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2012-13 Notre Dame ROWING Schedule 10/21/12 11/10/12 3/16 – 3/17/13 3/30/13 4/06/13 4/20 – 4/21/13 4/26 – 4/27/13 5/19/13 5/31 – 6/02/13

Head Of The Charles Ohio State and Michigan State Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational Michigan State/Iowa/Michigan Ohio State and Michigan Lake Natoma Invitational Dale England Cup BIG EAST Championship NCAA Championships

Boston, Mass. Columbus, Ohio Oak Ridge, Tenn. East Lansing, Mich. Columbus, Ohio Sacramento, Calif. Bloomington, Ind. Mercer County, N.J. Indianapolis, Ind.

Champ. 4 – 11th, Champ. 8 – 12th All Day NTS NTS NTS T-3rd, 7 pts. 1st, 118 pts. 1st, 151 pts. 13th, 66 pts.

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A Dominant Decade: 10 Consecutive BIG EAST Championships 2004-2013


Table of Contents INTRODUCTION

SEASON IN REVIEW

Media Information..................................................2 University of Notre Dame.......................................3 University Leadership.........................................4-5 Academic Excellence...........................................6-7

Notre Dame Rowing.......................................72-73 Facilities and Locker Room...................................74 2012-13 Rowing Roster/Picture..........................75 2012-13 Season in Review.............................76-81 2012-13 Honors & Awards...................................82

COACHING STAFF Head Coach Martin Stone...............................10-12 Associate Head Coach Joe Schlosberg............13-14 Assistant Coach Marnie Stahl...............................15 Volunteer Assistant Heather Schlosberg /Support Staff.......................................................16 STUDENT-ATHLETES Seniors.............................................................18-36 Juniors..............................................................37-46 Sophomores....................................................47-59 Freshmen.........................................................60-70

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HISTORY AND RECORDS Individual Honors & Awards...........................84-85 BIG EAST Academic All-Stars................................86 All-Time Monogram List.......................................87 Rowing Timeline.............................................88-92 NCAA Championship Results.........................93-94 BIG EAST Championship Results....................95-98 Central/South Region Championship Results.....99

The Notre Dame Athletic Media Relations department always is interested in assisting members of the media in their coverage of the Irish rowing team. Publicity and media information for Notre Dame rowing is handled by Tony Jones. Please feel free to contact Jones at the Notre Dame Athletic Media Relations department. Photographs, feature ideas and results are always available from the Athletic Media Relations department. For rowing information and interviews, please contact Jones at (574) 6317516. All interviews with coaches and athletes should be arranged through the Athletic Media Relations office. CREDITS The 2012-13 Rowing Guide was written and edited by Tony Jones, with assistance provided by Lizzie Mikes, Ryan Brown and Tayler Turner. Interior and exterior photography by Mike Bennett and Lighthouse Imaging, Heather Gollatz, Sports Graphics, Joe Raymond, Chris Howell, Steven Johnson, Lisa Mushett, Kevin Burke, Linda Dunn, Elizabeth Olivier, William Ewart, Dan Avila, Erik Dresser and row2k.com, Katy Kiely, Ben Solomon and the BIG EAST Conference. Graphic design, page layout as well as inside and outside cover designs by Cathy J. Scholz, C Graphics. Printing by Xerox.

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Media Information Print Media South Bend Tribune 225 West Colfax Avenue South Bend, IN 46626 (574) 235-6161, FAX (574) 235-6091 Bill Bilinski (sports editor) Curt Rallo (beat writer), Al Lesar (columnist) Notre Dame Observer (University daily newspaper) LaFortune Student Center Notre Dame, IN 46556 (574) 631-7471, FAX (574) 631-6927 Associated Press South Bend Tribune Building 225 West Colfax Avenue South Bend, IN 46626 (312) 286-7592, FAX (574) 236-1765 Tom Coyne (beat writer) Irish Eyes Magazine 21 Merriam Way Upton, MA 01568 (508) 529-6781, FAX (508) 519-6553 Alan Tieuli (editor) Denise Skwarcan (beat writer) Irish Sports Report 225 West Colfax Avenue South Bend, IN 46626 (574) 235-6161, FAX (574) 239-2646 Bob Wieneke (managing editor) Blue & Gold Illustrated 1605 North Home Street Mishawaka, IN 46545 (574) 255-9800, FAX (574) 255-9700 Lou Somogyi (associate editor) Dan Murphy (beat writer) Chicago Tribune 435 North Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 222-3423, FAX (312) 828-9392 Brian Hamilton (beat writer) Philip Hersh (contributing writer) Chicago Sun-Times 401 North Wabash Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 321-2663, FAX (312) 321-2833 Mark Potash (beat writer)

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Elkhart Truth Communicana Building P.O. Box 487 Elkhart, IN 46514 (574) 674-6337, FAX (574) 294-3895 Rachel Terlep (beat writer) Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette 600 West Main Street Fort Wayne, IN 46802 (260) 461-8223, FAX (260) 461-8648 Tony Krausz (beat writer) Fort Wayne News-Sentinel 600 West Main Street Fort Wayne, IN 46802 (260) 461-8263, FAX (260) 461-8649 Tom Davis (beat writer) Indianapolis Star 307 North Pennsylvania Indianapolis, IN 46206 (317) 444-6644, FAX (317) 444-6500 Niles Daily Star 217 North Fourth Street Niles, MI 49120 (269) 683-2100, FAX (269) 683-2175 Scott Novak (sports editor) Post-Tribune, Northwest Indiana 1433 East 83rd Avenue Merrillville, IN 46410-6307 (219) 648-3122, FAX (219) 648-3236 Times of Northwest Indiana 601 West 45th Avenue Munster, IN 46321 (219) 933-3232, FAX (219) 933-3249 Daily Herald 155 East Algonquin Road P.O. Box 280 Arlington Heights, IL 60006 (847) 427-4300, FAX (847) 427-1301 Patricia Babcock McGraw (beat writer) Grand Rapids Press Press Plaza-Vandenberg Center Grand Rapids, MI 49502 (616) 459-1400, FAX (616) 459-1502 Notre Dame Scholastic (University weekly magazine) South Dining Hall Notre Dame, IN 46556 (574) 631-7569 The Dome (University yearbook) South Dining Hall Notre Dame, IN 46556 (574) 631-7524

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Television WNDU-TV (NBC) P.O. Box 1616 South Bend, IN 46634 (574) 284-3016, FAX (574) 284-3022 Jeff Jeffers (sports director), Angelo DiCarlo WSBT-TV (CBS) 1301 E. Douglas Road Mishawaka, IN 46545 (574) 233-3141, FAX (574) 288-6630 Pete Byrne (sports director), Carl Deffenbaugh WSJV-TV (FOX) 58096 County Road 7 Elkhart, IN 46517 (574) 679-4545/293-9227, FAX (574) 294-1324 Dean Huppert (sports director), Allison Hayes WBND-TV (ABC) 53550 Generations Drive South Bend, IN 46635 (574) 344-5557, FAX (574) 344-5094 Emily Pritchard (multimedia producer) WHME-TV (LeSEA) 61300 Ironwood Road South Bend, IN 46614 (574) 291-8200, FAX (574) 291-9043 Chuck Freeby (sports director), Bob Nagle Internet Media Fighting Irish Digital Media (www.UND.com) Joyce Center, South Dome Notre Dame, IN 46556 Dan Skendzel (program director) Jack Nolan (director - media productions) Alan Wasielewski (producer) Gary Paczesny (associate producer) Ryan Camden (associate producer) (574) 631-2235 (Wasielewski) (574) 631-2238 (Nolan) (574) 631-3505 (Paczesny) (574) 631-1793 (Camden) Irish Illustrated (574) 288-0329, (574) 286-1652 Tim Prister, Pete Sampson (beat writers) Irish Sports Daily (574) 276-3234, (574) 520-2066 Mike Frank, Christian McCollum (beat writers) Irish Eyes (404) 291-0345 Tim O’Malley (beat writer)


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hen Father Edward F. Sorin started his school in the northern Indiana wilderness, he had only $300, three log buildings badly in need of repair and a far-sighted vision of establishing a liberal arts school to meet the growing educational needs of the frontier. He dreamed of building a great university, and in 1842, he founded the University of Notre Dame du Lac. Over the years, the University of Notre Dame du Lac would evolve into a preeminent place for Catholic thought. While becoming one of the top undergraduate institutions in the country, Notre Dame has also been at the cutting edge of research, including such innovations as the transmission of wireless messages and the development of synthetic rubber. Today researchers are achieving breakthroughs in astrophysics, radiation chemistry, environmental sciences, tropical disease transmission, cancer, robotics, and nanoelectronics. The University has also stressed residential life, with four-of-five students living on campus in the school’s 29 residence halls that serve as the focal point of social, spiritual and athletic activities. Notre Dame is one of a handful of universities with a truly international student body, coming from over 100 nations and all 50 states. Students come to Notre Dame not only to learn how to think, but to learn how to live, keeping faith with the vision of Fr. Sorin. Notre Dame is one of the few universities to regularly rank in the top 25 in the U.S. News & World Report survey of America’s best colleges and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Directors’ Cup standings of the best overall athletics

programs. The University ranks first among all Catholic universities worldwide, according to the 2011 Times Higher Education survey and the Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame boasts the No. 1 undergraduate business program in the nation according to BusinessWeek magazine.

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University Leadership Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. President

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ev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., is in his second five-year term as the 17th president of the University of Notre Dame. His vision is for Notre Dame to be the Catholic research university for our time – an institution that unifies, enlightens and heals by engaging in scholarship of the first rank while maintaining its distinctive Catholic character and long-time excellence in undergraduate education. During his tenure, Notre Dame has made significant progress toward its research goal, including selection as the lead partner in the Midwest Institute for Nanoelectronics Discovery, the creation of the Innovation Park research facility, and the construction of Stinson Remick Hall of Engineering. His commitment to undergraduate education has been marked by the Notre Dame Forums, yearlong initiatives that have examined important issues such as religion and world conflict, global health, immigration and energy. The University’s Catholic identity has been strengthened during Father Jenkins’ tenure in multiple ways, including the appointment of a coordinator for University life initiatives and the construction of

multimillion-dollar facilities for the Institute for Church Life, including the Center for Social Concerns, and the Institute for Educational Initiatives, which includes the Alliance for Catholic Education. Father Jenkins earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in philosophy from Notre Dame in 1976 and 1978, respectively, and was ordained a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1983. He holds advanced degrees from Oxford and the Jesuit School of Theology. He is a professor of philosophy and the author of Knowledge and Faith in Thomas Aquinas. A native of Omaha, Neb., Father Jenkins was born Dec. 17, 1953.

President’s Leadership Council President: Provost: Executive Vice President:

Marianne Corr Scott Malpass

Vice President and Senior Associate Provost:

Christine M. Maziar

Vice President and Associate Provost for Internationalization:

J. Nicholas Entrikin

Vice President for Research:

Vice President and Chief Information Officer: Vice President for Human Resources: Vice President for University Relations: Vice President for Finance: Vice President and Director of Athletics: Associate Vice President for Strategic Planning:

Richard C. Notebaert Chairman, Notre Dame Board of Trustees

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Patricia Bellia NCAA Faculty Representative

John Affleck-Graves

Vice President and Chief Investment Officer:

Vice President for Student Affairs:

John Affleck-Graves Executive Vice President

Thomas G. Burish

Vice President and General Counsel:

Vice President and Associate Provost:

Thomas G. Burish Provost

Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.

Daniel J. Myers Robert J. Bernhard Rev. Thomas Doyle, C.SC. Ronald Kraemer Robert K. McQuade Louis M. Nanni John A. Sejdinaj Jack Swarbrick Erin Hoffmann Harding

Religious Superior, Holy Cross Priests and Brothers:

Rev. James B. King, C.S.C.

Associate Vice President and Counselor to the President:

Rev. James E. McDonald, C.S.C.

Chief of Staff and Special Assistant to the President:

Frances L. Shavers

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ohn B. “Jack” Swarbrick Jr., a University of Notre Dame graduate now in his sixth year in 2013-14 as vice president and director of athletics at his alma mater, has attached his signature to a variety of new initiatives during his tenure: * Launching of Fighting Irish Digital Media—a major enterprise that delivers better information about and access to Notre Dame and its athletic programs via expanded production and distribution of programming. * Developing a plan for expanding Notre Dame Stadium in order to make it a year-round asset for the University while also improving the game day experience for student-athletes and fans. * Creation of new community outreach and youth programming activities. * Building of student-athlete programs and services that expand recognition of high academic achievement—and mentor and facilitate career development. * Meeting the performance needs of Notre Dame student-athletes through establishment of a new sports performance division. * Reaching out to more former Irish student-athletes, via the Notre Dame Monogram Club and other programs. In 2012-13 alone, Swarbrick played a major role in three significant announcements that positively impacted Notre Dame on the national collegiate scene: -- Creation by the Bowl Championship Series of the four-team College Football Playoff to begin with the 2014 season, with Notre Dame maintaining viable access into that system. -- Membership for Notre Dame’s athletic teams (other than football and hockey) in the Atlantic Coast Conference beginning with the 2013-14 athletic seasons. In football, Notre Dame will play five games per year against ACC opponents beginning in 2014 and also have full access to the league’s list of postseason bowl options. Notre Dame hockey now plays in Hockey East. -- An extension of the University’s relationship with NBC Sports through the 2025 football season. Swarbrick’s first five years combined featured a variety of on-and off-the-field Notre Dame athletics successes: * Number-one rankings for Notre Dame (among Football Bowl Subdivision schools) in the six most recent Graduation Success Rate (GSR) surveys--in 2012 at 99 for all-student-athletes (including football number one at 97, in the fourth consecutive year Notre Dame stood atop that chart). * Record involvement in community service hours by Irish student-athletes. * An appearance in the Bowl Championship Series football title game following the 2012 season—in an unprecedented year in which the Irish finished the regular season 12-0 to rank number one in the final BCS poll while also ranking number one in the GSR standings. * NCAA championships in 2011 in fencing (a men’s and women’s combined championship) and 2010 in women’s soccer. * NCAA runner-up team finishes in 2013 in fencing, 2012 and 2011 in women’s basketball, 2010 in men’s lacrosse, 2009 in fencing and 2008 in women’s soccer. * NCAA semifinal appearances in women’s basketball in 2013, men’s lacrosse in 2012, hockey in 2011, women’s tennis in both 2009 and 2010 and women’s soccer in 2009, plus 2010 and 2012 third-place fencing finishes.

* Construction of the 5,022-seat Compton Family Ice Arena that opened for the 2011-12 season and features two sheets of ice (one Olympic sized). The 2009-10 school year also featured dedications of new facilities for soccer and lacrosse--as well as opening of the new Purcell Pavilion within the south dome of the Joyce Center. Before coming back to Notre Dame, Swarbrick rose to national prominence as a lawyer, consultant and executive in the collegiate and Olympic sports industries Born in Yonkers, N.Y., and raised in Yonkers and Bloomington, Ind., he is a 1976 magna cum laude graduate of Notre Dame with a bachelor’s degree in economics. Upon graduating from Stanford University Law School in 1980, he returned to Indiana to accept a position as an associate in the Indianapolis law firm Baker & Daniels, one of the largest in the state. He was made partner in 1987 and spent 28 years with the firm. As a member of the Indiana Sports Corporation, including the chairmanship from 1992 to 2001, Swarbrick led many of Indianapolis’ successful proposals to a wide array of athletics organizations--from the National Football League (NFL) to the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) to the Big Ten Conference. His leadership efforts resulted in the city: * Earning the right to play host to the 2012 Super Bowl in Indianapolis at Lucas Oil Stadium. * Becoming the home of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) national headquarters in 1999. * Hosting the 1987 Pan American Games, where Swarbrick served as the director of competition. * Hosting the 1991 World Gymnastics Championships. * Hosting NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Fours and other college championship competitions and a wide array of national and world championships in the Olympic sports. * Securing rights to host the Big Ten Conference men’s and women’s basketball tournaments at Conseco Fieldhouse for five consecutive years beginning in 2008. At Baker & Daniels Swarbrick served as general counsel for numerous national governing bodies of Olympic sports, including USA Gymnastics, and as a consultant to various bid cities and host committees for Olympic Games and world championships. In his work as an advisor to the NCAA, Swarbrick coordinated the men’s College Basketball Partnership, an NCAA-led group that addresses the opportunities and challenges in the sport; developed the business plan for the new NBA/NCAA youth basketball enterprise, iHoops; served as a member of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Discussion Group, and chaired the NCAA/USOC task force dedicated to developing proposals to expand sponsorship of Olympic sports among NCAA member institutions. In 2000 Swarbrick received one of the NCAA’s highest honors, The Flying Wedge Award, for his work in establishing Indianapolis as the new home of the NCAA. In 2001 he was honored by the State of Indiana with the Sagamore of the Wabash Award. In 2002 he received the Pathfinder Award from Youthlinks Indiana for his service to youth in the state of Indiana. He received an honorary monogram from the Notre Dame Monogram Club in 2013. Born March 19, 1954, Swarbrick was named Notre Dame’s 12th athletics director on July 16, 2008. He and his wife, Kimberly, are the parents of four children: Kate, a 2010 graduate of St. Louis University; Connor, a 2011 graduate of Wake Forest University; Cal, a senior at TCU; and Christopher, a University of Notre Dame junior.

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Academic Excellence

Irish Athletes Again Ranked #1 In NCAA Graduation Ratings The University of Notre Dame once again claimed the 2012 national championship for graduating its student-athletes in all sports -- in the process posting the top NCAA Graduation Success Rate (GSR) figure (99) for its studentathletes for the sixth straight year. The GSR number for all Notre Dame studentathletes rated the Irish first among the 120 football-playing institutions in the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly Division I-A). The 2012 NCAA figures are based on entering classes from 2002 through 2005. Whether measured by the federal government in its Department of Education report or by the NCAA through its GSR numbers, graduation rates for Notre Dame student-athletes once again ranked either number one or among the handful of national leaders in five major categories among all major football-playing colleges and universities. Notre Dame’s institutional research found that Irish student-athletes in 2012 ranked number one in five of 10 major categories -- ranking second in three others and third in another. That’s based on the NCAA-issued GSR and federal figures. For the fourth year in a row Notre Dame led the nation in four GSR categories--for all student-

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athletes (at 99), male student-athletes (98), female student-athletes (100) and football student-athletes (97). Notre Dame also ranked number one in the federal numbers for male student-athletes (89). In calculations that include all student-athletes in all sports, Notre Dame ranked first among the FBS schools in the GSR figures, which were initiated in 2005 by the NCAA. The University’s 99 percent GSR for all its student-athletes ranked just ahead of the 98 figure for Duke. Using the federal formula, Notre Dame graduated a four-year average of 91 percent of its student-athletes, just behind Stanford at 92. In the GSR standings, the Irish led the way in four categories. In addition to its number-one ranking for all student-athletes (99), Notre Dame finished first among female student athletes at 100 (tied with Wake Forest), first among male student-athletes at 98 percent (ahead of Duke and Northwestern at 96), first among football players at 97 percent (tied with Northwestern), and second among black student-athletes at 98 percent (behind only Rice at 100). Notre Dame graduated 94 percent of all women competing in varsity athletics to rank second among its peer institutions based on the federal calculations (behind Stanford at 96). Among men, Notre Dame’s 89 percent federal rate also was first, tied with Stanford. Notre Dame

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graduated 82 percent of its black student-athletes, ranking third based on the federal rate, and Irish football players graduated at an 83 percent rate, to rank sixth. Nineteen of 22 athletics programs at Notre Dame compiled graduation rates of 100 percent, and none were below 91 percent, according to the eighth year of GSR measurements developed by the NCAA. None of the 120 Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly NCAA Division I-A) programs in the country had a higher percentage of 100 GSR scores than did Notre Dame with its .863 number (19 of 22). In addition, Notre Dame ranked second among all FBS institutions with nine perfect scores among 22 sports (.409) in the federal graduation rate analysis.

Notre Dame Athletics Leads The Way in NCAA’s APR Twelve University of Notre Dame athletic teams earned perfect 1,000 scores--more perfect scores than any other Football Bowl Subdivision school registered--in the ninth annual set of Academic Progress Rate statistics issued in June by the NCAA. All 26 Irish athletics programs again exceeded the NCAA’s APR minimum standards.


Notre Dame’s 12 perfect scores of 1,000 led all FBS programs for the second straight year. Stanford ranked second with 11, while Duke had 10. Boston College and Northwestern tied for fourth with nine each, followed by Vanderbilt (seven) and Rice (six). Notre Dame also led the FBS schools in 1,000 scores in 2012 (also with 12) and in 2009 (with nine). The 2013 report released by the NCAA features a four-year compilation of APR data from the 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12 academic years. The APR uses a series of formulas related to student-athlete retention and eligibility to measure the academic performances of all participants who receive grants-in-aid on every team at every NCAA Division I college and university. Eight Notre Dame’s men’s teams--basketball, cross country, fencing, golf, lacrosse, tennis, indoor track and field, and outdoor track and field-registered perfect 1,000 scores. Four Irish women’s teams--cross country, golf, softball, and swimming and diving--also earned perfect scores. Ten other Notre Dame teams produced scores of 991 or better: women’s rowing (998), men’s swimming and diving (997), women’s lacrosse (997), women’s volleyball (995), men’s soccer (994), women’s indoor track and field (994), women’s outdoor track and field (994), baseball

(992), women’s tennis (991) and men’s ice hockey (991). Notre Dame had 15 of its programs honored for the multi-year achievement--baseball, men’s basketball, men’s cross country, men’s fencing, men’s golf, men’s lacrosse, men’s soccer, men’s swimming and diving, men’s tennis, men’s indoor track and field, men’s outdoor track and field, women’s cross country, women’s golf, softball, and women’s swimming and diving. Notre Dame had 17 programs honored with public recognition awards in both 2012 and 2011, 14 sports honored in both 2010 and 2009--and 11 programs honored in both 2007 and 2008. Notre Dame this year led the way in terms of FBS schools in number of programs honored (Duke also had 15). The APR provides a real-time look at a team’s academic success each semester, by tracking the academic progress of each student-athlete. The APR includes both retention at institution and academic eligibility in its calculation and provides a clear picture of the academic culture in each sport.

Irish Rowing Succeeds In The Classroom The BIG EAST Conference annually recognized student-athletes who achieved a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher as conference academic all-stars. The Irish rowing program boasted an impressive 61 BIG EAST Academic All-Stars during Notre Dame’s final season as a conference member in 2012-13. Senior coxswain Abby Meyers was honored with a BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award, one of five Notre Dame student-athletes bestowed with the recognition from the conference. Meyers was also a three-time CRCA National Scholar-Athlete and a four-time BIG EAST Academic All-Star at Notre Dame. A program record 10 Notre Dame rowers received CRCA National Scholar-Athlete recognition in 2013. Christina Dines, Rose Doerfler, Courtney Gaberino, Kelsey Haddad, Anna Kottkamp, Meyers, Kelsey Murphy, Joanna Poinsatte, Teresa Rubinger and Danni Schneider each earned scholar-athlete citations. Scholarathlete recognition is awarded to any studentathlete currently in their second, third or fourth year of eligibility with the team who has rowed in her institution’s NCAA eligible boat for a minimum of 75 percent of the current spring races or raced in a regional conference event and maintained a cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 or higher for her career.

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Martin Stone molded Notre Dame rowing into the most successful program in the BIG EAST Conference during the team’s 13-year tenure as a conference member. The Irish won a conference-best 10 consecutive (2004-13) BIG EAST Championship titles, and represented the league on six different occasions at the NCAA Championship during that span.


Head Coach Martin Stone Head Coach 16th Season St. Mary’s (Calif.) ‘89

Since being named head coach in October of 1997, Martin Stone has been the driving force behind Notre Dame’s emergence on the national scene. The 2013-14 campaign will be the 16th season of varsity competition for the Irish. Since that inaugural season, Stone has been the individual and mentor responsible for elevating, nurturing and building a national-caliber program that has enjoyed tremendous success, prominence and respect amongst its peers. When he was named the program’s firstever head coach in the fall of 1997 after rowing was granted varsity status, Stone came to Notre Dame with one simple objective — to build a program that was recognized as one of the nation’s best. During his tenure, few could argue with the success of the program and its stature within the collegiate rowing community. Over his first 15 years at the helm of the Irish program, Stone has helped guide Notre Dame to six NCAA appearances, most recently qualifying in 2013 following the team claiming an unprecedented 10th consecutive BIG EAST Championship, a streak that dated back to the 2004 season. All told, five Irish boats captured grand final gold and scored 151 team points, the most in the history of the regatta. Notre Dame’s string of 10 straight conference titles was the longest active streak in the BIG EAST with the Irish women’s swimming and diving team’s streak ending at 14 consecutive in 2010-11. Individual accolades rolled in for the Irish following the historic final season as a BIG EAST member. Seven rowers were named first and second team all-BIG EAST selections while Stone and his staff of Joe Schlosberg, Marnie Stahl and Heather Schlosberg earned staff-of-the-year honors for the sixth time since joining forces. On the national scene, Molly Bruggeman became the second rower in program history to be named a CRCA Pocock All-America first team selection in consecutive seasons, also

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accomplishing the feat as a sophomore in 2012. Bruggeman joined Amanda Polk (2006-08) as the only Notre Dame multi-time first team All-Americans. Bruggeman, along with Erin Boxberger, Abby Meyers, Stephanie O’Neill and Ailish Sheehan, represented the Irish on the CRCA Central all-region team, tying a programhigh for student-athletes selected in a single season. Academic success has always been a strong suit of Stone’s squads at Notre Dame, as evidenced by the school record 10 Irish rowers who received CRCA National ScholarAthlete recognition in 2013. Notre Dame team members have claimed a total of 62 national scholar-athlete honors from the CRCA since 2002. Meyers also became the fourth Irish rower to earn a BIG EAST ScholarAthlete Sport Excellence Award. In building the program from its infancy, Stone has been able to relish the steady growth within the program. Less than 10 years after its first season of competition, Stone and Notre Dame reached a program first as the Irish earned their firstever at-large team berth for the 2006 NCAA Championships and then followed it up with another appearance in the team competition in 2007. The Irish finished 9th in ’06 and earned a 12th-place finish in ’07. The back-to-back NCAA berths were an endorsement for the program as one of the nation’s top collegiate programs. The ’12 season marked the first

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time since the NCAA Championship expanded to 16 teams that Stone and the Irish reached the finals, finishing 15th (varsity four – 8th, second varsity eight – 13th, varsity eight – 16th) overall. Each and every season, Stone and the Irish have shown why they continue to be one of the most consistent programs at the University. In 2010, Stone’s squad cemented its status as the BIG EAST Conference’s most dominant program in the sport by winning its seventh consecutive league crown. In convincing fashion, the Irish captured five of six races and finished second in the other event. The championship also saw Stone and his coaching staff cop staff-of-the-year honors for the fourth time in five seasons. Notre Dame also had a league-best six rowers earn all-conference accolades (2010 marked the first season that all-conference honors were handed out). Stephanie Gretsch earned a doublehonor from the CRCA at the end of the campaign as well, being named an all-central region first team selection as well as a National Scholar-Athlete, along with teammate and coxswain Sarah Keithley. On top of Keithley being named a National ScholarAthlete, she also was honored by the BIG EAST Conference as the Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award winner, becoming the third Irish rower to receive the honor. In 2009, Notre Dame captured its sixth straight BIG EAST crown after making BIG


EAST history in 2008 en route to winning its fifth straight conference crown as the Irish became the first team in conference history to sweep all six races with victories in the varsity eight, second varsity eight, varsity four, second varsity four, novice eight and novice four events. The ’09 season also saw Lauren Buck became the program’s first-ever recipient of a prestigious NCAA postgraduate scholarship. Buck was one of four student-athletes to earn a postgraduate scholarship, the most Irish student-athletes honored in a single academic year. For the third straight year in ’08, Stone and his assistants Joe Schlosberg and Marnie Stahl were selected as the BIG EAST Coaching Staff of the Year. Notre Dame’s varsity eight crew also finished the 2007-08 campaign ranked for the third time in as many seasons as the Irish ended the year 18th in the final Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA)/US Rowing ranking. Amanda Polk, the most decorated rower in school history, carved a unique niche as the program’s first four-time All-American as she garnered CRCA first-team honors for the third consecutive year after earning second-team accolades as a freshman. Polk also capped off her career by earning first-team CRCA All-Central Region honors, one of two Irish rowers to be selected for allregional honors. Polk’s teammate Julie Sobolewski was a second-team honoree. In 2006-07, the Irish finished 12th at the NCAA Championships and won its fourth consecutive BIG EAST crown, while also placing fifth at the Central/South Region Championships. The varsity eight boat won the gold medal at the BIG EAST Championships and was third at the Central/South Region

Championships. At one point during midseason, the Irish varsity eight crew rattled off five consecutive wins over top-10 boats for the first time ever in program history and climbed to an all-time high of third in the national poll. Polk became the program’s first threetime All-American and was a repeat selection on the CRCA first team. Teammate Allison Marsh copped second-team All-America honors. Five rowers garnered CRCA All-Central Region honors as Polk, Marsh and coxswain Maria Romano were selected to the firstteam, while Meghan Boyle and Laura Pearson were tabbed as second-team honorees. The unmatched success of the 2005-06 campaign could certainly be considered the program’s benchmark. During the season, the Irish finished ninth in the team competition at the NCAA Championships after earning the school’s first-ever team bid. Highlighting the Championship was a victory by the varsity eight boat in the Petite Final as the crew earned a seventh-place finish overall. Both the second varsity eight and varsity four crews also advanced to the Petite Final in their races and finished 12th and 11th, respectively. Stone was tabbed BIG EAST Coach of the Year in ‘06 for the second time in his career after Notre Dame won its third consecutive conference title by winning four of six races. He also was named the CRCA Central Region Coach of the Year (an honor that he had also earned in 2002) after the Irish finished a program-best third at the Central/South Region Championships. After beginning the season unranked, Notre Dame’s varsity eight boat finished fifth in the final CRCA/US Rowing ranking. In addition to finishing seventh at the NCAAs, the Irish varsity eight copped gold medals at both the BIG EAST and Central/South Region Championships. The win at the Central/South Region Championships was the first in a Grand Final for a Notre Dame varsity eight boat. Earlier in the spring, Notre Dame recorded its highest finish ever — fourth place — in the Jessop-Whittier Cup race at the San Diego Crew Classic. A record three rowers from the varsity eight crew earned All-America recognition by the CRCA that was highlighted by Polk becoming the second rower in the program’s history to earn first-team honors. In addition to Polk, Sarah Palandech and Julie Sobolewski garnered second-team honors. Five rowers (the most in school history) earned CRCA All-Central Region honors, including four first team honorees. Polk was a

first-team selection for the second consecutive year, while Palandech, Sobolewski and Romano copped first-team for the first time in their careers. Melissa Felker rounded out the list as a second-team selection. In 2004-05 Notre Dame won its second straight BIG EAST title by winning four of six events. The Irish enjoyed one of its best showings at the Central/South Region Championships with a seventh-place finish (its highest to date at the time). Polk became the first Notre Dame freshman to earn All-America honors as a second-team honoree and also was the first rookie to garner All-Central Region firstteam honors. Notre Dame’s 2003-04 season seemed to set the stage for the success of the past three seasons. Following three consecutive second-place finishes, Notre Dame copped its first-ever team title at the BIG EAST Rowing Challenge by winning four of five race titles, tying the conference record for individual crowns. The Irish varsity eight crew made an appearance in the NCAA Championships for the second time in school history and earned an 11th-place finish. Notre Dame also finished 16th in the final CRCA/US Rowing. The ’03-’04 campaign saw Natalie Ladine earn first-team CRCA All-America honors as she became the second rower in school history to earn All-America accolades. Ladine and Alice Bartek garnered All-Central Region honors as well. Consistency has been the hallmark of the Notre Dame rowing program under Stone. Although the Irish did not advance to the NCAA Championships in ’03, there were still many firsts in the program during that 200203 campaign as the second varsity four won its first-ever gold medal at the Central Regional Championships. Notre Dame also won three gold medals (the most up to that point) at the BIG EAST regatta as the Irish won the second varsity eight, the varsity four and the second varsity four. Notre Dame defeated top teams such as Michigan, Iowa, Tennessee and Clemson throughout the season and finished just out of the top 20. The Stone File • Hire Date: Oct. 29, 1997 • Birthdate: March 25, 1966 • Education: Bachelor of Arts degree from Saint Mary’s (Calif.) ’89 • Marital Status: Married, wife Amy •  Children: Two sons - Jack (born March 1999) and Noah (born February 2005)

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Head Coach Ashlee Warren and Ladine earned CRCA All-Central Region accolades, while Warren also became the first rower in Irish history to win the BIG EAST/Aéropostale Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year and was a semifinalist for an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. In 2001-02, Stone, one of six finalists for coach-of-the-year honors, led the Irish to one of their best seasons as the Irish earned a final ranking of 13th after being ranked as high as ninth at one point in the campaign. The Irish also earned their first-ever invitation to the national regatta, placing 16th at the NCAA Rowing Championships in the varsity eight. The Irish finished the 2000-01 season ranked 16th nationally. The varsity eight took fifth and the second varsity eight claimed sixth at the 2001 Central Regions, while the second varsity four was fourth in its final and the varsity four won the petite title at the same event. Other highlights of the campaign included the varsity eight winning the Head of the Elk, its first such victory in a regatta of that magnitude, and five other races during the spring. The Irish received an invitation and placed sixth in the Jessop-Whittier Cup at the prestigious San Diego Crew Classic. Stone also coached Warren and Michelle Olsgard to CRCA all-region honors in ‘01. Leah Ashe became the first Irish rower to earn CoSIDA Academic All-America honors when she was named to the women’s at-large second team. Stone’s second season saw dramatic improvement from his squad that boasted the talents of Katrina Ten Eyck, one of the top rowers in the nation. Ten Eyck, who garnered CRCA all-region honors, was invited to train at the United States Olympic Training Center. In 1998-99, Stone sent the program off to a rousing start and quickly put Notre Dame on the map as he led the lightweight eight vessel to a No. 12 national ranking. Before his arrival at Notre Dame, Stone spent five years as the women’s rowing coach at the United States Naval Academy, where he began his coaching career. In 1994, Stone coached the Midshipmen to a varsity eight title at the Champion International Collegiate Rowing Regatta. Navy not only earned the title, but also was awarded the prestigious Anita DeFrantz Trophy for overall performance by women’s crews at the Champion International Regatta.

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The Stone Family (left to right) – Martin, Noah, Jack, Amy and their pet hedgehog, Hedgie.

Two years prior in 1992, Stone directed the Midshipmen’s varsity eight to its first gold medal at the Dad Vail Regatta, the East Coast’s largest crew regatta. The second varsity eight also won a gold medal at the Dad Vail with the team winning the Seitz Trophy for overall team performance by women’s crews. The next season, Navy swept all of the races at the Patriot League Championships. The first novice boat also achieved success for Stone in 1993, by placing first at the Champion International Collegiate Regatta. Stone’s fifth and final year at the helm of the Navy crew program marked a new era for the program. The Midshipmen joined the prestigious Eastern Association of Women’s Rowing Colleges (EAWRC), which includes schools such as Brown, Princeton and Virginia. In the team’s first season in the EAWRC, the first varsity placed third in the third-level finals, while the second varsity won the third-level finals at the EAWRC Championships. Prior to taking over Navy’s women’s program, Stone served as the Midshipmen plebe lightweight coach in 1991. He also was an assistant rowing coach at his alma mater, Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, Calif., in 1990, working with both the men’s and women’s programs and more specifically, with the varsity and novice women. Stone began his rowing career at Saint Mary’s College as an undergraduate. With the Gaels, he was named the most valuable oarsman three years and went on to earn three letters, two in the heavyweight boat and one in the lightweight boat.

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Born March 25, 1966, Stone graduated from Saint Mary’s with a Bachelor of Arts degree in an integral major. He and his wife, Amy, are the parents of two sons — Jack and Noah. BIG EAST Championship Results Under Stone 2001 - 2nd (93 points) 2002 - 2nd (109 points) 2003 - 2nd (110 points) 2004 - 1st (116 points)^ 2005 - 1st (116 points) 2006 - 1st (122 points)* 2007 - 1st (118 points)* 2008 - 1st (123 points)* 2009 - 1st (112 points) 2010 - 1st (121 points)* 2011 - 1st (114 points) 2012 - 1st (111 points)* 2013 - 1st (151 points)*# ^ - Named BIG EAST Coach of the Year * - Named BIG EAST Staff of the Year # - Championship Record

NCAA Championship Results Under Stone 2002 - 16th (varsity eight) 2004 - 11th (varsity eight) 2006 - 9th (22 points) 2007 - 12th (13 points) 2012 - 15th (20 points) 2013 - 13th (66 points)


Associate Head Coach Joe Schlosberg Associate Head Coach 13th Season Northwestern ‘00

After serving as an assistant coach for the Notre Dame rowing program since he was hired in October of 2001, Joe Schlosberg was promoted to associate head coach in July 2008. The 2013-14 campaign will mark his 13th season as a member of head coach Martin Stone’s coaching staff. Schlosberg began his tenure coaching the varsity four crews from 2001-06. He then spent the next three seasons, from 2006-08, serving as the primary coach for the novice program before returning to coaching the varsity four boats at the start of the 2008-09 campaign. After the race against Indiana and Purdue in the spring of 2010-11, Schlosberg

took the reins of the second varsity eight crew for the remainder of the year. He returned to directing the varsity four boat during the 2011-12 and 2012-13 seasons. During Schlosberg’s tenure, his Irish crews have won 26 gold medals at the BIG EAST Championships as Notre Dame has won an unprecedented 10 straight conference titles from 2004-13. Since joining the Irish, Schlosberg has been a key part of the program’s tremendous success at the national level. In 2006 and 2007, Notre Dame earned the program’s first two NCAA Championship team bids. The Irish finished ninth in their first-ever appearance in ’06 and followed that up with a 12th-place finish in ’07. The Irish returned to NCAA Championship competition the past two seasons, taking 13th place overall against a regatta record 22-boat field in 2013 at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis. The Notre Dame varsity four was one of two Irish boats to reach petite final competition, leading all Notre Dame crews with a ninth-place finish. In 2012, the team’s first appearance since the NCAA Championship expanded to a 16-boat field, Notre Dame finished 15th

Schlosberg’s Coaching Experience • University of Notre Dame 2008-Present: Associate Head Coach 2006-2008: First Assistant Coach/Rigger 2001-2006: Second Assistant Coach/Rigger • Northwestern University 2000-2001: Assistant Coach Boat Responsibilities • University of Notre Dame Fall of 2011-Spring 2013 Varsity Four Spring of 2011-Fall 2011 Second Varsity Eight 2008-Spring of 2011: Varsity Fours 2006-2008: Novice Boats 2001-2006: Varsity Fours • Northwestern University 2000-2001: Novice Eight/Novice Four

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overall, led by the eighth-place showing of Schlosberg’s varsity four boat. The NCAA appearance was preluded by the ninth consecutive conference title as the Irish won five BIG EAST Grand Finals to claim a 14-point victory. Notre Dame reached the pinnacle of the BIG EAST Conference again in 2011, claiming its eighth-straight conference crown behind four boats capturing Grand Final gold, including the second varsity eight which Schlosberg had just weeks earlier began to oversee. The Irish held on for a five-point victory over Louisville, while again leading the way with five all-BIG EAST selections. The ‘10 campaign saw the Irish again top the podium at the BIG EAST Championships, aided by winning five of the six grand final races, one of which was Schlosberg’s varsity four crew. Along with winning BIG EAST gold, the boat was able to knock off two nationally ranked foes in Michigan and Michigan State earlier in the year and earned a second-place ranking in the final Central Region polls, according to the NCAA Division I Rowing Committee. En route to capturing its fifth straight BIG EAST crown in 2008, Notre Dame became the first school in conference history to sweep all six races that included wins by Schlosberg’s novice eight and novice four boats. The win by the novice eight boat was the first-ever for an Irish crew at the BIG EAST Championships. In ‘06, the novice eight won the Petite Final at both the San Diego Crew Classic and Central/South Region Championships and finished second at the BIG EAST Championships en route to the Irish league title for the third straight year.

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In Notre Dame’s first team appearance in the NCAA Championships in ‘06, the varsity eight finished seventh, the varsity four took 11th and the second varsity eight posted a 12th-place finish. During his first stint working with the varsity four crews, Schlosberg helped lead those crews to four consecutive gold medals at the BIG EAST Championships as the Irish swept both the varsity and second varsity four races in ‘05. At the Central/South Region Championships in ‘04 and ‘05, Notre Dame’s fours did extremely well, with the varsity four finishing fifth both years in the Grand Final event.

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In ‘02, Notre Dame experienced its best season at the time as the varsity eight qualified for its first NCAA appearance and achieved its first top-10 ranking in school history. In ‘04, the varsity eight finished 11th overall in its second appearance. Schlosberg came to Notre Dame after serving as an assistant rowing coach at Northwestern in 2000-01. With the Wildcats, Schlosberg worked with the men’s novice team and assisted with the men’s and women’s varsity squads, teaching the fundamentals of rowing and designing workout programs. He also was responsible for all of the rowing equipment. A native of New Jersey, Schlosberg worked with some of the elite collegiate rowing coaches during the summers of ‘01 and ‘02 at the Northeast Rowing Center in Maine. A 2000 graduate of Northwestern with a degree in mechanical engineering, Schlosberg competed for the Wildcats’ crew team from 1996-2000. He was captain in 1998-99 as his team won the Midwest Sprints and the Big Ten Sprint Championship in 1998. Schlosberg was an executive board member of the rowing team from 1998-2000, as well as the team’s marketing assistant and equipment manager. In addition to his coaching responsibilities at Northwestern, Schlosberg worked as a project engineer at ITW Buildex in Itasca, Ill. While at ITW Buildex, he led a multimillion-dollar product upgrade focusing on a new dimensional profile for the company. He also has worked as a graphics specialist at Exxon Research and Engineering in Clinton, N.J. In June of ’09 Schlosberg married Heather Constant. He and his wife reside in Granger.

