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Women's Rowing

Sarah Rhoads
Sarah Rhoads

South Elgin, Ill.

High School:
South Elgin




Hawkeyes Close Season at Big Ten Championships

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


Hawkeyes Dominate Tennessee in Regular Season Finale

Iowa topped Tennessee in all 5 regatta events


1st Place Finishes Highlight Clemson Invite Action

1V4+ and 2V4+ boats win with times of 8:01.40 and 8:05.40, respectively


Hawkeyes Complete Day 1 of Clemson Invite

Weather moves session 2 to Sunday morning


Iowa Completes Home Regatta

No. 2 Ohio State shows dominance, wins all races

2013-14... Competed as part of the 1V4+ crew eight times during the 2014 competition season... finished second (6:56.42) in the season-opener at Clemson... placed third (7:35.63) in Group B of its race on the first day and finished sixth (7:56.63) in the finals of the San Diego Crew Classic... finished fourth (7:41.40) in the home opener... took fifth (8:41.30) on day one and first (8:01.40) on the final day of the Clemson Invitational... won the 1V4+ race with a time of 7:39.00 at Tennessee... finished sixth (7:49.300) at the Big Ten Championship at Eagle Creek Park. 2012-13... Competed in all three fall events... placed first in the 1V4+ at the Head of the Des Moines... placed third in the 1V4+ at the Head of the Rock... placed third in the 1V4+ at the Head of the Iowa... competed in all three spring events... qualified for the 1V4+ petite finals and placed third at the San Diego Crew Classic... placed third in the 1V4+ and helped team take home second place in the final team standings at the Dale England Cup... placed fifth in the 1V4+ and helped team take home sixth place at the Big Ten Championships... letterwinner. Before Iowa... Four-year varsity letterwinner for high school swim team... team captain her senior year... team MVP in 2009... three-year sectional team member... letterwinner in softball. Personal... Born September 13, 1991... daughter of Mark and Rebecca Rhoads... human physiology/exercise science major... lists her mother as the most influential person in her life. Why Iowa... I chose Iowa because of the feeling I get when I'm on campus. My favorite aspect of rowing is... being in the last five hundred of a race and the point where you push past the exhaustion and cross the finish line with eight other girls working just as hard as you. What made you want to become a rower... I was actually convinced by my roommate at the time to go to the walk on meeting for rowing. I thought she was crazy and it took a lot of convincing on her part. I eventually went and fell in love with the sport and could not imagine my life without it!

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