University of Iowa Athletics

Alyssa Armstrong

Class Sr.
Hometown Tipton, Iowa
High School Tipton
Alyssa Armstrong - Women's Rowing - University of Iowa Athletics

2014-15… Competed with the 2V8+ in all 10 events this season… helped the 2V8+ crew top Michigan State for a win of more than four seconds at the Big Ten Double Dual… helped the team finish second at the B1G/Big 12 Challenge… helped the team to a sixth place finish, the second highest scoring performance at the Big Ten Championships in program history, and the highest since 2003.

2013-14… Academic All-Big Ten… competed as a member of the 1V4+ Hawkeye crew in every regatta of the season… helped the 1V4+ finish runner-up (7:38.70) in the season opener at Clemson ahead of No. 20 Duke, Kansas, Purdue and Buffalo… finished third (7:35.63) in day one and sixth (7:56.63) in the petite finals of the San Diego Crew Classic… part of the 1V4+ boat that finished fourth (7:41.40) at the Iowa home opener at Lake MacBride… placed fifth (8:41.30) ahead of Indiana and Dartmouth on day one and first with an effort of 8:01.40 ahead of Duke on day two of the Clemson Invitational… ended the regular season with another first place finish (7:39.00) over Tennessee by four seconds… placed sixth (7:49.30) at the Big Ten Championship at Eagle Creek Park with the 1V4+ crew ahead of Minnesota.

2012-13… Competed in all three fall events… placed first in the 1V4+ at the Head of the Des Moines… placed third in the 1V4+ at the Head of the Rock… placed third in the 1V4+ at the Head of the Iowa… competed in all three spring events… qualified for the 1V4+ petite finals and placed third at the San Diego Crew Classic… placed third in the 1V4+ and helped team take home second place in the final team standings at the Dale England Cup… placed fifth in the 1V4+ and helped team take home sixth place at the Big Ten Championships… letterwinner.

Before Iowa… Gold Honor Roll member all four years of high school.

Personal… Born August 14, 1992… daughter of Roger Armstrong and Denise Wood… recreation and sport business major.