Natalie  Tavares

Natalie Tavares


Fonthill, Ontario

High School:
E.L. Crossley Secondary School





2014-15 - Sophomore
  • Named to the 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Rowing Second Team, an honor awarded to student-athlete's maintaining a 3.00 GPA or better
  • At the Big 12 Rowing Championships, part of the first varsity eight that finished fourth in the grand finals with a time of 6:57.53
  • Against Iowa and UCF, rowed the six seat in the V8+ to a third place finish with a time of 6:46.5
  • Rowed the six seat in the First Varsity Eight at the Clemson Invite that had two sixth place finishes and a seventh place finish (6:52.3, 6:51.5 and 7:00.3).
  • At the 42nd Annual San Diego Crew Classic, raced in the first varsity eight that narrowly finished in fourth with a time of 6:56.38 in the grand final
  • Rowed the six seat in the Varsity Eight at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational that placed third in three races (6:15.962, 6:11.928 and 6:05.266).
  • Part of shell that placed 4th in Women's Open 8+ at Head of the Hooch race with a time of 16:26.4
  • Earned Gold during Women's 2- with partner Emily Thomson clocking in at 21:20.9, part of shell that won Silver with a time of 18 minutes and 20.4 seconds in Women's 8+ at the Secret City Head Race.
  • At the Chattanooga Head Race, placed 5th in Women's College 2- with a time of 21:08.9, part of shell that placed 4th in Women's College 4+ with a time of 18:52.3

2013-2014 - Freshman
  • Part of the Varsity 8+ during the 2014 C-USA Championships held on Melton Hill Lake, which placed second during the grand finals with a time of 6:38.97
  • Part of the Varsity 8+ that placed second against Iowa (6:51.7)
  • Placed 6th (7:27.0), 6th (7:11.7) and 5th (7:24.6) rowing with the Varsity 8+ on Lake Hartwell at the Clemson Invitational
  • Rowed in the Varsity 8+ against UCF, placing first with a time of 6:38.5
  • Part of the Lady Vols' shell that placed eighth in the women's open 8+ at the Head of the Hooch with a time of 15:55.5
  • Graduated from E.L. Crossley Secondary School in Fonthill, Ontario
  • Natalie Jane Tavares, daughter of Rosanna Siolkowsky and Nelson Tavares was born on March 15, 1995
  • Plans to major in accounting at UT
  • Was on the honor role for all four years of high school
  • Won CSSRA gold in 2012, 2013
  • Three-time Stotesbury gold medal winner (2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Won the 2013 Women's Royal Henley Regatta in England
  • Played basketball in high school and was captain for two years
  • Also played volleyball, was a member of the swim team, and ran cross country
  • In 2012, was award the Senior Athlete of the Year for her high school
  • Placed second at the Canadian Henley Regatta
  • Placed in the top-ten at the Ontario Ergattta Championships in 2012)
  • Recipient of the Packaging Insights Rowing Scholarship


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