University of Iowa Athletics

Orla Cuffe

Class Fr.
Hometown Auckland, New Zealand
Previous School Carmel College
Orla Cuffe - Women's Rowing - University of Iowa Athletics

2021-22
• Competed on the I V8+ crew 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 sixth at B1G Championships (6:29.798)
• Raced on the I V4+ crew that placed second vs. #4 Yale (7:36.8) and at Harvard (7:41.0)
• Competed on the II V8+ crew that placed fourth at Sunshine State Invite (6:40.61) and fourth at Pac 12 Invite (6:54.63, 7:50.36)
• Letterwinner

High School
• Rowed for club at North Shore Rowing Club, Auckland, New Zealand
• Placed first in Intermediate Quad, Double, and second in Intermediate Single sculling at 2020 New Zealand Rowing Nationals
• Selected to the New Zealand Rowing Junior (U19) Team 2021 in the coxless quad
• 2021 Auckland Rowing Association Female Junior of the Year
• Earned Diligence Award in Level 3 Sport Science
• 2020 Outstanding Contribution to Rowing Trophy winner
• Placed second in Club coxless Quad, Four and Pair at 2021 New Zealand Rowing Nationals
• Earned Merit Endorsement in 2020 and Excellence Endorsements in 2018 and 2019

Personal
• Born on January 31, 2003
• Parents are Brendan Cuffe and Charlotte Cuffe
• Siblings are Niall, Finn, and Nuala
• Pre-Business major