Louisa Freeman
Louisa  Freeman

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Westport, Conn.

High School:
Staples

Height:
5-10

Position:
Starboard


2015-16...Earned All-Big Ten Second Team recognition...Helped Michigan 1V8 to 11th place finish at NCAA Rowing Championships, rowing in stroke seat ... On 1V8 crew in stroke seat at Big Ten Rowing Championships that finished second in the final in a photo finish with Ohio State in 6:22.794 ... Member of 1V8 crew that earned race wins against nationally-ranked crews from Notre Dame, Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin, Radcliffe, Syracuse and Washington State.

2014-15...Earned CRCA All-Region honors...All-Big Ten Second Team selection...Made spring debut in first varsity eight to help 1V8 crew earn wins over Clemson (6:20.9) and No. 4 Virginia (6:22.36) at UVA in ACC/Big Ten Challenge ... On 1V8 crew that was narrowly edged by Indiana, finishing in 6:31.93 before clocking in at 6:29.5 for a win over Iowa in the afternoon in a Big Ten Double Dual at Belleville Lake on Apr. 11...Helped 1V8 finish 2nd (of 4 teams) clocking in at 6:24.40 at Ohio State on Apr. 25...Helped 1V8 earn win in 6:24.10 over Louisville at Belleville Lake on May 2...Helped Michigan 1V8 earn second place finish at Big Ten Rowing Championships in 6:44.893 on May 17 at Eagle Creek Park...Helped Michigan earn eighth place finish (6:27.251) in the 1V8 on 5/31 at the NCAA Rowing Championships on Lake Natoma in Gold River, Ca...Michigan qualified for the A/B Semifinal by finishing second in its heat in 6:32.168 on 5/29, then finished fourth in the semifinal in 6:37.173 on 5/30.

Freshman (2013-14) ... In the bow seat, helped Michigan earn fifth place finish (6:50.134) in the 1V8 and first appearance in 1V8 Grand Final since 2012 at NCAA Rowing Championships on 6/1. Michigan qualified for Grand Final after an exciting finish in the A/B Semifinal on 5/31, closing with the fastest 500m split in the heat to finish third (6:30.312) ... In the bow seat, helped Michigan earn a second place finish in the 1V8 at the Big Ten Championships, as the Wolverines finished in 6:34.2 ... Rowed in winning 1V8 boat that swept No. 17 Louisville and Michigan State on 5/3...Member of 1V8 boat that swept No. 4 UVA and No. 9 Notre Dame on 4/19 ... Rowed in winning 1V8 boat, with victories over No. 15 Wisconsin and Minnesota on 4/12.

Prep ...Graduated from Staples High School (2013) ... 4 time Youth National Championships participant (2010-2013) with Saugatuck Rowing Club, finishing third in the Youth 2x, third in the 4x, and 4th in 8x. Second place in Youth 2x in 2012 Head of the Charles Regatta ... Placed first in the Jr 2x and third in the Jr 1x in the 2012 Youth Club Championships..... First place finish in both the Youth 1x and 2x in the 2012 Independence Day Regatta.

Personal ... Enrolled in College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Sociology major with minors in German and Sustainability.


 



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