Harper  Lucas

Harper Lucas

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Roswell, Ga.

High School:
Roswell

Birthdate:
07/13/1993

Experience:
Varsity

Major:
Kinesiology

harperlucas

2014-15 - Junior
  • Named to the 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Rowing First Team, an honor awarded to student-athlete's maintaining a 3.20 GPA or better
  • At the Big 12 Rowing Championships, guided the first varsity eight to a fourth place finish in the grand finals with a time of 6 minutes and 57.53 seconds.
  • Against Iowa and UCF, led the V8+ to a third place finish with a time of 6 minutes and 46.5 seconds.
  • Coxed the First Varsity Eight at the Clemson Invite to two sixth place finishes and a seventh place finish (6:52.3, 6:51.5 and 7:00.3).
  • Guided the First Varsity Eight to a close fourth place finish to the Grand Final at the 42nd Annual San Diego Crew Classic (6:56.38)
  • Led the Second Varsity Eight at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational to two third places finishes and a weekend-best second place finish (6:25.240, 6:18.905 and 6:15.261)
  • Part of shell that placed 4th in Women's Open 8+ at Head of the Hooch race with a time of 26 minutes and 26.4 seconds.
  • Led her shell to a gold medal finish at the Secret City Head Race in the Women's 8+ with a time of 18 minutes and 4.7 seconds
  • At the Chattanooga Head Race, took gold in Women's College 4+ with a time of 19 minutes and 9.9 seconds.

2013-14 - Sophomore
  • 2014 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Named to the 2013-14 C-USA Honor Roll, an honor awarded to student-athlete's maintaining a 3.0 GPA or better
  • Recognized as one of CRCA's National Scholar-Athletes
  • Coxed the Second Varsity 8+ during the 2014 C-USA Championships held on Melton Hill Lake to a gold medal finish with a time of 6 minutes and 40.90 seconds
  • Led of the Second Varsity 8+ to a second place finish against Iowa (6:55.4)
  • Placed 6th (7:43.9), 6th (7:15.3) and 3rd (7:51.4) leading the Second Varsity 8+ on Lake Hartwell at the Clemson Invitational
  • Led the Second Varsity 8+ against UCF, placing first with a time of 6 minutes and 47.8
  • Guided the Lady Vols' Championship 4+ 'A' shell to a gold with a time of 17 minutes and 22 seconds at the Head of the Hooch in Chattanooga
  • At Duke, coxed her shell to a fourth place finish in the B Fours competition
  • Led Tennessee's "B" shell to a third place finish at the Chattanooga Head Race in the collegiate fours with a time of 18 minutes and 47.03 seconds

2012-13 - Freshman
  • Named to the 2012-13 C-USA Honor Roll, a honor awarded to student-athlete's maintaining a 3.0 GPA or better
  • At the Conference USA Championships held on Melton Hill Lake, led the Open 4 to a second place finish with a time of 7:39.73
  • In the regular season finale, led the V8+ to a fourth place finish gainst Princeton, Dartmouth and Penn with a time of 6:45.0
  • Coxed the first varsity eight in the Clemson Invitational to place sixth with a time of 6:46.4, fourth with a time of 6:32.6 and third with time of 6:57.7.
  • Coxed the first varsity eight at The Ohio State Invitational, placing second both sessions with times of 7:29.8 and 7:35.20.
  • Guided the 2V8+ boat to a 14th place finish at the Head of the Hooch in Chattanooga
  • Coxed the Champ 4 to a 15th place finish with a time of 18 minutes and 58.1 seconds
  • Led the Club 8 to a 9th place finish wiht a time of 17 minutes and 17.1 seconds at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston
  • Coxed the 2V8+ and the 3V4 at the Chattanooga Head Race

High School
  • Attended Roswell High School
  • Rowed for the Atlanta Junior Rowing Association, coached by Skye Elliot and Julie Price
  • Best high school race performance includes: 2nd at Southeast Regionals
  • Rowed at nationals twice
  • Was awarded the most improved award and the coaches award
  • Varsity captain for her senior rowing year
  • Member of the BETA Club
  • Yearbook underclassmen editor
  • Was a member of the National Honor Society in high school
  • Placed in the top 15% of her graduating class

Personal
  • Harper Lucas, daughter of Sarah and Will, was born on July 13, 1993
  • Her personal fun fact is that Abe Lincoln is her 6th great uncle
  • She chose UT because the rowing team was a competitive team and it felt like a family
  • Recipient of the Judy Cowan Women's Athletic Scholarship Endowment
 

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