Sandra Dinter
Sandra  Dinter


Nidderau, Germany

High School:




First Varsity Eight Wins Title, Buckeyes Finish Second Overall

Ohio State becomes first team in NCAA history to win three-consecutive 1V8 championships


No. 2 Ohio State Advances All Crews to NCAA Grand Finals

2V8 wins semifinal heat; 1V8 and 1V4 collect runner-up finishes


No. 2 Buckeyes Place All Three Crews in NCAA A/B Semifinals

1V8 and 2V8 win first-round heats, 1V4 collects runner-up finish


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 NCAA Championships

Photos by Noah Dutton


2016 Big Ten Championships

Photos by Trevor Ruszkowski


WROW: 2015 NCAA Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton Photography


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
Two-time Big Ten champion (2V8, 1V4)

2016 (Junior)
Rowed with the Second Varsity Eight for all regattas except one … helped the 2V8 go 14-1 at the NCAA Championships to earn silver with a time of 6:28.90 … aided the Second Varsity Eight in winning gold at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 6:24.43 to help Ohio State claim its fourth-consecutive conference title … helped the First Varsity Four win gold against No. 16 Syracuse and Michigan State with a season-best time of 7:07.9 at Griggs Reservoir … helped the 2V8 knock off No. 11 Princeton at the season-opening regatta with a time of 6:49.7 … rowed at the April 2 home regatta with the 2V8 and helped Ohio State defeat Clemson with a time of 6:33.1 … competed at the home regatta against No. 10 Michigan and Michigan State with the Second Varsity Eight.

2015 (Sophomore)
Captured the Buckeyes’ first wins of the season, beating No. 9 Notre Dame (7:12.90) and No. 18 Louisville (7:15.75) on March 28 in Columbus as a member of the Second Varsity Four … split on April 4 at the Big Ten/ACC Challenge in Charlottesville, Va., falling to Virginia (7:25.5) in the first session and defeating Clemson (7:26.8) in the second session ... defeated Minnesota (6:45.21) at Griggs Reservoir on April 11 but fell to Wisconsin (6:44.96-6:49.39) as a member of the First Varsity Four … rejoined the Second Varsity Four and placed first over Syracuse (7:37.8) and Penn (7:28.6) at the Clemson Invitational on April 18 in Clemson, S.C.; finished the invitational undefeated, beating Louisville on April 19 with a time of 7:24.6 … earned first place over No. 13 Michigan (7:26.9) on April 25 at Griggs Reservoir in Columbus … won the fourth consecutive First Varsity Four conference title at the 2015 Big Ten Championships at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, Ind., on May 17 with a time of  7:52.17 … earned a silver medal with the Second Varsity Eight at the 2015 NCAA Championships in Gold River, Calif., clinching the program’s third consecutive national team title. 

2014 (Freshman)
Rowed as a member of the Second Varsity Eight ... earned Big Ten Boat of the Week honors (April 1) ... opened the season with a win (6:30.42) over No. 12 Michigan at Griggs Reservoir March 29.

Prior to Ohio State
Rowed port for Coach Volker Lechtenberg ... placed fourth in the junior women's eight and fifth in the junior lightweight women's four at the 2012 World Junior Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Daughter of Andreas and Kerstin ... has one sibling, Jennifer ... plans to attend medical school after graduation ... enjoys playing sports, painting and reading ... lists greatest sports thrill as placing fourth at the 2012 World Junior Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.