Kansas Jayhawks
Julia Isbell - Women's Rowing - Kansas Jayhawks

Julia Isbell

Height 5'10''
Class Grad.
Hometown San Diego, Calif.
High School Academy of Our Lady of Peace
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Career Honors

  • Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team [2018]
  • Two-time Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association National Scholar-Athlete [2021, 2020]
  • Big 12 Co-Boat of the Week, First Varsity Eight (4/7)

2020-21 (SENIOR)

  • Aided the team to a 3.55 spring GPA
  • Led team to be 2021 Sunflower Showdown Champions over Kansas State
  • Helped the First Varsity Eight to a second-place finish against Oklahoma (3/27) with a time of 6:39.38
  • Improved the First Varsity Eight from a day one fourth-place mark of 7:16.37 on day one of the Sunshine State Invite (4/2-3) to a third-place time of 7:46.45
  • Competed with the First Varsity Eight at Iowa’s Regatta (4/24), taking fourth overall at 6:46.45
  • Against Kansas State at the Sunflower Showdown (5/1), raced with the First Varsity Eight to a first-place time of 7:12.6
  • At the Big 12 Championship (5/15), raced with the First Varsity Eight for a top-5 finish of 7:17.945
  • 2021 Academic All-Big 12 First Team, with 4.0 GPA while obtaining her Master’s in Sport Management
  • A part of First Varsity Eight that earned Big 12 Co-Boat of the Week (4/7)
  • Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association National Scholar-Athlete

2019-20 (JUNIOR)

  • No season due to the coronavirus
  • Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association National Scholar-Athlete

2018-19 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Raced the Third Varsity Eight to a victory over Creighton with a final time of 6:07.9
  • Helped the Third Varsity Eight to a sixth-place finish with a time of 7:16.43 at the Big 12 Championship

2017-18 (FRESHMAN)

  • Rowed in the Second Varsity Four and the Third Varsity Eight
  • Helped the Third Varsity Eight qualify for the Grand Final at the Big 12 Championship
  • Aided in the 3V8 winning its qualifying heat of the George Mason Invite with open water
  • Competed in the Third Novice Eight at the Jayhawk Jamboree

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Member of the California Scholarship Federation
  • National and Spanish National Honor Society member

PERSONAL
Daughter of Dawn and John Isbell … Has a younger sister, Marian and a younger brother, Joseph … Plans to major in dance, sport management and Spanish.