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

National Teams

Four – Senior, 2013-15, 2018

International Results

2018

World Rowing Championships

First, women's eight

World Rowing Championships

Ninth, women's pair

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

International Results

Finished ninth in the pair and first in the eight at the 2018 World Rowing Championships...Placed third in the eight and four at the 2018 World Rowing Cup III...Placed fourth in the four and third in the eight at the 2017 World Rowing Cup II...Won the Remenham Challenge Cup at the 2016 Henley Royal Regatta...Won the eight at the 2015 World Rowing Championships...Won the eight at the 2014 World Rowing Championships...Placed first in the eight 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 senior four and second in the senior double sculls, second in the senior quadruple sculls and second in the championship eight at the 2012 Canadian Henley.

National Results

Finished fifth in the pair at the 2015 National Selection Regatta I…Finished fourth in the pair at the 2014 National Selection Regatta I...Finished second in the pair at the 2013 National Selection Regatta II...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. She 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 Big Ten rowing championship, the highest finish at the 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 in the other direction and go to culinary school, specializing in pastry.

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