Ribar, Subler earn All-Big Ten honors; Watson receives Sportsmanship Award
Iowa hopes to improve on last year's 6th place finish
Iowa topped Tennessee in all 5 regatta events
Carter hopes for a challenge before B1G Championships
Iowa looks to contend in head-to-head competition
2013-14... Member of the 2V4+ that earned Big Ten Boat of the Week recognition following the season-opener at Clemson... helped the 2V4+ accomplish win events at the season-opener hosted by Clemson (7:40.60), in day two of the Clemson Invitational (8:05.40) and at Tennessee in the regular season finale (7:53.70) by 35 seconds... posted a runner-up result (8:49.10) in day one of the Clemson Invitational and a third place finish (8:09.20), 15 seconds ahead of Indiana, at the home opener at Lake MacBride... ended the year with a sixth place result (7:55.662), more than eight seconds ahead of seventh place Michigan State, at the Big Ten Championships at Eagle Creek Park.
Before Iowa... Two-time swimming state qualifier, two-time tennis state qualifier and four-time state track and field qualifier... holds the Glenbard South school record in the 50 free... member of the Key Club... involved in newspaper and band.
Personal... Born in August 1995... daughter of Margaret and Jerry Gniatczyk... health and human physiology major.
Why Iowa... I chose the University of Iowa for its academics and atmosphere. It feels like home.
What made you want to become a rower... It is such a beautiful sport to watch, and I knew right away that it was what I wanted to do.