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 sweep Tennessee and Notre Dame in varsity competition
Buckeyes face two ranked teams in first home regatta of the season
2013 (Freshman Season): Rowed as a member of the first novice eight in every race of the season ... opened the season with a fourth-place finish (7:45.3) at No. 3 Princeton with No. 13 Brown at Carnegie Lake, N.J. March 30 ... claimed two third-place finishes at the OSU Invitational at Griggs Reservoir April 6, both to Michigan and Notre Dame in times of 7:47.82 and 7:50.52, respectively ... placed second behind Michigan (6:58.8-7:01.1) at the Big Ten Duals April 13 at Belleville Lake in Ann Arbor, Mich., ... captured two first-place finishes at the Clemson Invitational at Lake Hartwell in Clemson, S.C. April 20-21; the first over Virginia, Oklahoma, UCF and Louisville in 6:58.2 and the second over Clemson, Texas, Penn, UCF and Miami in 6:45.0 ... placed second (7:17.00) to No. 8 Harvard-Radcliffe May 4 at Griggs Reservoir ... captured a first-place finish and gold medal at the 2013 Big Ten Championships after crossing the line in 7:06.90 ahead of second-place Wisconsin and third-place Michigan.
Prior to Ohio State: Four-year letterwinner in swimming and two-year letterwinner in cross country and track and field at Olentangy High ... member of the Dublin Crew Club (2011), the Westerville Crew Club (2012) and the DARTS swim team (1997-09) ... advanced to the District Tournament in track and field in (2009-10) ... set two school records and advanced to the District Tournament in swimming (2009-12) ... advanced to U.S. Rowing Youth Nationals with Westerville Crew in 2011.
Personal: Daughter of Mike and Taryn ... has two siblings, Christian and Olivia ... wants to work in broadcast communications ... enjoys hanging out with friends and swimming ... lists greatest sports thrill as advancing to U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships.
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