UND Roster

2006-07 Women's Rowing Roster

Jessica Guzik

Height 5'11''
Class Senior
Hometown Annandale, VA
High School Woodson

AS A SENIOR: Key member of the Irish[apos]s second varsity eight boat … rowed with the second varsity eight boat for Notre Dame[apos]s second straight appearance in the NCAA Championships … rode the second varsity eight boat to an appearance in the Petite Finals at the Central/South Region Championship … placed second in the second varsity eight boat in the Finals of the BIG EAST Championships, falling to Louisville despite a time of 6:49.58 … sat in the second varsity eight boat against Virginia and Princeton (6:42.1) … rowed in the second varsity eight boat at the Windemere Classic defeating Stanford while falling to California and UCLA … rode in the second varsity eight boat against Michigan State, Michigan, and Clemson (7:12.46) … won the second varsity eight race against Cincinnati and Alabama with a time of 6:49.85 … rowed in the second varsity eight boat against Tennessee and Minnesota … sat in the varsity eight ‘B’ boat for a seventh place finish out of 24 boats at the Head of the Rock. … recipient of Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Student-Athlete Award … named National Scholar Athlete by Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Collegiate Rowing Coaches … three-time member of BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team.

AS A JUNIOR: Key member of Notre Dame[apos]s second varsity boat that helped the Irish earn a team berth at NCAA Championships … led boat to 12th-place finish overall in second varsity eight competition after finishing sixth in Petite Final with a time of 7:05.00 as Notre Dame posted a ninth-place finish overall in team standings at NCAAs in first-ever appearance in team competition … posted first victory of the spring at Lubbers Cup with crew finishing in a time of 7:14.52 … won Petite Final in second varsity eight race at San Diego Crew Classic with a winning time of 6:56.00 … earned gold medal at BIG EAST Championships, winning the Grand Final with a time of 6:38.62 … her boat finished fifth at Central/South Regional Championships … rowed as a member of the piece one crew that finished eighth in a time of 10:01.00 in first regatta of the season against Michigan, Michigan State and Eastern Michigan … improved to a seventh-place finish in the piece two competition clocking in at a time of 10:33.00 … finished 11th in the piece three race sitting in the two seat…captured sixth in the open eight (16:34.14) at the Head of the Rock … at the Notre Dame Invitational rowed in the b-boat in the open eight race that finished fifth … impressive first place finish in the open eight-b at the Head of the Elk in a time of 14:45.21, 22 seconds ahead of the second place team.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Earned her second monogram with the irish … rowed with the varsity eight in 2004-05 … BIG EAST Academic All-Star … finished the season with a third place finish in the Petite Finals of the Central/South Region Sprints, only 3.50 seconds behind the winner, Minnesota … second place finish at the BIG EAST Championships in the stroke seat … varsity eight came in third against Harvard and Yale … second place versus Louisville and Indiana … defeated Cincinnati with the varsity eight crew in the stroke seat … first place against Indiana and Purdue in a time of 6:56.8 … stroke seat in a second place finish in the Jessop-Whittier Cup Petite Final at the San Diego Crew Classic … placed third versus Tennessee and Michigan State. Sat in the stroke seat for the fall season … raced to a 10th-place finish in a time of 16:30.87 in the open eight at the Head of the Rock … took seventh-place in the open four-c race at the Head of the Elk … clocked in a time of 16:28.1 in the open eight-a race at the Head of the Elk, which was good for seventh-place.

AS A FRESHMAN: Earned a monogram in her first season with the Irish … named to the 2004 BIG EAST Academic All-Star Team … rowed in the first seat for the Irish second varsity eight crew for the spring season … earned a gold medal at the BIG EAST Rowing Challenge in the grand final … helped crew to a third place finish in all three sessions against Tennessee and Michigan State at the spring season opener … finished runner-up against Duke and third to Michigan and Clemson … came in third in the JV Heat C and second in the JV Petite at the San Diego Crew Classic … finished second behind Michigan State at the Indiana Crew Classic … placed second against Boston University and Northeastern … finished runner-up to Duke in the grand finals at the Central Sprints … in the fall, was a member of the third varsity eight at the Head of the Rock, which placed 12th … also rowed in the novice four at the Head of the Rock, winning the race more than seven seconds ahead of Wisconsin … rowed in the first varsity eight at the Head of the Eagle, placing third.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Was an all-Virginia rower in 2002 at Woodson High School … named an all-metropolitan rower by the Washington Post in 2002 … received the W.T. Woodson Athletic Achievement Award in 2002 … won a gold medal at the 2002 United States Nationals in the women[apos]s junior eight category with Water Street Rowing … was a three-year letterwinner, earning all-city and all-state her junior and senior seasons … team captain as a junior and senior … won a silver medal at the National Capitol Area Scholastic Rowing Championship in 2003 in the women[apos]s four … then won bronze medal at the 2003 Scholastic Rowing Association of America National Championship … a member of National Honor Society, the French Honor Society and the National Art Honor Society … won the Associated Press Scholar Award … one of two children … daughter of Dennis and Ellen Guzik … born Nov. 18, 1984, in Jacksonville, N.C. … enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, majoring in classics … earned Dean[apos]s List honors with a cumulative GPA of 3.6.