University of Iowa Athletics

Destinee Gwee

Class Sr.
Hometown Iowa City, Iowa
High School City

2014-15… Academic All-Big Ten… CRCA Scholar Athlete… coxed the 1V8+ crew at the Head of the Des Moines and against Kansas in the fall… coxed the 2V8+ crew at the Nordic Nine, the Big Ten Double Dual, the B1G/Big 12 Challenge, against Tennessee, and the Big Ten Championships… helped the team finish second at the B1G/Big 12 Challenge… helped the 2V8+ crew top Michigan State for a win of more than four seconds at the Big Ten Double Dual… lead the 2V8+ crew to a dominating performance in the Petite Finals of the Big Ten Championships, beating Rutgers by 28.528 seconds… helped the team to a sixth place finish, the second highest scoring performance at the Big Ten Championships in program history, and the highest since 2003.

2013-14… CRCA Scholar Athlete… Academic All-Big Ten… coxswain for the 1V4+ crew all season… guided the 1V4+ boat to a runner-up finish (7:38.70) at the season opener at Clemson, third (7:35.63) and sixth place (7:56.63) results at the San Diego Crew Classic, fourth place finish (7:41.40) in Iowa’s home opener at Lake MacBride, and fifth (8:41.30) and first place (8:05.40) finishes at the Clemson Invite… ended the regular season with a first place finish at Tennessee by four seconds (7:39.00)… finished sixth (7:49.30), more than three seconds ahead of seventh place Minnesota, at the Big Ten Championship at Eagle Creek Park.

2012-13… Named to the 2012-13 Dean’s List.

Personal… Born August 23, 1993… daughter of Ryan and Santana… both parents are Iowa alums… chemistry, Chinese, and pre-med major.