Chelsea Harpool
Chelsea  Harpool


Orlando, Fla.

High School:

Last College:
Florida State




Buckeyes Win Nine Races to Open Up 2018 Season

Buckeyes will host first of two home regattas next weekend


BLOG: Buckeyes in Bolivia


Five Buckeyes Earn CRCA All-Region Honors

Twenty-two athletes names CRCA Scholar-Athletes


Big Ten Champs! Buckeyes Win Fourth Consecutive Conference Title

1V8, 2V8, 1V4 and 3V4 earn gold medals


No. 3 Ohio State Rows for a Fourth Consecutive B1G Title

Buckeyes travel to Indianapolis to face conference rivals


2016 Big Ten Championships

Photos by Trevor Ruszkowski


2015 B1G Rowing Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton Photography


Ohio State vs. Michigan, Michigan State, Syracuse

Photos by Jeff Mills 4/25/15 at Griggs Reservoir on the Scioto River

Athletic Accolades
Three-time Big Ten champion (3V4 x2, 2V4)

Academic Achievements
CRCA National Scholar-Athlete
Academic All-Big Ten
Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

2017 (Junior)
Rowed as a member of the Second Varsity Eight…  placed first in 2V4 at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 6:58.77 to help the Buckeyes secure their fifth-straight conference title...defeated Harvard at Belleville Lake with a time of 6:38.79...handed No. 1 California’s 2V8 boat their first loss of the year with a time of 6:25.55...closed out the PAC-12 challenge with a win over No. 10 Stanford with a time of 6:29.55...earned wins over No. 13 Iowa and No. 18 Indiana at Lake Lemon in Bloomington, Indiana...defeated No. 20 Duke and Notre Dame on April 15 with a time of 6:32.0...first in a race with six other teams, including two ranked teams, with a time of 6:25.383, on the first day of the Clemson Invite...earned bronze the next day, defeating four teams with a time of 6:42.2.

2016 (Junior)
Won a boat title with the Third Varsity Four (season best – 7:16.63) at the Big Ten Championships to assist Ohio State in winning its fourth-consecutive conference title … member of the 3V4 that knocked off No. 16 Syracuse and Michigan State with a readout of 7:07.4 at the Griggs Reservoir … went 9-2 on day one of the Clemson Invite as a member of the First Varsity Four with times of 7:50.2 and 7:29.3 … member of the 2V4 that defeated No. 10 Michigan and Michigan State with times of 7:40.1 and 8:17.3 in Princeton, N.J. … went 3-1 as a member of the 3V4 at Griggs Reservoir against No. 4 Virginia and Michigan State with times of 7:26.1 and 7:49.0 … rowed as a member of the Third Varsity Four at the season-opening regatta.

2015 (Sophomore)
Rowed with both the Second and Third Varsity Four throughout the season … earned a third-place finish with the 3V4 (7:26.69) against Notre Dame and a second-place finish (7:20.02) against Louisville in the second session on Griggs Reservoir March 28 ... placed third with the 3V4 in a time of (7:45.4) in Charlottesville, Va., April 4 against No. 9 Michigan and No. 4 Virginia in the opening session; earned a second-place finish in the second session with a time of 7:37.9 … claimed first place with the 2V4 over Minnesota (6:59.88) on April 11 at the Big Ten Double Dual in Columbus; dropped a close race to No. 18 Wisconsin (7:12.57) in the second session … went undefeated with the 3V4 at the Clemson Invitational April 18 in Clemson, S.C. … raced with the 3V4 against Michigan, Michigan State, Syracuse at the OSU 2V4 April 25 on Griggs Reservoir … Big Ten champion with the 3V4, finishing more than 13 seconds ahead of top-seeded Wisconsin.

Prior to Ohio State
Rowed at Florida State University as a freshman in 2013-14 ... graduate of Olympia High School.

Daughter of Keith and Melissa Harpool ... has an older brother, Chad ... enjoys reading and playing the guitar ... hopes to pursue missionary work in Haiti and become a social worker after graduation ... majoring in social work.