Lauren Schmetterling


Date of birth






Began Rowing

2003, Moorestown Rowing Club


Moorestown, N.J.


Voorhees, N.J.

Current residence

Princeton, N.J.

High School

Moorestown High School

Undergraduate Education

Colgate University, 2010

Training Location

Princeton, N.J.

Current Coach

Tom Terhaar, Laurel Korholz

Club Affiliations

USRowing Training Center – Princeton

National Teams

Seven ​–​ Senior, 2013-2019

International Results

Served as an alternate at the 2018 World Rowing Championships...Finished fourth in the eight at the 2017 World Rowing Championships...Finished 18th in the single sculls at the 2017 World Rowing Cup III...Finished eleventh in the single sculls at the 2017 World Rowing Cup II...Won gold in the eight at the 2016 Olympic Games, 2014-2016 World Rowing Cup II, 2013-2015 World Rowing Championships...Placed first in the four at the 2015 World Rowing Cup II...Finished sixth in the pair at the 2014 World Rowing Cup II...Placed first and set a world record in the eight at the 2013 World Rowing Cup III...Placed first in the open single sculls and double sculls at the 2012 Royal Canadian Henley.

National Results

Finished second in the single at the 2017 Spring Speed Order 1.... Finished fourth in the pair at the 2015 National Selection Regatta I...Finished eighth in the pair at the 2014 National Selection Regatta 1...Finished third in the pair at the 2013 National Selection Regatta 2...Finished third in the single sculls at the 2012 USRowing Fall Speed Order.


Lauren enjoys crossword puzzles, downhill skiing and napping. She lists her parents, Eric and Lorie, and former Riverside coach, Tom Keister, as the most influential people to her athletic career.

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