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Assistant Coach Marnie Stahl Assistant Coach 9th Season Charleston ‘99

Marnie Stahl joined the Irish coaching staff in August of 2005 and will begin her ninth year with the program in 2013-14. The 2012-13 campaign was Stahl’s second season in control of the third varsity eight, second varsity four and third varsity four. Stahl also oversees the Irish novice crews. In each of Stahl’s first eight seasons as an assistant with the program, Notre Dame captured the BIG EAST Championship team title, and owned the longest active streak in the league with 10 straight conference crowns dating back to 2004. Two of Stahl’s boats claimed gold during Notre Dame’s final trip to the BIG EAST Championship in 2013, as the third varsity four and third varsity eight won grand final races at the West Windsor, N.J. regatta. The Irish second varsity four launch picked up a silver medal after a runner-up finish. Notre Dame scored a BIG EAST Championship record 151 points on its way to winning the conference title for the 10th consecutive time. All three of Stahl’s boats dominated on the conference level in ’12, with all three winning gold in the Grand Finals en route to the Irish winning five of six possible finals for the 14-point victory. She and head coach Martin Stone and associate head coach Joe Schlosberg were awarded BIG EAST Coaching Staff of the Year for the fifth time since ’06 as a result of the success. Stahl’s boats brought home several victories again in 2011, claiming the gold in both the third varsity eight and varsity four at the BIG EAST Championship. Along with this, the varsity four boat earned BIG EAST Crew of the Week honors after finishing second in the Group B Finals at the Lake Natoma Invite, including capturing a preliminary heat win over the nationally ranked Stanford four boat. The 2010 season was a big success for Stahl and the novice eight boats, as they racked up six race wins on the campaign. Most notable accomplishments included a gold-medal winning performance at the BIG

EAST Championship and berth in the Grand Final at the Central/South Region Sprints. During her three seasons working with the varsity four crews, Stahl’s boats enjoyed great success. At the 2008 BIG EAST Championships, Notre Dame’s varsity four and second varsity four crews won gold medals as the Irish swept all six races en route to winning its fifth consecutive crown. In addition, Notre Dame’s open four crew won the Petite Final at the Central/South Region Championship that same season. Overall, Notre Dame’s varsity four boats won five gold medals at the BIG EAST Championships under Stahl. In 2009, the novice four crew captured BIG EAST gold in winning the school’s sixth consecutive conference crown. She has also been part of two of the most successful campaigns in school history when Notre Dame finished ninth in 2006 and 12th in 2007 at the NCAA Championships after earning back-to-back berths in the team competition. The four crews advanced to the Petite Finals of the NCAAs and finished 11th overall on both occasions. The 2012 Irish returned to the NCAA Championship, earning a 15th-place finish after being led by an eighth-place showing by the varsity four. Prior to coming to Notre Dame as an assistant coach, she spent two years as a volunteer assistant coach at the University of Michigan. Stahl began her two-year stint with the Michigan program in September 2003 following four years as head coach for the St. Ursula Academy Rowing Club in Toledo, Ohio (August 1999 through July ‘03). At Michigan, she served as the primary coach for the varsity four boats and helped the program achieve success at the national level. In 2004, the Wolverines finished third in the team

competition at the NCAA Championships and then followed that up with an eighth-place finish in 2005. A member of the Toledo Rowing Club since August of ‘91, Stahl has served that organization in a number of capacities and has been instrumental in the long-range strategic planning of the program. She was named president of the Board of Trustees in January of 2005 after having been a board member since January of ‘03. She was head coach of the women’s collegiate summer program in ‘03 and served as head coach of the women’s masters team from June of 2000 until September of 2001. Stahl graduated cum laude from the University of Charleston in Charleston, W. Va. with a bachelor’s of science degree in sports medicine and pre-professional studies in May of ‘99. In addition, she has done graduate coursework in exercise physiology at the University of Toledo. A four-year letterwinner at Charleston, she rowed with the novice and varsity four boats as a freshman, the lightweight eight boat as a sophomore and the varsity eight crew in both her junior and senior seasons. Beginning in August of 2001, Stahl was employed by the Health Fitness Corporation. She began as a health fitness specialist (August ‘01-September ’02) at the UAW-Ford Health and Fitness Center in Dearborn, Mich. She also was the program manager for the employee fitness center at the Owen Corning Headquarters in Toledo, Ohio, a position she was named to in January of ‘03. A native of Toledo, Stahl holds a Level III certificate from the United States Rowing Association and is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a strength and conditioning specialist.

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Support Staff Heather Schlosberg Volunteer Assistant Coach Five Seasons Boston University ‘05

Heather Schlosberg completed her fifth season with the Notre Dame rowing staff in 2012-13. Schlosberg began assisting the Irish in the fall of 2008. For the 2008-2009 year, she helped with the first years, primarily working with the second novice eight and four. In the 2010-2011 year, Schlosberg focused on coxswain development and worked with a number of boats, including the third varsity eight, second varsity four, and the third varsity four. Currently, she is assisting with the varsity squad. Schlosberg formerly worked at the University of Tennessee where she served as an assistant coach from 2006-2008. While at Tennessee, Schlosberg headed up primary coaching duties of the novice squad and managed all team travel. The Lady Volunteers finished ninth and 11th at the NCAA Championship during her two years with the team. Prior to Tennessee, Schlosberg directed the junior women’s program at the Minneapolis Rowing Club. Starting as an assistant coach in ‘02, she rose in ranks to take over the head coach position in ‘05. She then led the squad to its first-ever winning season culminating in a fourth place showing at the prestigious 2005 Head of the Charles Regatta in the youth women’s four event. Schlosberg graduated cum laude from Boston University where she was a threeyear varsity letter winner for their men’s crew team. She coxed the varsity eight to program best finishes in `05, including grand final appearances at both the Eastern Sprints and the IRA National Championship, and BU’s first cup win over Wisconsin since ‘95. She was named the Boston University men’s Crew Scholar Athlete her senior year for graduating with the highest GPA amongst the team. In the summer of ‘09, Schlosberg married Irish associate head rowing coach, Joe Schlosberg. The two reside in Granger.

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Kurt Butler Rigger Five Seasons Marietta College ‘92

Kurt Butler recently completed his fifth season as a member of the Irish coaching staff. He was named rigger for the Notre Dame rowing program in July 2008 after serving for seven seasons as head coach for the Notre Dame men’s crew club team. As the rigger Butler is in charge of maintaining all equipment for the team and for the transportation of shells to competition sites. While serving as the Head Coach of the ND Rowing Club, Butler also worked with the Western Reserve Rowing Association in Cleveland, Ohio from 2001-05 and was the head coach for the recreational masters, novice and experienced junior program. He guided his competitive masters team to victories at Canadian Henley and Masters Nationals. Prior to coming to Notre Dame, Butler served as the assistant crew coach at Connecticut College for the 2000-01 season and was the crew coach at Oswego State University in the fall of 1998. Butler began his coaching career in the fall of 1991 when he was appointed co-coach of the women’s program at Marietta College during his senior year. Four years later, he was named volunteer assistant coach at Purdue University for both the men’s and women’s teams, serving in that capacity from 1995-97. During his tenure with the Boilermaker program, he coached the women’s varsity eight crews to second and third-place finishes at the Dad Vail Regatta and a second-place finish representing the United States in the International Invitational at the Henley Women’s Regatta. Butler earned his bachelor’s of science in petroleum engineering from Marietta College in 1992 and later received his master’s of science in management from Purdue University in `97.

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The Notre Dame varsity eight repeated as grand final champions at the 2013 BIG EAST Championship, leading the Irish to their 10th straight conference title. The first eight launch won its final two races of the season to finish 13th at the NCAA Championship in Indianapolis.


Student-Athletes Paige Aiello Senior 5-6 Rochester Hills, MI Notre Dame Preparatory AS A SENIOR: Was a member of the second varsity eight boat for third straight season after competing in the varsity four entry at the Head of the Charles Regatta during the fall … was a key crew member for the four boat that finished in 11th place with a time of 20:09.96 at the Boston, Mass. race … opened the spring season at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational by winning two of the three races … two weeks later, the second eight crew won both races at Michigan State … at the Ohio State Invitational, finished ahead of Michigan with a time of 7:07.97 before losing competitive second race to host and eventual national champion Ohio State

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with a 7:32.75 mark … placed second in first two races at the Lake Natoma Invitational before winning third and final race of the weekend in a 6:36.70 sprint … won all three races in the last regatta of the regular season at the fifth annual Dale England Cup … placed first at the BIG EAST Championship regatta, stopping the clock at 7:04.071, almost five full seconds faster than runner-up Louisville … team claimed 10th consecutive BIG EAST Championship in its last season in the conference … the second varsity eight boat finished third in its preliminary heat at the NCAA Championship with a time of 7:15.092 behind coastal rivals USC and Princeton … placed second in first repechage heat with a 7:27.079 mark … finished sixth in the A/B Semifinal with a time of 7:11.729 … concluded the event in 12th place with a time of 6:38.007 in the second varsity eight petite final … earned a monogram. AS A JUNIOR: Maintained spot with second varsity eight boat for second straight season … named BIG EAST Crew of the Week (March 29) … earned second monogram … opened with a perfect 3-0 weekend at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite … began the event with a win over Alabama after crossing

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in 6:43.60 before knocking off both Minnesota and Kansas in the second race in 6:33.00 … ended the weekend with a win over Tennessee after stopping the clock at 6:29.60 … finished second to Ohio State in Columbus, Ohio, crossing the line at 6:44.25 … beat Indiana, Louisville, and Purdue the following day with a time of 6:34.66 … at the Virginia Invite, posted a pair of victories in three races over the weekend … began the event with a victory over Clemson after crossing in 6:42.50 and finished with a victory over both Penn and San Diego with a time of 6:50.20 … also crossed just behind Virginia in the third race of the event with a mark of 6:48.80 … competed at the Stanford Women’s Invitational against both USC and Stanford … placed second against the Trojans with a time of 6:40.10 before claiming a win over the Cardinal in the afternoon in 6:37.80 … advanced to the grand finals at the BIG EAST Invite after winning the preliminary heat in 6:40.10 and later claimed the gold after defeating Syracuse, Iowa and Louisville with a time of 6:47.40 … earned the top lane at the BIG EAST Championship after finishing with the fastest time in prelims at 6:30.830 … went on to win gold, one of five on the day for the Irish, after defeating


Syracuse, Louisville and Connecticut with a mark of 6:40.703 … rowed for the second varsity eight boat at the NCAA Championships in Mercer, N.J. … finished fifth in the preliminary heat with a time of 7:00.60, followed by a 7:01.08 showing in the repechage heat to move on to the third final … won the second varsity eight third final over Cornell, Michigan State and Harvard with a time of 6:47.00 to finish 13th overall in the 16-boat field. AS A SOPHOMORE: Raced the entire spring season with the second varsity eight boat … was victorious in her first race of the

spring as the second varsity eight boat went up against Buffalo and finished the race in 6:17.16 … finished behind Indiana in Indianapolis while beating Purdue in a second varsity eight race after clocking in at 7:37.9 … placed second at the Lake Natoma Invitational finals for second varsity eight behind only Wisconsin, stopping the clock at 6:45.2 … qualified for the finals by placing second in both preliminary heats … placed first at the BIG EAST Championship in second varsity eight with a time of 6:49.1 … won the preliminary heat (7:06.62) to qualify for the BIG EAST Championship grand finals … placed third (6:44.92) in the Oak Ridge

Regional Final behind Virginia and Clemson … qualified for the finals by winning the preliminary heat stopping the clock at (6:55.13) … raced to a 13th-place finish in the women’s varsity eight Notre Dame “C” boat at the Head of the Rock Regatta in a time of 17:17.78 … stopped the clock at 15:11.3 in the varsity eight Notre Dame “4” boat vs. Tulsa on the St. Joe River. AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed with novice eight for the entirety of the spring season … captured both heat victories against Buffalo in the opening regatta, posting a time of 5:26.0 in heat one and 5:30.5 in heat two … finished third against Michigan and Michigan State, posting a time of 7:07.8 … defeated Indiana, Buffalo, Purdue and Eastern Michigan the following day with a 7:49.9 clip … earned a pair of second-place results against USC and UCLA, finishing at 7:20.36 in the morning against the Trojans and 8:12.67 in the afternoon against the Bruins … captured the prelim heat at the BIG EAST Championships in a time of 7:26.996 before grabbing the grand final victory in 7:32.732 … helped her boat reach the grand final at the Central/South Sprints, ending in sixth place with a mark of 7:00.76 … competed in both the collegiate eight and novice eight races at the Head of the Rock Regatta … her boat earned a 21st-place finish in the collegiate eight race, crossing the line at 18:09.89 … in the novice eight race the boat crossed in seventh place, posting a time of 18:41.81 … raced with the Notre Dame “A” novice eight boat at the Irish’s home meet against Indiana, Iowa and Michigan State … her crew was able to finish in fourth place in flight one, stopping the clock at 14:31.40 … named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. PREP AND PERSONAL: Played midfield and forward for her high school soccer team while at Notre Dame Preparatory, lettering all four seasons … helped her team earn conference championships during her junior and senior years … was also named an all-conference, all-city and all-state selection in each of those seasons … served as the team captain and was named MVP during her senior campaign after leading the team in scoring for the year … served as vice president of the National Honor Society … born in Rochester Hills, Mich. … daughter of Mark and June Aiello … father attended Notre Dame Law School … has two siblings Taylor and Tommy … graduated from the College of Science with a degree in sciencebusiness.

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Student-Athletes Teresa Blumenstein Senior 5-4 Westmont, NJ Paul VI High School AS A SENIOR: Competed in the fall as a member of the women’s championship four boat at the prestigious Head of the Charles regatta … placed 11th in a field that featured Rowing Canada Aviron and defending NCAA champion Virginia … went on to compete with the second varsity eight in the spring season … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, won first race in a time of 6:55.30 before falling to Virginia in second race … in final race of the weekend, beat out Louisville by 10 seconds to secure the win with a 6:53.40 clip … won both races by

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more than six seconds at Michigan State … defeated Michigan at the Ohio State Invitational with a 7:07.97 mark before losing to host Ohio State with a time of 7:32.75 … placed second in first two races at the Lake Natoma Invite before winning third and final race against Wisconsin and Washington State, notching a 6:36.70 mark … won all three races at the Dale England Cup … in Notre Dame’s last BIG EAST Championship regatta, placed ahead of conference foe Louisville with a time of 7:04.071 … competed at the NCAA Championship, finishing third in the preliminary heat behind rivals USC and Princeton … in the first repechage heat, finished second behind Yale, setting a 7:27.079 pace … second varsity eight placed sixth in the A/B Semifinal before claiming 12th place in the field of 22 with a time of 6:38.007 in the petite final race … earned a monogram. AS A JUNIOR: Competed with the second varsity eight boat for second consecutive season … named BIG EAST Crew of the Week (March 29) … earned second monogram … posted a perfect ledger at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite to begin the spring schedule … opened with a victory over Alabama with

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a time of 6:43.60 before defeating both Minnesota and Kansas in a three-boat race in 6:33.00 … concluded the weekend with a victory over Tennessee in 6:29.60 … finished second to Ohio State in a dual race in Columbus, Ohio, stopping the clock at 6:44.25 … the following day, returned to the water against Indiana, Louisville and Purdue, winning the four-boat race in 6:34.66 … had another great weekend with the second varsity eight boat at the Virginia Invite winning two of three and posting a best time of 6:42.50 in the win over Clemson … took part in the Stanford Women’s Invitational, finishing second to USC after crossing in 6:40.10 before earning a win over Stanford in the afternoon in 6:37.80 … after placing first in the BIG EAST Invite prelims, went on to win the grand final over Syracuse, Iowa, and Louisville (6:47.40) … finished the BIG EAST Championship off with a win in the second varsity eight grand final with a time of 6:40.703, beating rivals Syracuse, Louisville and Connecticut … earned the top lane in the grand final after winning the prelims in a time of 6:30.830 … went to the NCAA Championships with the second varsity eight boat … finished fifth in the preliminary,


followed by a 7:01.08 fourth-place time in the repechage heat to move on to the third final … helped the Irish claim victory in the third final with a two second victory over Cornell to earn 13th place overall in the 16-boat field. AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed with second varsity eight in every race this spring for the Irish … was victorious in her first race of the spring as the second varsity eight boat went up against Buffalo and finished the race in 6:17.16 … finished behind Indiana in Indianapolis while beating Purdue in a sec-

ond varsity eight race after clocking in at 7:37.9 … placed second at the Lake Natoma Invitational finals with second varsity eight behind only Wisconsin stopping the clock at 6:45.2 … qualified for the finals by placing second in both preliminary heats … won the BIG EAST Championship in second varsity eight with a time of 6:49.1 … qualified for the finals by winning the preliminary heat (7:06.62) over Syracuse, West Virginia, and Connecticut … placed third (6:44.92) in the Oak Ridge Regional Final behind Virginia and Clemson … qualified for the finals by win-

ning the preliminary heat, stopping the clock at (6:55.13) … helped the Notre Dame varsity eight “C” to a 13th-place finish with a time of 17:17.78 in the Head of the Rock Regatta … member of the varsity eight Notre Dame “2” boat that finished fourth vs. Tulsa (14:47.1) … guided the Notre Dame “3” boat to a seventh-place finish in varsity four action, crossing the line at 12:15.5. AS A FRESHMAN: Entered the spring schedule as a member of the second novice eight … moved up to the novice eight boat for the final two events of the regular season (BIG EAST Championships, Central/South Sprints) … helped her boat finish third in the first heat of racing against Buffalo from Oak Ridge, posting a time of 5:36.5 … won the second heat of the day against the Bulls with a time of 5:30.5 … competed against Michigan and Michigan State in a three-boat race, finishing third in a time of 7:35.3 … following day, raced against Purdue and earned the race win, stopping the clock at 8:02.8 … secured the preliminary heat victory (7:26.996) and Grand Final win (7:32.732) at the BIG EAST Championships … advanced to the Grand Final with the novice eight boat at the Central/South Sprints, finishing sixth with a time of 7:00.76 … earned the berth after finishing second in prelims (7:06.28) and in the semifinals (7:05.90) … raced in second competition of the fall season with a novice eight boat in a single-boat time trial on the St. Joseph River, crossing the finish line in 16:02.20 … raced the following day as a member of the Notre Dame “B” novice eight boat against Indiana and Michigan State, finishing third in the four-boat field with a final time of 15:14.90 … named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. PREP AND PERSONAL: Attended high school at Paul VI High School in Westmont, N.J. … competed in three sports (winter track and field, cross country, lacrosse) on her way to earning eight varsity letters in high school … named as a first team all-conference selection in both junior and senior seasons, helping her team to an undefeated season and conference championship … born in Camden, N.J. … daughter of Chuck and Maureen Blumenstein … has two siblings, Nora and Emily … sister, Nora, was a member of the College of the Holy Cross crew team … graduated from the College of Engineering with a degree in chemical engineering.

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Student-Athletes Stephanie Boggs Senior 5-10 Lumberton, NJ Bishop Eustace Preparatory AS A SENIOR: Did not race for the Irish during senior season. AS A JUNIOR: Rowed with both the third varsity four and third varsity eight during the season … took part in first race as member of third varsity four boat against Purdue … helped squad to the win with a time of 8:00.10 … coxed the third varsity eight “B” boat at the BIG EAST Invite, guiding the crew to third in 7:30.70 … did not row in postseason competition. AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed with three different boats for this Irish in the spring season … opened spring in the victo-

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rious third varsity eight – lightweight boat (6:28.9) against Buffalo … won her second race of the year in Indianapolis as part of the second varsity eight boat, clocking in at 7:24.0 … qualified for and won the BIG EAST Championship final in the third varsity eight boat with a time of 7:03.24 … placed third (7:51.4) behind Clemson “A” and Virginia “B” in the Oak Ridge Regional preliminary heat for the open four qualifying for the grand finals … went on to cross the finish line fourth (7:41.87) behind Virginia “A,” Clemson, and Virginia “B” in the finals … sat with the fourth-place novice eight boat in the Head of the Rock Regatta, finishing in a time of 17:43.69 … guided the varsity eight boat (16:39.58) to a ninth-place finish … helped team to a sixth-place finish vs. Tulsa, stopping the clock at 15:11.3. AS A FRESHMAN: Sat with the varsity four boat against Michigan State and Michigan, coming away victorious with a time of 7:35.1 … returned to the water against USC and UCLA, finishing second in the morning session to the Trojans with a time of 7:11.83 and in the afternoon session to the Bruins with a mark of 7:53.21 … raced in both the collegiate eight and novice eight

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races at the opening event of the fall, the Head of the Rock Regatta … sat with the 11th-place finishing boat in the collegiate eight race, crossing the line at 16:33.53 … later would help her crew win the novice eight race, holding off Wisconsin with a winning time of 16:15.34 … raced at Notre Dame’s home meet in flight two of the varsity four races against Indiana, Iowa and Michigan State … her boat won the heat with a final time of 14:39.20. PREP AND PERSONAL: Was a member of the rowing team while attending Bishop Eustace Preparatory School … earned a varsity letter in her sophomore through senior seasons as a member of the varsity eight … helped crew earn the regional championship those years as well, while winning state during her sophomore and senior years … her team earned national ranking each of her final three years as well … member of the National Honor Society … born in Washington Township, N.J. … daughter of James and Jacqueline Boggs … has one sibling, Audrey … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a dual degree in management consulting and political science.


Kelsey Haddad Senior 5-10 Berwyn, PA Conestoga AS A SENIOR: Named a 2013 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete … was a member of the second varsity eight boat … came in first in opening spring race at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational with a time of 6:55.30 … in second race, fell to defending NCAA champion Virginia with a 6:47.20 mark … finished third and final race in first place, defeating Louisville, Miami and the Irish B-team with a pace of 6:53.40 … crew finished first in both races at Michigan State … crossed ahead of Michigan but lost to the host and eventual NCAA Champion Ohio State in a time of 7:32.75 at the Ohio State Invitational … finished second in first two races before surging ahead of Wisconsin and Washington State to claim first in the final race at the Lake Natoma Invitational, crossing the finish line in 6:36.70 … Irish second eight finished first in all three races at the fifth annual Dale England Cup … won the grand final race at the BIG EAST Championship, crossing ahead of runner-up Louisville with a time of 7:04.071 … finished third in preliminary heat at the NCAA Championship with a time of 7:15.092 … in first repechage heat, finished second behind Yale, crossing the finish line at a clip of 7:27.079 … in the A/B semifinal race, finished sixth, and concluded the three-day meet in 12th place overall with a time of 6:38.007 … earned a monogram. AS A JUNIOR: One of six Irish rowers distinguished as a 2012 CRCA Scholar Athlete … honored as one of the members of BIG EAST Crew of the Week with the second varsity eight (March 29) … earned second monogram … rowed for the second varsity eight boat, winning the first race of the season over Alabama (6:43.60), and the third the next day over Tennessee (6:29.60) … also claimed victory over Minnesota and Kansas with a time of 6:33.00 … raced in the second varsity eight versus Ohio State (6:44.25) … came back the next day to beat Indiana,

Louisville, and Purdue (6:34.66) … rowed three races at the Virginia Invite, winning two, and posting a best time of 6:48.80 over Clemson … also finished second against Virginia (6:48.80), and topped Penn and San Diego with a time of 6:50.20 … beat Stanford (6:37.80) after falling to Southern California earlier in the day (6:40.10) at the Stanford Women’s Invite … won both the qualifier (6:40.10) and the BIG EAST Invite second varsity eight grand final over Syracuse, Iowa and Louisville after posting a time of 6:47.40 … rowed for the second varsity eight at the BIG EAST Championship, beating Louisville, Syracuse and Connecticut to win the grand final (6:40.703), after winning the qualifier (6:30.830) … went to the NCAA Championships with the second varsity eight boat … finished fifth in the preliminary (7:00.60), then moved up one spot in the repecharge (7:01.08), to qualify for the third final … helped the second varsity eight boat claim victory for the Irish in the third final, finishing the season with a 6:47.00 race over Cornell, Michigan State and Harvard to finish 13th overall among the 16-boat NCAA field. AS A SOPHOMORE: Named a CRCA National Scholar-Athlete … was a mainstay on the second varsity eight boat during the spring season for the Irish … victorious in her first race of the spring as the second varsity eight boat went up against Buffalo and finished the race in 6:17.16 … finished behind Indiana in Indianapolis while beating Purdue in a second varsity eight race after clocking in at 7:37.9 … qualified for the finals at the Lake Natoma Invitational by placing second in both preliminary heats … went on to place second in the finals with the second varsity eight behind only Wisconsin, stopping the clock at 6:45.2 … won the BIG EAST Championship in second varsity eight with a time of 6:49.1 … qualified for the finals by winning the preliminary heat (7:06.62) over Syracuse, West Virginia, and Connecticut … placed third 6:44.92 in the Oak Ridge Regional Final behind Virginia and Clemson … qualified for the finals by winning the preliminary heat, stopping the clock at 6:55.13 … participated in the Head of the Rock Regatta varsity pair boat clocking a time of 19:41.19 … placed ninth on the Notre Dame “B” boat (16:39.58) in the varsity eight race at Head of the Rock Regatta … sat in the Notre Dame varsity eight “2” boat that took fourth place in a time of 14:47.1 and the varsity four that finished fourth vs. Tulsa (12:25.3).

AS A FRESHMAN: Sat in the novice eight boat for the entirety of the spring season … opened up by defeating Buffalo in the first of two heats, setting the pace at 5:26.0 … in the second heat, placed third with a time of 5:41.2 … finished third against Michigan and Michigan State with a final mark of 7:07.8 … captured the race victory the following day against Indiana, Buffalo, Purdue and Eastern Michigan in a time of 7:49.9 … earned a pair of second-place results against USC in the morning (7:20.36) and UCLA in the afternoon (8:12.67) … captured the prelim victory (7:26.996) and Grand Final gold (7:32.732) at the BIG EAST Championships … earned a spot in the Grand Final at the Central/South Sprints, finishing sixth with a mark of 7:00.76 … earned the spot in the final after placing second in the prelims (7:06.28) and in the semifinals (7:05.90) … competed in both the collegiate eight and novice eight races at the Head of the Rock Regatta … was a member of the 21st-place Notre Dame boat (out of 23) in the collegiate eight, as the boat coxed by Elizabeth Davis finished the course in 18:09.89 … later helped her novice boat to a seventh-place result (out of 15), as the boat led by coxswain Lauren Peartree finished in 18:41.81 … named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-sport athlete (soccer, lacrosse, basketball) while attending Conestoga High School, earning 12 varsity letters along the way … helped her soccer team earn conference, regional and state championships during her senior season and was named team MVP … saw her lacrosse team earn national ranking each of her four years, while personally earning allconference and all-city accolades as team captain and MVP during her senior year … born in Chesterfield, Mo. … daughter of Raymond and Anne Haddad … has one sibling, Kevin … graduated with a degree in civil engineering from the College of Engineering.

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Student-Athletes Alyce Kanabrocki Senior 5-8 Chicago, IL University of Chicago Laboratory Schools AS A SENIOR: Did not race for the Irish during senior season. AS A JUNIOR: Did not race for the Irish on the season. AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed with multiple boats during the spring season … kicked off the spring schedule with a first place finish (6:28.9) over Buffalo in a third varsity eight – lightweight race … followed up her victory with a third place finish (7:48.9) in a second varsity four race behind a second Notre Dame boat and Indiana in Indianapolis … concluded her spring season at the BIG EAST Championships as part of the third varsity eight boat … qualified for the

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finals by placing first in the second heat, stopping the clock at 7:22.21 … went on to win the BIG EAST Championship in third varsity eight with a time of 7:03.24 … rowed with the varsity four and varsity right in the Head of the Rock Regatta … placed ninth in the varsity four race as a member of the Notre Dame “B” boat (18:06.36) and 13th-place on the Notre Dame varsity eight “C” (17:17.78) … placed fourth in the varsity eight race vs. Tulsa stopping the clock at 14:47.1 on the Notre Dame “2” boat … a member of the varsity four that crossed the line in a time of 12:25.3. AS A FRESHMAN: Raced with the novice eight boat during the spring campaign … earned two heat victories in the opening race of the season, defeating Buffalo in both with times of 5:26.0 and 5:30.5, respectively … finished third against Michigan and Michigan State with a time of 7:07.8 … the following day, knocked off Indiana, Buffalo, Purdue and Eastern Michigan by posting a time of 7:49.9 … finished second to USC in the morning (7:20.36) and UCLA in the afternoon (8:12.67) … captured Grand Final gold at the BIG EAST Championships, setting the pace at 7:32.732 … qualified for the grand final at the Central/South Sprints, finishing

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sixth in a time of 7:00.76 … rowed in both the collegiate eight and novice eight races for the Irish at the Head of the Rock Regatta … her collegiate eight boat, coxed by Elizabeth Davis, finished in 21st place with a final time of 18:09.89 … rowed with the novice eight crew that was victorious at the Head of the Rock, posting a winning mark of 16:15.34 to hold off Wisconsin … raced at Notre Dame’s home meet with the varsity four in flight two, earning a fourth-place finish with a time of 15:12.00. PREP AND PERSONAL: Rowed with the Lincoln Park Juniors club team while attending the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools … earned letters during her junior and senior years under the direction of Mike Wallin … was also a member of the varsity tennis team during her freshman year … served as co-president of Red Cross … born in Madison, Wis. … currently resides in Chicago, Ill. … daughter of Joseph Kanabrocki and Marlies de Waard … father is a former hockey player and graduate of Notre Dame … has one sibling, Cazimir … graduated from the College of Science with a dual degree in environmental science and peace studies.


Analisa Lamair-Orosco Senior 5-9 Silver City, NM Silver AS A SENIOR: Raced with the Irish varsity four boats in a limited capacity … rowed with the second varsity four boat for the third race of the weekend at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, coming in second with a 7:59.37 mark … stayed with the second varsity four boat at Michigan State, finishing second in both races of the Saturday all-day event … raced with both the A and B-team second four crews at the fifth annual Dale England Cup … in the first race, appeared in the B-team boat that finished second with a time of 8:05.6 … in the second race, switched to the A-team and came in third, setting a pace of 8:28.4 … hopped back in the B-team boat for the final race of the weekend and came in third with a mark of 8:30.5. AS A JUNIOR: Rowed for the third varsity eight boat for the Irish this season … earned first monogram … finished third against Ohio State (7:24.46), then raced a winning time of 7:02.88 against Purdue the next day … continued her season at the BIG EAST Invite winning both races, defeating Iowa and Rutgers (7:14.00), and Iowa and West Virginia (8:02.30) … won the prelims (6:55.967) and took home the grand final victory at the BIG EAST Championship with a time of 7:04.39 to finish the season. AS A SOPHOMORE: Rowed in multiple boats during the spring season for the Irish … kicked off her spring with a first place finish (6:28.9) over Buffalo in third varsity eight – lightweight … went on to race in the second varsity four boat in Indianapolis where she finished third (7:48.9) behind a second Notre Dame boat and Indiana … crossed the finish line second at 8:08.29 in the second varsity four at the BIG EAST Championship behind Georgetown … a member of the Notre Dame varsity eight “4” vs. Tulsa that took sixth place, crossing the line at 15:11.3.

AS A FRESHMAN: Raced for majority of spring with the novice eight boat … in two heats with Buffalo, earned a third-place finish (5:36.5) and a first-place result (5:30.5) … finished third in a meet against Michigan and Michigan State, crossing the line at 7:07.8 … won a heat against Indiana, Buffalo, Purdue and Eastern Michigan after setting the mark at 7:49.9 … notched a pair of runner-up results against USC and UCLA, finishing at 7:20.36 against the Trojans and 8:12.67 against the Bruins … moved to the novice four boat at the BIG EAST Championships, finishing second place in the grand final at 8:51.112 … helped novice eight boat earn a spot in the grand final at the Central/South Sprints, finishing in sixth place with a mark of 7:00.76 … at the Head of the Rock, competed in both the collegiate eight and novice eight races … finished 21st in the collegiate eight race, crossing the line

at 18:09.89 … later helped her novice eight crew finish in seventh place with a time of 18:41.81 … competed in flight one of novice eight races at Notre Dame’s home meet against Indiana, Iowa and Michigan State, finishing in fourth place with a time of 14:31.40 … named to the BIG EAST AllAcademic Team. PREP AND PERSONAL: Competed in tennis, volleyball and basketball at Silver High School, earning a total of 10 varsity letters … was selected as an all-city member in tennis all four years, while being named the same in volleyball during her sophomore and junior seasons … member of the National Honor Society and Student Council … born in Silver City, N.M. … daughter of Antonio Orosco and Anne LaMair … has one sibling, Genevieve … graduated from the College of Science with a degree in science-business.

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Student-Athletes Sarah McShane Senior 5-5 South Bend, IN Trinity School AS A SENIOR: Raced in a limited capacity with the Irish … stroked with the third varsity four boat at the Ohio State Invitational … came in fourth place in both races, posting times of 8:31.88 and 8:50.33, respectively … started in the B-team boat of the women’s novice eight event at the fifth annual Dale England Cup, finishing third with a clip of 7:34.4 … in second race, hopped into the A-team second varsity four launch and pulled into third place in 8:28.4 … moved back to the first novice eight B-team boat and finished third behind host Indiana and the Irish A-team with a time of 8:30.5. AS A JUNIOR: Rowed with multiple Irish boats this season … named a 2012 CRCA Scholar Athlete … started with the second varsity four, getting the win over Duke (7:40.20) at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite … also placed second against Minnesota (7:32.83), before taking third in the Sunday session (7:44.04) … competed against Ohio State with the second varsity four (7:59.89) … came back the next day to get the win against Indiana and Purdue (7:34.71) … rowed the third varsity eight boat to victory over San Diego and Penn at the Virginia Invite (7:04.80), as well as a second place finish to Virginia (6:58.80) and another win over Clemson (7:04.00) … qualified (7:37.30) and won the second varsity four race against Syracuse to finish up the BIG EAST Invite (7:56.80) … moved to the first varsity four boat to race in the BIG EAST Championship, and after winning the qualifier with a time of 7:14.00, came in second place during the grand final (7:31.428) to finish out the season. AS A SOPHOMORE: Served as coxswain with multiple boats during the spring season for the Irish … finished in second place behind Buffalo in the first race of the spring, clocking in at 7:02.04 … notched first victory of the spring with a first place finish in

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Indianapolis against Indiana, Purdue, Eastern Michigan, and a second Notre Dame boat while posting a time of 7:56.0 … qualified for the BIG EAST Championships by placing first in preliminaries with a time of 7:22.21 … went on to win the BIG EAST Championships final by stopping the clocks at 7:03.24 … placed fourth (7:51.68) at the Oak Ridge Regional Grand Final in the open four regatta behind Virginia “A,” Clemson, and Virginia “B” … qualified for the grand finals by placing second in heat A behind Virginia “A” … member of the fourth-place varsity eight Notre Dame “2” boat that finished in a time of 14:47.1 vs. Tulsa … same day, rowed with the Notre Dame varsity four “3” that took seventh place. AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed with the second novice eight boat for majority of the spring season before competing with the open four “B” boat at the Central/South Sprints … won opening heat of the season over Buffalo with a time of 5:26.0, before finishing third in the second heat at 5:41.2 … stopped the clock at 7:35.3 to earn a third-place result against Michigan and Michigan State … defeated Purdue the following day after finishing at 8:02.8 … also finished third in the novice four “A” boat against Buffalo and Purdue with a mark of 9:18.8 … competed in the petite final at the

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Central/South Sprints, finishing in fifth with a time of 7:46.32 … earned a spot in that race by finishing third in prelims (7:58.23) and fifth in the semifinals (8:00.96) … raced in both the collegiate eight and novice eight races at the Head of the Rock Regatta … helped the boat coxed by Elizabeth Davis finish 21st in the collegiate eight race, stopping the clock at 18:09.89 … finished seventh in the novice eight race as the crew, coxed by Lauren Peartree, finished the race in a time of 18:41.81 … raced in flight one of the novice eight heats against Iowa, Indiana and Michigan State, crossing the line in fourth place at 14:31.40 … named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. PREP AND PERSONAL: Played both soccer and basketball, earning eight varsity letters, at Trinity School … named team captain and MVP during her senior soccer season, helping her team earn a conference championship … also served as team captain and MVP of basketball team during junior and senior seasons … member of the 1,000-point club at Trinity … born in South Bend, Ind. … daughter of Kevin and Katherine McShane … has three siblings … both parents are Notre Dame graduates and brother, Kevin, is currently attending … graduated with a degree in chemical engineering from the College of Engineering.


Abby Meyers Senior 5-1 Dayton, OH Chaminade-Julienne AS A SENIOR: Named to the CRCA Central all-region team, and was selected as a CRCA National Scholar-Athlete … one of five Notre Dame student-athlete recipients of a BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award … coxed the women’s championship eight boat at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta in the fall … crew finished 12th overall with a time of 17:21.23 in a field featuring international competition from US Rowing to Rowing Canada Aviron teams … coxed the first varsity eight boat in her final spring season with the Irish … at the Oak

Ridge Cardinal Invitational, won first race with a time of 6:40.70, before pulling in behind defending NCAA champion Virginia at a pace of 6:36.022 … finished the Tennessee trip with a first place win against Louisville and Miami in the final race, helping earn the Irish eight launch BIG EAST Boat of the Week (March 20) … won both races at Michigan State, defeating Iowa in 6:55.10 and the host Spartans by almost 19 full seconds … won first race against Michigan before placing second behind eventual national champion Ohio State at the Ohio State Invitational, posting times of 6:53.50 in the morning and 7:21.26 in the afternoon sessions … finished second behind west coast rivals USC and California but ahead of Kansas and Tulsa at the Lake Natoma Invitational … in third race of the weekend, pulled ahead of Washington State and Wisconsin to win in 6:30.30 … earned top spot over Alabama by 30 seconds at the fifth annual Dale England Cup, and continued on to beat Iowa in the second race … pulled ahead of host Indiana by 30 seconds in the final race, posting a time of 7:26.50 … won grand final race at the BIG EAST Championship in 6:49.656, crossing

almost two seconds faster than runner-up Syracuse … at the NCAA Championship, the Notre Dame varsity eight placed third in its preliminary heat with a time of 7:07.338 … in the first repechage heat, the Irish crew crossed the finish line behind Stanford and Yale for a place in the C/D semifinal races the next day … finished ahead of five other boats in the semifinal with a time of 7:37.292, before winning the third final and finishing 13th overall with a 6:36.141 pace … earned a monogram. AS A JUNIOR: Served as coxswain for the Irish in the varsity eight boat throughout the season … named a 2012 CRCA Scholar Athlete, one of six Irish rowers to make the list … honored with the first varsity eight as BIG EAST Crew of the Week (May 2) … earned second monogram … coxed three races in the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, winning all three for the first varsity eight boat with a best time of 6:23.00 over Tennessee … also defeated Minnesota and Kansas (6:25.90), as well as Alabama and Jacksonville (6:34.40) … coxed against Ohio State with the first varsity eight boat (6:35.39) … helped the team beat Louisville

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Student-Athletes and Purdue in their second-place finish at Indianapolis (6:27.70) … competed in all three races at the Virginia Invite, claiming two wins and a best time of 6:27.60 over Clemson … also finished second to Virginia in the Saturday afternoon session (6:35.40), as well as beating Penn and San Diego (6:40.80) … coxed against Southern California for the first varsity eight boat (6:32.20) at the Stanford Women’s Invite … later that afternoon, coxed the same boat against Stanford in a close race, finishing second (6:31.70) … coxed the first varsity eight to a grand final victory over Syracuse, Iowa and Louisville in the BIG EAST Invite (6:41.00) … qualified for the BIG EAST Championship grand final with a five second win over Syracuse (6:22.016) … coxed boat to a BIG EAST Championship grand final win over rivals Syracuse, Louisville and Georgetown, sporting a time of 6:31.724 in the win … went to the NCAA Championships with the varsity eight boat … finished fifth in the preliminary heat (7:04.44), followed by a 7:07.98 seventh place finish in the repechage heat … served as coxswain in the fourth place finish (6:40.33) of the third final to conclude 16th at the NCAA Championships. AS A SOPHOMORE: Spent the spring season as coxswain for the varsity eight boat for the Irish … named a CRCA National Scholar-Athlete … guided her boat to a first place finish in the first regatta of the spring against Buffalo with a time of 6:10.9 … came across the finish line in second in Indianapolis with a time of 6:29.0 against Indiana, Purdue, and Eastern Michigan … qualified for Lake Natoma Invitational grand final with a pair of second place finishes behind California and Stanford in preliminaries with times of 6:36.57 and 6:40.67, respectively … finished behind only Tennessee in the Group “B” varsity eight finale, posting a time of 6:33.0 … won the preliminary heat for the varsity eight in the BIG EAST Championships (6:56.5) qualifying the boat for the finals … went on to finish second in the finals behind Louisville while finishing the race with a time of 6:42.83 … crossed the line fourth (6:35.18) at the Oak Ridge Regional finals behind Virginia, Clemson, and Duke … qualified for those finals by coming in second behind Virginia after posting a time of 6:43.41 … coxed the varsity four (18:06.36) and varsity eight (16:39.58) to ninth-place finishes at the Head of the Rock Regatta … set the pace in the varsity eight race vs. Tulsa on the Notre Dame “1” boat, stopping the clock at 14:13.1.

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AS A FRESHMAN: Coxed the novice eight boat for the Irish during the spring season … raced in heat two against Buffalo, guiding the boat to a victory in a time of 5:30.5 … finished third in a race against Michigan and Michigan State, crossing the line at 7:07.8 … the following day, held off the likes of Indiana, Buffalo, Purdue and Eastern Michigan with a race-winning mark of 7:49.9 … finished second against both USC and UCLA, ending the morning race against the Trojans in a time of 7:20.36 and finished the afternoon run against the Bruins in 8:12.67 … captured the prelim victory at the BIG EAST Championships in a time of 7:26.996 … later went on to win the grand final race, holding off Connecticut, with a mark of 7:32.732 … coxed boat to the grand final race at the Central/South Sprints, placing sixth with a pace of 7:00.76 … served as a coxswain for the Irish in the fall campaign … opened up competition at the Head of the Rock Regatta in the novice eight race … led her boat to the race victory, as the crew

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posted a winning time of 16:15.34 … coxed the Notre Dame “B” novice eight boat to a third-place finish in flight two against Indiana, Iowa and Michigan State, recording a time of 15:14.90 … named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. PREP AND PERSONAL: Was a member of the rowing team while attending Chaminade-Julienne, lettering during her sophomore through senior years … enjoyed success with the team’s varsity four boat, capturing the Governors Cup Regatta and getting a silver medal at the Midwest Junior Championships in her junior year … during senior season, won the gold at the Head of the Eagle and earned bronze at the Hoover Invitational … was a member of the National Honor Society … born in Dayton, Ohio … daughter of Stuart and Amy Meyers … has two siblings - Trevor and Marcie … graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a dual degree in economics and mathematics.


Kathryn Monahan Senior 5-10 Evanston, IL St. Ignatius College Prep AS A SENIOR: Made season debut at Michigan State, racing with the fourth varsity four boat, placing second behind Michigan in both events … competed at the Dale England Cup as a member of the second varsity four A-team before moving to second four B-team … finished third in each boat with times of 8:28.4 and 10:13.9. AS A JUNIOR: Competed for multiple Irish boats this season … earned first monogram … started the season at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite rowing for the third varsity four in a second place finish against Virginia (7:43.02) … also finished second to Kansas later in the afternoon with the third varsity eight (7:00.17), before taking home victory over Kansas in the third varsity four the next day (7:32.40) … competed in the third place finish against Ohio State (7:24.46), but battled back for the victory in the same boat the next day against Purdue (7:02.88) … qualified for (7:30.10) and won the third varsity eight final at the BIG EAST Invite with a time of 7:10.90 … continued on to defeat four other BIG EAST boats with the second varsity four in the prelims at the BIG EAST Championship (7:30.760), while finishing off the season with a win in the grand final, beating Louisville, Rutgers, West Virginia and Connecticut with the 15 second winning time of 7:44.378. AS A SOPHOMORE: Opened spring competing for many different boats for the Irish … started the spring slate with two races against Buffalo … the first race was in the varsity four boat, finishing third behind Buffalo and a second Notre Dame boat while stopping the clock at 7:08.08 … later went on to place first in the third varsity eight – lightweight race with a time of 6:28.9 to edge out Buffalo … also competed in two events in Indianapolis … started her day with the second varsity eight crew and finished first (7:24.0) ahead of Purdue and

Eastern Michigan … later in the day went on to finish first with the second varsity four boat, crossing the finish line at 7:34.4, ahead of Indiana and a second Notre Dame boat … qualified for the BIG EAST Championship grand final by placing first in preliminaries with a time of 7:22.21 … went on to win the BIG EAST Championship final by stopping the clocks at 7:03.24 … placed third (7:51.4) behind Clemson “A” and Virginia “B” in the Oak Ridge Regional preliminary heat for the open four, qualifying for the grand finals … went on to cross the finish line fourth (7:41.87) behind Virginia “A,” Clemson, and Virginia “B” … competed in the varsity four and varsity eight in the Head of the Rock Regatta … placed fourth on the Notre Dame varsity four “A” boat (17:43.69) and ninth in the varsity eight race with the Notre Dame “B” boat (16:39.58) … placed fourth in the varsity eight race with the Notre Dame “2” boat, stopping the clock at 14:47.1 and seventh in a time of 12:15.5 as a member of the Notre Dame varsity four “3” boat. AS A FRESHMAN: Opened spring schedule as a part of the varsity four boat before shifting over to the second varsity eight boat at the BIG EAST Championships and Central/ South Sprints … started the season by capturing the first four race victories with the varsity four boat … defeated Buffalo in back-to-back heats with times of 5:59.3 and 558.9 … defeated Michigan and Michigan State after posting a mark of 7:35.1 … knocked off Indiana, Buffalo, Purdue and Eastern Michigan the following day in a time of 8:06.7 … posted a pair of runner-up finishes against USC and UCLA, registering a time of 7:56.90 against the Trojans and

8:53.03 against the Bruins … won prelim heat (7:05.373) before capturing the grand final victory (7:21.397) with the second varsity eight boat at the BIG EAST Championships … placed fifth in the petite finals at the Central/South Sprints, recording a time of 7:08.19 … competed in both the collegiate eight and novice eight races in the Head of the Rock Regatta … helped her collegiate eight boat secure an 11th-place finish, stopping the clock at 16:33.53 … was a member of the victorious novice eight boat, coxed by Abby Meyers, that completed the course in a time of 16:15.34 to hold off Wisconsin … concluded the fall schedule at Notre Dame’s home meet, racing with the Notre Dame “C” varsity four boat on the second day of competition … finished in fourth place, posting a time of 15:12.00 … named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. PREP AND PERSONAL: Was both a rower and a basketball player while attending St. Ignatius College Preparatory, lettering five times, including each year with rowing … helped her team to national ranking in her sophomore through senior years, including competing in the Scholastic Rowing Association of America (SRAA) Championships all three years … helped her varsity four boat place third at the championships during her junior campaign … member of the National Honor Society as well as Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD) … former Irish rower Elli Greybar attended the same high school … born in Evanston, Ill. … daughter of Joe Monahan and Kathy McDonald … has two siblings, Colin and Leigh … graduated with a degree in finance from the Mendoza College of Business.

