Nov. 22, 2013
University of Minnesota head rowing coach Wendy Davis announced Thursday that Bee Lovick (Melbourne, Australia) and Joyce Jollands (Adelaide, Australia) have signed National Letters of Intent to join the Golden Gophers for the 2014-15 season.
"We are very pleased to have Bee and Joyce join the Gopher Rowing family," Davis said. "They are high-character, hard-working and talented individuals and we are confident they will thrive over the course of their collegiate careers."
Lovick attended high school at Methodist Ladies College in Melbourne, where she was coached by Tim Dolphin. She graduated high school in November and plans to major in political science or global studies upon her arrival at Minnesota.
Jollands attended high school at Scotch College Adelaide, where she was coached by Denis Perry. She graduated high school in November and plans to major in earth sciences as a Gopher.
During her rowing career, Jollands earned the Robert Bowler Prize as the most improved rower for the 2012-13 season, the 2013 Rowers' Rower Award and is a member of the South Australian Sport Institute Junior Target Squad.
Academically, Jollands was honored with the Peter Allen English Prize in 2012, while earning academic letters in 2011-12 and academic colours in 2012-13.
Minnesota Falls in the Border Battle Regatta
Minnesota competed in their only home meet of the year. They were swept by Wisconsin but showed much improvement
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.