Aug. 29-30 was a weekend to remember for Ohio State women's rowing
Winner announced Oct. 18
Ohio State becomes the first team in NCAA history to win three consecutive national titles
Buckeyes battle for a third-consecutive national title Sunday
Buckeyes are well positioned in pursuit of a third-consecutive national title
Two-time NCAA champion (2V8, 1V4)
Three-time Big Ten champion (2V8, 1V4, 1N8)
2013 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award
2015 NCAA Woman of the Year nominee
2015 Big Ten Medal of Honor finalist
2015 Big Ten Postgraduate Scholarship
2015 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
Three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection
Four-time OSU Scholar-Athlete
2013 (Sophomore Season): Rowed as a member of both the Second Varsity Eight and First Varsity Four throughout the season ... opened the season with the Second Varsity Eight and a win (6:51.4) over No. 3 Princeton and No. 13 Brown at Carnegie Lake, N.J. on March 30 ... earned two wins at the OSU Invitational April 6 at Griggs Reservoir; the first over Tennessee (7:15.7-7:29.8) and the second over No. 13 Notre Dame (7:18.80-7:32.75) ... claimed first place (6:48.1) over No. 13 Michigan, Michigan State and Indiana at the Big Ten Duals April 13 in Ann Arbor, Mich. ... captured two wins with the First Varsity Four at the Clemson Invitational at Lake Hartwell in Clemson, S.C. ... the first (7:21.4) over No. 3 Virginia, Louisville, Oklahoma and UCF and the second (7:13.4) over Clemson, Penn, Texas, Miami and UCF ... defeated No. 8 Harvard-Radcliffe (7:54.47-8:08.57) May 4 at Griggs Reservoir ... placed first at the 2013 Big Ten Championships at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind. with a time of 7:25.74 ... captured the boat's second consecutive NCAA Championship with a first-place finish (7:08.26) at the 2013 NCAA Championships at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind ... Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2012 (Freshman Season): Rowed with both the Second Novice Eight and First Novice Eight ... took second with the Second Novice Eight against Notre Dame, finishing behind OSU's Third Varsity Eight in 7:22.29 at Griggs Reservoir on March 24 ... earned first career Buckeye victories with wins over No. 11 Michigan State and No. 9 Michigan in the morning session at Griggs Reservoir on March 31 with a time of 7:04.87 ... defeated No. 11 Michigan State (7:08.25-7:32.07) for a second time during the afternoon session ... crossed the line in 7:08.25 to defeat Wisconsin in the morning session and in 7:34.3 to defeat Minnesota in the afternoon session April 7 in Bloomington, Ind. ... swept the competition in both sessions at Ann Arbor, Mich., on April 14 defeating Michigan, Michigan's Third Novice Eight and Oklahoma twice with times of 7:18.31 and 7:26.07, respectively ... defeated No. 19 Clemson (7:15.27-7:27.10) with the First Novice Eight at Griggs Reservoir on April 28 ... captured a Big Ten title (May 13) with the First Novice Eight ... crew sounded the horn with a time of 6:40.67 ... OSU Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State: Four-year member of the Blue Ash YMCA swim team (2008-12) and the Mt. Notre Dame Field Hockey Team (2008-12) ... also named GGCL First Team in swimming.
Personal: Daughter of Michelle and David ... has four siblings, Rachael, Tess, Ethan and Luke ... plans to attend medical school after completion of undergraduate studies ... member of honors program, the undergrad research in psychology department and Buckeyethon steering committee ... lists greatest sports thrill as being part of the Novice Eight that won a Big Ten championship (2012).
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