University of Iowa Athletics

Deanna Arps

Class So.
Hometown Riverside, Iowa
High School Highland

2013-14… Competed with the Hawkeye 3V4+ crew that finished third (8:29.70) in Iowa[apos]s home opener at Lake MacBride.

2012-13… Competed in all three fall events… placed fifth in the 1N8+ at the Head of the Des Moines… placed 15th in the 1N8+ at the Head of the Rock… placed 12th in the 1N8+ at the Head of the Iowa… competed in two spring events… placed second in the 1N8 and helped team take home second place in the final team standings at the Dale England Cup… placed seventh in the 1N8 and helped team take home sixth place in the final team standings at the Big Ten Championships… letterwinner.

Before Iowa… Four-time letterwinner in swimming and diving at Iowa City West High School… member of the National Honors Society… graduated in the top ten percent of her class… honor roll member… class valedictorian… Service Cord honoree… high school coaches were Robert Miecznikowski and Jordan O’Donnell.

Personal… Born April 28, 1994 in Cedar Rapids… daughter of Dennis and Rene Arps… parents are University of Iowa alums… chemical engineering major… lists her parents as the most influential people in her life.

Why Iowa… The university fit well with my major and personality.

My favorite aspect of rowing is… I have made a lot of new friends.

What made you want to become a rower… I joined the novice team during my freshman year.