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Student-Athletes Kelsey Murphy Senior 5-8 Winthrop, ME St. Dominic Regional AS A SENIOR: Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Knute Rockne Student-Athlete Award winner … named a 2013 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete … raced primarily with both the first and second varsity four boats … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, started in the second varsity four crew and placed second behind Kansas with a time of 7:51.063 … in the afternoon race finished behind defending NCAA champion Virginia with a 7:44.00 mark … stroked with the first varsity four crew at Michigan State … won both races in East Lansing, finishing ahead of Iowa in the morning at an 8:03.20 clip and host Michigan State in the afternoon with a time of 8:14.80 … the Irish four was named BIG EAST Boat of the Week April 3 … stayed with the first varsity four at the Ohio State Invitational and finished second to both Michigan and the host Buckeyes … finished second behind west coast rivals USC and California in first two heats at the Lake Natoma Invitational before pulling ahead of Washington State and Wisconsin to win the final race in 7:23.60 … won all three races at the fifth annual Dale England Cup, finishing in 7:46.9, 7:44.8 and 9:14.0, respectively … won grand final race at the BIG EAST Championship, pulling ahead of runner-up Louisville in 7:47.563 … finished second behind Washington in the preliminary heat at the NCAA Championship regatta with a time of 8:07.379, good for a spot in the A/B semifinal the next day … finished fifth in the semifinal heat, posting a 7:55.390 mark … in last race of the three-day event, came in third behind California and Princeton in the petite final to claim ninth place overall with a time of 7:21.193 … earned a monogram. AS A JUNIOR: Rowed for multiple boats for the Irish this season… earned first monogram … started the season at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, highlighted by a victory over Duke (7:40.20) with the second varsity four boat… also finished second against

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Minnesota (7:32.83), to go along with a third place finish against Tennessee and Virginia (7:44.04) … raced with the third varsity eight at Ohio State (7:24.46) … won the third varsity eight race against Purdue with a time of 7:02.88 … claimed two victories at the Virginia Invite over Clemson (7:04.00), and Penn and San Diego (7:04.80) … also defeated Northeastern in a second place finish to Virginia (6:58.80) … won both races at the BIG EAST Invite, defeating Iowa and Rutgers (7:14.00) and topping four other boats in the Saturday afternoon session (7:10.90)… continued on to win the prelim (6:55.967) and the third varsity eight final at the BIG EAST Championship with a time of 7:44.478 to end the season. AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed with three different boats during the spring season for the Irish … started the spring season in the victorious (6:17.16) second varsity eight boat against Buffalo … placed runnerup (7:32.0) in the second varsity eight race behind Indiana at a regatta in Indianapolis … won the BIG EAST Championship in third varsity eight with a time of 7:03.24 after qualifying for the finals by winning the preliminary heat with a time of 7:22.21 … placed third (7:51.4) behind Clemson “A” and Virginia “B” in the Oak Ridge Regional preliminary heat for the open four qualifying for the grand finals … went on to cross the finish line fourth (7:41.87) behind Virginia “A,” Clemson, and Virginia “B” in the grand finals… rowed with the varsity four and varsity eight in the Head of the Rock Regatta … placed ninth in the varsity four race as a member of the Notre Dame “B” boat (18:06.36) and 13th-place on the Notre Dame varsity eight “C” (17:17.78) … placed fourth in the varsity eight race vs. Tulsa stopping the clock at 14:47.1 on the Notre Dame “2” boat … a member of the varsity four that crossed the line in a time of 12:25.3.

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AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed exclusively with the novice eight boat during the spring season … opened the schedule with a pair of race victories against Buffalo with times of 5:26.0 and 5:30.5, respectively … finished in third against Michigan and Michigan State, posting a time of 7:07.8 … defeated Indiana, Buffalo, Purdue and Eastern Michigan the next day, pacing the field at 7:49.9 … finished runner-up to USC and UCLA in the morning and afternoon, respectively, after posting times of 7:20.36 and 8:12.67 … won grand final at the BIG EAST Championships after completing the course in 7:32.732 … finished sixth in grand final at Central/South Sprints (7:00.76) … competed in both the collegiate eight and novice eight races at the Head of the Rock Regatta to open up the fall … helped her collegiate eight boat to a 21st-place finish, stopping the clock at 18:09.89 … in the novice eight race, saw her boat cross in seventh place with a final time of 18:41.81 … at the home meet against Indiana, Iowa and Michigan State, helped her novice eight boat finish fourth in flight one with a time of 14:31.40 … named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-sport athlete at St. Dominic Regional High School, participating in basketball, softball, field hockey and cross country … earned 10 varsity letters during that time … during senior season, was named team captain and MVP as well as earning all-conference distinctions in both basketball and softball … was selected to Maine’s McDonald’s All-Star game for basketball during her senior season … born in Burlington, Vt. … daughter of Michael and Catherine Murphy … father attended Notre Dame … has one sibling, Meghan … graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in psychology.


Stephanie O’Neill Senior 5-8 Vienna, VA Bishop O’Connell AS A SENIOR: Named to the CRCA Central all-region team … all-BIG EAST first team selection … competed with the women’s championship eight boat that raced in the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta … crew finished 12th in a field of 20 that featured international crews, including the London Rowing Club and Rowing Canada Aviron … raced with the first varsity eight boat throughout the season … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, won first race in 6:40.70 before falling to defending NCAA champion Virginia in the second race with a time of 6:36.022 … came back to win final race in 6:39.50, pulling ahead of Louisville and Miami, ultimately earning the Notre Dame eight BIG EAST Boat of the Week (March 20) … came in first in both morning and afternoon races at Michigan State … beat Iowa in 6:55.10 and the host Spartans in 7:03.10 … crossed the finish line ahead of Michigan in the morning race at the Ohio State Invitational, before falling to host and eventual NCAA champion Ohio State in the afternoon … came in second to both USC and California at Lake Natoma Invitational before pulling ahead of Washington State and Wisconsin in the final launch to win in 6:30.30 … won all three races at the fifth annual Dale England Cup, defeating Alabama in 6:45.5, Iowa with a pace of 6:46.4 and finishing with a win over host Indiana by crossing the finish line 30 seconds faster than the Hoosier crew … won the grand final race at BIG EAST Championship, pulling ahead of Syracuse in 6:49.656 … finished third in the preliminary heat at NCAA Championship regatta with a time of 7:07.338 before crossing behind foes Stanford and Yale in the repechage race at a 7:05.656 clip … in the C/D semifinal race, finished first with a time of 7:37.292 … concluded the three-day event by winning the third final (6:36.141), which earned the crew 13th place overall … earned a monogram.

AS A JUNIOR: Rowed for the first varsity eight boat for the Irish … honored with BIG EAST Crew of the Week distinctions (May 2) … earned third monogram … started the season off winning all three of her races at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, capped off by a 6:23.00 win over Tennessee … also defeated Alabama and Jacksonville (6:34.40), and Minnesota and Kansas (6:25.90) … competed at Ohio State (6:35.39) … helped the first varsity eight boat to a second place finish at Indianapolis, beating Louisville and Purdue with a time of 6:27.70 … claimed two victories in three races at the Virginia Invite, while posting a blistering 6:40.80 in the win over Penn and San Diego … also defeated Clemson (6:27.60), while placing second to Virginia later that afternoon (6:35.40) … competed In the first varsity eight boat’s races against Southern California (6:32.20) and Stanford (6:31.70) at the Stanford Women’s Invite, finishing second in both races … defeated Iowa in the qualifier of the BIG EAST Invite by 15.7 seconds en route to a first varsity eight grand final victory with a time of 6:41.00 over Syracuse, Iowa and Louisville … defeated eight BIG EAST boats (6:22.016) before placing first in the grand final at the BIG EAST Championship, beating rivals Syracuse, Georgetown and Louisville with a three second winning time of 6:31.724 … helped the varsity eight boat to a fifth place finish in the prelims at the NCAA Championship (7:04.44) … moved on to the repechage heats, where the boat placed seventh (7:07.98), earning a spot in the third finals race … rowed the Irish to a fourth place finish with a time of 6:40.33 in the third finals to finish 16th overall at the NCAAs. AS A SOPHOMORE: Named second team all-BIG EAST … got her first action of the spring in the BIG EAST Championships as part of the varsity eight boat … placed first in the BIG EAST preliminaries with a time of 6:56.5 to qualify for the finals … went on to finish second (6:42.83) in the finals behind only Louisville … finished fourth (6:35.18) in the Oak Ridge Regional Grand Finals behind Virginia, Clemson, and Duke … qualified for those finals by finishing second to Virginia in the preliminaries after crossing the finish line in 6:43.41 … finished fifth at the Head of the Rock Regatta varsity pair race (18:23.99) … member of the varsity eight Notre Dame “A” boat that finished fifth, stopping the clock at 16:23.88 … finished first vs. Tulsa as a member of the Notre Dame varsity eight “1” boat (14:13.1) and the Notre Dame varsity four “1” boat (11:37.6).

AS A FRESHMAN: Jumped right in and rowed as a member of the varsity eight boat for the spring season … selected to the BIG EAST All-Conference second team … finished second to Duke in the first heat against the Blue Devils and Buffalo, posting a time of 5:05.7 … won the second heat with a victorious time of 5:12.3 … placed third against Michigan and Michigan State after finishing the race in a time of 6:46.9 … victorious in a race against Indiana, Purdue, Buffalo and Eastern Michigan the following day after stopping the clock at 7:06.0 … posted marks of 6:52.07 and 7:36.33 against USC and UCLA in the morning and afternoon sessions, respectively, to earn a pair of second-place results … won prelim heat at the BIG EAST Championships, pacing the field with a time of 6:53.989 … captured the grand final victory with a time of 7:17.587 … helped boat qualify for petite finals at Central/South Sprints, ending in fourth place with a final time of 6:44.52 … opened the fall season competing in both the collegiate eight and novice eight races at the Head of the Rock Regatta … helped her collegiate eight boat grab an 11th-place result (out of 23 boats), stopping the clock at 16:33.53 … later was a member of the victorious novice eight boat which held off Wisconsin for the win with a time of 16:15.34 … competed at Notre Dame’s home meet in flight two of the varsity four races against Indiana, Iowa and Michigan State … the crew went on to win the flight with a victorious time of 14:39.20 … named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. PREP AND PERSONAL: Competed as a member of the tennis, cross country and rowing teams while attending Bishop O’Connell High School, earning three varsity letters … was tabbed as the rowing team captain and MVP during both her junior and senior seasons … helped her cross country team to a conference and regional championship during her junior year … was a member of both the National Honor Society and the National Spanish Honor Society … born in Puerto Rico … daughter of Joseph and Audrey O’Neill … has five siblings … uncle, Antonio Minondo, attended Notre Dame … graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in liberal studies.

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Student-Athletes Joanna Poinsatte Senior 5-8 Chattanooga, TN Notre Dame AS A SENIOR: Named a 2013 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete … competed in the fall with the women’s championship eight boat at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta … in a field featuring US rowing and Rowing Canada Aviron, the Irish crew finished 12th with a time of 17:21.23 … throughout the season, rowed with the first varsity eight boat … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, won first race before crossing behind defending NCAA champion Virginia in the second race … surged ahead of Louisville and Miami in final race of the weekend, setting a pace of 6:39.50 … for its efforts in Tennessee, the Notre Dame first eight was named BIG EAST Boat of the Week (March 20) … won both races at Michigan State, besting Iowa then the host Spartans … crossed first ahead of Michigan in 6:53.50 in the morning race at the Ohio State Invitational, but fell to the eventual national

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champion Ohio State boat in the afternoon, crossing in 7:21.26 … fell to west coast foes USC and California at Lake Natoma Invitational before pulling together and surging ahead of Washington State and Wisconsin to win the final race in 6:30.30 … won three races at the fifth annual Dale England Cup, beating Alabama in 6:45.5, Iowa in 6:46.4 and host Indiana in 7:26.5 … won grand final race at the BIG EAST Championship with a time of 6:49.656 … came in third in the preliminary heat at NCAA Championship regatta, boasting a time of 7:07.338 … in the repechage competition, also placed third behind rivals Stanford and Yale at a pace of 7:06.656 … won the C/D semifinal race with a time of 7:37,292, and went on to finish first in the third final, posting 13th place overall in 6:36.141 … earned a monogram. AS A JUNIOR: Competed in multiple boats for the Irish this season … honored as a 2012 CRCA Scholar Athlete … earned the title of BIG EAST Crew of the Week (April 19, April 25) twice with the varsity four boat … earned third monogram … rowed with the third varsity eight boat at Ohio State (7:24.46) in first taste of race action on the season … came back the next day with a time of 7:02.88 to claim victory over Purdue in the third varsity eight … helped the first varsity four boat claim two victories at the Virginia Invite, including a Sunday session victory over Penn and San Diego with a time of 7:34.10 … also defeated Clemson (7:31.30) and finished second against Virginia (7:34.30)

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… beat both Southern California (7:17.84) and Stanford (7:42.90) out west at the Stanford Women’s Invite … went two for two at the BIG EAST Invite, claiming victory in the qualifier (7:37.30) and in the first varsity four grand final over Syracuse, Louisville, and Iowa (7:44.90) … rowed for the first varsity eight boat at the BIG EAST Championship, winning the eight-team qualifier (6:22.016) before taking first in the grand final over Syracuse, Louisville and Georgetown after posting a time of 6:31.724 in the win … rowed for the varsity four boat at the NCAA Championships … helped the boat finish fourth in the preliminaries, beating USC and Brown with a time of 7:32.14 … barely missed taking first in the varsity four repechage heats, but qualifying for the semifinals with a time of 7:51.50 … placed fifth in the semifinals, while qualifying for the petite finals (7:21.20) … rowed to a second place finish behind UCLA in the petite finals (7:25.35) to secure eighth place overall in the 16-boat NCAA field. AS A SOPHOMORE: Named a CRCA National Scholar-Athlete … rowed for a variety of boats during the spring season for the Irish … competed in the third varsity eight – lightweight race against Buffalo … rowed across the finish line in first place ahead of Buffalo at 6:28.9 … notched second victory of the spring with a first place finish in Indianapolis against Indiana, Purdue, Eastern Michigan, and a second Notre Dame boat while posting a time of


7:56.0 … crossed the line in second at the Lake Natoma Invitational finals with the second varsity eight behind only Wisconsin, stopping the clock at 6:45.2 … qualified for the finals by placing second in both preliminary heats … placed first at the BIG EAST Championship in second varsity eight with a time of 6:49.1 … qualified for the finals by winning the preliminary heat after crossing the finish line at 7:06.62 … placed third (6:44.92) in the Oak Ridge Regional Final behind Virginia and Clemson … qualified for the finals by winning the preliminary heat, stopping the clock at 6:55.13 … landed a fourth-place finish in the varsity four race on the Notre Dame “A” boat (17:43.69) and a ninth-place finish in the varsity eight race on the Notre Dame “B” boat (1:39.58) in the Head of the Rock Regatta … guided the Notre Dame “3” boat to a fifth-place finish in the varsity eight race stopping the clock at 14:49.8. AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed with the varsity four boat for majority of spring season … opened up the slate with a pair of heat victories against Buffalo and Duke, winning the first heat in a time of 5:59.3 and the sec-

ond in 5:58.9 … earned a victory over Michigan and Michigan State a couple weeks later, pacing the heat with a time of 7:35.1 … the following day, knocked off Buffalo, Indiana, Purdue and Eastern Michigan with a mark of 8:06.7 … moved to the second varsity eight boat against USC and UCLA, recording a pair of second-place finishes … in the morning, stopped the clock at 7:11.83 to finish runner-up to the Trojans … came in behind the Bruins in the afternoon session, completing the course in 7:53.21 … returned to varsity four boat at BIG EAST Championship, capturing the prelim race win in 7:56.782 before winning the grand final in a time of 8:08.885 … at the Central/South Sprints, earned a lane in the petite finals after placing third in the prelim heat (7:40.01) and fifth in the semifinal heat (7:37.07) … crossed in third place in the petite final, posting a time of 7:35.33 … opened the fall campaign racing in both the collegiate eight and novice eight races at the Head of the Rock Regatta … sat with the 11th-place finishing collegiate eight boat that posted a time of 16:33.53 … later would help her crew capture the novice eight race victory by posting a

time of 16:15.34 to secure the win over Wisconsin … raced at Notre Dame’s home meet with the Notre Dame “B” boat in flight two of varsity four competition against Indiana, Iowa and Purdue … her team was able to secure the heat victory with a time of 14:39.20 to cross ahead of the Spartans … named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. PREP AND PERSONAL: Rowed for the Chattanooga Junior Rowing team while attending Notre Dame High School … helped the team garner national ranking, while also capturing the state title, in both her junior and senior years … team went on to earn two top-ten finishes at the US Rowing Youth National Championships, finishing in eighth place on both occasions … member of the National Honor Society … born in Chattanooga, Tenn. … daughter of John and Mary Anne Poinsatte … has two siblings, Justin and Rachael … grandfather, Charles, along with father attended Notre Dame … siblings Justin and Rachael are current Notre Dame students as well … graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in psychology.

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Student-Athletes Meghan Salomon Seinior 5-7 Cincinnati, OH Saint Ursula Academy AS A SENIOR: Received a postgraduate scholarship from the Notre Dame Monogram Club … did not compete in any races during senior season with the Irish. AS A JUNIOR: Rowed for both the fourth varsity four against Virginia (7:38.47) and the victorious third varsity four (7:32.40) over Kansas at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite … raced in the third varsity eight boat’s third place finish against Ohio State (7:24.46)… won the next day in the third varsity eight boat against Purdue with a time of 7:02.88 … saw action in the third varsity eight “B” boat at the BIG EAST Invite, claiming third (7:30.70) to finish out her season. AS A SOPHOMORE: Rowed for multiple boats during the course of the spring season for the Irish … notched her first victory of the spring in her first race crossing the finish line ahead of Buffalo at 6:28.9 with the third

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varsity eight-lightweight … saw action in two races in Indianapolis … helped the second varsity eight boat to a first place finish (7:24.0) over Purdue and Eastern Michigan … later that day she would be part of the second varsity four boat that would finish third (7:48.9) behind a second Notre Dame boat and Indiana … helped the third varsity four boat to a second place finish (8:02.29) behind Georgetown in the BIG EAST Championship grand finals … would finish in sixth place (7:15.43) at the Oak Ridge Regional grand finals in the third varsity eight race behind Virginia, Clemson, Oklahoma, Miami (FL) and Central Florida … member of the Notre Dame varsity eight “C” boat that took 13th place in a time of 17:17.78 at the Head of the Rock Regatta … helped guide the varsity eight Notre Dame “4” boat to a sixth-place finish (15:11.3). AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed with the second varsity eight boat during the spring portion of the schedule … opened the season with a pair of heat victories against Buffalo, posting times of 6:25.2 in the first heat and 6:10.0 in the second race … fell to Michigan State after posting a mark of 8:02.5 … recorded a time of 8:41.5 the following day in a race against Buffalo, Purdue and Indiana, good for second place … captured the grand final victory at the BIG EAST Championships, posting a race-winning time of 8:24.238 … rowed with the open four “A” boat at the Central/South Sprints, qualifying for the C final … the boat came away victorious in the

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final, clocking a time of 7:42.50 to hold off Tulsa “B” for the win … raced in both the collegiate eight and novice eight races at the Head of the Rock Regatta … was a member of the 11th-place finishing team in the collegiate eight race that completed the course in a time of 16:33.53 … later at the regatta, helped her novice eight boat capture the race win by posting a victorious time of 16:15.34 to hold off Wisconsin … raced at Notre Dame’s home meet as a member of the Notre Dame “B” boat in flight two of varsity four competition … the crew was able to win the heat over the likes of Indiana, Iowa and Michigan State by posting a time of 14:39.20 … named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team. PREP AND PERSONAL: Participated on the rowing and field hockey teams while attending Saint Ursula Academy, earning five varsity letters … helped her rowing team to a national ranking during her junior and senior seasons, capturing the regional and state championships along the way … saw her field hockey team go undefeated during her freshman and sophomore seasons, winning the regional championship both years and the state title in her sophomore campaign … member of the National Honor Society … born in Cincinnati, Ohio … daughter of William Salomon and Maureen Hickert … has three siblings - Eric, Andrew and Annelise … graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a dual degree in English and psychology.


Danni Schneider Senior 5-1 Mound, MN Mound-Westonka AS A SENIOR: Named a 2013 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete … served as the primary coxswain for the first varsity four boat … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, finished first in the opening race of the weekend with a time of 7:53.90 before crossing second behind defending NCAA champion Virginia in the second race … finished the weekend by winning third event with a 7:43.20 mark … won both races at Michigan State, ultimately earning the Irish four crew BIG EAST Boat of the Week honors (April 3) … came in second place in the first two races at the Ohio State Invitational, crossing the finish line behind Michigan in 8:15.161, before claiming runner-up honors behind the eventual NCAA champion Buckeyes at an 8:29.47 pace … came in second place in first race at the Lake Natoma Invitational behind USC by four seconds … in second trek of the event, the Notre Dame four crossed behind west coast foe California with a time of 7:41.50 … finished the trip to Sacramento by finishing 3.6 seconds behind race-winner Washington State … won grand final race at the BIG EAST Championship with a time of 7:47.563 … came in second in preliminary heat at the NCAA Championship regatta against Washington with a time of 8:07.379 … in the A/B semifinal, placed fifth with a 7:55.390 clip … finished third in the petite final race, good for ninth place overall, with a time of 7:21.193 … earned a monogram. AS A JUNIOR: Served as the coxswain for the first varsity four boat of the Irish … named a 2012 CRCA Scholar Athlete, one of six Notre Dame rowers honored with the award … also honored with the varsity four as BIG EAST Crew of the Week (April 19) … earned first monogram … coxed four boat to an opening victory over Alabama and Jacksonville at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite (7:33.40) … followed the first victory with two second place finishes behind Minnesota

(7:27.48) and Tennessee (7:16.60) … coxed in another second place finish at Ohio State (7:49.13) … helped the first varsity four boat to victory over Indiana and Louisville the following day, sporting a time of 7:34.71 … served as the coxswain in the victories over Clemson (6:27.60), and San Diego and Penn (7:34.10) at the Virginia Invite, while placing second behind Virginia in the third race (7:34.30) … coxed the first varsity four boat to a three second victory over Southern California (7:17.84) and a fourteen second win over Stanford (7:28.10) at the Stanford Women’s Invite … qualified for (7:37.30) and defeated Syracuse, Louisville, and Iowa in the BIG EAST Invite grand final, while posting a time of 7:44.90 in the final win … served as coxswain in the victory in the prelims of the BIG EAST Championship (7:14.00) before taking second in the grand final, falling to Syracuse by three seconds (7:31.428) … went to the NCAA Championships in Mercer N.J. … qualified for the semifinals by placing fourth in the prelims (7:32.14) and finishing second in the repechage heat with a time of 7:51.50 … placed fifth in the semifinal, beating Michigan with a time of 7:21.20 … finished the season with a second place finish in the petite finals (7:25.35), beating Wisconsin, Cornell, Harvard and Michigan in the race and placing eighth overall among the 16-boat NCAA field. AS A SOPHOMORE: Coxswain to multiple boats during the course of the spring season … led the varsity four boat to a third place finish (7:08.08) behind Buffalo and a second Notre Dame team in her first race of the spring … recorded her first coxswain victory (7:24.0) of the spring in the second varsity eight race in Indianapolis, edging out Purdue and Eastern Michigan … took a race off as coxswain in a second place finish (7:39.6) in a novice eight race, finishing behind Indiana … competed in her third race in Indianapolis as she coxed a second varsity four boat to a third place finish (7:48.9) behind a second Notre Dame boat and Indiana … led the second varsity four boat to a second place finish in the BIG EAST

Championships behind Georgetown after crossing the finish line in 8:02.29 … placed third in the open four preliminary heat at the Oak Ridge Regional behind Clemson “A” and Virginia “B”, qualifying for the Grand Finals … went on to finish fourth (7:41.87) in the Grand Finals behind Virginia “A,” Clemson, and Virginia “B” … coxed the Notre Dame varsity eight “D” boat that placed 11th at the Head of the Rock Regatta after crossing the finish line in a time of 17:04.87 … coxswain for the varsity eight and four races vs. Tulsa … varsity eight Notre Dame “4” placed sixth (15:11.3) and varsity four Notre Dame “3” took seventh (12:15.5). AS A FRESHMAN: Coxed the novice eight boat to a win in the first heat of the spring season against Buffalo, posting a time of 5:26.0 … served as coxswain of the Notre Dame “A” novice four boat against Buffalo and Purdue, stopping the clock at 9:18.8 to grab third place … opened the fall season as a member of an Irish novice eight crew … her boat grabbed an eighth-place (out of 15 boats) result at the Head of the Rock, posting a final time of 18:59.52 … moved to coxswain of the Notre Dame “A” novice eight boat against Indiana, Iowa and Michigan State at the Irish’s home meet … her boat finished in fourth place in flight one with a final time of 14:31.40 … named to the BIG EAST AllAcademic Team. PREP AND PERSONAL: Was a threesport athlete (gymnastics, golf, diving) while attending Mound-Westonka High School … saw tremendous success in gymnastics, lettering all four years along with being named all-conference each year and all-state sophomore through senior year … was selected team captain during her junior and senior campaign, meanwhile helping her team to undefeated seasons each year as well … was a member of the National Honor Society, Student Senate and the show choir … born in St. Louis Park, Minn. … daughter of Mark and Elizabeth Schneider … has one sibling, Zachary … graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in design.

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Student-Athletes Ingrid Woelfel Senior 5-3 Eugene, OR Marist High School AS A SENIOR: Raced with the second varsity eight boat for the Irish … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, won first race in 6:55.30 before finishing second to defending NCAA champion Virginia with a time of 6:47.20 … won third race of the weekend at a 6:53.40 pace … crew won both races at Michigan State, beating Iowa in the morning session with a time of 7:03.70 and the host Spartans in the afternoon by setting a 7:24.20 clip … won first race over Michigan at the Ohio State Invitational, before crossing in second place to the Buckeye boat with a mark of 7:32.75 in the afternoon … finished second behind west coast foes USC and California to open the Lake Natoma Invitational, but rallied to win third race ahead of Wisconsin and Washington State in a 6:36.70 split … won all three races at the fifth annual Dale England Cup … beat Alabama with a 6:56.5 mark before crossing the finish line ahead of Iowa in 6:58.4, finishing the weekend ahead of host Indiana at a 7:37.3 pace … won the BIG EAST Championship grand final race after logging a 7:04.071 clip … came in third place in preliminary heat at the NCAA Championship with a time of 7:15.092 … finished second in the repechage race with a 7:27.079 mark … finished sixth in the A/B semifinal race and completed the three-day event in 12th place overall, crossing the finish line sixth in the petite final race with a time of 6:38.007 … earned a monogram. AS A JUNIOR: Found a seat with the second varsity eight boat for entirety of spring season … named BIG EAST Crew of the Week (March 29) … earned first monogram … rowed for the second varsity eight boat at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, beating Alabama (7:01.99), Minnesota and Kansas (6:33.00), and Tennessee (6:29.60) to start the season off for the Irish … competed against Ohio State in Columbus (6:44.25) … came back

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the next day to get the victory over Indiana, Louisville, and Purdue, sporting a time of 6:34.66 in the win … won two out of three races at the Virginia Invite, beating Clemson (6:27.60), and Penn and San Diego (6:50.20) … also finished second against Virginia, while beating third place Northeastern with a time of 6:48.80 … competed against Southern California (6:40.10) before beating Stanford with a time of 6:37.80 later in the day at the Stanford Women’s Invite … after winning the prelims of the BIG EAST Invite with a time of 6:40.10, helped beat Syracuse, Iowa, and Louisville in the grand final (6:47.40) … finished out conference rowing by qualifying (6:30.830) and earning a grand final victory in the BIG EAST Championship, beating rivals Syracuse, Louisville, and Connecticut with a time of 6:40.703 … went to the NCAA Championships with the second varsity eight boat … finished fifth in the prelims (7:00.60), then placed fourth with a time of 7:01.08 in the repechage, qualifying for the third final … won the second varsity eight third final after posting a time of 6:47.00 to beat Cornell, Michigan State and Harvard and finish 13th overall among the 16-boat field. AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed with multiple boats in the spring season for the Irish

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… started the spring season as coxswain of the novice – third varsity eight boat and led the boat to a first place finish (6:39.7) against Buffalo … rowed with the novice eight boat in Indianapolis, finishing second behind Indiana with a time of 7:39.6 … finished first in the BIG EAST Championship Finals in the third varsity four boat after finishing the race in 8:03.62 … was part of the third varsity eight boat that finished sixth (7:15.43) behind Virginia, Clemson, Oklahoma, and Miami (FL) in the grand finals of the Oak Ridge Regional … did not compete for the Irish in the fall. AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete for the Irish as a freshman. PREP AND PERSONAL: Competed with the swimming team all four year while attending Marist High School in Eugene, Ore. … also lettered each of four years … member of the 200 medley and 400 free relay state record setting relay teams … biggest thrill to date was competing in the Junior Nationals for swimming … member of the National Honor Society and the Pep Band … born in Mesa, Ariz. … daughter of Eric and Donna Woelfel … has one younger sibling, Thor … graduated from the College of Science with a dual degree in biological science and Spanish.


ANNE BLIESZNER Junior 5-11 Denver, CO St. Mary’s Academy AS A JUNIOR: Raced primarily with the third varsity four boat, briefly stepping into the B-team second varsity eight boat at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational … in the varsity four boat at Oak Ridge, placed second behind Kansas with a time of 8:09.60 before falling to defending NCAA champion Virginia in the second race with an 8:12.18 clip … as

a member of the B-team second varsity eight boat, finished fourth with a mark of 7:21.61 … third varsity four boat at Michigan State finished second in both races, first with a time of 8:14.60 and next with an 8:28.50 interval … came in fourth in both races at the Ohio State Invitational … competed with the second varsity four boat at the fifth annual Dale England Cup … came in second in first race behind the Notre Dame A-team, beating Alabama by almost 20 seconds with a time of 8:05.6 … in the second race, beat Irish A-team boat by seven seconds exactly, racing in behind Iowa at 8:21.4 … in the final race of the weekend, switched to the first novice eight boat and finished third … in her final race of the season was a member of the grand final third varsity four boat at the BIG EAST Championship, racing ahead of Louisville at an 8:20.902 mark. AS A sophomore: Studied abroad during her sophomore year and was not a member of the team.

AS A FRESHMAN: Recorded her first career first-place finish vs. Buffalo in the third varsity eight race, clocking in at 6:39.7 … concluded her spring season by helping her novice eight boat finish second behind Indiana after clocking in at 7:39.6 … helped guide the women’s novice eight “B” boat at the Head of the Rock Regatta to a 10th-place finish (20:27.16) … finished seventh with the Notre Dame “5” boat vs. Tulsa in the varsity eight head race, stopping the clock at 16:02.4. PREP AND PERSONAL: Swam four years for coach Kendra Kelly at St. Mary’s Academy … named team captain her senior season … four-year Academic All-State selection … High School League Champions in 2007 … member of the National Honor Society, National Art Honors Society and French Honor Society … daughter of Diane (‘81) and Edward (‘81) Bliesnzer … enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, double majoring in English and French.

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Student-Athletes Molly Bruggeman Junior 5-11 Dayton, OH Chaminade-Julienne High School AS A JUNIOR: CRCA Pocock All-America first team selection – became the second multiple first team All-America honoree in program history, joining Amanda Polk (200608) … tabbed to the CRCA Central all-region team … all-BIG EAST first team choice … competed in the fall with the women’s championship eight boat at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta … in a field featuring defending NCAA champion Virginia and Rowing Canada Aviron, finished 12th with a time of 17:21.23 … served as the regular stroke with the first varsity eight boat during the spring season … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, won two of three races, losing only the weekend’s second race to Virginia with a 6:36.022 mark … the first varsity eight crew was named the Big East Boat of the Week (March 20) in recognition of performance at Oak Ridge … finished first in both races at Michigan State, defeating Iowa in a 6:55.10 mark and Michigan State with a time of 7:03.10 … surged ahead of Michigan in the first race before falling to host and eventual national champion Ohio State with a time of 7:21.26 at the Ohio State Invitational

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… came in second behind USC at the Lake Natoma Invitational at a 6:38.00 pace … finished out the weekend in second place behind California with a time of 6:33.50 before winning third and final race at a 6:30.30 clip … won all three races at the fifth annual Dale England Cup, including a 19-second win over host Indiana in the third and final race … Irish eight won the grand final at the BIG EAST Championship, edging out Syracuse with a time of 6:49.656 … competing at the NCAA Championship, the Notre Dame eight launch came in third in its preliminary heat after a 7:07.338 pace … in the first repechage heat, came in third behind foes Stanford and Yale with a 7:05.656 mark … won the C/D semifinal race and finished the weekend in 13th place with a winning 6:36.141 mark in the first varsity eight third final … earned a monogram. AS A SOPHOMORE: Was a mainstay for the first varsity eight boat of the Irish this season … named a CRCA First Team Pocock All-American, the first since ‘08, and the lone representative from the BIG EAST Conference … named to the CRCA All Region Team, along with teammate Morgan Kelly … named BIG EAST Crew of the Week (May 2) … earned second monogram … sat with the Notre Dame four boat that competed at the Head of the Charles in lone action of fall schedule … crew raced to a fifth-place finish overall and second among college entries with a time of 18:40.01 … claimed three straight victories at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite to start the season … beat Alabama and Jacksonville (6:34.40), Minnesota and Kansas (6:25.90), and finished the Invite with a 6:23.00 win over Tennessee … competed against Ohio State in Columbus (6:35.39) … took second in Indianapolis with a time of 6:27.70, falling to Indiana by two seconds … rowed for the Irish at the Virginia Invite, claiming victory over Clemson in the opening race (6:27.60), and beating Penn and San Diego in the final race (6:40.80) … also took home second against Virginia with a time of 6:35.40 … competed against Southern California (6:32.20) and Stanford (6:31.70) at the Stanford Women’s Invite, placing second in both races … swept the BIG EAST Invite, highlighted by a grand final victory over Syracuse, Iowa, and Louisville (6:41.00) after defeating Iowa in the morning session … rowed for the varsity eight boat for the Irish at he NCAA Championships … placed fifth in the prelims with a time of 7:04.44 before finishing seventh in the repechage (7:07.98) … went on to place fourth in the third final

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race, ending her season with a time of 6:40.33 and a 16th-place finish among the NCAA field. AS A FRESHMAN: Raced with the varsity eight boat for the entirety of the spring season … commenced the spring season by placing first in the varsity eight race vs. Buffalo … completed the race with a time of 6:10.9 … member of the second place varsity eight team in Indianapolis against Indiana and Purdue with a time of 6:29.0 … finished in second place to Tennessee in the Lake Natoma Invitational varsity eight event (6:33.0) after qualifying for the Group “B” finals with two second place finishes in two heats against California and Oregon State (6:36.57) and Stanford and Sacramento State (6:40.67) … finished the BIG EAST Championships in second place (6:42.83) behind only Louisville after winning their preliminary heat with a time of 6:56.50 … qualified for the Grand Final in the Oak Ridge Regional, finishing fourth in the finals with a time of 6:35.18 behind Virginia, Clemson, and Duke … earned spot in finals by finishing second to Virginia in the preliminary heat with a time of 6:43.41 … raced to a firstplace finish in the novice eight race crossing the line at 16:51.16 at Head of the Rock … a member of the varsity eight boat that finished 11th (17:04.87) … first-place finish vs. Tulsa in the varsity eight head race clocking in at 14:13.1 … member of the varsity four Notre Dame “2” boat that finished fourth in a time of 11:59.6. PREP AND PERSONAL: A three-year letter winner for coach Mike Miles at Chaminade-Julienne Catholic High School … team captain her senior year … MVP her sophomore, junior and senior seasons … raced at the Youth Nationals as a member of varsity 4+ sophomore (fourth place), junior (fifth place) and senior (sixth place) years … member of the CanAmMex Team in 2009 … a member of the National Honor Society … Student Council Senior Class Vice President … Eagle Ambassador … current Irish rower Abby Meyers and former Irish rower Genevieve Malone attended the same high school … eighth member of her family to attend Notre Dame, including cousin and current women’s lacrosse player Adele Bruggeman … born in Dayton, Ohio … daughter of Mike and Beth Bruggeman … has three siblings, Gretchen, Patrick and Matt … enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, double majoring in pre-professional studies and anthropology.


Kiersten DeHaven Junior 5-8.5 Tampa, FL Academy of the Holy Names AS A JUNIOR: Competed in multiple boats for the Irish … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, placed second in two races with the second varsity four crew before moving to the second varsity eight B-team for her final race, finishing fourth with a time of 7:21.61 … moved into the first varsity four boat at Michigan State, first besting Iowa and then host team Michigan State with marks of 8:03.20 and 8:14.80, respectively … crew was named BIG EAST Boat of the Week (April 3) in recognition of performance in East Lansing … stayed with the first varsity four crew for the Ohio State Invitational, placing second in both races … finished second in first varsity four boat at the Lake Natoma Invitational, falling to west coast foes USC, California, and Washington State … came in first against Alabama at the fifth annual Dale England Cup with a time of 7:46.9 before finishing ahead of the Irish B-team and Iowa in the second race of the first varsity four boat … in final race of the weekend, bested host Indiana by 10.6 seconds with a 9:14.0 mark … the Notre Dame first four won the grand final race at the BIG EAST Championship with a time of 7:47.563

… placed second in preliminary heat at the NCAA Championship behind Washington with an 8:07.379 clip … in the A/B semifinal race, finished in fifth place, seven seconds ahead of Michigan … in the petite final race to determine places seven through twelve, the Irish four boat finished third (ninth place overall) with a time of 7:21.193 … earned a monogram. AS A SOPHOMORE: Rowed for multiple Irish boats this season … earned second monogram … rowed in three races for the first varsity four boat at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, finishing in first over Alabama and Jacksonville in the first race (7:33.40), while placing second to Minnesota (7:27.48) and Tennessee (7:22.33) later at the meet … competed in the first varsity four race at Ohio State (7:49.13) … got the victory in the next race over Indiana and Louisville (7:35.22) … saw action in the third varsity eight’s victory over San Diego (7:04.80) at the Virginia Invite … also defeated Clemson (7:04.00) and finished second against Virginia (6:58.80)… raced in both the qualifier for the third varsity eight (7:14.00), and the second/third varsity four, claiming victory in the finals of the BIG EAST Invite (8:02.30) … continued the success at the BIG EAST Championship as the third varsity eight boat took home the qualifier (6:55.967) and final victory with a time of 7:04.391 over Connecticut, Syracuse and Louisville. AS A FRESHMAN: Member of varsity four boat named BIG EAST Crew of the Week April 21 … rowed with the varsity four boat during the spring season … finished in second place behind Buffalo in the first race of the spring clocking in at 7:02.04 … notched first victory of the spring with a first place

finish in Indianapolis against Indiana, Purdue, Eastern Michigan, and a second Notre Dame boat after posting a time of 7:56.0 … placed second in the Lake Natoma Invitational Group “B” finale against Wisconsin and Tennessee while finishing the race with a time of 7:23.13 … qualified for the finale by placing second and first in two qualifying heats against California and Oregon State, and Stanford and Sacramento State, respectively … won the BIG EAST Championship in the varsity four with a time of 7:31.36 … got her ticket punched to the finals by placing first in the preliminary round with a time of 7:50.91 … placed second behind Virginia in the Oak Ridge Regional grand final with a finishing time of 7:22.52 … guided the novice eight Notre Dame “A” boat to a first-place finish in the Head of the Rock Regatta in a blazing time of 16:51.16 … also part of the Notre Dame “D” boat in the varsity eight that finished 11th (17:04.87) … raced in the varsity eight race as a member of the Notre Dame “3” boat that clocked in at 14:49.8 for fifth place vs. Tulsa. PREP AND PERSONAL: Two-sport athlete at Academy of the Holy Names … led her team to a state title and national ranking senior year … scholastic champion three years in a row … helped Tampa Rowing Club to a national ranking and title … participated in Junior Women’s National Team Sculling Camps … played on the junior varsity volleyball team as a freshman and sophomore as an outside hitter … a member of the National Honor Society … born in Tampa, Fla. … daughter of Eric and Candace DeHaven … one sibling, Sasha … enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, double majoring in political science and Spanish.

