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Sarah Powell
Sarah Powell

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Park Ridge, Ill.

High School:
Maine South

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:
03/03/1995

2013-14... Competed as part of the 1N8+ crew three times during the 2014 competition season... finished fourth (7:25.90) in the home opener... recorded a win at Tennessee as they beat the Lady Vols by 24.5 seconds... helped the Hawkeyes to a sixth place finish (7:28.030) at the Big Ten Championship at Eagle Creek Park.

Before Iowa... Member of high school's softball team... awarded for outstanding performance in Spanish from 2009-2012.. Northwestern University's Midwest Academic Talent Search Recognition Award winner... honored for academic excellence in United States History... Prairie State Achievement Award winner for mathematics... member of Key Club, Adventure Club, and Freshmen Student Council.

Personal... Born March 3, 1995... daughter of Brian and Suzanne Powell... mathematics major.

Why Iowa... I chose the University of Iowa because of all the opportunities presented to me here. I fell in love with the campus right away and lived everything about it.

My favorite aspect of rowing is... The challenge that it represents and the therapeutic effect it has on me.

What made you want to become a rower... I am always willing to try something new and I like to keep active. I wouldn't consider rowing a traditional sport and I like that about it. It was a no-experience type thing which was the determining factor in my trying out for the sport.

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