UND Roster

2009-10 Women's Rowing Roster

Maura Newell

Height 5'8''
Class Freshman
Hometown Seattle, WA
High School Seattle Preparatory School

AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed entirety of spring season with the novice eight boat … captured both heats in the opening regatta against Buffalo, posting times of 5:26.0 and 5:30.5, respectively … finished in third against Michigan and Michigan State, completing the course in 7:07.8 … defeated Indiana, Buffalo, Purdue and Eastern Michigan the following day, posting a mark of 7:49.9 … finished second against USC in the morning race after stopping the clock at 7:20.36 and UCLA in the afternoon session with a mark of 8:12.67 … won prelim heat at BIG EAST Championships in a time of 7:26.996, before capturing the grand final in a pace of 7:32.732 … earned a bid in the grand final at the Central/South Sprints, ending in sixth place with a final time of 7:00.76 … started the fall season at the Head of the Rock Regatta, competing in the novice eight race … her crew was able to finish in eighth place (out of 15 boats), completing the course in 18:59.52 … raced in a time trial with a novice eight crew at Notre Dame[apos]s home meet, finishing in a time of 16:02.20 … the following day, raced in flight two of novice eight competition, earning a third-place result with the Notre Dame ‘B’ boat, recording a final time of 15:14.90 … named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Played soccer for Seattle Preparatory School as a defenseman/midfielder, lettering three times … was a member of the National Honor Society as well as ACE (architecture, construction, engineering) … born in Seattle, Wash. on January 11, 1991 … daughter of Thomas and Leslie Newell … has two siblings, Mick and Kelsey … enrolled in the First Year of Studies.