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Student-Athletes Christina Dines Junior 5-3 Buffalo, NY Holy Angels Academy AS A JUNIOR: Named a 2013 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete … competed in the fall in the women’s championship four boat at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta … in a field featuring Rowing Canada Environ and defending NCAA champion Virginia, coxed crew to 11th place with a time of 20:09.96 … competed the rest of the season as coxswain in the second varsity eight boat … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, beat out Duke, Kansas and Buffalo in first race with a time of 6:55.30 before finishing second to Virginia in the second race … placed first with a 6:53.40 clip in final race of the weekend at Oak Ridge … crew logged first-place finishes in both races at the Michigan State Invitational, beating the host Spartan crew by six seconds in the second race … crossed the line ahead of Michigan in opening race before claiming runner-up honors to eventual NCAA champion Ohio State with a time of 7:32.75 at the Ohio State Invitational … came in second in first two races before winning third race at Lake Natoma Invitational … sprinted ahead of Wisconsin and Washington State to finish the contest in 6:36.70 … won all three races at the fifth annual Dale England Cup … the Irish second eight won the grand final race at the final BIG EAST Championship, finishing five seconds faster than Louisville with a 7:04.071 clip … crew finished third in preliminary heat at the NCAA Championship behind rivals USC and Princeton, crossing the finish line in 7:15.092 … came in second in the first repechage heat with a 7:27.079 clip … in the A/B Semifinal race, finished sixth with a time of 7:11.729 … finished sixth in the petite final to close out the season in 12th place overall with a 6:38.007 mark … earned a monogram. AS A SOPHOMORE: Served as the coxswain for the second varsity eight boat for the Irish … earned second monogram … selected as BIG EAST Crew of the Week

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(March 29) … helped the team to a victory in the first three races of the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, beating Alabama (6:43.60), Minnesota and Kansas (6:33.00), and Tennessee (6:29.60) … coxed the second varsity eight boat at Ohio State (6:44.25) … served as coxswain in the victory over Indiana, Louisville, and Purdue with a time of 6:34.66 … coxed the second varsity eight boat to victories over Clemson (6:42.50), and Penn and San Diego (6:50.20) at the Virginia Invite, while also posting a time of 6:48.80 in the second place finish against Virginia … competed in the race against Southern California (6:40.10) at the Stanford Women’s Invite, and was able to claim victory over Stanford later in the day with a time of 6:37.80 … qualified for the second varsity eight grand final with a 22 second victory over Louisville (6:40.10) at the BIG EAST Invite … coxed the second varsity eight boat to the grand final victory over Syracuse, Iowa and Louisville at the BIG EAST Invite with a one second victory time of 6:47.40 in the win over the Orange … served as the coxswain for the qualifier win (6:30.830) and the second varsity eight grand final victory at the BIG EAST Championship, beating rivals Syracuse, Louisville and Connecticut (6:40.703) … coxed the second varsity eight boat to the third finals at the NCAA Championships, placing fifth in the prelims (7:00.60) and fourth in the repechage (7:01.08) … helped cox the second varsity eight boat to a third finals victory over Cornell, Michigan State and Harvard with a time of 6:47.00, closing out the season with a 13th-place showing among the 16-boat NCAA field. AS A FRESHMAN: Opened the spring season as coxswain of the third varsity eight – lightweight boat before taking over as coxswain of the varsity four boat after the Buffalo regatta … part of the boat named BIG EAST Boat of the Week April 21 … defeated Buffalo in her loan race as coxswain of the third varsity eight – lightweight boat

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with a time of 6:28.9 … placed first with the varsity four boat in Indianapolis by defeating Indiana, Purdue, Eastern Michigan, and a second Notre Dame boat with a time of 7:56.0 … qualified for the Lake Natoma Invitational Group “B” final by finishing second (7:17.37) and first (7:27.0) in two preliminary heats against California and Oregon State, and Stanford and Sacramento State … placed second in the finale behind Wisconsin with a finishing time of 7:23.13 … victorious in preliminary heat at BIG EAST Championships, stopping the clock at 7:50.91 … later captured the gold in the finals with a time of 7:31.36 … placed first in preliminary heat at Oak Ridge Regional with a time of 7:35.2 … went on to finish second behind Virginia in the Grand Finals while crossing the finish line with a time of 7:22.52 … guided the Notre Dame novice eight “A” boat to a first-place finish in the Head of the Rock Regatta clocking in at 16:51.16 … coxed the Notre Dame varsity eight “5” boat to a seventh-place finish vs. Tulsa (16:02.4). PREP AND PERSONAL: A three-year varsity letter winner as the coxswain at Holy Angels Academy … team captain junior year and MVP senior year … received Coaches’ Award in 2006 and 2007 as well as the Varsity Coxswain Award in 2007 … finished fourth place in the Canadian National Schoolboys Regatta her senior year in women’s senior 4+ and second-place finish in the Head of the Fish Regatta in the women’s lightweight 4+ … SRAA Scholastic Nationals eighth-place finish in the 2009 lightweight 4+ … a member of the National Society of High School Scholars … founder of “Big Sister Little Sister” and the “Carpe Diem Club” … Student Council Representative, Freshman and Sophomore Class President and Student Body Vice President … born in Buffalo, N.Y. … daughter of Mark and Maria Dines … has two siblings, Catherine and Leila … enrolled as an American studies major in the College of Arts and Letters.


Courtney Gaberino Junior 6-0 Pewaukee, WI Arrowhead AS A JUNIOR: Named a 2013 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete … selected to the all-BIG EAST second team … in the fall, competed in the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta with the women’s championship eight boat … in a field featuring US Rowing and Rowing Canada Aviron, finished 12th with a time of 17:21.23 … rowed with the first varsity eight boat for rest of season … at Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, won first race at a pace of 6:40.70 before finishing behind defending NCAA champion Virginia in the second race at a 6:36.022 clip … finished the weekend with a first-place showing in 6:39.50 … for its efforts at Oak Ridge, the Notre Dame first eight boat was named BIG EAST Boat of the Week (March 20) … finished ahead of Iowa and Michigan State at the Michigan State Invitational, beating the Hawkeyes in 6:55.10 and the Spartans in 7:03.10 … crossed the finish line ahead of Michigan in the first race of the day before clocking in behind host and eventual NCAA champion Ohio State at the Ohio State Invite, finishing second in 7:21.26 … finished second behind USC and California before surging ahead of Washington State in the third and final race at the Lake Natoma Invitational … won all three races, besting Alabama, Iowa and host Indiana, at the fifth annual Dale England Cup … won the grand final race at the BIG EAST Championships, edging out Syracuse in a time of 6:49.656 … the Irish eight boat finished third in the preliminary heat at NCAA Championship with a 7:07.338 mark … finished third in the first repechage heat behind Stanford and Yale with a time of 7:05.656 … in the C/D semifinal race finished ahead of Cornell, and went on to place 13th overall after winning the third final with a 6:36.141 clip … earned a monogram. AS A SOPHOMORE: Rowed with varsity eight during second season with the team … earned first monogram … member of BIG EAST Crew of the Week (May 2) … rowed

for the first varsity eight boat at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, wining all three of its races and posting a best time of 6:23.00 in the victory over Tennessee in the final race of the Invite … also defeated Alabama (6:34.40) and Minnesota (6:25.90) … competed against Ohio State in Columbus (6:35.39) … helped the first varsity eight to a second place finish at Indianapolis, beating Louisville and Purdue with a time of 6:27.70 … put in another strong effort at the Virginia Invite, getting another two wins in three races, beating Clemson (6:27.60) , and San Diego and Penn (6:40.80) … placed second in the other race, falling only to Virginia (6:35.40) … competed against Southern California (6:32.20) and Stanford at the Stanford Women’s Invite, posting a best time of 6:31.70 in the three second loss to Stanford … blew out Iowa and West Virginia in the BIG EAST Invite qualifier, beating both boats by more than 15 seconds … claimed victory in the first varsity grand final at the BIG EAST Invite, beating Syracuse, Louisville and Iowa with a time of 6:41.00 … qualified (6:22.016) and became the BIG EAST Champions in the first varsity eight grand final victory over rivals Syracuse, Georgetown and Louisville, sporting a best time of 6:31.724 in the win … went to the NCAA Championships with the varsity eight boat, making their way to the third finals with a fifth (7:04.44) and seventh place finish (7:07.98) in the qualifier and repechage heat, respectively … rowed to a fourth place finish in the third finals with a time of 6:40.33 to conclude in 16th among the NCAA field. AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed with the Irish varsity four boat for a majority of the spring season … one of the members of the BIG EAST Boat of the Week April 21 … finished in third in Indianapolis against Indiana, Purdue, Eastern Michigan, and a second Notre Dame team with a time of 8:14.8 … placed second

(7:23.13) in the Lake Natoma Invitational Group “B” grand finals behind Wisconsin … qualified for finale by placing in second, behind only California, and first in preliminary heats with times of 7:17.37 and 7:27.0 … qualified for the BIG EAST Championship grand final by placing first in preliminaries with a time of 7:50.91 … went on to win the BIG EAST Championship finale with the varsity four with a time of 7:31.36 … qualified for the Oak Ridge Regional grand final by winning the preliminary heat with a time of 7:35.20 … went on to finish second behind only Virginia in the Oak Ridge Regional finale with a time of 7:22.52 … rowed in the novice eight race at the Head of the Rock Regatta on the Notre Dame “B” boat that finished 10th in a time of 20:27.16 … a member of the Notre Dame varsity eight “5” boat that finished seventh, clocking in at 16:02.4. PREP AND PERSONAL: A three-sport athlete (basketball, softball, volleyball) while attending Arrowhead High School in Hartland, Wisc. … earned seven varsity letters in that span, including four in basketball, two in softball and one in volleyball … helped basketball team to the Classic 8 Conference Championship during her freshman and sophomore years and was later named the team captain during her junior and senior campaigns … also competed with the Wisconsin Lakers Basketball program club team … played in the Wisconsin All Stars: Basketball All Stars Against Domestic Abuse game … member of the National Honor Society as well as the Spanish National Honor Society … treasurer of the Student Senate Government … named an AP Scholar with Honor … born in Raleigh, N.C. … daughter of Gregory and Diane Gaberino … has one brother, Matthew … enrolled in the College of Engineering as a mechanical engineer.

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Student-Athletes Kiran Ikram Junior 5-7 Karachi, Pakistan Karachi Grammar School AS A JUNIOR: Saw brief action for the Irish at the fifth annual Dale England Cup as a member of the third varsity four boat … crew finished third with a time of 8:24.4 in its

Olivia Kacsits Junior 5-11 Rockford, MI Rockford AS A JUNIOR: Appeared as a member of the second varsity eight boat at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational … finished in first place in the first race, placing ahead of Duke, Kansas and Buffalo with a time of 6:55.30 … in second race, fell behind defending NCAA champion Virginia with a 6:47.20 mark … completed the weekend as a member of the first place A-team that finished the course in 6:53.40. AS A SOPHOMORE: Was a mainstay for the first varsity eight boat throughout the season for the Irish … earned second monogram … selected as BIG EAST Crew of the Week (May 2) … won all three of her races at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, beating Alabama and Jacksonville (6:34.40), Minnesota and Kansas (6:25.90), and Tennessee (6:23.00) … competed in the second place finish at Ohio State (6:35.39) … finished second again with the first varsity eight boat at Indianapolis, beating Louisville and Purdue with a time of 6:27.70

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first race before placing behind Iowa and host Indiana in the second race, crossing the finish line in 9:37.7. AS A SOPHOMORE: Saw her only action of the season at the BIG EAST Invite for the third varsity eight “B” boat as they claimed third, beating the Iowa “B” team and the Rutgers squad (7:30.70). AS A FRESHMAN: Did not row for the Irish in the spring season … took first place in the novice eight as a member of Notre Dame “A” boat (16:51.16) and 11th in the varsity eight Notre Dame “D” boat (17:04.87) in the Head of the Rock Regatta … rowed with the Notre Dame varsity eight “4” boat that captured sixth place vs. Tulsa, clocking in at 15:11.3. PREP AND PERSONAL: Competed in rowing and track while attending Karachi

Grammar School in Karachi, Pakistan … also competed with national club team in sailing, winning medals in the Asian and Middle Eastern regatta circuits and attended preworlds … helped rowing team to undefeated season during freshman through senior years in both the fall and spring seasons, while also earning national ranking as a crew each of those years … in track, helped team to sectional championship in freshman, junior and senior years and was team captain during sophomore campaign … biggest athletic thrill to-date was winning the Petite Final at the Asian Rowing Championships … born in Karachi, Pakistan … daughter of Tariq and Mehnaz Ikram … has one sibling: Muhammad Sabir Ikram … currently enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major.

… claimed another two victories at the Virginia Invite, beating Clemson (6:27.60), and then Penn and San Diego (6:40.80) the next day … also competed in a close race against Virginia, coming in second at 6:35.40 … placed second in both races at the Stanford Women’s Invite, while posting a best time of 6:31.70 in the loss to Stanford … also finished second against USC (6:32.20)… qualified for the grand final at the BIG EAST Invite with a 15 second win over Iowa … won the BIG EAST Invite first varsity eight grand final, beating Syracuse, Iowa and Louisville with a time of 6:41.00 in the win … beat seven other BIG EAST teams to qualify for the final at the BIG EAST Championship (6:22.016) … took home the BIG EAST Championship first varsity eight grand final with a win over rivals Syracuse, Louisville, and Georgetown, posting a time of 6:31.724 … rowed with the varsity eight boat at the NCAA Championships … qualified for the third finals race after placing fifth in the prelims (7:04.44) and seventh in the repechage (7:07.98) … helped the team to a fourth place finish at the third finals (6:40.33), falling to the leader Wisconsin by only six seconds. AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed the entire spring season as a member of the varsity eight boat … placed first in opening regatta of the spring against Buffalo with a time of 6:10.9 … came across the finish line in second in Indianapolis with a time of 6:29.0 against Indiana, Purdue, and Eastern Michigan … qualified for Lake Natoma Invitational Group “B” finals with a pair of

second place finishes behind California and Stanford in preliminaries with times of 6:36.57 and 6:40.67, respectively … finished behind only Tennessee in the Group “B” varsity eight finale, posting a time of 6:33.0 … victorious in BIG EAST Championships preliminary heat, notching a time of 6:56.50 … later finished in second (6:42.83) behind only Louisville in the BIG EAST grand finals … placed second (6:43.41) in the Oak Ridge Regional varsity eight heat behind Virginia, qualifying for the Grand Finals … went on to finish fourth in Grand Finals behind Virginia, Clemson, and Duke while posting a time of 6:35.86 … helped capture first place vs. Tulsa in the varsity eight as a member of the Notre Dame “1” boat (14:133.1) … rowed with the Notre Dame varsity four “2” boat that took fourth place in a time of 11:59.6. PREP AND PERSONAL: A rowing fouryear letter winner at Rockford High School under coach Mike Antuna … Team captain and MVP her senior year … state champion her junior year … guided team to a national ranking three years in a row … competed at Nationals three years, finishing in the top 10 … first place finish at the Midwest Championships in the varsity four … member of the National Honor Society, Youth Initiative, Harry Potter Club and tutoring group … born in Framingham, Mass. … grandfather John Kacsits Sr. graduated from Notre Dame in 1958 … daughter of John and Susan Kacsits … has two siblings, Andrea and Victoria … enrolled in the College of Science as a pre-professional studies major.

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Elizabeth Linnemanstons Junior 5-11 Mequon, WI Divine Savior Holy Angels AS A JUNIOR: Switched between multiple boats for the Irish … at the seasonopening Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, stroked with the third varsity four boat, coming in second place in the first and second races … switched to the second varsity eight B-crew for the final racing session, placing fourth with a time of 7:21.61 … raced with the second varsity four boat at Michigan State … came in second to Iowa with a time of 8:23.30 and host Michigan State in the second race with an 8:37.85 clip … came in second at the Ohio State Invitational behind both Michigan and eventual NCAA champion Ohio State … competed with the second varsity four boat for the first two races, finishing second in both events with times of 8:05.6 and 8:21.4, respectively … moved over to the first novice eight B-team crew for the third and final race, crossing the finish line in 8:30.5 … competed with the third varsity four boat at the BIG EAST Championship, finishing ahead of runner-up Louisville in 8:20.902 to win the grand final. AS A SOPHOMORE: Rowed for multiple boats for the Irish this season… earned first monogram … competed with the second varsity four boat at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, beating Duke in the first race with a time of 7:40.20 … placed second against Virginia (7:32.83) and finished third behind Tennessee and Virginia later that day (7:44.04) … rowed for the third varsity eight boat against Ohio State (7:24.46) … came back the next day to get the victory with the third varsity eight boat over Purdue’s “A” and “B” squads with a time of 7:02.88 … helped the third varsity eight boat beat San Diego and Penn at the Virginia Invite posting a time of 7:04.80 after finishing second against Virginia (6:58.80) … also took home first with the third varsity eight against Clemson and Northeastern (7:04.00) … won both races at the BIG EAST Invite, beating Iowa and

Louisville (7:57.20), and Syracuse (7:56.80) later that day … qualified for the BIG EAST Championship third varsity eight grand final (6:55.967) … helped the third varsity eight boat to a BIG EAST Championship finals victory over Syracuse, Connecticut and Louisville with another great race of 7:04.39. AS A FRESHMAN: Competed with three different boats for the Irish in the spring season … competed with the novice – third varsity eight boat against Buffalo … went on to finish ahead of Buffalo with a time of 6:39.7 … was a part of both the varsity four and novice eight boats in Indianapolis … finished third in the varsity four race at 8:14.8 behind a second Notre Dame team and Indiana … crossed the finish line behind only Indiana in the novice eight heat at 7:39.6 … qualified for the BIG EAST Championship grand finals by placing first in preliminaries with a time of 7:22.21 … went on to win the final stopping the clocks at 7:03.24 … finished in sixth place (7:15.43) in the Grand Finals of the Oak Ridge Regional in third varsity eight behind Virginia, Clemson, Oklahoma, Miami (FL), and Central Florida … component of the novice eight Notre

Dame “A” and the varsity eight Notre Dame “D” boats … seized first place in a time of 16:51.16 in the novice eight and finished 11th in the varsity eight at the Head of the Rock Regatta … a key cog in the fifth-place finish by the Notre Dame varsity eight “3” boat vs. Tulsa (14:49.8). PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-sport athlete while attending Divine Savior Holy Angels High School … Three time rugby national champions under coach Peter Helfer … team captain her senior season, MVP junior and senior seasons … All-state selection three years … a member of the Milwaukee Rowing Club that took third at the Minnesota Regatta … basketball all-conference selection senior season … member of the National Honor Society, Student Council, Salvation Service Club and Spanish Club … National Merit Finalist … former Irish rower Kelsey Otero and women’s tennis player Katie Potts attended the same high school … born in Milwaukee, Wisc. … daughter of John and Robin Linnemanstons … has two siblings, Katherine (‘11) and John (‘09) … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, majoring in accounting.

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Student-Athletes Teresa Rubinger Junior 5-8 Arlington, VA Georgetown Visitation Prep AS A JUNIOR: Named a 2013 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete … competed in the fall at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta with the women’s championship four boat … in a field featuring Rowing Canada Aviron and the Vesper Boat Club, finished 11th with a time of 20:09.96 … rowed for the second varsity eight crew in the spring season … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, won first race with a mark of 6:55.30, then crossed second to defending NCAA champion Virginia in 6:47.20 … finished the Tennessee trip on the A-team in the third race, winning handily in 6:53.40 … won both races at Michigan State, pulling ahead of Iowa in 7:03.70 and the host Spartans with a 7:24.20 pace … won first race against Michigan at the Ohio State Invitational, recording a time of 7:07.97 … in second race, finished behind Buckeye boat at a 7:32.75 clip … finished second in first two races to west coast foes USC and California at the Lake Natoma Invitational before pulling ahead of Wisconsin and Washington State in the third race with a time of 6:36.70 … won each of three races at the fifth annual Dale England Cup … downed Alabama in 6:56.5, Iowa in a 6:58.4 split and host Indiana with a pace of 7:37.3 … won grand final race at the BIG EAST Championship, pulling ahead of runner-up Louisville by five seconds with a time of 7:04.071 … finished third in preliminary heat at NCAA Championship regatta with a mark of 7:15.092 … came in second in repechage race behind Yale at a 7:27.079 clip … finished sixth in the A/B semifinal race in 7:11.729 … crossed the finish line sixth in the petite final, good enough for 12th place overall, with a time of 6:38.007 … earned a monogram. AS A SOPHOMORE: One of six Irish rowers to be named a 2012 CRCA Scholar Athlete … rowed for the second varsity eight boat

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for the Irish this season … earned first monogram … selected as BIG EAST Crew of the Week (March 29) … won all three races at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite to start off the year, highlighted by a ten second win over Tennessee (6:29.60) … also beat Alabama (6:43.60) and Minnesota (6:33.00) … competed against Ohio State in Columbus, putting up a time of 6:44.25 in the second place finish … came back the next day to get the victory over Indiana, Louisville, and Purdue with a time of 6:34.66 … won two out of three races at the Virginia Invite, including a 6:42.50 win over Clemson, and a 6:50.20 win over Penn and San Diego … also achieved a second place finish against Virginia (6:48.80)… raced in two heats at Redwood Shores, Calif., in the Stanford Women’s Invite, highlighted by a 6:37.80 win over Stanford … also took second against USC (6:40.10)… after winning the second varsity eight prelims by 22 seconds (6:40.10), claimed the second varsity eight grand final victory at the BIG EAST Invite with a time of 6:47.40 over Syracuse, Iowa, and Louisville … beat rivals Syracuse, Louisville, and Connecticut to win the second varsity eight grand final at the BIG EAST Championship after winning the qualifier with a time of 6:30.830 … rowed for the second varsity eight boat at the NCAA Championships, qualifying for the third finals after a fifth place finish in the prelims (7:00.60), followed by a fourth place finish in the repechage (7:01.08) … went on to win the third final race, beating Cornell, Michigan State and Harvard in the 6:47.00 win to claim 13th overall among the 16-boat field. AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed in multiple boats during the spring season … was a member of the boat named BIG EAST Boat of the Week April 21 … was victorious over Buffalo in her first regatta of the spring with a time of 6:39.7 with the novice-third varsity eight boat … rowed with the varsity four that finished second (8:14.8) behind only a second Notre Dame boat at a regatta in Indianapolis … competed in the novice eight and finished second (7:39.6) to Indiana in a regatta against Indiana and Purdue … competed with the varsity four boat at the Lake Natoma Invitational … finished in second (7:17.37) behind only California and first (7:27.0) in respective preliminary heats to qualify for the Group “B” finals … went on to finish second (7:23.13) in the finals behind only Wisconsin … was victorious in heat two of the BIG EAST Championship in the varsity

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four with a time of 7:50.91 and qualified for the finals … struck gold in the varsity four finals with a time of 7:31.36 … finished second in the Oak Ridge Regional Grand Finals in varsity four behind Virginia with a time of 7:22.52 … qualified for the finals by winning the preliminary heat with a time of 7:35.2 … rowed on the novice eight Notre Dame “A” boat that crossed the line at 16:51.16 for first place at the Head of the Rock Regatta … helped team to a 11th place finish, hitting the finish line at 17:04.87, in the varsity eight race … led team to a sixth place finish vs. Tulsa in the varsity eight as a member of the Notre Dame “4” boat (15:11.3). PREP AND PERSONAL: A three-sport athlete in rowing, soccer and basketball while attending Georgetown Prep in Washington, D.C. … earned four varsity letters at goalie in soccer, three for rowing and two for basketball … helped soccer team to the Independence School League (ISL) conference championship in her sophomore through senior seasons, earning all-conference and all-city honors in her senior year … also named a Washington Post Honorable Mention All-Met during senior season … named team captain of basketball junior varsity basketball team during sophomore campaign … participated in the SRAA National Regatta as a junior and senior, helping boat reach the semifinal at Nationals and Statesbury Regatta as a senior … member of the Cum Laude Society and Visitation Clorivieve Society … served as the Yearbook editor … born in Washington, D.C. … daughter of Jim and Kathy Rubinger … has three siblings: Katie, Grace and Claire … mother (’79), as well as uncle, John (’85) and aunts, Bridget (’87), Margaret (’82) and Patti (MBA ’86), graduated from Notre Dame … currently enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, double majoring in history and political science.


Kelsey Sekanick Junior 5-9 Girard, OH Howland AS A JUNIOR: Competed with the women’s championship four boat at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta, finishing 11th in a field of 20 with a time of 20:09.96 … started the season in the first varsity four boat before switching to the second varsity eight crew … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, opened the event in first place with a time of 7:53.90, before crossing behind defending NCAA champion Virginia in 7:35.10 … finished the Tennessee trip by winning third race against Louisville and Miami after setting a 7:43.20 pace … switched into the second varsity eight boat at Michigan State, winning both races … crossed ahead of Iowa in 7:03.70 before beating out host Michigan State in 7:24.20 in the afternoon race … won first race against Michigan in a time of 7:07.97 at the Ohio State Invitational, before falling behind Ohio State’s boat in the second race (7:32.75) … came in second to west coast foes USC and California in first two races at the Lake Natoma Invitational before pulling out a win against Wisconsin and Washington State in the third race with a time of 6:36.70 … won all three races at the fifth annual Dale

England Cup, beating Alabama in 6:56.5, Iowa in 6:58.4 and host Indiana in 7:37.3 … won grand final race at BIG EAST Championship, setting a pace of 7:04.071 … finished third in preliminary heat at NCAA Championship to rivals USC and Princeton with a 7:15.092 clip … finished second in repechage race to Yale with a time of 7:27.079 … finished sixth in the A/B semifinal race with a mark of 7:11.729 before closing the three-day event in 12th place overall, completing the petite final course in 6:38.007 … earned a monogram. AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed with multiple boats for the Irish this season … twotime selection as BIG EAST Crew of the Week as part of varsity four boat (April 19, April 25) … earned first monogram … rowed to a second place finish for both the third varsity eight boat (7:00.17) and the victorious third varsity four boat (7:32.40) in the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite … also placed second with the third varsity four against Virginia (7:43.020) later in the competition … raced against Ohio State at Columbus with a time of 7:59.89 for the second varsity four boat … came back the next day to win the second varsity four race against Indiana and Purdue with a time of 7:34.71 … was promoted to the first varsity four boat at the Virginia Invite, winning races over Clemson (7:31.30), and Penn and San Diego (7:34.10) … also fought hard for a second place finish, falling only to Virginia (7:34.30) … beat both Southern California and then Stanford (7:28.1) with the first varsity four boat, highlighted by a best time of 7:17.84 in the win over USC … defeated Iowa and West Virginia (7:37.30) in qualification heat at the BIG EAST Invite … won the first varsity four grand final at the BIG EAST Invite, beating Syracuse, Iowa, and

Louisville with a time of 7:44.90 … after winning the prelims of the first varsity four race at the BIG EAST Championship (7:14.00), helped the team to a second place finish in the grand final with a time of 7:31.428, falling only to Syracuse … made her way to the NCAA Championships in Mercer N.J. with the varsity four boat … with two top four finished in the prelims, was able to move on to the semifinal heats … finished fifth in the semifinal with a time of 7:21.20, earning a spot in the Petite Finals … claimed second in the Petite Finals with a time of 7:25.35, beating four teams in the race and placing eighth overall among the 16-boat field. AS A FRESHMAN: Competed with the novice-third varsity eight boat in the spring season … was part of winning boat against Buffalo, finishing the race in 6:39.70 … part of the Notre Dame “B” boat that finished 10th in the Head of the Rock Regatta novice eight race (20:27.16) … battled to a seventhplace finish vs. Tulsa in the varsity eight race. PREP AND PERSONAL: A four-year letter winner in swimming for coach Leanna Dunaway at Howland High School … took home MVP honors freshman and junior seasons … team captain senior year … district qualifier three years ...Coaches’ Award sophomore and senior seasons... Channel 33 Student-Athlete of the Week … broke school record in 100 breaststroke … president of the National Honor Society, member of the school paper, Interact Club, Key Club, FCCLA, Spanish Club, SADD and American Legion Auxiliary … born in Youngstown, Ohio … daughter of Bruce and Karen Sekanick … has two siblings, Brandon and Ryan … enrolled in the College of Science as a science-business major.

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Student-Athletes Anna VanEgmond Junior 5-10 Grosse Point Shores, MI Regina AS A JUNIOR: Made season debut at the fifth annual Dale England Cup … came in third as a member of the third varsity four boat with a time of 8:24.4 … moved into B-team crew of the first novice eight boat, crossing the finish line in third with an 8:30.5 mark.

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AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not compete for the Irish this season. AS A FRESHMAN: Competed with multiple boats during the spring season … began the spring season by competing in the novice – third varsity eight boat and defeating Buffalo with a time of 6:39.7 … finished third behind another Notre Dame boat and Indiana in the varsity four race in Indianapolis with a time of 8:14.8 … also competed in the novice eight race in Indianapolis and finished second behind Indiana while crossing the finish line at 7:39.6 … finished in first place in the BIG EAST Championships in the third varsity four race with a time of 8:03.62 … finished in sixth place (7:15.43) in the Oak Ridge Grand Finals in the open four behind Virginia, Clemson, Oklahoma, Miami (FL) and Central Florida … part of the novice eight Notre Dame “A” boat that crossed the

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line at 16:51.16 in the Head of the Rock Regatta … member of the Notre Dame varsity eight “D” boat that finished 11th at the Head of the Rock Regatta in a time of 17:04.87 … rowed in the Notre Dame varsity eight “4” boat that took sixth place vs. Tulsa (15:11.3). PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-sport athlete at Regina High School (volleyball, basketball, and swimming) … four-year letter winner in swimming … voted swimming team captain her senior season … a member of National Honors Society and student government … born in Grosse Point, Mich. … daughter of Eve and David VanEgmond … has one brother, David, who is a ‘10 graduate of Notre Dame … enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters with a sociology major.


Carlee Beckler Sophomore 5-8 Burbank, CA San Marino AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed with the second varsity eight boat during second year with the Irish … won two out of three races to open the spring season at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational … member of multiwin crew at Michigan State … placed ahead of Michigan with a time of 7:07.97 at the

Ohio State Invitational before finishing off the pace behind host Ohio State with a 7:32.75 mark … posted a runner-up result in the first two races at the Lake Natoma Invitational before winning the third and final race of the weekend in a 6:36.70 sprint … finished ahead of Alabama by 27 seconds in the first race at the Dale England Cup before beating out Iowa with a time of 6:58.4 … finished the regatta by racing 19 seconds faster than host Indiana to win the third and final race in 7:37.3 … placed first at the BIG EAST Championship, stopping the clock at 7:04.071, almost five full seconds faster than runner-up Louisville … team claimed its tenth consecutive BIG EAST title … the second varsity eight boat finished third in its preliminary heat at the NCAA Championship with a time of 7:15.092 behind rivals USC and Princeton … placed second in the first repechage heat with a 7:27.079 mark … finished

sixth in the A/B semifinal with a split of 7:11.729 … concluded the event in 12th place overall with a time of 6:38.007 in the second varsity eight petite final … earned a monogram. AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed for multiple Irish boats this season … earned first monogram … contributed to the third varsity four boat in a third place finish (7:22.32), as well as the victorious third varsity eight boat over Alabama (7:03.30) at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite … defeated Tennessee and Louisville (6:52.60) in final race of the day … placed second against Ohio State with the first varsity four boat (7:49.13) … came back the next day to get the victory over Indiana and Louisville (7:35.22) … won both of the second varsity four races at the BIG EAST Invite for the Irish, beating Iowa and Louisville (7:57.20), and Syracuse (7:56.80) … won the BIG EAST Championship qualifier with a time of 6:55.967 … helped the third varsity eight boat to a BIG EAST Championship finals victory posting a time of 7:04.391, on the way to the win over Syracuse, Connecticut and Louisville. PREP AND PERSONAL: Played goalkeeper for her high school soccer team while at San Marino High School, lettering all four years … was the goalkeeper of the year her freshman, sophomore, and senior year … all-area second team as a freshman … named league MVP and all-area first team as a junior … led the team her senior year as team captain … named team MVP and allarea second team her senior year … played for the Crown City United club team … also was an outside hitter in volleyball for her high school, lettering her junior and senior years … received a senior league honorable mention … ran track for her high school team, lettering her junior and senior years … placed in league senior year … was a Girl Scout and won the Girl Scout Bronze and Silver Awards … member of the National Charity League … involved with the youth Confirmation Program … born in Burbank, Calif. … daughter of Mollie and Ben Beckler … has one sibling- Christian … enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, majoring in psychology.

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Student-Athletes Erin Boxberger Sophomore 6-0 Overland Park, KS Blue Valley North AS A SOPHOMORE: CRCA Pocock AllAmerica second team selection … named to the CRCA Central all-region team … tabbed to the all-BIG EAST first team … competed in the fall as a member of the women’s championship eight crew at the Head of the Charles Regatta … placed 12th in a field featuring the US Rowing club and defending NCAA champion Virginia with a time of 17:21.23 … was a member of the first varsity eight boat for the spring season … boat was named the BIG EAST Boat of the Week March 20 after impressive wins at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational … won two of three races at Pak Ridge, claiming the final contest with a time of 6:39.50 … won both races at the Michigan State Invitational, surging ahead of first Iowa with a 6:55.10 clip before defeating Michigan State in 7:03.10 … raced ahead of Michigan at the Ohio State Invitational, narrowly winning in a time of 6:53.50 … lost to host and eventual NCAA champion Ohio State in second race with a time of 7:21.26 … placed second in first two races at the Lake Natoma Invitational before earning the victory in the third race of the weekend, edging out Washington State and Wisconsin with a 6:30.30 mark … won all three races at the fifth annual Dale England Cup … won grand final in Notre Dame’s final appearance at the BIG EAST Championship on the strength of a 6:49.656 spurt … placed third in preliminary heat at the NCAA Championship with a time of 7:07.338 before falling behind Stanford and Yale in the repechage heat … claimed first with a time of 7:37.292 in the C/D semifinal race, and finished the weekend in 13th place overall, setting a pace of 6:36.141 to win the third final … earned a monogram. AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed for the first varsity eight boat for the Irish this season … earned first monogram … won all three of her races at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite,

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beating Alabama and Jacksonville (6:34.40), Minnesota and Kansas (6:25.90), and highlighted by a 6:23.00 victory over Tennessee in the final race … competed against Ohio State at Columbus with a time of 6:35.39 … helped the first varsity eight boat to a second place finish over Louisville and Purdue (6:27.70) … took home two victories over Clemson (6:27.60), and San Diego and Penn (6:40.80), at the Virginia Invite … also placed second against Virginia with a time of 6:35.40 … competed at Redwood Shores, losing matches against USC (6:32.20) and Stanford (6:31.70) … after beating Iowa and WVU in the qualifier, took first in the first varsity eight grand final of the BIG EAST Invite, beating Syracuse, Louisville, and Iowa with a time of 6:41.00 on the way to a BIG EAST boat of the week honor … defeated eight teams in the BIG EAST Championship qualifier (6:22.016) … won the first varsity eight grand final at the BIG EAST Championship over rivals Syracuse, Louisville, and Georgetown, posting a time of 6:31.724 in the win … went to the NCAA Championships with the varsity eight boat … qualified for the third final race by placing fifth in the qualifier (7:04.44) and seventh in the repechage (7:07.98) … helped the Irish to a fourth place finish at the third finals

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through a 6:40.33 time to finish out a great first season with the Irish. PREP AND PERSONAL: Competed in basketball and rowing while attending Blue Valley North High School in Overland Park, Kan. … earned four varsity letters in basketball while serving as a starter three years and twice serving as team captain … averaged 14 points and nine rebounds per game … named to the KAMO All-Tournament Team … helped team reach the sub-state championship game, while garnering all-Eastern Kansas League second-team honors … member of the Kansas City Rowing Club for two years … at the ’08 and ’10 Sunflower Games, helped her boat to three first-place finishes and one second-place result … competed in the ’10 Club National Championships … member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society … named an Eastern Kansas League Scholar Athlete as well as an AP Scholar … born in Overland Park, Kan. … daughter of Randy and Cherie Boxberger … has one sibling, Megan … sister is member of University of Kansas rowing team … enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, majoring in design.


Elena Brindley Sophomore 5-5 Dowington, PA Bishop Shanahan AS A SOPHOMORE: Made season debut at the Dale England Cup, racing first for the third varsity four boat and finishing the weekend in the second varsity four … in the third varsity four race, placed third behind Iowa and Indiana with an 8:24.4 clip … in

SARAH CLAEYS Sophomore 5-10 Eden Prairie, MN Eden Prairie

second varsity four race, raced with the B-team and finished in third place with a time of 10:13.9. AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed for both the third varsity eight in a second place finish against Kansas (7:00.17), and the fourth varsity four in a second place finish against Virginia (7:58.88) at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite … helped the third varsity eight “B” boat claim third at the BIG EAST Invite with a time of 7:30.70 over Iowa ”B” and Rutgers, finishing out her first season with the Irish. PREP AND PERSONAL: Ran cross country and track for her high school teams while at Bishop Shanahan High School, lettering all four years in both … was team captain of the cross country team her senior year … also played guard for her high school’s varsity basketball team her freshman year … played club basketball for the Downington

Blitz … involved in student government and the community service corps … member of the Chester County Hospital VolunTEEN Program … very involved in her parish as an altar server, member of the youth group and participant in the Catholic Heart Work Camp … participated in chorus and the fall musical at her high school … was honored as a Nationally Commended Student and an AP Scholar with Distinction … received the Susan Romano O’Brien Science Scholarship … Muffet McGraw is a fellow alumna of her high school … born in Wynnewood, Penn. … daughter of Mariann and Donald Brindley … cousin, Caitlin McKinney played lacrosse for Notre Dame … has one sibling- Cara Brindley … currently enrolled in the College of Science as a double major in biological science and psychology.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed primarily with the first novice eight boat in her first season with the Irish … crew finished second behind Kansas in its first race at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, clocking in at 7:21.974 … came in third place behind defending NCAA champion Virginia’s A and B teams, losing to the B team by .30 of a second … completed the Tennessee trip in the second varsity four boat, finishing second with a time of 7:59.37 … won first novice eight race as a member of the A team at Michigan State with a time of 7:26.00 … in second race, beat host Michigan State by six seconds … placed second behind Michigan in both races at the Ohio State Invitational … moved into third varsity four boat at the Dale

England Cup and finished third in the first race with a time of 8:24.4 … finished the trip to Bloomington, Ind. in third place as a member of the first novice eight boat, crossing the finish line in 8:30.5. AS A FRESHMAN: Did not race with the team. PREP AND PERSONAL: Participated with the track, cross country, and soccer teams at Eden Prairie High School … went to the same high school as baseball star Ryan Bull … is involved with Notre Dame Christian Athletes … daughter of Andrew and Teresa Claeys … has one brother, Jack, and two sisters, Kate and Jane … enrolled in the College of Engineering, majoring in chemical engineering/pre-professional studies.

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Student-Athletes Madelynn Conlin Sophomore 5-6 Arlington Heights, IL Rolling Meadows AS A SOPHOMORE: Rowed in multiple boats in her second season with the Irish … placed second in two races with the second varsity four boat at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational … as a member of the second varsity eight B-team boat, crossed the finish line in 7:21.61 … placed second in both races at Michigan State as a member of the third varsity four crew … finished fourth in a pair of races at the Ohio State Invitational … finished second in the second varsity four race at the Lake Natoma Invitational with a time of 7:43.40, and went on to place third in the Saturday afternoon race … won both races as a member of the second varsity four A-team at the Dale England Cup, beating Alabama in the first race with a time of 7:44.2 … briefly subbed in to the first varsity four B-team crew and finished second to the Irish A-team, crossing the finish line in 7:53.7 …

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finished second in the second varsity four grand final at the BIG EAST Championship to close the season. AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed for multiple boats for the Irish this season … earned first monogram … won her first race at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, beating Duke with a time of 7:40.20 as part of the second varsity four boat … also competed against Minnesota and Kansas in a second place finish (7:32.83), before placing third against Tennessee and Virginia (7:44.04) … participated with the first varsity four team against Ohio State (7:49.13) … beat Indiana and Purdue by 15 seconds in the first varsity four race at Indianapolis (7:35.22) the following day … toppled Iowa with a 25 second victory (7:30.10) in qualifying race at the BIG EAST Invite … helped the third varsity eight boat claim victory at the BIG EAST Invite with a time of 7:10.90 to claim the win over Iowa and Rutgers and a Notre Dame “B” boat … qualified for the second varsity four grand final at the BIG EAST Championship with a time of 7:30.760 … sparked victory in the second varsity four grand final, beating Louisville, Rutgers, West Virginia and Connecticut (7:44.378) to end her first season with the Irish. PREP AND PERSONAL: Competed in swimming, basketball and soccer while attending Rolling Meadows High School in Arlington Heights, Ill. … also played club

soccer with ACES, helping the team claim the St. Louis Metro Tournament championship … part of school-record holding 200 and 400 freestyle relay teams … earned conference and sectional medalist honors all four years … named to the Fenton End of Year Tournament and Mudelein Christmas Tournament all-tournament team for basketball … finished top three in area in career three-pointers and top 10 in free throw percentage … named honorable mention allsectional, all-conference and all-area in soccer … named the Daily Herald Female Athlete of the Year and District 214 Female Athlete of the Year following her ’12 season … member of both the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society … member of IHSA All-State Academic Team … served as president of Student Council … named a Lowe’s Community Scholar, Northwest Suburban United Way Scholar and member of Chicago Tribune Scholar-Athlete team … daughter of Tom and Nancy Conlin … born in Arlington Heights, Ill. … has one sibling, Pat … father, as well as uncle, Mike, and aunt, Lori, attended the University of Notre Dame … brother played baseball for Concordia University … father played baseball for the Irish … currently enrolled in the College of Science as an applied and computational mathematics and statistics major.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not race for the Irish during the season. AS A FRESHMAN: Competed with the novice eight, fourth varsity eight and third varsity eight boat during the season … rowed for the novice eight boat in the loss at Ohio State (7:15.12) … came back the next day to get the victory over Purdue, Indiana, and Louisville in the novice eight boat, racing to a time of 6:46.65 … helped the fourth varsity eight boat to the victory over Iowa at the BIG EAST Invite, holding a commanding 25 second victory over the Hawkeyes (7:30.10) … finished the season with a third varsity eight grand final victory at the BIG EAST Championship over Connecticut and Louisville (7:44.478).

PREP AND PERSONAL: Rowed all four years of high school at Duxbury Bay Maritime School in Duxbury, Mass. (four fall seasons and two spring seasons) … named team captain during senior season … also played varsity ice hockey as a freshman and lacrosse during freshman and sophomore years, helping the lacrosse team capture the league championship in ’09 … competed with Massachusetts Elite club lacrosse for four years … member of National Honor Society … class secretary … daughter of Robert and Kim Cully … older brother, Quinn, is member of Notre Dame’s men’s lacrosse team and older sister, Broghan, is member of Dartmouth women’s lacrosse team … enrolled in the Mendoza College of business, majoring in information technology management.

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Rose Doerfler Sophomore 5-10.5 Pittsburgh, PA Oakland Catholic AS A SOPHOMORE: Named a 2013 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete … competed in the fall in the women’s championship eight boat at the Head of the Charles Regatta … finished 12th in the 20-team field with a time of 17:21.23 … competed in the second varsity eight boat during the spring season … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, finished ahead of Duke, Kansas and Buffalo in opening race before slotting into second behind defending NCAA Champion Virginia … placed first in final race of the event with a time of 6:53.40 … won both races at Michigan State, finishing ahead of the host Spartans by six seconds … crossed the finish line ahead of Michigan at the Ohio State Invitational, before taking runner-up honors behind eventual NCAA champion Ohio State with a time of 7:32.75 … posted a pair of second-place results at the Lake Natoma Invitational before surging ahead of Wisconsin and Washington State in the third race of the weekend … won all three races at the fifth annual Dale England Cup, defeating Alabama, Iowa and host Indiana … finished first in the grand final race at the BIG EAST Championship with a time of 7:04.071 … crossed in third place in the preliminary heat at the NCAA Championship with a 7:15.092 mark … in the first repechage heat, placed second behind Yale with a time of 7:27.079 … finished sixth behind UCLA in the A/B semifinal race before concluding the regatta in 12th place, posting a time of 6:38.007 in the petite final … earned a monogram. AS A FRESHMAN: Competed with the second varsity eight boat for the Irish … earned first monogram … named BIG EAST Crew of the Week (March 29) … won all three of her races at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, beating Alabama (6:43.60), Minnesota and Kansas (6:33.00), and Tennessee (6:29.60) … competed against Ohio State while posting a time of 6:44.25 … beat

Indiana, Louisville, and Purdue with a time of 6:34.66 … rowed to victory over Clemson (6:42.50), and Penn and San Diego (6:50.20) at the Virginia Invite, while placing second to Virginia by 1.8 seconds in the second race of the day (6:48.80) … finished second against USC (6:40.10), but rallied later in the day to defeat Stanford with a time of 6:37.80 at the Stanford Women’s Invitational … qualified for the second varsity eight grand final with a 22 second victory over Louisville (6:40.10) at the BIG EAST Invite, then defeated them again in the grand final with a time of 6:47.40 … won by nine seconds in the prelims of the BIG EAST Championship (6:30.830) … finished with a victory at the BIG EAST Championship in the second varsity eight grand final, beating rivals Syracuse, Louisville and Connecticut with a time of 6:40.703 … went to the NCAA Championships with the second varsity eight boat, placing fifth (7:00.60) in the prelims, and fourth (7:01.08) in the repechage to

qualify for the third final … won the third final behind a 6:47.00 time, beating Cornell, Michigan State and Harvard to conclude 13th overall among the 16-boat field. PREP AND PERSONAL: Competed in cross-country, swimming and crew while attending Oakland Catholic High School in Pittsburgh, Pa. … took part in both crew and swimming each of four years, earning two letters in crew and three in swimming … also participated in cross country freshman through junior years, earning two varsity letters … named a National Merit Finalist … recipient of the Harvard Book Award and Rachel Carson Book Award in ’10 … named class valedictorian … member of the National Honors Society … earned recognition on Highest Honor Roll every grading quarter … currently enrolled in the College of Engineering while majoring in electrical engineering.

