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Jaryn Folk - Women's Rowing - Kansas Jayhawks

Jaryn Folk

Height 5'7''
Class Senior
Hometown Parsons, Kansas
High School Parsons HS

Academic All-Big 12 [2019]
Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team [2018]

2018-19 (SOPHOMORE)
Raced the First Varsity Four to a fourth-place finish in the petite final at the Cooper Sprints (3/24) with a final time of 7:53.18 … Helped the First Varsity Four to a first-place petite final finish with a time of 7:37.20 at the Sunshine State Invite (4/6) … Raced the Third Varsity Four (Exh.) to a third-place finish in the grand finals of the George Mason Invite (4/14) with a final time of 7:55.34 … Helped the Second Varsity Eight to a fifth-place finish with a time of 6:58.46 at the 2019 Big 12 Championships in Oakridge, Tennessee.

2017-18 (FRESHMAN)
Rowed in the First Varsity Four and the Second Varsity Four … Helped the First Varsity Four qualify for the Grand Final at the Big 12 Championship … Powered the 2V4 to a gold medal at the George Mason Invite, clocking a time of 7:23.6 … Competed in the Second Novice Eight and the Fourth Novice Four at the Jayhawk Jamboree.

Lettered in basketball, tennis and track at Parsons High School … A tennis state qualifier and earned all-conference honors in 2016 … A track regional runner-up and qualified for state in 2017 … Graduated in the top-10 percent of her class … Member of the National Honor Society … Kansas Honor Scholar … Member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society.

Daughter of Annie and Shawn Smith … Has a younger sister, Chloe … Plans to major in aerospace engineering.