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 First Varsity Four in every race of the season ... opened the season with a win over Notre Dame (7:25.60-7:49.13) at Griggs Reservoir in March 24 ... defeated No. 7 Yale (7:11.43-7:17.12) and No. 11 Michigan State (7:13.39-7:41.80) at Griggs Reservoir the following weekend (March 31) ... earned wins against Wisconsin and Minnesota in Bloomington, Ind., on April 7 with times of 6:57.4 and 6:59.6, respectively ... defeated Oklahoma (7:37.20-8:13.07) in the morning session and Tennessee and Oregon State in the afternoon session with a time of 7:44.42 in Ann Arbor, Mich. on April 14 ... tallied two wins over No. 14 Harvard and No. 19 Clemson with a time of 7:38.47 on April 28 at Griggs Reservoir ... won a Big Ten Championship in Indianapolis on May 13 with a time of 7:01.815 ... won the program's first ever NCAA Championship at Lake Mercer, N.J. on May 27, crossing the line in 7:13.09.
2011 (Sophomore Season) - Split time between First and Second Varsity Four during Big Ten title run ... rowed with 2V4 in first home regatta against Michigan (March 26); group outlasted Wolverines by 6.6 seconds, finishing in 7:42.3 ... win over Clemson at 2011 ACC/Big Ten Challenge (April 3) hosted by Ohio State (8:12.78-8:26.24) ... promoted to 1V4 for home regatta (April 23), where team recorded victory over Michigan State (7:38.7-7:49.8) ... placed first with 1V4 in time of 7:40.4 vs. Washington State at Griggs Reservoir in Columbus ... with third-place finish at Big Ten championships in Indianapolis, Ind., 1V4 helped lead Buckeyes to Big Ten title; 1V4 outlasted Michigan State, Minnesota, Indiana and Iowa to claim the spot ... moving on to NCAA championships in Gold River, Calif., 1V4 represented Ohio State with runner-up finish in Petite Final in time of 7:18.32. 2010
2010 (Freshman Season) - Sat in one seat of First Varsity Four majority of season in first campaign ... opened season in impressive fashion, helping 1V4 to first-place finish (7:55.60) against Brown and Princeton (March 27) on Lake Carnegie in Princeton, N.J. ... again was tops in Big Ten dual vs. Michigan and Michigan State on Lake Lemon in Bloomington, Ind. (April 10); in morning heat, First Varsity Four defeated Wolverines by 9.60 seconds (8:03.80-8:13.40) before passing Spartans by 6.50 seconds (7:51.20-7:57.70) ... Buckeyes were fourth (7:30.83) in Grand Final of Big Ten championships (May 1) with Johnson holding down one seat ... remained in one seat during South/Central Region Sprints (May 15-16) on Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, Tenn.; Scarlet and Gray posted runner-up finish in Petite Final with time of 7:35.13 ... moved to three seat of 1V4 during NCAA championships (May 28-30) on Lake Natoma in Gold River, Calif. ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State - Rowing and swimming letterwinner for Grosse Ile ... team finished third in WSR4+ at state championships in 2009 ... named 2009 Huron League Scholar-Athlete in rowing and swimming ... 2008 female recipient of Hammer Award.
Personal - Daughter of J.R. and Athina ... has two siblings, Jennifer and Zachary ... would like to join the Peace Corps and attend medical school ... enjoys reading, biking and spending time with family and friends ... lists greatest sports thrill as winning an NCAA Championship in the First Varsity Four event (2012).
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