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.