155 to receive degrees in Ohio Stadium
511 Ohio State Scholar-Athletes recognized
Male and female Medal of Honor winners to be announced Monday
Buckeyes claim wins in first and second varsity eights
Buckeyes post 14 Top 3 finishes throughout two sessions
2012 (Junior Season) - Rowed with the First Varsity Eight for the second consecutive season ... opened with a win over Notre Dame (6:28.09-6:35.39) at Griggs Reservoir on March 24 ... placed first against No. 7 Yale (6:23.66-6:32.28) and No. 11 Michigan State (6:24.70-6:32.92) at Griggs Reservoir on March 31 ... tallied two more wins on April 7 in Bloomington, Ind., defeating Wisconsin and Minnesota with a time of 6:45.5 ... earned three more wins at Ann Arbor on April 14, defeating Oklahoma (6:41.80-6:57.24) during the morning session and Oregon State and Tennessee during the afternoon session with a time of 6:48.25 ... placed first against No. 14 Harvard and No. 19 Clemson in 6:40.63 at Griggs Reservoir on April 28 ... finished second at the Big Ten Championships (May 13) with a time of 6:29.809 ... finished the NCAA Championships (May 25-27) in tenth place overall (6:32.69) ... Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) All-Central Region Second Team ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2011 (Sophomore Season) - Rowed entire season with First Varsity Eight ... began season with victory over No.11 Michigan at home (March 26) on Scioto River (6:30.2-6:42.0) ... concluded 2011 Big Ten Duals in Columbus (April 9) with two wins, one in a close race over Louisville (6:40.8) and Bucknell (6:59.8) in 6:40.2 and another over Iowa (7:04.0) and Rhode Island (7:14.5) in 6:58.2 ... overcame late push from Michigan State to win at home in Columbus (April 23); finished day with 1V8's second win over rival Michigan (6:52.3-7:01.1) in second session ... solidified Big Ten title at Big Ten championships (May 15) at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind., with runner-up finish against loaded field, which included Michigan State, Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana, Minnesota and Iowa ... qualified for Third-Level Final of NCAA championships (May 27-29) with 1V8; team ended season with second-place finish outlasting Clemson (6:38.47) and Dartmouth (6:40.63), but falling to Harvard (6:34.45) in time of 6:36.62 ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
2010 (Freshman Season) - Opened freshman campaign rowing stroke for First Novice Eight; spent majority of season in 1N8 until being promoted to one seat of First Varsity Four during NCAA championships (May 28-30) on Lake Natoma in Gold River, Calif. ... in first-career regatta at Princeton and vs. Brown on Lake Carnegie in Princeton, N.J., helped Buckeyes to second-place finish, recording a time of 7:45.70 to better the Tigers' time of 7:54.00 ... rowing in one seat of Big Ten championships (May 1) on Lake Ovid in Laingsburg, Mich., Ohio State won Petite Final in 6:59.26, beating Minnesota (7:07.14) and Iowa (7:57.34) ... moved to four seat at South/Central Region Sprints on Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, Tenn., and Buckeyes were third in Grand Final (6:55.50) ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State - Four-year member of the Brunswick Cross Country and Track teams (2005-09).
Personal - Daughter of Dan and Renate ... has two siblings, Kristin and Joel ... lists greatest sports thrill as winning the Big Ten Championships in 2011 ... brother, Joel, was on the Ohio State Swimming and Diving Team (2006-10).
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