University of Iowa Athletics

Keely Paus

Class Fr.
Hometown Dorchester, Iowa
High School Luther

2017-18…Appeared in five races on the 2N8+ crew… finished third (19:18.598) at the Head of the Des Moines on Sept. 30… placed sixth (15:06.78) at the Jayhawk Jamboree on Oct. 22… fell to Michigan State (7:41.74) and Michigan (7:40.14) on April 7… finished seventh (7:43.859) to help Iowa to a fourth-overall conference finish at the Big Ten Championship on May 13.

Before Iowa…Played tennis, basketball, and softball in high school…named tennis Coulee Conference Champions in 2015 and 2016…Was a state qualifier for tennis in 2016…named captain of basketball team for the 2016-17 season…All-Academic Conference 2015-2017…graduated with honors.

Personal…Born February 23, 1999…daughter of Timothy and Charlene Paus…Health and Human Physiology (Pre Physical Therapy) major.

Why Iowa…I wanted a school that could feel like home but would also be a great fit for my career goals.

My favorite aspect of rowing is…Rowing has challenged me physically and mentally. It has helped me grow as a person.