UND Roster

2006-07 Women's Rowing Roster

Dana Gates

Height 5'8''
Class Sophomore
Hometown Peoria, IL
High School Dunlap

AS A SOPHOMORE: First-year member of Irish program … rowed with Notre Dame[apos]s top novice eight boat during her first year … reached the Grand Finals at the Central/South Region Championship in the novice eight boat … rowed in novice eight boat at BIG EAST Championships, winning a preliminary heat (6:56.67) and finishing second in the finals to Syracuse (6:58.14) … sat in the novice eight boat against Virginia and George Washington (6:56.7) … rode with the top novice eight boat during season-opening seven race win streak that included three victories over Tennessee and Minnesota, a win over Alabama and Cincinnati, a win over Michigan and Michigan State, and wins over California and UCLA … made debut during the fall at the Head of the Rock, rowing the novice eight ‘A’ boat to a fourth place finish out of 16 boats, while also riding in the varsity ‘E’ boat.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Collected six letters during her scholastic career — two in volleyball and four in softball … softball team was All-Conference for three years and Regional Champions her freshmen and sophomore years … junior year batting average was .500 … played in marching band and concert band…member of National Honor Society…daughter of Jim and Cathy Gates … has a younger brother, Steven … born December 27, 1987 in Chula Vista, Calif. … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.