Twenty-two athletes names CRCA Scholar-Athletes
Ohio State becomes first team in NCAA history to win three-consecutive 1V8 championships
2V8 wins semifinal heat; 1V8 and 1V4 collect runner-up finishes
1V8 and 2V8 win first-round heats, 1V4 collects runner-up finish
Buckeyes will compete for spots on U-23 national team rosters
2016 Big Ten champion (2V8)
CRCA National Scholar-Athlete
Academic All-Big Ten selection
Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
2015 (Junior Season): Rowed as a member of the Second Varsity Eight in every race of the season ... opened the season with two wins at the Big Ten/ACC Double Dual on Griggs Reservoir March 28, the first coming 14 seconds ahead of No. 9 Notre Dame and the second (6:24.97) over No. 18 Louisville … captured two first-place finishes at the Big Ten/ACC Challenge in Charlottesville, Va., April 4; the first (6:25.9) over No. 4 Virginia and the second (6:29.5) over Clemson ... won both races at the Big Ten Double Dual on Griggs Reservoir April 11; earned the first victory (6:04.88) by 12 seconds over No. 19 Minnesota and the second over No. 18 Wisconsin (6:09.25-6:10.07) … won two of three races over two days at the Clemson Invitational in Clemson, S.C., April 18-19; captured a second-place finish (6:38.2) behind Virginia in the morning session (6:25.7) and defeated Washington State by three-tenths of a second in the evening (6:32.5) on day one, followed by a win on day two over No. 16 UCLA … captured a win in the regular season finale at Griggs Reservoir April 25 with a time of 6:36.1 … placed second at the 2015 Big Ten Championships at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind., with a time of 7:02.29, helping the Buckeyes’ to a third consecutive Big Ten team championship and fifth overall ... earned a silver medal at the 2015 NCAA Championships in Gold River, Calif., clinching the program’s third consecutive national team title … Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2014 (Sophomore Season): Began the season with a time of 7:11.90 with the first novice eight at Griggs Reservoir on the Scioto River against Michigan ... earned her first victory of the season (7:13.0) April 12 against No. 19 Louisville, Indiana and Iowa ... defeated Notre Dame at the Big Ten/ACC Challenge in Ann Arbor, Mich., on April 19 after crossing the line in 7:19.50 ... collected a second- and third-place finish with the second novice eight at Belleville Lake in Ann Arbor, Mich. on May 3 ... earned a bronze medal (7:27.87) with the second novice eight at the Big Ten championships.
Prior to Ohio State: Played golf at North Royalton High School ... three-year letterwinner and a team MVP ... competed on the Southwest Junior Golf Tour for four years and on the Golfweek Junior Tour for two years.
Personal: Daughter of Steve and Jan ... has an older sister, Kaylee ... majoring in health sciences ... plans to attend graduate school in public health after graduation ... enjoys playing golf, running, cooking and baking in her spare time ... lists her greatest sports thrill as winning the 2V8 semifinal against Cal and Washington at the NCAA championships.
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