Joined the Duke Rowing program in the fall of 2016
2016-17: Member of Duke’s 2V8 squad for every regatta before transitioning to the V8 for the conference championship … Helped Duke win the Carolina Cup with 99 overall points by winning its race in 6:47.3, nearly 10 seconds ahead of second-place Clemson … Blazed through the morning race at the Longhorn Invite, taking the heat in 6:16.643 to earn a place in the A Final … Finished third in the A Final at the Longhorn Invite, clocking a time of 6:31.665 … Placed fifth in the Clemson Invitational A Final with a time of 6:44.582 … The Blue Devils trailed four top-15 teams as they competed against No. 5 Texas (6:36.489), No. 11 Wisconsin (6:38.934), No. 4 Ohio State (6:42.267) and No. 10 Virginia (6:43.664) … Duke eased past No. 15 Syracuse (6:47.842) and No. 20 Indiana (6:49.889) … Earned a trip to the A Final with a second-place performance in its first heat (6:28.847) and third (7:38.351) in the second heat … Won the Dale England Cup race with a time of 6:50.50 to squeak past No. 16 Indiana (6:50.74) and hold off Notre Dame (6:52.50) and San Diego (7:04.57) … Transitioned to the V8 for the final regatta of the season … In the ACC Championship Grand Final, claimed fourth in a loaded race, crossing the line in 6:27.267 … Landed in the Grand Final after claiming second in the morning session’s opening heat with a time of 6:44.743, trailing only Syracuse’s 6:43.756 mark … named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Duke Swimming and Diving
2015-16: Won the 200 breaststroke against Old Dominion and William & Mary (11/7) ... Took fifth in the 200 IM A final at the Nike Cup Invitational ... Added a fifth-place finish in the 200 breaststroke after going 2:16.91 in preliminaries for the sixth-fastest mark in program history ... Also finished ninth in the 100 breaststroke at the same meet, with her finals time of 1:02.83 ranking her eighth on Duke's all-time performance list ... A member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2014-15: Clocked season-best times in the 100 (1:04.99) and 200 breaststroke (2:20.62) and 200 IM (2:06.33) at the Nike Cup Invitational … Duke’s top finisher in the 200 IM at season-ending Carolina College Invitational.
Prior to Duke: World Championships Trials and Summer and Winter Junior Nationals qualifier … Captured state title in 400 IM as freshman ... State highpoint winner … Finished third in 200 breaststroke at sectionals meet as a rookie … Placed sixth in 200 breaststroke and seventh in 100 breaststroke at Junior Nationals her junior year … 100 breaststroke and 200 IM sectionals finalist as a senior … Three-time Academic All-American … NCFCA Speech and Debate Regional finalist.
Personal: Born Abby Lenore Artmann on March 19, 1996 in Nashville, Tenn. … Daughter of Scott and Sandy Artmann … Has three brothers, Hunter, Josh and Sam … Brother, Hunter, currently swims at Texas A&M University.