University of Iowa Athletics

Molly Rygh

Class Sr.
Hometown Cedar Falls, Iowa
High School Cedar Falls
Molly  Rygh - Women's Rowing - University of Iowa Athletics

2021-22
• Raced on the I V8+ crew that won race at Harvard (6:34.3) and placed second vs. #4 Yale (6:41.7), earning B1G Boat of the Week honors (3/30)
• Competed on the I V8+ crew that placed second at Sunshine State Invite (6:31.21), third (6:44.99) and fourth (7:34.50) at Pac 12 Invite
• Competed on the II V8+ crew that placed second (6:46.867; 6:44.287) and fourth (6:58.952) at B1G Invite, third (6:58.80; 7:05.30) at B1G/Pac-12 Challeng, fifth at B1G Championships (6:41.639)
• Competed on the II V8+ crew that placed third in 18:27.101 and III V4+ crews at Jayhawk Jamboree
• President’s List and Dean’s List student (Fall 2021)
• Iowa’s B1G Sportsmanship Award winner
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Letterwinner

2020-21
• Competed in seven competitions with the
IV8+ crew
• Finished second at both Sothern Methodist and Ohio State
• Finished second, third and fourth at the Big Ten Invitational posting a best time of 6:41.065
• Finished second at Hawkeye Regatta and third at Michigan
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Dean’s List
• Letterwinner

2019-20
• Did not compete

2018-19
• Competed in three competitions with the IV4+ crew
• Finished second at the PAC-12 Invitational behind No. 11 USC and No. 3 Stanford
• Posted a season’s best time (7:42.8) at the PAC-12 Invitational finishing behind No. 1 Cal

High School
• Participated in cross country, track, and volleyball from 2014-18
• Four-year honor roll student with 4.0 GPA
• former vice president of student body, dance marathon organization, and class leadership

Personal
• Born August 15, 2000
• Daughter of Chris and Mary Beth Rygh
• Has one sister Kate
• Elementary Education major