UND Roster

2008-09 Women's Rowing Roster

Anni Nowhitney


Height 5'7''
Class Senior
Hometown Ballston Spa, NY
High School Ballston Spa
Bio

AS A SENIOR: Entered first year with the varsity eight boat after sitting the previous two years in the second varsity eight … placed second in a dual meet to open the season against Michigan State, posting a time of 7:47.14 … took first (of three boats) the following day against Indiana and Purdue by crossing the line in 5:33.00 … at the San Diego Crew Classic, secured fifth place in the preliminary heat and a spot in the petite finals by stopping the clock at 6:51.07 … raced to a third-place finish in the petite final by completing the course in a time of 7:02.39 … earned two third-place finishes at the four-team regatta hosted by Ohio State, finishing the morning session with a time of 6:31.54 and the afternoon session in a time of 6:27.33 … at the BIG EAST Championships, captured the heat victory with a time of 6:52.725 to earn a spot in the grand final … went on to claim the silver medal in the grand final by completing the course in 6:35.775, and finished second to Louisville … helped her boat earn a lane in the petite finals race at the South/Central Sprints by finishing third in the prelim heat (6:39.59) before grabbing fifth in the semifinal heat (6:17.00) … in the final, saw her boat finish in fifth place by stopping the clock at 6:24.10 … sat in with the varsity eight ‘C’ boat during the Head of the Rock Regatta, where they finished the race in a time of 16:58.80 … helped the varsity eight ‘A’ boat at the Southland Regatta complete the preliminary race in a time of 17:21.43, which placed the crew in the varsity eight ‘D’ final and finished with a time of 7:08.50 … named to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team … received third monogram as a part of the Irish program.

AS A JUNIOR: Second-year member of Notre Dame second varsity eight crew … helped varsity eight blue boat to two first and one second-place finish versus Northeastern in the spring season opener … her second varsity eight crew won races against Stanford (7:13.26) and UCLA (7:25.1) at the Pac-10 Challenge … finished second and first with the second varsity eight versus Michigan State … guided the second varsity eight to a first place finish at the Indiana Invite in a time of 6:32.5 … rowed to two first-place finishes and a second-place finish in the second varsity eight at the Charles River Challenge … copped gold medal with second varsity eight at BIG EAST Championship (6:51.80) … rowed to a third-place finish in the Grand Final of the Central/South Championships with a time of 6:43.20 … rowed with the most competitive varsity eight at the Head of the Rock and helped crew to a second-place finish with a time of 15:42.05 … finished eighth with the varsity eight at the Cal-Sag Regatta and then went on to win the varsity eight final B with a time of 6:58.534 … named to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team and earned second monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Rowed with second varsity eight crew after spending first part of season with varsity four crew … sat with the second varsity eight crew for an appearance in the Petite Final at the NCAA Championships … placed third in the Petite Final with the second varsity eight boat at the Central/South Region Championship … finished second with the second varsity eight boat at the BIG EAST Championships (6:49.58), helping Notre Dame to the team conference title … sat with the second varsity eight crew for a third-place finish behind Virginia and Princeton … rowed with the varsity four boat in the Windemere Classic, defeating Stanford (8:06.59) and UCLA (7:55.33), while falling to California (7:43.18) … sat in the varsity eight boat for a second place finish at the Lubbers Cup (8:07.56) … helped first varsity four crew finish first against Michigan State and Michigan … finished second (out of 21 boats) with the varsity four ‘A’ boat at the Head of the Rock, before finishing seventh (out of 24 boats) with the varsity eight ‘B’ … named to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team … earned first monogram with the program.

AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed in the novice eight boat in the first regatta of the spring against Tennessee and Minnesota … captured novice four gold medal by winning Grand Final at BIG EAST Championship while posting a time of 7:54.29 … rowed with novice eight boat and won Petite Final at Central/South Region Championship … opened her career with the Irish by earning an impressive third-place finish in the novice eight (19:03.34) at the Head of the Rock … collected a 22nd-place finish in a time of 19:19.17 at that same event … sat in the three seat in both races at the Head of the Rock … at the Notre Dame Invitational her boat finished third out of eight entries in the novice eight … captured a fourth place finish out of 17 boats with a time of 17:14.57 at the Head of the Elk in the novice eight-a.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Earned four letters in track and field and three in soccer … captained both teams as a senior … led the track and field team to the conference championship during her sophomore and junior years … captured fifth-place in the pentathlon at the Section AA Championships as a junior in addition to a runner-up finish at the Foothills Council Championships … named to the Foothills Council first-team all-conference squad … participated in National Honor Society and Youth Ministry, as well as serving as president of Albany Diocese Youth Deanery … daughter of Russell and Dorothy Nowhitney … one of three children … born July 7, 1987, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. … enrolled as a sociology and economics major in the College of Arts and Letters.