University of Iowa Athletics

Kassandra McWhorter

Class Sr.
Hometown Atkins, Iowa
High School Benton Community
Kassandra McWhorter - Women's Rowing - University of Iowa Athletics

• Second team All-Big Ten selection
• 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)
• 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
• Dean’s List student (Fall 2022)
• Letterwinner

• Raced on the I V8+ boat that won race at Harvard (6:34.3) and placed second vs. #4 Yale (6:41.7), earning B1G Boat of the Week honors (3/30)
• Competed on the I V8+ crew that placed second at Sunshine State Invite (6:31.21), third (6:44.99) and fourth (7:34.50) at Pac 12 Invite, that won race (6:29.588) and placed third (6:32.714; 6:40.406) at B1G Invite, placed third (6:56.13; 7:01.67) at B1G/Pac-12 Challenge, and placed sixth at B1G Championships (6:29.798)
• Competed on the I V8+ crew that won in 17:50.064 and the IV V4+ crew at Jayhawk Jamboree
• Dean’s List student (Fall 2021, Spring 2022)
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Letterwinner

• Appeared in seven competitions, five with the IV8+ crew and two with the IIV8+ crew
• Finished second at both Southern Methodist and Ohio State with the IIV8+ crew
• Brought home two second place finishes at the Big Ten Invitational with times of 6:41.065 and 6:31.25
• Finished third at the Hawkeye Regatta Invite, and seventh at the Big Ten Championships
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Letterwinner

• Appeared in six competitions at the Indiana/Wisconsin, SMU, and ODU Scrimmages

High School
• Competed in Track and Field, Basketball, and Cross Country at Benton Community High School
• 1st team all-conference in Basketball
• Finished 21st at the state meet in the Discus and fourth place as a team, placed 8th in the shot put as a junior
• Helped her basketball team place 1st at United World Games for the USA U17 team
• National Honors Society Member (2017-19)
• Team Iowa Basketball, Reality Check (President), FCCLA (Treasurer), CADCA (National Youth Leader), Spanish Club

• Born on Jun. 18, 2000
• Daughters of Tim and Bridget McWhorter
• Has one sister in Mackenzie
• Neuroscience major