Friends, family and staff look back on a second-consecutive national championship
Buckeyes claim wins in first and second varsity eights
Buckeyes post 14 Top 3 finishes throughout two sessions
Buckeyes will face five ranked teams at regatta
Buckeyes sweep varsity races against No. 13 Michigan, Michigan State and Indiana
2012 (Sophomore Season): Split time among several crews throughout the season ... started season with a win over Notre Dame (7:25.60-7:49.13) with the First Varsity Four on March 24 at Griggs Reservoir ... followed that performance with wins over Wisconsin (6:45.5-6:50.1) and Minnesota (6:51.0-7:04.5) with the First Varsity Eight on April 7 in Bloomington, Ind. ... also defeated Oklahoma, Oregon State and Tennessee at Ann Arbor on April 14 with times of 6:41.80 and 6:48.25, respectively ... placed first with the Second Varsity Eight against No. 14 Harvard and No. 19 Clemson in 6:49.20 at Griggs Reservoir on April 28 ... rowed with the Second Varsity Four at the Big Ten championships, crossing the line in 7:12.916 to finish first and earn a Big Ten Title ... placed second (6:38.94) with the Second Varsity Eight at the NCAA Championships (May 25-27), matching the crew's previous best NCAA performance (2008) ... Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2011 (Freshman Season): Rowed for novice crew ... recorded first win at ACC/Big Ten Challenge hosted by Ohio State with First Novice Eight; crossed line ahead of Clemson in 7:42.38 ... concluded season with runner-up finish to Michigan at Big Ten championships held in Indianapolis, Ind., in 6:37.60 ... Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete ... OSU Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State: Four-year member of the Circleville cross country and track teams.
Personal: Daughter of Andy and Itske ... has two siblings, Sytske and Jan ... accepted to the Ohio State Veterinary Early Commitment Program ... plans to pursue a career as a large animal veterinarian after graduation ... member of Health Sciences Scholars Program and Buckeye Dairy Club ... Friendship Mentor through Franklin County Children's Services ... enjoys being outside, traveling and spending time with friends and family ... lists greatest sports thrill as winning the 2011 Big Ten Championships.