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.
Catching Up with Coach Davis
GopherSports.com had the chance to catch up with head rowing coach Wendy Davis to recap the weekend and preview the upcoming season.
Gophers Featured in Star Tribune Column
Patrick Reusse spent time with the Gopher rowing team last week during a morning practice.
Gophers Compete in Boston
Competing among 33 boats in the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta, the Minnesota rowing team finished 16th on Sunday afternoon.