April 16 - 22, 2013
Buckeyes earn third consecutive weekly honor
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
2012 (Junior Season) - Rowed with the Second Varsity Eight in every race of the season ... started the season with a 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 ... finished 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) ... Academic All-Big Ten. 2011
2011 (Sophomore Season) - Rowed with Second Varsity Eight ... captured first win of Big Ten championship season with impressive win over Michigan (March 26) in Columbus (6:37.6-6:46.3) ... continued success with win over Clemson (April 3), also at Griggs Reservoir in Columbus; 2V8 rebounded for win vs. Clemson after falling to No.2 Virginia in an earlier session the same day ... captured two wins at 2011 Big Ten Duals hosted by Ohio State; first win came against Louisville and Bucknell, outlasting second-place Louisville (6:48.6-6:57.2) and second was recorded against Iowa and Rhode Island in time of 7:04.4 ... had first-place finish over Harvard-Radcliffe, Dartmouth and Northeastern at River Challenge (April 17) in Boston, Mass. (7:33.7) ... finished first vs. Washington State at home (April 24) in 6:55.6 ... helped Buckeyes capture third Big Ten title in program history with win over Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Michigan State, Indiana and Iowa in Indianapolis, Ind. (6:25.33) ... competed in Grand Final at NCAA championships with 2V8; squad rowed to fourth-place finish with fastest time of three races at the championships (6:33.42) ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
2010 (Freshman Season) - Split time between First and Second Novice Eights during inaugural season ... sat in four seat in 1N8's race at Princeton, vs. Brown (March 27) on Lake Carnegie in Princeton, N.J., and helped crew to second-place finish in time of 7:45.70 ... moved to four seat in 2N8 for Big Ten championships (May 1) on Lake Ovid in Laingsburg, Mich., and Buckeyes were runners-up in Grand Final (6:59.21); won preliminary heat at conference championships with impressive time of 6:56.61, beating second-place finisher Michigan State by more than 5.5 seconds (6:56.61-7:02.26) ... returned to First Novice Eight (three seat) for South/Central Region Sprints (May 15-16) on Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, Tenn.; assisted in Scarlet and Gray's third-place finish in Grand Final (6:55.50) ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State - Member of Westborough soccer and indoor/outdoor track teams ... rowed as a member of the varsity eight during her senior year for Essex Rowing Club.
Personal - Daughter of Shelli and Bert ... has one brother, Benjamin ... enjoys reading, biking and music.
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