Hometown: Cape May, NJ
FRESHMAN (2012-13): Sunshine State Conference All-Freshman/Novice Team ... Rowed on Varsity 8 that placed second at NCAA Championships ... Member of 8 that was named SSC Boat of Year ... Helped Barry win Varsity 8 titles at Dad Vail Regatta, Knecht Cup and SSC Championships ... Rowed in 8 that won 14 of 16 races, including seven finals wins.
HIGH SCHOOL: Member of Holy Spirit High rowing team that finished second at New Jersey state championships ... Holy Spirit advanced to national regatta ... The Spartans advanced to semifinals of Stotesbury Cup Regatta ... Holy Spirit placed second at county championships ... Earned eight varsity letters in rowing and swimming.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Bill and Judy Desmond ... Dad swam for Lemoyne College ... Graphic design major.