University of Iowa Athletics

Mackenzie Norton

Class Sr.
Hometown Whitefish Bay, Wis.
High School Divine Sr Holy Angels
Mackenzie Norton - Women's Rowing - University of Iowa Athletics

2014-15…Academic All-Big Ten… competed with the 3V8+ crew at the Head of the Des Moines in the fall… competed with the 1V4+ crew at the Nordic Nine and the Big Ten Double Dual… competed with the 2V4+ crew at the B1G/Big 12 Challenge, and the Big Ten Championships… helped the 2V4+ crew pull out an impressive one-second victory over Kansas at the B1G/Big 12 Challenge… 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… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… CRCA Scholar Athlete… Academic All-Big Ten… competed at Clemson with the 1V4+ crew and helped Iowa finish second behind Clemson (7:38.7)… competed at San Diego Crew Classic as a part of 2V8+ boat recording a season best while finishing third (6:50.56)… competed in finals of San Diego Crew Classic taking second place in Iowa’s 2V8+ boat… competed in Iowa home Regatta on 1V4+ boat helping finish fourth (7:41.40)… competed both days at Clemson Invite finishing fifth (8:41.30) and first(8:01.40) on 1V4+ boats… helped Iowa sweep Tennessee in final regular season meet, competed in 1V4+ boat (7:39.00)… competed in Big Ten Championships on 1V4 boat helping Iowa to a sixth place finish (7:49.30).

2012-13… Competed in two fall events… placed second in the 1V8+ at the Head of the Des Moines… placed eighth in the 1V8+ at the Head of the Iowa… competed in all three spring events… Qualified for the 1V8+ petite finals and placed third at the San Diego Crew Classic… Placed second in the 1V8+ and helped team take home second place in the team standings at the Dale England Cup… Placed sixth in the 1V8+ and helped team place sixth in the final team standings at the Big Ten Championships… Named to the 2012-13 Dean’s List… letterwinner.

2011-12… Novice Rower of the Year.

Before Iowa… Four-year member of her high school field hockey team… team co-captain her senior year… second-team All-Conference her junior year… three-year member of the Brookfield Lacrosse Club… co-captain and conference honorable mention… National Honor Society member… honor roll first honors recipient.

Personal… Born August 4, 1992… daughter of Andy and Rosina Norton… economics and international studies major… mother, Rosina, is a graduate of the University of Iowa… lists her mother as the most influential person in her life.

Why Iowa… “Is this heaven? No, it’s Iowa.” I couldn’t have said it better myself. I love the supportive, engaging community that I have found here. One that successfully blends academics, athletics, and the arts.