Jen Koester
Jen Koester


Menlo Park, Calif.

High School:
St. Francis HS




Rowing Finishes Fifth at WCC Championship

LMU women's rowing placed fifth at the 2014 WCC Championship.


Commencement Saturday Features 85 Student-Athletes

LMU Congratulates 85 student-athletes who graduated on Saturday.


Championships Honors at 9th Annual Iggys

Conference titles by men's soccer and women's water polo highlight 2014 Lions Athletic Fund Iggy Awards on Thursday Night.


Head of the American in Books

LMU competed against some of the best rowing programs in the nation on Saturday.

Jen Koester enters her fourth season with the LMU women's rowing team in 2013-14...

At LMU...
2012-13...coxed the LMU Open 4+ at the Newport Autumn Rowing Festival, helping the squad to a fourth-place finish and its first victory over USD in six years...helped the Varsity 8+ to a victory over WCC-Champion Gonzaga in a head-to-head on March 15 (7:21.84)...guided the Varsity 8+ to a fourth-place finish in the Grand Final at the San Diego Crew Classic...guided the Varsity 8+ to a fourth-place finish at the WCC Championships, helping LMU to a third-place overall finish in the standings...WCC All-Academic honorable mention selection... 2011-12...competed most of the season as the coxswain for the Second Varsity 8+ during the spring of 2012... guided the Lions to a third-place finish in the 2V8+ at the 2012 WCC Championships... bronze medal finish in the 2V8+ Grand Final at the 2012 Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association (WIRA) Championships... first-place in the 2V8+ at the 2012 Berg Cup... LMU's 2V8+ went 5-2 in head-to-head competition in the spring of 2012.. 2010-11...competed in the second varsity 8 for the 2010-11 season...

High School...
Swam for three years, played two years of water polo and one year of volleyball at St. Francis High School in Mountain View, Calif... member of National Honor Society and California Scholarship Federation... four-year honor roll student...took first place at the 2007 Junior Olympics in the 4x1600m relay... also qualified for the 2006 Junior Olympics for volleyball...

Jennifer Shannon Koester was born on July 15, 1992 in Redwood City, Calif.... daughter of Gail Koester... has an older sister, Laura... volunteered at The Sequoias Home for the Elderly, with the Nativity School, and with Agnews and Woodside Elementary School... majoring in communications with a minor in business... spends her summers as a counselor at the Decathlon Sports Club Camp in Woodside, Calif.


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