Hannah Hites
Hannah  Hites

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fairport Harbor, Ohio

High School:
Fairport Harding

Height:
5-6

Position:
Varsity

05/15/2016

Big Ten Champs! Buckeyes Win Fourth Consecutive Conference Title

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

05/13/2016

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

Buckeyes travel to Indianapolis to face conference rivals

04/23/2016

Buckeyes Sweep Varsity Races vs. Syracuse, MSU

Team has three weeks off prior to the Big Ten championships

04/17/2016

No. 4 Buckeyes Win Five Races on Opening Day of Clemson Invitational

1V8, 2V8 finish the day unbeaten

04/17/2016

Ohio State Wins Four Races on Final Day of Clemson Invitational

1V8, 2V8 finish the weekend unbeaten

05/26/2016

2016 Big Ten Championships

Photos by Trevor Ruszkowski

05/19/2015

2015 B1G Rowing Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton Photography

Athletic Accolades
2015 Big Ten champion (2N8)

2016 (Sophomore)
Helped Second Varsity Four take silver (7:06.82) at the Big Ten Championships to assist Ohio State in its fourth-consecutive conference title … rowed as a member of the 2V4 that defeated No. 16 Syracuse and Michigan State at Griggs Reservoir with a season-best time of 6:58.1 … competed with the Second Varsity Four at the Clemson Invite to finish with a 12-2 record during a three-race weekend with times of 7:45.2, 7:27.0 and 7:37.3 … helped the 2V4 win races over No. 10 Michigan and Michigan State with times of 7:40.1 and 8:17.3 in Princeton, N.J. … won head-to-head race with the 2V4 against Clemson with a time of 7:24.9 at Griggs Reservoir on April 2 … captured wins in the regular-season opener with the 2V4 with times of 8:06.0 and 7:25.5 to defeat No. 3 Brown and No. 6 Yale.

2015 (Freshman)
Rowed as a member of the Second Novice Eight... earned a second-place finish (7:00.16) behind Notre Dame and a victory (6:56.95) over Louisville at the Big Ten/ACC Double Dual on Griggs Reservoir March 28 ... finished second (7:02.5) behind Virginia's 4V8 and third (6:37.1) in two additional races at the Big Ten/ACC Challenge in Charlottesville, Va., April 4 … earned a second-place finish (6:27.77) ahead of Minnesota but behind Wisconsin in the morning session and a win (6:22.57) over both schools in the afternoon at the Big Ten Double Dual on Griggs Reservoir April 11 … captured a win in the regular-season finale at Griggs Reservoir April 25, nearly ten seconds faster (7:01.9) than Syracuse ... Big Ten champion in a time of 7:27.06, securing the first 2N8 title for the Buckeyes in program history.

Prior to Ohio State
Attended Fairport Harding High School … three-year letter winner in volleyball, basketball and softball.

Personal
Daughter of Thomas Hites and Christine DeNicola … has two brothers, Zack and Jake … majoring in psychology … enjoys hanging out with friends, listening to music, reading, kayaking and playing competitive games with her family … plans to attend graduate school for occupational therapy after graduation … lists greatest sports thrill as winning a Big Ten championship last season with a team that is “family”.