Athletic Accolades 2014 NCAA champion (1V8) Three-time Big Ten champion (1V8) 2015 Big Ten Athlete of the Year 2014 Second Team CRCA Pocock All-American 2014 Second Team CRCA All-Central Region Two-time All-Big Ten selection (2015 First Team, 2014 Second Team)
2014 (Senior Season): Rowed as a member of the First Varsity Eight in every race of the season … earned an undefeated 12-0 record … opened the season with a win (6:21.36) over No. 12 Michigan at Griggs Reservoir March 29 … earned Big Ten Boat of the Week honors (April 8) after two wins at the Oregon State Classic April 5 at Dexter Lake in Lowell, Ore., the first (6:24.70) over No. 11 Stanford and No. 9 Michigan and the second (6:24.50) over Stanford, Michigan, No. 20 Oregon State and Duke … captured a first-place finish (6:33.70) at the Big Ten Challenge April 12 in Iowa City, Iowa., over Indiana, No. 19 Louisville and Iowa … earned two wins at the Big Ten/ACC Challenge April 19 at Belleville Lake in Ann Arbor, Mich., the first over No. 9 Notre Dame (6:25.3-6:32.06) and the second over No. 4 Virginia (6:21.3-6:25.91) … defeated Michigan State (6:38.56-6:44.58) and No. 17 Louisville (6:54.95-7:09.46) May 3 at Belleville Lake in Ann Arbor, Mich. … placed first at the 2014 Big Ten Championships at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind., with a time of 6:29.37, helping to capture the Buckeyes’ second-consecutive Big Ten championship and fifth overall; named Second Team All-Big Ten … claimed the individual gold medal at the 2014 NCAA Championships (6:44.48) at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind., clinching the program’s second-consecutive national team title … Second Team Pocock All-American and Second Team CRCA All-Central region.
2013 (Sophomore Season): Rowed as a member of the First Varsity Eight in every race of the season ... earned Big Ten Boat of the Week honors (April 9) ... opened the season with a second-place finish (6:43.8) at Princeton on March 30 ... claimed two wins at the OSU Invitational April 6 at Griggs Reservoir; the first over Tennessee (6:52.7-7:23.7) and the second over No. 13 Notre Dame (7:09.28-7:21.26) ... captured a first-place finish (7:33.9) at the Big Ten Duals April 13 in Ann Arbor, Mich., over No. 13 Michigan, Michigan State and Indiana ... opened the Clemson Invitational at Lake Hartwell in Clemson, S.C. with a second-place finish to No. 3 Virginia (6:24.1-6:27.0) ... followed that performance with a pair of wins; the first in the second session (6:14.8) over Clemson, Miami (Fla.), Penn, Texas and Central Florida and the second (6:40.1) over UCLA, Minnesota, Oregon State, Texas and Central Florida ... defeated No. 8 Harvard-Radcliffe (6:53.29 -6:56.98) May 4 at Griggs Reservoir ... placed first at the 2013 Big Ten Championships at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind. with a time of 6:29.46, helping to capture the Buckeyes' fourth Big Ten Championship ... placed third at the 2013 NCAA Championships (6:23.19) at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind. clinching the program's first national team title ... Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2012 (Freshman Season): Rowed as a member of the Second Varsity Eight in every race of the season ... earned first career Buckeye win over Notre Dame (6:37.70-6:44.25) at Griggs Reservoir on March 24 ... defeated No. 7 Yale (6:25.25-6:34.66) and No. 11 Michigan State (6:29.10-6:47.45) at Griggs Reservoir on March 31 ... placed first against Wisconsin (6:57.4-7:09.1) and Minnesota (6:59.6-7:11.1) at the Big Ten Duals on April 7... crossed the line in 6:48.20 to capture a win against Oklahoma on April 14 in the morning session at Griggs Reservoir ... followed that performance with wins over Oregon State and Tennessee in the afternoon session with a time of 7:00.40 ... placed first against No. 14 Harvard and No. 19 Clemson at Griggs Reservoir on April 28 with a time of 6:49.20 ... placed second at the Big Ten Championships (May 13) with a time of 6:32.025 ... placed second (6:38.94) at the NCAA Championships (May 25-27), matching the crew's previous best NCAA performance (2008) ... Big Ten Boat of the Week (May 1).
Prior to Ohio State: Rowed for Westerville crew under coach Trish Chase beginning in 2009 ... was a two-year letterwinner on New Albany High School swim team ... placed second at Midwest Rowing Championships with varsity eight ... member of Junior National Rowing Team.
Personal: Daughter of Rosemarie and Rick ... has two siblings, Jon and Amy ... lists greatest sports thrill as placing second at the 2012 NCAA Championships in the Second Varsity Eight ... involved in Ohio Model United Nations... also involved in peer buddies program that assists students with special needs ... chose to be a Buckeye because of the rich tradition of athletics and academics ... enjoys reading, traveling and yoga.