The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
The Gophers totaled 283 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
Minnesota will face the host Hawkeyes and Louisville during the event.
Five of the Gophers' six boats won by open water.
Minnesota's varsity eight A boat finished secondin the main event.
2015-16 GS Season: Academic All-Big Ten selection... competed with the Second Varsity Eight and earned a pair of first place and a second place finish (3/13)... claimed two first place finishes with the Second Varsity Eight at the Doc Hosea Invitational (4/2-4/3)... earned a pair of first place finishes with the Second Varsity Eight vs. Iowa and Indiana (4/9)... earned two second place finishes at Wisconsin with the Second Varsity Eight (4/23)... finished second with the Second Varsity Eight at the Border Battle Regatta (5/1)... placed sixth with the Second Varsity Eight at Big Ten Championships (5/15).
2014-15 • Senior Season: Academic All-Big Ten.
2013-14 • Junior Season: defeated West Virginia and Alabama in the Second Varsity Four at the Oak Ridge Invite (3/15-16) ... competed against Michigan and Michigan State in the 2V4 at the Big Ten Double Dual (4/12) ... placed second behind Wisconsin with the 2V4 in the lone home dual of the year on Lake Phalen (5/4) ... finished fifth at the 2014 Big Ten Championships in the 2V4 (5/18)
2012-13 • Sophomore Season: Member of the Second Varsity Eight ... raced at the Oklahoma Invite against Oklahoma, Kansas, Kansas State and Tulsa (3/9-10) ... defeated Tennessee in the road dual (3/24)... raced at the Clemson Invite in the 1V4 (4/21)... defeated Michigan State in the double-dual at Wisconsin (5/5)... Competed at Big Ten Championships (5/19).
2011-12 • Freshman Season: Rowed with the First Varsity Four ... Defeated Buffalo, Kansas, Notre Dame and Duke and competed against Virginia at the Oak Ridge Invitational (3/17-18) ... Defeated Indiana at the Big Ten Double Dual (4/7) ... Defeated San Diego, Northeastern, Penn State and Michigan State at the Virginia Invitational (4/14-15) ... Defeated Wisconsin in the Home Dual vs. the Badgers (4/29) ... placed fifth at the Big Ten Championships (5/13) ... received the Big Ten Boat of the Week Award (3/20).
High School: 2011 graduate of West Windsor-Plainsboro High School West ... rowed for head coach Sean McCourt ... placed second at Nationals in the 1V4 as a sophomore ... also rowed for Mercer Junior Rowing Club (MJRC/PNRA).
Personal: Born November 29, 1992 ... daughter of Barb and Rich Friscia ... has one sibling, Braden ... majoring in environmental science policy and management, and a minor in communications.
Gophers to Visit Minnesota State Fair
Golden Gopher teams and coaches are scheduled to appear at the 2016 Minnesota State Fair Aug. 29-31.
Summer Off Campus: Kortney Luedloff
Luedloff, a management information systems major in the Carlson School of Management from Waconia, Minn., worked as a technology consulting analyst for Accenture in Minneapolis.
Summer Off Campus: Lauren Miller
Miller, a neuroscience major from St. Cloud, gained valuable professional and athletic experience in Boston this summer.