University of Iowa Athletics

Izzy Bowman

Class Sr.
Hometown Leesburg, Va.
High School Loudoun County

2017-18…Finished third (18:09.087) in the 2N8+ boat at Head of the Des Moines on  Sept. 30… competed in six competitions with the 1N8+ crew in the spring… placed fourth (7:39.208) at the Longhorn Invitational on April 28… placed seventh (7:24.646) at the Big Ten Championship on May 13 to help Iowa to a fourth-place conference standing.

Before Iowa…Competed in cross-country and track in high school…cross country and track conference champions senior year…team captain senior year…won the coaches award senior year…third fastest in school history for cross country in the 5k…third fastest in school history for 800m in track…varsity letter all four years in cross country…varsity letter two years in soccer and track and field.

Personal…Born June 27, 1999…daughter of Terry Sue and John Bowman…one sister Hannah…health and human physiology and sports and recreation management major.

Why Iowa…I chose Iowa because I wanted a big school and experience a new place, and have the chance to be a D1 athlete at a Big 10 school.

My favorite aspect of rowing is…I love the team aspect of rowing, I have met my best friends through the team and it’s so great to be able to work hard along-side them every day and see what we can achieve.

What made you want to become a rower…I wanted to continue my athletic career at a bigger school and rowing offered me what I wanted and I fell in love with the sport when I tried it.