List of student-athletes with a 3.7 or better GPA grows by 26 percent
Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons
Kalmoe becomes only the fifth Gopher to be named to the all-region first team.
Rebecca Braak was named the Maroon and Gold's Most Improved Rower of the 2011-12 season.
Kalmoe and Haws named to All-Big Ten teams.
2011-12 Senior Season: Defeated Kansas, Buffalo, and Duke as 2V8 in the Oak Ridge Invitational (3/17-18) ... Defeated Indiana as 2V8 in the Big Ten Double Dual (4/7) ... Raced in the Virginia Invitational as 2V8 (4/14-15) ... Rowed against Wisconsin as 2V8 in the Home Dual vs. Wisconsin (4/29) ... placed fifth in the Big Ten Championships 2V8 (5/13) ... named CRCA National Scholar Athlete ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... recieved Donna J Olson Unsung Hero Award 2010-11 Junior Season: Competed with both the First Varsity Four and the Second Varsity Four during the season ... placed fifth with the 2V4 at the Big Ten Championships (5/15) ... tallied a second-place finish with the 1V4 on the second day of the Charles River Challenge (4/18) ... competed with the Second Varsity Four at both the Big Ten Double Duals vs. Michigan and Michigan State (4/9) and the Tennessee Dual (3/20). 2009-10 Sophomore Season: Helped the Third Varsity Eight to a win over Kansas (4/24) ... competed with the 4V8 at the Head of the Iowa (10/25) ... 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: Competed with the First Novice Eight throughout the entire spring season ... began her Gopher career with the Minnesota A boat at the Head of the Mississippi (10/5) in the No. 6 seat ... raced with the Minnesota A boat at the North Star Challenge (10/25) ... competed with the Minnesota A novice boat at the Southland Regatta (11/2) ... competed with the 1N8 at the San Diego Crew Classic (4/4) and at the Double Duals (4/11) in the six seat ... helped the 1N8 to a win over Kansas (4/25) ... member of the1N8 that won the Petite Final win at the Big Ten Championships (5/2). Personal: Born February 8, 1989 to Gregory and Cheryl Boon ... has an older brother, Peter, and a younger brother, Nick ... majoring in Spanish with a minor in Italian and English as a second language ... a 2007 graduate of Eastview High School ... graduated with high honors ... four-year member of the Eastview dance team ... conference and sections champions ... state champions three years and national champions in 2007.
Eight Gophers Earn Academic Honors from CRCA
6/5/2018 - W. Rowing
The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association announced its selections for CRCA National Scholar-Athlete honors with eight Gophers achieving recognition.
161 Gophers Receive Academic All-Big Ten Honors
5/30/2018 - W. Rowing
A total of 161 Minnesota student-athletes were honored by the Big Ten on the Academic All-Big Ten Team for spring and at-large sports.
Gophers Wrap Season Ranked No. 20
5/18/2018 - W. Rowing
Minnesota finished 2018 as one of the top teams in the nation, 20th in the CRCA/US Rowing Coaches Poll.