University of Iowa Athletics

Nathalia Wellenreiter

Class Sr.
Hometown Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
High School Ridley College

2017-18 — Appeared in seven competitions on the I N8 crew…helped the Hawks to first place (13:32.28) at the Jayhawk Jamboree…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 I V8 crew…placed fifth (12:55.18) at the Jayhawk Jamboree on October 22.

Before Iowa…rowed for Siobhan McLaughlin at Ridley College.

Personal…born August 12, 1999…daughter of Richard and Maria Wellenreiter…one brother Ethan…Communications studies major and Business German minor.

Why Iowa…Coach Carter and Garbutt made the decision easy after my official visit. The caliber of the rowing program, the comradeship within the rowing team, the first class training facilities and the high quality of the University of Iowa rowing program all make Iowa the right choice for me.

My favorite aspect of rowing is…the ability to push myself personally and to achieve personal bests while at the same time working with my team to make our boat the fastest possible.

What made you want to become a rower…I tried rowing at my high school and almost instantly developed a passion for it. Rowing has defined me and inspired me to always put forward my best effort in all aspects of my life.