Leah Rogotzke
Leah Rogotzke


Duluth, Minn.

High School:
Duluth East



Gophers Place 86 on Big Ten Distinguished Scholar List

List of student-athletes with a 3.7 or better GPA grows by 26 percent


149 Gopher Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons


Minnesota Rowing Places Fifth at Big Ten Championships

Kalmoe and Haws named to All-Big Ten teams.


Minnesota's First Varsity Four Notches Win vs. Wisconsin

The squads faced-off on Lake Phalen in St. Paul.


Rowing Wraps Competition at Virginia Invitational

The Gophers raced against some of the top teams in the country.

2011-12 • Senior Season: Defeated Kansas as 2V8 in the Oak Ridge Invitational (3/17-18) ... Defeated Indiana and Ohio Stateas 2V4 in the Big Ten Double Dual (4/7) ... Defeated San Diego, Northeastern, Penn State and Michigan State as 1V4 in the Virginia Invitational (4/14-15) ... Defeated Wisconsin as 1V4 in the Home Dual vs.Wisconsin (4/29) ... placed fifth in the Big Ten Championships 1V4 (5/13) ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree 2010-11 • Junior Season: Letterwinner ... CRCA Scholar Athlete ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Athlete ... Academic All-Big Ten ... raced with the Gophers' First Varsity Eight at the Big Ten Championships (5/15) ... part of the 1V8 against Wisconsin (5/1) ... raced with the 2V8 at the Charles River Challenge (4/17), the Double Duals against Michigan and Michigan State (4/9), and the Tennessee dual (3/20). 2009-10 • Sophomore Season: Member of the Second Varsity Four that defeated Kansas (4/24) ... competed with the 4V8 at the Head of the Iowa (10/25) ... finished second 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: Raced with the Novice Eights ... competed with the Minnesota A Novice Eight that won its competition at the Head of the Mississippi (10/5) ... held the five seat in the Gopher A Novice Eight at the North Star Challenge (10/25) ... competed with the Minnesota A Novice Eight at the Southland Regatta (11/2) ... sat three seat when the Gophers won the Women's Collegiate Novice B Final at the San Diego Crew Classic (4/4) ... competed with the 2N8 at the Double Duals (4/11) ... raced in the Kansas dual with the 2N8 (4/25) ... competed in her first Big Ten Championships as a member of the 2N8 (5/2). Previous Rowing Experience: Rowed with the Duluth Rowing Club. Personal: Born October 12, 1989 ... undecided on a major ... daughter of Dave and Anne Rogotzke ... had a uncle, Stanley Sytsma, play for the Gopher football team and later went on to play in the NFL ... a 2008 graduate of Duluth East High School ... also competed in swimming and track during high school ... member of the National Honor Society and a Hunt Scholarship recipient.


Minnesota Hosts Border Battle Regatta


Minnesota hosts their only home meet of the year. They take on Wisconsin Sunday at Lake Phalen.

Gophers Finish An Impressive Meet at Wisconsin


The University of Minnesota rowing team picked up four first place finishes, seven second place finishes and one third place finish in Wisconsin.

Gophers Travel to B1G/Big XII Invitational


Minnesota takes on the Sooners, Hawkeyes and the Badgers in Baraboo, Wisconsin.

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