UND Roster

2008-09 Women's Rowing Roster

Kendra Short

Height 5'10''
Class Senior
Hometown Everett, WA
High School Cascade

AS A JUNIOR: First-year member of the varsity eight boat … rowed in the varsity eight gold boat that placed first, second and third versus Northeastern … part of the varsity eight that finished first against UCLA (8:38.0) at the Pac-10 Challenge … helped varsity eight crews to first and second-place finishes versus Michigan State … won the Indiana Invite in the varsity eight with a time of 6:25.0 … part of the varsity eight that recorded two first-place finishes and a third-place finish at the Charles River Challenge … won the gold medal with varsity eight at the BIG EAST Championship … guided the varsity eight to a second place finish in the Petite Final at the Central/South Region Championships (6:47.70) … member of the eighth-place varsity eight crew at Head of the Rock … at Cal-Sag helped Notre Dame varsity to a 14th place finish (16:41.10) out of 22 entries … earned a third-place finish in the varsity eight final D fleet behind Michigan State and Wisconsin … earned second monogram with the program.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not see spring action for Notre Dame … won varsity four boat competition at the Head of the Rock, finishing first in a 21-boat race.

AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed throughout the fall in the second varsity eight boat … led that crew to a sixth-place finish in the Petite Final of the second varsity eight race at the NCAA Championships and 12th-place overall with a time of 8:01.96 as Notre Dame finished ninth overall in team standings … guided her second varsity eight boat to first-place finish at Lubbers Cup with a winning time of 7:14.52 … earned victory in the Petite Final at San Diego Crew Classic posting a time of 6:56.00 … won gold medal at BIG EAST Championship with a time of 6:39.62 en route to Irish capturing their third consecutive team title … earned a fifth-place finish in the Grand Final at the Central/South Region Championship … at the Notre Dame Invitational, she raced in the varsity four and finished sixth in a time of 16:58.0 where she sat in the first seat … collected a 10th-place finish (17:22.31) in the open four-a at the Head of the Elk.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Collected 4 letters in her high school career, three in rowing and one in volleyball, while also participating in track and field … had an undefeated senior season as a member of the nationally ranked regional champion rowing team … competed at 2005 USRowing National Youth Invitational where her Everett Rowing Association boat finished second win women[apos]s eight race with a time of 7:06.03 … won 1st place at the Brentwood [apos]05 and Windemere Cup in Seattle [apos]05 and Husky Invite [apos]05 … won 2nd place at Nationals [apos]05, Windemere [apos]04 and Head of Lake [apos]05 … former competitive figure skater for ten years and was a member of the Synchronized Skating Team and went to Nationals … member of National Honor Society, was a student athletic trainer and a Special Olympics volunteer … daughter of Joel and Barbara Short … has one brother … born October 1, 1986 in Edmonds, Wash. … enrolled as an American Studies major in the College of Arts and Letters.