Women's Rowing

Sami Jurofsky


Westport, Conn.

High School:



Sami  Jurofsky


No. 1 Ohio State Wins All Six Races Saturday in Regular Season Finale

Buckeyes have two weekends off prior to the Big Ten championships


Ohio State's First Varsity Eight Named B1G Boat of the Week

1V8 finishes 3-0 over the weekend to win second weekly award of the season


No. 1 Buckeyes Finish 5-0 on Final Day at Clemson

Ohio State wins 12 of 15 races over two days of competition


No. 1 OSU Wins Seven Races on Day 1 at Clemson

Buckeyes finish first or second in all 10 contests


Top-ranked Buckeyes Earn Eight Wins at Big Ten Double Dual

Buckeyes' 1V8 and 2V8 remain undefeated in 2015


Ohio State vs. Michigan, Michigan State, Syracuse

Photos by Jeff Mills

4/25/15 at Griggs Reservoir on the Scioto River

Athletic Accolades
2014 NCAA champion (2V8)
Two-time Big Ten champion (2V4)

2014 (Junior Season):
Coxswain for the First and Second Varsity Four and Second Varsity Eight throughout the season … placed second with the first varsity four behind Michigan at Griggs Reservoir on March 29 … finished second to No. 9 Michigan (7:19.08) but ahead of No. 11 Stanford in the first session of the Oregon State Classic at Dexter Lake in Lowell, Ore.; placed first (7:17.20) over Michigan, Stanford, Oregon State and Duke during the second session … claimed first place (7:28.8) over No. 19 Louisville, Indiana and Iowa at the Big Ten Challenge April 12 in Iowa City, Iowa … captured a win over No. 9 Notre Dame (7:34.4-7:43.75) and placed second (7:28.5) to No. 4 Virginia at the Big Ten/ACC Challenge April 19 in Ann Arbor, Mich. … 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. … captured the second varsity four’s second-consecutive conference title in a time of 7:34.32 at the 2014 Big Ten Championships at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind. … captured the second varsity eight’s second-consecutive NCAA championship with a first-place finish (6:59.43) at the 2014 NCAA Championships at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind.

2013 (Sophomore Season): Coxswain for the First, Second and Third Varsity Four throughout the season ... opened the season with the First Varsity Four and a second-place finish (7:57.8) to No. 13 Brown at Carnegie Lake, N.J. on March 30 ... earned two wins at the OSU Invitational April 6 at Griggs Reservoir; the first over Tennessee (8:09.50-8:34.83) and the second over No. 13 Notre Dame (8:16.87-8:29.47) ... captured a first-place finish (7:43.8) with the Third Varsity Four at the Big Ten Duals April 13 in Ann Arbor, Mich., defeating Michigan and Indiana ... earned two wins at the Clemson Invitational at Lake Hartwell in Clemson, S.C. April 20-21, both over Virginia `A', Virginia `B', Duke, Louisville and Indiana in times of 7:43.0 and 7:19.7, respectively ... placed second (8:05.69) to No. 8 Harvard-Radcliffe at Griggs Reservoir May 4 ... captured a bronze medal with the Second Varsity Four after finishing third (7:39.88) behind Michigan and Wisconsin at the 2013 Big Ten Championships.

2012 (Freshman Season): Started the season as coxswain with the First Varsity Four ... crew defeated Notre Dame (7:25.60-7:49.13) at Griggs Reservoir on March 24 ... coxed the Second Varsity Four to wins over No. 19 Clemson and No. 2 Virginia at Griggs Reservoir (April 28) with times of 7:48.81 and 7:18.10, respectively ... led the Second Varsity Four to a Big Ten championship, crossing the line in 7:12.916.

Prior to Ohio State: Member of Saugatuck Rowing Club for three years ... coxswain for boy's varsity eight.

Personal: Daughter of Howard Jurofsky and Hyleri Katzenberg ... has six siblings, Carleigh, Jameson, Michael, Adam, Andrew and Isabella ... plans to work in broadcast communications after completion of undergraduate studies ... lists crossing the finish line in first at the Big Ten championships and being awarded the Big Ten medal as her greatest sports thrill ... was on an NBC primetime show with her family in 2009 called "The Great American Road Trip."

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