Women's Rowing

Alexandra Sawatzki
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Westerville, Ohio

High School:
Westerville North

Height:
5-5

Alexandra Sawatzki

04/18/2013

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

Buckeyes will face five ranked teams at regatta

04/11/2013

No. 4 Ohio State Travels to Michigan for Big Ten Duals Saturday

Buckeyes will race Michigan and Michigan State at Belleville Lake

04/04/2013

No. 4 Ohio State Hosts OSU Invitational Saturday

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

03/28/2013

No. 6 Ohio State Travels to Princeton for Season Opener

Buckeyes open 2013 campaign against Princeton, Brown Saturday

05/29/2012

Athletics Good Stuff

May 21 - 27, 2012

2013 (Sophomore Season): Did not compete for the Buckeyes.

2012 (Freshman Season): Saw action in every race of the season ... coxed the Third Varsity Eight to a win in the opening race of the season, defeating Notre Dame (7:04.52-7:24.46) at Griggs Reservoir on March 24 ... coxed the Third Varsity Four on March 31 at Griggs Reservoir, defeating No. 9 Michigan (7:16.67-7:37.70) in the morning session, and No. 11 Michigan State and No. 9 Michigan in the afternoon session after crossing the line in 7:25.20 ... captained the Second Varsity Four on April 14 at Griggs Reservoir, defeating Michigan and Oklahoma in both the morning and afternoon sessions with times of 7:40.85 and 7:49.63, respectively ... tallied two wins with the First Varsity Four over No. 14 Harvard and No. 19 Clemson with a time of 7:38.47 on April 28 at Griggs Reservoir ... led the crew to a Big Ten Championship in Indianapolis on May 13 with a time of 7:01.815 ... won the program's first ever NCAA Championship at Lake Mercer, N.J. on May 27, crossing the line in 7:13.09.

Prior to Ohio State: Rowed stroke for four years and served as coxswain for one with Westerville Rowing Club under head coach Trish Chase (2006-11) ... won nationals three times (2008, 2009 and 2011) ... took bronze at Head of the Hooch ... awarded four varsity pins.

Personal: Daughter of Scott and Maria ... has a younger sister, Olivia ... plans to attend graduate school and spend time in the Peace Corps after graduation ... enjoys photography, reading and writing ... cites greatest sports thrill as qualifying for nationals her freshman year in high school; the young group dedicated their qualifying race to a coach who passed away earlier in the season, Aaron Brookhart.

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