University of Iowa Athletics

Megan Willey

Class Jr.
Hometown Cedar Rapids, Iowa
High School Linn-Mar

2017-18– Appeared in seven competitions on the I N8 crew…placed first (13:32.28) at the Jayhawk Jamboree on October 22…fell to No. 18 Michigan State (7:00.61) on April 7…fell to No. 6 Michigan (6:59.43) on April 7…finished third (6:58.9) against No. 4 Princeton and No. 6 Yale on April 14…finished fourth (7:39.208) in Heat 1 of the Longhorn Invitational against Texas III V8, N8, and Oklahoma on April 28…placed second (7:04.012) in Heat 2 of the Longhorn Invitational against Texas, Alabama, and Miami…finished seventh (7:24.646) at the Big Ten Championship on May 13…appeared in one competition on the II N8 crew…placed third (19:18.598) at the Head of the Des Moines on September 30…appeared in one competition on the II N4 crew…finished fourth (16:11.10) at the Jayhawk Jamboree on October 22.

2016-17 — Did not see action.

Before Iowa…Played softball…varsity letterwinner…academic distinction (2012-16).

Personal…born March 28, 1998…daughter of Brooke and Joe Willey…one brother Wyatt…accounting major.

Why Iowa…I grew up a Hawkeye fan so it was an easy choice.

What is your favorite aspect of rowing…How it pushes me to get better every day.

What made you want to become a rower…I missed being a part of a team and it was something new that I’ve never had the opportunity to do before.