Women's Rowing

Anna Gackowski

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Midland Park, N.J.

High School:
Midland Park

Height:
5-8

Anna  Gackowski

04/20/2013

No. 4 Ohio State Claims 10 Wins at Clemson Invitational Saturday

Buckeyes post 14 Top 3 finishes throughout two sessions

04/18/2013

No. 4 Ohio State Travels to South Carolina for Clemson Invitational

Buckeyes will face five ranked teams at regatta

04/13/2013

No. 4 Ohio State Claims Five Wins at Big Ten Duals

Buckeyes sweep varsity races against No. 13 Michigan, Michigan State and Indiana

04/06/2013

No. 4 Ohio State Captures Nine Wins at OSU Invitational

Buckeyes sweep Tennessee and Notre Dame in varsity competition

04/04/2013

No. 4 Ohio State Hosts OSU Invitational Saturday

Buckeyes face two ranked teams in first home regatta of the season

2014 (Sophomore Season): Rowed as a member of the Second Varsity Eight, Second Varsity Four and First Varsity Four throughout the season … earned Big Ten Boat of the Week honors (April 1) with the second varsity eight … opened the season with a win (6:30.42) over No. 12 Michigan at Griggs Reservoir March 29 … captured a win (6:32.10) over No. 11 Stanford and a second-place finish at the Oregon State Classic April 5 in Lowell, Ore. … placed first (7:55.2) over No. 19 Louisville, Iowa and Indiana with the second varsity four at the Big Ten Challenge April 12 in Iowa City, Iowa … earned a win over No. 9 Notre Dame (7:31.9-7:52.15) in the first session of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge at Belleville Lake in Ann Arbor, Mich. … placed second (7:20.01) behind No. 4 Virginia in the second session … defeated Michigan State (7:33.40-7:40.34) and No. 17 Louisville (7:59.08-8:21.66) May 3 at Belleville Lake in Ann Arbor, Mich., with the first varsity four … captured the boat’s third-consecutive conference title at the 2014 Big Ten Championships at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind., with a time of 7:27.30 … finished first in the Petite Final (7:53.05) and seventh overall at the 2014 NCAA Championships at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind.


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.

Prior to Ohio State: Four-year member of River Rowing Association (2008-12) ... N.J. State Champion in Women's 2V (2011) ... placed third in U.S. Rowing Mid-Atlantic Championships in Women's 2V (2012) ... competed at U.S. Rowing Youth Nationals in the Women's 2V (2012).

Personal: Daughter of Roman and Roberta ... has two siblings, Catherine and Mary Claire ... plans to attend medical school for either pediatric medicine or pediatric dentistry upon completion of undergraduate studies ... enjoys reading, traveling and yoga ... lists greatest sports thrill as winning the 2013 Big Ten Championships in the first novice eight.

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