Rachel DeWitte

Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Duluth, Minn.
  • Height 5-9
  • Last School Marshall School
  • Major Communications
Academic Awards:
  • Second Team All-Big Ten (2022)
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2021)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Ohio State Scholar Athlete (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022)

2022 (Super Senior Season)

  • Rowed for the 1V8 that finished seventh at the 2022 NCAA Championships to help the Buckeyes to an eighth-place finish as a team
  • Won the 2022 1V8 Big Ten Championship race, which helped the Buckeyes win the 2022 Big Ten Conference Team Title
  • Rowed in 11 races for the 1V8 boat that finished 6-7 on the year
  • Rowed in all three races at the 2022 NCAA Championships to help the 1V8 to a seventh-place finish nationally
  • Helped the 1V8 to a first-place finish at the 2022 Big Ten Championships

2021 (Senior Season)

  • 2021 CRCA Pocock First Team All-America
  • Helped the Buckeyes to a No. 2 finish in the Big Ten and to the No. 6 spot in the NCAA Championships
  • Competed in all 11 1V8 races … the Buckeye 1V8 finished the year No. 7 nationally at NCAA Championships with a 6-5 record
2019 (Sophomore Season)
  • Rowed with the 2V8 for the 2019 season
  • Helped the boat to a second-place finish at the 2019 Big Ten Championships and fifth-place finish at NCAA Championships
Prior to Ohio State:
  • Played basketball (point guard/5 years) and soccer (middle/4 years) for the Marshall School Hilltoppers
PERSONAL:
  • Daughter of Renee and Jesse DeWitte
  • Has one brother, Eric
  • Hobbies include spending time with friends, skiing with family, and watching football
  • Majoring in New Media and Communication Technology
  • After graduation, she is looking into attending graduate school
  • Her greatest sports thrill is winning a Big Ten Championship in her novice year and sweeping the regatta to go seven for seven.