Women's Rowing

Anna Ralph


Loveland, Ohio

High School:


Anna Ralph

2013 (Freshman Season): Rowed as a member of the first novice eight in every race of the season ... opened the season with a fourth-place finish (7:45.3) at No. 3 Princeton with No. 13 Brown at Carnegie Lake, N.J. March 30 ... claimed two third-place finishes at the OSU Invitational at Griggs Reservoir April 6, both to Michigan and Notre Dame in times of 7:47.82 and 7:50.52, respectively ... placed second behind Michigan (6:58.8-7:01.1) at the Big Ten Duals April 13 at Belleville Lake in Ann Arbor, Mich., ... captured two first-place finishes at the Clemson Invitational at Lake Hartwell in Clemson, S.C. April 20-21; the first over Virginia, Oklahoma, UCF and Louisville in 6:58.2 and the second over Clemson, Texas, Penn, UCF and Miami in 6:45.0 ... placed second (7:17.00) to No. 8 Harvard-Radcliffe May 4 at Griggs Reservoir ... captured a first-place finish and gold medal at the 2013 Big Ten Championships after crossing the line in 7:06.90 ahead of second-place Wisconsin and third-place Michigan ... OSU Scholar-Athlete.

Prior to Ohio State: Three-year member of the Loveland High tennis team under coach Jeff Sharpless ... also played lacrosse under coach Art Jarvis and ran cross country under coach Deb Pomerov.

Personal: Daughter of Bill and Mary ... has two siblings, Emily and Michael ... sister, Emily, was a former member of the Ohio State Rowing Team (2010-12) ... plans to pursue a career in engineering or medicine after graduation ... member of Women in Engineering ... enjoys reading and running ... lists greatest sports thrill as winning the 2013 Big Ten Championships both as a team and as a member of the first novice eight.

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