Andrea  Keesecker

Andrea Keesecker


Johnson City, Tenn.

High School:
Science Hill


2012-13 - Senior
  • At Conference USA Championships held on Melton Hill Lake, placed third in the V8+ with a time of 6:37.88.
  • Named to the 2012-13 C-USA Honor Roll, a honor awarded to student-athlete's maintaining a 3.0 GPA or better
  • Recognized by the University of Tennessee for her academic achievements, awarded the Chancellor's Citation for Outstanding Scholarship along with 20 other student-athletes
  • In the regular season finale, part of the V8+ which placed fourth against Princeton, Dartmouth and Penn with a time of 6:45.0
  • Rowing in the first varsity eight at the Clemson Invitational, placed sixth and fourth with times of 6:46.4 and 6:32.6. Finished on Sunday in third place with a time of 6:57.7.
  • At The Ohio State Invitational, placed second in both varsity eight races with times of 7:23.7 and 7:33.85, respectively.
  • Placed second against Louisville in the V8+ with a time of 6 minutes and 37.9 seconds
  • Rowed in the 2V8+ against Minnesota with a time of 6 minutes and 40.8 seconds on the 2000-meter course
  • Concluded the fall season with an eighth-place finish in the Open 8 with a time of 17 minutes and 24.5 seconds
  • At the Secret City Head Race in Oak Ridge, placed second with a time of 20 minutes and 5.98 seconds in the Varsity 4
  • Finished third in the Collegiate 8 at the Chattanooga Head Race with a time of 16 minutes and 54.51 seconds
  • Also raced in the Collegiate 4 placing seventh with a time of 20 minutes and 18.59 seconds
2011-12 - Junior
  • Helped the V4+ to a strong regular-season finish at No. 7 Princeton
  • Rowed with the 2V8+ at Michigan
  • Helped the 2V8+ to a fifth-place petite-final finish at the San Diego Crew Classic
  • Rowed with the 2V8+ at UCF, winning gold on Lake Pickett
  • Part of the V8+ at the Oak Ridge Invitational, winning one gold and two silver medals
  • Won gold in the Collegiate 8 and silver in the C4 at the Chattanooga Head Race
  • Part of Lady Vol crew to finish 11th in the Collegiate 8 at the Head of the Charles Regatta
  • Took eighth in the Championship 8 at the Head of the Hooch Regatta

2010-11 - Sophomore
  • Rowed in 2V8+ vs. Minnesota and Louisville, finishing in second in both
  • At Lake Natoma Invitational, won one gold medal and two silver in V8+
  • Finished fourth against Princeton in V8+
  • At C-USA, finished second
  • Took home bronze medal at Chattanooga Head Race, competing with Collegiate 8+ shell
  • Member of C8+ boat which finished 16th at Head of the Hooch

2009-10 - Freshman
  • Member of Novice 8+ boat for most of freshman campaign
  • Took home fifth-place finish in A final of SIRA Regatta
  • Finished fifth in petite final at 2010 South/Central Aramark Sprints
  • Posted second-place finishes against Dartmouth and Alabama
High School
  • Graduated from Science Hill High School
  • Finished in the top ten percent of her class with 4.0 GPA
  • Received three varsity letters in softball, serving as captain for one year
  • Led Science Hill to an undefeated softball season in 2008

  • Enrolled in college of Arts and Sciences
  • Lists former teammates Erika Lauderdale and Laura Miller as her biggest sports influences
  • What she loves about rowing is that there is so much support and competition among the athletes
  • She loves Tennessee because it is one big family
  • She rows on starboard side
  • Her 2K erg time is 7:26
  • Has two sisters, Amber and Allison
  • Andrea Leigh Keesecker, daughter of Debbie and Alan Keesecker, was born Jan. 22, 1991 in Johnson City, Tenn.


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