Vicky Opitz

Statistics

Date of birth

6/5/88

Height

5’11”

Weight

153

Began Rowing

2006, University of Wisconsin

Hometown

Middleton, Wis.

Birthplace

Madison, Wis.

Current residence

Princeton, N.J.

High School

Middleton High School

Undergraduate Education

University of Wisconsin, B.A. Political Science & Communication Arts, 2011

Training Location

Princeton, N.J.

Current Coach

Tom Terhaar

Club Affiliations

USRowing Training Center – Princeton,

Teams

Senior

2013-2015

International Results

2017

World Rowing Cup II

Fourth, women's four

World Rowing Cup II

Third, women's eight

2016

Henley Royal Regatta

First, The Remenham Challenge Cup

2015

World Rowing Championships

First, women's eight

2014

World Rowing Championships

First, women's eight

World Rowing Cup II

First, women's eight

2013

World Rowing Championships

First, women's eight

World Rowing Cup III

First & World Record, women's eight

2012

Royal Canadian Henley

First, senior four; Second, senior double sculls, senior quadruple sculls and champion eight

National Results

Finished fifth in the pair at the 2015 National Selection Regatta 1…Finished fourth in the pair at the 2014 National Selection Regatta 1...Finished second in the pair at the 2013 National Selection Regatta 2...Finished second in the champion four at the 2012 Head of the Charles Regatta.

Personal

Vicky enjoys reading, cooking, baking, yoga, tennis traveling and napping...Vicky was named the 2012 Vesper Boat Club Female Athlete of the Year...Her most memorable athletic achievement was being part of the first ever-Wisconsin win of the Big Ten Rowing Championship, the highest finish at South Central Regatta, and the highest team finish of seventh at the NCAA Championships...After rowing, Vicky would like to go back to school for business or law or go completely the other direction and go to culinary school specializing in pastry.

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