Baustian, Hartman earn All-Big Ten honors; Ribar receives Sportsmanship Award
Iowa builds momentum with strong efforts in semifinal action on day 1
The Hawkeyes will compete for the conference title
The Hawkeyes collect four 1st place finishes
The Hawkeyes will take on Tennessee and UCF
2014-15... Competed with the 3V8+ crews against Indiana and Kansas in the fall... competed with the 2V4+ crew at the Nordic Nine, the Big Ten Double Dual... competed with the 1V4+ crew at the B1G/Big 12 Challenge, against Tennessee, and the Big Ten Championships... helped the team finish second at the B1G/Big 12 Challenge... helped the 1V4+ crew to finish fourth, just over five seconds behind the second-place Michigan (07:58.903) at the Big Ten Championships... helped the team to a sixth place finish, the second highest scoring performance at the Big Ten Championships in program history, and the highest since 2003.
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.
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.