University of Iowa Athletics

Jess Novack

Class Sophomore
Hometown Newnan, GA
High School Carroll High School

2008-2009… Competed in all three fall events… member of V8+ boat that placed second at Head of the Rock… qualified for finals at Southland Regatta in V8+, placing sixth… raced in 1V8+ in all six spring events… claimed four first place finishes at the Longhorn Invitational… earned second and fourth place finish at the San Diego Crew Classic… finished second in both sessions of the Michigan Duals… won the petite finals at the Big Ten Championships… also claimed first place finish in the petite finals of the Central/South Regionals.

2007-2008… Novice member… member of the N8+ for each race in the spring season… posted a win over Kansas State in the Longhorn Invitational… contributed to the Hawkeyes first place team finish at the George Washington Invitational with two wins against Navy… posted first place finishes against Indiana and Ohio State in the Big Ten Challenge… earned a first place finish in the Petite Final at the Big Ten Championships… placed fourth in the Petite Finals at the South-Central Regionals… sat in the seven seat in each race.

Before Iowa… Participated on the varsity gymnastics squad as an all-conference and state competitor for four years… gymnastics co-captain junior and senior years… also participated in tennis… member of the high honor roll.

Personal… Born June 13, 1988… daughter of Claude and Kira Novack… open major.