UND Roster

2010-11 Women's Rowing Roster

Christina Buckley


Class Senior
Hometown Huntington, NY
High School Saint Anthony's
Bio

AS A SENIOR: Did not row in the fall season.

AS A JUNIOR: Rowed with the Irish second varsity eight crew during the spring season … opened the schedule with a pair of heat victories against Duke and Buffalo, posting times of 5:14.5 and 5:18.3 to pace the two trials … returned to the water two weeks later against Michigan and Michigan State, finishing in third place with a time of 6:54.9 … the following day, competed against Indiana, Buffalo, Purdue and Eastern Michigan, securing a victory with a time of 7:20.7 … finished second in a pair of races against USC and UCLA … in the morning session, crossed in 7:11.83 to finish behind USC and in the afternoon completed the race in a time of 7:53.21, finishing in the wake of the Bruins … victorious in the prelim heat of the BIG EAST Championships, stopping the clock at 7:05.373 … later captured the grand final gold after racing across the line in a time of 7:21.397 … at the Central/South Sprints, qualified for the petite finals and earned a fifth-place finish after navigating the course in a time of 7:08.19 … helped the Irish gain a fifth-place finish in a time of 15:48.08 as the highest-finishing collegiate eight boat at the Head of the Rock regatta … also raced with a collegiate four boat to a second-place, 16:53.45 finish … against Indiana and Iowa, pulled in a first-place victory in 14:27.8 with the varsity four ‘C’ boat … finished the fall season with a third-place mark against Indiana, Iowa and Michigan State in the varsity eight ‘A’ boat of flight 2 with a time of 13:05.9.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Entered first full season with the varsity eight crew for the Irish … opened the spring season with a second-place finish at Michigan State with a race time of 7:47.14 … won a three-boat race the following day against Indiana and Purdue with a final time of 5:33.00 … placed third in the petite final of the San Diego Crew Classic (7:02.39) after finishing fifth in the qualifying heat with a time of 6:51.07 … earned third-place finishes in both the morning session (6:31.54) and afternoon session (6:27.33) at the four-team regatta against host Ohio State, Brown and Minnesota … qualified first (6:52.725) in the qualifying heat for the BIG EAST Championship … finished runner-up to earn the silver medal in the grand final with a time of 6:35.775 … helped guide her crew to the petite finals at the South/Central Region Sprints, finishing second in the preliminary heat with a time of 6:37.83 and fourth place in the semifinals with a time of 6:16.00 … earned the petite final victory over second-place Iowa by completing the course in a time of 6:27.10 … participated with the varsity four ‘A’ boat in the Head of the Rock Regatta and helped the Irish crew to a fourth-place finish, recording a time of 17:41.10 … it was the best finish for the Irish in that heat … at the Southland Regatta, she rowed with the varsity eight ‘B’ boat and helped the Irish finish with a team best time of 17:11.02 in the heat … raced later in the day in the Collegiate varsity eight final ‘C’ and clocked a time of 7:12.30 in the race … received first monogram with the program.

AS A FRESHMAN: A member of the 2/3 varsity eight boat that captured first-place at the Lubbers Cup with a time of 7:09.28 … also rowed with novice four boat at the Lubbers Cup that finished first in 7:50.10 … part of the first novice eight boat that finished second in the morning session behind Michigan State and that placed first in the afternoon session versus Michigan State and Indiana … sat in varsity four blue boat that placed second, behind the varsity four gold team at the Indiana Invite … rowed with novice eight that finished first at the Indiana Invite with a time of 6:48.3 … member of the novice eight boat that defeated Boston University at Charles River Challenge … part of the novice eight boat that finished first in the BIG EAST preliminary heat (7:15.70) then went on to finish first in the finals (7:05.50) to capture the first-ever gold medal for a Notre Dame novice eight boat at the BIG EAST Championships … rowed in the novice eight boat at Central/South Region Championship that placed third in the preliminaries (7:05.31), second in the semifinals (7:16.73) and fifth in the Grand Final (7:14.20) … served as a member of the Notre Dame varsity eight which placed 14th with a time of 16:53.24 at the Head of the Rock … also helped guide Notre Dame boat to a third place finish at Head of the Rock with a time of 17:12.55 in the novice eight competition.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Lettered in rowing her sophomore, junior and senior year at Saint Anthony[apos]s High School … a member of the state championship rowing teams her junior and senior seasons … team placed first place in the Junior A division of the U.S. Rowing Nationals … was Team MVP of her team as a senior … participated in U.S. Junior Women[apos]s National Team Development Camp in the summer of 2006 … rowed in the junior four-A band junior eight-A boats at the[apos]06 Summer Nationals in Indianapolis … member of junior four-A crew that captured gold medal and junior eight-A that finished third … attended North East Rowing Camp in 2006 … a member of the National Honor Society … served as a student council representative and a member of the student government … also involved in the Public Relations Organization…born in Huntington, N.Y. on October 26, 1989 … daughter of William and Donna Buckley … one of three children along with her sister Jennifer and brother Nicholas … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a marketing major.