|Hometown:||North Grosvenordale, Conn.|
for the novice eight at the 40th Schuylkill Regatta (Oct. 30) as
the team tied for first out of 39 teams for the points
trophy…member of the varsity eight for all 10 spring
regattas…rowed for the varsity eight that defeated Simmons
(April 3) in a dual-race, placed first against Boston College and
Connecticut to win the Irving-Christensen Cup (April 17), defeated
UMass (April 23) in a dual-race, placed fourth at the Patriot
League Championship (April 24) and finished fifth at the New
England Championship (April 30)…named to the Patriot League
Academic Honor Roll.
Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the rowing team at the Pomfret School for coaches Vanessa Thorne and Allison Kaufman…captain in 2010…won the 2009 Daentl Oarswoman Award…team was invited to the New England Championship in 2008 and 2009…also a member of the cross country team for two seasons…nominated to the National Society of High School Scholars in 2009…earned United States Achievement Academy National Honor Student recognition.
Personal: Daughter of Gary and Anne Alves…father played football at Southern Connecticut State…has one brother (Christopher) and one sister (Danielle)…a Religious Studies and Sociology major.