Valerie Keller

Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Height 5-7
  • Hometown Delaware, Ohio
  • High School Rutherford B. Hayes High School

Academic Accolades 

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

2022 (Junior Season)

  • Rowed in two races for the 3V4 boat that finished 2-6 on the year
  • Rowed in two races for the 4V4 boat that finished 2-2 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 all eight 1N8 races … the Buckeye 1N8 finished the year with a 3-5 record


  • Daughter of Catherine and Mark Keller
  • Has two sisters, Meredith and Paige
  • Hobbies include painting nails, doing calligraphy, and going on hikes
  • Majoring in Health Sciences
  • After graduation, she plans on attending school to become a Physician’s Assistant
  • Her greatest sports thrill was seeing an OSU Rowing coach at the state swim meet her senior year of high school, and going on to swim her fastest 50 freestyle.