UND Roster

2008-09 Women's Rowing Roster

Tess Fitzpatrick

Height 5'7''
Class Freshman
Hometown St. Louis, MO
High School Westminster Christian Academy

AS A FRESHMAN: Opened up the spring season racing as a member of the second novice eight boat…helped her crew cross the finish line in 8:46.90 to register a second-place finish against Michigan State in the opening race of the spring…rowed with the second novice eight against Indiana and Purdue, helping the boat finish second out of the three boats with a final time of 6:35.90…returned to action at the BIG EAST Championships with the novice eight boat, recording the fastest time in her qualifying heat with a time of 7:24.704…secured the silver medal finish in the grand final with a race time of 7:08.309, a 16-second improvement from the qualifying run…at the South/Central Sprints, earned a fifth-place finish in the petite finals as a member of the novice eight boat (6:42.80)… the boat earned a spot in the finals by finishing the prelim in fourth (6:52.11) and sixth in the semifinal heat (6:43.50)…did not race for the Irish on the fall season.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Excelled as a two-sport athlete at Westminster Christian Academy, lettering four straight years in soccer and twice as a member of the tennis team…helped capture the conference championship in soccer all four years, while individually being selected all-conference her sophomore and junior campaigns and all-city sophomore year as well…tennis team garnered conference gold during her freshman and junior campaigns…a member of the National Honor Society, as well as being elected the president of NHS her senior year…born in Princeton, N.J. on May 27, 1990…daughter of Brian and Anne Knudsan-Fitzpatrick…has one brother, Ryan…enrolled in the First Year of Studies.