University of Iowa Athletics

Elizabeth Keene

Class Sr.
Hometown Cape Girardeau, Mo.
High School Notre Dame Regional
Elizabeth Keene - Women's Rowing - University of Iowa Athletics

2017-18…Appeared in three races with the 2N8+ crew, one race with the 2N4+ crew, and one race with the 3N8+ crew… placed third on the 2N4+ boat (21:43.201) at the Head of the Des Moines on Sept. 30… finished 10th on the 3N8+ boat (15:48.38) at the Jayhawk Jamboree on Oct. 22… raced in the 2N8+ crew against Michigan and Michigan State on Apr. 4… placed seventh on the 2N8+ boat (7:43.859) to help Iowa to a fourth-overall conference standing at the Big Ten Championship on May 13.

Before Iowa…Participated in tennis, volleyball, track and field, and cheerleading in high school…Named an All-American cheerleader, cheer team captain, and co-captain of the track and field team.

Personal…Born October 26, 1998…daughter of Jayne Scherrman…one brother, William…Chemistry and Spanish major.

My favorite aspect of rowing is…It teaches you how to be a follower. You must follow and match the woman in front of you for every single inch of the stroke. Following is just as important as leading because by following, you help lead the team to success.