6 Hawkeyes Selected as CRCA Scholar Athletes

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — Six University of Iowa rowing student-athletes — senior Victoria Bricker, junior Kaelynn Heiberg, junior Gemma Kerr, sophomore Rachel Canon, sophomore Logan Jones, and sophomore Georgia Sanderson — have been named Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association National Scholar Athletes, announced the CRCA.

To qualify for the honor, student-athletes must maintain a 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher, race in 75 percent of their team’s races, and be in their second, third, or fourth year of eligibility.

“We’re all very proud of our national scholar athletes,” said head coach Andrew Carter. “Victoria, Kaelynn, Rachel, Gemma, Logan, and Georgia have done an amazing job on the water this year and that is clearly matched by their performance in their studies. They’ve really demonstrated how we win, graduate, do it right here at Iowa.”


This is the third straight honor for Bricker, a health and human physiology major.


Heiberg, a sociology & ethics and public policy major, earns her second consecutive award.


Kerr, a journalism & mass communication major, earns her second consecutive award.


This is the first honor for Canon, a speech & hearing science major.

This is the first honor for Jones, a nursing major. 

This is the first honor for Sanderson, a radiation sciences major.