Hanna Spittel
Hanna Spittel


Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Ellis School


No. 18 Rowing Earns Another Varsity Eight Win at Clemson Invite

Cardinals defeat trio of nationally ranked crews in No. 14 Clemson, No. 19 Cornell and No. 20 Duke


No. 18 Rowing Earns Varsity Eight Win on Day One at Clemson

Cardinals add three runner-up finishes during opening day of two-day event


No. 18 Rowing Earns Four Wins at Tennessee

Cardinals row to varsity eight, second varsity eight, varsity four and novice eight wins over Lady Vols


Rowing Earns Four Race Wins at Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational

Cardinals earn varsity eight, second varsity eight, varsity four and novice eight wins in Oak Ridge


Rowing Closes Fall with Strong Showing at Rivanna Romp

Cardinals finish third in fours event and fourth in varsity eights

2012-13: Rowed in the Cardinals' second varsity eight crew for most of the spring season ... Second varsity eight boat earned second-place finish at Big East Championship in West Windsor, N.J., as well as wins over Michigan State, Duke, UCF, Tennessee, Indiana and Rhode Island at the Clemson Invitational ... Opened spring in varsity eight boat with wins over West Virginia, Duke, Eastern Michigan and Miami at Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational.

Prior to UofL: Rowed for the Three Rivers Rowing Association under coach, Rick Brown from 2008-12 ... She attended The Ellis School ... Earned Spirit of Allegheny Award from TRRA... Won 21 individual and team medals, was record holder for JV lightweight and part of the first boat from TRRA to ever qualify for Nationals ... Attended Junior B sculling development camp ... Earned bronze finish at Midwest Junior Championships in 2010 and won bronze in Junior B at Summer Club Nationals.

Personal: Born on Nov. 27, 1993 in Pittsburgh, Pa. ... Daughter of Douglas and Leigh Spittel ... Sister of Kristen, Justin and Daniel ... Majoring in business ... Post-college ambition is to attend graduate school and to earn a Ph. D in Physical Therapy... Hobbies are dancing, singing, eating, sleeping and going to the beach ... Chose the University of Louisville because it is so much more than she expected ... Her favorite thing about the city is the diverse group of people and the vast amount of opportunities in a metropolitan area with a hometown feel ... The best thing about U of L rowing is the team and the one goal ... Her favorite class is economics ... If she could tell her incoming teammates one thing, it would be the only limits you have are the ones you set for yourself.

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