Rowing (Alternate) - 2012
Polk's Notre Dame Bio
Earned first career bid to the Olympics with selection as part of first eight boat at
2012 London Olympics ... becomes first rower in Irish program history to earn a
spot in the Olympics ... helped eight boat win gold and set a world record (5:54.17)
in their heat of the 2012 Samsung World Rowing Cup II ... also won gold in the eight
at the 2011 World Rowing Championships and 11 Rowing World Cup in Lucerne
for second straight season ... captured win at the Remenham Challenge Cup and set
a course record en route to victory at the 11 Henley Royal Regatta ... won a pair of
gold medals during the 10 campaign, winning at the World Rowing Championships
and Rowing World Cup in Lucerne ... remains Notre Dames lone four-year All-
American (2005-08), earning first-team billing in each of her final three seasons ...
represented first Irish rower selected to each the U.S. Senior National Team (09)
and U.S. U-23 National Team (08).