Buckeyes will host first of two home regattas next weekend
2017 (Freshman) - Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
Served as a coxswain of the Second Varsity Eight all season… finished fourth in the NCAA Championships with a time of 6:58.16...handed No. 1 California’s 2V8 boat their first loss of the year with a time of 6:25.55...closed out the PAC-12 challenge with a win over No. 10 Stanford at 2V8 with a time of 6:29.55...earned wins over No. 13 Iowa and No. 18 Indiana at Lake Lemon in Bloomington, Indiana...defeated No. 20 Duke and Notre Dame on April 15 with a time of 6:32.0...first in a race with six other teams, including two ranked teams, with a time of 6:25.383, on the first day of the Clemson Invite...earned bronze the next day, defeating four teams with a time of 6:42.2.
Prior to Ohio State
Attended Notre Dame Academy … served as a coxswain from 2014-16 under coach Matthew Connolly … Midwest Finalist all three years in the JV4 … Scholastic Rowing Association semifinalist in 2015 with the JV4.
Daughter of Dr.’s Shaila and Karl Fernandes … has three siblings … majoring in English with a focus on medicine … has aspirations to attend medical school after graduation … enjoys writing, reading and playing the violin in her spare time … member of the Honors College and will be performing research at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in the summer of 2017.