UND Roster

2015-16 Women's Rowing Roster

Dana Capotosto


Height 5'3''
Class Junior
Hometown Austin, TX
High School Westlake
Bio

Notre Dame’s College of Arts & Letters

AS A SOPHOMORE: Coxed the first and second novice eights for Notre Dame during sophomore season … novice eight raced to a runner-up finish in 6:27.274 in the opening morning session at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational … first novice eight added a second place showing against No. 1 Ohio State (7:05.69) at the Big Ten/ACC Double Dual … coxswain for the victorious second novice eight (7:21.40) on the opening night of the Dale England Cup.

AS A FRESHMAN:
Made her season debut at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge as the coxswain of the Notre Dame open eight boat, finishing as the runner-up (7:41.47) behind eventual NCAA team champion Ohio State … coxed the third varsity eight to first race win as a member of the Irish against Indiana at the Dale England Cup (6:43.70).

PREP AND PERSONAL: Member of the track and field and volleyball teams during time at Westlake High School … rowed with the Texas Rowing Center Juniors club team … earned a pair of top 10 team finishes at the 2012 Head of the Colorado … was on the first place men’s youth 4+ at the 2012 Texas State Championship regatta, and was a member of the mixed master 8+ crew that finished third at the event … competed in a pair of boats at the 2013 Central District Youth Championship in Oklahoma City, Okla. … finished third in the women’s junior coxswain event at the 2012 Southwest Ergometer Amateur Tournament in Dallas … earned runner-up finishes in varsity 4+ outings at the 2012 Heart of Texas and Texas State Championship regattas … coxed the 11th place women’s youth lightweight 8+ boat at the 2011 Head of the Hooch in Chattanooga, Tenn. … member of the National Honor Society, and was selected as an AP Scholar … bronze level President’s Volunteer Service Award recipient … logged over 380 hours of volunteer service in high school, and was a part of the National Charity League for six years … served as a student mentor to younger children in the community … daughter of Tom and Trudi Capotosto … has one brother, Matt … has one sister, Jill … father, Tom (’79), played club lacrosse at Notre Dame … enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a psychology major.