Rachel Rowland
Rachel  Rowland


Parker, Colo.

High School:
Ponderosa HS

Club Team:
Colorado Gymnastics Institute


Ski-U-Mah Life: Rachel Rowland

The senior explains how she balances school, her gymnastics career, as well as a full-time job.


Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.


Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.


Gophers Set for NCAA Regional

Minnesota will compete at the Auburn University NCAA Regional on Saturday, April 4.


Gophers Head to Michigan for B1G Champs

Minnesota will compete in the afternoon session of the Big Ten Championships on Saturday

Competed on bars • notched a 9.775 on bars in season debut against Maryland, Northern Illinois and Winona State • earned a score of 9.800 in three straight meets from Jan. 20 to Feb. 3 • posted a season high 9.825 at Mardi Gras Invitational • had a career high 9.875 against Arizona State and had another 9.875 in Sacramento • competed in Big Ten Championships and had a 9.700 • season was cut short due to injury.

Competed on bars at B1G Championships • competed on bars at the Big Five Meet • competed on bars against BYU • competed on bars at Best of Minnesota Meet • matched career-best on bars with a 9.800 at Denver • competed on bars vs. Nebraska • competed on bars against Illinois • increased career-best to a 9.800 on bars vs. Ohio State • competed on bars vs. Michigan State • notched a 9.675 on bars at Maryland Quad • scored an 8.250 on bars in season opener vs. Denver.


NACGC/W Scholastic All-American • earned Academic All-Big Ten honors • notched a 9.650 on uneven bars at Denver.

Did not compete.

National Honor Society member and honor roll student • graduated with a 4.2 grade point average • was a teammate of fellow Gopher gymnasts Lindsay Mable and Bailey Abernathy at Colorado Gymnastics Institute • four-year academic letter winner • won bars, vault, and all-around at her 2013 state meet • in 2013, finished third all-around at the IGI Chicago Style and placed second on bars at the St. Louis Classic • in 2012, competed at the JO National Invitational Tournament.

Born July 17, 1996 • daughter of Peggy Michel, a former Illinois State gymnast, and Timothy Rowland • has a twin brother (Adam) and two older brothers (Aaron, Ryan) • lists winning her state championship and catching her release move for the first time as her most memorable sports thrills • enjoys shopping, reading, and hanging out with her brothers • majoring in physiology.

Rachel Rowland's Season Highs 
Event Vault Bars Beam Floor All-Around
2018 --- 9.875* --- --- ---
2017 --- 9.800 --- --- ---
2016 --- 9.650 --- --- ---


All-Around with Mary Korlin-Downs

All-Around with Mary Korlin-Downs

6/18/2018 - W. Gymnastics

Mary Korlin-Downs recently started a summer internship with the Minnesota Medical Device Center. We caught up with her on all things summer, internship and gymnastics.

Gophers Set Attendance Records in 2018

Gophers Set Attendance Records in 2018

5/21/2018 - W. Gymnastics

The Gophers set regular season (3,112) and postseason (4,728) attendance records in 2018.

That's a Wrap! 2018 Banquet

That's a Wrap! 2018 Banquet

4/29/2018 - W. Gymnastics

The University of Minnesota women’s gymnastics program celebrated the 2018 season with their annual team banquet on Sunday.

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