Sara Baldvins
Sara  Baldvins


Hopkins, Minn.

High School:



Minnesota Rowing Places Fifth at Big Ten Championships

Kalmoe and Haws named to All-Big Ten teams.


Rowing Set to Compete at Big Ten Championships

The event will take place Sunday in Indianapolis, Ind.


Minnesota's First Varsity Four Notches Win vs. Wisconsin

The squads faced-off on Lake Phalen in St. Paul.


Rowing Wraps Competition at Virginia Invitational

The Gophers raced against some of the top teams in the country.


Rowing Picks Up Five Wins to Open Virginia Invitational

The Gophers will compete Sunday beginning at 8:00 a.m.

2011-12 • Senior Season: Defeated Buffalo and Kansas in the Oak Ridge Invitational (3/17-18) as V8 and 2V8 coxswain, as well as competed against Virgina and Duke ... Defeated Indiana as 2V8 coxswain in the Big Ten Double Dual (4/7) ... Raced in the Virginia Invitational as 2V8 (4/14-15) ... Rowed against Wisconsin as coxswain2V8in the Home Dual vs. Wisconsin (4/29) ... placed fifth in the Big Ten Championships 2V8 as coxswain (5/13) ... recieved the Big Ten Sportsmanship award 2010-11 • Junior Season: Letterwinner • was the Second Varsity Eight coxswain at the Big Ten Championships (5/15) • 2V8 coxswain against Wisconsin (5/1) • coxswained the 2V8 to victory at the Charles River Challenge (4/17) • 2V8 coxswain against Michigan and Michigan State at the Double Duals (4/9) • 2V8 coxswain in a win over Tennessee (3/20). 2009-10 • Sophomore Season: Letterwinner ... was the Second Varsity Eight coxswain during the championship season ... Coxswained the Second Varsity Eight at the South/Central Sprints (5/16) ... was the Gophers' 2V8 coxswain at the Big Ten Championships (5/1) ... guided the Gophers' 2V8 at the Lake Natoma Invite (4/18) ... helped the 2V8 split action against Iowa and Louisville at the Double Duals (4/10) ... raced with the 2V8 at the Tennessee dual (3/20) ... was the 2V8 coxswain at the Head of the Iowa (10/25) ... also raced in a Varsity Four boat at the Head of the Iowa ... raced in the Women's Collegiate 4+ event at the Head of the Mississippi (10/4) ... raced in the Women's Collegiate 8+ at the Head of the Mississippi (10/4). 2008-09 • Freshman Season: Minnesota's First Novice Eight coxswain during the fall and spring season ... competed with the Minnesota C Novice boat at the Southland Regatta (11/2) ... led the 1N8 to a fifth-place Petite Final finish at the San Diego Crew Classic (4/4) ... raced with two different boats during the Double Duals against Indiana and Notre Dame (4/11) ... coxswained the 1N8 to a win over Kansas (4/25) ... guided the Gophers' 1N8 to a second-place Petite Final finish at the Big Ten Championships (5/2). Personal: Graduated with honors in 2008 from Hopkins High School ... National Honor Society member, AP Scholar with distinction ... born April 1, 1990 to Jon Baldvins and Norma Surprenant ... chemical engineering major.


World Rowing U-23 Championships begin Wednesday


Anna Cruse and Team USA will compete at next week's 2017 World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria as entries were finalized this week.

Cruse is first Gopher to join U-23 National Team


2017 Minnesota grand and former Gopher rower Anna Cruse qualified for the World Championships in Bulgaria on Thursday

Gophers Place Seventh at Big Tens


Anna Greene and Rylie Wargo earned All-Big Ten recognition while the Gophers earned a pair of top-five finishes.

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