Kara Soucek

Statistics

Date of birth

4/26/1994

Height

5'8"

Weight

170

Began Rowing

Gonzaga University, 2012

Hometown

McCall, Idaho

Birthplace

Bozeman, Mont.

Current residence

Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Undergraduate Education

Gonzaga University

Training Location

Princeton, N.J.

Current Coach

Tom Terhaar, Laurel Korholz, Casey Galvanek

Club Affiliations

ARION, USRowing Training Center - Princeton

Teams

Senior

2017

National Teams

Two – Senior, 2017-18

International Results

Finished sixth in the quadruple sculls at the 2018 World Rowing Championships...Served as the sculling alternate at the 2017 World Rowing Championships.

National Results

Placed third in the double sculls at the 2018 National Selection Regatta II…Finished seventh in the single sculls at the 2018 National Selection Regatta I...Placed first at the 2017 East Coast Fall Speed Order...Finished 10th in the championship single at the 2017 Head of the Charles Regatta...Placed third in the double sculls at the 2017 U.S. Senior Trials...Placed second in the double sculls at the 2017 Spring Speed Order II...Placed third in the the single sculls at the 2017 Spring Speed Order I...Finished fourth at the 2016 East Coast Fall Speed Order...Finished 13th in the championship single at the 2016 Head of the Charles Regatta...Finished fourth in th double sculls at the 2016 Under 23 Trials.

Personal

Kara walked onto the Gonzaga women's rowing team in 2012 and was a member of the first Gonzaga team to appear at the NCAA Championships. She was named a 2016 Division I Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association First-Team All-American. Following graduation, she moved to Saratoga Springs, N.Y., to start sculling with the ARION program, coached by Eric Catalano. Her college coaches, Glenn Putrae, Kari Durgan, and Marisa Wortman, were influential in her decision to continue training, and none of it would be possible without the unyielding support of her mom. When not rowing, Kara enjoys watching Netflix, rewatching movies, being outdoors, petting cats, and hanging out with friends.

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