University of Iowa Athletics

Rachael Jipp

Class So.
Hometown Wilton, Iowa
High School Wilton

2016 —  Competed in four races with 3V4+ crew…­ placed second (8:19.6) at the Big Ten/ACC Double Dual… helped 3V4+ crew to first places finishes in the morning (7:44.50) and afternoon (8:00.04) sessions at the Big Ten Double Dual… helped 3V4+ crew finish fourth (7:47.735) at the Big Ten Championships… helped team to a fifth place finish at the Big Ten Championships (95 points).

2014-15… Competed with the 2N8+ crew against Kansas in the fall… competed with the 2N8+ crew at the Big Ten Double Dual, the B1G/Big 12 Challenge, and the Big Ten Championships… collected a sixth place finish in the 2N8+ finals, finishing a full 44 seconds ahead of the Golden Gophers crew at the Big Ten Championships… helped the team to a sixth place finish, the second highest scoring performance at the Big Ten Championships in program history, and the highest since 2003.

Before Iowa… Member of high school’s golf team all four years… member of the Hawkeye community rowing team senior year… member of the honor roll all four years… and President of the National Honor Society.

Personal… Born July 1, 1996… daughter of Robert and Angela Jipp.

Why Iowa… There are a lot of opportunities here and I like how large the school is.

My favorite aspect of rowing is… I just love rowing out on the water with my teammates.

What made you want to become a rower… I wanted to try a new sport and to challenge myself. Rowing seemed like a good sport to try.