Jessica Flakne
Jessica  Flakne

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Maple Plain, Minn.

High School:
Orono

Position:
Varsity

Experience:
2 Letters


06/01/2016

Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.

06/01/2016

Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

The Gophers totaled 283 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.

07/08/2015

72 Gophers Earn B1G Distinguished Scholar Award

Nine Golden Gophers maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average during the 2014-15 academic year.

05/14/2015

Six Gophers Earn Academic All-District Honors

Hannah Brandt, Jessica Flakne, Mathieu Froment, Michael Kroells, Lindsay Mable and Jessica Plant were named to this year's Capital One Academic All-District At-Large Team.

05/14/2015

Six Gophers Earn Academic All-District Honors

Hannah Brandt, Jessica Flakne, Mathieu Froment, Michael Kroells, Lindsay Mable and Jessica Plant were named to this year's Capital One Academic All-District At-Large Team.

2015-16 • Senior Season:
Academic All-Big Ten selection and CRCA Scholar-Athlete Award winner... varsity team captain... finished fifth in Collegiate Women's 8+ at the Head of the Des Moines (9/26)... earned a top-20 finish at the Head of the Charles (10/18)... competed in the First Varsity Eight and earned a pair of second place finishes and a third place finish at the Cardinal Invitational (3/13)... finished with a first place and a second place finish with the First Varsity Eight at the Doc Hosea Invitational (4/2-4/3)... earned a pair of second place finishes with the First Varsity Eight vs. Iowa and Indiana (4/9).... earned two second place finishes at Wisconsin with the First Varsity Eight (4/23)... finished second with the First Varsity Eight at the Border Battle Regatta (5/1)... placed sixth with the First Varsity Eight at Big Ten Championships (5/15).

2014-15 • Junior Season:
Big Ten Conference Distinguished Scholar … Academic All-Big Ten … Capital One Academic All-District At-Large Team … CRCA Scholar-Athlete … Top Five Scholar Athlete … Defeated Boston College, Georgetown, and Notre Dame at Head of the Charles (10/19) … was a member of the Big Ten Boat of the Week (3/17) … member of the nationally ranked 1V8 boat (19th and 20th).

2013-14 • Sophomore Season:
Big Ten Conference Distinguished Scholar … Academic All-Big Ten ... CRCA Scholar-Athlete ... paced the Second Varsity Eight to victories over West Virginia, Dayton and Alabama at the Oak Ridge Invite (3/15-16) ... placed first against Dartmouth and Rutgers in the 2V8 at the Boston Challenge (4/5-6) ... also placed second ahead of Boston University ... competed against Michigan and Michigan State in the 1V8 at the Big Ten Double Dual (4/12) ... placed second behind Wisconsin with the 2V8 in the lone home dual of the year on Lake Phalen (5/4) ... finished sixth in the 1V8 at the 2014 Big Ten Championships (5/18).

2012-13 • Freshman Season:
Novice team captain … Member of the First Novice Eight ... raced at the Oklahoma Invite against Oklahoma, Kansas, Kansas State and Tulsa (3/9-10) ... finished sixth in the Grand Final at the San Diego Crew Classic against Washington, California, UCLA, Virginia and Kansas State (4/6-7) ... advanced to the final with a second-place finish in the Collegiate Novice Heat A ... defeated Michigan State in the double-dual at Wisconsin (5/5)... competed at Big Ten Championships (5/19).

High School:
Graduated from Orono High School in 2012 … earned letters in varsity fast-pitch softball and varsity basketball.

Personal:
Born June 5, 1994… daughter of John and Cindy Flakne, sister to Jonathon … majoring in genetics cell biology and development with a minor in neuroscience … was on the College of Biological Sciences Dean’s List 2012-13, 2013-14 … held a 4.0 during 2013-14, Spring 2015 … earned the 3.0 Gold Honor Roll Award Spring 2013, 2013-14, 2014-15 … earned the 3.0 Gold Maroon Honor Roll award Fall 2012.

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