UND Roster

2008-09 Women's Rowing Roster

Elli Greybar


Height 5'9''
Class Senior
Hometown Western Springs, IL
High School St. Ignatius College Prep
Bio

AS A SENIOR: Rowed with the Irish second varsity eight boat on the spring season … earned BIG EAST Crew of the Week honors (April 8) for the boats efforts at the San Diego Crew Classic … finished second, behind Michigan State, in the opening event against the Spartans with a time of 7:32.03 … earned a race victory over Indiana and Purdue the following day … qualified for the grand final by completing the preliminary heat in second place (7:06.49) at the San Diego Crew Classic … went on to claim fifth place in the final, posting a time of 7:09.47 … finished third in the morning session of a four-team regatta at Ohio State with a time of 6:41.14 … earned a runner-up result in the afternoon session by finishing in a time of 6:36.78 … posted best qualifying time at the BIG EAST Championships in her heat, crossing the line at 7:11.400 … earned a gold medal for the Irish by winning the grand final at the Championships with a time of 6:42.547 … saw her crew capture the petite final victory at the South/Central Sprints with a time of 6:27.10, after ending the prelim heat in second (6:37.83) and the semifinal heat in fourth (6:16.00) … helped the varsity eight ‘B’ boat record a time of 16:41.60 at the Head of the Rock Regatta … the finish was good for sixth in the heat and was also the second best time in the heat for the Irish rowing team … raced on the varsity eight ‘A’ boat at the Southland Regatta and helped the crew to a time of 17:21.43 in the first race which qualified the boat for the ‘D’ Final … in the ‘D’ final, the ‘A’ boat won the heat with a time of 7:08.50 … selected to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team … became a four-year recipient of a monogram award with the Irish.

AS A JUNIOR: First-year member of varsity eight crew … helped the varsity eight gold row to a first-place finish versus Northeastern … was a member of the second varsity eight crew that beat Stanford (7:13.26) and UCLA (7:25.1) at the Pac-10 Challenge … led second varsity eight boat to first and second-place finishes against Michigan State … placed first on the second varsity eight at the Indiana Invite (6:32.5) … guided team to two first place finishes and a second place finish at the Charles River Challenge … led second varsity eight to gold medal at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 6:51.80 … second varsity eight boat finished third at the Central/South Region Championships in a time of 6:43.20 … rower on the varsity eight crew that finished sixth at Head of the Rock with a time of 16:00.56…also was on the 14th place varsity eight crew at the Cal-Sag Regatta … later helped row the Irish to a third place finish in the varsity eight final D division behind Michigan State and Wisconsin.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Rowed with the second varsity eight boat in her second season with the Irish … appeared with the second varsity eight boat in the Petite Final at the NCAA Championships … finished third in the Petite Finals at the Central/South Region Championship (6:56.43) … placed second with the second varsity eight crew in the Grand Finals at the BIG EAST Championships, helping the Irish to the overall conference title … rowed with second varsity eight crew against Virginia and Princeton … defeated Stanford (7:54.01) with the second varsity eight crew at the Windemere Classic, while falling to California (7:28.07) and UCLA (7:11.01) … rowed with the second varsity eight against Michigan State, Michigan, and Clemson … helped row the second varsity eight crew to a victory over Cincinnati and Alabama (6:49.85) … sat in the second varsity eight boat for three races … helped row the varsity eight ‘B’ boat to a seventh place finish out of 24 boats at the Head of the Rock … named to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team … earned second monogram with the program.

AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed in the second varsity eight and novice eight boats at Lubbers Cup … member of second varsity eight crew that finished sixth in Petite Final at the NCAA Championships with a time of 7:05.00 to earn a 12th-place finish overall as Notre Dame earned a ninth-place finish overall in first-ever appearance in team competition … won two races and posted a winning time of 7:14.52 at Lubbers Cup … also rowed in novice eight ‘A’ boat in that same regatta in first with a time of 7:37.28 … member of novice eight crew that won Petite Final at San Diego Crew Classic in 7:17.90 … rowed with second varsity eight crew at BIG EAST Championships and won gold medal in Grand Finals with a time of 6:38.62 … finished fifth at Central/Region Championships in 6:42.21 competing in Grand Final … placed eighth in the piece one with a time of 10:08.00 where she sat in the seven seat in meet with Michigan, Michigan State and Eastern Michigan … finished seventh in piece two in same regatta with a time of 9:44.0 … in the piece three race her crew finished in a time of 10.33.00 … collected a tenth place finish at the Head of the Rock in the open eight sitting in the five seat … in the varsity four race her team finished in a time of 16:54.8 good enough for a fifth-place finish at the Notre Dame Invitational … sat in the four seat as the open four-a crew rowed their way to a 10th-place finish out of 22 boats at the Head of the Elk.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Garnered five letters- three in rowing, and two in basketball- during her prep career … led her rowing team to two conference, regional, and state championships in her junior and senior years … captained her nationally ranked rowing team her senior season … won a gold medal in the summer of 2004 in the women[apos]s intermediate 8 event at the 2004 US Rowing National Championships in Detroit, Mich. … placed in the top 10% at the 2004 Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, Mass. in the varsity women[apos]s intermediate 4 … attended the 2004 Junior National Team Development camp and the 2005 Junior National Team Selection camp … was active in National Honor Society, CTA (community tutorial alliance), Habitat for Humanity, as well as St. Ignatius newspaper section editor as a high school student … daughter of Joseph and Jayne Greybar … oldest of three children … born July 22, 1987 in Chicago, Ill. … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major.