Sylvia Coleman
Sylvia Coleman


Omaha, Neb.

High School:
West Side (Omaha)



Minnesota Places 167 Student-Athletes On Spring Academic All-Big Ten Teams

Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals


Gophers Open Big Ten Season at Iowa

Minnesota will face the host Hawkeyes and Louisville during the event.


Gophers Get First Action in Scrimmage at San Diego

Five of the Gophers' six boats won by open water.


Gopher Rowing Has Impressive Showing at Head of the Iowa

Minnesota's varsity eight A boat finished secondin the main event.


Gopher Rowing Wraps Fall Season at Head of the Iowa

The varsity 8+ will open the competition at 10:00 a.m.

2013-14 • Junior Season: Academic All-Big Ten ... placed first ahead of West Virginia and Alabama in the First Varsity Four at the Oak Ridge Invite (3/15-16) ... led the 1V4 to wins over Dartmouth, Rutgers, Syracuse B and Boston University at the Boston Challenge (4/5-6) ... defeated Michigan State in the 1V4 at the Big Ten Double Dual (4/12) ... finished second behind Wisconsin in the 1V4 in the lone home dual of the year on Lake Phalen (5/4) ... placed seventh at the 2014 Big Ten Championships in the 1V4 (5/18)

2012-13 • Sophomore Season: Served as an alternate in the 1V4 boat in the Clemson Invite (4/21)... Raced at the Oklahoma Invite in 1v4 against Oklahoma, Kansas, Kansas State and Tulsa (3/9-3/10) ... Defeated Tennessee in the 2V4 boat (3/24)... Raced at Wisconsin in the 1V4 (5/5)... Competed at Big Ten Championships (5/19).

2011-12 • Freshman Season: Rowed with the First Novice Eight ... Competed in the San Diego Crew Classic (3/31-4/1) ... Defeated Indiana at the Big Ten Double Dual (4/7) ... Defeated San Diego, Clemson, Penn State and Michigan State at the Virginia Invitational (4/14-15) ... Raced against Wisconsin in the Home Dual (4/29) ... placed fifth in the Big Ten Championships (5/13)

High School: 2011 gradute of Westside High School ... earned four varsity letters in swimming under Doug Krecklow ... earned Academic All-America and All-State honors ... member of the National Honors Society and the French National Honors Society.

Personal: Born January 4, 1993 ... daughter of Paul and Kim Coleman ... has one sibling, Peter.


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.

Gophers Travel to Head of the Charles


Minnesota takes part in the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta this weekend in Boston.

Q&A with the Novices

10/18/2016 talked with the newest Minnesota rowers after their first competition.

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