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Skylar McSorley
Skylar McSorley
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
San Luis Obispo, Calif.

High School:
San Luis Obispo

Height:
5-10

Birthdate:
03/17/1994

05/18/2014

Hawkeyes Close Season at Big Ten Championships

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

05/13/2014

Hawkeyes Set for Big Ten Championships

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

05/03/2014

Hawkeyes Dominate Tennessee in Regular Season Finale

Iowa topped Tennessee in all 5 regatta events

04/29/2014

Hawkeyes Conclude Regular Season at Tennessee

Carter hopes for a challenge before B1G Championships

04/22/2014

Hawkeyes Clash with Gophers in Big Ten Regatta

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... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar... Academic All-Big Ten... competed in the 2V4+ boat that placed first at Clemson... competed at San Diego Crew Classic in the 1V4+ boat (7:35.63)... competed in finals of San Diego Crew Classic finishing sixth... competed at Iowa's home regatta as a part of 2V4+ helping Iowa finish third behind Louisville and Ohio State... helped Iowa to a runner-up result at the Clemson Invite in 2V4+... in day two of Clemson Invite, helped Iowa to a first place finish (8:05.40)... helped sweep Tennessee in regular season finale winning by 15 seconds over the Vols (7:53.70)... competed at Big Ten Championships on 2V4+ boat finishing sixth (7:55.66).

2012-13... Competed in all three fall events... placed fourth in the 1N8+ at the Head of the Des Moines... placed tenth in the 1N8+ at the Head of the Rock... placed 11th in the 1N8+ at the Head of the Iowa... competed in two spring events... placed second in the 1N8 and helped team take home second place in the final team standings at the Dale England Cup... placed seventh in the 1N8 and helped team take home sixth place in the final team standings at the Big Ten Championships... Named to the 2012-13 Dean's List... letterwinner. Before Iowa... Member of two PAC-7 League volleyball championships... recipient of the teams Most Inspirational Award... three-time academic letter recipient... SLOHS Scholar Athlete, National AP Scholar with Honors... Golden Tiger Award recipient. Personal... Born March 17, 1994 in Las Vegas... daughter of Ty and Julie McSorley... father, Ty, is an Iowa alum... speech and hearing science major... lists all of her former teachers and coaches as the most influential people in her life. Why Iowa... I chose Iowa for its amazing speech and hearing program, and for the opportunity to try something completely new. My favorite aspect of rowing is... The sport's depth and versatility. It requires so much mental and physical strength, endurance, and cohesion as a team. What made you want to become a rower... I walked onto the novice team my freshman year. I wanted to become a rower because I needed a way to stay active since I wasn't playing college volleyball, and my former teammate suggested that I try rowing. I was hooked as soon as I got in a boat for the first time.

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