2017: Opened the season with strong performances at the Oak Ridge Cardinal in the novice eight, finishing a half-length behind Virginia in a time of 6:52.551 and defeating Notre Dame and West Virginia in the morning session and posting a heat victory in a time 6:58.975 with a 45-second margin over the Mountaineers and Tennessee in the afternoon (3/11) ... On Sunday at Oak Ridge (3/12), was less than a second off the pace of first-place Virginia (6:48.318) and defeated the Spartan 2N8 and Tennessee by several lengths of open water ... Rowed in a pair of novice eight races at Michigan (3/25), opening the day by finishing ahead of the host Wolverines and visiting Radcliffe in a time of 7:07.53, more than 11 seconds ahead of UM and 17 in front of Radcliffe ... Was second to Yale in the evening session, nine seconds behind the Bulldogs but still six seats ahead of Michigan in a time of 7:02.73 ... In a Big Ten Double Dual at Indiana (4/1) in the novice eight, posted a pair of commanding open-water victories, defeating the Hawkeyes by more than 26 seconds in a time of 6:44.62 before finishing 23 seconds ahead of second-place Kansas and more than 27 seconds over Indiana (6:54.80) ... Hosting a Big Ten Double Dual on Lake Ovid (4/8), rowed to a pair of commanding wins on the day in the novice eight, clocked in 6:46.35 in the morning, about a half a length of open water ahead of UW (6:52.35); MSU then had a 28-second margin over Minnesota in the afternoon ( 6:50.24 - 7:18.44)... In the novice eight, raced twice on the Charles River in Cambridge, Mass. (4/22-23) against several Boston-area crews. In the Saturday race, posted a time of 7:28.862, bested by Northeastern (7:13.269) but holding an open-water lead at the finish over UMass (7:52.381). The Spartans and Huskies were in a dogfight as they made their way down the course, but the Spartans caught a crab ... Fell to Radcliffe (7:04.3) in the Sunday race, with MSU second in 7:13.0. Boston College had two entries in the event, which finished in 7:27.2 and 7:31.7... Had a rough day in the novice eight at the Big Ten Championships (5/14), as the Spartans caught an ejection crab in the final 500 that dictated an eighth-place finish.
Prior to MSU: Attended South Haven High School in South Haven, Mich... Four time letterwinner in swimming and was All-Conference all four years... Two time letterwinner in soccer and was an All-Conference selection in 2016.
Personal: Born May 28, 1998 in South Haven, Mich... Daughter of Bolton Uckele and Lisa Bucht... Sister to Allison, Maddox and Marissa... Great Grandfather, William Uckele, competed in pole vault at MSU in 1937... Member of National Honor Society... Hobbies include marching band, jazz band, pit orchestra and solo ensemble... Majoring in biomedical laboratory diagnostics and aspires to be a pediatrician.