 ... opened the fall season by competing in the novice eight race at the Head of the Rock Regatta, helping her boat capture eighth with a final time of 18:59.52 ... raced in a novice eight time trial from the St. Joseph River, completing it in a time of 16:02.20 ... as a member of the Notre Dame "B" boat, finished in third place of flight two of the novice eight race against Indiana, Iowa and Michigan State with a time of 15:14.90 ... named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Participated in swimming while at Lyons Township High School, competing in the sprint, butterfly and freestyle races ... was a four-year letterwinner, along with being an all-conference, all-state and all-american award winner during her junior and senior years ... set school record in the 200 medley relay during senior season and also finished fifth in state in that event ... member of the National Honor Society and also served as school newspaper editor ... born in Downers Grove, Ill. on November 17, 1990 ... daughter of Tom and Karen Vertovec ... has two siblings, Katie and Michael ... enrolled in the First Year of Studies.

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