Hometown: Chicago, IL
GRACIE AT A GLANCE: One of team leaders who has a good grasp for college rowing.
JUNIOR (2011-12): Coxswain for Varsity 8 that qualified for NCAA Championships ... Coxed crew that placed second at Sunshine State Conference Championships ... Directed team to Grand Final appearance where Bucs finished fifth at prestigious Dad Vail Regatta.
SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Coxed Varsity 8 that placed second in Petite Final at NCAA Championships ... Coxed Varsity 4 that placed first at Fall FIRA Classic ... Member of Varsity 8 that placed third at SSC Championships ... Member of 8 that placed fifth at Dad Vail.
FRESHMAN (2009-10): Made an immediate impact as the team’s primary coxswain … Helped Varsity 8 to gold medal finishes at the FIRA Fall Classic and the SSC Championships … Member of the Varsity 8 that finished second at the Dad Vail and third at the NCAA Division II Championships … Named to 2010 SSC All-Freshman/Novice Team … Named to the 2010 SSC Commissioner’s Spring Honor Roll and 2010 Barry Dean’s List.
HIGH SCHOOL & CLUB: Rowed under coach Rob Decleen at Loyola Academy … Earned a rowing letter for each year in high school … On team that took 28th place at the Head of the Charles … Team won Head of the Rock regatta … Team placed second at Judge Dunn.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Peter Horwitz … Has younger siblings, Maddy and Trevor Horwitz … Majoring in physical education.