Althoff Catholic High School
Named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-District Women's At-Large Team for the second-consecutive year ... Was awarded the Conference USA Athlete of the Year award ... Named to the CRCA South All-Region Second Team ... Earned All-Big 12 First Team honors ... Named to the Conference USA All-Conference team ... Earned the conference Boat of the Week awards on March 20 and May 1 and the Big 12 Boat of the Month honor in March ... One of a nation-high 14 Sooners to be named a CRCA Scholar Athlete, the highest National Scholar-Athlete award ... Earned Conference USA All-Academic Team honors ... Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors ... Earned the Conference USA Academic Medal and was named to the Conference USA Academic Honor Roll ... Finished first in all four races in the varsity eight at the OU Invitational ... Rowed in the varsity eight that finished first in all four races at the Longhorn Invitational ... Finished first in one varsity eight race at the San Diego Crew Classic ... Finished second in both varsity eight races against Michigan and Ohio State ... Rowed in the varsity eight boat that finished first at the Big 12 Championship ... Finished second in the varsity eight race at the Conference USA Championship.
Awards and Honors
2011 Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete ... Member of the 2011 Capital One Academic All-District Team ... 2011 Conference USA Rowing All-Academic Team... Member of the 2011 Big 12 Academic At-Large Team.2010 Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete.
Finished sixth in the grand final of the Oak Ridge Invitational as a member of the varsity eight at the four seat ... Finished fourth in the grand final as a member of the varsity eight at the Conference USA Championships ... Placed second as a member of the varsity eight at the Windermere Cup ... Helped lead team to second place overall finish at Big 12 Championships in the varsity eight ... Rowed in the three seat to defeat Indiana in a tri-meet in Ann Arbor, Mich. ... Rowed in the three seat of the varsity eight to finish first in the petite final at the San Diego Crew Classic ... Claimed wins over Iowa, Louisville and UCF at the Longhorn Invitational in the varsity eight ... Rowed in the three seat of the varsity eight at the OU Invitational, claiming wins over Tulsa, Kansas, Creighton and SMU.
Finished sixth in the championship eight "A" at the Head of the Hooch ... Finished second as a member of the open eight "A" at the Head of the Colorado ... Finished 15th in the seven seat in the collegiate eight at the Head of the Charles ... Member of the collegiate eight "A", open four "A", and open pair in the Head of the Oklahoma, claiming third at the grand final second and fourth, respectively.
Placed seventh overall in the south region at the NCAA South/Central Regionals ... Finished sixth in the "B" finals after placing third in the preliminary heat at the South/Central Regionals ... Member of the second-place team at the Big 12 Championship ... Placed second at the Big 12 Championship as a member of the first varsity eight at the four seat ... Earned a silver medal at the SIRA Championships at the four seat ... Defeated Alabama and Old Dominion in a trimeet in Tuscaloosa, Ala., at the four seat ... Placed second in the Cal Cup at the San Diego Crew Classic at the four seat ... Rowed three seat to defeat Kansas State and UCF in dual racing at the Longhorn Invitational ... Rowed four seat to record wins over Tulsa, SMU, Creighton and Kansas in dual racing at the OU Invitational.
Rowed at the three seat to place first against SMU with the varsity four ... Rowed three seat to place sixth in the collegiate eight stampede qualifier and second in the Grand Final at the Boot of the Oklahoma ... Placed fourth in the collegiate four at the three seat ... Rowed five seat to finish 19th in the championship eight at the Head of the Hooch ... Finished sixth in the open eight at the three seat and second in the open four in the bow position at the Head of the Colorado.
At Murray State University
Placed second at the Head of the Hooch ... Placed third at SIRAs.
Participated in swimming, soccer and basketball ... Captain of swim team ... Given the Joe Dressler Sportsmanship-Citizen award, Young Woman of Achievement award for community service and the Rotary Club Service award ... State runner-up in soccer in 2008 ... Member of the honor roll.
Parents are Celeste and Phil Furmanek ... Has two siblings, Erin and Erik ... Grandfather, Ray Sonnemberg, played basketball for St. Louis University ... Elementary education major.