ODU Women's Rowing BIO
Marisa Fruetel
Player Profile:
Marisa Fruetel 1372573
Position: Rower
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mukilteo, Wash.
High School: Kamiak

2015-2016: A key member of the Lady Monarchs' 2V8 boat ... Helped lead the 2V8 to a sixth-place overall finish at the Big 12 Championship in Oak Ridge, Tennessee ... A member of the 2V8 that secured a pair of top-10 finishes at the Head of the Hooch during the fall ... Helped the 2V8 sweep North Carolina and Georgetown at the UNC Invite ... Also competed with the 2V8 at the Knecht Cup and the SIRA Regatta, where the boat notched a second-place finish in the JV final ... A second team Academic All-Big 12 selection for the second consecutive season ... Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2014-15: Big 12 All-Academic Second Team … Competed with the Second Varsity 8 in the Tail of the Lafayette, going 2-0 against North Carolina … Also part of the Third Varsity 4 that finished 10 seconds ahead of UNC … Part of the Second Varsity 8 that placed 12th in a field of 34 boats at the 50th Head of the Charles Regatta (17:25.46) … Part of the ODU “C” 4 at the Head of the Schuylkill that came in sixth place (16:48.91) … Part of the 2V8 that earned a silver medal at the Head of the Schuykill Regatta after placing second out of 31 boats in the Women's Championship Club Eights Division ... Helped the 2V8 place fourth at the Head of the Lake Regatta … Was a part of the Second Varsity 8 in the spring that placed sixth at the San Diego Crew Classic (7:22.99) … Part of the 2V8 that placed eighth in the Petite Final of the Big 12 Championships.

In the fall, helped place fifth out of 28 teams in the 8+ event at the College and Club Novice ... Member of the Varsity 8 squad that was named the Conference USA Boat of the Week on April 6 ... The Varsity 8 went 2-0 on the first day of the Knecht Cup and finished with a bronze medal in the Grand Final ... The crew finished the course in 6:50.75, while beating Boston College, Tulsa, Drexel and other schools to finish third overall.

2012-13: In the fall, helped the Frosh/Novice Eight boat to a first place finish out of 29 teams at the Head of the Schuylkill ... Also helped the Frosh/Novice Eight secure a second consecutive first place finish the next week at the Head of the Hooch ... Earned a spot on the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll.

Prep/Personal: Member of the Everett Rowing Association club ... Participated in the 2010 US Rowing Junior Regional Championships sitting in the two seat and placed third ... Placed fourth with the Varsity 8 and first with the Jr. Varsity 4+ at the US Rowing Championships sitting at the bow ... Was named the 2011-12 team captain ... Placed seventh with the Varsity 4+ at the Head of the Charles and second place with the Varsity 8 at the Head of the Lake riding bow ... Major is OEAS/Geology.

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