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
Buckeyes will race Michigan and Michigan State at Belleville Lake
Buckeyes sweep Tennessee and Notre Dame in varsity competition
2012 (Junior Season) - Rowed with Second Novice Eight in every race of the season ... took second 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 with a time of 7:04.87 (March 31) ... 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 ... tallied wins over No. 3 Michigan and No. 19 Clemson in 7:01.80 at Griggs Reservoir on April 28 ... placed second at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 6:49.145.
Prior to Ohio State - Four-year soccer letterwinner at New Philadelphia ... three-year MVP, captain and All-District/All-Region player.
Personal - Daughter of David and Mary ... has two siblings, David and John ... enjoys sleeping, biking and reading ... hopes to pursue a career as a communications crisis consultant and someday work for the Olympics ... also a communications intern with The Ohio State University Athletic Department and a member of PRSSA ... participated as a steering member for Buckeyethon for one year ... novice team representative for the Ohio State Leadership Committee ... lists greatest sports thrill as coming off the water at the Big Ten Championships race and hugging coach Mandy Merritt and all of her teammates.
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