2014: Posted a victory over Ohio State by nearly a full length of open water in the novice eight (7:31.70 - 7:40.14) (5/3)... Finished first nearly a full length ahead of second-place Penn (7:54.9), and 18 seconds ahead of third-place Louisville as part of the novice eight at the Clemson Invitational (4/19)... Finished first in the novice eight on day two of the Clemson Invite (4/20), finishing six seats ahead of second-place Indiana and besting Syracuse, Oregon State, Washington State, Clemson, and Duke by open water... Novice eight won by a full length over Wisconsin and by open water over Minnesota at Michigan (4/12)... Defeated the Brown novice eight by open water (3/29)... Finished nearly 30 seconds ahead of Rutgers, who edged Boston by two seats in the novice eight race (3/28)... Defeated Duke and Kansas at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational (3/15).
Prior to MSU: Attended Traverse City Central High School in Traverse City, MI ... Four-year varsity letterwinner in soccer ... Earned a varsity letter in cross country and basketball ... Soccer team captain her senior year along with being named All-Conference, All-Region and team MVP ... Second Team All-Conference and All-District Honorable Mention her junior year ... Played soccer with the NorthStar Women's Club team.
Personal: Born Jan. 9, 1995 ... Daughter of Jim and Kathy Hardy ... Plans to major in natural science.