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.
The 1N8 competed for the Laurel V. Korholz Perpetual Trophy.
2015-16 • Senior Season: Academic All-Big Ten selection... finished second at the Head of the Des Moines in Women's Collegiate 8+... 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 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 • Junior Season: Academic All-Big Ten, raced with the First Varsity Eight and the Third Varsity Two at the Head of the Mississippi (10/2) ... raced with the 1V8 and 1V4 at the Head of the Rock (10/12) ... Defeated Boston College, Georgetown, and Notre Dame at Head of the Charles (10/19) ... paced the 1V8 at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite (3/15) ... paced the 1V8 at the OSU Classic (4/4) ... raced in the Big Ten Double Dual with the 1V8 (4/11) ... paced the 1V8 at the Clemson Invite (4/18-19) ... raced with the 2V8 at the Devil's Lake Challenge (5/2) ... placed fifth at the Big Ten Championshps with the 2V8 (5/16-17)
2013-14 • Sophomore Season: Academic All-Big Ten ... 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 2V8 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 fifth at the 2014 Big Ten Championships in the 2V8 (5/18)
2011-12 • Freshman Season: Raced at the Oklahoma Invite as 1N8 against Oklahoma, Kansas, Kansas State, and Tulsa (3/9-3/10) ... Raced at Wisconsin in the 2N8 boat (5/5)... Competed at Big Ten Championships (5/19).
High School:2012 graduate of North Cedar Community High School in Stanwood, IA...earned letters in track & field, volleyball, and music...conference champion in discus & shot put (2012), honorable mention all-conference volleyball (2012), state qualifier shot put (2011, 2012), state qualifier discus (2010, 2012), placed 5th in state for discus (2011)...graduated in top 10% of high school class and was National Council on Youth Leadership nominee.
Personal:Born February 9, 1994..daughter of Jim and Jane Koch, sister to Parker...majoring in psychology (B.S.), and minoring in statistics...enjoys traveling, knitting/crocheting, furniture design, and singing in the shower.
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.