Chelsea Harpool

Player profile

  • Hometown Orlando, Fla.
  • Last School Olympia
  • Last College Florida State
  • Year Senior

Athletic Accolades
Two-time Big Ten champion (3V4)

Academic Achievements
CRCA National Scholar-Athlete
Academic All-Big Ten
Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

2016 (Junior)
Won a boat title with the Third Varsity Four (season best – 7:16.63) at the Big Ten Championships to assist Ohio State in winning its fourth-consecutive conference title … member of the 3V4 that knocked off No. 16 Syracuse and Michigan State with a readout of 7:07.4 at the Griggs Reservoir … went 9-2 on day one of the Clemson Invite as a member of the First Varsity Four with times of 7:50.2 and 7:29.3 … member of the 2V4 that defeated No. 10 Michigan and Michigan State with times of 7:40.1 and 8:17.3 in Princeton, N.J. … went 3-1 as a member of the 3V4 at Griggs Reservoir against No. 4 Virginia and Michigan State with times of 7:26.1 and 7:49.0 … rowed as a member of the Third Varsity Four at the season-opening regatta.

2015 (Sophomore)
Rowed with both the Second and Third Varsity Four throughout the season … earned a third-place finish with the 3V4 (7:26.69) against Notre Dame and a second-place finish (7:20.02) against Louisville in the second session on Griggs Reservoir March 28 … placed third with the 3V4 in a time of (7:45.4) in Charlottesville, Va., April 4 against No. 9 Michigan and No. 4 Virginia in the opening session; earned a second-place finish in the second session with a time of 7:37.9 … claimed first place with the 2V4 over Minnesota (6:59.88) on April 11 at the Big Ten Double Dual in Columbus; dropped a close race to No. 18 Wisconsin (7:12.57) in the second session … went undefeated with the 3V4 at the Clemson Invitational April 18 in Clemson, S.C. … raced with the 3V4 against Michigan, Michigan State, Syracuse at the OSU 2V4 April 25 on Griggs Reservoir … Big Ten champion with the 3V4, finishing more than 13 seconds ahead of top-seeded Wisconsin.

Prior to Ohio State
Rowed at Florida State University as a freshman in 2013-14 … graduate of Olympia High School.

Daughter of Keith and Melissa Harpool … has an older brother, Chad … enjoys reading and playing the guitar … hopes to pursue missionary work in Haiti and become a social worker after graduation … majoring in social work.