UND Roster

2010-11 Women's Rowing Roster

Carol Michel

Height 5'11''
Class Senior
Hometown Princeton, NJ
High School The Hun School of Princeton

AS A SENIOR: Named one of team’s tri-captains … named first team CRCA all-central region … named first team all-BIG EAST … rowed the entire spring season as a member of the varsity eight boat … placed first in opening regatta of the spring against Buffalo with a time of 6:10.9 … came across the finish line in second in Indianapolis with a time of 6:29.0 against Indiana, Purdue, and Eastern Michigan … helped the Irish varsity eight boat to a second place finish in the Lake Natoma Invitational behind only Tennessee, finishing at 6:33.0 … qualified for the finals at Lake Natoma by placing second in both preliminary heats behind California and Stanford, respectively … victorious in BIG EAST Championships preliminary heat, notching a time of 6:56.50 … later finished in second (6:42.83) behind only Louisville in the BIG EAST Finals … placed second (6:43.41) in the Oak Ridge Regional varsity eight heat behind Virginia, qualifying for the Grand Finals … went on to finish fourth in Grand Finals behind Virginia, Clemson, and Duke while posting a time of 6:35.18 … clocked in at 18:51.47 at the Head of the Rock Regatta in the varsity pair race with Genevieve Malone … finished fifth on the Notre Dame varsity eight boat stopping the clock at 16:23.88 … first-place finish vs. Tulsa in the varsity eight Notre Dame “1” boat (14:13.1) and varsity four Notre Dame “1” boat (11:37.6).

AS A JUNIOR: Sat with the varsity eight boat to start the spring schedule before switching to the second varsity eight midway through the campaign … finished second to Duke in the opening heat of the campaign, posting a time of 5:05.7 but rebounded to defeat Duke and Buffalo in the second heat with a time of 5:12.3 … returned to action two weeks later against Michigan and Michigan State, finishing in third place with a time of 6:46.9 … the following day, earned a race win against Indiana, Purdue, Buffalo and Eastern Michigan after setting the pace at 7:06.0 … finished second with the second varsity eight boat in a pair of races against USC and UCLA … in the morning session against the Trojans, finished in a time of 7:11.83 before finishing the afternoon race against the Bruins in a clip of 7:53.21 … at the BIG EAST Championships, won prelim heat with a time of 7:05.373 and later won the grand final race in a pace of 7:21.397 … earned a berth in the petite final at the Central/ South Sprints, finishing the race in a time of 7:08.19, good for fifth place … rowed in the var- sity eight “2” boat at the Head of the Rock, placing ninth with a time of 16:08.61 … also sat in the varsity four “2” boat which finished sixth at the Head of the Rock in a time of 17:24.06 … helped row the varsity four “C” boat to a first-place finish against Indiana and Iowa in a fall home regatta, capturing the race win with a 14:27.80 mark.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Rowed as a member of the second varsity eight crew for the spring season with the Irish … earned BIG EAST Crew of the Week honors (April 8) for the boat’s efforts at the San Diego Crew Classic … crossed the line in second place against Michigan State in the opening event of the season, posting a time of 7:32.03 … helped team to a race victory the next day against both Indiana and Purdue, stopping the clock at 5:46.60 … at the San Diego Crew Classic, saw crew qualify for grand final by posting a time of 7:06.49 in preliminaries … finished the grand final in fifth place as it recorded a final time of 7:09.47 … opened up the four-team regatta at Ohio State with a third-place finish in the morning session, posting a time of 6:41.14 … secured a runner-up finish in the afternoon session race by completing the course in 6:36.78 … at the BIG EAST Championships, qualified for the grand final by winning the preliminary heat in a time of 7:11.400 … went on to capture the gold medal at the Championships by posting a winning time of 6:42.547 … at the Central/South Region Championships, helped her boat earn a spot in the petite final by finishing second in the prelim heat (6:37.83) and then fourth in the semifinal heat (6:16.00) … the boat would capture the petite finals victory, crossing the finish line at 6:27.10 and holding off second-place Iowa (6:28.40) … helped lead the charge for the varsity eight “C” boat at the Head of the Rock Regatta where the crew crossed the finish line with a time of 16:58.80, good for ninth place (27 boats) … at the Southland Regatta, she rowed with the varsity eight “B” boat where they recorded a time of 17:11.02 … the finish qualified the crew for the “C” final where they navigated the course in a time of 7:12.30 … awarded with second monogram with the Irish.

AS A FRESHMAN: Member of Notre Dame’s successful varsity eight crew during her rookie season … rowed with the varsity eight gold boat at the start of spring and notched against Northeastern in the season-opening regatta … led the second varsity eight crew to wins over Stanford and UCLA at the Pac-10 Challenge … sat in the second varsity eight boat that split two races with Michigan State … helped the second varsity blue boat to a victory at the Indiana Invite (6:32.5) … helped her crew post two victories in the second varsity eight at the Charles River Challenge … won gold medal in second varsity eight race at BIG EAST Championships with a winning time of 6:51.80 … part of the second varsity eight boat that finished third in the Grand Final of the Central/South Region Championship … helped the Irish to a 14th-place finish in her first varsity race at Head of the Rock … earned a thirdplace finish with novice eight boat at Head of the Rock … member of the 16thplace varsity crew at the Cal-Sag Regatta … during the same competition competed as a member of the varsity eight final d boat that finished fourth with a time of 7:12.705 … one of two freshmen monogram winners.

PREP AND PERSONAL: A three-sport athlete in high school participating in soccer, basketball and rowing at The Hun School of Princeton … four-year letterwinner in basketball and rowing … led high school team to national ranking dur- ing her senior year … also named team captain of the rowing team during her senior season … won silver medals at both the Club Nationals and the Independence Day Regatta as a senior … served as class president for three years … her brothers Jay and Kevin were members of the lightweight rowing teams at Navy and Yale, respectively … born in Princeton, N.J. on September 29, 1988 …daughter of John and Susan Michel … youngest of three children … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in finance.