Sara Nelson
Sara  Nelson


New Brighton, Minn.

High School:
Mounds View




Gophers compete in Boston on Sunday

The Gophers finished 31st in the Women's Championship Eights at the 53rd Annual Head of the Charles Regatta.


Gophers to Open Season on the Mississippi

Gopher Rowing will open the 2017-18 campaign at the Head of the Mississippi in Minneapolis this weekend.


2016-17 | FRESHMAN Finished First in Varsity 4+ and Third in Varsity 8+ in Head of the Mississippi (10/01) • competed in the 1V8 at Cardinal Invitational (3/11), 1V8 at Doc Hosea Invitational (4/2), 1V8 at Big Ten Double Duel (4/8), 2V8 at Clemson Invitational (4/22-4/23) and 1V8 at Big Ten Championships (5/14) during the spring season.

HIGH SCHOOL A 2015 graduate of Mounds View Senior High School • competed for nine seasons on the swimming team, serving as team captain • member of National Honor Society, Mustang Mentor, Spanish Club, and Volunteer Club.

PERSONAL Born June 24, 1999 to parents Susan and Collin Nelson • plans to major in computer engineering with a minor in management.


Eight Gophers Earn Academic Honors from CRCA

Eight Gophers Earn Academic Honors from CRCA

6/5/2018 - W. Rowing

The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association announced its selections for CRCA National Scholar-Athlete honors with eight Gophers achieving recognition.

161 Gophers Receive Academic All-Big Ten Honors

161 Gophers Receive Academic All-Big Ten Honors

5/30/2018 - W. Rowing

A total of 161 Minnesota student-athletes were honored by the Big Ten on the Academic All-Big Ten Team for spring and at-large sports.

Gophers Wrap Season Ranked No. 20

Gophers Wrap Season Ranked No. 20

5/18/2018 - W. Rowing

Minnesota finished 2018 as one of the top teams in the nation, 20th in the CRCA/US Rowing Coaches Poll.

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