Pau Koster

Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Last School Rudolf Steiner College
  • Height 6-1
  • Major International Business

Academic Accolades 

  • Ohio State Scholar Athlete (2020, 2021, 2022)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2021, 2022)

2022 (Junior Season)

  • Helped the 2V8 finish eighth at the 2022 NCAA Championships and the Buckeyes to an eighth-place finish as a team
  • Placed second in the 2022 2V8 Big Ten Championship race, which helped the Buckeyes win the 2022 Big Ten Conference Team Title
  • Rowed in six races for the 2v8 boat that finished 5-9 on the year
  • Rowed in all four races at the 2022 NCAA Championships to help the 2V8 to an eighth-place finish nationally
  • Helped the 2V8 to a second-place finish at the 2022 Big Ten Championships
  • Rowed in eight races for the 1V8 boat that finished 6-7 on the year

2021 (Sophomore Season)

  • Helped the Buckeyes to a No. 2 finish in the Big Ten and to the No. 6 spot in the NCAA Championships
  • Competed in five 1V4 races and six with the 2V8
  • The Buckeye 1V4 (4-7) finished the year No. 5 nationally at NCAA Championships, the 2V8 (4-7) finished No. 4


  • Daughter of Jacob and Lalot Koster
  • Has two siblings, Allard and Mats
  • Hobbies include playing board games, hanging out with friends and family, binge-watching the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Friends, and Modern Family, thrift shopping, and taking naps.
  • Majoring in Consumer and Family Financial Services
  • After graduation, she would eventually like to start her own business that focuses on the future and sustainability
  • Her greatest sports thrill was racing at the national championships and winning by .4 seconds.