UND Roster

2008-09 Women's Rowing Roster

Danielle Leary

Height 5'10''
Class Senior
Hometown Shrewsbury, MA
High School Shrewsbury

AS A SENIOR: Participated in the Head of the Rock Regatta with the varsity eight ‘B’ boat, which clocked in a time of 16:41.60 in the Collegiate Varsity Eight race … rowed at the Southland Regatta with the varsity eight ‘C’ boat in the preliminary race where they finished with a time of 17:46.69 … the finish qualified the crew for the ‘E’ final where they crossed the finish line with a time of 7:32.50 … did not compete for the Irish during the spring portion of the schedule … named to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team..

AS A JUNIOR: Member of the varsity four that recorded two third-place finishes against Northeastern … part of the second varsity four gold that took second place at the Indiana Invite in a time of 7:37.5 … rowed as a member of the eighth place varsity eight boat which finished in a time of 16:15.53 at the Head of the Rock … finished in 16th-place in the varsity eight division at the Cal-Sag Regatta, then went on to finish fourth in the varsity final D.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Made only spring appearance in second varsity ‘B’ boat against Grand Valley at the Lubbers Cup … rowed with varsity eight ‘A’ boat for a fourth place finish out of 24 boats at the Head of the Rock.

AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed with the second novice eight in regatta against Tennessee and Minnesota to start the season … led Notre Dame ‘B’ boat to fourth-place finish in varsity eight race at Lubbers Cup with a time of 7:19.09 … was a member of open eight crew at San Diego Crew Classic that finished second in Grand Final in 7:32.11 … finished second at BIG EAST Championship rowing with novice eight boat in 6:59.92 … member of crew that won Grand Finals at Central/South Region Championship in 7:09.90 … rowed in the sixth seat in three races at the season-opening regatta … opened with a 10th-place finish (10:11.00) in the piece one race … improved to an eighth-place finish in the piece two competition in a time of 10:11.00 … placed 11th in the piece three race… at the Head of the Rock, she collected a 10th-place finish out of 25 entries in the open eight (17:11.20) … helped her crew to a fourth-place finish at the Notre Dame Invitational in a time of 16:48.0 … finished second (17:45.57) in the open four-c race where she sat in the three seat at the Head of the Elk.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Earned four letters in crew on a team that was the four time state champions in Massachusetts …was a two time MVP and earned the captains award her junior and senior seasons … holds the record for the fastest girls erg time in the history of Shrewsbury High School crew…active in National Honor Society and Student Council … received the American Heart Associations ‘Heart Hero’ Award for her work in raising $13,000 in equipment and training to make Shrewsbury an AHA certified ‘Heart Safe’ community … daughter of Denis and Jan Leary…father Denis played basketball for Stonehill College … has one younger sister … born April 19, 1987 in Worcester, Mass. … enrolled as a pre-professional studies major in the College of Science.