2008 (Sophomore Season) – Rowed in bow of First Varsity Eight, including in crew’s runner-up finish in Grand Final in Big Ten championship (May 3) ... that second-place finish propelled Buckeyes to ninth-consecutive Top 3 team finish in league championship since Big Ten Conference began sponsoring rowing in 2000 ... Petite Final win at Central/South Region Sprints (May 17-18) was instrumental in Ohio State earning its ninth-consecutive team bid and 10th overall appearance in NCAA championships in Rancho Cordova, Calif. ... 1V8 had best performance of regular season at Big Ten Challenge (April 19), recording a 2-0 record against Iowa and Wisconsin ... Buckeyes raced past Hawkeyes, 6:54.9-7:05.4 and beat Badgers by about five seconds ... led U-23 Italian team to a gold medal in the 2008 World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Brandenburg, Germany.
2007 (Freshman Season) – Rowed in First Varsity Eight ... opened season defeating No. 1 and defending national champion Princeton ... finished second in NCAA championships Grand Final to help Buckeyes to a third-place team finish, best in program history... placed second in Grand Final at Central/South Region Sprints en route to Buckeyes’ fifth-consecutive regional title ... won four races at ACC/Big Ten Duals, upsetting No. 2 Virginia ... had 45-6 overall record and 7-1 mark in duals ... Big Ten Boat of the Week March 26 and April 2.
Prior to Ohio State – Participated in World Junior Championships for Italy ... won gold medal in 2005 and 2006 Italian Championships ... won gold medal at the World Championships in 2005.
Personal – Daughter of Franz and Cornelia ... enjoys traveling, jogging and swimming ... biggest sports thrill was the final race in the 2005 Junior World Championships.