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Student-Athletes Kelly Gawne Sophomore 5-10 Burke, VA Robinson Secondary AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in multiple boats throughout the season, starting in the second varsity four at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational … finished second to Kansas in first race before falling to defending NCAA champion Virginia in race number two … in third race at the Tennessee regatta, jumped into the second varsity eight boat B-team and finished fourth after logging a 7:21.61 clip … rowed with the third varsity four boat at Michigan State, finishing second to Michigan in both races … stayed in the third varsity four boat and finished fourth in the first race at the Ohio State Invitational with a time of 8:31.88, before placing fourth

Lucy Hewitt Sophomore 5-6 Cape Elizabeth, ME Cape Elizabeth AS A SOPHOMORE: Raced in multiple boats with the Irish … appeared in the first novice eight B-team boat at Michigan State, coming in third with a time of 7:47.90 … switched over to the second novice eight boat

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in the second race with an 8:50.33 mark … competed on the B-team of the first novice eight boat at the fifth annual Dale England Cup, finishing third in the first two races … also rowed with the B-team of the second varsity four, crossing the finish line in third place with a time of 10:13.9. AS A FRESHMAN: Competed for multiple Irish boats this season … started the year off rowing for the first varsity four boat at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, winning her first race with a time of 7:33.40 over Alabama … also competed against Minnesota and Kansas (7:27.48), and placed second against Tennessee (7:22.33) … finished the second varsity four race against Ohio State in 7:59.89 … beat Indiana and Purdue with the second varsity four boat (7:34.71) … rowed against Iowa and Rutgers in the morning session of the BIG EAST Invite (7:14.00) … raced in the third varsity eight victory at the BIG EAST Invite (7:10.90) over Iowa, Rutgers, and Notre Dame’s “B” boat. PREP AND PERSONAL: Competed in both swimming and rowing while attending Robinson Secondary School in Burke, Va. … lettered four times in swimming, while earning three letters in rowing on the starboard side … competed in club swimming as well

with both Mason Makos and head coach Curl Burke … claimed the sectional and regional championship in swimming freshman through junior years, winning state as a sophomore and junior … claimed the conference championship in rowing sophomore year and won state during junior year … finished rowing season with national ranking following both junior and senior seasons … took second in the Junior 4+ at the Canadian Nationals in ’09 while rowing in the three seat … finished seventh at ’10 Scholastic Nationals as the five seat … won the Virginia State Championship with the varsity eight in ’10 rowing as the five seat … member of the National Honor Society and Math Honor Society … named all-district band … graduated with 4.0 G.P.A. … recipient of Math Departmental Award and International Baccalaureate Diploma … named a National Merit Commended Scholar … born in Norfolk, Va. … daughter of Brian and Jan Gawne … has two older siblings: Maddie and Ryan … currently enrolled in the College of Engineering with a computer engineering major.

for the afternoon session and came in second behind the Spartan crew with an 8:08.50 mark … raced with the first novice eight B-team and the third varsity four boat at the Dale England Cup, coming in third in both races … with the eight crew, crossed the finish line in 7:47.2 and helped the Irish four boat stroke at a rate of 9:37.7. AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite against Kansas and Buffalo as part of the Irish third varsity eight boat, finishing with a time of 7:00.17 to earn a second-place result … helped the third varsity eight “B” boat to a third place finish (7:30.70) at the BIG EAST Invite, beating Iowa “B” and Rutgers. PREP AND PERSONAL: Played setter for her high school volleyball team all four years

while at Cape Elizabeth High School … also played club volleyball with Maine Junior Olympics Volleyball … also swam for her high school team her freshman, sophomore, and junior year … swam on the Coastal Maine Aquatics club team … member of the National Honor Society … played in the Jazz Band and studied piano … was a National Merit Scholarship Finalist … named an AP Scholar with Honors … received the Smith College Book Award … born in Portland, Maine … daughter of Jonathan and Kate Hewitt … grandfather played football for Notre Dame … aunt also attended Notre Dame … has three siblings- Forest, Quinn, and Dylan … currently enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters.

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Hayley Johnson Sophomore 6-0 Franklin, MI Marian AS A SOPHOMORE: Raced with multiple crews for the Irish throughout the season … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, started out in the third varsity four boat and crossed the finish line in 8:09.60, good enough for second place … in second race, as a member of the A-team, finished second with a time of 8:12.18 … in third race at the Tennessee regatta, switched to the second varsity eight boat B-team and came in fourth at a pace of 7:21.61 … raced with the second varsity four boat at Michigan State and came in second in both races … again competed with the second varsity four crew at the Ohio State Invitational and finished in second place behind Michigan and Ohio State … finished

second behind California in the first race at the Lake Natoma Invitational before stroking into third in the second event … finished first as a member of the second varsity four A-team at the fifth annual Dale England Cup with a time of 7:44.2 before switching to the B-team and finishing second in 7:53.7 … moved back to the A-team of the four-boat race and finished first in 8:59.3 … competed with the second varsity four team at the BIG EAST Championship and crossed the finish line three seconds behind first-place finisher Louisville to post a time of 7:58.314. AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed in multiple boats for the Irish this season … got her first win with the third varsity eight boat at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite over Tennessee and Louisville with a time of 6:52.60 … also beat Alabama (7:03.30) and finished third with the third varsity four against Virginia … competed at Ohio State, finishing second with a time of 7:15.12 in the novice eight race … rallied to get the win the next day over Indiana, Purdue, and Louisville in the novice eight boat (6:46.65) … returned to action at the BIG EAST Invite, helping the third varsity eight boat to a victorious time of 7:10.90 … also beat Iowa, sporting a time of 7:30.10 in the win … ended her year with another victory in the third varsity four grand final at

the BIG EAST Championship, pulling away for the win in 7:44.478, 30 seconds in front of the next boat. PREP AND PERSONAL: Swam for the club team of Birmingham Bloomfield Atlantis while attending Marian High School … qualified in sectional, junior national and senior national levels while with team … competed with medley and 400 freestyle relays … two-time All-American in 100 backstroke and three-time All-American in 200 medley relay … school record holder in the 100 backstroke and 200 medley relay … Catholic League champion in 100 backstroke during sophomore year … swam backstroke on 2010 state champion and state record holding 200 medley relay team … anchored ’08 state champion and state record holding 400 freestyle relay team … also played softball during high school … member of the National Honors Society and Spanish Honors Society … participated in the Junior Mentor Program and Ambassador Club … daughter of Jerry and Martha Johnson … born in Royal Oak, Mich. … has four siblings: Hannah, Jacob, Zachary, Sofia … enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, majoring in political science and history.

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Student-Athletes Anna Kottkamp Sophomore 5-10 Wenatchee, WA Wenatchee AS A SOPHOMORE: Named a 2013 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete … selected to the all-BIG EAST second team … competed with the women’s championship eight boat at the prestigious Head of the Charles race in the fall … in a field featuring US Rowing and the Rowing Canada Aviron team, finished 12th with a time of 17:21.23 … competed with the first varsity eight crew throughout the spring … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, crossed the finish line first in the opening race with a mark of 6:40.70, and closed in second during the second race with a 6:36.022 pace … completed the third and final race in 6:39.50, good for first place … for its efforts in Tennessee, the Irish eight boat was named BIG EAST Boat of the Week (March 20) … came in first ahead of Midwest foe Iowa and host Michigan State at Michigan State, with times of 6:55.10 and 7:03.10, respectively … crossed ahead of Michigan at the Ohio State Invitational, before completing the course second to the eventual national champion Buckeye crew … came in second in first two races at the Lake Natoma Invitational, but stroked ahead of Washington State and Wisconsin in the third and final race with a time of 6:30.30 … placed in front of Alabama in first race and crossed ahead of Iowa in the second race at the fifth annual Dale England Cup, good for first place finishes in both events … completed the first-place trifecta by beating host Indiana with a time of 7:26.5 … won grand final race at the BIG EAST Championship in 6:49.656 … finished preliminary heat in third place at NCAA Championship, and went on to complete the course in 7:05.656 in the first repechage heat, which was good enough for third place behind Stanford and Yale … in the C/D semifinal, placed first with a mark of 7:37.292 … claimed the top spot in the third final race, good for 13th place overall, with a time of 6:36.141 … earned a monogram.

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AS A FRESHMAN: Served as a mainstay for the second varsity eight boat for the Irish on the season … earned first monogram … named BIG EAST Crew of the Week (March 29) … rattled off three wins in a row at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite to start the season, beating Alabama (6:43.60), Kansas and Minnesota (6:33.00), and putting up a 6:29.60 time in the win over Tennessee … competed against Ohio State in Columbus, placing second with a time of 6:44.25 … helped the team emerge victorious over Indiana, Louisville, and Purdue (6:34.66) the following day in Indianapolis… won two out of three at the Virginia Invite, capped off by a 6:27.60, one second victory over Clemson in the first race … also beat Penn (6:50.20) after placing second against Virginia (6:48.80) … competed with the second varsity eight boat at the Stanford Women’s Invitational, placing second against Southern California (6:40.10), and beating Stanford later in the day (6:37.80) … went on to win the second varsity eight grand final at the BIG EAST Invite, posting a time of 6:47.40, after qualifying with a time of 6:40.10 … won the BIG EAST Championship qualifier by nine seconds over Louisville (6:30.830)… took

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home the BIG EAST Championship second varsity eight grand final with a 6:40.703 win over rivals Syracuse, Louisville and Connecticut … rowed for the second varsity eight boat at the NCAA Championships … placed fifth in the qualifier with a time of 7:00.60 … moved on to the repechage heat, posting a time of 7:01.08 in a fourth place finish, putting them in the third final … claimed victory in the third final race, beating second place Cornell by 1.9 seconds in a 6:47.00 time to finish 13th overall in the 16-boat race. PREP AND PERSONAL: Swam for the high school team her sophomore year while at Wenatchee High School … played in her high school’s orchestra … received Wenatchee High School Academic Excellence Award … earned a National Guild High School Diploma (piano) … received a varsity letter in community service … born in Wenatchee, Wash. … daughter of Andy and Tamara Kottkamp … father graduated from Notre Dame in 1983 … has two siblingsKatie and John … enrolled in the College of Science, majoring in environmental sciences.


Madeline Loper Sophomore 5-10 Chesapeake, VA Hickory AS SOPHOMORE: Competed in multiple boats for the Irish … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, came in first with the first varsity four crew before falling behind Virginia in the second race … came back to win the final race with a time of 7:43.20 … crewed with the second varsity four boat that came in second to Iowa at Michigan State before crossing the finish line in 8:37.85 for runner-up honors against Michigan State … stayed in the second varsity four boat at the Ohio State Invitational and finished second to both Michigan (8:34.90) and the host Buckeyes (8:42.96) … rowed with the sec-

Christine McGough Sophomore 5-6 Houston, TX St. Thomas Episcopal School AS A SOPHOMORE: Rowed with multiple Irish crews throughout the season … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, started out in the third varsity four boat, placing second behind Kansas in 8:09.60 before crossing the finish line in second place (8:12.18) against Virginia and the Notre Dame B-team … in the third race hopped into the second varsity eight B-crew and finished fourth in 7:21.61 … raced with the fourth varsity four boat at Michigan State and came in second to Michigan in both races, first with a time of

ond varsity four B-team at the Dale England Cup … boat was runner-up in both first and second races … for third race, switched to the B-team in the first novice eight boat and placed third with a time of 8:30.5 … pulled with the third varsity eight boat at the BIG EAST Championship and won the grand final, crossing in 7:18.864. AS A FRESHMAN: Competed with several boats during first year with the Irish … started her career off at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite with two victories in the third varsity eight boat, sporting a time of 6:52.60 over Tennessee … also beat Alabama (7:03.30) and placed second against Kansas (7:00.17) … competed at Ohio State with the novice eight boat (7:15.12), but came back the next day for the novice eight victory over Indiana, Purdue, and Louisville with a time of 6:46.65 in the win … also beat Iowa with the fourth varsity eight (7:30.10) … helped the third varsity eight boat to the victory at the BIG EAST Invite over Iowa, Rutgers, and the Notre Dame “B” boat (7:10.90) … ended her season with victory at the BIG EAST Championship in the third varsity four over Connecticut and Louisville, posting a 7:44.478 in the win.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Swam for four years as a sprinter for Hickory High School, lettering all four seasons … helped lead her team to three undefeated seasons, while earning three all-city and one all-region selection … placed second in the 50 and 100 freestyle at the Regional Championship her junior year … named MVP both her junior and senior seasons … member of the NCSA Junior National Team in 2009, 2010, and 2011 … made the NCSA Junior National cut in 50 freestyle at the Senior Championship (club) meet in 2010 … played middle blocker and outside hitter for her high school volleyball team, lettering in her final three seasons … volleyball team won the district tournament fall 2010 … member of the National Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society … honored as a Scholastic All-American … born in Coronado, Calif. … daughter of James and Mary Beth Loper … both parents attended Notre Dame … her uncle, Joseph Roveda, graduated from Notre Dame in 1984 and was a member of the fencing team … has two siblings- Jimmy and Bobby … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as an accounting major.

8:41.80 and next with an 8:47.06 mark … stroked with the second novice eight boat at the Ohio State Invitational … in first race, finished second ahead of the Buckeye boat, but fell behind eventual NCAA champions and Michigan to cross in third during the second race of the day … raced with the B-team of the first novice eight crew at the fifth annual Dale England Cup … came in third place in all three races. AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed multiple boats for the Irish this season … helped the Irish third varsity eight boat beat Alabama and Buffalo at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite (7:03.30) … also placed second against Kansas (7:00.17) … competed in the BIG EAST Invite, winning the first race over Iowa (7:30.10) before helping the third varsity eight “B” boat to a third place finish with a time of 7:30.70 … won her final race of the season in the BIG EAST Championship over Connecticut and Louisville in the third varsity eight, posting a time of 7:44.478 in the win. PREP AND PERSONAL: Swam for her high school team while at St. Thomas Episcopal, lettering all four years … was

team captain her sophomore, junior, and senior year … named an Academic AllAmerican in swimming her senior year … had first place finishes at state in the 500 freestyle, 4x100 freestyle relay, and medley relay during senior year, as well as a second place finish in the 200 freestyle … helped lead her swim team to back-to-back state titles her junior and senior year … also ran cross country and track in high school, lettering all four years … voted team MVP for the cross country team her sophomore year … contributed to the team’s state championship win her senior year … also played soccer all four years at her high school, lettering all four years and being named team captain … was a National Merit Finalist … born in Houston, Texas … daughter of Steve and Peggy McGough … mother played volleyball at Dana College … had an uncle, Mark McGough, and cousin, Sarah McGough, graduate from Notre Dame … has one sibling-Kelley … enrolled in the College of Science, majoring in pre-professional studies.

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Student-Athletes Mikaela Prego Sophomore 5-1 Medfield, MA Ursuline Academy AS A SOPHOMORE: Coxed primarily for the second varsity four boat … at the season-opening Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, finished second behind Kansas in first race before falling off the pace in second race with defending NCAA champion Virginia … finished the Tennessee trip in second once again behind Kansas … came in second to Iowa in the morning race at Michigan State with a time of 8:23.30 … finished behind host Michigan State in the afternoon with an 8:37.85 mark … remained in second place in both races at the Ohio State Invitational, following Michigan in the morning with an 8:34.90 finish and Ohio State in the afternoon at an 8:42.96 pace … started the weekend in second behind California at the Lake Natoma Invitational with a 7:43.40 clip … in second race, slipped into third behind California and Wisconsin … started in the

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A-team boat of the second varsity four at the fifth annual Dale England Cup that pulled ahead of the Irish B-team and Alabama to win in 7:44.2 … switched into the first varsity four B-team’s coxswain chair for the second race, finishing second with a mark of 7:53.7 … moved back to the A-team second varsity four leader’s chair and won against host Indiana, crossing in 8:59.3 … came in second in the second varsity four grand final race at the BIG EAST Championship, setting a pace of 7:58.314. AS A FRESHMAN: Served as the coxswain for multiple boats this season … earned first monogram … coxed the third varsity eight boat to victory in the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite (6:52.60) … also coxed the third varsity four in a second place finish against Virginia (7:43.02), put a time of 7:38.47 on the board against Virginia with the fourth varsity four boat and then placed third with the third varsity four boat (7:22.32)… coxed the novice eight against Ohio State (7:15.12) … the next day she coxed two races: third varsity four (8:00.10) and the novice eight (6:46.65), both to victory in a meet with Indiana, Purdue, and Louisville … led the third varsity eight in the BIG EAST Invite to a win with a blistering time of 7:10.90, after coxing the fourth varsity eight to victory over Iowa (7:30.10) … qualified for the BIG EAST Championship grand final with the second varsity four by

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defeating multiple opponents in the prelims (7:30.760) … coxed the second varsity four boat to a grand final win at the BIG EAST Championship, posting a time of 7:44.378 in the win for the Irish. PREP AND PERSONAL: Played midfield for her high school soccer team while at Ursuline Academy, lettered for three years … was honored as the team MVP her sophomore and junior year, and was named team captain her senior year … her team made their first appearance at the state tournament in three years under her leadership … she led her high school soccer team to their first win over their rival high school in fifteen years … helped her club soccer team, JSSA Club, achieve the honor of being MSSL Showcase runner-ups … ran both outdoor and indoor track for her high school, lettering all four years … was team captain for both indoor and outdoor track her senior year … member of the 4x800 meter division IV championship relay … member of the National Honor Society … PSAT/NMSQT National Hispanic Scholar … was a member of the youth choir and choral group … born in Boston, Mass. … daughter of John and Teresa Prego … mother graduated from Notre Dame in 1983 … has three siblingsGabi, Isabel, and Mia … currently enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, majoring in psychology.


Kendra Rask Sophomore 5-3 Honolulu, HI Punahou AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in multiple novice boats for the Irish … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, raced with the first novice four boat that beat Buffalo in 8:31.90 before moving to the B team third varsity four crew that finished third … finished the Tennessee trip in the second varsity four boat which crossed second to Kansas in the last race of the day … pulled for the third

Victoria Ryan Sophomore 5-5 Concord, MA Concord Carlisle

varsity four boat that came in second in both races behind Michigan at Michigan State … moved into the second varsity four boat at the Ohio State Invitational … crossed behind Michigan in 8:34.90 in the morning session, only to fall behind the host Buckeyes in the afternoon with a time of 8:42.96 … stayed with the second varsity four boat at the Lake Natoma Invitational … finished first race firmly in second, only to cross in third place behind California and Wisconsin in the second race … started in the second varsity four A-team boat then moved into the first varsity four B-team lineup at the fifth annual Dale England Cup … finished the event back with the second varsity four A-team, beating host Indiana and the Irish B-team boat with a time of 8:59.3 … crossed the finish line of the grand final race at the BIG EAST Championship in second with a mark of 7:58.314. AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed against Virginia twice with the fourth varsity four in the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, placing second

in both races at 7:38.47 and 7:58.88, respectively … helped the third varsity eight “B” boat take third with a time of 7:30.70 at the BIG EAST Invite. PREP AND PERSONAL: Swam distance for her high school swim team while at Punahou School, lettering all four years … Division Champion and second in state for the 200 freestyle her sophomore year … swam with the club team Rainbow Aquatics and was a Western Zone qualifier … was a member of the Hawaii Club at her high school … received the Outstanding Achievement in Social Studies Award by her high school … attended the same high school as Notre Dame football players Manti Te’o and Robby Toma … born in Lihue, Hawaii … daughter of Robby and Pamela Rask … father graduated from Notre Dame in 1983 … has one sibling- Kayla … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, majoring in marketing.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed with multiple boats for the Irish … pulled with the fourth varsity four boat at Michigan State, finishing second in both races to Michigan with times of 8:41.80 and 8:47.06, respectively … appeared in the first novice eight B-team boat at the Dale England Cup that finished third in the Saturday morning race, before jumping into the third varsity four boat for the afternoon … four-boat finished third with a time of 9:37.7, behind Iowa and host Indiana. AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite with the fourth varsity four against Virginia (7:38.47) … faced Virginia again during a Sunday session of races and placed second with a time of 7:58.88 … rowed in back-to-back days against Ohio State (7:15.12) and then

Indiana, Purdue, and Louisville, winning the novice eight on the second day with a time of 6:46.65 … helped Notre Dame beat Iowa in the BIG EAST Invite, rowing with the fourth varsity eight boat (7:30.10). PREP AND PERSONAL: Participated in ice hockey each of four years while attending Concord Carlisle High School in Concord, Mass. … began rowing with Community Rowing, Inc., as a sophomore and has now rowed with CRI for three years, one as a novice and two on the varsity team … raced in the Head of the Charles the past two years and rowed in the Royal Canadian Henley and USRowing club nationals over the last three summers of high school career … enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a classics major.

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Student-Athletes Ailish Sheehan Sophomore 6-1 Kildare Co. Limerick, Ireland Salesian College Copeswood AS A SOPHOMORE: Named to the CRCA Central all-region team … all-BIG EAST first team selection … rowed in the fall with the women’s championship eight boat at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta … in a field featuring US Rowing and Rowing Canada Aviron, finished 12th with a time of 17:21.23 … pulled with the first varsity eight boat in the spring season … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, won first race in 6:40.70 before crossing second to defending NCAA champion Virginia in 6:36.022 … finished the Tennessee trip ahead of Louisville and Miami with a time of 6:39.50 … the Notre Dame eight boat was named BIG EAST Boat of the Week March 20 … continued boat’s winning ways by beating Iowa in the morning race at Michigan State with a 6:55.10 mark before outpacing host Michigan State at a 7:03.10 clip … won first race against Michigan with a time of 6:53.50 at the Ohio State Invitational, but finished second to the host Buckeyes in the afternoon with a 7:21.26 mark … finished second to west coast rivals USC and California in first two races at the Lake Natoma Invitational before surging ahead of Washington State and Wisconsin with a time of 6:30.30 … won all three races at the fifth annual Dale England Cup, beating Alabama in 6:45.5, Iowa in 6:46.4 and host Indiana in 7:26.5 … crossed first in grand final race of BIG EAST Championship with a time of 6:49.656 … finished third in preliminary heat at the NCAA Championship with a mark of 7:07.338 … in repechage race, finished third to foes Stanford and Yale at a pace of 7:05.656 … won C/D semifinal race with a time of 7:37.292 … the Irish varsity eight claimed the third final race with a mark of 6:36.141 to finish the three-day event in 13th place overall … earned a monogram. AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed with the first varsity eight boat for the Irish on the season

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… earned first monogram … named BIG EAST Crew of the Week (May 2) … won the first three races at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, highlighted by a 15 second win over Alabama and Jacksonville, as well as a 6:23.00 time in the win over Tennessee … also beat Minnesota and Kansas (6:25.90) … competed against Ohio State (6:35.39) … helped the team to a second place finish at Indianapolis, beating Louisville and Purdue with a time of 6:27.70 … raced for the first varsity eight boat, claiming two victories at the Virginia invite, beating Penn (6:40.80) and falling to Virginia (6:35.40), while posting a time of 6:27.60 in the win over Clemson … competed at the Stanford Women’s Invitational against Southern California (6:32.20) and Stanford (6:31.70) … after winning the qualifier by 15.7 seconds, went on to win the BIG EAST Invite first varsity eight grand final over Syracuse, Iowa, and Louisville with a time of 6:41.00 … helped the team claim victory over Syracuse, Louisville, and Georgetown at the BIG EAST Championship, winning the first varsity eight grand final with a time of 6:31.724 after qualifying with a first place finish

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(6:22.016)… went to the NCAA Championships with the Irish varsity eight boat … with a fifth place finish, qualified for the repechage heat, then placed seventh, putting the boat in the third final … finished fourth in the third final with a time of 6:40.33 to conclude in 16th overall. PREP AND PERSONAL: Competed in two sports, athletics (track and field) and rowing while attending Salesian College Copeswood … started in athletics at the age of seven and competed on six occasions for Ireland in the shot put and javelin and won at four of those competitions … started rowing midway through sophomore year of high school with St. Michael’s Rowing Club … during summer prior to senior year, rowed with the club’s junior 8 and 4 boat and helped the boat take second place in both National Championships … also part of Irish crew, coxing the 4 boat that won in the Home International … served as the six seat of an Irish Development junior squad 8 boat that placed 30th overall in the London Women’s Head … enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, majoring in design.


Stella Willoughby Sophomore 6-2 Olympia, WA Capital AS A SOPHOMORE: Member of the first varsity four boat … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, won first race in a time of 7:53.90 before crossing the finish line second behind defending NCAA champion Virginia in 7:35.10 … finished the Tennessee trip ahead of Louisville and Miami in the third and final race, posting a 7:43.20 mark … won both races at Michigan State, beating Iowa in 8:03.20 and the host Spartans in 8:14.80 … for its efforts in East Lansing, the Irish varsity four crew was named BIG EAST Boat of the Week April 3 … came in second in both races at the Ohio State Invitational, crossing the finish line first behind Michigan at an 8:15.61 clip and the Ohio State boat in 8:29.47 … finished second in all three races behind west coast foes USC, California, and Washington State at the Lake Natoma Invitational … crew came back to win all three races at the fifth annual Dale England

Stephanie Winsch Sophomore 5-9 Darien, CT New Canaan AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not compete in any races during the season. AS A FRESHMAN: Competed with multiple boats for the Irish this season … earned first monogram … helped the third varsity eight to a victory over Tennessee in the finals of the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite (6:52.60) …

Cup … beat Alabama with a time of 7:46.9 before moving on to cross ahead of the Irish B-team and Iowa in 7:53.7 in the second race … closed the trip to Bloomington with a win over host Indiana, setting a mark of 9:14.0 … won grand final race at the BIG EAST Championship ahead of Louisville with a time of 7:47.563 … came in second in preliminary heat at the NCAA Championship with an 8:07.379 mark … finished A/B semifinal race in fifth after setting a 7:55.390 pace … in petite final event, crossed the finish line third, good enough for ninth place overall at a 7:21.193 clip … earned a monogram. 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 following 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 … qualified 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. … enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a theology major.

also placed second to Virginia with a time of 7:43.02 as well as another second place finish against Kansas (7:00.17) … rowed the second varsity four race at Ohio State (7:59.89) … came back the next day to get the victory over Indiana and Purdue at Indianapolis with a time of 7:34.71 … helped the third varsity eight boat beat Iowa and Rutgers (7:14.00) at the BIG EAST Invite … competed in the third varsity four victory over Iowa and West Virginia at the BIG EAST Invite (8:02.30) … won the BIG EAST Championship second varsity four race over Louisville, Rutgers, West Virginia, and Connecticut in 7:44.378, after topping those same teams earlier that day in the prelims (7:30.760). PREP AND PERSONAL: Rowed all four years while attending New Canaan High School in Darien, Conn. … captained the team during senior season … won the 2011 Greenwich Invitational over the Connecticut

Boat Club in the four boat and also clocked the fastest time in heats at the Mercer Sprints, claiming the win after the finals were rained out … finished third in the women’s Junior B four race at the Club National Championships in 2008 … named Most Improved Rower following the 2010 season … won the ’10 USRowing Northeast Regional Championship in the four boat … stroked the quad that placed third at the ’10 USRowing Youth National Championship … finished 13th in the women’s youth 2x at the ’10 Head of the Charles … officer of the St. John’s Youth Group … cousin, Tom Longo, ran track for the Irish … currently enrolled in the College of Science, majoring in applied and computational mathematics and statistics.

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Student-Athletes CARSON CANONIE Freshman 5-8 South Haven, MI Culver Academies AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in various novice boats in her inaugural season with the Irish… raced at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational as a member of the first novice four boat, winning her first race with the Irish against Buffalo (8:31.90) … moved to the third varsity four B-team boat in the after-

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noon session and placed third … moved into the first novice eight boat to close out the event and won both races Sunday … competed in both the first and second novice eight boats at Michigan State … in the first crew, came in third with a 7:47.90 mark, and finished runner-up with the second novice boat after posting a time of 8:08.50 … competed in the second novice eight boat at the Ohio State Invitational … finished the season in the first novice eight boat at the fifth annual Dale England Cup, coming in third in both races at the regatta. PREP AND PERSONAL: Participated in both fall and spring crew at Culver Academies, winning four varsity letters … took second place with the varsity four boat in the Midwest Regatta and was a finalist in the varsity eight boat as a sophomore … invited to the 2010 US Rowing National Development Camp … undefeated regular season in the

varsity eight as a senior … member of the third-place finisher in the varsity eight at the Midwest Regatta … varsity four shell Midwest winner … member of the varsity four semifinalist boat at the Scholastic Rowing Association of America Nationals … named to the United States Rowing National Honor Roll … also lettered in cross country, track and field and swimming … chosen as a Batten Scholar, with a full academic scholarship to attend Culver Academies … also named a Presidential Scholar, an Elks Legacy Scholar and a member of the National Spanish Honorary Society … was active as a student ambassador for school’s student admissions office … spent time as an academic peer tutor and peer coach … daughter of Jerry Canonie and Jody Kline … has one brother, Tony … uncle, Jimmy, also attended Notre Dame … enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters.

AS A FRESHMAN: Competed primarily in the first novice eight boat in her first season with the Irish … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, came in second behind Kansas with a time of 7:21.974 … in second race fell to third behind defending NCAA champion Virginia’s A and B-teams … on third and final day won both races, crossing the finish line in 7:15.20 and 7:18.00, respectively … competed with the B-team of the first novice eight at Michigan State … in first race finished third, before coming in second to the Spartan crew at an 8:08.50 clip … finished second to Michigan in both races at the Ohio State Invitational … competed with the A-team and won first two races at the Dale

England Cup before falling to second behind host Indiana with a time of 8:09.8 … rowed with the third varsity eight boat at the BIG EAST Championship and claimed first in the grand final race, setting a pace of 7:18.864 … monogram winner. PREP AND PERSONAL: Participated in rowing, basketball, tennis and soccer at Greenwich Academy … was actively involved in school theatre productions … was also a member of the school orchestra and math team, and served as editor of the school newspaper … daughter of David and Peggy Dunne … has two brothers, Ian and Aedan … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

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TYLAH GANTT Freshman 5-11 Lake Grove, NY The Stony Brook School 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

ELLEN GLEADOW Freshman 5-9 Vancouver, BC Crofton House AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in multiple boats for the Irish, primarily with the first novice eight crew … came in second in first race versus Kansas at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational before falling to third against two entries from defending NCAA champion Virginia … competed in third race of the weekend in the second varsity four boat, claiming second with a time of 7:59.37 … rowed in the A-team first novice eight boat at

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 supe-

rior athletic performance … was named allcounty, 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 allcounty, 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.

Michigan State, finishing first in the opening race with a time of 7:26.00 … in second race, beat host Michigan State by six seconds after recording a 7:44.90 mark … came in second to Michigan in the first novice eight boat in both races at the Ohio State Invitational, first going 7:42.42 and finishing the day at a 7:46.32 clip … jumped into the first varsity four boat and finished second in all three events at the Lake Natoma Invitational … stayed with the first varsity four boat at the fifth annual Dale England Cup, finishing first in all three races, including beating host Indiana by 10 seconds in the final race … was a member of first varsity four boat at the BIG EAST Championship, that won the grand final race in a time of 7:47.563 … finished second in the varsity four preliminary heat with a mark of 8:07.379 … in the A/B semifinal, finished ahead of Michigan in fifth place, crossing the finish line in 7:55.390 … concluded the three-day regatta in ninth place overall with a time of 7:21.193 in the petite final … earned a monogram.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Crofton House School in June 2012 … was awarded the Dogwood District/Authority Award Scholarship and First Class Honors with Distinction throughout high school, as well as the Ellen K. Bryan Pin, signifying her academic prowess … rowed throughout high school … as a sophomore, placed fifth in the junior singles at the Canadian National and in the senior lightweight single races … as a junior, finished third at nationals in a double boat with older sister Kate … went on to finish third at the Canadian Henley Regatta in a single boat … participated in CanAmMex for Canada, finishing third in the single and second in a boat of four … as a senior went undefeated in her single boat during the regular season … was first in the lightweight single at nationals and fifth in the heavyweight single boat … again participated in CanAmMex for Canada, coming in second in both the single and quad boat … is the daughter of Peter and Andrea Gleadow … sister Kate rows for USC … enrolled in the College of Engineering.

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Student-Athletes EMILY HORTON Freshman 5-10 Dallas, TX The Hockaday School

SARAH KAPPERS Freshman 5-9 Cincinnati, OH Saint Ursula Academy AS A FRESHMAN: Raced in multiple boats for the Irish in her first season … debuted in the first novice eight boat at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, finishing second to Kansas in first race … in second race with the first novice eight crew, finished third with a time of 7:16.70 … completed the weekend by winning both races on the final day with the first novice eight team … fin-

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AS A FRESHMAN: Raced with the first novice eight boat throughout the season … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, finished second in the first race behind Kansas with a time of 7:21.974 … came in third in the second race after logging a 7:16.70 clip … in Sunday session, finished first in two races … raced with the A-team at Michigan State and clinched first place with a time of 7:26.00 … concluded the day with a 7:44.90 win over host Michigan State … came in second to Michigan in two races at the Ohio State Invitational … competed with the A-team at the fifth annual Dale England Cup and claimed first in two races before falling to second in the event’s final race … host Indiana beat both Irish boat entries, pulling ahead of the A-team by five seconds …

competed with the third varsity eight boat at the BIG EAST Championship, winning the grand final race in 7:18.864. PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from the Hockaday School in May 2012 … ran cross country and track, and was a member of the Dallas Rowing Club team and Hockaday School Crew team … captained the school team her junior and senior years … rowed in the four boat her sophomore through senior years, picking up the two boat in her last two seasons … grandfather was the founder of the Houston Rowing Club … was a member of FIDES, the Texas Club and Right to Life … is the daughter of Tom and Janet Horton … has one brother, Zach … enrolled in the College of Engineering.

ished first as a member of the first novice eight A-team at Michigan State, stroking ahead of Iowa and the Irish B-team to post a mark of 7:26.00 … in second race at the East Lansing event, finished ahead of Michigan State with a time of 7:44.90 … finished second in both races at Ohio State Invitational, placing behind Michigan with times of 7:42.42 and 7:46.32, respectively … finished first in first two races at the Dale England Cup with the first novice eight A-team before succumbing to host school Indiana … crossed the finish line in second at an 8:09.8 clip against the Hoosiers … competed with the third varsity eight boat at the BIG EAST Championship, winning the grand final race with a time of 7:18.864. PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Saint Ursula Academy in spring 2012 … ran cross country, track, and swam, earning a total of 10 varsity letters across the three sports … was named a Girls’ Greater Catholic League Scholar-Athlete … won the St.

Ursula Academy three sport senior athlete award for participating in sports year round … was a Wendy’s High School Heisman nominee … earned all-league honorable mention for cross country and earned a spot on the all-league second team for track … also participated in the Sycamore Flying Fish swim club … greatest athletic thrill to date was qualifying for the state track meet in the 4X800 relay event … was a member of the student outreach services club and National Honor Society … won first honors all four years, was awarded the Scholastic Art and Writing Gold Key Award for design … won the Honda/OSU Math Medal Award and math departmental award … is the daughter of Steve Kappers and Shelley Mullee, both Notre Dame graduates … father played baseball for the Irish … is the ninth person in her family to attend Notre Dame … has two brothers and one sister … enrolled in the College of Science.

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ELIZABETH KELLEY Freshman 6-0 Windermere, FL Olympia AS A FRESHMAN: Raced for the Irish in the first varsity four boat … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, finished the course in 7:53.90, good enough for first place in the opening race … in second race, fell to defending NCAA champion Virginia … crossed in first for the second time of the

KATHERINE LUMETTA Freshman 6-0 Chesterfield, MO Visitation Academy AS A FRESHMAN: Competed with the first novice eight crew in her first year with the Irish … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, finished second against Kansas with a time of 7:21.974 before falling behind the A and B boats from defending NCAA champion Virginia by .5 and .3 seconds, respectively … crossed the finish line first against Virginia and Kansas in the third race of the weekend, finishing in 7:15.20 … in

weekend with a 7:43.20 mark … won both races at Michigan State, leading the first varsity four boat being named BIG EAST Boat of the Week (April 3) … came in second to Michigan and Ohio State in separate races at the Ohio State Invitational … moved into the second varsity four boat and finished second behind California with a mark of 7:43.40 at the Lake Natoma Invitational … pulled into third in the second race at a 7:39.10 clip … started out in the A-team of the second varsity four race in the fifth annual Dale England Cup and finished first with a time of 7:44.2 … moved over to the first varsity four B-team boat and finished second with a mark of 7:53.7 … moved back to the A-team and finished first in a time of 8:59.3 … finished second in the second varsity four boat at the BIG EAST Championship, setting a pace of 7:58.314.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Standout rower at Olympia High School … member of four straight Southeast Regional and two Florida State Championship crews with the varsity eight … finished in ninth place at the Youth National Championships as a senior … rowed with the Orlando Area Rowing Society club team (OARS) … member of both the National Honor Society and the Science National Honor Society … also participated in Mu Alpha Theta, a national high school and two-year college mathematics honors society … was a Knight of the Altar at Saint James Cathedral … worked as a kennel technician at an animal clinic in Windermere, Fla. … daughter of Richard and Lisa Kelley … has three sisters, Morgan, Mary Catherine and Bridget … sister, Morgan, also attended Notre Dame and participated on the rowing team … cousin Phillip Babb also attends the University … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

the final race, out-stroked Louisville and Miami to pull ahead by 1.453 seconds … competed in the B-team first novice eight boat at Michigan State that finished third in the first race … jumped in the second novice eight boat and finished second behind the host Spartan crew in the second race … stayed with the second novice eight boat at the Ohio State Invitational and finished second behind Michigan … in the second race, came in third behind Michigan and Ohio State with a time of 8:07.01 … stayed with the first novice eight A-team at the fifth annual Dale England Cup … in first race crossed ahead of Alabama and the B-team in 7:13.3 … also won second race with a 7:21.7 clip … placed second behind host Indiana in final race with an 8:09.8 mark … crewed with the third varsity eight boat at the BIG EAST Championship and won the grand final race with a time of 7:18.864. PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Visitation Academy in spring of 2012 … participated on the varsity swim and tennis

teams … was also active with the Parkway Swim Club for 11 years … on the tennis team, posted undefeated seasons as both a junior and senior and won the Missouri Class 1 State Championship both years … as a senior on the swim team, qualified in the 200 medley relay and 100 breast stroke for the state meet … placed first in the 200 medley relay and 100 breast stroke at the MWAA meet and was 11th in the medley relay event at the state meet … team placed 10th overall in state competition and she tied the school record in the 100 breaststroke event … as a junior in the pool qualified for the state meet in the 200 medley relay and the 200 freestyle relay … was editor of the high school newspaper and treasurer of the National Honor Society … was named an AP scholar, and a national merit commended scholar … was born in St. Louis, Mo. … daughter of Mark and Marybeth Lumetta … has two brothers and one sister … enrolled in the College of Science.

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Student-Athletes MAGGIE MCKEE Freshman 5-7 Oradell, NJ Academy Of The Holy Angels AS A FRESHMAN: Coxed several boats for the Irish throughout the season … called for the third varsity four crew that finished second to Michigan in both races at Michigan State … coxed the second novice eight boat at the Ohio State Invitational … in first race,

MEGAN MCKEON Freshman 5-7 Ridgewood, NJ Ridgewood AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared with multiple crews for the Irish … stroked with the first novice eight B-team at Michigan State … came in third in first race with a 7:47.90 clip and second behind Michigan in the second race after posting a mark of 8:08.50 … moved into the second novice eight boat at the Ohio State Invitational, placing second in

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finished second in a time of 7:57.70 … crossed third in second race behind Michigan and host Ohio State with a time of 8:07.01 … jumped into the driver’s seat in the first varsity four A-team boat at the fifth annual Dale England Cup … won first race against Alabama, setting a time of 7:46.9 … in second race pulled ahead of the Irish B-team and Iowa crews to win in 7:44.8 … in final race, out-stroked host Indiana to cross in 9:14 flat … called for the third varsity four crew that won grand final race at BIG EAST Championship against Louisville, posting a mark of 8:20.902. PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Academy of the Holy Angels in June 2012 … was named an AP Scholar with Distinction … participated for two seasons with the women’s tennis team and was on the lacrosse team for one … was a coxswain for the New

York Rowing Association club team for three years … was named captain of a 65+ member co-ed crew team by her coach senior year … as a sophomore, competed in the Stotesbury Cup Regatta in Philadelphia, the largest high school regatta in the world, and continued to row in high-level competitions her junior and senior years … in the summer after her junior campaign, competed at the Canadian Henley Regatta … is from the same area of New Jersey as football player Elijah Schumate and softball player Carly Piccinich … daughter of William and Susan McKee … has two brothers and one sister … is the third in her family to attend Notre Dame … belongs to the College Republicans and Right to Life Club on campus … enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters.

the first race and third in the afternoon competition … appeared in two races with the first novice eight B-team lineup at the fifth annual Dale England Cup … came in behind the Irish A-team and Alabama in the first race with a time of 7:34.4, before finishing third in the second race with a 7:47.2 time … stroked with the third varsity four boat at the BIG EAST Championship and won the grand final race in a time of 8:20.902. PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Ridgewood High School in Ridgewood, N.J. … participated in the school’s rowing and swim teams all four years, and played volleyball and ran cross country … earned three varsity letters, one each in rowing, swimming and cross country … as a senior, swam in the state quarterfinal meet … as a rower, competed in the varsity double boat in the stroke seat … competed in the Stotesbury Cup Regatta, placing second at the Garden State Championship Regatta and fifth at the finals

of the SRAA National Regatta … as a junior, won the state swimming quarterfinal meet and went on to compete at the semi-final meet … in the four boat, placed at the Garden State Championship Regatta and made it to the finals at the Stotesbury Cup Regatta … as a sophomore, won the state quarterfinal swim meet and swam at the semi-finals … rowed in the double boat in the stroke seat and competed at the Stotesbury Cup Regatta … as a freshman competed in the novice eight boat … attended same high school as Notre Dame track team member Kayla Polcari … was a member of the National Honor Society, earning highest honor roll recognition for every grading quarter in high school … is the daughter of Mike and Margie McKeon … has a younger sister, Katie … enrolled in the College of Engineering.

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COLLEEN MCLINDEN Freshman 5-8 Lakewood, OH Magnificat AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed in multiple novice boats for the Irish … started out in the first novice eight B-team boat that finished third at Michigan State before moving to the second novice eight boat for the afternoon session … came in second to host Michigan State with a time of 8:08.50 … stayed with the second novice eight boat at the Ohio State Invitational … beat the host

JOANNA MULVEY Freshman 5-8 Staatsburg, NY Our Lady Of Lourdes AS A FRESHMAN: Named to the all-BIG EAST second team … stroked with the first varsity eight team … won first race at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational in 6:40.70 before finishing behind defending NCAA champion Virginia in 6:36.022 … came back to win final race against Louisville and Miami, posting a 6:39.50 clip … the Notre Dame eight launch was named BIG EAST Boat of the Week March 20 … pulled ahead of Iowa in first race at Michigan State in 6:55.10 and host Michigan State in 7:03.10 in the second

Buckeye crew in first race with a time of 7:57.70, before falling to third in the second race with a mark of 8:07.01 … appeared in the first novice eight B-team boat for two races at the Dale England Cup … came in third both times … in Friday afternoon race, posted a 7:34.4 finish before crossing the finish line in 7:47.2 Saturday morning. PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Magnificat High School … ran cross country for four years, track and field for one … lettered in cross country her senior year … cross country team placed first at the state meet three of the four years … her senior season, the team finished in sixth place at the state meet after entering it ranked 13th … as a sophomore, team set a new record at the state meet by earning 28 points … is heavily involved in her parish youth group at home … is a member of Notre Dame Christian Athletes and is a Eucharistic minister at the Basilica and dorm masses on campus … was a member of the National Honor Society as a

junior and senior and a national merit finalist her senior year … was student body president … won the school’s Director’s Award for a comedic performance in the spring play … won the Sr. Mary Pat Cook HM Leadership Award and the Mother Anna Tabourat Award for leadership in campus ministry ...participated in the student sustainability team and choir … attended the same high school as Irish cross country and track star Katherine Stultz … is the daughter of Andy and Maura McLinden … has one older brother, Jack, who plays baseball at Bucknell University … Jack attended the same high school as Irish baseball player Frank DeSico and football player Dan Fox … together the brother-sister duo are the seventh and eighth members of their family to participate in college sports … great-grandfather Harold A. “Cap” Boerner played semi-pro football with Knute Rockne and traded shoes with him because Rockne’s did not fit properly … enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters.

race … defeated Michigan by one and a half seconds at the Ohio State Invitational, but fell behind the Buckeye boat in the afternoon race, finishing in 7:21.26 … came in second to west coast foes USC and California at the Lake Natoma Invitational before pulling ahead of Washington State and Wisconsin in the final race to win in 6:30.30 … beat Alabama and Iowa in first two races at the fifth annual Dale England Cup before cruising past host Indiana by almost a full 30 seconds … won grand final race in 6:49.656 at the BIG EAST Championship in last year competing in the conference … stroked into third place in the preliminary heat at the NCAA Championship with a time of 7:07.338 … finished third in the repechage race behind rivals Stanford and Yale, marking down a 7:05.656 finish, good enough to qualify for the C/D semifinals … won the semifinal race in 7:37.292 … finished the three-day event in 13th place overall, winning the third final in a time of 6:36.141 … earned a monogram. PREP AND PERSONAL: Rowed at Our Lady of Lourdes High School … was a New

York State Scholastic, Stotesbury Cup Regatta and SRA National champion with the junior four boat … boat finished in 11th place in the junior women’s category at the 2011 CRASH-B World Indoor Rowing Championships … also was a member of the New York State Scholastic champion varsity four crew … took sixth place in the junior women’s category at the 2012 CRASH-B World Indoor Rowing Championships and was a member of the Junior Rowing National Team … won a silver medal in the junior women’s eight boat at the Junior World Championships … also participated in cross country … garnered cross country Rookie of the Year and all-league honors, and was league champion as a freshman … won the 2010 cross country coach’s award as a sophomore … earned all-league and all-county honors in cross country and was named Most Valuable Player as a senior … daughter of William and Christine Mulvey … has one brother, Brendan, who rowed at Marist College … enrolled in the College of Engineering.

