Cardinals add three runner-up finishes during opening day of two-day event
2011-12: Spent the season rowing in the second novice eight boat, the varsity four boat and the second varsity four boat ... In the 2N8 boat, she and her crew had a win over Purdue while finishing second to Indiana ... While rowing in the 2V4 boat, she helped crew earn a first-place finish at the SIRA Championship ... At the BIG EAST Championship, she helped crew finish second in the 2V4 boat.
Prior to UofL: Played tennis for four years and was a member of the swim team for two at Christian Academy of Louisville.
Personal: Born on Aug. 20, 1992, in Louisville, Ky. ... Daughter of Debbie and Daniel Coyle ... Has two siblings, Natalee and Carlos ... Majoring in marketing ... Post-college ambition is to attend graduate school ... Hobbies and outside interests include rock climbing, cycling and sushi ... Chose the University of Louisville because of the business school and not being able to see myself being a fan of anything but the Cardinals! ... Says the best thing about the city of Louisville is the sick boathouse and Oishii Sushi! ... Believes the best thing about U of L rowing is our coaches, the incredible passion and love for the sport and their caring for the girls as individuals ... Favorite class is German ... After graduation, she plans to get married and move somewhere out of the country for fashion marketing ... Says her best race was BIG EAST 2012 in Princeton, N.J., when her boat finished second overall ... If she could tell her incoming teammates one thing, it would be to set goals for yourself, on and off the water and always remember, it always seems impossible until its done.