UND Roster

2016-17 Women's Rowing Roster

Catherine Wagner

Height 5'8''
Class Senior
Hometown St. Louis, MO
High School Villa Duchesne


Notre Dame’s College of Science


  • 2016 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete
  • 2015 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete

AS A SENIOR (2016-17):
Head of the Charles
Championship Eight (19th of 33, 18:00.940) 

Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational
Varsity Eight (3rd of 4, 6:46.557) – vs. Virginia, Michigan State, West Virginia
Varsity Eight (2nd of 4, 6:51.337) – vs. Michigan, Tennessee, Kansas
Varsity Eight (3rd of 4, 6:29.280) – vs. Louisville, Tulsa, West Virginia

Longhorn Invitational
Varsity Eight (3rd of 4, 6:19.956) – vs. Texas, UCF, Oregon State
Varsity Eight (3rd of 4, 6:19.701) – vs. Oklahoma, Oregon State, San Diego

Lake Natoma Invitational
Varsity Eight (2nd of 3, 6:26.32) – vs. California, Boston University
Varsity Eight (2nd of 3, 6:27.26) – vs. Stanford, Sacramento State
Varsity Eight (2nd of 3, 6:36.80) – vs. Gonzaga, UCF

ACC/Big Ten Duel
Varsity Eight (4th of 4, 6:32.1) – vs. Ohio State, Michigan, Duke

Dale England Cup
Varsity Eight (2nd of 4, 6:39.2) – vs. Duke, Indiana, San Diego

ACC Championship
Varsity Eight (2nd of 4, 6:49.561) – vs. Virginia, Clemson, Miami (Preliminaries)
Varsity Eight (2nd of 6, 6:23.172) – vs. Virginia, Syracuse, Duke, Louisville, Clemson (Grand Final)

NCAA Championship
Varsity Eight (4th of 6, 6:30.565) – vs. Ohio State, Princeton, Virginia, Massachusetts, Navy (Heat 4)
Varsity Eight (4th of 7, 6:24.543) – vs. Wisconsin, Indiana, Washington State, UCF, Massachusetts, Jacksonville (Repechage 1)
Varsity Eight (2nd of 5, 6:27.130) – vs. Iowa, UCF, Gonzaga, Jacksonville (C/D Semifinal 2) 
Varsity Eight (4th of 6, 6:39.995) – vs. Washington State, Iowa, Syracuse, Northeastern, UCF (C Final)

AS A JUNIOR (2015-16):

Head of the Charles Regatta
Championship Eight (13th of 32, 16:58.258)

Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational
Second Varsity Eight (1st, 6:35.04) – vs. Louisville, Minnesota and West Virginia
Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:11.37) – vs. Virginia, Kansas and Michigan State
Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:33.50) – vs. Michigan and Kansas

Longhorn Invitational
Varsity Eight (1st, 7:00.15) – vs. San Diego
Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:36.30) – vs. Texas

Lake Natoma Invitational
Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:29.67) – vs. California and Iowa
Varsity Eight (3rd, 6:36.43) – vs. Stanford and Wisconsin
Varsity Eight (3rd, 6:22.88) – vs. Gonzaga and Iowa

Dale England Cup
Varsity Eight (1st, 6:37.4) – vs. Indiana, Duke and Navy

ACC Championship
Varsity Eight (2nd of 9, 6:31.223) – Preliminaries
Varsity Eight (4th of 9, 6:23.737) – Grand Final

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014-15):

Head of the Charles Regatta
Second Championship Eight (27th of 34, 17:57.501)

Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational
Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:03.558)
Varsity Eight (1st, 5:56.767)
Second Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:09.153)

ACC/Big Ten Duel
Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:20.48) – vs. Ohio State
Varsity Eight (1st, 6:27.36) – vs. Michigan State

Lake Natoma Invitational
Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:33.70) – vs. California and Rhode Island
Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:49.00) – vs. Sanford and Sacramento State
Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:44.00) – vs. San Diego and Gonzaga

Dale England Cup
Second Varsity Eight (1st, 7:00.60)
Second Varsity Eight (2nd, 7:10.80)

ACC Championship
Second Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:30.00) – Heat Two – vs. Syracuse, Duke and Boston College
Second Varsity Eight (3rd, 6:36.60) – Grand Final – vs. Virginia, Louisville, Sryacuse, Clemson and Duke

NCAA Championship
Second Varsity Eight (4th, 6:55.000) – Heat Two – vs. Washington State, Texas, Virginia and UCF
Second Varsity Eight (4th, 6:51.692) – Repechage, Heat One – vs. Wisconsin, Indiana, Southern Cal, Massachusetts, Gonzaga and Jacksonville
Second Varsity Eight (3rd, 6:57.948) – Semifinals, Heat Two – vs. Harvard, Massachusetts, UCF and Jacksonville
Second Varsity Eight (5th, 7:02.703) – C Final – vs. Princeton, Harvard, Southern Cal, Northeastern and Massachusetts

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14):

Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational
Third Varsity Eight (3rd, 7:10.916) – vs. Virginia, Louisville and West Virginia
Second Varsity Four (2nd, 8:42.830) – vs. Virginia
Third Varsity Eight (2nd, 7:15.461) – vs. Virginia, Michigan State and Duke

Lake Natoma Invitational
Second Varsity Four (2nd, 7:36.60) – vs. California, Kansas and San Diego
Second Varsity Four (3rd, 7:52.70) – vs. California and Southern Cal

ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Second Varsity Four (2nd, 7:52.15) – vs. Ohio State
Second Varsity Four (2nd, 7:39.66) – vs. Michigan

Dale England Cup
Third Varsity Eight (1st, 6:43.70) – vs. Indiana
Second Varsity Four A (2nd, 7:47.20) – vs. Notre Dame B, Notre Dame C and Alabama
Second Varsity Four A (Not Scored, 7:48.40)

ACC Championship
Third Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:56.40) – Final – vs. Virginia, Syracuse, Clemson, Duke, Boston College and North Carolina


  • Earned varsity letters in volleyball, basketball and lacrosse at Villa Duchesne/Oak Hill School.
  • was an all-league honorable mention selection, all-academic choice and served as a team captain in lacrosse.
  • National Merit Scholar Finalist, AP Scholar and U.S. Presidential Scholar candidate.
  • served as president of Women at the Well, the campus ministry club.
  • National Honor Society member, and spent time as an admissions ambassador.
  • participates with the Notre Dame Right to Life Club.


  • Daughter of Dan and Judy Wagner.
  • Has three brothers, Michael, Joe and Jack.
  • Brother, Michael, is a 2011 Notre Dame graduate and competed with the University’s men’s club rowing team for four years.
  • Enrolled in the College of Science as a biological science major.