UND Roster

2015-16 Women's Rowing Roster

Katie Skorcz


Height 5'8''
Class Senior
Hometown Round Lake, IL
High School Carmel Catholic
Bio

Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business

AS A JUNIOR: 2015 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete choice … all-ACC Rowing Academic Team … appeared for the first time at the 50th Head of the Charles Regatta, rowing with the Notre Dame championship four entry to a ninth place finish in a time of 19:09.609 … raced with the first and second varsity eights during junior campaign … turned in three runner-up performances at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, clocking a top time of 6:09.153 during the final regatta session … defeated No. RV Michigan State with a winning time of 6:36.29 during afternoon racing at the Big Ten/ACC Double Dual … pair of runner-up results at the Lake Natoma Invitational before winning the final heat of the weekend against No. 6 Stanford and Sacramento State with a time of 6:47.00 … claimed a Friday victory with the second varsity eight (7:00.60) at the Dale England Cup … placed second in the first varsity eight grand final (6:28.60) behind eventual team champion Virginia at the ACC Championship … finished in 17th place overall at the NCAA Championship after crossing the finish line in 6:44.901 of the first varsity eight C final on Lake Natoma.

AS A SOPHOMORE: 2014 CRCA National- Scholar Athlete … raced with the first varsity four and second varsity eight during sophomore season … won first race of the season defeating Louisville and West Virginia at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational in a time of 7:22.100 during the morning session … raced to a second place finish behind Virginia (7:28.333) and closed out the weekend with a victory over Duke (7:31.70) … moved to the second varsity eight boat at the Lake Natoma Invitational, collecting three second place finishes … fell to eventual NCAA team champion Ohio State in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, crossing the finish line in 6:48.27 in the Saturday morning session … the Irish second eight was defeated by Michigan in the afternoon session after turning in a time of 6:40.04 … claimed the top spot in the opening race over Indiana at the Dale England Cup (6:24.80) … defeated Alabama in the Saturday morning session with a time of 6:35.70 … finished the Dale England Cup with a win over Rhode Island in 6:37.80 … rowed to a win in preliminary heat two of the ACC Championship with a 6:50.00 clip before finishing third in the grand final race of the second varsity eight (6:44.70) … finished behind Princeton and Stanford in preliminary heat of the NCAA Championship in 6:39.603 … ended the petite eight final in third place with a time of 7:06.847, powering the Notre Dame second eight to a program-best ninth place finish overall.

AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in multiple boats for the Irish … started in the first novice four at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational and won race against Buffalo with a time of 8:31.90 on first day … on second day, moved into the third varsity four B-team lineup and finished third at an 8:30.20 pace … on final day, competed with first novice eight crew and won both races, beating out defending NCAA champion Virginia in the first race with a time of 7:15.20 before moving on to beat Louisville and Miami in 7:18.00 … stayed with the first novice eight team at Michigan State … won first race in 7:26.00 and beat the host Spartans in the afternoon with a time of 7:44.90 … appeared with the first novice eight team again at the Ohio State Invitational … came in second in both races to Michigan … competed with the A-team of the first novice eight crew at the fifth annual Dale England Cup … won first two races before falling behind host Indiana with a time of 8:09.8 … won grand final race in the third varsity eight boat at the BIG EAST Championship with a 7:18.864 mark.

PREP AND PERSONAL: was a member of the Varsity Cheerleading squad at Carmel Catholic High School, earning a varsity letter all four years … as a senior, led her team to first place at the Stevenson High School Competition, second place at the Sectional Competition and 13th place at the IHSA State Cheerleading competition … as a junior, squad placed second at the Stevenson High School Competition, fifth at the Cheer Sectional Competitions, and 24th at the IHSA State Cheerleading competition … as a sophomore, her team earned first place at the Wauconda High School cheer competition … is a member of the Leadership Institution … daughter of Mark and Shari … Mark is a Notre Dame graduate from the class of 1983 … has two sisters, Maria and Allison … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as an accountancy major.