UND Roster

2007-08 Women's Rowing Roster

Elise Smith

Height 5'4''
Class Freshman
Hometown Summit, NJ
High School Villa Walsh Academy

AS A FRESHMAN: Part of the novice eight ‘A’ boat that finished first in three races against Notre Dame ‘B’ and Northeastern … placed second at the Lubbers Cup with the novice eight boat … defeated Michigan State twice as a member of the second novice eight boat … helped the second novice eight boat finish first at the Indiana Invite … member of the novice four boat that won the gold medal at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 8:11.50 … was a member of the varsity eight crew that finished 23rd for the Irish at the Head of the Rock … also rowed at the Cal-Sag Regatta for the Irish crew that placed 15th in a time of 19:23.40.

PREP AND PERSONAL: A member of the swimming soccer teams while attending Villa Walsh Academy … four-year letterwinner in swimming … helped lead her swim team to a regional and state crowns during her junior season … team captain as a senior … member of the National Honor and also National Spanish Honor Society … served as president of Operation Smile … both parents are Notre Dame graduates … born in Summit, N.J. on December 7, 1988 … daughter of Peter Smith and Karen Pretzer … has one younger sister, Allison … enrolled in the First Year of Studies.