University of Iowa Athletics

Jennifer Rahn

Class Fr.
Hometown Sterling, Ill.
High School Sterling
Jennifer Rahn - Women's Rowing - University of Iowa Athletics

2013-14… Competed as part of the 1N4+ and 1N8+ crews during the 2013 fall season… Helped the 1N8+ crew finish 3-0 in a scrimmage against Indiana… finished first (17:54.923) in the 1N4+ and second (15:52.326) for the 1N8+races at the Head of the Iowa.

Before Iowa… Member of high school’s volleyball team… two-time team captain and co-MVP… conference champions from 2010-2012… two-time all-conference first team… second team all-conference as a sophomore and all-conference honorable mention as a freshman… two-time all-area first team… second team all-area as a sophomore and all-area honorable mention as a freshman… lead team in blocks as a senior and junior… member of No Limits Volleyball Club and Kane County Junior Volleyball Club… team went to AAU Volleyball championships in Orlando, Fla. in 2010 and 2012… member of high school’s volleyball team… team placed fourth at the 2013 Illinois 3A State Tournament… participated in 2008 Little League Softball World Series as team took third place… National Honor Society member… member of student council… high school coaches were Dale Dykeman (volleyball) and Rick Henderson (softball).

Personal… Born February 14, 1995… daughter of Paul and Gretchen Rahn… pre-chiropractic major.

Why Iowa… The campus is beautiful and it is such a welcoming place.

My favorite aspect of rowing is… It is nothing but teamwork and forces everyone to come together and build off each other.

What made you want to become a rower… I was recruited, I saw a challenge and I wasn’t going to let it pass.