Poznan, Poland - The women’s quadruple sculls crew of Claire Campbell (New Canaan, Conn./Dartmouth University), Isabella Strickler (Grosse Pointe, Mich./University of Virginia), Megan Hinkle (Troy, Ohio/University of Michigan) and Arianna Lee (Folsom, Calif./Syracuse University) finished sixth at the World Rowing Under 23 Championship. Romania won the gold in a 6:40.97, ahead of The Netherlands in second and Great Britain in third. The U.S. finished with a time of 7:02.94.
Stickler also rowed for the Junior National Team in 2015 and placed seventh in the double sculls at the 2015 World Rowing Junior Championships. She has won bronze in the second varsity eight at the 2018 NCAA Women’s Rowing Championships, gold in the double sculls at the 2015 Junior World Championships Trials, and bronze in the single sculls at the 2015 USRowing Youth National Championships.
Strickler and other athletes competing at the World Rowing Under 23 Championships have created a fundraising site to help offset the fees associated with travel, equipment and being overseas for an extended period. For more information about supporting Bella and contributing to the United States U23 go to: https://www.gofundme.com/2018-u23-world-championship-poland