University of Iowa Athletics

Katherine Becker

Class Sr.
Hometown Muscatine, Iowa
High School Muscatine
Katherine Becker - Women's Rowing - University of Iowa Athletics


• Appeared in six competitions one with the I Varsity Eight crew and five with the II Varsity Eight crew

• Finished second at Southern Methodist and Michigan with a best time of 6:34

• Helped Iowa bring home two first place finishes at the Big Ten Invitational

• Brought home a third and a second place finish at the Hawkeye Regatta and Michigan

• Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors

• Named to the Dean’s List and President’s List

• Letterwinner


• Appeared in five competitions with the I Novice Eight crew

• Fell to No. 18 Michigan State and Michigan in Ann Arbor posting times of 7:00.6 and 6:59.4

• Finished seventh at the Big Ten Championships


• Appeared in six competitions with the I Varsity Four crew

• Fell to No. 11 USC, No. 3 Stanford, and No. 1 Cal at the PAC-12 Invitational

• Helped Iowa finish fourth in their heat at the NCAA Championships, first in the semi-final, and 15th overall in the final


• Competed in one competition for the 1V4+, six races for the 1N8+ team, and two competitions for the 2N4+ team

• finished third (21:43.201) as the coxswain for the 2N4+ team at the Head of Des Moines on Sept. 30

• won the 1N8+ race (13:32.28) and placed fourth in the 2N4+ competition (16:11.10) at the Jayhawk Jamborree (13:32.28) on Oct. 22

• helped Iowa to a fourth-place overall finish at the Big Ten Championship on May 13 by finishing seventh (7:24.646) in the 1N8+ race.

High School

• Captain of the dance team

• National Council of Youth Leadership Regional Finalist 2016

• Student of the Quarter for leadership 2014

• Honor Roll all eight semesters

• Vice-President and on the Executive Board of Student Council

• Model UN

•Key Club

• Member of National Honors Society.


• Born June 19, 1999

• Daughter of Bernie and Jennifer Becker

• Sister, Shae, is also on the rowing team

• Nursing major.