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Gabrielle Watson
Gabrielle Watson

Danville, Ill.

High School:




6 Earn Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Honors

Grastorf named Central 1st Team All-Region as a freshman


Hawkeyes Close Season at Big Ten Championships

Ribar, Subler earn All-Big Ten honors; Watson receives Sportsmanship Award


Hawkeyes Set for Big Ten Championships

Iowa hopes to improve on last year's 6th place finish


Hawkeyes Dominate Tennessee in Regular Season Finale

Iowa topped Tennessee in all 5 regatta events


Hawkeyes Conclude Regular Season at Tennessee

Carter hopes for a challenge before B1G Championships

2013-14... Named Iowa's recipient of the Sportsmanship Award at the Big Ten Championships... CRCA Scholar Athlete... Academic All-Big Ten... Competed as part of the 2V8+ crew eight times during the 2014 competition season... finished second (6:56.42) in the season-opener at Clemson... helped the Hawkeyes qualify for the petite finals with a third place effort (7:02.40) and finish runner-up (6:53.38) in the San Diego Crew Classic finals... placed fourth (6:59.00) in the home opener... finished sixth (7:50.70) and third (7:10.80) on day on a two, respectively, at the Clemson Invitational... defeated Tennessee by two seconds in the regular season finale with a 7:39.00 effort... placed sixth (7:00.950) at the Big Ten Championship at Eagle Creek Park. 2012-13... CRCA Scholar Athlete... competed in two fall events... placed second in the 1V8+ at the Head of the Des Moines... placed third in the 1V8+ at the Head of the Iowa... competed in all three spring events... qualified for the 1V8+ petite finals and placed third at the San Diego Crew Classic... placed second in the 1V8+ and helped team take home second place in the team standings at the Dale England Cup... placed sixth in the 1V8+ and helped team place sixth in the final team standings at the Big Ten Championships... letterwinner. Personal... Born April 22, 1993... daughter of Gregory Watson and Odette Hyatt-Watson... communication sciences and disorders, pre-dentistry major... lists her parents as the most influential people in her life. Why Iowa... I had only been to the state of Iowa once before my first visit to the university. But after my visit, I knew it was going to be my home away from home.

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