UND Roster

2015-16 Women's Rowing Roster

Elizabeth Kelley

Height 6'0"
Class Senior
Hometown Windermere, FL
High School Olympia

Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business

AS A JUNIOR: Rowed with the Notre Dame first championship eight at the 50th Head of the Charles Regatta, placing 16th with a time of 17:18.707 … raced with the first and second varsity eights during Notre Dame’s spring season … Irish first varsity eight crossed the finish line in 5:56.767 for a heat win in the afternoon session of the first day of the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational … first varsity eight logged a race victory during the final heat of the Big Ten/ACC Double Dual against No. RV Michigan State (6:27.36) … recorded three runner-up finishes at the Lake Natoma Invitational, which included a top time of 6:44.00 against San Diego and Gonzaga … shifted to the second varsity eight and placed third in the grand final (6:36.60) of the 2015 ACC Championship … member of the second varsity eight crew that finished 17th with a C final time of 7:02.703 at the NCAA Championship.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed with the first varsity eight and second varsity eight boats during sophomore season with the Irish … opened the fall season in the women’s championship four boat at the Head of the Charles regatta with a seventh place finish (19:22.544) … notched first win of the season at the Oak Ridge Invitational with the first varsity eight, defeating Louisville (6:31.700) in the Saturday morning session … in the Sunday session, helped row the varsity eight boat to a victory over Duke (6:40.500) … earned a runner-up finish at the Lake Natoma Invitational, finishing behind Southern California (6:30.30) in the Saturday morning session … collected two more runner-up finishes at the Lake Natoma Invite to close out the weekend … finished second place behind Ohio State in the varsity eight’s opening race at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge … moved to the second varsity eight crew and pulled in ahead of Indiana and Alabama in the first two races of the Dale England Cup … closed the weekend with a win over Rhode Island, pulling in with a 6:37.80 clip to help Notre Dame to its second straight Dale England Cup team championship … the second eight finished first in the second preliminary heat at the ACC Championship with a 6:50.00 readout … came in third place in the ACC grand final race with a time of 6:44.70 … rowed to a third place finish (6:39.603) in the preliminary heat of the NCAA Championship … claimed the top spot in the repechage heat two with a 6:36.450 finish … finished the season with a third place finish in the petite final, crossing the finish line in 7:06.847 to give the Irish second varsity eight a ninth place result overall at the NCAA Championship.

AS A FRESHMAN: Raced for the Irish in the first varsity four boat … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, finished the course in 7:53.90, good enough for first place in the opening race … in second race, fell to defending NCAA champion Virginia … crossed in first for the second time of the weekend with a 7:43.20 mark … won both races at Michigan State, leading the first varsity four boat being named BIG EAST Boat of the Week (April 3) … came in second to Michigan and Ohio State in separate races at the Ohio State Invitational … moved into the second varsity four boat and finished second behind California with a mark of 7:43.40 at the Lake Natoma Invitational … pulled into third in the second race at a 7:39.10 clip … started out in the A-team of the second varsity four race in the fifth annual Dale England Cup and finished first with a time of 7:44.2 … moved over to the first varsity four B-team boat and finished second with a mark of 7:53.7 … moved back to the A-team and finished first in a time of 8:59.3 … finished second in the second varsity four boat at the BIG EAST Championship, setting a pace of 7:58.314.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Standout rower at Olympia High School … member of four straight Southeast Regional and two Florida State Championship crews with the varsity eight … finished in ninth place at the Youth National Championships as a senior … rowed with the Orlando Area Rowing Society club team (OARS) … member of both the National Honor Society and the Science National Honor Society … also participated in Mu Alpha Theta, a national high school and two-year college mathematics honors society … was a Knight of the Altar at Saint James Cathedral … worked as a kennel technician at an animal clinic in Windermere, Fla. … daughter of Richard and Lisa Kelley … has three sisters, Morgan, Mary Catherine and Bridget … sister, Morgan, also attended Notre Dame and participated on the rowing team … cousin Phillip Babb also attends the University … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, majoring in information technology management.