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Student-Athletes ALEXIS OLSON Freshman 5-8 Midland, MI Herbert Henry Dow AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in several novice boats for the Irish … stroked with the first novice eight team at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, coming in second to Kansas before finishing third behind two entries from defending NCAA champion Virginia … finished the trip in first place in the third race with a time of 7:15.20 before

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winning the fourth race ahead of Louisville and Miami in 7:18.00 … rowed with the B team of the first novice eight at Michigan State and came in third in the morning race … in the afternoon, switched over to the second novice eight boat and crossed in second behind the host Spartan boat with an 8:08.50 mark … stayed in the second novice eight boat at the Ohio State Invitational, finishing second to Michigan in the morning and third in the afternoon behind the Wolverines and Buckeyes, setting paces of 7:57.70 and 8:07.01, respectively … pulled for the A-team novice eight boat at the fifth annual Dale England Cup, coming in first in the boat’s first two races … crossed in second behind host Indiana with a time of 8:09.8 … won grand final race in the third varsity eight boat at the BIG EAST Championship with a mark of 7:18.864. PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Herbert Henry Dow High School in 2012 …

was a member of the school’s swim team, earning her varsity letter all four years … in her freshman and sophomore seasons, team went undefeated and won the Tri-Cities and Saginaw Valley Championship meet … as a junior, swim team won the Saginaw Valley Championships … swam in the 200 free relay and 200 medley relay at the state championship meet … as a senior, team posted an undefeated record and won the Tri-Cities and Saginaw Valley Championships for the sixth year in a row … as a captain, swam in the state meet in the 50 free, 200 free relay and 200 medley relay events … also played recreational soccer … was a member of Iron Sharpens Iron, a nondenominational Christian ministry group, and the society of women engineers … is the daughter of John and Carla Olson … grandfather swam at Illinois Wesleyan University … has one sister, Samantha … enrolled in the College of Engineering.

AS A FRESHMAN: Made season debut at the fifth annual Dale England Cup … served as the coxswain for the third varsity four boat … led the Irish launch to a third-place finish

in the Friday race, crossing the line in 8:24.4 … coxed Notre Dame in Saturday’s morning session to a 9:37.7 finish.

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KATHRYN RUFFOLO Freshman 5-6 Sudbury, MA Middlesex School

SARAH RUSSEL Freshman 5-7 O’Fallon, IL O’Fallon Township AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in selected races with the first novice eight team throughout the season … won first race at Michigan State as a member of the A-team boat with a time of 7:26.00 … claimed first against host Michigan State in the second race after logging a 7:44.90 mark … came in

AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete in any races during freshman season. PREP AND PERSONAL: Earned a total of 10 letters as a three-sport athlete at the Middlesex School … crew team placed third overall at the New England Interscholastic Rowing Association Championships … won the Middlesex crew cup … also participated in field hockey and basketball … member of two Class B Independent School League field hockey runner-up teams … has participated

in the Meals on Wheels program as a food deliverer … involved with school’s Community Service Club … named an AP Scholar with honor in 2011, and an AP Scholar with distinction in 2012 … daughter of Michael and Lisa Ruffolo … has two siblings, David and Carolyn … father, Michael, played soccer at the University of Dayton … brother, David, also attends Notre Dame … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

second behind Michigan in both races at the Ohio State Invitational … crossed in 7:42.42 in the morning and 7:46.32 in the afternoon … stayed in the A-team boat at the Dale England Cup and finished first in first two races of the weekend … placed behind host Indiana in third and final race, crossing the finish line in 8:09.8 … stroked with the third varsity four boat at the BIG EAST Championship, winning the grand final race ahead of Louisville in 8:20.902. PREP AND PERSONAL: graduated from O’Fallon Township High School in O’Fallon, Ill. … played soccer for the school team for three years, ran cross country four … played club soccer with the Belleville Futbol Club from 2006-08 and the O’Fallon Kixx Soccer Club in 2009 … as a member of the cross country team, was named second-team all conference as a sophomore and participated

in the state meet … cross country team went on to be both conference and regional champions from 2008-11 … was named to the Chicago Tribune All-State Academic Team … was a youth leader of the year finalist in 2011 for the National Council on Youth Leadership … led her youth group on mission trips to Appalachia … was class treasurer freshman through junior year, and student body secretary senior year … member of the National Honors Society and German National Honors Society … is involved with the Glynn Family Honors Program … is an undergraduate researcher in the Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering department at Notre Dame … member of FIDES and GlobeMed … daughter of Michael and Kathryn Russel, who both attended the U.S. Air Force Academy … has one sister, Rachel … enrolled in the College of Science.

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Student-Athletes JILL RYAN Freshman 5-7 Bentwood, TN Saint Cecilia Academy

SAVANNAH RYDER Freshman 5-5 Orinda, CA Miramonte AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared as the coxswain for the B-team first novice eight boat at the Dale England Cup … team finished third in both races, coming in behind the Irish A-team and Alabama with a time of 7:34.4 on Friday afternoon and crossing in 7:47.2 in the Saturday morning race.

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AS A FRESHMAN: Was a coxswain in multiple boats for the Irish … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, won race against Buffalo with a time of 8:31.90 … called for the first and second novice eight boats at Michigan State … in morning session, came in third with the B-team of the first novice eight crew with a time of 7:47.90 … switched to second novice eight boat in the afternoon, finishing second behind host Michigan State with an 8:08.50 mark … came in third during the second day of racing in both the A and B-team boats at the fifth annual Dale England Cup … in morning session with the A-team, posted a time of 8:28.4 … in afternoon session, notched a 10:13.9 with the B-team. PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Saint Cecilia Academy in spring of 2012 … was a member of both the swim team and

women’s lacrosse team, earning a total of five letters between the two sports … swim team went undefeated all four years she competed … was named an AP Scholar with Distinction and a National Merit Commended Scholar … was a recipient of the Brentwood Women’s Club Ina Fusion Scholarship … received the CIC Credit Union Scholarship … was a member of the Science Olympiad team … was voted Class treasurer for both her junior and senior year of high school … was a member of the National Honor Society … volunteered at the Safe Haven Family Shelter and nowadays volunteers with Habitat for Humanity of Notre Dame … is the daughter of Michael and Pat Ryan … has one brother, Neil, and a sister Lynn … brother also attends Notre Dame … is the fourth in her family to attend Notre Dame … enrolled in the College of Science.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Miramonte High School … ran varsity cross country for four years and varsity track for three … lettered seven times between the two teams … is a member of the Squaw Valley Ski Team, which competes in the Western Region for Alpine Ski Racing … has competed in ski racing since the age of six, particularly the GS, Slalom and Super G events in high school … as a senior, qualified as the first alternate to represent the Far West at the Western Region Junior Ski Championship race … as a junior, was the track team captain and recorded personal best times in the one mile and 5K races while tying her record in the two mile event … competed in the Far West USSA ski races and USASA ski cross events … placed third at the Revolution Tour ski cross race and qualified for USASA ski cross nationals … as a sopho-

more, notched a personal best time of 12:06 in the two-mile race … as a freshman, ran cross country with the Head Royce School and was named MVP … made the first team all-league at the league finals, and was 10th at the NCS meet ...with her ski team went undefeated and won the overall Tahoe League title in 2009 … participated in the National Charity league and earned the Heart to Heart award for six years … earned the California Scholarship Federation life membership award as a senior in high school for her outstanding grades … received the CIF Scholar Athlete award … named to the Far West Academic Team for maintaining a 3.5 GPA or higher … is the daughter of Jay and Leslie Ryder … father Jay ran cross country and track at Colgate University … has one sister, Sierra … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

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KATIE SKORCZ Freshman 5-8 Round Lake, IL Camel Catholic AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in multiple boats for the Irish … started in the first novice four at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational and won race against Buffalo with a time of 8:31.90 on first day … on second day, moved into the third varsity four

AMANDA SOSNOWSKI Freshman 5-6 Cincinnati, OH Ursuline Academy

ALEX TECHAR Freshman 5-7 Toronto, OT Branksome Hall AS A FRESHMAN: Coxed for the first novice eight boat … crew finished in second place in first race of the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational with a time of 7:21.974 … finished third in second race behind two teams

B-team lineup and finished third at an 8:30.20 pace … on final day, competed with first novice eight crew and won both races, beating out defending NCAA champion Virginia in the first race with a time of 7:15.20 before moving on to beat Louisville and Miami in 7:18.00 … stayed with the first novice eight team at Michigan State … won first race in 7:26.00 and beat the host Spartans in the afternoon with a time of 7:44.90 … appeared with the first novice eight team again at the Ohio State Invitational … came in second in both races to Michigan … competed with the A-team of the first novice eight crew at the fifth annual Dale England Cup … won first two races before falling behind host Indiana with a time of 8:09.8 … won grand final race in the third varsity eight boat at the BIG EAST Championship with a 7:18.864 mark.

PREP AND PERSONAL: was a member of the Varsity Cheerleading squad at Carmel Catholic High School, earning a varsity letter all four years … as a senior, led her team to first place at the Stevenson High School Competition, second place at the Sectional Competition and 13th place at the IHSA State Cheerleading competition … as a junior, squad placed second at the Stevenson High School Competition, fifth at the Cheer Sectional Competitions, and 24th at the IHSA State Cheerleading competition … as a sophomore, her team earned first place at the Wauconda High School cheer competition … is a member of the Leadership Institution … daughter of Mark and Shari … Mark is a Notre Dame graduate from the class of 1983 … has two sisters, Maria and Allison … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

AS A FRESHMAN: Raced in a limited capacity for the Irish … first competed in the first novice eight B-team boat at Michigan State, coming in third with a time of 7:47.90 before switching into the second novice eight boat for the afternoon race … came in second to the host Spartan crew with an 8:08.50 pace … stayed with the second novice eight crew and raced at the Ohio State Invitational … came in second to Michigan in first race before falling to third against the Wolverines and Buckeyes in second session after an 8:07.01 clip … raced with the B-team of the first novice eight boat at fifth annual Dale England Cup … came in third in both races, first with a time of 7:34.4 in the Friday after-

noon event and next with a 7:47.2 mark in the Saturday morning race. PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Ursuline Academy in Cincinnati, Ohio in spring of 2012 … was a member of the varsity swim team, lettering all four years and serving as team captain as a senior … swam for the Countryside Torpedoes club team in Lebanon and was a captain for that team as well … is the daughter of Jim and Amy Sosnowski … has two younger brothers, Matthew and TJ … both parents graduated from Notre Dame in 1988, with mom Amy swimming for the Irish … enrolled in the College of Science.

from defending NCAA champion Virginia with a time of 7:16.70 … won last two races of the weekend … won both races at Michigan State, taking first in the A-team boat of the first novice eight boat at a clip of 7:26.00, before crossing ahead of host Michigan State in 7:44.90 … finished second in both races at the Ohio State Invitational to Michigan … won first two races before taking second against host Indiana at Dale England Cup while calling for the A-team boat of the first novice eight … beat twin sister, Tina, who was coxing the B-team boat in the third race, with a mark of 8:09.8 … won grand final race in the third varsity eight boat at the BIG EAST Championship at a pace of 7:18.864. PREP AND PERSONAL: was a member of the rowing team at Branksome Hall in

Toronto, Ontario … as a senior, won a gold medal at the Welland invitational regatta … Branksome ranked second overall in point totals at national competition during her senior year … as a junior, won one silver and one gold medal … as a sophomore won both a gold, silver and bronze medal … as a freshman won the silver at the Canadian Secondary School Rowing Association regatta … won an additional two silvers and a bronze medal at other regattas during her freshman campaign … played club softball and soccer as well … daughter of Frank and Maria Techar … father Frank played hockey at Princeton … has a twin sister, Kristina, who also rows for Notre Dame … born in Houston, Texas … enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters.

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Student-Athletes TINA TECHAR Freshman 5-4 Toronto, OT Branksome Hall AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared as coxswain for several Irish boats throughout the season … called for the fourth varsity four boat at

MADELYN TOURNAT Freshman 5-9 Manhattan Beach, CA The Chadwick School AS A FRESHMAN: Competed with the first novice eight boat during first season with the Irish … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, came in second in first race with a time of 7:21.974 before falling to third behind two teams from defending NCAA champion Virginia at a rate of 7:16.70 … finished the trip in first place in last two races, crossing the finish line in 7:15.20 and 7:18.00,

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Michigan State, coming in second in both races to Michigan … moved into the third varsity four boat at Ohio State Invitational … finished fourth in both races, posting times of 8:31.88 and 8:50.33, respectively … coxed for the second varsity four B-team crew at the fifth annual Dale England Cup … came in second in two races but then moved into the driver’s chair for the B-team of the first novice eight boat … racing against twin sister, Alex, came in third with a time of 8:30.5. PREP AND PERSONAL: was a member of the rowing and soccer teams at Branksome Hall in Toronto, Ontario … as a senior, her boat of four won the bronze medal at the Canadian Secondary School Rowing Association (CSSRAs) regatta … also rowed

in the eight boat, which missed medaling in the championship regatta by .01 of a second … school ranked second overall in point totals at Nationals … won one gold, two silvers and a bronze medal … as a junior, won three silvers and one bronze medal … as a sophomore, took home one gold, two silvers and a bronze medal … as a freshman, won a silver medal at the CSSRAs, three silvers and one bronze at various regattas … outside of school sports programs, played on volleyball and softball club teams … is the daughter of Frank and Maria Techar … father Frank played hockey at Princeton … has a twin sister, Alexandra, also on the team … born in Houston, Texas … enrolled in the College of Science.

respectively … competed with the A-team of the first novice eight boat at Michigan State, winning both races … moved into the second novice eight boat at the Ohio State Invitational … came in second with a time of 7:57.70 in first race before falling to third behind Michigan and Ohio State in the second race at an 8:07.01 clip … moved back into the A-team lineup with the first novice eight crew at the fifth annual Dale England Cup … won first two races before falling into second behind host Indiana in the third race … won grand final race at the BIG EAST Championship in the third varsity eight boat with a time of 7:18.864. PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated Cum Laude from The Chadwick School in Manhattan Beach Calif. … participated on school’s track and field and volleyball teams as well as the SCVC Volleyball club team … as a member of the track team, ran the 400M and mile races and did the long jump … as a middle blocker for the varsity volleyball

team as a senior, won the CIF and Division III Southern Sectional Championships … went on to semi-finals competition … as a sophomore, placed second in the prep league 4X400M relay team … team went on to qualify for California State finals … was involved with the Round Square Board in high school, and represented Chadwick at the International Round Square Conference in Thailand … was a member of the choir and a community service group called Ovations that sang at elderly homes and children’s’ hospitals … organized back to school backpack drives for military families through Operation Homefront … at Notre Dame, is a member of the Wall Street Club and works for the Fighting Irish Digital Media department … is a big sister to St. Adalbert Students … daughter of Thomas and Jane Tournat … has two brothers, Bryce and Collin … is distantly related to former United States President Abraham Lincoln … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

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Notre Dame took over Times Square (above) in New York City after winning the 2013 BIG EAST Championship. The Irish claimed the conference title for the 10th consecutive and final time, scoring a regatta record 151 points in the process.


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HOSTING THE NCAAS

Notre Dame nearly posted an unblemished race record May 19 on Mercer Lake in West Windsor, N.J., claiming five of six grand final contests to win the 2013 BIG EAST Championship. The performance clinched the 10th straight - and final - BIG EAST Conference title for the Irish. Notre Dame scored a regatta record 151 points to finish 22 points ahead of runner-up Louisville (129 points). Syracuse posted a third-place team finish with 128 points, while Rutgers (94 points) and Georgetown (85 points) rounded out the top five. Notre Dame’s streak of 10 consecutive BIG EAST Conference Championship wins was the longest active streak amongst all of the league’s varsity sports. Prior to the run of the Irish rowing team, the longest-running streak was also held by Notre Dame and its women’s swimming and diving program, which reeled off 14 consecutive league titles before finishing second in 2011. Since the first rowing BIG EAST Championship in 2001, Notre Dame has finished no lower than second in the final team standings.

Aided by the team’s convincing BIG EAST Championship victory and its climb into the CRCA varsity eight national rankings (topping at number nine), Notre Dame competed at the NCAA Championship for the second straight season, and the sixth time in program history. The Irish, along with the Indiana Sports Corporation, co-hosted the event at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis. One of 22 teams selected to the NCAA field, the most ever for the regatta, the Irish finished 13th overall after racking up 66 team points. The Irish were led by the varsity four boat, which earned a berth into the petite finals. The crew went on to finish third in the race with a time of 7:21.193 to claim ninth place overall. Notre Dame’s second varsity eight, also a petite finalist in its boating division, claimed a 12th-place finish overall with a time of 6:38.007. The varsity eight finished 13th after winning the third final, logging a race split of 6:36.141.

IRISH CLAIM DALE ENGLAND CUP In one of the rare team scoring events during the regular season, Notre Dame racked up a total of 118 points to win the Dale England Cup April 27

on Lake Mellon in Bloomington, Ind. The Irish outlasted crews from Iowa, host Indiana and Alabama to claim the victory. “It went very well for us this weekend (at the Dale England Cup),” Notre Dame head coach Martin Stone said. “We had been dealing with our travel schedule from last week (returning from the West Coast), and the water conditions limited us from being on the water Thursday and some of Friday morning before racing began. I thought all the boats raced hard, went after it and tried to see how fast they could go.” Notre Dame launches earned a pair of race victories in the first and second varsity eight, along with the first and second varsity four. The Irish also claimed first and third place in novice eight competition. “This afternoon’s racing was into a tough headwind,” Stone said. “The races were pretty long, but as a team we handled it well. We won the Dale England Cup, and everyone contributed to it. Indiana University did a phenomenal job of hosting, and much credit should be given to Indiana and Dale England. It was a very fine event for us.”

PAIR OF ALL-AMERICANS Junior Molly Bruggeman and sophomore Erin Boxberger each received Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Pocock All-America recognition after each rower turned in impressive campaigns during the 2013 season. The Irish duo became the first Notre Dame teammates to earn All-America honors in the same season since 2007, when Amanda Polk (first team) and Allison Marsh (second team) were tabbed with the accolade. CRCA All-American candidates must meet all eligibility requirements as defined by her institution, row in at least 75 percent of the spring season’s races in a varsity eight boat, and the head coach of a given institution must be a member in good standing with the CRCA. Bruggeman became the second studentathlete in program history to secure multiple first team All-America citations during her career,

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surpassed only by four-time first team honoree Polk. A native of Dayton, Ohio, Bruggeman previously claimed All-America honors as a sophomore in 2012, helping to lead Notre Dame to its first NCAA Championship appearance since 2007. Bruggeman and Boxberger copped the 11th and 12th Notre Dame All-America scrolls in the past 11 seasons, joining Polk (2005-08 first team), Marsh (2007 second team), Sarah Palandech (2006 second team), Julie Sobolewski (2006 second team), Natalie Ladine (2004 first team) and Ashlee Warren (2002 second team).

RECORD 10 IRISH ROWERS NAMED NATIONAL SCHOLAR-ATHLETES Notre Dame continued its strong tradition of success in the classroom, as a program record 10 members of the squad – Christina Dines, Rose Doerfler, Courtney Gaberino, Kelsey Haddad, Anna Kottkamp, Abby Meyers, Kelsey Murphy, Joanna Poinsatte, Teresa Rubinger and Danni Schneider – earned spots on the CRCA National ScholarAthlete list. Scholar-athlete recognition is awarded to any student-athlete currently in their second, third or fourth year of eligibility with the team who has rowed in her institution’s NCAA eligible boat for a minimum of 75 percent of the current spring races or racing in a regional conference event and maintained a cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 or higher for her career. Meyers, Gaberino, Kottkamp and Poinsatte represented the Notre Dame varsity eight boat, while Dines, Rubinger, Doerfler, and Haddad rowed with the second varsity eight. Schneider and Murphy were each key members of the varsity four.

NOTRE DAME WELL REPRESENTED ON FINAL ALL-BIG EAST TEAMS In the fourth year of the BIG EAST Conference choosing a rowing all-conference team, the Irish again led the way with seven members of the squad being selected. Four members of the Irish earned first-team honors as Erin Boxberger, Molly Bruggeman, Stephanie O’Neill and Ailish Sheehan, all members of the repeat grand final champion varsity eight boat, were tabbed. Additionally, varsity eight members Courtney Gaberino, Anna Kottkamp and Joanna Mulvey earned secondteam honors. For the fourth straight year, the Irish saw at least one freshman named all-conference with the selection of Mulvey to the second team.

QUINTET EARN ALL-CENTRAL REGION HONORS A total of five Notre Dame standouts from the varsity eight crew – Erin Boxberger, Molly Bruggeman, Abby Meyers, Stephanie O’Neill and Ailish Sheehan – were selected as Collegiate

2012-2013 BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team Paige Aiello Carlee Beckler Anne Bliezner Teresa Blumenstein Stephanie Boggs Erin Boxberger Elena Brindley Molly Bruggeman Carson Canonie Sarah Claeys Madelynn Conlin Greer Cully Kiersten DeHaven Christina Dines Rose Doerfler Mairead Dunne Courtney Gaberino Kelly Gawne Ellen Gleadow Kelsey Haddad Lucy Hewitt Emily Horton Hayley Johnson Alyce Kanabrocki Sarah Kappers Anna Kottkamp Analisa LaMair-Orosco Elizabeth Linnemanstons Madeline Loper Katherine Lumetta Christine McGough Maggie McKee Megan McKeon Colleen McLinden Sarah McShane Abby Meyers Kathryn Monahan Joanna Mulvey Kelsey Murphy Alexis Olson Stephanie O’Neill Joanna Poinsatte Mikaela Prego Kendra Rask Teresa Rubinger Kathryn Ruffolo Sarah Russel Victoria Ryan Savannah Ryder Meghan Salomon Danni Schneider Ailish Sheehan Katie Skorcz Amanda Sosnowski Alex Techar Tina Techar Anna VanEgmond Stella Willoughby Ingrid Woelfel

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Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Central allregion honorees. Boxberger, Bruggeman and Meyers were first team recipients, while O’Neill and Sheehan were named to the second team.

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The five all-region choices tied a single season program record, equaling the 2006 and 2007 teams. The three first team selections were the second-most in team history.

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Facilities For most of the season, the Irish row on the St. Joseph River and for those times when they need to go indoors, they have full use of the Loftus Sports Complex and the Guglielmino Athletics Complex. The St. Joseph River, which runs through downtown South Bend just a couple of miles from the Notre Dame campus, provides three miles of wellprotected waters for the rowing team. A boathouse, built in 1984 near the banks of the St. Joseph River, houses the boats and equipment used by the team. The Irish rowing program provides the latest in equipment and boats. Notre Dame’s inventory includes six eight-person boats, four four-person boats, and eight pair/doubles boats. The University added new boat racks in 1999-2000 and added a new 120’ dock in 2001-02. It also has state-of-the-art video equipment, which is used on a daily basis. For the colder months, the Irish have access to a number of indoor facilities, which house a fullinventory of rowing machines called ergometers. For dry-land training, Notre Dame rowers have access to 50+ ergometers for use by the team year round. The Irish also have the ability to put together four eights of ergs on slides, allowing the athletes to row in simulated lineups. This allows the Irish to work on technical points in an excellent teaching and learning environment. There is also the capability to link the ergs via computer and have races between the four boats. The 2012-13 school year marks the 27th full year of use of the Loftus Sports Complex, including Meyo Field and the Haggar Fitness Complex, by Notre Dame’s athletic teams. The all-purpose indoor sports building, which was first opened in September of 1987, and dedicated on April 23, 1988, was designed for use by all Notre Dame athletic teams, as well as students, faculty and staff. The $6.3 million facility measures 614 by 210 feet and stands in the trees just northeast of the Joyce Center. In addition to housing the Haggar Fitness Center Complex and Meyo Field, which features a 100-yard Prestige Turf field surrounded by a six-lane track onefifth of a mile long making it as large as any indoor track in the nation, the Loftus building features four large air-conditioned conference rooms that can be subdivided into nine smaller rooms by means of soundproof partitions. There is also a 154-seat auditorium with audio-visual capability for academic lectures and team meetings. The facility also includes men’s and women’s lockers, plus a first-aid station. The Don F. and Flora Guglielmino Family Athletics Center, which was opened in 2005, is the home of a weightlifting area that doubled the size of the previous area and ranks as one of the most comprehensive free-weight and exercise machine facilities in the country. It also serves as the central location for athletic training and equipment facilities, which makes everything more convenient for Notre Dame studentathletes so they are able to manage their time in a more efficient manner. There are also weightlifting areas in both the Joyce Center and Rockne Memorial Building available for student-athlete use.

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The Notre Dame women’s rowing team trains in the fall and spring on the waters of the St. Joseph River.

The Irish women’s rowing team was greeted by a new locker room facility for the 200809 season, which includes individual wooden lockers (left), a spacious lounge area with flat-screen televisions (above left), a trophy wall (top) and four erg machines (above) allowing indoor training for the rowers.

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The Gugliemino Athletics. Complex in August of 2005. The 96,000-square-foot facility is home to all of Notre Dame’s athletic teams.

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• Six eights • Four fours • Eight pair/doubles • All shells equipped with Neilson-Kellerman Speed Coach Computers, as well as cox-box amplification systems in the fours and eights • 70 sweep oars • 24 sculling oars • 50+ rowing machines


2012-13 Rowing Roster Name Ht. Year Hometown/High School Paige Aiello 5-6 SR Rochester Hills, MI/Notre Dame Preparatory 5-8 SO Burbank, CA/San Marino Carlee Beckler 5-9 JR Denver, CO/St. Mary’s Academy Anne Blieszner 5-4 SR Westmont, NJ/Paul VI High School Teresa Blumenstein 5-10 SR Lumberton, NJ/Bishop Eustace Preparatory Stephanie Boggs Erin Boxberger 6-0 SO Overland Park, KS/Blue Valley North 5-5 SO Downington, PA/Bishop Shanahan Elena Brindley 5-11 JR Dayton, OH/Chaminade-Julienne High School Molly Bruggeman Carson Canonie 5-8 FR South Haven, MI/Culver Academies 5-10 SO Eden Prairie, MN/Eden Prairie Sarah Claeys Madelynn Conlin 5-6 SO Arlington Heights, IL/Rolling Meadows 5-11 SO Duxbury, MA/Duxbury Greer Cully 5-8.5 JR Tampa, FL/Academy of the Holy Names Kiersten DeHaven Christina Dines 5-3 JR Buffalo, NY/Holy Angels Academy 5-10.5 SO Pittsburgh, PA/Oakland Catholic Rose Doerfler 5-8 FR Rye, NY/Greenwich Academy Mairead Dunne 6-0 JR Pewaukee, WI/Arrowhead Courtney Gaberino 5-11 FR Lake Grove, NY/The Stony Brook School Tylah Gantt Kelly Gawne 5-10 SO Burke, PA/Robinson Secondary 5-9 FR Vancouver, BC/Crofton House Ellen Gleadow 5-10 SR Berwyn, PA/Conestoga Kelsey Haddad 5-6 SO Cape Elizabeth, ME/Cape Elizabeth Lucy Hewitt 5-10 FR Dallas, TX/The Hockaday School Emily Horton 5-7 JR Karachi, Pakistan/Karachi Grammar School Kiran Ikram 6-0 SO Franklin, MI/Marian Hayley Johnson 5-11 JR Rockford, Mich./Rockford Olivia Kacsits 5-8 SR Chicago, IL/University of Chicago Laboratory Schools Alyce Kanabrocki 5-9 FR Cincinnati, OH/Saint Ursula Academy Sarah Kappers Elizabeth Kelley 6-0 FR Windermere, FL/Olympia 5-10 SO Wenatchee, WA/Wenatchee Anna Kottkamp Analisa LaMair-Orosco 5-9 SR Silver City, NM/Silver Elizabeth Linnemanstons 5-11 JR Meqoun, Wisconsin/Divine Savior Holy Angels 5-10 SO Chesapeake, VA/Hickory Madeline Loper 6-0 FR Chesterfield, MO/Visitation Academy Katherine Lumetta

Christine McGough Maggie McKee Megan McKeon Colleen McLinden Sarah McShane Abby Meyers Kathryn Monahan Joanna Mulvey Kelsey Murphy Stephanie O’Neill Alexis Olson Leah Perczak Joanna Poinsatte Mikaela Prego Kendra Rask Teresa Rubinger Kathryn Ruffolo Sarah Russel Jill Ryan Victoria Ryan Savannah Ryder Meghan Salomon Danni Schneider Kelsey Sekanick Ailish Sheehan Katie Skorcz Amanda Sosnowski Alex Techar Tina Techar Madelyn Tournat Anna VanEgmond Stella Willoughby Stephanie Winsch Ingrid Woelfel

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Houston, TX/St. Thomas Episcopal School Oradell, NJ/Academy of the Holy Angels Ridgewood, NJ/Ridgewood Lakewood, Ohio/Magnificat South Bend, IN/Trinity School Dayton, OH/Chaminade-Julienne Evanston, IL/St. Ignatius College Prep Staatsburg, NY/Our Lady of Lourdes Winthrop, ME/St. Dominic Regional Vienna, VA/Bishop O’Connell Midland, MI/Herbert Henry Dow Lafayette, CO/Alexander Dawson Chattanooga, TN/Notre Dame Medfield, MA/Ursuline Academy Honolulu, HI/Punahou Arlington, VA/Georgetown Visitation Prep Sudbury, MA/Middlesex School O’Fallon, IL/O’Fallon Township Brentwood, TN/Saint Cecilia Academy Concord, MA/Concord Carlisle Orinda, CA/Miramonte Cincinnati, OH/Saint Ursula Academy Mound, MN/Mound-Westonka Girard, OH/Howland Kildare Co. Limerick, Ireland/Salesian College Copsewood Round Lake, IL/Carmel Catholic Cincinnati, OH/Ursuline Academy Toronto, ONT/Branksome Hall Toronto, ONT/Branksome Hall Manhattan Beach, CA/The Chadwick School Grosse Pointe Shores, MI/Regina Olympia, WA/Capital Darien, CT/New Canaan Eugene, OR/Marist High School

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2012-13 Season In Review Head of the Charles October 21, 2012 (Boston, Mass.) Women’s Championship Four 1. Rowing Canada Aviron – 18:32.10 2. Vesper Boat Club – 18:57.11 3. Yale University Crew – 19:15.68 4. University of Virginia Crew – 19:21.59 5. Brown University Crew – 19:23.20 6. Syracuse University – 19:23.40 7. Radcliffe Crew – 19:34.21 8. Western University – 19:38.41 9. Brock University – 19:43.10 10. Don Rowing Club – 20:04.13 11. University of Notre Dame – (C) Dines, Rubinger, Aiello, Sekanick, Blumenstein – 20:09.96 12. University of Texas – Austin – 20:10.18 13. Boston University Crew – 20:37.77 14. Riverside Boat Club – 20:48.90 15. University of Massachusetts Crew – 20:52.99 16. Colgate University Rowing – 21:02.61 17. Navy Crew – 21:03.70 18. Northeastern University – 21:10.86 19. Montreal Rowing Club – 21:32.36 20. Clemson University – 19:33.22 Women’s Championship Eight 1. US Rowing – 16:13.49 2. Cambridge Boat Club – 16:12.15 3. University of Virginia Crew – 16:35.16 4. London Rowing Club – 16:41.24

5. Knrb – 16:46.18 6. Princeton University A team – 17:00.12 7. Radcliffe Crew – 17:06.15 8. Rowing Canada Aviron – 17:07.45 9. Stanford University Crew – 17:10.49 10. University of Wisconsin – 17:14.23 11. Columbia University – 17:15.24 12. University of Notre Dame – (C) Meyers, Sheehan, Kottkamp, Bruggeman, Gaberino, Boxberger, Poinsatte, O’Neill, Doerfler – 17:21.23 13. Princeton University B team – 17:23.15 14. Yale University Crew – 17:26.99 15. University of Virginia Crew – 17:27.19 16. University of Michigan Crew – 17:29.89 17. Cornell University Crew – 17:30.05 18. University of Pennsylvania Crew – 17:33.59 19. Boston University Crew – 17:34.11 20. Radcliffe Crew – 17:40.10

Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite March 16-17, 2013 (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) SATURDAY MORNING SESSION: Women’s First Varsity Eight 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Meyers, Poinsatte, Mulvey, Gaberino, O’Neill, Boxberger, Sheehan, Kottkamp, Bruggeman – 6:40.70 2. Duke – 6:44.80 3. Kansas 7:08.61

Women’s First Varsity Four 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Schneider, Willoughby, Loper, Kelley, Sekanick – 7:53.90 2. Kansas – 8:00.40 3. Duke – 8:01.60 Women’s First Novice Eight 1. Kansas – 7:20.90 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Alex Techar, Kappers, Tournat, Olson, Dunne, Lumetta, Gleadow, Claeys, Horton – 7:21.974 3. Duke – 7:53.50 Women’s Second Varsity Eight 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Dines, Woelfel, Beckler, Doerfler, Kacsits, Aiello, Haddad, Blumenstein, Rubinger – 6:55.30 2. Duke – 7:04.40 3. Kansas - 7:11.90 4. Buffalo - 8:01.20 Women’s Second Varsity Four 1. Kansas – 7:46.70 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Prego, Conlin, Gawne, DeHaven, Murphy – 7:51.063 3. Duke – 8:22.20 Women’s Third Varsity Four 1. Kansas – 8:06.80 2. NOTRE DAME (C) MacDonald, Blieszner, McGough, Johnson, Linnemanstons – 8:09.60 3. Duke – 8:22.20

The Notre Dame first varsity four opened the spring season with a pair of race victories at the Oak Ridge/Cardinal Invitational. The Irish four boat ultimately placed ninth at the NCAA Championship, the best finish among the three Notre Dame launches at the regatta.

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Women’s First Novice Four 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Jill Ryan, Canonie, Rask, Skorcz, Gantt – 8:31.90 2. Buffalo – 8:49.20 SATURDAY AFTERNOON SESSION: Women’s First Varsity Eight 1. Virginia – 6:30.60 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Meyers, Poinsatte, Mulvey, Gaberino, O’Neill, Boxberger, Sheehan, Kottkamp, Bruggeman – 6:36.022 3. Georgetown – 6:59.10 Women’s First Varsity Four 1. Virginia – 7:24.30 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Schneider, Willoughby, Loper, Kelley, Sekanick – 7:35.10 3. Georgetown – 8:24.80 Women’s First Novice Eight 1. Virginia A team – 7:10.20 2. Virginia B team – 7:16.40 3. NOTRE DAME (C) Alex Techar, Kappers, Tournat, Olson, Dunne, Lumetta, Gleadow, Claeys, Horton – 7:16.70 Women’s Second Varsity Eight 1. Virginia – 6:36.50 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Dines, Woelfel, Beckler, Doerfler, Kacsits, Aiello, Haddad, Blumenstein, Rubinger – 6:47.20 3. Georgetown – 7:19.70

Women’s Second Varsity Four 1. Virginia – 7:31.70 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Prego, Conlin, Gawne, DeHaven, Murphy – 7:44.00 Women’s Third Varsity Four 1. Virginia – 7:37.50 2. NOTRE DAME A (C) MacDonald, Blieszner, McGough, Johnson, Linnemanstons – 8:12.18 3. NOTRE DAME B team (C) Ryan, Rask, Canonie, Skorcz, Gantt – 8:30.20 SUNDAY SESSION: Women’s First Novice Eight 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Alex Techar, Dunne, Tournat, Kappers, Canonie, Lumetta, Olson, Skorcz, Horton – 7:15.20 2. Virginia – 7:21.78 3. Kansas – 7:31.96 Women’s First Varsity Eight 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Meyers, Poinsatte, Mulvey, Gaberino, O’Neill, Boxberger, Sheehan, Kottkamp, Bruggeman – 6:39.50 2. Louisville – 6:43.17 3. Miami – 6:50.84 Women’s First Varsity Four 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Schneider, Willoughby, Loper, Kelley, Sekanick – 7:43.20 2. Louisville – 7:45.37 3. Miami – 8:07.72

Women’s First Novice Eight 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Alex Techar, Dunne, Tournat, Kappers, Canonie, Lumetta, Olson, Skorcz, Horton – 7:18.00 2. Louisville – 7:19.453 3. Miami – 8:07.72 Women’s Second Varsity Eight 1. NOTRE DAME A team (C) Dines, Woelfel, Beckler, Doerfler, Kacsits, Aiello, Haddad, Blumenstein, Rubinger – 6:53.40 2. Louisville – 7:03.08 3. Miami - 7:14.47 4. NOTRE DAME B team (C) MacDonald, McGough, Blieszner, Linnemanstons, Johnson, Conlin, Gawne, DeHaven, Murphy – 7:21.61 Women’s Second Varsity Four 1. Kansas – 7:54.40 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Prego, Gleadow, Rask, Claeys, LaMair-Orosco – 7:59.37 3. Louisville – 8:11.51 4. Buffalo – 8:21.00

The first varsity eight won each of its races during a four-team competition with Michigan State, Michigan and Iowa in March on the Grand River in East Lansing, Mich.

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2012-13 Season In Review Michigan State, Iowa and Michigan March 30, 2013 (Lansing, Mich.) SATURDAY MORNING SESSION: Women’s First Novice Eight 1. NOTRE DAME A team (C) Alex Techar, Tournat, Kappers, Russel, Skorcz, Gantt, Gleadow, Claeys, Horton – 7:26.00 2. Iowa – 7:31.10 3. NOTRE DAME B team (C) Jill Ryan, Sosnowski, Canonie, Hewitt, Dunne, McLinden, Olson, Lumetta, McKeon – 7:47.90 Women’s Fourth Varsity Four 1. Michigan – 8:02.60 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Tina Techar, VanEgmond, Victoria Ryan, Monahan, McGough – 8:41.80 Women’s Third Varsity Four 1. Michigan – 7:46.65 2. NOTRE DAME (C) McKee, Rask, Conlin, Blieszner, Gawne – 8:14.60 3. Iowa – 8:44.95 Women’s Second Varsity Four 1. Iowa – 8:18.70 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Prego, Linnemanstons, Johnson, Loper, LaMair-Orosco – 8:23.30 Women’s First Varsity Four 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Schneider, Kelley, Willoughby, DeHaven, Murphy – 8:03.20 2. Iowa – 8:18.50

Women’s Second Varsity Eight 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Dines, Aiello, Blumenstein, Woelfel, Beckler, Doerfler, Haddad, Sekanick, Rubinger – 7:03.70 2. Iowa – 7:10.85 Women’s First Varsity Eight 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Meyers, Poinsatte, Mulvey, O’Neill, Gaberino, Boxberger, Sheehan, Kottkamp, Bruggeman – 6:55.10 2. Iowa – 7:19.70 SATURDAY AFTERNOON SESSION: Women’s Second Novice Eight 1. Michigan State – 7:51.20 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Jill Ryan, Sosnowski, Canonie, Hewitt, Dunne, McLinden, Olson, Lumetta, McKeon – 8:08.50 Women’s First Novice Eight 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Alex Techar, Tournat, Kappers, Russel, Skorcz, Gantt, Gleadow, Claeys, Horton – 7:44.90 2. Michigan State – 7:50.30 Women’s Fourth Varsity Four 1. Michigan – 8:18.51 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Tina Techar, VanEgmond, Victoria Ryan, Monahan, McGough – 8:47.06 Women’s Third Varsity Four 1. Michigan - 8:06.40 2. NOTRE DAME (C) McKee, Rask, Conlin, Blieszner, Gawne – 8:28.50 3. Iowa – 9:06.60

At both the Ohio State Invitational and the Lake Natoma Invitational, the second varsity eight tangled with three of the eventual top four finishers at the NCAA Championship, earning runner-up results against Southern California and California.

