Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics
Asad, Davis, Norton and Shields earn First Team All-America honors
Twenty-two athletes names CRCA Scholar-Athletes
Ohio State becomes first team in NCAA history to win three-consecutive 1V8 championships
2V8 wins semifinal heat; 1V8 and 1V4 collect runner-up finishes
Photos by Noah Dutton
Photos by Trevor Ruszkowski
Photos by Walt Middleton Photography
Photos by Walt Middleton Photography
Photos by Jeff Mills 4/25/15 at Griggs Reservoir on the Scioto River
Three-time NCAA champion (1V8)
Three-time Big Ten champion (1V8)
2016 First Team CRCA Pocock All-American
2016 First Team All-Big Ten selection
2016 First Team CRCA All-Central Region
CRCA National Scholar-Athlete
Academic All-Big Ten
Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
Rowed as a member of the First Varsity Eight in every race of the season … won gold in the 1V8 at the NCAA Championships with a time of 6:19.035 to help the Buckeyes win their historic third-consecutive championship in the First Varsity Eight … took first place at the Big Ten Championships in the 1V8 by edging out No. 10 Michigan by just 0.072 seconds with a time of 6:22.794 to help Ohio State secure its fourth-straight conference title … represented Australia at the World U23 Championships … led Ohio State in victories over No. 11 Princeton and No. 6 Yale in the 1V8 in the first regatta of the season … dominated No. 4 Virginia at Griggs Reservoir, winning by 4.8 seconds with a time of 6:30.2 in the First Varsity Eight … pushed the Ohio State 1V8 to an undefeated 17-0 record on the weekend at the Clemson Invite with wins against No. 3 Virginia, No. 8 Texas, No. 14 Washington State and No. 20 Louisville … dominated conference rivals No. 10 Michigan and Michigan State at the Big Ten Double Dual in Princeton, N.J., with times of 6:34.8 and 7:00.8 … capped the regular season in the 1V8 with a commanding win against No. 16 Syracuse and Michigan State … finished the season in the First Varsity Eight with a race record of 12-2 and an overall record of 46-2.
Rowed as a member of the First Varsity Eight in every race of the season … earned three Big Ten Boat of the Week honors (April 28, April 21 and March 31) and an undefeated 15-0 race record (49-0 overall) … opened the season with two wins at the Big Ten/ACC Double Dual on Griggs Reservoir in Columbus March 28, the first (6:10.65) 18 seconds ahead of No. 9 Notre Dame and the second (6:13.35) over No. 18 Louisville … captured two first-place finishes at the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Lake Monticello in Charlottesville, Va., April 4; the first (6:06.7) over No. 4 Virginia and the second (6:25.0) over Clemson … won both races at the Big Ten Double Dual on Griggs Reservoir April 11 … earned the first victory (5:54.78) by 16 seconds over No. 19 Minnesota and the second over No. 18 Wisconsin (5:58.74-6:03.04) … finished unbeaten over two days at the Clemson Invitational in Clemson, S.C., April 18-19, defeating No. 4 Virginia and No. 12 Indiana in the morning session (6:25.7) and Washington State in the evening (6:21.8) on day one; earned day two wins (6:23.5) over No. 16 UCLA and Cornell … finished the regular season with a victory (6:19.8) over No. 13 Michigan, Michigan State and Syracuse at Griggs Reservoir April 25 … placed first at the 2015 Big Ten Championships at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind., with a time of 6:42.11, helping the Buckeyes’ to a third consecutive Big Ten championship and fifth overall … recorded the second-fastest time ever (6:18.15) at the NCAA Regatta to claim the gold medal over unbeaten California at the 2015 NCAA Championships in Gold River, Calif., clinching the program’s third-consecutive national team title ... Academic All-Big Ten selection and OSU Scholar-Athlete.
Rowed as a member of the First and Second Varsity Eight throughout the season ... earned Big Ten Boat of the Week honors (April 1) with the second varsity eight ... opened the season rowing for the second varsity eight with a win (6:30.42) over No. 12 Michigan at Griggs Reservoir March 29 ... claimed two wins with the first varsity eight at the Oregon State Classic April 5 at Dexter Lake in Lowell, Ore., the first (6:24.70) over No. 11 Stanford and No. 9 Michigan and the second (6:24.50) over Stanford, Michigan, No. 20 Oregon State and Duke ... claimed first place (6:42.40) over Indiana, No. 19 Louisville and Iowa at the Big Ten Challenge with the second varsity eight April 12 in Iowa City, Iowa ... competed with both the first varsity eight and second varsity eight at the Big Ten/ACC Challenge April 19 at Belleville Lake in Ann Arbor, Mich.; earned two wins with the second varsity eight, the first over No. 9 Notre Dame (6:36.0-6:48.27) and the second over No. 4 Virginia (6:32.6-6:42.17) and two wins with the first varsity eight, over No. 9 Notre Dame (6:25.3-6:32.06) and the second over No. 4 Virginia (6:21.3-6:25.91) ... defeated Michigan State (6:38.56-6:44.58) and No. 17 Louisville (6:54.95-7:09.46) May 3 at Belleville Lake in Ann Arbor, Mich., as a member of the first varsity eight ... placed first with the first varsity eight at the 2014 Big Ten Championships at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind. with a time of 6:29.37, helping to capture the Buckeyes' second-consecutive Big Ten championship and fifth overall ... claimed the individual gold medal with the 1V8 at the 2014 NCAA Championships (6:44.48) at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind., clinching the program's second-consecutive national team title ... OSU Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State
Represented Australia at the 2012 Junior World Championships as a member of the U-19 women's four ... rowed for the Tamar Rowing Club under coach Stu Sayer.
Daughter of Gerald and Elisa ... has one sibling, Emily ... plans to travel the world and go back to Australia to study further after graduation ... enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing sports and reading ... lists greatest sports thrill as representing Australia at the 2012 Junior World Championships.
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