Cardinals serve as host school at event held at Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, Tenn.
2011-12: Named Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association National Scholar-Athlete ... Chosen as team's Cardinal Pride Award winner by teammates ... Spent the season in the varsity eight boat ... Earned first-place finishes against Duke, Dayton, Alabama, Kansas, and Georgetown ... Rowed to a third-place finish at the BIG EAST Championship.
2010-11: Academic honors include Dean's List, AD Honor Roll and Red & Black Scholar ... Spent the full spring racing season in the second varsity eight boat ... Crew earned a victory over Kansas State and was second at the BIG EAST Championship ... Also had wins over Boston University, Northeastern and Syracuse.
Prior to UofL: Earned bronze at Oak Ridge ... Earned silver at Hoover ... Earned gold at Midwest ... Placed 17th at Nationals ... Won Rower of the Year award for Clermont High School Crew in 2010 ... Also lettered in basketball three years and volleyball one year at Milford High School.
Personal: Born Aug. 14, 1992, in Cincinnati, Ohio ... Daughter of Gary and Cindy Van Syoc ... Has one brother Matt ... Majoring in communication ... Post-college ambition is to become involved in sports broadcasting and start a family ... Hobbies and outside interests include sports, fishing, music and food ... Chose the University of Louisville because she wanted to branch out ... Believes best thing about the city of Louisville is the opportunities that the city holds... Favorite class is communication ... Plans to become a sports broadcaster or sports writer after graduation ... Says best race was winning the gold at Midwest 2010 in a 4x ... Wants to tell incoming teammates to live every moment.