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Women’s Second Varsity Four 1. Michigan State - 8:26.50 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Prego, Linnemanstons, Johnson, Loper, LaMair-Orosco – 8:37.85 Women’s First Varsity Four 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Schneider, Kelley, Willoughby, DeHaven, Murphy – 8:14.80 2. Michigan State – 8:21.85 Women’s Second Varsity Eight 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Dines, Aiello, Blumenstein, Woelfel, Beckler, Doerfler, Haddad, Sekanick, Rubinger – 7:24.20 2. Michigan State – 7:30.55 Women’s First Varsity Eight 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Meyers, Poinsatte, Mulvey, O’Neill, Gaberino, Boxberger, Sheehan, Kottkamp, Bruggeman – 7:03.10 2. Michigan State – 7:22.90

Ohio State Invitational April 6, 2013 (Columbus, Ohio) FIRST SESSION: Women’s First Varsity Eight 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Meyers, Poinsatte, Mulvey, Gaberino, O’Neill, Boxberger, Sheehan, Kottkamp, Bruggeman – 6:53.50 2. Michigan – 6:54.03 Women’s Second Varsity Eight 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Dines, Aiello, Blumenstein, Woelfel, Beckler, Doerfler, Haddad, Sekanick, Rubinger – 7:07.97 2. Michigan – 7:18.05 Women’s First Varsity Four 1. Michigan – 7:58.72 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Schneider, Kelley, Willoughby, DeHaven, Murphy – 8:15.61 Women’s Second Varsity Four 1. Michigan – 8:14.84 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Prego, Rask, Loper, Johnson, Linnemanstons – 8:34.90 Women’s Third Varsity Four 1. Michigan – 8:13.44 2. Ohio State – 8:23.02 3. Michigan (B) – 8:29.62 4. NOTRE DAME (C) Tina Techar, Gawne, Blieszner, Conlin, McShane – 8:31.88 Women’s First Novice Eight 1. Michigan – 7:36.80 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Alex Techar, Dunne, Kappers, Russel, Skorcz, Gantt, Gleadow, Claeys, Horton – 7:42.42 3. Ohio State – 7:47.82


Women’s Second Novice Eight 1. Michigan – 7:25.94 2. NOTRE DAME (C) McKee, Sosnowski, Canonie, McGough, Tournat, McLinden, Olson, Lumetta, McKeon – 7:57.70 3. Ohio State – 7:59.09 SECOND SESSION: Women’s First Varsity Eight 1. Ohio State – 7:09.21 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Meyers, Poinsatte, Mulvey, Gaberino, O’Neill, Boxberger, Sheehan, Kottkamp, Bruggeman – 7:21.26 Women’s Second Varsity Eight 1. Ohio State – 7:18.80 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Dines, Aiello, Blumenstein, Woelfel, Beckler, Doerfler, Haddad, Sekanick, Rubinger – 7:32.75 Women’s First Varsity Four 1. Ohio State – 8:16.87 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Schneider, Kelley, Willoughby, DeHaven, Murphy – 8:29.47 Women’s Second Varsity Four 1. Ohio State – 8:27.00 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Prego, Rask, Loper, Johnson, Linnemanstons – 8:42.96 Women’s Third Varsity Four 1. Ohio State – 8:29.60 2. Michigan – 8:35.81 3. Michigan (B) – 8:37.30

4. NOTRE DAME (C) Tina Techar, Gawne, Blieszner, Conlin, McShane – 8:50.33 Women’s First Novice Eight 1. Michigan – 7:37.31 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Alex Techar, Dunne, Kappers, Russel, Skorcz, Gantt, Gleadow, Claeys, Horton – 7:46.32 3. Ohio State – 7:50.52 Women’s Second Novice Eight 1. Michigan – 7:34.00 2. Ohio State – 7:55.10 3. NOTRE DAME (C) McKee, Sosnowski, Canonie, McGough, Tournat, McLinden, Olson, Lumetta, McKeon – 8:07.01

Lake Natoma Invitational April 20-21, 2013 (Sacramento, Calif.) SATURDAY MORNING SESSION: Women’s First Varsity Four 1. USC – 7:20.10 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Schneider, Murphy, Gleadow, Willoughby, DeHaven – 7:24.20 3. Kansas – 7:54.20 Women’s Second Varsity Eight 1. USC – 6:43.40 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Dines, Aiello, Blumenstein, Woelfel, Beckler, Doerfler, Haddad, Sekanick, Rubinger – 6:47.30 3. Kansas – 7:12.20

Women’s First Varsity Eight 1. USC – 6:34.30 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Meyers, Poinsatte, Mulvey, Gaberino, O’Neill, Kottkamp, Sheehan, Boxberger, Bruggeman – 6:38.00 3. Kansas – 7:10.40 Women’s Second Varsity Four 1. California – 7:38.50 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Prego, Rask, Conlin, Johnson, Kelley – 7:43.40 3. Stanford – 8:15.30 SATURDAY AFTERNOON SESSION: Women’s First Varsity Four 1. California – 7:24.70 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Schneider, Murphy, Gleadow, Willoughby, DeHaven – 7:41.50 3. Tulsa – 8:08.00 Women’s Second Varsity Eight 1. California – 6:43.70 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Dines, Aiello, Blumenstein, Woelfel, Beckler, Doerfler, Haddad, Sekanick, Rubinger – 6:51.30 3. Tulsa – 7:21.70 Women’s First Varsity Eight 1. California – 6:30.20 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Meyers, Poinsatte, Mulvey, Gaberino, O’Neill, Kottkamp, Sheehan, Boxberger, Bruggeman – 6:33.50 3. Tulsa – 6:59.30

Abby Meyers (left), Molly Bruggeman, Erin Boxberger and Ailish Sheehan from Notre Dame’s first varsity eight boat were each named to the 2013 Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Central all-region team.

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2012-13 Season In Review Women’s Second Varsity Four 1. California – 7:29.00 2. Wisconsin – 7:35.60 3. NOTRE DAME (C) Prego, Rask, Conlin, Johnson, Kelley – 7:39.10 SUNDAY MORNING SESSION: Women’s First Varsity Four 1. Washington State – 7:20.00 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Schneider, Murphy, Gleadow, Willoughby, DeHaven – 7:23.60 3. Wisconsin – 7:28.40 Women’s Second Varsity Eight 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Dines, Aiello, Blumenstein, Woelfel, Beckler, Doerfler, Haddad, Sekanick, Rubinger – 6:36.70 2. Wisconsin – 6:39.00 3. Washington State – 6:46.00 Women’s First Varsity Eight 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Meyers, Poinsatte, Mulvey, Gaberino, O’Neill, Kottkamp, Sheehan, Boxberger, Bruggeman – 6:30.30 2. Washington State – 6:35.40 3. Wisconsin- 6:38.50

5th Annual Dale England Cup April 26-27, 2013 (Bloomington, Ind.) FRIDAY AFTERNOON SESSION: Women’s Third Varsity Four 1. Iowa – 8:11.5 2. Indiana – 8:21.0 3. Notre Dame – (C) Perczak, Ikram, Brindley, Claeys, VanEgmond – 8:24.4 Women’s Second Varsity Four 1. Notre Dame A – (C) Prego, Rask, Conlin, Johnson, Kelley – 7:44.2 2. Notre Dame B – (C) Tina Techar, Linnemanstons, Blieszner, Loper, LaMair-Orosco – 8:05.6 3. Alabama – 8:25.3 Women’s Novice Eight 1. Notre Dame A – (C) Alex Techar, Skorcz, Tournat, Russel, Olson, Lumetta, Horton, Kappers, Dunne – 7:13.3 2. Alabama – 7:29.6 3. Notre Dame B – (C) Ryder, Sosnowski, Gawne, McShane, Canonie, McGough, McLinden, Gantt, McKeon – 7:34.4

Women’s First Varsity Four 1. Notre Dame – (C) McKee, Murphy, Gleadow, Willoughby, DeHaven – 7:46.9 2. Alabama – 8:21.1 Women’s Second Varsity Eight 1. Notre Dame – (C) Dines, Aiello, Blumenstein, Woelfel, Beckler, Doerfler, Haddad, Sekanick, Rubinger – 6:56.5 2. Alabama – 7:24.1 Women’s First Varsity Eight 1. Notre Dame – (C) Meyers, Poinsatte, Mulvey, Gaberino, O’Neill, Kottkamp, Sheehan, Boxberger, Bruggeman – 6:45.5 2. Alabama – 7:17.2 SATURDAY MORNING SESSION: Women’s Second Varsity Four 1. Iowa – 8:16.0 2. Notre Dame B – (C) Tina Techar, Linnemanstons, Blieszner, Loper, Gantt – 8:21.4 3. Notre Dame A – (C) Jill Ryan, Salomon, Monahan, McShane, LaMair-Orosco – 8:28.4 Women’s First Novice Eight 1. Notre Dame A – (C) Alex Techar, Skorcz, Tournat, Russel, Olson, Lumetta, Horton, Kappers, Dunne – 7:21.7 2. Iowa – 7:34.2 3. Notre Dame B – (C) Ryder, Sosnowski, Gawne, Victoria Ryan, Canonie, Hewitt, McLinden, McGough, McKeon – 7:47.2 Women’s First Varsity Four 1. Notre Dame A – (C) McKee, Murphy, Gleadow, Willoughby, DeHaven – 7:44.8 2. Notre Dame B – (C) Prego, Rask, Conlin, Johnson, Kelley – 7:53.7 3. Iowa – 8:02.4 Women’s Second Varsity Eight 1. Notre Dame – (C) Dines, Aiello, Blumenstein, Woelfel, Beckler, Doerfler, Haddad, Sekanick, Rubinger – 6:58.4 2. Iowa – 7:13.4 Women’s First Varsity Eight 1. Notre Dame – (C) Meyers, Poinsatte, Mulvey, Gaberino, O’Neill, Kottkamp, Sheehan, Boxberger, Bruggeman – 6:46.4 2. Iowa – 7:01.7

SATURDAY AFTERNOON SESSION: Women’s Third Varsity Four 1. Iowa – 9:15.9 2. Indiana – 9:26.8 3. Notre Dame – (C) Perczak, Salomon, Victoria Ryan, Ikram, Hewitt – 9:37.7 Women’s Second Varsity Four 1. Notre Dame A – (C) Prego, Rask, Conlin, Johnson, Kelley – 8:59.3 2. Indiana – 9:46.6 3. Notre Dame B – (C) Jill Ryan, Brindley, Monahan, Gawne, Gantt – 10:13.9 Women’s First Novice Eight 1. Indiana – 8:04.9 2. Notre Dame A – (C) Alex Techar, Skorcz, Tournat, Russel, Olson, Lumetta, Horton, Kappers, Dunne – 8:09.8 3. Notre Dame B – (C) Tina Techar, Claeys, McGough, Blieszner, McShane, VanEgmond, Linnemanstons, LaMair-Orosco, Loper – 8:30.5 Women’s First Varsity Four 1. Notre Dame – (C) McKee, Murphy, Gleadow, Willoughby, DeHaven – 9:14.0 2. Indiana – 9:24.6

Coxswain Danni Schneider preparing the varsity four boat prior to competition on the final day of the 2013 NCAA Championship at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis.

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Women’s Second Varsity Eight 1. Notre Dame – (C) Dines, Aiello, Blumenstein, Woelfel, Beckler, Doerfler, Haddad, Sekanick, Rubinger – 7:37.3 2. Indiana – 7:56.4 Women’s First Varsity Eight 1. Notre Dame – (C) Meyers, Poinsatte, Mulvey, Gaberino, O’Neill, Kottkamp, Sheehan, Boxberger, Bruggeman – 7:26.5 2. Indiana – 7:55.0

BIG EAST Championship May 19, 2013 (West Windsor, N.J.) Women’s First Varsity Eight 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Meyers, Poinsatte, Mulvey, Gaberino, O’Neill, Boxberger, Sheehan, Kottkamp, Bruggeman – 6:49.656 2. Syracuse – 6:51.418 3. Louisville – 6:57.592 4. Rutgers – 7:19.816 5. Georgetown – 7:20.476 Women’s Second Varsity Eight 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Dines, Woelfel, Beckler, Doerfler, Sekanick, Aiello, Haddad, Blumenstein, Rubinger – 7:04.071 2. Louisville – 7:09.764 3. Syracuse - 7:10.319 4. Georgetown – 7:38.860 5. Rutgers – 7:43.094 Women’s Third Varsity Eight 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Alex Techar, Kappers, Tournat, Olson, Dunne, Lumetta, Loper, Skorcz, Horton – 7:18.864 2. Syracuse – 7:28.279 3. Louisville – 7:31.031 4. Connecticut – 7:43.078 5. Rutgers – 8:25.803 Women’s First Varsity Four 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Schneider, Willoughby, Murphy, DeHaven, Gleadow – 7:47.563 2. Louisville – 7:55.317 3. Syracuse – 8:00.582 4. Connecticut – 8:25.169 5. Rutgers – 8:34.874 Women’s Second Varsity Four 1. Louisville – 7:55.965 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Prego, Rask, Conlin, Johnson, Kelley – 7:58.314 3. Syracuse – 8:12.867 4. Connecticut – 9:12.710 Women’s Third Varsity Four 1. NOTRE DAME (C) McKee, Russel, Blieszner, Linnemanstons, McKeon – 8:20.902 2. Louisville 8:28.797

NCAA Championship May 31 - June 2, 2013 (Indianapolis, Ind.) Friday Morning Session: Women’s First Varsity Eight Prelim (Heat 3): 1. Ohio State – 6:55.383 2. California – 6:57.627 3. NOTRE DAME (C) Meyers, Poinsatte, Mulvey, Gaberino, O’Neill, Boxberger, Sheehan, Kottkamp, Bruggeman 7:07.338 4. Cornell – 7:21.857 5. Navy – 7:33.623 6. Marist – 7:55.834 Women’s Second Varsity Eight Prelim (Heat 3): 1. USC – 6:56.304 2. Princeton – 6:58.556 3. NOTRE DAME (C) Dines, Woelfel, Beckler, Doerfler, Sekanick, Aiello, Haddad, Blumenstein, Rubinger – 7:15.092 4. Oklahoma – 7:19.672 5. Gonzaga – 7:21.894 6. Marist – 8:16.541 Women’s Varsity Four Prelim (Heat 4): 1. Washington – 8:01.718 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Schneider, Willoughby, Murphy, DeHaven, Gleadow – 8:07.379 3. California – 8:09.684 4. Michigan – 8:11.209 5. Navy – 8:33.102 6. Gonzaga – 8:38.331 Friday Afternoon Session: Women’s First Varsity Eight Repechage 1: 1. Stanford – 7:05.096 2. Yale – 7:05.360 3. NOTRE DAME (C) Meyers, Poinsatte, Mulvey, Gaberino, O’Neill, Boxberger, Sheehan, Kottkamp, Bruggeman – 7:05.656 4. Oklahoma – 7:20.877 5. Wisconsin – 7:21.345 6. Gonzaga – 7:39.989 7. Marist – 8:05.251 Women’s Second Varsity Eight Repechage 1: 1. Yale – 7:22.958 2. NOTRE DAME (C) Dines, Woelfel, Beckler, Doerfler, Sekanick, Aiello, Haddad, Blumenstein, Rubinger – 7:27.079 3. Cornell – 7:27.079 4. Washington St. – 7:32.681 5. Wisconsin – 7:34.701 6. Rhode Island – 8:04.610 7. Marist – 8:50.464

Saturday Morning Session: Women’s Second Varsity Eight A/B Semifinal: 1. Brown – 6:54.564 2. California – 6:55.088 3. Princeton – 6:55.256 4. Virginia – 6:55.521 5. UCLA – 7:03.379 6. NOTRE DAME (C) Dines, Woelfel, Beckler, Doerfler, Sekanick, Aiello, Haddad, Blumenstein, Rubinger – 7:11.729 Women’s Varsity Four A/B Semifinal: 1. USC – 7:44.822 2. Virginia – 7:50.082 3. Washington St. – 7:52.482 4. Princeton – 7:52.692 5. NOTRE DAME (C) Schneider, Willoughby, Murphy, DeHaven, Gleadow – 7:55.390 6. Michigan – 8:02.693 Women’s First Varsity Eight C/D Semifinal: 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Meyers, Poinsatte, Mulvey, Gaberino, O’Neill, Boxberger, Sheehan, Kottkamp, Bruggeman – 7:37.292 2. Cornell – 7:43.743 3. Boston University – 7:47.418 4. Navy – 7:51.091 5. Gonzaga – 7:53.225 Sunday Morning Session: Women’s First Varsity Eight C Final (Places 13-18): 1. NOTRE DAME (C) Meyers, Poinsatte, Mulvey, Gaberino, O’Neill, Boxberger, Sheehan, Kottkamp, Bruggeman – 6:36.141 2. Washington St. – 6:38.076 3. Cornell – 6:40.046 4. Wisconsin – 6:41.259 5. Oklahoma – 6:50.205 6. Boston University – 6:50.575 Women’s Varsity Four Petite Final (Places 7-12): 1. California – 7:14.834 2. Princeton – 7:19.705 3. NOTRE DAME (C) Schneider, Willoughby, Murphy, DeHaven, Gleadow – 7:21.193 4. Stanford – 7:23.404 5. Yale – 7:26.778 6. Michigan – 7:27.998 Women’s Second Varsity Eight Petite Final (Places 7-12): 1. Virginia – 6:32.130 2. Stanford – 6:33.563 3. Washington – 6:33.585 4. Harvard – 6:33.638 5. UCLA – 6:36.777 6. NOTRE DAME (C) Dines, Woelfel, Beckler, Doerfler, Sekanick, Aiello, Haddad, Blumenstein, Rubinger – 6:38.007

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2012-13 Honors & Awards Paige Aiello

Ellen Gleadow

Joanna Poinsatte

NCAA Petite Finals Participant Second Varsity Eight BIG EAST Champion – Second Varsity Eight

NCAA Petite Finals Participant First Varsity Four BIG EAST Champion – First Varsity Four

Carlee Beckler

Kelsey Haddad

NCAA Petite Finals Participant Second Varsity Eight BIG EAST Champion – Second Varsity Eight

Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) National Scholar-Athlete NCAA Petite Finals Participant Second Varsity Eight BIG EAST Champion – Second Varsity Eight

Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) National Scholar-Athlete NCAA Third Finals Participant First Varsity Eight BIG EAST Champion – First Varsity Eight BIG EAST Boat of the Week – First Varsity Eight (March 20)

Teresa Blumenstein

Teresa Rubinger

NCAA Petite Finals Participant Second Varsity Eight BIG EAST Champion – Second Varsity Eight

Elizabeth Kelley

Erin Boxberger

BIG EAST Boat of the Week – First Varsity Four (April 3)

Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) National Scholar-Athlete NCAA Petite Finals Participant Second Varsity Eight BIG EAST Champion – Second Varsity Eight

Anna Kottkamp

Danni Schneider

Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) National Scholar-Athlete NCAA Third Finals Participant First Varsity Eight BIG EAST Champion – First Varsity Eight All-BIG EAST Second Team BIG EAST Boat of the Week – First Varsity Eight (March 20)

Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) National Scholar-Athlete NCAA Petite Finals Participant First Varsity Four BIG EAST Champion – First Varsity Four BIG EAST Boat of the Week – First Varsity Four (April 3)

Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Pocock All-America Second Team CRCA Central All-Region Team NCAA Third Finals Participant First Varsity Eight BIG EAST Champion – First Varsity Eight All-BIG EAST First Team BIG EAST Boat of the Week – First Varsity Eight (March 20)

Molly Bruggeman Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Pocock All-America First Team CRCA Central All-Region Team NCAA Third Finals Participant First Varsity Eight BIG EAST Champion – First Varsity Eight All-BIG EAST First Team BIG EAST Boat of the Week – First Varsity Eight (March 20)

Kiersten DeHaven NCAA Petite Finals Participant First Varsity Four BIG EAST Champion – First Varsity Four BIG EAST Boat of the Week – First Varsity Four (April 3)

Christina Dines Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) National Scholar-Athlete NCAA Petite Finals Participant Second Varsity Eight BIG EAST Champion – Second Varsity Eight

Abby Meyers Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Central All-Region Team CRCA National Scholar-Athlete NCAA Third Finals Participant First Varsity Eight BIG EAST Sport Excellence Award BIG EAST Champion – First Varsity Eight BIG EAST Boat of the Week – First Varsity Eight (March 20)

Joanna Mulvey NCAA Third Finals Participant First Varsity Eight BIG EAST Champion – First Varsity Eight All-BIG EAST Second Team BIG EAST Boat of the Week – First Varsity Eight (March 20)

Kelsey Murphy

Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) National Scholar-Athlete NCAA Petite Finals Participant Second Varsity Eight BIG EAST Champion – Second Varsity Eight

Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Knute Rockne Student-Athlete Award Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) National Scholar-Athlete NCAA Petite Finals Participant First Varsity Four BIG EAST Champion – First Varsity Four BIG EAST Boat of the Week – First Varsity Four (April 3)

Courtney Gaberino

Stephanie O’Neill

Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) National Scholar-Athlete NCAA Third Finals Participant First Varsity Eight BIG EAST Champion – First Varsity Eight All-BIG EAST Second Team BIG EAST Boat of the Week – First Varsity Eight (March 20)

Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Central All-Region Team NCAA Third Finals Participant First Varsity Eight BIG EAST Champion – First Varsity Eight All-BIG EAST First Team BIG EAST Boat of the Week – First Varsity Eight (March 20)

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Kelsey Sekanick NCAA Petite Finals Participant Second Varsity Eight BIG EAST Champion – Second Varsity Eight

Ailish Sheehan Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Central All-Region Team NCAA Third Finals Participant First Varsity Eight BIG EAST Champion – First Varsity Eight All-BIG EAST First Team BIG EAST Boat of the Week – First Varsity Eight (March 20)

Martin Stone BIG EAST Coaching Staff of the Year

Stella Willoughby NCAA Petite Finals Participant First Varsity Four BIG EAST Champion – First Varsity Four BIG EAST Boat of the Week – First Varsity Four (April 3)

Ingrid Woelfel NCAA Petite Finals Participant Second Varsity Eight BIG EAST Champion – Second Varsity Eight


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History & Records

The 2008 Notre Dame first varsity eight (above) was one of six Irish boats to win grand final races at that season’s BIG EAST Championship in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Notre Dame was the only team to sweep the BIG EAST races during its 13 seasons as a conference member.


Individual Honors & Awards CRCA All-Central Region

A 2010 selection to the CRCA National ScholarAthlete Award list – along with teammate Sarah Keithley – Stephanie Gretsch also went on to capture first team CRCA All-Central Regional honors, returning the Irish to that list for the first time since 2008 when Amanda Polk (first team) and Julie Sobolewski (second team) were named.

National Coach of the Year Finalist 2006 — Martin Stone 2002 — Martin Stone

Central Region Coach of the Year 2006 — Martin Stone 2002 — Martin Stone

BIG EAST Coaching Staff of the Year 2013 — Martin Stone, Joe Schlosberg, Marnie Stahl 2012— Martin Stone, Joe Schlosberg, Marnie Stahl 2010 — Martin Stone, Joe Schlosberg, Marnie Stahl 2008 — Martin Stone, Joe Schlosberg, Marnie Stahl 2007 — Martin Stone, Joe Schlosberg, Marnie Stahl 2006 — Martin Stone, Joe Schlosberg, Marnie Stahl

BIG EAST Coach of the Year 2004 — Martin Stone

National Assistant Coach of the Year Finalist 2003 — Pam Mork

Central Region Assistant Coach of the Year 2003 — Pam Mork

NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship

2013 — Erin Boxberger (first team) Molly Bruggeman (first team) Abby Meyers (first team) Stephanie O’Neill (second team) Ailish Sheehan (second team) 2012 — Molly Bruggeman (first team) Morgan Kelley (first team) 2011 — Carol Ann Michel (first team) Stephanie Gretsch (second team) 2010 — Stephanie Gretsch (first team) 2008 — Amanda Polk (first team) Julie Sobolewski (second team) 2007 — Amanda Polk (first team) Maria Romano (first team) Allison Marsh (first team) Meghan Boyle (second team) Laura Pearson (second team) 2006 — Sarah Palandech (first team) Amanda Polk (first team) Maria Romano (first team) Julie Sobolewski (first team) Melissa Felker (second team) 2005 — Amana Polk (first team) 2004 — Natalie Ladine (first team) Alice Bartek (second team) 2003 — Ashlee Warren (first team) Natalie Ladine (second team) 2002 — Michelle Olsgard (first team) Ashlee Warren (second team) Katherine Burnett (second team) Natalie Ladine (second team) 2001 — Michelle Olsgard (first team) Ashlee Warren (second team) 2000 — Katrina Ten Eyck (first team)

U.S. Rowing Collegiate Honor Roll 2001 — Becky Luckett (first team) Ashlee Warren (second team)

CRCA National Scholar-Athlete Award 2013 — Christina Dines Rose Doerfler Courtney Gaberino Kelsey Haddad Anna Kottkamp

2009 — Lauren Buck

College Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) All-American 2013 — Molly Bruggeman (first team) Erin Boxberger (second team) 2012 — Molly Bruggeman (first team) 2008 — Amanda Polk (first team) 2007 — Amanda Polk (first team) Allison Marsh (second team) 2006 — Amanda Polk (first team) Sarah Palandech (second team) Julie Sobolewski (second team) 2005 — Amanda Polk (second team) 2004 — Natalie Ladine (first team) 2002 — Ashlee Warren (second team)

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Abby Meyers Kelsey Murphy Joanna Poinsatte Teresa Rubinger Danni Schneider 2012 — Abby Meyers Kelsey Haddad Joanna Poinsatte Teresa Rubinger Danni Schneider Sarah McShane 2011 — Stephanie Gretsch Kelsey Haddad Abby Meyers Joanna Poinsatte 2010 — S tephanie Gretsch Sarah Keithley 2009 — Lauren Buck Erica Copeland Stephanie Gretsch Laura Petnuch Christine Trezza 2008 — Lauren Buck Erica Copeland Sarah Keithley Laura Pearson Christine Trezza 2007 — Meghan Boyle Lauren Buck Shannon Cassel Erica Copeland Jessica Guzik Sarah Keithley Mary Kate McNamara Laura Petnuch Christine Trezza 2005 — Katie Chenoweth Maureen Gibbons 2004 — Katie Chenoweth Jacqueline Hazen Natalie Ladine 2003 — Katie Chenoweth Natalie Ladine Cassi Markstahler Ashlee Warren

Christopher Zorich Award The Christopher Zorich Award was created to recognize the contributions of student-athletes to the University community and the community at-large. The award is giving annually each spring and bears the name of Christopher Zorich, two-time football AllAmerican and a 1991 graduate of the University of Notre Dame. Meghan Boyle and Maria Romano, both members of Notre Dame’s record-setting varsity eight crew in 2006 and 2007 were among the four recipients of the Zorich Award in ’07 and the first two Irish rowers to receive the honor. Mary Kate McNamara followed in 2008 and was one of two honorees.

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Maria Romano

Mary Kate McNamara


2002 — Katie Besson Katherine Burnett Natalie Ladine Becky Luckett Cassie Markstahler Diane Price 2001 — Katherine Burnett Ann Marie Dillhoff Becky Luckett Ashlee Warren 2000 — Katherine Burnett Katrina Ten Eyck

U.S. Olympic Team Selection 2012 — Amanda Polk (alternate)

U.S. Senior National Team Selection 2009 — Amanda Polk

U.S. U-23 National Team Selection 2013 — Erin Boxberger 2013 — Molly Bruggeman 2012 — Molly Bruggeman 2008 — Amanda Polk

Irish U-23 National Team Selection 2013 — Ailish Sheehan

U.S. National Team Selection Camp 2006 — Amanda Polk

U.S. Rowing National Training Center Invitee 2000 — Katrina Ten Eyck 1998 — Michelle Olsgard

Notre Dame Top Gun Award 2009 — Erica Copeland 2004 — Megan Sanders

Notre Dame Monogram Club MVP Award 2000 — Katrina Ten Eyck 1999 — Katie Fox

Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Student-Athlete Award 2013 — Kelsey Murphy 2012 — CT Hwang 2011 — Stephanie Gretsch 2010 — Sarah Keithley 2009 — Erica Copeland 2008 — Mary Kate McNamara 2007 — Jessica Guzik 2006 — Andrea Doud 2005 — Meredith Thornburgh 2004 — Megan Sanders 2003 — Erica Drennen 2002 — Katherine Burnett 2001 — Leah Ashe 2000 — Katrina Ten Eyck 1999 — Lezlie Potter­

Academic Excellence Award 2003 — Megan Sanders 2001 — Leah Ashe 2000 — Leah Ashe

CoSIDA Academic All-American 2009 — Lauren Buck (Women’s At-Large third team) 2001 — Leah Ashe (Women’s At-Large second team)

CoSIDA Academic All-District V 2011 — Stephanie Gretsch 2009 — Lauren Buck 2001 — Leah Ashe 2000 — Katrina Ten Eyck

BIG EAST/Aéropostale Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year 2003 — Ashlee Warren

BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award 2013 — Abby Meyers 2010 — Sarah Keithley 2009 — Lauren Buck 2008 — Laura Pearson

Team Captains 2012-13 — None 2011-12 — None 2010-11 — Emily Crosby Stephanie Gretsch Carol Ann Michel 2009-10 — Andrea Archer Emily Backer Sarah Keithley Brittney Kelly Rachael Louie Braegan Padley Casey Robinson 2008-09 — Lauren Buck Christine Trezza 2007-08 — Allison Marsh Laura Pearson Amanda Polk 2006-07 — Meghan Boyle Eileen Froehlke Sarah Kate Hafner 2005-06 — Meghan Boyle Andrea Doud Pamela Jefson 2004-05 — Maureen Gibbons Meredith Thornburgh 2003-04 — Natalie Ladine Kathleen Welsh 2002-03 — Casey Buckstaff Ashlee Warren 2001-02 — Courtney Mercer Michelle Olsgard 2000-01 — Claire Bula Erin Kiernicki 1999-00 — Kelly Natter Elizabeth Nerney Katrina Ten Eyck 1998-99 — Katie Fox

BIG EAST All-Conference 2012-13 — Erin Boxberger (first team) Molly Bruggeman (first team) Courtney Gaberino (second team) Anna Kottkamp (second team) Stephanie O’Neill (first team) Joanna Mulvey (second team) Ailish Sheehan (first team) 2011-12 — Erin Boxberger (second team) Courtney Gaberino (second team) Olivia Kacsits (first team) Morgan Kelley (first team) Stephanie O’Neill (first team) Ailish Sheehan (second team) 2010-11 — Molly Bruggeman (first team) Emily Crosby (second team) Stephanie Gretsch (first team) Carol Ann Michel (first team) Stephanie O’Neill (second team) 2009-10 — Stephanie Gretsch (first team) Sarah Keithley (second team) Brittney Kelly (first team) Katherine Linnemanstons (second team) Stephanie O’Neill (second team) Casey Robinson (first team)

Byron V. Kanaley Award Perhaps the most prestigious honor awarded to Notre Dame student-athletes is the Byron V. Kanaley Award. Presented each year since 1927 at commencement exercises, the Kanaley Award goes to the senior monogram athletes who have been most exemplary as students and leaders. The award, selected by the Faculty Board on Athletics, is named in honor of a 1904 Notre Dame graduate who was a member of the baseball team as an undergraduate. Kanaley went on to a successful banking career in Chicago and served the University in the Alumni Association as a lay trustee from 1915 until his death in 1960. A two-year monogram winner and 2000 graduate, Katrina Ten Eyck was the first Irish rower to earn the award. An all-Central Region honoree, she was a Dean’s List student who majored in the Program of Liberal Studies. After receiving her third monogram in 2009, Lauren Buck added the Kanaley Award to her already prestigous resume. A third-team CoSIDA Academic All-American, Buck completed her dual degree in Biological Science while working towards her MBA.

Katrina Ten Eyck 2000

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BIG EAST Academic All-Stars 2013

Paige Aiello Carlee Beckler Anne Bliezner Teresa Blumenstein Stephanie Boggs Erin Boxberger Elena Brindley Molly Bruggeman Carson Canonie Sarah Claeys Madelynn Conlin Greer Cully Kiersten DeHaven Christina Dines Rose Doerfler Mairead Dunne Courtney Gaberino Kelly Gawne Ellen Gleadow Kelsey Haddad Lucy Hewitt Emily Horton Hayley Johnson Alyce Kanabrocki Sarah Kappers Anna Kottkamp Analisa LaMair-Orosco Elizabeth Linnemanstons Madeline Loper Katherine Lumetta Becca Macdonald Christine McGough Maggie McKee Megan McKeon Colleen McLinden Sarah McShane Abby Meyers Kathryn Monahan Joanna Mulvey Kelsey Murphy Alexis Olson Stephanie O’Neill Joanna Poinsatte Mikaela Prego Kendra Rask Teresa Rubinger Kathryn Ruffolo Sarah Russel Victoria Ryan Savannah Ryder Hannah Saddler Meghan Salomon Danni Schneider Ailish Sheehan Katie Skorcz Amanda Sosnowski Alex Techar Tina Techar Anna VanEgmond Stella Willoughby Ingrid Woelfel

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Paige Aiello Carlee Beckler Stephanie Boggs Erin Boxberger Elena Brindley Molly Bruggeman Madelynn Conlin Kiersten Dehaven

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Christina Dines Rose Doerfler Courtney Gaberino Kelly Gawne Kelsey Haddad Lucy Hewitt Ching-Ting Hwang Hayley Johnson Olivia Kacsits Alyce Kanabrocki Morgan Kelley Anna Kottkamp Analisa LaMair-Orosco Elizabeth Linnemanstons Madeline Loper Becca Macdonald Erin McConnell Christine McGough Sarah McShane Abby Meyers Kathryn Monahan Kelsey Murphy Stephanie O’Neill Carolyn Perez Joanna Poinsatte Mikaela Prego Kendra Rask Teresa Rubinger Meghan Salomon Kelsey Sekanick Anna Sliwinski Katie Suyo Carly Syta Lauren Tharp Sarah Thompson Anna VanEgmond Stephanie Winsch Ingrid Woelfel

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Paige Aiello Anne Marie Blieszner Valerie Brencher Molly Bruggeman Emily Crosby Kiersten DeHaven Christina Dines Courtney Gaberino Jacqueline Gilhooly Stephanie Gretsch Kelsey Haddad Ching-Ting Hwang Hannah Jackson Olivia Kacsits Alyce Kanabrocki Megan Keegan Morgan Kelley Brianna Krafcik Analisa LaMair-Orosco Elizabeth Linnemanstons Katherine Linnemanstons Rachael Louie Julia Lynch Genevieve Malone Erin McConnell Sarah McShane Abby Meyers Carol Ann Michel Nicole Michels Kathryn Monahan Kelsey Murphy Stephanie O’Neill

Joanna Poinsatte Teresa Rubinger Meghan Salomon Danni Schneider Kelsey Sekanick Katie Suyo Sarah Thompson Anna VanEgmond Paige White

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Paige Aiello Andrea Archer Emily Backer Teresa Blumenstein Kathleen Bracke Valerie Brencher Emily Crosby Elizabeth Davis Kimberly Dunbar Alicia Elliott Jacqueline Gilhooly Stephanie Gretsch Kelsey Haddad Catherine Hermann Ching-Ting Hwang Hannah Jackson Megan Keegan Sarah Keithley Brittney Kelly Brianna Krafcik Analisa LaMair-Orosco Jennifer Lee Katherine Linnemanstons Rachael Louie Sarah McShane Abby Meyers Kathryn Monahan Kelsey Murphy Maura Newell Stephanie O’Neill Braegan Padley Victoria Parsons Lauren Peartree Joanna Poinsatte Casey Robinson Meghan Salomon Danni Schneider Camille Sharrow Katie Suyo Sarah Thompson Meghan Vertovec Paige White

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Emily Backer Lauren Buck Erica Copeland Emily Crosby Mallory Glass Stephanie Gretsch Elli Greybar Hannah Jackson Megan Keegan Brittney Kelly Danielle Leary Bridget Leone Rachael Louie Katherine McMackin Anni Nowhitney Kelsey Otero Braegan Padley Laura Petnuch

Casey Robinson Erika Shults Katie Suyo Stephanie Szegedi Christine Trezza

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Lauren Buck Lisa Bunn Brittany Burnham Erica Castro-Larsen Erica Copeland Mallory Glass Elli Greybar Kaitlin Jackson Ankica Jedry Sarah Keithley Brittney Kelly Bridget Leone Kristan Madison Katherine McMackin Mary McNamara Lindsay McQuaid Kellyn Nestor Anni Notwhitney Kelsey Otero Braegan Padley Laura Pearson Amanda Polk Mary Quinn Kendra Short Stephanie Szegedi Alyssa Teves Christine Trezza

Ashley St. Pierre Danielle Stealy Christine Trezza

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Shannon Cassel Katie Chenoweth Andrea Doud Casey Fairbanks Melissa Felker Maureen Gibbons Jessica Guzik Sarah Kate Hafner Tricia Hale Devon Hegeman Pamela Jefson Shannan Lettieri Shannon Mohan Sarah Palandech Rachel Polinski Amanda Polk Caitlin Rackish Maria Romano Kati Sedun Liz Specht Danielle Stealy Meredith Thornburgh

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Meghan Boyle Lauren Buck Shannon Cassel Erica Copeland Eileen Froehlke Mallory Glass Elli Greybar Jessica Guzik Sarah Kate Hafner Ankica Jedry Sarah Keithley Mary Kate McNamara Lindsay McQuaid Anni Nowhitney Laura Pearson Laura Petnuch Mary Quinn Maria Romano Stephanie Szegedi Christine Trezza

Alice Bartek Meghan Boyle Kathleen Chenoweth Tricia Hale Andrea Doud Elizabeth Franzosa Maureen Gibbons Jessics Guzik Jacqueline Hazen Kristin Henkel Pamela Jefson Sarah Keefer Natalie Ladine Kathryn Long Kacy McCaffery Kristen Mizzi Katie O’Hara Rachel Polinski Danielle Protasewich Caitlin Rackish Jenna Redgate Megan Sanders Kati Sedun Elizabeth Specht Ashley St. Pierre Meredith Thornburgh Kathleen Welsh

Meghan Boyle Shannon Cassel Andrea Doud Casey Fairbanks Eileen Froehlke Elli Greybar Jessica Guzik Pamela Jefson Sarah Keithley Kristan Madison Lindsay McQuaid Sarah Palandech Laura Pearson Maria Romano Kendra Short

Andrea Amoni Alice Bartek Casey Buckstaff Katie Chenoweth Christy Donnelly Erica Drennen Maureen Gibbons Jacqueline Hazen Devon Hegeman Sarah Keefer Kristin Henkel Natalie Ladine Kathryn Long Cassie Markstahler Kacy McCaffrey

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Katie McCaulden Kristen Mizzi Shannon Mohan Kerri Murphy Rachel Polinski, Danielle Protasewich Kati Sedun Meredith Thornburgh Ashlee Warren Kathleen Welsh

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Melissa Alberding Alice Bartek Katie Besson Katherine Burnett Maureen Carr Erica Drennen Megan Feely Jacqueline Hazen Natalie Ladine Kathryn Long Rebecca Luckett Cassie Markstahler Kacy McCaffrey Courtney Mercer Kerri Murphy Michelle Olsgard Diane Price Danielle Protasewich Jayme Szefc Ashlee Warren Katherine McCalden Kerri Murphy Megan Sanders Kati Sedun Kathleen Welsh

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Melissa Alberding Leah Ashe Laura Aull Katie Besson Casey Buckstaff Claire Bula Katherine Burnett Maureen Carr Ann Marie Dillhoff Erica Drennen Ann Gurucharri Erin Kiernicki, Elizabeth Kinnier Becky Luckett Cassie Markstahler Courtney Mercer Kerri Murphy Caitlin Murray Kolleen Myers Michelle Olsgard Diane Price Anne Starks Jayme Szefc Ashlee Warren


All-Time Notre Dame Monogram List Paige Aiello Melissa Alberding Andrea Amoni Andrea Archer Barbara Arleth Leah Ashe Laura Aull Emily Backer Alice Bartek Allison Bartsh Carlee Beckler Jada Benn Katie Besson Teresa Blumenstein Melissa Bouche Erin Boxberger Meghan Boyle Valerie Brencher Molly Bruggeman Lauren Buck Christina Buckley Casey Buckstaff Claire Bula Lisa Bunn Katherine Burnett Brittany Burnhan Rebecca Campbell Maureen Carr Shannon Cassel Erica Castro-Larsen Angela Chaput Kathleen Chenoweth Katie Cleary Alyssa Close Madelynn Conlin Erica Copeland Emily Crosby Elizabeth Cushing Kiersten DeHaven Emily Deye Ann Marie Dillhoff Christina Dines Rose Doerfler Christine Donnelly Andrea Doud Erica Drennen Tara Driscoll Mairead Dunne Alicia Elliott Casey Fairbanks Megan Feely Melissa Felker Katie Fox Elizabeth Franzosa Eileen Froehlke Courtney Gaberino Maureen Gibbons Jacqueline Gilhooly Mallory Glass Ellen Gleadow Stephanie Gretsch Elli Greybar Eileen Gribben Jessica Guzik Kelsey Haddad Sarah Kate Hafner

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Tricia Hale Kathryn Hammel Sarah Hart Jacqueline Hazen Devon Hegeman Kristin Henkel Emily Horton Ching-Ting Hwang Hannah Jackson Kaitlin Jackson Ankica Jedry Pamela Jefson Olivia Kacsits Sarah Kappers Sarah Keefer Megan Keegan Sarah Keithley Morgan Kelley Brittney Kelly Erin Kiernicki Anna Kottkamp Brianna Krafcik Natalie Ladine Analisa LaMair-Orosco Mary Lampe Danielle Leary Bridget Leone Shannan Lettieri Elizabeth Linnemanstons Katherine Linnemanstons Kathryn Long Madeline Loper Rachael Louie Becky Luckett Katherine Lumetta Lauren Lyons Becca Macdonald Kristan Madison Genevieve Malone Caroline Marino Cassie Markstahler Allison Marsh Kacy McCaffrey Katie McCalden Erin McConnell Jeanette McKenna Katherine McMackin Mary Kate McNamara Lindsay McQuaid Courtney Mercer Abby Meyers Carol Ann Michel Katherine Miller Emily Miner Kristen Mizzi Shannon Mohan Kate Monahan Joslyn Moreau Joanna Mulvey Kelsey Murphy Kerri Murphy Kolleen Myers Christine Nardi Kelly Natter Sarah Nelson Elizabeth Nerney

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Kellyn Nestor Anni Nowhitney Michelle Olsgard Alexis Olson Kelsey Otero Katie O’Hara Stephanie O’Neill Christine Padayhag Braegan Padley Sarah Palandech Laura Pearson Sandra Peterson Laura Petnuch Joanna Poinsatte Rachel Polinski Amanda Polk Lezlie Potter Mikaela Prego Diane Price Danielle Protasewich Mary Quinn Caitlin Rackish Jenna Redgate Casey Robinson Maria Romano Teresa Rubinger Meghan Salomon Megan Sanders Danielle Schneider Kati Sedun Kelsey Sekanick Ailish Sheehan Kendra Short Erica Shults Katie Skorcz Anna Sliwinski Julie Sobolewski Elizabeth Specht Anne Starks Danielle Stealy Elizabeth Storey Ashley St. Pierre Cassandra Stuart Katie Suyo Jayme Szefc Stephanie Szegedi Cheryl Tanski Alex Techar Katrina Ten Eyck Alyssa Teves Lauren Tharp Sarah Thompson Meredith Thornburgh Madelyn Tournat Christine Trezza Kristen Vandehey Quinn Vandenberg Ashlee Warren Kathleen Welsh Paige White Virginia Wilbert Stella Willoughby Stephanie Winsch Ingrid Woelfel

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Rowing Timeline 1973 – Frank “Clete”Graham forms the club rowing team at Notre Dame. 1973 & 74 – Notre Dame wins back-to-back titles at the Midwest Sprints. 1996 – Rowing is granted varsity status for women. 1997 – Martin Stone is hired to be the first women’s rowing coach at Notre Dame. He previously had spent six years at the Naval Academy. October 11, 1998 – Notre Dame competes in its first regatta, the Head of the Rock Regatta, in Rockford, Ill. The Irish lightweight eight boat was able to win its race final, securing the program’s first-ever victory.

▲ 2000 – ­Katrina Ten Eyck garners All-Central Region first-team honors

▲ 1998-99 – Katie Fox is named the lone team captain for the Irish’s first varsity season, making her the first captain in program history. She was later selected the Notre Dame Monogram Club MVP. May 1-2, 1999 – Notre Dame qualifies three boats for the grand finals at its first-ever Midwest Championships – novice eight, second novice eight and novice four. Both novice eight boats were able to post second-place finishes in their respective races, while the novice four boat crossed the finish line in fifth place. May 7, 1999 – After completing the first varsity campaign, Michelle Olsgard is chosen by the U.S. National team as an invitee to the women’s freshmen rowing camp at the U.S. Rowing National Olympic Training Center. Spring 1999 – The lightweight eight boat finishes the season ranked 12th in the nation. February 22, 2000 – The Notre Dame lightweight eight boat sees itself ranked 14th in the preseason rowing polls, according to the CRCA/US Rowing Preseason Poll. March 26, 2000 – The Irish played host to its first-ever home meet, taking on Louisville, Michigan State and Indiana. The event had to be put on hold for one day due to unrowable conditions the previous day, as wind gusts were recorded at 30+ miles per hour. April 2, 2000 – Notre Dame goes on to sweep all four races against the visiting Drake Bulldogs to secure its first-ever home victory. May 8, 2000 – Katrina Ten Eyck follows in the wake of fellow Irish rower Michelle Olsgard, to become the second team member to be invited to train at the U.S. Rowing National Training Center. May 13, 2000 – In its first year of competition at the Central/South Regional, the Irish novice eight boat was able to qualify for the grand finals on its way to earning a fourth-place outcome.

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from the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA), making her the first rower to earn regional honors. She would also go on to become the first rower to be awarded the Byron V. Kanaley Award, the highest honor given to senior student-athletes who have been most exemplary as students and leaders. Her list of accomplishments would continue to grow that year when she became the second and last winner of the Monogram Club MVP Award, as well as being named CoSIDA Academic All-District V and the recipient of the Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Student-Athlete Award. January 8, 2001 – The BIG EAST Conference announces it will sponsor the BIG EAST Women’s Rowing Challenge on Sunday, April 29, 2001, at Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass. Notre Dame announces that the rowing program will receive the full compliment of scholarships under the NCAA guidelines by start of the 2004-05 year.

