Cara

Hoelzl

CaraHoelzlZoom
Varsity
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wilton, Conn.
High School: Wilton High School

Bio

2017-2018 (SENIOR)

Member of the 2V8 that placed third and second in two races at the Longhorn Invitational... Claimed two third-place finishes with the 2V8 at the Clemson Invitational... Picked up a victory at the Big 12 Double Dual as a part of the 2V4... Finished second and third in two races at the San Diego Crew Classic with the 1V4.

2016-2017 (JUNIOR)

Stroked the Sooners' second varsity four that finished second at the Big 12 Championship… Stroked the Sooners' 1V4 to a first place finish in the 1V4 “B” Final at the Longhorn Invitational… Stroke seat for the Sooners' 2V4 that won two races at the Big 12 Double Dual… Stroke seat for the second varsity four that finished sixth in the “A” Final at the Clemson Invitational… Stroke seat for the Oklahoma “C” third varsity eight boat that finished ninth at the Head of the Oklahoma.

2015-16 (SOPHOMORE)
Stroked the 2V4 that took second place in the Grand Finals of the Big 12 Championship … Member of the 2V4 that placed first over Tulsa in the Stone Family Cup … Three seat of the 1V4 that took third in both races at Big 12/Big 10 Double Dual … Stroked the 2V4 that took first in the morning and afternoon races at the Oregon State Classic… Bow seat of the 2V4 that placed first in the Saturday morning session at the Cardinal Invitational… Stroke seat of the Oklahoma “D” 4s boat that took a sixth place finish in the collegiate four at the Head of the Oklahoma.

2014-15 (FRESHMAN)
Competed in the third varsity eight that took second place at the Big 12 Championship … Competed in the third varsity eight that took fifth place at the Clemson Invitational … Stroked the third varsity to a win over Tulsa at the Stone Family Cup … Finished second in the third varsity four race at the Big 12/Big Ten Dual … Took fifth place in the second varsity eight at the Head of the Oklahoma … Rowed in the OU “B” boat that took third place at the Head of the Hooch … Finished second in the second varsity four at the Cardinal Invite.

High School
Rowed for four seasons at Maritime Rowing Club ... finished first as part of women's junior B quad boat at 2012 Club Nationals ... won the 2013 Northeast Regionals in the varsity quad stroke ... placed second at the 2012 Royal Canadian Henley in the women's junior B quad ... selected as team captain at Maritime Rowing Club as a senior ... earned Most Improved Rower Award ... named the 2011 National Financial Capability Challenge Winner ... volunteered at YMCA programs ... also played soccer, basketball and competed in track and field.

Personal
Parents are Bruce and Anne Hoelzl ... has two siblings ... majoring in business.

View Full Bio
Through the Eyes of a Coxswain
Sooners Take Second At Big 12 Championship
Rowing Posts Solid First Day at Big 12s