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Women's Rowing



Julia Neppl
Julia Neppl

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Johns Creek, Ga.

High School:
Blessed Trinity Catholic School

Height:
5-8

Position:
Starboard


2013-14 (Fr.): Lawless Cup: Part of the Frosh/Novice 4+ crew (Marquez, Adams, Earland, Fox) that placed second clocking in at 6:47.27 ... Also on the Varsity 4+ crew (Metz, Earland, Clouse, Tran; 8:07.31) ... Knecht Cup: The Varsity 8 crew of Jones, Albrecht, Heyman, Neppl, Zsigmond, Buchanan, C. Conley, Axene, and Moore finished fourth in heat two with a time of 7:12.30 ... The Novice 4 crew of Metz, Neppl, Heyman, Earland, Clouse and Tran finished first in the Grand Final in a time of 8:15. 84 ... Drake: The crew of Esposito, Fletcher, Earland, Neppl and Metz took first place in the Varsity 4 race with a time of 8:03.1 ... Kansas/Kansas State: The team of Esposito, Fletcher, Earland, and Neppl finished third in the Varsity 4 race with a time of 8:25.4 ... Creighton: Part of the crew of Crews, Kerrigan, Marquez, Fletcher, Clouse, Fox, Tran and Adams that took first place in the Novice 8 race in a time of 7:42.65 and the crew of Klein, Coutreau, Esposito, Kerrigan, Axene, Parmer, D. Conley and Gentile that took first place in the Varsity 8 race in a time of 7:20. 38 ... Canisius: Part of the Second Varsity 8 crew of Klein, Coutreau, Esposito, Kerrigan, Axene, Parmer, D. Conley and Gentile that took first place in a time of 7:10.73 ... Head of the Hooch: Contributed to a third place finish as part of the Freshman 8+ crew (O'Connell, Moody, Heyman, Severson, Daly, Esposito, Kerrigan, Crews; 17:16.1) ... Head of the Colorado: Helped the Freshman 8+ crew (O'Connell, Moody, Heyman, Severson, Daly, Crews, Esposito, Kerrigan 18:50.4) to a first place finish ... Head of the Oklahoma: Was part of a Novice 8+ team (O'Connell, Moody, Heyman, Severson, Daly, Kerrigan, Klein, Courteau) that placed first (15:38.309).

PREP: Attended Trinity Catholic School ... Rowed for St. Andrew Rowing Club ... In 2012, helped her team to a second place finish in the 4x at the Southeast Regionals, a fifth place finish in the junior A 2x at Club Nationals and a sixth place finish at Head of the Hooch ... At the Head of the Hooch in 2011, placed eighth in the youth 4+ and 10th in the youth 8+ ... Team also placed 13th in the youth 8+ at the Head of the Charles in 2011 ... Was a member of the National Honor Society and graduated Magna Cum Laude.

PERSONAL: Full name is Julia Lorraine Neppl ... Was born on November 25, 1994 in Detroit, Mich. ... Has one brother, JD ... Daughter of Susan and Jeff Neppl ... Has not decided on a major ... Chose SMU because it was the right fit for her interests ... Would like to visit Henley in Oxfordshire, England, for rowing ... Her favorite place to race is Boston, Mass. ... Lists her favorite as Gevvie Stone ... Hobbies include cooking and baking.

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