UND Roster

2007-08 Women's Rowing Roster

Julie Sobolewski

Height 5'9''
Class Senior
Hometown Haddonfield, NJ
High School Haddonfield Memorial

AS A SENIOR: Three-year member of varsity eight crew … named to the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) All-Central Region second team … rowed with the varsity eight boat at the Pac-10 Challenge that defeated UCLA with a time of 7:25.1 … sat in varsity eight boat that raced against Michigan State winning one of two races … helped the varsity eight crew to a first-place finish at the Indiana Invite in a time of 6:25.0 … finished first in two of three races at the Charles River Challenge with the varsity eight … rowed in the varsity eight boat that raced to a first-place finish in the Grand Final of the BIG EAST Championships (6:43.60) … helped the varsity eight reach the Petite Finals of the Central/South Region Championships, taking home a second-place finish (6:47.70) … started the spring season with the varsity eight blue boat, winning two of three races … rowed as a member of the second place crew at Head of the Rock out of 23 entrants … was a member of the eighth place crew competing at the Cal-Sag Regatta and later went on to bring home victory in the varsity eight final B with a winning time of 6:58.534 … three-year monogram winner.

AS A JUNIOR: Rowed with the varsity eight boat for the second straight year … sat in the varsity eight crew at the NCAA Championships, reaching the Petite Final … rowed with the varsity eight boat at the Central/South Region Championships, recording a time of 6:34.68 to finish third in the Grand Final … won varsity eight boat competition at the BIG EAST Championships, posting a 6:31.85 time which helped the Irish to the team championship … sat with varsity eight boat for a win over Virginia, Princeton, and George Washington (6:19.1) … helped the varsity eight crew sweep the Windemere Classic with wins over California, Stanford, and UCLA with times of 7:04.46, 7:17.03, and 6:46.50, respectively … placed second in varsity eight boat competition behind Clemson, beating out Michigan State and Michigan (6:54.40) … scored first victory of the season against Alabama and Cincinnati, posting a 6:38.31 time … rowed against Tennessee and Minnesota with the varsity eight boat … placed first in varsity four boat and fourth in varsity eight boat competition at the Head of the Rock … earned her second monogram with the program.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Key member of Notre Dame[apos]s varsity eight crew that produced the most successful season in school history … one of three rowers to earn All-America honors as a second-team selection by the CRCA … also one was of a record four Irish rowers to earn first-team all-Central Region honors … helped crew to fifth-place finish in final CRCA/US Rowing Poll … produced top finish in school history at NCAAs as the Irish boat won the Petite Final in 6:47.54 to take seventh overall … the finish helped Notre Dame to a ninth-place finish in final team standings in first-ever appearance as a team … led boat to first win of the season at the Lubbers Cup in the winning time of 6:25.44 … finished a program-best fourth in the Grand Final of the Jessop-Whittier Cup at the San Diego Crew Classic with a time of 6:58.66 … was victorious in two of three races at Indiana Classic … won gold medal in Grand Final at BIG EAST Championships in the winning time of 6:39.62 … copped program[apos]s first-ever gold medal in varsity eight race of Central/South Region Championship as the Irish posted a winning time of 6:26.00 … rowed in the eighth seat of the varsity eight boat throughout the spring season … in first race of the fall season placed fifth in a time of 14:23.8, at the Notre Dame Invitational … captured a victory in the open eight-b clocking in at 14:45.41 at the Head of the Elk.

AS A FRESHMAN: Member of the novice eight during 2004-2005 … capped the season finishing seventh at the Central/South Region Sprints … second place finish at the BIG EAST Championships … victorious over Yale (6:50.8) … first place against Indiana and Purdue in a time of 6:56.8 … defeated Cincinnati… stroke seat in the boat that finished first (7:19.49) in the Collegiate Petite Final at the San Diego Crew Classic … finished second versus Tennessee. Rowed in the three seat for the novice in the fall … captured eighth out of 30 boats in a time of 18:24.69 in the novice eight at the Head of the Rock … placed 32nd in a time of 18:11.45 in the open eight at the Head of the Rock … also competed twice at the Head of the Elk … novice eight-a boat earned a fourth-place finish after posting a time of 17:03.1 … also collected a sixth-place showing in the open eight-c in a time of 17:26.0.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Earned an impressive twelve varsity letters by participating in soccer, basketball and track and field at Haddonfield Memorial High School … earned all-conference honors four times and named team captain and MVP her senior season …won New Jersey[apos]s Colonial Conference title as a senior … as captain of her basketball team, led team to a conference, regional, and state championship … three time all-conference selection in basketball … had undefeated seasons and won the conference championship all four seasons in track … won the state championship in shot put and named team captain in her final season … three-time all-conference selection in track and field … a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council, Operation Smile and Peer Leadership … one of Dennis and Susan Sobolewski[apos]s three children … father attended Notre Dame … born Aug. 3, 1985 in Camden, N.J. … graduated with a degree in design from the College of Arts and Letters.