| Jennifer VanderMaarel
2008-09 voted Most Competive & MVP
2007-08 voted Most Competitive
AS A JUNIOR (2009-10)
sat stroke seat for the first varsity eight in eight races
lifted the Horns first varsity eight to a first-place finish at the Boot of Oklahoma (Oct. 3) with a time of 15:01.256 ... clocked a time of 15:58.008 to finish first in the collegiate fours race.
helped UT win the open eight at the Head of Colorado (Oct. 31), completing the race in 15:39.2
aided Texas' first varsity crew to a fourth-place finish at the Head of the Hooch (Nov. 7), crossing the finish with a time of 14:31.2 ... finished third in the top-four boat with a time of 15:52.1 ... teamed with Felicia Izaguirre-Werner for a victory in the open pair, recording a time of 15:57.9 (Nov. 8)
aided the first varsity eight to a first-place finish at the Fighting Nutria (Feb. 20), recording a time of 29:07
led the first varsity eight to victories over UCF (7:20.90), OU (6:24.0) and Iowa (6:35.3) at the Longhorn Invitational (March 19-21)
posted a win with the first varsity eight against Kansas (March 27), clocking a time of 6:46.2
lifted UT's top boat to a second-place finish (6:44.99) in the group C finals at the Lake Natoma Invitational (April 17-18)
rowed the first varsity eight to a win with a time of 6:41.12, helping Texas claim the Big 12 Championship (May 1)
paced the first varsity eight to a third-place finish in the C final at the Aramark South/Central Regional (May 15-16), recording a time of 6:43.03
AS A SOPHOMORE (2008-09)
sat stroke seat for the first varsity eight for eight races
helped the first varsity eight to a fifth-place finish at the Head of the Oklahoma (Oct. 4), registering a time of 15:01.99
notched a second-place finish with the first varsity eight at the Head of the Colorado (Oct. 25), clocking a 17:15.5 ... paired with Nancy Arrington to win the open pair after posting a time of 19:49.6.
paced UT's first varsity eight to a fourth-place finish at the Head of the Hooch (Nov. 1) with a time of 16:49.4 ... finished second in the open pair with Arrington, crossing the finish in 19:37.6.
propelled the second varsity eight to a second-place finish at the 1000-meter Heart of Texas regatta, completing the race in 3:19.49 (March 7)
aided the first varsity eight in its victories over Duke (6:44.7) and UCF (7:08.6) at the Longhorn Invitational (March 20-22)
rowed Texas' top boat to a victory over Kansas, finishing the race in 7:06.5 (April 4)
posted a second-place finish with the first varsity eight at the Big 12 Championship to help Texas capture the inaugural conference title (May 2)
helped the first varsity crew to a second-place finish (6:35.1) in the C final at the South/Central Regional (May 16-17)
AS A FRESHMAN (2007-08)
rowed in Texas' top boat in all 12 of its races
teamed with Lindsay Foster to earn a third-place finish at the Head of the Oklahoma (10/13), clocking a time of 18:22.34
helped UT to a fifth-place finish at the Rivanna Romp (11/11), posting a time of 14:08.92 ... paired with Foster to finish second in the pair.
propelled Texas' first varsity boat to a first-place finish among women's boats at the Fighting Nutria (2/16), finishing in 28:09.0
aided the Horns first varsity A boat in their second-place finish at the Heart of Texas regatta on Lady Bird Lake, completing the 1,000-meter race in 3:19.9
rowed the Longhorns' top boat to an undefeated showing at the Longhorn Invitational (3/21-23), knocking off No. 19 Wisconsin, Central Florida, Duke and Iowa
paced the first varsity eight to a pair of head-to-head victories over Kansas (3/29) and SMU (4/5), crossing the finish in 6:50.1
aided UT as it captured its seventh straight Big 12 Invitational championship (5/3), with the first varsity boat winning its race and posting a time of 6:40.7
helped the Horns' first varsity eight advance to the A/B semifinals and the B finals at the NCAA South/Central Regional (5/17-18)
Won gold in the senior women's eight, under-23 women's eight, senior women's 4+ and the under-23 4+ at the 2010 Royal Canadian Henley ... earned Row Canada's 2010 Best Club Team honor with Sydney Boyes and her under-23 four's crew
Rowed for the St. Catharines Rowing Club ... placed first or second at the Canadian Indoor Rowing Championships in each of her last three seasons, taking top honors in 2005 and again in 2007 ... notched first-place finishes at the Ontario Ergometer Championships in both her junior and senior seasons ... claimed team MVP honors her freshman and junior seasons ... helped her eight + boat claim a third-place finish in a field of 62 teams at the 2006 Head of the Charles in Boston, Mass. ... led her crew to a first-place finish in the junior A women's eight at the 2006 Royal Canadian Henley ... member of the student council and honor roll.
Full name is Jennifer Helena VanderMaarel ... born January 7, 1988 in St. Catharines, Ontario ... is the daughter of John and Helen VanderMaarel ... has two brothers, Trevor (19) and Mark (16), and one sister, Rebecca (25) ... three-time member of the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... health promotion major.