Louisa Freeman
Louisa  Freeman


Westport, Conn.

High School:



At Michigan
• Enrolled in College of Literature, Science and the Arts
• Sociology major with minors in German and Sustainability

Junior (2016)
• 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

Sophomore (2015)
• 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, Calif.
• 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 (2014)
• 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

• 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