▲ March 14, 2001 – Father Theodore Hesburgh C.S.C. and Father

Edmund Joyce C.S.C. are honored by the Irish rowing team when two shells were christened in their honor during halftime of Notre Dame’s January 8th men’s basketball game against Georgetown.

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April 4, 2001 – The Irish rowing team, in only its third season of varsity competition, earns a 14th-place ranking in the US Rowing/CRCA poll. It marks the first time in the young history of the program that Notre Dame’s top boat has been ranked nationally. April 29, 2001 – The Irish compete in the first-ever BIG EAST Championships. The novice eight and second varsity eight boats are able to earn runner-up finishes in the grand finals, with the varsity eight boat posting a third-place finish. The Irish would earn second place in the team standings at the event. May 13, 2001 – The varsity four boat earns Notre Dame its first race victory at the Central/South Region Championships by winning the petite final in a time of 7:48.00. May 23, 2001 – Michelle Olsgard and Ashlee Warren, both first team selections, are chosen as CRCA All-Central Region members. The duo joined Ten Eyck (’00) as first team selections and their nominations marked the first time the Irish placed multiple members on the list.

eight crew earns an at-large bid. The boat places 16th by grabbing a seventh-place outcome in the repechage heat of the tournament by posting a time of 6:52.56. June 20, 2002 – Martin Stone receives Central Region Coach of the Year honors, along with being a national-coach-of-the-year finalist. July 31, 2002 – Ashlee Warren is named a second team All-American by the CRCA and becomes the first Irish rower to garner All-America honors. She also was a second team all-Central Region honoree. 2002 – Katherine Burnett is honored as a CRCA National Scholar-Athlete for the third time in her career as she became the first three-time recipient in program history.

▲ February 25, 2003 – Ashlee Warren is honored as the BIG EAST/

▲ 2001 – Leah Ashe becomes the program’s first CoSIDA Academic All-

American when she is named a second-team honoree for the Women’s At-Large program. January 22, 2002 – Becky Luckett (first team) and Ashlee Warren (second team) are named to the U.S. Rowing Collegiate Honor Roll. April 17, 2002 – Notre Dame moves into the top-10 in the national polls for the first time in program history, climbing to ninth in the nation just prior to the BIG EAST Championships. April 28, 2002 – The varsity four boat becomes the first Irish boat to win a grand final at the BIG EAST Championships by posting the winning time of 7:27.40. Notre Dame secured its second consecutive runner-up finish at the conference championship as it fell to Syracuse. May 19, 2002 – The Irish novice eight boat claims the first-ever medal for Notre Dame at the Central/South Region Championships by earning a third-place result in the grand final. For the second consecutive year, the varsity four boat finishes first in the petite finals. May 30 - June 2, 2002 – Notre Dame competes in its first NCAA Championship in program history from Indianapolis, Ind., as the varsity

Aéropostale Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year, marking the first, and only, time an Irish rower has received the accolade. May 27, 2003 – Cassie Markstahler receives her second consecutive CRCA National Scholar Athlete Award, joining Katherine Burnett as a multi-year recipient of the honor. September 25, 2003 – Irish assistant coach Pam Mork is named Central Region Assistant Coach of the Year and becomes one of six finalists for the national-assistant-coach-of-the-year award. April 25, 2004 – After finishing second the previous three years at the BIG EAST Championships, Notre Dame earns its first-ever conference crown, defeating Miami (Fla.) for the title. On the day, four Irish boats – varsity eight, second varsity eight, varsity four and novice four – were able to earn first-place finishes in their respective grand finals. Martin Stone would later be honored as BIG EAST Coach of the Year. May 24, 2004 – Natalie Ladine is tabbed as both a first-team CRCA AllCentral Region selection as well as being named a member of the CRCA National Scholar-Athlete team. May 28-30, 2004 – Two years after making its first appearance in the NCAA Championships, the Irish varsity eight boat earns a second trip. The crew finished 11th overall after qualifying for the petite final for the first time in program history. In the Petite Final, the boat was able to place fifth in a time of 6:43.00.

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Rowing Timeline

▲ June 3, 2004 – Natalie Ladine becomes the first Irish rower to be honored as a first-team All-American by the CRCA in the programs history. April 3, 2005 – Three Irish boats qualify for the petite finals (novice eight, second varsity eight, varsity eight), with the open varsity eight reaching the grand finals at the San Diego Crew Classic from Mission Bay, Calif. The Irish novice eight crew was able to earn the Petite Final victory at the Classic, holding off USC for the title. May 23, 2005 – Notre Dame rower Amanda Polk is named to the AllCentral Region first team by the CRCA. She becomes the first Irish rower to earn such all-Central Region accolades as a freshman. It also marks the 12th different time an Irish rower has received all-region accolades. June 3, 2005 – Polk continues to set freshmen records with the Irish, as she became the first rookie, and just the third Notre Dame rower selected as a CRCA All-American. She was named to the second team for her efforts that year. April 30, 2006 – The coaching staff of Martin Stone, Joe Schlosberg and Marnie Stahl are named BIG EAST Coaching Staff of the Year after leading the Irish to their third straight conference crown. May 7, 2006 – Amanda Polk is invited to the U.S. National Team Selection Camp, marking the first time an Irish rower has received such an invite. May 14, 2006 – Notre Dame finishes third overall as a team at the Central/South Championships – the highest finish ever for an Irish team. The varsity eight crew of coxswain Maria Romano, Julie Sobolewski, Amanda Polk, Mary Quinn, Laura Pearson, Allison Marsh, Melissa Felker, Meghan Boyle and Sarah Palandech wins the first-ever varsity eight gold medal by winning the grand final. May 22, 2006 – Five Irish rowers are named to the CRCA All-Central Region team, including four members (Sarah Palandech, Amanda Polk, Maria Romano and Julie Sobolewski) are selected to the first team, while Melissa Felker garners second-team honors. The four first-balloters is the most in any single campaign. Head Coach Martin Stone also is honored as the Central Region Coach of the Year and becomes one of six finalists for national coach-of-the-year honors.

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▲ May 26-28, 2006 – For the first time in program history, the Irish qualify its entire team for the NCAA Championships. The varsity eight, second varsity eight and varsity four boats all compete at the championship, which was held at West Windsor, N.J. All three Irish boats advance to their respective petite finals, with the varsity eight boat earning the first petite final victory at the NCAA’s and placing seventh overall in the 16-boat field. The team earns a ninth-place finish to cap the most successful season in program history. June 3, 2006 – For the first time in program history, Notre Dame has multiple rowers earn CRCA All-American honors – Amanda Polk (first team), Sarah Palandech (second team) and Julie Sobolewski (second team). Polk becomes the first two-time All-American in program history. 2007 – Meghan Boyle becomes the first two-time captain in program history. Along with receiving that honor, Boyle, along with Maria Romano, went on to receive the Christopher Zorich Award following the season. The award was created to recognize the contributions of studentathletes to the University and the community at-large. April 14, 2007 – The 16th-ranked Irish varsity eight crew registered two of the biggest wins in school history, as Notre Dame produced victories over No. 5 and two-time defending national champion California and No. 7 Stanford at the opening day of competition at the Windermere Classic. April 15, 2007 – The Irish varsity eight crew continues its successful weekend by defeating No. 9 UCLA convincingly, marking the third top10 opponent defeated on the weekend to post a perfect 3-0 mark at the Windermere Classic. April 28, 2007 – Notre Dame’s No. 6 ranked varsity eight boat continued its streak of victories over top-10 boats as the Irish defeat No. 5 Virginia along with No. 7 Princeton from Carnegie Lake in Princeton, N.J. The wins over Virginia and Princeton pushed the Irish’s string of wins over top-10 boats to five straight, the most in program history.

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▲ April 29, 2007 – Martin Stone, Joe Schlosberg and Marnie Stahl garner BIG EAST Coaching Staff of the Year honors for the second consecutive season after guiding the team to its fourth straight conference championship. May 2, 2007 – The Irish varsity eight boat climbs to third in the US Rowing/CRCA polls following its string of race victories over top competition. The third-place standing marks the highest ranking for the varsity eight boat in program history. May 23, 2007 – Meghan Boyle, Lauren Buck, Shannon Cassel, Erica Copeland, Jessica Guzik, Sarah Keithley, Mary Kate McNamara, Laura Petnuch and Christine Trezza are all named CRCA National ScholarAthlete award winners. The nine rowers represent the most ever in a single year in program history, topping the six recipients during the 2002 season. May 25-27, 2007 – Notre Dame earns back-to-back NCAA appearances when the team was selected to the 12-team field in Oak Ridge, Tenn. The Irish again would see all three boats – varsity eight, second varsity eight, varsity four – earn berth’s in the petite finals, placing 12th, 12th and 11th, respectively, in their respective fields. Overall, the team places 12th in the final standings. June 11, 2007 – Amanda Polk (first team) and Allison Marsh (second team) are selected as CRCA All-Americans. With the award, Polk is named an All-American for the third straight year and also becomes the Irish’s first-ever two-time selection to the first team. April 27, 2008 – The Irish, in securing its fifth consecutive BIG EAST title, go on to sweep all six grand final events for the first time in program history - winning the varsity eight, second varsity eight, varsity four, second varsity four, novice eight and novice four races.

▲ June 2, 2008 – Senior Amanda Polk is selected as a CRCA first-team All-American. With the honor Polk becomes the first Irish rower to be named an All-American in all four seasons with the team – 2005 (second team), 2006 (first team), 2007 (first team). July 8, 2008 – Polk is selected to the 2008 U-23 World Championships team, competing as a member of the women’s eight. The selection makes her the first Irish rower to compete for the team. April 8, 2009 – The Irish second varsity eight crew is selected as the BIG EAST Conference Crew of the Week following its grand final appearance at the San Diego Crew Classic. It marks the first time an Irish crew has been presented the award in program history. April 25, 2009 – Notre Dame, aided by four boats securing grand final gold, was able to lock up an unprecedented sixth straight BIG EAST Championship title. The Irish second varsity eight, varsity four, novice four and second novice four went on to capture their respective race victories. April 29, 2009 – Lauren Buck is selected as the Byron V. Kanaley Award recipient, becoming only the second Irish rower to be presented the award (Katrina Ten Eyck – ‘00). May 16-17, 2009 – The Irish win two petite finals at the Central/South Region Championships, marking the first time in the 10 years Notre Dame has been competing in the meet. The second varsity eight and open varsity four “A” boat were the two Irish boats to earn the victories. June 29, 2009 – Buck continues to bring in the honors, becoming the first Irish women’s rower to receive an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. She was one of only 29 student-athletes competing in spring sports to receive the honor. August 2009 – Former Irish rower Amanda Polk is selected to compete with the U.S. Senior National Team at the World Championships from Poznan, Poland as a member of the four boat. The crew would go on to capture the silver medal, holding off Canada who crossed in third.

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Rowing Timeline June 5, 2012 - Molly Bruggeman becomes the first CRCA All-American since Amanda Polk in ‘08. The mainstay with the varsity eight earned firstteam billing following her strong sophomore campaign. She becomes just the seventh All-American in program history.

2012 - Notre Dame continues to show its prominance on the international scene as both Amanda Polk, an ‘08 graduate, and rising junior Molly Bruggeman are selected to represent the United States. Polk became the first rower in Irish program history to be selected to the U.S. Olympic Team, qualifying as an alternate for the London Games. Bruggeman, meanwhile, became the second Notre Dame rower (along with Polk) to be chosen to the U-23 squad. ▲ April 25, 2010 – For the seventh time in as many seasons the Irish rowers find themselves atop the podium at the BIG EAST Championships, capturing five of the six possible grand finals. Along with bringing home the team title, individual honors were abundant for the Irish as the coaching staff received BIG EAST Staff of the Year and six rowers (Stephanie Gretsch, Sarah Keithley, Brittney Kelly, Katherine Linnemanstons, Stephanie O’Neill, Casey Robinson) were selected as allconference honorees in the inaugural year. May 15, 2010 – The Irish novice eight boat qualifies for its grand final at the Central/South Sprints, finishing fifth in the heat. For the regatta, Notre Dame finishes in sixth in the central region while placing ninth in the overall standings. June 3, 2010 – Stephanie Gretsch and Sarah Keithley are both named as CRCA National Scholar-Athletes. Gretsch also would garner first team all-Central region accolades. May 1, 2011 - Notre Dame keeps its string of BIG EAST titles in tact, holding on for the team’s eight consecutive conference crown. All told, four Irish boats (second varsity eight, varsity four, third varsity eight, third varsity four) claimed Grand Final victories to help the Irish edge out Louisville by five points for the team title.

May 25, 2011 - Four Irish rowers are named to the CRCA National Scholar-Athlete Team, while Carol Ann Michel (first team) and Stephanie Gretsch (second team) claim CRCA All-Central Region honors. October 23, 2011 - The Irish send their varsity four boat to the prestigious Head of the Charles, earning a fifth-place finish overall while placing second among all college crews competing in the race.

May 13, 2012 - Notre Dame makes it nine straight BIG EAST titles, winning five of six Grand Finals to secure the 14-point victory. Six members of the varsity eight boat are honored as all-BIG EAST selections.

2012 - The Irish sweep all four BIG EAST Crew of the Week honors for the first time since the accolade came into existance. Both the varsity eight and second varsity eight claimed recognition once, while the varsity four boat twice was honored. May 19, 2013 - Notre Dame won its 10th consecutive BIG EAST Championship, claiming five of six Grand Finals for the second straight year to earn a regatta record 151 points. The Irish defeated runner-up Louisville by 22 points. In 13 seasons competing at the conference races, Notre Dame never finished outside of the top-two team finishers. May 28, 2013 - Five Irish rowers were named to the CRCA Central all-region team, tying a program record set in both 2006 and 2007. Erin Boxberger, Molly Bruggeman and Abby Meyers were first team selections, while Stephanie O’Neill and Ailish Sheehan copped second team recognition. May 31-June 2, 2013 - In its second straight appearance at the NCAA Championship, Notre Dame posted 66 points to finish in 13th place. The 22-team NCAA field was the largest in the history of the regatta. The Irish varsity four placed ninth, followed by the second varsity eight (12th place) and varsity eight (13th place) launches. June 11, 2013 - Molly Bruggeman and Erin Boxberger each received CRCA Pocock All-America honors. Bruggeman was named to the first team for the second straight season, while Boxberger was tabbed as a second team recipient. The Irish duo became the first Notre Dame teammates to earn All-America distinction in the same season since Amanda Polk (first team) and Allison Marsh (second team) in 2007.

May 25-27, 2012 - The Irish return to NCAA competition for the first time since 2007. Led by an eighth-place showing by the varsity four boat, Notre Dame finishes 15th at the Championships held on Mercer Lake.

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NCAA Championship Results 2013 NCAA Championship Final Team Standings

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 9. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22.

Ohio State California Princeton Southern Cal Virginia Washington Brown Yale UCLA Stanford Harvard Michigan Notre Dame Washington State Cornell Wisconsin Oklahoma Boston University Gonzaga Navy Rhode Island Marist

126 124 112 110 108 102 91 84 82 82 79 69 66 62 50 44 35 28 27 17 14 6

Varsity Eight-Third Finals (13th Overall)

Abby Meyers (C), Joanna Poinsatte, Joanna Mulvey, Courtney Gaberino, Stephanie O’Neill, Erin Boxberger, Ailish Sheehan, Anna Kottkamp, Molly Bruggeman Prelim Heat (3rd of six boats) 7:07.338 Repechage Heat (3rd of seven boats) 7:05.656 C/B Semifinal Heat (1st of five boats) 7:37.292 Third Final (1st of six boats) 6:36.141

Second Varsity Eight- Petite Finalist (12th Overall)

Christina Dines (C), Paige Aiello, Teresa Blumenstein, Ingrid Woelfel, Carlee Beckler, Rose Doerfler, Kelsey Haddad, Kelsey Sekanick, Teresa Rubinger Prelim Heat (3rd of six boats) 7:15.092 Repechage Heat (2nd of seven boats) 7:27.079 A/B Semifinal Heat (sixth of six boats) 7:11.729 Petite Final (sixth of six boats) 6:38.007

Varsity Four- Petite Finalist (9th Overall)

Danni Schneider (C), Kelsey Murphy, Ellen Gleadow, Stella Willoughby, Kiersten DeHaven Prelim Heat (2nd of six boats) 8:07.379 A/B Semifinal Heat (5th of six boats) 7:55.390 Petite Final (3rd of six boats) 7:21.193

2012 NCAA Championships — 15th overall (team competition) 2012 NCAA Championship Final Team Standings

1. Virginia 2. Michigan 3. California 4. Princeton 5. Ohio St. 6. Southern Cal 7. Washington 8. UCLA 9. Stanford 10. Yale 11. Wisconsin 12. Harvard 13. Cornell 14. Brown 15. Notre Dame 16. Michigan St.

87 82 78 77 67 66 62 62 40 38 34 32 31 25 20 15

Varsity Eight-Third Finals (16th Overall)

Abby Meyers (C), Courtney Gaberino, Morgan Kelley, Stephanie O’Neill, Erin McConnell, Olivia Kacsits, Ailish Sheehan, Erin Boxberger, Molly Bruggeman Prelim Heat (5th of six boats) 7:04.44 Repechage Heat (7th of seven boats) 7:07.98 6:40.33 Third Final Heat (4th of four boats)

Second Varsity Eight- Third Finals (13th Overall)

Christina Dines (C), Ingrid Woelfel, Lauren Tharp, Rose Doerfler, Anna Kottkamp, Paige Aiello, Kelsey Haddad, Teresa Blumenstein, Teresa Rubinger Prelim Heat (5th of five boats) 7:00.60 Repechage Heat (4th of seven boats) 7:01.08 Third Final Heat (1st of four boats) 6:47.00

Varsity Four- Petite Finalist (8th Overall)

Danni Schneider (C), Joanna Poinsatte, Kelsey Sekanick, Katie Suyo, Stella Willoughby Prelim Heat (4th of six boats) 7:32.14 Semifinal Heat (5th of six boats) 7:21.20 Petite Finals (2nd of six boats) 7:25.35

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NCAA Championship Results 2007 NCAA Championship — 12th overall (team competition) 2007 NCAA Championship Final Team Standings

1. Brown 2. Virginia 3. Ohio State 4. Yale 5. Southern California 6. Minnesota 7. California 8. Princeton 9. Tennessee 10. Washington 11. Harvard 12. NOTRE DAME

58 54 52 51 48 47 38 34 29 25 19 13

Varsity Eight – Petite Finalist (12th overall)

Maria Romano (c), Lauren Buck, Meghan Boyle, Christine Trezza, Allison Marsh, Laura Pearson, Mary Quinn, Amanda Polk, Julie Sobolewski Preliminary Heat (2nd of six boats) 6:35.67 Semi-Final Heat (4th of six boats) 6:29.56 Petite Final (6th of six boats) 6:51.04

Second Varsity Eight – Petite Finalist (12th overall)

Stephanie Szegedi (c), Anni Nowhitney, Mallory Glass, Ankica Jedry, Lindsay McQuaid, Brittney Kelly, Jessica Guzik, Elli Greybar, Sarah Kate Hafner Preliminary Heat (6th of six boats) 7:12.02 Repechage Heat (6th of six boats) 6:56.92 Petite Final (6th of six boats) 7:16.16

Varsity Four – Petite Finalist (11th overall)

Sarah Keithley (c), Laura Petnuch, Erica Copeland, Shannon Cassel, Mary Kate McNamara Preliminary Heat (5th of six boats) 7:43.41 Repechage Heat (5th of six boats) 7:46.61 Petite Final (5th of six boats) 7:56.34

2006 NCAA Championship — 12th overall (team competition) 2006 NCAA Championship Final Team Standings

1. California 2. Brown 3. Princeton 4. Washington State 5. Ohio State 6. Michigan State 7. Washington 8. Wisconsin 9. NOTRE DAME 10. Yale 11. Stanford 12. Tennessee

66 66 56 52 52 52 33 28 22 21 21 11

Varsity Eight – Petite Final Champion (7th overall)

Maria Romano (c), Julie Sobolewski, Amanda Polk, Mary Quinn, Laura Pearson, Allison Marsh, Melissa Felker, Meghan Boyle, Sarah Palandech Preliminary Heat (4th of five boats) 6:51.00 Semi-Final Heat (5th of six boats) 6:36.93 Petite Final (1st of six boats) 6:47.54

Second Varsity Eight – Petite Finalist (12th overall)

Eileen Froehlke (c), Sarah Kate Hafner, Pamela Jefson, Elli Greybar, Jessica Guzik, Casey Fairbanks, Kendra Short, Andrea Doud, Danielle Stealy Preliminary Heat (6th of six boats) 7:11.06 Repechage Heat (5th of six boats) 6:49.04 Petite Final (6th of six boats) 7:05.00

Varsity Four – Petite Finalist (11th overall)

Sarah Keithley (c), Ankica Jedry, Christine Trezza, Kristan Madison, Shannon Cassel Preliminary Heat (6th of six boats) 7:45.06 7:34.00 Repechage Heat (4th of five boats) Petite Final (5th of six boats) 8:01.96

2004 NCAA Championship — 11th overall (varsity eight) Maureen Gibbons (c), Natalie Ladine, Alice Bartek, Meghan Boyle, Rachel Polinski, Melissa Felker, Katie Chenoweth, Danielle Protasewich, Jacqueline Hazen Preliminary Heat (3rd of six boats) 6:48.70 6:51.30 Semi-Final Heat (6th of seven boats) 6:43.00 Petite Final (5th of six boats) Cassie Markstahler (c), Jayme Szefc, Michelle Olsgard, Ashlee Warren, Becky Luckett, Diane Price, Natalie Ladine, Katie Besson, Katherine Burnett

2002 NCAA Championship — 16th overall (varsity eight) Preliminary Heat (5th of five boats) Repechage Heat (7th of seven boats)

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BIG EAST Championship Results April 29, 2001 Worcester, Mass. Grand Final Boats Runner-Up Second Varsity Eight – (6:43.18)

Erin Kiernicki (c), Katie Besson, Kerri Murphy, Erica Drennen, Courtney Mercer, Melissa Alberding, Maureen Carr, Anne Starks, Leah Ashe

Novice Eight – (6:57.36)

Kacey McCaffrey (c), Heather Dziedzic, Kathleen Welsh, Natalie Ladine, Jacqueline Hazen, Robin Mattessich, Katie O’Hara, Danielle Protasewich, Megan Sanders

Third Place Varsity Eight – (6:37.36)

Claire Bula (c), Jayme Szefc, Ann Marie Dillhoff, Ashlee Warren, Michelle Olsgard, Casey Buckstaff, Rebecca Luckett, Diane Price, Katherine Burnett

April 27, 2003 Worcester, Mass.

April 28, 2002 Worcester, Mass.

Grand Final Boats Champion Second Varsity Eight – (6:44.40)

Grand Final Boats: Champion Varsity Four – (7:27.40)

Kathryn Long (c), Sarah Keefer, Kati Sedun, Elizabeth Specht, Maureen Carr

Runner-Up Varsity Eight – (+6.07 to Syracuse)

Varsity Four – (7:39.10)

Cassie Markstahler (c), Jayme Szefc, Michelle Olsgard, Ashlee Warren, Rebecca Luckett, Diane Price, Natalie Ladine, Katie Besson, Katherine Burnett

Second Varsity Eight – (7:04.70)

Kacy McCaffrey (c), Megan Feely, Kerri Murphy, Erica Drennen, Courtney Mercer, Jacqueline Hazen, Melissa Alberding, Kathleen Welsh, Danielle Protasewich

Novice Eight – (7:20.28)

Maureen Gibbons (c), Kristen Mizzi, Shannon Mohan, Rachel Polinski, Alice Bartek, Meredith Thornburgh, Christine Donnelly, Devon Hegeman, Katie Chenowith

Second Novice Eight – (7:43.67)

Erin Diminick (c), Beth Franzosa, Courtney Quinn, Jennifer Connolly, Kristen Wright, Jill Klima, Tori Blainey, Tricia David, Ann Mulligan

Kathryn Long (c), Shannon Mohan, Kerrie Murphy, Kathleen Welsh, Meredith Thornburg, Katie Sedun, Devon Hegeman, Erica Drennen, Melissa Felker Kacey McCaffrey (c), Katie McCalden, Christy Donnelly, Katie O’Hara, Andrea Amoni

Second Varsity Four – (7:38.63)

Maureen Gibbons (c), Kristen Mizzi, Sarah Keefer, Kristen Henkel, Jacqueline Hazen

Runner-Up Varsity Eight – (6:32.54)

Cassie Markstahler (c), Natalie Ladine, Ashlee Warren, Casey Buckstaff, Rachel Polinski, Alice Bartek, Meghan Boyle, Katie Chenoweth, Danielle Protasewich

Third Place Second Novice Eight – (7:24.92)

Nicole Barczak (c), Megan Sheehan, Meghan O’Neil, Nikki Karis, Fallon Shields, Laura Joyce, Marcia Luttio, Katie Hanafin, Rachel Kemp

Petite Finals Champion Second Novice Eight - (7:09.26)

Nicole Barczak (c), Megan Sheehan, Meghan O’Neill, Nikki Karis, Fallon Shields, Laura Joyce, Marcia Luttio, Katie Hanafin, Rachel Kemp

The 2004 season saw the Irish earn its first team title at the BIG EAST Championships after three runner-up results the previous three seasons, holding off Miami (Fla.) for the crown.

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BIG EAST Championship Results April 25, 2004 Worcester, Mass. Grand Final Boats Champion Varsity Eight – (6:54.89)

Maureen Gibbons (c), Natalie Ladine, Alice Bartek, Meghan Boyle, Rachel Polinski, Melissa Felker, Katie Chenoweth, Danielle Protasewich, Jacqueline Hazen

Second Varsity Eight – (7:09.17)

Kacy McCaffrey (c), Kati Sedun, Kathleen Welsh, Jessica Guzik, Jenna Redgate, Elizabeth Specht, Megan Sanders, Danielle Stealy, Andrea Doud

Varsity Four – (7:36.66)

Kathryn Long (c), Katie O’Hara, Kristen Mizzi, Pamela Jefson, Ashley St. Pierre

Second Varsity Four “A” – (7:35.74)

Caitlin Rackish (c), Sarah Keefer, Meredith Thornburgh, Kristin Henkel, Tricia David

Novice Four – (8:00. 08)

Eileen Forehike (c), Audrey deGuire, Jana Miller, Colleen McCotter, Kaitlin Sharkey

Third Place Novice Eight – (7:26. 81)

Maria Romano (c), Sarah Kate Hafner, Ariel Klingaman, Alyssa Close, Beth Hatch, Danielle Potts, Colleen Larson, Shannon Cassel, Sarah Shaw

Fourth Place Second Varsity Four “B” – (8:00.29)

Shannan Lettieri (c), Courtney Quinn, Ann Mulligan, Meghan Chidsey, Jennifer Connolly

April 24, 2005 Worcester, Mass. Grand Final Boats Champion Second Varsity Eight – (8:23. 11)

Maria Romano (c), Meredith Thornburgh, Ankica Jedry, Elizabeth Specht, Alyssa Close, Devon Hegeman, Andrea Doud, Pamela Jefson, Sarah Kate Hafner

Varsity Four – (7:33.00)

Sarah Keithley (c), Ankica Jedry, Lindsay McQuaid, Kristan Madison, Brittany Burnham

Second Varsity Four – (7:46.92)

Christina Padayhag (c), Ashley St. Pierre, Shannon Cassel, Alyssa Close, Kaitlin Jackson

Runner-Up Novice Eight – (6:58.92)

Varsity Four – (9:48.45)

Stephanie Szegedi (c), Mallory Glass, Laura Petnuch, Christine Trezza, Lauren Buck, Megan Black, Amanda Gonzales, Danielle Leary, Erica Copeland

Second Varsity Four – (9:01. 01)

Kelsey Young (c), Stephanie Bauer, Kelsey Reno, Anni Nowhitney, Kate Sylvia

Caitlin Rackish (c), Shannon Mohan, Kati Sedun, Casey Fairbanks, Brittany Burnham Shannan Lettieri (c), Shannon Cassel, Danielle Stealy, Ashley St. Pierre, Tricia Hale

Novice Four – (9:00.04)

Ko-Un Park (c), Christine Burke, Mary McNamara, Amy Vereecke, Colleen Beeler

Novice Four – (7:54.29)

April 29, 2007 Worcester, Mass.

Runner-Up Varsity Eight – (8:19.27)

Grand Final Boats Champion Varsity Eight – (6:31.85)

Novice Eight – (8:20. 32)

Varsity Four – (7:32.43)

Maureen Gibbons (c), Jessica Guzik, Katie Chenoweth, Amanda Polk, Mary Quinn, Allison Marsh, Sarah Palandech, Rachel Polinski Christina Padayhag (c), Julie Sobolewski, Lindsay McQuaid, Kristan Madison, Laura Pearson, Carolyn Sarb, Kathleen Linzmeier, Colleen McGue, Megan Marshall

April 30, 2006 Worcester, Mass. Grand Final Boats Champion Varsity Eight – (6:39.62)

Maria Romano (c), Julie Sobolewski, Amanda Polk, Mary Quinn, Laura Pearson, Allison Marsh, Melissa Felker, Meghan Boyle, Sarah Palandech

Second Varsity Eight – (6:39.62)

Eileen Froehlke (c), Sarah Kate Hafner, Pamela Jefson, Elli Greybar, Jessica Guzik, Casey Fairbanks, Danielle Stealy, Andrea Doud, Kendra Short

Maria Romano (c), Lauren Buck, Meghan Boyle, Christine Trezza, Allison Marsh, Laura Pearson, Mary Quinn, Amanda Polk, Julie Sobolewski Eileen Froehlke (c), Laura Petnuch, Erica Copeland, Shannon Cassel, Mary McNamara

Novice Four - (7:49.00)

Katherine DeMartini (c), Katherine McMackin, Braegan Padley, Carolina Elizondo, Andrea Archer

Runner-Up Second Varsity Eight – (6:49.58)

Sarah Keithley (c), Sarah Kate Hafner, Mallory Glass, Anni Nowhitney, Lindsay McQuaid, Ankica Jedry, Jessica Guzik, Elli Greybar, Brittney Kelly

Second Varsity Four – (7:41.46)

Stephanie Szegedi (c), Alyssa Teves, Bridget Leone, Erica Castro-Larson, Brittany Burnham

Novice Eight - (6:58.14)

AZ Tice (c), Lisa Bunn, Casey Sullivan, Emily Backer, Melissa Miller, Kathleen Donahue, Dana Gates, Casey Robinson, Kellyn Nestor

The 2006 Irish team earned Notre Dame’s third consecutive BIG EAST Championship, scoring a then regatta record 122 points to defeat runner-up Louisville. The Notre Dame coaching staff of Martin Stone, Joe Schlosberg and Marnie Stahl earned its first BIG EAST Coaching Staff of the Year award.

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April 27, 2008 Oak Ridge, Tenn. Grand Final Boats Champion Varsity Eight - (6:43.60)

Stephanie Szegedi (c), Lauren Buck, Kendra Short, Christine Trezza, Allison Marsh, Laura Pearson, Mary Quinn, Amanda Polk, Julie Sobolewski

Second Varsity Eight - (6:51.80)

Kelsey Otero (c), Casey Robinson, Carol Ann Michel, Emily Crosby, Kristan Madison, Elli Greybar, Anni Nowhitney, Brittney Kelly, Erica Copeland

Varsity Four - (7:43.00)

Sarah Keithley (c), Bridget Leone, Braegan Padley, Laura Petnuch, Mallory Glass

Second Varsity Four – (7:51.30)

Katherine McMackin (c), Lisa Bunn, Mary Kate McNamara, Erica Castro-Larsen, Kellyn Nestor

Novice Eight - (7:05.50)

Jimena DiIorio (c), Amanda Cosfol, Megan Keegan, Erika Shults, Mary Teresa DiSipio, Katherine Linnemanstons, Stephanie Gretsch, Christina Buckley, Genevieve Malone

Novice Four - (8:11.50)

Christy Le (c), Cailey Ryckman, Neva Lundy, Shannon Kiernan, Elise Smith

April 25, 2009 Pennsauken, N.J. Grand Final Boats Champion Second Varsity Eight - (6:42.547)

Kelsey Otero (c), Megan Keegan, Mallory Glass, Carol Ann Michel, Erin McConnell, Genevieve Malone, Morgan Kelley, Elli Greybar, Erica Copeland

Varsity Four - (7:36.622)

Katherine McMackin (c), Katie Suyo, Stephanie Gretsch, Braegan Padley, Emily Backer

Second Varsity Four - (7:46.132)

Runner-Up Varsity Eight - (6:35.775)

Stephanie Szegedi (c), Brittney Kelly , Katherine Linnemanstons, Lauren Buck, Christina Buckley, Emily Crosby, Christine Trezza, Casey Robinson, Anni Nowhitney

Novice Eight - (7:08.309)

May 1, 2011 West Windsor, N.J. Grand Final Boats Champion Second Varsity Eight – (6:49.10)

Rachael Louie (c), Katie Suyo, Teresa Blumenstein, Paige Aiello, Kelsey Haddad, Erin McConnell, Megan Keegan, Morgan Kelley, Joanna Poinsatte

Alicia Elliot (c), Ching-Ting Hwang, Kacey Gergely, Colleen McKenna, Megan Osterhout, Valerie Brencher, Kaitlyn Meaney, Maria Lang, Tess Fitzpatrick

Varsity Four – (7:31.36)

Christina Dines (c), Kiersten DeHaven, Ching-Ting Hwang, Courtney Gaberino, Teresa Rubinger

April 25, 2010 Worcester, Mass.

Third Varsity Eight – (7:03.24)

Grand Final Boats Champion Second Varsity Four – (8:24.238)

Jacqueline Gilhooly (c), Sarah McShane, Paige White, Elizabeth Linnemanstons, Kathryn Monahan, Alyce Kanabrocki, Kelsey Murphy, Valerie Brencher, Stephanie Boggs

Varsity Four – (8:08.885)

Jacqueline Corey (c), Julia Lynch, Anna VanEgmond, Ingrid Woelfel, Brianna Krafcik

Novice Eight – (7:26.996)

Runner-Up Varsity Eight – (6:42.83)

Alicia Elliot (c), Meghan Saloman, Sarah Thompson, Brianna Krafcik, Ching-Ting Hwang Jacqueline Gilhooly (c), Andrea Archer, Valerie Brencher, Paige White, Joanna Poinsatte Abby Meyers (c), Teresa Blumenstein, Meghan Vertovec, Maura Newell, Kelsey Haddad, Paige Aiello, Caitlin Connelly, Alyce Kanabrocki, Kelsey Murphy

Second Varsity Eight – (7:21.397)

Third Varsity Four – (8:03.62)

Abby Meyers (c), Stephanie Gretsch, Katherine Linnemanstons, Genevieve Malone, Stephanie O’Neill, Olivia Kacsits, Molly Bruggeman, Emily Crosby, Carol Ann Michel

Second Varsity Four – (8:02.29)

Rachael Louie (c), Katie Suyo, Megan Keegan, Christina Buckley, Kathryn Monahan, Braegan Padley, Emily Backer, Carol Ann Michel, Genevieve Malone

Danni Schneider (c), Nicole Michels, Meghan Salomon, Sarah Thompson, Analisa LaMair-Orosco

Varsity Eight – (7:17.587)

Sarah Keithley (c), Casey Robinson, Stephanie O’Neill, Emily Crosby, Katherine Linnemanstons, Brittney Kelly, Erin McConnell, Stephanie Gretsch, Morgan Kelley

Runner-Up Novice Four – (8:51.112)

Lauren Peartree (c), Jennifer Lee, Kimberly Dunbar, Camille Sharrow, Analisa LaMair-Orosco

Rachael Louie (c), Laura Petnuch, Erika Shults, Bridget Leone, Hannah Jackson

Novice Four - (8:02.648)

Jacqueline Gilhooly (c), Carly Anderson, Margot Debot, Meredith Figg, Claire Kueny

Notre Dame swept all six grand final races on its way to clinching the 2008 BIG EAST Championship title. It was the only time in13 seasons of competition at the regatta that one team won every grand final event.

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BIG EAST Championship Results May 13, 2012 West Windsor, N.J.

Varsity Eight – (6:31.724) (c) Abby Meyers, Joanna Poinsatte, Stephanie O’Neill,

Olivia Kacsits, Erin McConnell, Erin Boxberger, Ailish Sheehan, Courtney Gaberino, Morgan Kelley

Grand Final Boats Champion Third Varsity Four – (7:44.478) (c) Leah Corachea, Greeg Cully, Christine McGough,

Madeline Loper

Runner-Up Varsity Four – (7:31.428) (c) Danni Schneider, Sarah McShane, Katie Suyo, Stella Willoughby, Kelsey Sekanick

May 19, 2013 West Windsor, N.J.

Second Varsity Four – (7:44.378) (c) Mikaela Prego, Madelynn Conlin, Kathryn

Monahan, Stephanie Winsch, Anna Sliwinski

Grand Final Boats

Hwang, Kiersten DeHaven, Valerie Brencher, Kelsey Murphy, Elizabeth Linnemanstons, Analisa LamairOrosco, Sarah Hart

Champion Third Varsity Four – (8:20.902) (c) Maggie McKee, Sarah Russel, Anne Blieszner,

Third Varsity Eight – (7:03.24) (c) Becca MacDonald, Carlee Beckler, Ching-Ting

Second Varsity Eight – (6:40.703) (c) Christina Dines, Ingrid Woelfel, Lauren Tharp,

Rose Doerfler, Anna Kottkamp, Paige Aiello, Kelsey Haddad, Teresa Blumenstein, Teresa Rubinger

2013 Team Points 1. Notre Dame 151 2. Louisville 129 3. Syracuse 128 4. Rutgers 94 5. Georgetown 85 6. Connecticut 82 7. Villanova 56 2012 Team Points 1. NOTRE DAME 111 2. Syracuse 97 3. Louisville 87 4. Georgetown 69 5. Connecticut 60 6. Rutgers 55 7. West Virginia 54 8. Villanova 30 2011 Team Points 1. NOTRE DAME 114 2. Louisville 109 3. Georgetown 95 4. Syracuse 73 5. Connecticut 65 6. Rutgers 59 7. West Virginia 54 32 8. Villanova 2010 Team Points 1. NOTRE DAME 121 2. Georgetown 93 3. Syracuse 84 4. Louisville 80 5. Connecticut 70 6. West Virginia 63 7. Rutgers 54 8. Villanova 36

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Varsity Four – (7:47.563) (c) Danni Schneider, Kelsey Murphy, Ellen Gleadow,

Stella Willoughby, Kiersten DeHaven

Second Varsity Eight – (7:04.071) (c) Christina Dines, Paige Aiello, Teresa Blumenstein,

Ingrid Woelfel, Carlee Beckler, Rose Doerfler, Kelsey Haddad, Kelsey Sekanick, Teresa Rubinger

Varsity Eight – (6:49.565) (c) Abby Meyers, Joanna Poinsatte, Joanna Mulvey,

Courtney Gaberino, Stephanie O’Neill, Erin Boxberger, Ailish Sheehan, Anna Kottkamp, Molly Bruggeman

Runner-Up Second Varsity Four – (7:58.314) (c) Mikaela Prego, Kendra Rask, Madelynn Conlin, Hayley Johnson, Elizabeth Kelley

Elizabeth Linnemanstons, Megan McKeon

Third Varsity Eight – (7:18.864) (c) Alex Techar, Sarah Kappers, Madelyn Tournat,

Madeline Loper, Alexis Olson, Katherine Lumetta, Emily Horton, Katie Skorcz, Mairead Dunne

Conference Standings

2009 Team Points 1. NOTRE DAME 112 2. Syracuse 97 3. Louisville 92 4. Georgetown 85 5. Rutgers 62 6. Connecticut 57 7. Villanova 46 8. West Virginia 38 2008 Team Points 1. NOTRE DAME 123 2. Louisville 105 3. Syracuse 92 4. Georgetown 85 5. Rutgers 67 6. Connecticut 64 7. Villanova 44 8. West Virginia 28 2007 Team Points 1. NOTRE DAME 118 2. Louisville 101 3. Syracuse 101 4. Cincinnati 69 5. Rutgers 66 6. Connecticut 66 7. Georgetown 34 8. Villanova 29 9. West Virginia 29

2006 Team Points 1. NOTRE DAME 122 2. Louisville 103 3. Syracuse 76 4. Rutgers 73 5. Connecticut 63 6. Cincinnati 62 7. Georgetown 47 8. Villanova 45 9. West Virginia 21 2005 Team Points 1. NOTRE DAME 116 2. Boston College 92 3. Rutgers 90 4. Connecticut 76 5. Syracuse 75 6. Georgetown 45 7. Villanova 44 8. West Virginia 40 2004 Team Points 1. NOTRE DAME 116 2. Miami 92 3. Syracuse 82 4. Rutgers 74 5. Georgetown 73 6. Boston College 70 7. Connecticut 46 8. Villanova 40 9. West Virginia 31

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2003 Team Points 1. Syracuse 112 2. NOTRE DAME 110 3. Rutgers 89 4. Boston College 77 5. Georgetown 69 6. Miami 64 7. West Virginia 52 8. Villanova 47 9. Connecticut 41 2002 Team Points 1. Syracuse 117 2. NOTRE DAME 109 3. Boston College 87 4. Georgetown 67 5. Rutgers 64 6. Miami 61 7. Villanova 49 8. Connecticut 47 9. West Virginia 20 2001 Team Points 1. Syracuse 107 2. NOTRE DAME 93 3. Rutgers 79 4. Boston College 75 74 5. Georgetown 6. Miami 57 7. Villanova 54 8. Connecticut 42 9. West Virginia 28


Central / South Region Championship Results Boats that won their petite and grand final races: Grand Finals May 18, 2003-Oak Ridge, Tenn. Second Varsity Four (6 boats) Maureen Gibbons (c), Kristin Mizzi, Sarah Keefer, Kristen Henkel, Jacqueline Hazen – 7:20.40 May 14, 2006-Oak Ridge, Tenn. Varsity Eight (6 boats) Maria Romano (c), Julie Sobolewski, Amanda Polk, Mary Quinn, Laura Pearson, Allison Marsh, Melissa Felker, Meghan Boyle, Sarah Palandech – 6:26.00 Petite Finals May 13, 2001-Oak Ridge, Tenn. First Varsity Four (6 boats) Cassie Markstahler (c), Meg Feely, Katie McCaulden, Laura Aull, Kolleen Myers – 7:48.0

Central/South Region Championship Results

2000 – 10th 2001 – 9th 2002 – 4th overall/4th Central Region 2003 – 8th overall/5th Central Region 2004 – 6th (tie) overall/5th Central Region 2005 – 7th overall/5th Central Region 2006 – 3rd overall/3rd Central Region 2007 – 5th overall/3rd Central Region 2008 – 7th overall/5th Central Region 2009 – 8th overall/6th Central Region 2010 – 9th overall/6th Central Region 2011 – Did Not Compete 2012 – Did Not Compete 2013 – Did Not Compete

May 19, 2002-Oak Ridge, Tenn. Varsity Four (6 boats) Kathryn Long (c), Kolleen Myers, Maureen Carr, Elizabeth Specht, Megan Feely – 7:53.9 May 18, 2008-Oak Ridge, Tenn. Open Varsity Four (“B Boat) (6 boats) Rachael Louie (c), Neva Lundy, Hannah Jackson, Casey Sullivan, Brittany Burnham – 7:52.50 May 17, 2009-Oak Ridge, Tenn. Second Varsity Eight (6 boats) Kelsey Otero (c), Emily Backer, Mallory Glass, Carol Ann Michel, Erin McConnell, Emily Crosby, Christina Buckley, Elli Greybar, Erica Copeland – 6:27.10 May 17, 2009-Oak Ridge, Tenn. Open Varsity Four (“A” Boat) (6 boats) Rachael Louie (c), Laura Petnuch, Erika Shults, Bridget Leone, Hannah Jackson – 7:03.60

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