UND Roster

2014-15 Women's Rowing Roster

Rose Doerfler

Height 5'10''
Class Senior
Hometown Pittsburgh, PA
High School Oakland Catholic

AS A SENIOR: 2015 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete … all-ACC Academic Rowing Team … joined classmates Anna Kottkamp and Ailish Sheehan as the first rowers in program history to make four consecutive NCAA Championship appearances … member of the Notre Dame championship four entry at the 50th Head of the Charles Regatta, finishing in ninth place after logging a time of 19:09.609 … raced with the first varsity four, second varsity four and second varsity eight during senior campaign … rowed with the runner-up second varsity eight (6:13.744) on the opening morning of the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational … finished the regatta in a runner-up effort (6:42.851) with the first varsity four … second varsity four crossed the finish line in 7:16.62 for second place against No. 1 Ohio State at the Big Ten/ACC Double Dual … moved to the first varsity four for an afternoon victory at the regatta over No. RV Michigan State (7:19.09) … claimed three runner-up finishes against ranked opponents with the first varsity four at the Lake Natoma Invitational … rowed with the victorious second varsity eight (7:00.60) on the opening night of the Dale England Cup … placed second in the grand final of the second varsity eight (6:36.60) at the 2015 ACC Championship … second eight finished in 17th place at the NCAA Championship after clocking a C final time of 7:02.703.

2014 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete selection … opened the fall season in the bow seat of the seventh place Notre Dame entry with a time of 19:22.544 in the women’s championship four at the Head of the Charles regatta … rowed with the Irish second varsity eight during junior season … won first race at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational in 6:37.700 before finishing second behind ACC foe Virginia in 6:42.513 … came back to win final race against fellow ACC member Duke in 6:48.700 to close the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite … finished behind West Coast foes Southern California, Stanford, and California at the Lake Natoma Invitational … fell behind eventual NCAA team champion Ohio State in the first race of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge (6:32.06) … pulled in ahead of Indiana and Alabama in the first two races of the Dale England Cup … closed the weekend with a win over Rhode Island, pulling in with a 6:37.80 clip to help Notre Dame to its second straight Dale England Cup team championship … the second eight finished first in the second preliminary heat at the ACC Championship with a 6:50.00 readout … came in third place in the ACC grand final race with a time of 6:44.70 … rowed to a third place finish (6:39.603) in the preliminary heat of the NCAA Championship … claimed the top spot in the repechage heat two with a 6:36.450 finish … finished the season with a third place finish in the petite final, crossing the finish line in 7:06.847 to give the Irish second varsity eight a ninth place result overall at the NCAA Championship.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Named a 2013 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete … competed in the fall in the women’s championship eight boat at the Head of the Charles Regatta … finished 12th in the 20-team field with a time of 17:21.23 … competed in the second varsity eight boat during the spring season … at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational, finished ahead of Duke, Kansas and Buffalo in opening race before slotting into second behind defending NCAA Champion Virginia … placed first in final race of the event with a time of 6:53.40 … won both races at Michigan State, finishing ahead of the host Spartans by six seconds … crossed the finish line ahead of Michigan at the Ohio State Invitational, before taking runner-up honors behind eventual NCAA champion Ohio State with a time of 7:32.75 … posted a pair of second-place results at the Lake Natoma Invitational before surging ahead of Wisconsin and Washington State in the third race of the weekend … won all three races at the fifth annual Dale England Cup, defeating Alabama, Iowa and host Indiana … finished first in the grand final race at the BIG EAST Championship with a time of 7:04.071 … crossed in third place in the preliminary heat at the NCAA Championship with a 7:15.092 mark … in the first repechage heat, placed second behind Yale with a time of 7:27.079 … finished sixth behind UCLA in the A/B semifinal race before concluding the regatta in 12th place, posting a time of 6:38.007 in the petite final … earned a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN: Competed with the second varsity eight boat for the Irish … earned first monogram … named BIG EAST Crew of the Week (March 29) … won all three of her races at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite, beating Alabama (6:43.60), Minnesota and Kansas (6:33.00), and Tennessee (6:29.60) … competed against Ohio State while posting a time of 6:44.25 … beat Indiana, Louisville, and Purdue with a time of 6:34.66 … rowed to victory over Clemson (6:42.50), and Penn and San Diego (6:50.20) at the Virginia Invite, while placing second to Virginia by 1.8 seconds in the second race of the day (6:48.80) … finished second against USC (6:40.10), but rallied later in the day to defeat Stanford with a time of 6:37.80 at the Stanford Women’s Invitational … qualified for the second varsity eight grand final with a 22 second victory over Louisville (6:40.10) at the BIG EAST Invite, then defeated them again in the grand final with a time of 6:47.40 … won by nine seconds in the prelims of the BIG EAST Championship (6:30.830) … finished with a victory at the BIG EAST Championship in the second varsity eight grand final, beating rivals Syracuse, Louisville and Connecticut with a time of 6:40.703 … went to the NCAA Championships with the second varsity eight boat, placing fifth (7:00.60) in the prelims, and fourth (7:01.08) in the repechage to qualify for the third final … won the third final behind a 6:47.00 time, beating Cornell, Michigan State and Harvard to conclude 13th overall among the 16-boat field.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Competed in cross-country, swimming and crew while attending Oakland Catholic High School in Pittsburgh, Pa. … took part in both crew and swimming each of four years, earning two letters in crew and three in swimming … also participated in cross country freshman through junior years, earning two varsity letters … named a National Merit Finalist … recipient of the Harvard Book Award and Rachel Carson Book Award in ’10 … named class valedictorian … member of the National Honors Society … earned recognition on Highest Honor Roll every grading quarter … graduated with a degree in chemical engineering from the College of Engineering.