UND Roster

2009-10 Women's Rowing Roster

Meghan Vertovec

Height 5'7''
Class Freshman
Hometown LaGrange Park, IL
High School Lyons Township

AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed with the novice eight before moving to the open four at the Central/South Sprints during the spring season … started the campaign with a pair of race victories against Buffalo, posting times of 5:26.0 and 5:30.5 … placed third against Michigan and Michigan State after stopping the clock at 7:07.8 … defeated Indiana, Buffalo, Purdue and Eastern Michigan the following day after crossing the line at 7:49.9 … finished second against USC with a time of 7:20.36 in the morning races, then earned a runner-up result against UCLA with a clip of 8:12.67 … earned the prelim heat victory at the BIG EAST Championships with a pace of 7:26.996 before winning the grand final in a time of 7:32.732 … switched over to the open four boat at Central/South Sprints, advancing to the petite final and finishing fifth with a time of 7:46.32 … opened the fall season by competing in the novice eight race at the Head of the Rock Regatta, helping her boat capture eighth with a final time of 18:59.52 … raced in a novice eight time trial from the St. Joseph River, completing it in a time of 16:02.20 … as a member of the Notre Dame ‘B’ boat, finished in third place of flight two of the novice eight race against Indiana, Iowa and Michigan State with a time of 15:14.90 … named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Participated in swimming while at Lyons Township High School, competing in the sprint, butterfly and freestyle races … was a four-year letterwinner, along with being an all-conference, all-state and all-american award winner during her junior and senior years … set school record in the 200 medley relay during senior season and also finished fifth in state in that event … member of the National Honor Society and also served as school newspaper editor … born in Downers Grove, Ill. on November 17, 1990 … daughter of Tom and Karen Vertovec … has two siblings, Katie and Michael … enrolled in the First Year of Studies.