University of Iowa Athletics

Cara Burns

Class Jr.
Hometown Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School The Ellis School
Cara Burns - Women's Rowing - University of Iowa Athletics

2023-24
• Competed on the II Varsity 8+ boat that placed second (7:01.56) and third (6:41.00) at Sunshine State Invite

2022-23
• Competed on the I Varsity 8+ boat that placed second at PAC-12 Invite (6:33.8, 6:22.8, 6:53.8) and fifth at B1G Championships (6:31.33)
• Raced on the I Varsity 8+ boat that won race (6:40.91) and placed second (6:25.08, 6:52.60) at Lake Wheeler Invite
• Earned B1G Boat of the Week honors (4/18) for performances at B1G/Big 12 Double Dual
• Competed on the I Varsity 8+ boat that won races at B1G Invite (6:30.09, 6:2.74) and B1G/Big 12 Double Dual (6:59.7), and third at B1G Invite (6:31.49)
• Raced on the I Varsity 8+ boat that placed third vs. Yale & Ohio State (7:19.50) and 2nd vs. Syracuse (8:18.80)
• Competed on the I Varsity 8+ boat that placed 11th in 16:04.691 and the I Varsity 4+ boat that placed 4th in 16:55.041 at Princeton Chase
• Letterwinner

2021-22
• Competed on the I V4+ crew that won grand final at Sunshine State Invite (7:20.66), earning B1G Boat of the Week honors (4/5)
• Raced on the I V4+ crew that placed second vs. #4 Yale (7:36.8) and at Harvard (7:41.0), third (7:20.92) and fourth (8:01.95) at Pac-12 Invite, won race (7:29.402), placed second (7:46.483) and third (7:43.178) at B1G Invite, placed second (7:45.1) and third (8:01.45) at BIG/Pac-12 Challenge, and eighth at B1G Championships (7:33.718)
• Raced on the I V4+ crew that won (19:57.502) and the II V8+ crew that placed third (18:27.101) at Jayhawk Jamboree
• Letterwinner

High School
• Competed for Three Rivers Junior Rowing as a junior and senior
• Placed fourth at Head of the Charles in Women’s Youth 4+, won Women’s Youth 4+ and placed second in Women’s Youth 8+ at Head of the Hooch junior year
• Competed at Youth National rowing meet senior year
• Served as grade representative and Student Government Vice President
• Participated in Girl Scouts from 1st-12th grades

Personal
• Born on October 29, 2002
• Parents are Kevin Burns and Christy Fitzpatrick
• Has one sibling – Cassidy
• Open Major